• Get Well wishes for Ray Davis

    We have learned that Ray Davis, long time afternoon host on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, is being treated for cancer. Ray retired from radio in 2013, after spending 65 years of his life broadcasting in the DC market, 28 of them

  • Feller & Hill’s DC adventure

    This bluegrass travelogue comes courtesy of Tom Feller, one half of Feller & Hill, whose spur-of-the-moment trip to our nation's capitol is described below. There is much to what Tom says that could be of benefit to other bands and

  • Bluegrass Show opens WAMU’s new theater

    It's a lot smaller than the Grand Ole Opry, but if Katy Daley and her colleagues have their way, WAMU's Black Box Theater in Washington, DC, will become another must-listen setting for live broadcasts of bluegrass music in front of

  • Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie live on WAMU

    Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie will celebrate this month's release of their latest CD, Dancin' Annie, with a live radio broadcast tonight (3/21) on WAMU's Bluegrass Country. Emerson, of course, is a true legend in the banjo world, having performed as a

  • New Digs for an Old Friend

    WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has come a long way since Dick Spottswood and Gary Henderson signed on for their first show – 30-minutes one night a week, with one taped repeat – 47 years ago. And from the days in the early

  • Ray Davis signs off

    This afternoon, September 30, will mark the final broadcast for Ray Davis, host on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, and a 65 year veteran of the radio industry in and around Washington, DC. Davis has voiced the station's 3:00-6:00 p.m. time slot for

  • Bluegrass Today at World of Bluegrass

    It's bluegrass time in Raleigh, NC! People are starting to arrive for the IBMA's World of Bluegrass, even though nothing starts officially until Tuesday morning. We are setting up our press room now on the lobby floor of the Convention Center,

  • WAMU schedule at World of Bluegrass

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country has announced their live broadcast schedule from next month's World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. For four days during the big week for the International Bluegrass Music Association, Bluegrass Country will stream three hours of live