• Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart milestone

    In only four short weeks, the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart has reached 100 reporting stations. We are delighted to acknowledge our 100th, WAMU's Bluegrass country in Washington, DC. Shortly after he took over as Senior Music Producer at the station,

  • Chris Tesky to Bluegrass Country

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country has a new head honcho. Chris Tesky has moved to DC from Connecticut to take the job as Senior Music Producer at the 24/7 bluegrass channel, broadcasting on HD Radio in the DC market, and via internet streaming

  • Tolerance in bluegrass

    This piece is a contribution from Gene Reasoner, who co-hosts a syndicated Gospel bluegrass radio show called Believers Bluegrass, currently carried on about 20 stations. Gene also publishes his own blog, where this column first appeared. Tolerance is a word that has

  • Props from Country Standard Time

    One of the aspects of Bluegrass Today we are most proud to celebrate is our Weekly Playlist Chart, which measures actual radio spins within our market. The response from artists, labels and radio programmers since we launched two weeks ago has

  • Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart

    Throughout this week, when the eyes, ears and assorted other vital organs of the bluegrass community are focused on World of Bluegrass in Nashville, we will be highlighting many of the new features of Bluegrass Today. This morning, we'll have

  • Little help for Ray Hicks?

    We have learned that Ray Hicks, a popular radio host in Missouri and a founding member of IBMA, suffered a stroke this summer. Ray spent several month convalescing in a nursing home, and is now living with his son facing

  • WAMU moves to Bethesda

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country, perhaps the largest Internet broadcaster of bluegrass music, has moved the transmitter for their broadcast signal into Maryland, giving them a decidedly wider footprint in and around the Washington, DC market. Their transmission antenna is now located in

  • We want your playlists!

    We will have a number of new features to announce as part of the relaunch of the site in September, but one that we are especially excited about is a new weekly radio airplay chart. Each week, we will chart the

  • Job opening at Bluegrass Country

    We've all heard about how tough the job market is these days, and some of us have had personal experience that bears it out. But if you are a radio pro in, or willing to relocate to DC, WAMU's Bluegrass