This week we offer another satisfying listening session, with music that spans the mountain soundscape. Hear classic bluegrass from Bill Monroe, and the latest from North Carolina’s Balsam Range.
4:00pm Nov 10, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
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
3:00pm Feb 17, 2017Music & Culture Music & Culture
Mac Wiseman is one of the last of the original generation of bluegrass players. And he’s much more than that. He’s a farm boy-turned-musician, a polio victim who learned guitar while recovering f
5:06pm Nov 04, 2016Music & Culture Music & Culture
The immediate post-World War 2 era was an exciting time in both traditional and contemporary country music. Old time mountain sounds were merging with swing, classic country, and gospel.
7:48pm Feb 13, 2016Music & Culture Music & Culture
The story of American traditional music is one of intertwined cultures. This week host Paul Brown guides us along a fascinating trail of old time mountain music, country blues, gospel and bluegras
4:15pm Jan 23, 2016Music & Culture Music & Culture
This week on Across the Blue Ridge, we take a field trip to see a senior fiddler, John “Johnny” Lewis, in southwest Virginia. He’s played music since early childhood, and now, at age 92,