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The BGS Radio Hour from the Bluegrass Situation and WMOT Roots Radio

Series produced by WMOT

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Roots and Culture - Redefined  

Songs and stories from the Bluegrass Situation - the Internet's finest source for roots and culture - redefined.

The Bluegrass Situation Radio Hour is what happens when traditional bluegrass, progressive folk-rock, Americana, and everything in between come together to form a cohesive and modern roots music radio show. From Earl Scruggs to Béla Fleck, the Louvin Brothers to the Punch Brothers, Linda Ronstadt to Margo Price.

Presented by WMOT Roots Radio 89.5, Murfreesboro-Nashville and the Bluegrass Situation (www.thebluegrasssituation.com).

One full hour of new music each week with host Chris Jacobs.


6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Roots and Culture - Redefined , Credit: The Bluegrass Situation
Music from a dozen artists that we’re excited to see at Americanafest 2017, happening all this week in and around Nashville. We’ve got music from A...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
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This week on the BGS Radio Hour we’ve got new music from Nicole Atkins, an exclusive acoustic performance from Dan Layus of the band Augustana, and...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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New music from 12 roots artists, including Pokey LaFarge, Will Hoge, and a group that’s been making music together since 1939 - The Blind Boys of A...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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A mixtape of artists that hail from Alabama including Hank Williams and Drive By Truckers, live music from Rose Cousins, and an Unexpected Roots tr...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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New music from Margo Price, an exclusive live performance from The Carolina Chocolate Drops’s Hubby Jenkins, and we pay tribute to the Rhinestone ...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An unexpected roots track from Fleetwood Mac is discovered, and we celebrate the 30th anniversary of our BGS Artists of the Month for August - the ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:02:59