The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined
BGS Radio Hour
February 4, 2018 - Songs about trains! including Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Muddy Waters, Doc and Merle Watson, and MORE!This week, we dedicate our entire show to songs about trains. Everyone from that old folkie Bob Dylan to bluegrass legends Doc and Merle Watson, stoner hippie jam kings the grateful dead to blues legends howlin’ wolf and muddy waters sang songs about riding the rails.
BGS Radio HourNov 26, 2017

A bounty of song premieres to be thankful for after the Thanksgiving Holiday, including new music from Inara George and Elijah Ocean, plus Jason Isbell’s 400 Unit gets ready to rock at Nashville’s Rhyman Auditorium and gives us tips on what to wear before the show.

BGS Radio HourNov 19, 2017

Just in time for the Thanksgiving Holiday, we dedicate an entire portion of our show to roots songs by siblings, including First Aid Kit and The Brothers Comatose, and we give special thanks to our artist of the month for November - the one and only Steve Martin.

BGS Radio HourNov 5, 2017

A special episode of the BGS Radio Hour celebrating $2 Tuesday at Nashville’s 5 Spot. We’ve got music from Jason Isbell, Robyn Hitchcock, Shovels & Rope, and many many more artists that have graced that stage for just $2 a pop.

BGS Radio HourOct 29, 2017

This week we’re bringing you highlights from our list of the 50 bluegrass albums by women, with everyone from Dolly Parton to Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless to Sierra Hull, the Dixie Chicks and many many more.

BGS Radio HourOct 22, 2017

This week we’ve got a new one off Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn’s just released record Echo In The Valley, Song Premieres from 7 artists who have new music out this month including the Wailin’ Jennies covering Emmylou Harris, and we’ve got a new one off Gregg Allman’s posthumous final record, Southern Blood.