Bluegrass Signal

Saturdays 6:30-8pm
hosted by Peter Thompson
Peter Thompson

Traditional and contemporary bluegrass, usually thematically-based and often featuring Bay Area musicians, in an eclectic mix. Includes a weekly calendar of regional bluegrass concerts and events, often with musical previews.

Hear the latest broadcast via KALW's Local Music Player page.

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9:55pm

Sun June 3, 2012
Bluegrass Signal 6/9

Musical Previews on Bluegrass Signal

Danny Paisley is returning to Grass Valley with new musicians in the Southern Grass

This Saturday (June 9th) from 6:30 - 8:00 pm, "Bluegrass Signal" presents music by many of the bands performing at the California Bluegrass Association's annual Father's Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Participants include: Bigfoot, Blue & Lonesome, The Deadly Gentlemen, Flatt Lonesome, Foghorn Stringband, Loafer's Glory, Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band, Seldom Scene, Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Tuttles with A.J.

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8:07pm

Tue May 29, 2012
Bluegrass Signal 6/2

This Saturday: a memorial tribute to Doc Watson.

Doc Watson (photo: Peter Figen)

Saturday (6/2) from 6:30 - 8:00 pm, "Bluegrass Signal" presents a memorial tribute to Doc Watson, who once said, "I'm not a legend.

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9:24pm

Mon May 21, 2012
Bluegrass Signal 5/26

Saturday on Bluegrass Signal …

… it's a Bluegrass Holiday.

Time for the annual break from the high lonesome sound as guest host Jose Segue returns with some of the latest and greatest of Bay Area Twang: roots Americana, honky-tonk, alt-country, rockabilly, western swing, country boogie/bop/rock, and more. Sure to be included: a new 45 rpm single from the B-Stars (Greg Yanito, Eric “Yang” Reedy, and friends).

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2:30pm

Tue May 8, 2012
Extended Bluegrass Signal

Extended Bluegrass Signal

Peter Thompson hosted a special 3-hour version of Bluegrass Signal this week.  He featured music of Red Wine - the latest and greatest from Europe's premier bluegrass band; Loafer's Glory - combining traditional bluegrass and old time music; and the Evie Ladin Band (pictured) - evocative playing, clever songwriting, and a rhythmic tour de force!  Listen anytime this week via KALW's Local Music Player.

2:09pm

Tue May 8, 2012
Arts & Culture

"Bluegrass Signal" Membership Campaign special on Saturday!

This Saturday -- May 12th -- at the special time of 5:00 - 8:00 pm, "Bluegrass Signal" presents music from three new CDs offered as thank-you gifts for your support of the program and the station.

 

Red Wine: RED  -  The latest and greatest from Europe's premier bluegrass band; astonishing variety.

Loafer's Glory: Loafer's Glory  -  A new super-group combining traditional bluegrass and old time music.

Evie Ladin Band: Evie Ladin Band  -  Evocative playing, clever songwriting, and a rhythmic tour de force.

 

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