• Major milestone for Mike Kear

    This weekend will mark the 500th episode of Music From Foggy Hollow, hosted by Australia's Mike Kear on WAMU's Bluegrass Country. That's quite an accomplishment in any medium, even more so in a niche market like bluegrass, and yet even more still

  • WAMU looking for photos

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country is getting ready to celebrate 45 years of playing bluegrass music on WAMU on July 2, and is asking listeners, fans and current/former colleagues to help them assemble a comprehensive photo history of the experience. A special

  • An honor for Carol Beaugard and WFDU

    Carol Beaugard, long time host of Lonesome Pine RFD on WFDU-AM in the metro New York city market, shared this recounting of a special celebration in New York earlier this month. On April 1, 2012 The Emelin Theatre held a fundraiser

  • RBI retells Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration

    On Sunday (4/8), Best Of Bluegrass on Radio Bluegrass International will air a special program recalling the Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY in September 2011. The show airs from 4:00-6:00 p.m. (EDT), streamed live

  • Sierra live on WSVS

    Sierra Hull & Highway 111 will be performing live on WSVS radio from Crewe, VA on Saturday afternoon (3/31) at 1:30 p.m. (EDT. Ms. Hull and the boys have a sold-out show later in the evening in nearby Kenbridge, and will

  • Boxcars, Lawson do radio Wednesday

    Big doin's on the radio tomorrow (3/21) for bluegrass lovers. Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. marks the official premier of the highly-anticipated sophomore release from The Boxcars, All In, on Sirius-XM's Bluegrass Junction. All five members of the band sat recently

  • Bluegrass radio and PBS pledge week

    If you enjoy programming on public radio or television in the US, you will have noticed that both are currently in the middle of their annual campaign to attract donations from viewers. Well... at least the TV side is. Public radio

  • NewFolk Radio goes live

    The new year saw the introduction of another player in the world of online acoustic music radio. NewFolkRadio, based in Portland, OR, offers free online streaming in a format that founder John Hart describes as composite radio. The concept is one

  • Tennessee Shines goes live on WDVX

    WDVX FM, Based in Knoxville, TN, is set to launch a second live performance radio program next week. For years the station has included loads of bluegrass, both in its hosted programming, and during its lunch-time live concert show, Blue