• Delta Reign CD release broadcast

    Today marks the official release of Calm Before The Storm, the first Mountain Fever album from Alabama's Delta Reign. To celebrate, the band will be hosting a CD release party and concert tonight at the Shed BBQ & Blues Joint in their

  • Getting airplay for your music

    Yesterday afternoon at World of Bluegrass, WAMU's Bluegras Country Program Director Chris Teskey moderated a panel discussion with a number of bluegrass radio notables. Billed as State of the Industry: Bluegrass Radio & Charts, the primary focus of the session

  • Help name the Sherry Boyd show on WBRF

    We posted back in July that bluegrass radio veteran Sherry Boyd was taking over the popular Blue Ridge Backroads show on WBRF, Blue Ridge County, which covers a large portion of southwest Virginia, northwestern North Carolina, and parts of East Tennessee

  • Hank Janney set to retire

    This Sunday marks the end of an era in Pennsylvania bluegrass history. Hank Janney, an icon in the Gettysburg area, will do his final radio broadcast for WGTY on August 26. His name was nearly synonymous with the music in Gettysburg. For

  • Sherry Boyd to Blue Ridge Backroads

    WBRF, Blue Ridge Country 98, has tapped Sherry Boyd to take over their popular Blue Ridge Backroads program, which airs evenings on FM powerhouse 98.1 from Galax, VA. Long time host Jay Allen has recently retired from the show, after 23

  • Where do you listen to bluegrass radio?

    This week's Bluegrass Today poll asks which of the many delivery media for bluegrass radio are most favored by our readers. Traditional AM/FM broadcast stations, sometimes called terrestrial radio in today's segmented digital market, remain a dominant player in local and

  • Go Parker on Blue Ridge Country 7/14

    Jeff Parker will be the in-studio guest on the Saturday edition of Blue Ridge Backroads on WBRF Blue Ridge Country 98, broadcasting from Galax, VA. He will be on with weekend host Judith Burnette in the 8:00 p.m. hour (EDT) to

  • Jay Allen leaving WBRF

    Jay Allen, long-time bluegrass radio host at WBRF in Galax, VA, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of next week. Allen has spent the past 23 years at the station, which broadcasts a very strong signal at

  • Tom “Cat” Reeder passes

    We have learned that Tom "Cat" Reeder, veteran broadcaster and member of the Country Music Broadcasters Hall of Fame, died earlier today. Reeder was one of the most celebrated radio personalities in the US, based in the Maryland, Washington, DC area