• WAMU’s Bluegrass Country Turns 45

    Who would have guessed that when Dick Spottswood and Gary Henderson teamed up for a half-hour radio program devoted to bluegrass music on July 2, 1967, they and offshoots of their little show would still be going strong 45 years

  • 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

  • Solivan & Co blow up WAMU

    Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen made a stop at the studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country on May 3 to perform live on the Katy Daley Show. As has been their practice of late, cameras were set up to capture their set,

  • 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

  • Herb Pedersen on WAMU

    Herb Pedersen will be the featured interview guest with Katy Daley Wednesday morning (4/11) on WAMU's Bluegrass Country at 9:00 a.m. (EDT). The pre-recorded piece features discussion about Herb's new band, Loafer’s Glory, with whom he plays guitar, along with Bill Bryson on

  • Rhonda turns ’em loose

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country has posted a new video of Rhonda Vincent & The Rage tearing through a cool medley of instrumental bluegrass favorites when they performed on the Katy Daley Show on February 2. Rhonda featured each of her top shelf

  • 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

  • Mike Scott on WAMU

    Veteran bluegrass artist Mike Scott will be the subject of an interview this afternoon (2/29) with Bob Webster on WAMU's Bluegrass Country. Mike's early career was as a banjo picker, logging time with Carl Story, Jim & Jesse, Ronnie Reno and