The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, has released a two-CD album titled “A Century of Heritage Guitar Music”. The 52 tracks include historic sides from the earliest days of recording
3:24pm Oct 20, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
4:00pm Oct 13, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
Bobby Patterson, the Galax, Virginia-based musician and founder of the old time and bluegrass label Heritage Records, passed away in September of 2017 at age 75.
4:33pm Oct 06, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we feature exciting bluegrass and old time music from a Latin perspective, along with our usual classics from senior and contemporary artists.
4:01pm Sep 29, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week’s show brings us a fun listening opportunity in southern mountain fiddling.
3:00pm Sep 22, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we hear a selection of classic and new love songs, our artists ranging from Wilmer Watts, an early banjo songster and recording artist, to IBMA Bluegrass Hall of Fame inductee Alice Gerra
3:21pm Sep 15, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
In most fields of endeavor, we can point to landmarks in progress – and to the people who create them through their contributions.
2:49pm Sep 08, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we kick things off with one of the greatest fiddlers ever – Chubby Wise – who helped define the bluegrass fiddling style. From there, we dive into some wonderful songs. And there’s a wh
4:00pm Sep 01, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
Across the Blue Ridge #88 - The Sweetback Sisters, A Captivating Old Bluegrass Band, and Great Fiddle Tunes
The Sweetback Sisters (Zara Bode & Emily Miller) perform a lively mix of classic country music, swing, and new songs and tunes, backed by a first class band.
4:00pm Aug 25, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
As the U.S. has been roiled by racial tension and occasional violence in recent weeks, we present a program focusing on the sharing of traditions through music and on togetherness.
3:47pm Aug 18, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week’s show is chock full of great singing and inspiring instrumentals. We hear from Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, a truly classic bluegrass band from Ohio, just out with a new album
3:17pm Aug 11, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we have another great summer listening session featuring roots music artists from across the mountain south and beyond. From West Virginia, Ben Townsend and friends bring us a couple of
3:15pm Aug 04, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
The Lonesome River Band, under the leadership of banjo picker Sammy Shelor of Meadows of Dan, Virginia, is celebrating 35 years in 2017. It’s been an impressive force on the bluegrass scene since