3:00pm Jan 20, 2017Music Music
This week we visit with Zoe & Cloyd, an acclaimed North Carolina roots duo whose combined musical heritage includes old time mountain, bluegrass, rock, classical and klezmer.
3:30pm Jan 13, 2017Music Music
This week’s Across the Blue Ridge presents a fine collection of musicians and styles perfect for wintertime listening. Host Paul Brown takes us through a 1950s radio segment with The Sauceman Brot
3:00pm Jan 06, 2017Music Music
This week Across the Blue Ridge presents Craver, Hicks, Watson & Newberry from their April, 2016 show at Muddy Creek Music Hall. Mike Craver, Bill Hicks and Jim Watson are all veteran
3:00pm Dec 30, 2016Music Music
Two decades after the first broadcast of Paul Brown’s Breaking Up Christmas: A Blue Ridge Mountain Holiday on NPR member stations in late 1996, we return to the award-winning music documen
3:00pm Dec 23, 2016Music Music
This week’s Across the Blue Ridge is a feast of good listening for the holidays. Host Paul Brown presents a great selection of gospel and secular music from bluegrass, old-time, blues and country
2:04pm Dec 16, 2016Music Music
Across the Blue Ridge #51 - A bright new singer songwriter, and three generations of Galax, Virginia music
Dori Freeman grew up around Galax, Virginia, a location world-renowned for its intense and varied musical culture. Her familiarity with old time mountain, bluegrass, country and gospel music filter
3:00pm Dec 09, 2016Music Music
This week, in a rebroadcast of a popular show from May, 2016, we hear a broad selection of music from country music pioneers including Mac Wiseman, Fiddlin’ Arthur Smith, Hazel Dickens, Fred Cocker
7:35pm Dec 02, 2016Music Music
This week we examine the career of bluegrass singer Curly Seckler, who turns 97 on Christmas Day 2016. A new biography is out by Penny Parsons, titled Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life And M
7:18pm Jan 18, 2017
2:13pm Jan 02, 2017
I won't be able to post about Across the Blue Ridge for a couple of weeks. No doubt you're heartbroken. But meantime, I want to let you know about two fabulous shows coming up.
10:37am Dec 09, 2016
Welcome aboard to our fifth station! We're thrilled that NPR member station WQCS 88.9 in Fort Pierce, Florida is adding Across the Blue Ridge to its schedule.
11:38am Nov 04, 2016
An irrepressible 49-year-old champion hollerer, Robby Goodman, is leading the effort to keep a hollering contest going in North Carolina.