The great Rose Maddox sang it loud and clear. Of the many great shows in the northeast, in the United States, and around the world that offer old-time, country and bluegrass music, here are a few created close to or in New York City, available via the internet and the old-fashioned way.
Lonesome Pine RFD
Carol Beaugard hosts two programs: Thursday’s show features contemporary and classic bluegrass, with one hour devoted to bluegrass gospel; and, Friday’s show features a mix of progressive string music and traditional bluegrass, with in-studio performances and interviews.
Lonesome Pine RFD is broadcast in the NYC Metro area on WFDU, 89.1 FM, Thursday 6:00—9:00 am and Fridays 9:00 am—12:00 noon (ET)
It’s also heard worldwide on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country Mondays at midnight, Wednesdays at 9:00 pm and Thursdays at 3:00 pm.
Something Borrowed, Something Bluegrass
Teri Ann McLean has been hosting a show since 2008 which features old and new bluegrass. It’s found via the internet on The Bluegrass Mix Sundays 1:00 am—3:00 am (ET)
The Moonshine Show
Bluegrass and old-time music programming first appeared on WKCR in 1963 under the direction of renowned banjo player, Pete Wernick. The Moonshine Show continues this long-standing tradition. It’s broadcast in the NYC Metro area on 89.9 FM and on the internet via WKCR’s website Sundays from 10:00 am—Noon (ET).