Fiddler Eddie Bond of the New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters has received a 2018 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
3:45pm Nov 16, 2018Music & Culture Music & Culture
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.
7:35pm Dec 02, 2016Music & Culture Music & Culture
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
4:00pm Jul 08, 2016Music & Culture Music & Culture
Across the Blue Ridge #28 - String band music, and Charlie Sizemore’s recollections of performing with Ralph Stanley
This week we feature some outstanding string band music from the New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters of southwest Virginia, with powerful singing, fiddling and autoharp playing from Eddie Bond. Also,