• Paul Mullins passes

    Bluegrass fiddler and legendary Ohio Valley radio personality Paul 'Moon' Mullins passed away on August 3. He had been in a nursing home for about a month. He was 71 years old. Mullins was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy in 2007,

  • Rural Rhythm to Radio – #2

    Rural Rhythm Records has been releasing some really good bluegrass in the last few years. They've also been working hard to make sure we all get to hear this great music. One of their efforts in that regard has been

  • New morning show on WNCW

    WNCW, which broadcasts at 88.7 FM from Spindale, NC, has announced another hour of bluegrass programming daily, starting on Monday, August 4. The new show, Mountain Morning, will air from 6:00-7:00 a.m. (eastern) each Monday through Friday morning, hosted by Jerry

  • WSVS begins webcasting

    WSVS, AM 800 in Crewe, VA has been a radio home to bluegrass music since the station's inception in 1947. The station became most closely associated with bluegrass through the involvement of Charles Johnson (Little Jody Rainwater), who joined the

  • Radio requests from far and wide

    We often receive email from bluegrass/acoustic music radio hosts from well outside the typical bluegrass demographic, often desperate to find music they might feature in their programming. In many cases, these are shows or stations of which the labels and

  • Rural Rhythm to Radio

    Rural Rhythm Records is committed to tradition and progress simultaneously. In an effort to promote all the good bluegrass recordings they are putting out these days, the label has just started their own Bluegrass Radio service. They are calling it

  • Ray Davis on All Things Considered

    The Weekend Edition of NPR News' All Things Considered, airing this evening (Saturday, May 3rd), will feature an interview with Ray Davis, who has just marked his 60th year of radio broadcasting. The program airs live from 5 to 6pm. (ET);

  • Ray Davis celebrates 60 years on radio

    Ray Davis, currently host of The Ray Davis Show on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, celebrates 60 years in broadcasting today (May 2). Davis joined WAMU in 1985 to host Saturday Bluegrass, and shared hosting duties for the weekday afternoon program, Bluegrass Country,