Those Who Can’t Attend World of Bluegrass Can Listen LIVE

Image635131056330114226It may not be the exact same experience as attending in person but when you just can’t, it sure is the next best thing.

Listeners who tune in daily to WAMU’s live broadcast will hear interviews and performances from some of the best the conference has to offer....and you’ll still be able to sleep in your own bed at night.

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will present its sixth annual live broadcast from the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Annual World of Bluegrass, taking place September 24-27 in Raleigh, N.C.
Selected by a committee of Bluegrass Country hosts from a pool of 75 applicants, 24 bands will be featured during the four days of live broadcasting.

Interviews and performances will air on 105.5 FM in Washington, D.C., 93.5 FM in Frederick, Md., and WUNC 91.5 FM in Raleigh, N.C.

All broadcasts will be from noon-3 p.m., ET each day.


The Bands

  • The Boxcars
  • Gibson Brothers
  • Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
  • Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
  • Claire Lynch Band
  • Lonesome River Band
  • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
  • Danny Paisley & Southern Grass
  • Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers
  • Special Consensus
  • Kathy Kallick Band
  • Detour
  • Reno & Harrell
  • Town Mountain
  • The Steel Wheels
  • Jim Hurst
  • Darin & Brooke Aldridge
  • Red Wine
  • Kevin Richardson & Cuttin’ Edge
  • Grasstowne
  • Newton & Thomas
  • Missy Raines & The New Hip
  • Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
  • The Outliers

WAMU Live Broadcast from IBMA Conv. NashvilleThose who are able to attend in person may wish to visit the live broadcasts but seating is very limited and audiences must remember that they’re watching a live radio show rather than a concert. 

Bluegrass Country 6th Annual Live Broadcast from IBMA’s World of Bluegrass From the Raleigh Convention Center, Room 201 Tuesday,  September 24 – Friday, September 27.

Highlights of this year’s performances include the September 25 broadcast, featuring Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Grass Cats and Joe Newberry and Big Medicine. Presented in conjunction with WUNC, the performance will take place from 8-10 p.m., ET, at WUNC’s studio in Raleigh’s Natural History Museum.

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