The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour

Monday Nights @ 9 pm

THE BLUEGRASS SITUATION: THE HOME OF EVERYTHING BLUEGRASS, FOLK, AND AMERICANA. 

From The Bluegrass Situation (‘BGS’) and WMOT Roots Radio in Nashville, The BGS Radio Hour brings you songs and stories from the best modern roots community around. The BGS Radio Hour merges modern artists and old time traditions, bringing you roots and culture - redefined. Every week you’ll hear unique content covering the international roots music scene, ranging from traditional bluegrass to progressive folk rock, Americana, roots, and everything in between.  

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This week on The BGS Radio Hour we’ve got new music from Glen Hansard, an environmental anthem from BGS Artist of the Month Pete Seeger, exclusive live tracks from Hot Club of Cowtown, and much, much more.

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour airs every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download our FREE mobile App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

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This week on the BGS Radio Hour got new music from Andrew Bird, Texas songwriter Adam Carroll, Molly Tuttle, and much much more.  

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour airs every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download our FREE mobile App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

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This week on The BGS Radio Hour we’ve got new bluegrass from folks like The Infamous Stringdusters and Mile Twelve, blues from Bobby Rush and Jontavious Willis, a John Hartford throwback, and much more.  

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour airs every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download our FREE mobile App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

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This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve newly released music from the late Townes Van Zandt, a soulful track from Yola produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, and much much more new music.

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour airs every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download our FREE mobile App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

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This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve got music from the Steel Woods, our BGS Artist of the Month Dolly Parton, and a track from the surprise album released by Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst as the Better Oblivion Community Center.

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour airs every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download our FREE mobile App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

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This week on The BGS Radio Hour we have a full hour of California Country. From legends like Buck Owens, Lucinda Williams, and Merle Haggard, to current torchbearers Sam Outlaw and Jade Jackson, California country has deep roots and enduring influence.

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour airs every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download our FREE mobile App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

Happy Holidays to you and yours from everyone at Northern California Public Media and KRCB FM Radio 91! 

Cheers to the holiday music we have for your ears on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on KRCB FM Radio 91:

Monday, December 24, 2018:

7:00 pm - Folk Alley Christmas Special

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This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve got new music from Indigo Girl Amy Ray, Canadian Country Crooner Colter Wall, and we premiere a segment from our brand new podcast The Show On The Road, hosted by Dustbowl Revival frontman Zach Lupetin.

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This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve got music from Crooked Still, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Robbie Fulks, and Front Country, plus we examine the Folk traditions lying just beneath the surface of Kate Bush’s 1978 debut - The Kick Inside.

Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour can be heard every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play! 

This week on the bgs radio we’ve got new music from The Milk Carton Kids, Dawes, The War and Treaty, Amanda Shires, Lindsay Lou, and many many more. 

You can hear The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour, with host Chris Jacobs, every Monday night at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91, 91.1 and 90.9; streaming at norcalpublicmedia.org; Comcast Cable channel 961; and with the FREE KRCB App available in the App Store and Google Play.

This week, music from two international folk festivals: The Long Road Festival in Leicestershire, and the Tønder Festival in Denmark. Tune in for music from the Secret Sisters, Sam Outlaw, Ruby Boots, Ashley Campbell, and many more.

Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour can be heard every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

New music from Milk Carton Kids, plus Dawes, Amanda Shires, Lindsey Lou, and more!

Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour can be heard every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

Punch Brothers are the quintet of mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny and violinist Gabe Witcher.

Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour can be heard every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

This week we bring you 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, plus many more artists that have graced that stage for just $2 a pop.

Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour can be heard every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

Hear an exclusive performance by I’m With Her. Also music from, Cowboy Junkies, roots music from the UK with The Pogues and Nick Drake, plus new music from Worry Dolls and The Rails. All this and more on The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour.

HearThe Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

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From legends like Buck Owens, Lucinda Williams, and Merle Haggard, to current torchbearers Sam Outlaw and Jade Jackson, California country has deep roots and an enduring influence.

HearThe Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve got songs written and/or performed by brothers - everyone from The Stanley Brothers, to the Louvin Brothers, right up to Dawes and of course, the Beach Boys, we set aside all sibling rivalries to focus exclusively on the music.

HearThe Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast channel 961 all over the Bay Area / Download the FREE KRCB mobile app @ iTunes & Google Play!  

This week on the Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour we bring you highlights from each day of the second annual Arroyo Seco weekend, happening in Pasadena, California just a stone’s throw from BGS HQ in Los Angeles...we’ve got highlights from some of the roots music artist performing on both days, including Shakey Graves, Trampled By Turtles, Hurray For the Riff Raff, and of course some of the headliners including Robert Plant and Neil Young.

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This week we’ve got new music from Laura Veirs, Mipso, and Old Crow Medicine Show, plus we’re excited to announce details on a new Americana and Roots music festival happening this September in England, The Long Road Festival in Leicestershire.

HearThe Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve got new music from The Travelin’ McCourys and Parker Millsap, a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to play deep inside a cave in the Tennessee Mountains with Brandi Carlile, and we bring you music from some of this year’s nominees for the Americana Music Awards including Margo Price, Jason Isbell, and Molly Tuttle.

This week on the BGS Radio Hour Ashley Campbell serves us a mixtape of her favorite banjo tunes from the likes of Dolly Parton, Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys, Carl Jackson, Punch Brothers, Sara Jarosz and many many more. 

Listen to The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour every Monday at 9:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ radio.krcb.org / Comcast Cable channel 961 all over the Bay Area / the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes & Google Play!  

This week on The BGS Radio Hour we’ve got an interview with Tyler Mahan Coe, host and producer of the Cocaine & Rhinestones podcast, arguably the best podcast about country music there ever was, and we celebrate our Artist of the Month for May - the one and only John Prine.