3:26pm Oct 19, 2018Music & Culture Music & Culture
Across the Blue Ridge #148 - Dorothea Lange, Reynolda House, Music Of The Dust Bowl and The Great Depression
Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, NC is hosting an
4:06pm Jul 14, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
It’s another fabulous summer listening program this week, perfect for time at home, a barbeque, vacations, or that long road trip. Hear early stars of the Grand Ole Opry including DeFord Bailey, p
4:12pm Jul 07, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we hear selections from a new recording by Bobby Hicks – one of the greatest fiddlers in the history of bluegrass – and Mark Kuykendall. Plus … bluesy gospel from the Harris Brothers of
4:00pm Jun 30, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This Fourth of July week show explores the confluence of American and British sounds of the American Revolution in the contemporary U.S.
4:00pm Jun 23, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week, as gardens come in, people start out on summer trips to home places and family, we hear a selection of songs reflecting the southern attachment to home and hearth, and the tensions betwe
4:00pm Jun 16, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
The first of this year’s Across the Blue Ridge summer listening sessions brings us a wonderful selection of old and new songs and tunes demonstrating the many cultural crossroads in American tradit
4:00pm Jun 09, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we hear a fabulous Muddy Creek Music Hall stage performance from The New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters, one of the finest mountain string bands performing today.
4:06pm Jun 02, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week, as the fiddlers’ convention season in the south really gets underway, we check out some songs and tunes old and new from the Virginia mountains. In the southwestern part of Virginia, Ga
4:00pm May 26, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
The allure of traditional southern music has spread across the U.S. and around the world. Case in point: David Bragger is a Los Angeles audio-video producer and musician.
4:00pm May 19, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
The Mountains of Music Homecoming is just around the bend. The movable feast of roots music takes place in communities around southwestern Virginia June 9-17.
4:00pm May 12, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
Mike “Lightnin’” Wells brings traditions together in his entertaining, informative and down-home one-man shows. His latest album, titled “O Lightnin’ Where Art Thou?”, displays his range as never
4:00pm May 05, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week we take a moment at Merlefest – not for the main stage acts, but with the community of jammers at festivals. Beyond that, we hear a fine selection of bluegrass and old time music with a
4:00pm Apr 28, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
New recordings, a preview of roots music from a public TV series, and some classic fiddle tunes and bluegrass cuts share the spotlight this week.