WoodSongs (Old Time Radio Hour) is an internationally syndicated radio program recorded before a live audience each week at the historic Lyric Theatre in downtown Lexington, Kentucky.

All Past Episodes

Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands and Nefesh Mountain

56:30 | #2303 | TV-G

Laurie Lewis is internationally renowned as a singer, songwriter, fiddler, bandleader and producer. Nefesh Mountain is the place where American Bluegrass and old-time music meet with Jewish heritage and tradition.

Jimmie Vaughan

59:00 | #2302 | TV-G

American blues rock guitarist and singer Jimmie Vaughan has dedicated his life to the blues.

The Chuck Wagon Gang and the Small Glories

59:00 | #2301 | TV-G

The Chuck Wagon Gang showcase their simple style, yet distinctive sound. The Small Glories perform.

Chris Stills and Abbie Gardner

56:30 | #2213 | TV-G

Chris Stills, son of American rock musician Stephen Stills, and dobro player Abbie Gardner perform.

Aubrey Logan and Gaelynn Lea

56:31 | #2212 | TV-G

Aubrey Logan showcases her jaw-dropping vocals and expert trombone-playing. Gaelynn Lea performs her experimental takes on traditional fiddle music.

Lee Roy Parnell and Samantha Fish

56:30 | #2211 | TV-G

Lee Roy Parnell is known as a triple-threat artist for his guitar prowess, and Samantha Fish has quickly established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world.

John Gorka and The War and Treaty

56:30 | #2210 | TV-G

Singer-songwriter John Gorka got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in Pennsylvania. The War and Treaty are the husband & wife duo of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount.

The Mammals and the Dustbowl Revival

56:30 | #2209 | TV-G

The Mammals, a high-octane Americana quintet, and American roots orchestra the Dustbowl Revival perform.

Molly Tuttle and Mike Barnett

56:30 | #2208 | TV-G

Virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Molly Tuttle and premier fiddler Mike Barnett appear.

Abby the Spoon Lady & Chris Rodrigues and McPeake

56:30 | #2207 | TV-G

Internationally known street performers Abby the Spoon Lady and Chris Rodrigues appear.

Ukulele Night!

56:30 | #2206 | TV-G

The many styles, sounds, and stories of the ukulele are explored with musicians from across America.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

56:30 | #2205 | TV-G

Singer Rhonda Vincent, one of the most decorated Bluegrass artists, performs great new songs.

Young Thumbs with Special Guest Tommy Emmanuel

56:30 | #2204 | TV-G

Young master guitarists from around the world perform on this special event broadcast of WoodSongs. Revered guitar player Tommy Emmanuel mentors the young artists.

Smithsonian Folkways Celebration

56:30 | #2203 | TV-G

Dom Flemons and more great artists celebrate the 70th anniversary of Smithsonian Folkways. They join Michael to share the label's mission, story, and cultural heritage.

Sun Records Celebration

56:31 | #2202 | TV-G

Musicians and songwriters celebrate Sun Records, that was founded in 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee, and launched the careers of Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Elvis, Jerry Lee, and Charlie Rich.

Dan Tyminski and Drew Holcomb

56:30 | #2201 | TV-G

Dan Tyminski, one of the premier vocalists in modern acoustic music, and Drew Holcomb, a road warrior for more than a decade, perform.

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge & and Aoife O'Donovan

56:30 | #2113 | TV-G

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge first full-length album Avalon is a love letter to the sound of an acoustic guitar. Aoife O'Donovan spotlights her latest project, Man in the Neon Coat: Live in Cambridge.

Billy Strings; Whisky Shivers

28:30 | #2112 | TV-G

Billy Strings plays material from his latest, Turmoil & Tinfoil. String band Whiskey Shivers performs songs from their new album, Some Part of Something.

Dailey & Vincent; Chasity Brown

56:31 | #2111 | TV-G

Dailey & Vincent has been hailed as one of the most exciting and reputable Bluegrass bands in America. Chastity Brown melds folk, pop, and soul on her debut album, Silhouette of Sirens.

Livingston Taylor; Rebecca Loebe

56:30 | #2110 | TV-G

Livingston Taylor plays songs from latest album, Blue Sky, and talks about teaching young artists at the Berklee College of Music. Rebecca Loebe is an award-winning indie-folk singer from Atlanta, Georgia, who has appeared on The Voice.

United By Music North America Band

56:31 | #2109 | TV-G

United by Music is a performance program for musically talented people with developmental and intellectual challenges. The organization has put together the United by Music North America band, a fabulous ensemble of musicians, to perform.

Roots Music Summit Spectacular

56:34 | #2108 | TV-G

This massive roots music spectacular features amazing WoodSongs kids from around the nation plus special guests from the Folk Alliance, Blues Foundation, the IBMA and SongFarmers to explain what each organization does and how interested musicians can benefit from their grassroots work.

Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi and The Affrilachian Poets

56:30 | #2107 | TV-G

Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi pay homage to the legendary blues duo Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee on their latest release, Sonny & Brownie's Last Train. An all-star team of Affralachian poets lead by Frank X and Bianca Spriggs will read and discuss their poetry with background music by renown Louisville jazz pianist Harry Pickens.

Shun Ng; Peter Mulvey

56:30 | #2106 | TV-G

Shun Ng is an award-winning fingerstyle guitar virtuoso known for his unique style. Peter Mulvery performs from his latest record, Are You Listening?.

The Blind Boys of Alabama

56:34 | #2105 | TV-G

The Blind Boys of Alabama perform songs from their emotional new album, Almost Home.

US Navy Bluegrass Band Country Current and Parker Hastings

56:30 | #2104 | TV-G

The Navy's premier country-bluegrass ensemble performs. Parker Hastings is the youngest national thumb picking champion in history.

McLain Family Band

56:30 | #2103 | TV-G

From Berea, Kentucky, The McLain Family Band celebrates their 50-year anniversary performing bluegrass music.

Tommy Emmanuel

56:30 | #2102 | TV-G

The virtuoso guitarist from Australia celebrates his new album, Accomplice One. It's an album full of incredible duets that showcases his love of many styles.

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

56:30 | #2101 | TV-G

Bela Flect and Abigail Washburn play songs from their innovative second album, Echo in the Valley,

Victor Wainwright & The Train and Birds of Chicago

56:33 | #2013 | TV-G

Victor Wainwright & The Train showcase great songs with high-octane boogie piano and big soul. Birds of Chicago is a collective built around husband and wife duo JT Nero and Allison Russell.

Ben Sollee and Luke Bulla

56:33 | #2012 | TV-G

Ben Sollee dives deep into heavy cello and drum grooves and adventurous instrumentals. Luke Bulla won the National Fiddle Contest six times as a kid and won the Grand Champion division at age sixteen.

Eric Johnson and Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

56:33 | #2011 | TV-G

Eric Johnson has long been hailed as one of the world's preeminent electric guitarists. The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930's Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz.

Exile and Martin Family Circus

56:34 | #2010 | TV-G

Exile performs pop and country songs. The Martin Family Circus is a vocal-driven melodic band.

Linkin' Bridge and Run Boy Run

56:35 | #2009 | TV-G

The singing group Linkin' Bridge and the Tucson five piece Run Boy Run perform.

Six String Soldier and Pentagon Winds

56:33 | #2008 | TV-G

The acoustic trio Six-String Soldiers are part of the United States Army Field Band. Pentagon Winds is a woodwind quintet originally formed in 1989 as part of the Army Field Band's College Clinic Team.

Peter Rowan and J2B2 (John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band)

56:33 | #2007 | TV-G

Grammy-winning music legend Peter Rowan and all-star bluegrass supergroup J2B2 perform.

Sam Bush Band

56:33 | #2006 | TV-G

Sam Bush is a bluegrass music legend and one of the premier masters of the mandolin.

Roger McGuinn and John Lomax III

56:34 | #2005 | TV-G

Roger McGuinn, folk icon and founding member of The Bryds, and John Lomax III appear.

EmiSunshine and Blue Highway

56:35 | #2004 | TV-G

EmiSunshine, the 13-year-old prodigy from East Tennessee, is a true vocal stylist whose music has been described as "old-timey." Blue Highway is considered one of the highest esteemed bluegrass band in the history of the genre.

Judy Collins and Ari Hest

56:34 | #2003 | TV-G

Judy Collins returns to WoodSongs riding the global wave of her first new studio album in four years. Ari Hest makes his second appearance on the program.

George Winston and the Outside Track

56:33 | #2002 | TV-G

George Winston, a celebrated American pianist whose career spans more than 40 years, performs. The Outside Track, one of the top Celtic acts in the world, performs.

John Oates

56:33 | #2001 | TV-G

John Oates performs classic Hall and Oates hits solo acoustic and reads from his new memoir.

Celebration of Muddy Waters with John Primer, Bob Margolin and Paul Oscher

55:15 | #1913 | TV-G

Today's most preeminent American blues and roots artists celebrate the music of Muddy Waters.

Alison Brown Quartet, Frank Solivan, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

56:33 | #1912 | TV-G

Progressive banjo players Alison Brown and monster mandolin master Frank Solivan perform. Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley is a unique collaborative effort between two gifted musicians.

California Guitar Trio and Sugar Blue

56:30 | #1911 | TV-G

The California Guitar Trio explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical and world music. Sugar Blue is the Grammy Award-winner who has played with legends from Willie Dixon to The Rolling Stones.

Bobby Rush and Dallahan

56:30 | #1910 | TV-G

Grammy-nominated Bobby Rush is considered one of the greatest bluesman currently performing. Dallahan is one of the fastest rising forces on the international folk circuit.

Celebration of Michael Hedges with Andy McKee and Christie Lenee

56:28 | #1909 | TV-G

Guitarists Andy McKee and Christie Lenee celebrate trailblazing acoustic guitarist Michael Hedges.

John McEuen and Bill & The Belles

56:33 | #1908 | TV-G

John McEuen brings over 45 years of worldwide performing with his banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin. Bill and the Belles continue to further the music traditions of their region.

Michael Martin Murphey and the Kentucky Headhunters

56:30 | #1907 | TV-G

Michael Martin Murphey has left an indelible mark on the American music landscape crafting and recording such iconic hits as "Wildfire," "Carolina In The Pines," and more. The Kentucky Headhunters are known as "Southern Rock Royalty."

Celebration of Merle Travis with Thom Bresh, Eddie Pennington, Katelyn Prieboy and Parker Hastings

56:34 | #1906 | TV-G

The music of Merle Travis, a Kentucky guitar hero and an American music icon, is showcased.

O'Connor Band with Mark O'Connor

56:30 | #1905 | TV-G

The O'Connor Band with Mark O'Connor features one of the most iconic fiddlers in American history.

Celebration of Barbershop Harmony with The Ringmasters, Vintage Mix, The Wildcat Harmonizers & The Time Bandits

56:33 | #1904 | TV-G

The Ringmasters and Vintage Mix showcase the joyful celebration of Barbershop Singing.

Earls of Leicester

56:32 | #1903 | TV-G

The bluegrass group, assembled by master musician and multi-Grammy winner Jerry Douglas, performs.

Tim O'Brien and Ron Block

56:31 | #1902 | TV-G

Tim O'Brien, one of titans of roots-music, and accomplished musician Ron Block perform.

Sweet Honey in the Rock

56:30 | #1901 | TV-G

Folk and civil rights legends use a capella song, dance, and sign language to express their history.

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road with Eddy Raven/Martin Family Circus

56:29 | #1813 | TV-G

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road showcase their distinct sound and charismatic stage show along with Cajun-influenced country star Eddy Raven. The Martin Family Circus is a talented family band of brilliant musicians.

Celebration of WoodSongs Kids

56:33 | #1812 | TV-G

Talented young performers appears on stage alongside professional and touring artists.

The Wood Brothers/The Claudettes

56:29 | #1811 | TV-G

Chris Wood of Medeski Martin and Wood and his brother Oliver create their own evocative sound. The Claudettes perform their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz.

Iris Dement/Leyla McCalla

56:34 | #1810 | TV-G

Renowned singer-songwriter Iris Dement and multi-instrumentalist Leyla Mccalla perform.

Kinky Friedman/Kacey Jones

56:31 | #1809 | TV-G

Kinky Friedman performs songs from his new album "The Loneliest Man I Even Met." Kacey Jones is one of America's funniest ladies of song.

Charlie Musselwhite/Gill Landry

56:34 | #1808 | TV-G

Harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite is one of the most revered blues musicians in the world. Gill Landry is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Louisiana.

Elle King/David Wax Museum One

56:29 | #1807 | TV-G

Songwriter Elle King is a phenomenal performer with an incredible voice and massive personality. David Wax Museum's new album Guesthouse melds the band's strong acoustic sound with synthesizers.

Tommy Emmanuel

56:34 | #1806 | TV-G

Tommy Emmanuel is arguably one of the most exciting, brilliant and powerful guitar masters on earth.

United States Air Force Band Celtic Aire/Leroy Troy and the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band

56:32 | #1805 | TV-G

Celtic Aire is the premier Celtic and folk ensemble of the United States Air Force. Leroy Troy and the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band are a "blast from the past" band.

Celebrating The Legacy of the Carter Family

56:31 | #1804 | TV-G

The Carter Family sang a pure, simple harmony that influenced folk, bluegrass, and rock musicians like Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, the Kingston Trio, Doc Watson, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, and others.

Tom Paxton/Sam Gleaves

56:30 | #1803 | TV-G

Singer-songwriter Tom Paxton carries on the folk tradition with passion, wit and grace. Sam Gleaves performs traditional ballads, dance tunes, and original songs.

The Mavericks/Whitney Rose

56:33 | #1802 | TV-G

The critically acclaimed group The Mavericks merge traditional country with rock and roll. Whitney Rose is a special guest on the show as requested by Raul Malo himself.


56:27 | #1801 | TV-G

Singer-songwriter Jewel tells the countless moments of introspection that led her to where she is.

Emisunshine and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

56:34 | #1713 | TV-G

Ten year-old Emi Sunshine and her band The Rain perform songs from her album, Black Sunday '35'. Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley have a new duo project together that features a stellar mix of bluegrass and traditional country.

The US Navy Bluegrass Band Country Current and Pat Flynn

57:06 | #1712 | TV-G

Country Current, the premier county-bluegrass group of the U.S. Navy Band, performs. Pat Flynn is a Nashville guitar virtuoso and member of the New Grass Revival.

Minton Sparks and Dale Watson

56:31 | #1711 | TV-G

Minton Sparks uses her intoxicating gift for storytelling to paint word pictures of the rural South. Dale Watson is a country music maverick, a true outlaw carrying on where Waylon Jennings left off.

Celebration of the Cello with Portland Cello Project & Ben Sollee

56:34 | #1710 | TV-G

Cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer Ben Sollee is known for his innovative playing style. The Portland Cello Project has wowed audiences all over the country with extravagant performances.

A Country Tribute to Buddy Holly featuring David Frizell and Helen Cornelius

56:30 | #1709 | TV-G

Country music star David Frizell gathers a cadre of music's elite for a great homage to Buddy Holly.

Crowe, Lawson & Williams

55:31 | #1708 | TV-G

Banjo master J.D. Crowe, trailblazer Doyle Lawson, and Bluegrass Gospel legend Paul Williams perform.

Celebration of the Music of Appalachia

56:30 | #1707 | TV-G

The Music of Appalachia, one of the most fertile musical regions in the world, is celebrated.

Asleep at the Wheel and the Quebe Sisters

56:34 | #1706 | TV-G

The legendary Austin based Grammy-winning Band led by the dynamic Ray Benson performs. The Quebe Sisters from Texas are fiddle champions playing and singing in multi-part harmony.

Jorma Kaokonen and Lowell Banana Levinger

56:30 | #1705 | TV-G

Celebrated guitarist Jorma Kaokonen is a founding member of two legendary bands, Jefferson Airplane and the still-touring Hot Tuna. Lowell Levinger aka "Banana" is the founding member of The Youngbloods, and the original 'Hippie From Olema'.

The Fairfield Four and the McCrary Sisters

56:30 | #1704 | TV-G

Featured in the film O Brother Where Art Thou?, The Fairfield Four are one of the most respected names in gospel music. The McCrary Sisters are long known in Nashville circles as first-call session aces supporting some of music's most vibrant artists.

Celebration of the Hammered Dulcimer

54:05 | #1703 | TV-G

The name "dulcimer" comes from the Latin and Greek works dulce and melos, which together mean "sweet tune." Master musicians Joshua Messick, Andy Young, and Ted Yoder perform their own distinct style.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

56:34 | #1702 | TV-G

Preservation Hall Jazz Band showcases the classic American sound that was created in the Crescent City 100 years ago. The band derives its name from the Preservation Hall venue located in New Orleans' French Quarter.

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

56:35 | #1701 | TV-G

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn present their debut album as a duo, after many years of prominence as banjo players and composers in their own eclectic avenues.

Lisa Biales and the Barefoot Movement

56:30 | #1613 | TV-G

Known for her clear-as-a-bell singing voice, Lisa Biales has been dubbed "Belle of the Blues."

Gaelic Storm and Billy Strings & Don Julin

56:34 | #1612 | TV-G

Gaelic Storm blends indie-folk and world grooves with Celtic tradition and a rock sensibility.

Crowder and the Collection

56:31 | #1611 | TV-G

Artist and songwriter Crowder blends folk/pop/electronica style combined with outstanding musicianship and profound lyrics. He performs inspirational songs from his solo debut album, Neon Steeple. The Collection are an incredible new folk collective with a new album, Ars Moriendi.

The Holmes Brothers and Chatham County Line

56:34 | #1610 | TV-G

The Holmes Brothers deliver a moving blend of blues, gospel, soul, R&B, rock 'n' roll, and country.

Special Consensus plus Bluegrass Kids with Cane Mill Road and Jonathan Wilson-Rader

56:30 | #1609 | TV-G

Special Consensus blend elements of Chicago blues, swing, newgrass, and country music. Cane Mill Road is a North Carolina bluegrass band formed from kids who met and bonded while performing at MerleFest.

Matt Anderson and the Howlin' Brothers

56:34 | #1608 | TV-G

Matt Anderson showcases his skilled guitar work narrative-driven songs blending blues and folk. The Howlin' Brothers return with a new release Trouble that gives the listener a glimpse into the troubadour lifestyle.

Acoustic Eidolon and Willie Watson

56:32 | #1607 | TV-G

Acoustic Eidolon features Joe Scott on double neck guitjo and Hannah Alkire on cello. Willie Watson is best-known for his work with his previous band Old Crow Medicine Show.

Donna The Buffalo and Eliza Rickman

56:35 | #1606 | TV-G

Donna The Buffalo's presents feel-good, groove-oriented, danceable and socially conscious music.

Ellis Paul and Socks in the Frying Pan

42:30 | #1605 | TV-G

Master songwriter and storyteller Ellis Paul and Irish musicians Socks In The Frying Pan perform.

Celebration of the Music of Jean Ritchie

56:35 | #1604 | TV-G

Jon Pickow, Dan Schatz, Elizabeth LaPrelle, and others celebrate folk songwriter Jean Ritchie.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Plus Willow Osborne

56:30 | #1603 | TV-G

Rhonda Vincent and The Rage is the most awarded band in bluegrass music. Willow Osborne performs.

Bryan Sutton and Dom Flemons

56:34 | #1602 | TV-G

Acoustic guitarist Bryan Sutton and Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons perform.

Lee Ann Womack

56:30 | #1601 | TV-G

Grammy-winning vocalist Lee Ann Womack performs songs her album, The Way I'm Livin'.

Mandy Barnett and the Dustbowl Revival

56:16 | #1513 | TV-G

World-class vocalist Mandy Barnett performs. The Dustbowl Revival merge bluegrass and swamp blues.

The Infamous Stringdusters and Elephant Revival

56:30 | #1512 | TV-G

The newgrass-jam quintet The Infamous Stringdusters and the soulful Elephant Revival perform.

Carlene Carter and Jason D. Williams

56:30 | #1511 | TV-G

Country singer and songwriter Carlene Carter and dynamic piano player Jason D. Williams perform.

Baskery and Willie Sugarcapps

56:31 | #1510 | TV-G

Baskery, a trio of sisters from Sweden, blend punk with the subtlety of singer-songwriting. Willie Sugarcapps collective musical experiences mingle together to create a new kind of organic and artisanal music.

NRBQ and Sundy Best

56:30 | #1509 | TV-G

The legendary roots rock band NRBQ performs. Sundy Best re-imagines timeless classic rock.

Suzy Bogguss and Valerie June

56:16 | #1508 | TV-G

Suzy Bogguss, one of country music's most evocative vocalists, and artist Valerie June perform.

David Broza and Mike Stevens & Okaidja Afroso with Raymond McLain

56:31 | #1507 | TV-G

Israeli superstar David Broza is one of the most vibrant performers in the singer-songwriter world. Mike Stevens and Okaidja Afroso are two passionate musicians from very different backgrounds.

Amy Ray and John Fullbright

56:22 | #1506 | TV-G

Amy Ray, known as half of the Indigo Girls folk-rock duo, appears with her country band. Songwriter John Fullbright performs selections from his LP, Songs.

Tommy Castro and Tee Dee Young

56:30 | #1505 | TV-G

A high energy set features Tommy Castro's groove-laden guitar playing and soulfully-searing vocals. Tee Dee Young, a central Kentucky, award-winning blues artist, performs.

Celebrating the Music of the Ozarks from Eureka Spring, Arkansas

56:30 | #1412 | TV-G

Clancey Ferguson, The Ozark Alliance, and more perform at the 66th Annual Ozark Folk Festival in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott and Ron Block with Sierra Hull

56:30 | #1411 | TV-G

Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott are highly regarded as roots music titans and perform music from their album, Memories and Moments. Musician Ron Block also performs.

Judy Collins and Ari Hest

56:30 | #1504 | TV-G

Folk icon Judy Collins performs songs from Live in Ireland. Singer-songwriter Ari Hest performs.

Celebration of the Music and Life of Pete Seeger

56:30 | #1503 | TV-G

Michael Johnathon, Rik Palieri, and others celebrate the life and music of folk icon Pete Seeger.

The Kruger Brothers

56:30 | #1502 | TV-G

The three soulful world-class virtuosos integrate folk music with European classical music.

Pink Martini and the Von Trapps

56:30 | #1501 | TV-G

The great-grandchildren of Captain and Maria von Trapp perform with the multicultural pop ensemble.

Michael Martin Murphey and The Clark Family Trio from Eureka Springs, Arkansas

56:31 | #1413 | TV-G

Michael Martin Murphey and The Clark Family Trio perform at the 66th Annual Ozark Folk Festival.


56:30 | #1405 | TV-G

The legendary band Exile celebrates 50 years together with their first new album in twenty years, their induction into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, and more.

Tribute to Dr. Ralph Stanley featuring Don Rigsby, Nathan Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys

56:30 | #1410 | TV-G

Don Rigsby performs songs that Dr. Ralph Stanley recorded throughout his 67-year career. Also performing are Nathan Stanley, grandson of Dr. Ralph Stanley, and The Clinch Mountain Boys.

The McCrary Sisters and the Deadly Gentlemen

56:30 | #1409 | TV-G

The McCrary Sisters showcase their southern soul gospel roots. Folk and grass band The Deadly Gentlemen perform.

Guy Davis, Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers, plus Sue Massek

56:30 | #1408 | TV-G

Guy Davis revives the traditions of acoustic blues and bringing them to as many ears as possible. Plus, Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers perform and Sue Massek performs an excerpt from her one-woman play.

Old Man Luedecke and Sarah Jarosz

56:30 | #1407 | TV-G

Roots singer-songwriter Old Man Luedecke and singer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz perform.

Janiva Magness and Minton Sparks

56:30 | #1406 | TV-G

Janiva Magness performs songs from her CD, Stronger For It. Minton Sparks performs songs from her latest album, Live at the Station Inn.

Nikki Hill and Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

56:30 | #1404 | TV-G

Nikki Hill evokes the great blues shouters of previous decades. Harp player Rick Estrin performs.

Maria Doyle Kennedy and Crystal Bowersox

56:31 | #1403 | TV-G

Irish singer Maria Doyle Kennedy performs. Crystal Bowersox showcases her emotive folk-rock-country style.

Steep Canyon Rangers and Shannon Whitworth

56:30 | #1402 | TV-G

The acoustic Bluegrass quintet performs with sultry, bluesy singer-songwriter Shannon Whitworth.

Tommy Emmanuel

56:30 | #1401 | TV-G

Two-time Grammy nominee and legendary guitarist Tommy Emmanuel dazzles the audience.

Kim Churchill & Ben Sollee

56:30 | #1313 | TV-G

Austrailian singer/songwriter Kim Churchill performs followed by cellist and songwriter Ben Sollee.

Over The Rhine

56:30 | #1312 | TV-G

Ohio-based band Over the Rhine perform songs from their album, The Long Surrender.

Amy Grant

56:30 | #1311 | TV-G

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant performs songs from her latest album, How Mercy Looks From Here.

JD Crowe plus 15 year old Brady Miller and 14-year-old Marteka Lake

56:30 | #1310 | TV-G

Legendary banjo player JD Crowe performs along with 15-year-old Brandy Miller and 14-year-old Marteka Lake.

Bluegrass Over The Edge featuring The Cleverlys and The Moore Brothers Band

56:30 | #1309 | TV-G

Bluegrass band The Cleverlys perform followed by the Moore Brothers Band, who play songs from their self-titled album.

Celebration of the Legacy Artists featuring Mary Black & Paul Brady

56:34 | #1308 | TV-G

From Dublin, Ireland, Irish singer/songwriter Mary Black performs songs from her album, Twenty-five Years - Twenty-five Songs. Folk singer Paul Brady performs songs from his anthology album, Dancer in the Fire.

The Irish Roots of American Bluegrass Music

56:30 | #1307 | TV-G

From Dublin, Ireland, various artists perform songs that represent bluegrass and Irish music.

Joe Louis Walker & Aoife O'Donovan

56:30 | #1306 | TV-G

Blue guitarist Joe Louis Walker plays songs from his album, Hellfire. Folk singer/songwriter Aoife O'Donovan performs songs from her new CD, Fossils.

Mike Scott & The Waterboys - Celebration of W.B.Yates

56:30 | #1305 | TV-G

Mike Scott & The Waterboys perform songs from their album, An Appointment with Mr. Yates.

JJ Grey & Mofro Plus 15 Year-Old Slade Warnken

56:30 | #1304 | TV-G

JJ Grey & Mofro bring a grimy blend of front porch soul and down-home storytelling to the WoodSongs stage. Slade Warnken brings down the house with Otis Reddings "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay."

Blue Sky Riders: Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman & Gary Burr

56:30 | #1303 | TV-G

The group features the one-and-only Kenny Loggins and Nashville songwriters Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr. They perform songs from their debut album, Finally Home.

2cellos & Sarah Morgan

56:31 | #1302 | TV-G

Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser perform followed by award-winning dulcimer player Sarah Morgan.

The Indigo Girls

56:31 | #1301 | TV-G

The Grammy-winning folk-rock duo from Georgia perform with their full touring band The Shadowboxers.

Victor Wooten

56:30 | #1213 | TV-G

Musician Victor Wooten celebrates the release of two albums, Sword and Stone and Words and Tone, plus his new book, The Music Lesson.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

56:30 | #1212 | TV-G

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, longtime purveyors of a modern big band swing sound, perform songs from their album, Rattle Them Bones.

Bobby Rush and Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

56:30 | #1211 | TV-G

Legendary blues man Bobby Rush performs songs from his new album, Louisiana followed by Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, an award-winning, hard-driving traditional bluegrass band.

Bill Evans and Kayla Bender

56:30 | #1210 | TV-G

Banjo master Bill Evans plays selections from his new CD, In Good Company followed by 12 year-old banjo picker Kayla Bender from Oklahoma. Bill and Kayla play a monster banjo jam.

Holly Williams and Charlie Peacock

56:30 | #1209 | TV-G

Holly Williams, daughter of Hank Jr. and granddaughter of Hank Sr., performs songs from her album, The Highway. Artist and record producer Charlie Peacock returns to vocal performance with his latest, No Man's Land.

Caravan of Thieves and Molasses Creek

56:30 | #1208 | TV-G

Gypsy swinging Caravan of Thieves perform songs from their new CD, Fun House, followed by high energy performers, Molasses Creek.

Wanda Jackson and Shemekia Copeland

56:30 | #1207 | TV-G

Wanda Jackson, known as "The Queen of Rockabilly," performs songs from her studio album, Unfinished Business, followed by blues singer Shemekia Copeland and selections from her latest, 33 1/3.

Adrian Legg and the Dunwells

56:30 | #1206 | TV-G

Acoustic guitar wizard Adrian Legg performs selections from his latest album, Slow Guitar, followed by acclaimed British folk quintet The Dunwells.

Adam Cohen and Lac La Belle

56:30 | #1205 | TV-G

Adam Cohen, son of legendary songwriter Leonard Cohen, performs songs from his new album, Like A Man. Lac La Belle, an acoustic duo from Detroit, perform songs from Bring on the Light.

Ben Taylor and von Grey

56:30 | #1204 | TV-G

Ben Taylor, son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, performs songs from his latest album, Listening. von Grey, a quartet of four classically trained sisters, perform their soulful harmonies.

Caroline Herring and SHEL

56:30 | #1203 | TV-G

Inventive songwriter and singer Caroline Herring performs songs from her new career-defining record, Camilla. SHEL, comprised of four sisters, perform songs from their self-titled debut album.

The Wailers and Junior Toots: A celebrtaion of Reggae Music & Jamaica

56:30 | #1202 | TV-G

Legendary reggae masters The Wailers perform material from the forthcoming album followed by Junior Toots with songs from his album, A Little Bit of Love.

Iris DeMent

56:30 | #1201 | TV-G

Singer Iris DeMent performs songs, Sing The Delta, her first album of original material in 16 years.

Celebration of the Fiddle with Mark O'Connor

56:30 | #1113 | TV-G

American classical and multi-genre violinist and composer Mark O'Conner returns with a brand new album and fiddle method book.

Janiva Magness

56:30 | #1112 | TV-G

Powerhouse blues singer Janiva Magness performs songs from her brand new CD, Stronger For It.

Joan Osborne

56:30 | #1111 | TV-G

Multiple Grammy nominee Joan Osborne performs songs from her new release, Bring It on Home.

60 Years of Bluegrass with Bobby Osborne

56:30 | #1110 | TV-G

As part of the legendary Osborne Brothers, Bobby Osborne introduced one of the most popular songs in American music, "Rocky Top." He performs songs from his new album, New Bluegrass & Old Heartaches.

McLain Family Band Reunion - Bluegrass Special

56:31 | #1109 | TV-G

Kentucky's legendary McLain Family Band reunites to perform some of their classic bluegrass songs.

Alejandro Escovedo & Joseph Arthur

56:30 | #1108 | TV-G

Alejandro Escovedo returns with music from his new album, Big Station, followed by singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur with songs from his double album, Redemption City.

Lurrie Bell and Lisa Biales

56:30 | #1107 | TV-G

Chicago blues guitarist Lurrie Bell performs songs from his album, The The Devil Ain't Got No Music, followed by soulful singer Lisa Biales and songs from her latest, Just Like Honey.

Celebration of Ukulele

56:30 | #1106 | TV-G

Ukulele musicians Victoria Vox, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, and The Love Leighs perform.

Masters of the Acoustic Guitar featuring Laurence Juber, Pete Huttlinger & Macyn Taylor

56:30 | #1105 | TV-G

Grammy-winning guitarist Laurence Juber, acoustic guitar player Pete Huttlinger, and 17 year-old guitarist Macyn Taylor perform.

Celebration of Arkansas Roots Music - Part 2

56:30 | #1104 | TV-G

The Ozark sound is celebrated with performances by Blue Rain Bluegrass Band, folkgrass duo Still on the Hill, blues musician Nathan A., dulcimer player Scott Odena, and 11-year-old fiddle player River Lee.

Celebration of Arkansas Roots Music - Part 1

56:30 | #1103 | TV-G

A celebration of Arkansas roots music with performances by bluegrass band The Cleverlys, singer Bonnie Montegomery, musicians Tim Crouch and Gary Rounds, and banjo player Clark Buehling.

Family Music: The McEuens & The Snyder Family Band

56:30 | #1102 | TV-G

The McEuens perform songs from their album, The McEuen Sessions-For All The Good, followed by the bluegrass sounds of The Snyder Family Band and their latest, Stages.

Gary Biscuitz Davis & The Hackensaw Boys

56:30 | #1101 | TV-G

Three-time National Banjo Champion Gary "Biscuit" Davis performs followed by The Hackensaw Boys playing songs from their latest efforts, The Old Sound of Music, Vol. 1 and The Old Sound of Music, Vol. 2.

Celebrations of the Ozarks and Arkansas

56:30 | #1013 | TV-G

A celebration of music from the Ozarks and Arkansas including performances by The Cleverlys, Bonnie Montegomery, Tim Crouch & Gary Rounds, and Clarke Buehling.

Folk Uke Plus Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

56:30 | #1012 | TV-G

Canada's roots-oriented band Blackie and the Rodeo Kings performs followed by Folk Uke, the eclectic acoustic folk duo of Cathy Guthrie and Amy Nelson.

Stetson & Cia Plus The Cleverlys

56:30 | #1011 | TV-G

Unique bluegrass band The Cleverlys cover material from The Black Eyed Peas, The Bangles, and many other unexpected choices. New acoustic roots duo made up banjo master Cia Cherryholmes and songwriter Stetson Adkisson perform from their self-titled debut album.

Janie Fricke with The Roys plus The Matt Flinner Trio

56:28 | #1010 | TV-G

Country artist Janie Fricke and The Roys perform some of her best-known music from her album, Country Side of Bluegrass, followed by Matt Flinner, one of the hottest and most creative mandolin players on the acoustic scene.

Judy Collins

56:30 | #1009 | TV-G

Grammy Award-winning folksinger and songwriter Judy Collins performs traditional folksongs and selections from her latest CD, Bohemian. She also discusses her new book, Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music.

Imelda May & April Verch

56:30 | #1008 | TV-G

Dublin, Ireland native Imelda May performs songs from her debut album, Love Tattoo. Canadian fiddler, singer, and stepdancer April Verch sings selections from her latest CD, That's How We Run.

Celebration of the Blues with Ruthie Foster & Marquise Knox

56:30 | #1007 | TV-G

Dynamic blues singer Ruthie Foster brings her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk to the stage with songs from her new release, Let It Burn. Marquis Knox, a 21-year-old St. Louis native who hails from a musical family deeply entrenched in the blues, performs.

Celebration of the Banjo with Noam Pikelny plus 11-year-old Victor Furtado

56:30 | #1006 | TV-G

Banjo vituoso Noam Pikelny returns to celebrate his long awaited second album, Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail. Then, 11-year-old banjo player Victor Furtado plays song from his 2011 CD, Sounds from the Openback.

John Gorka & Eliza Gilkyson plus Blitz the Ambassador

56:30 | #1005 | TV-G

John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson are considered two of the best contemporary singer/songwriters touring today. The Ghanaian-born, New York-based composer, Blitz the Ambassador, performs an intimate performance and discusses hip hop's connection to folk music.

Michael Martin Murphy plus the Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band

56:30 | #1004 | TV-G

Respected singer/songwriter Michael Martin Murphey performs songs from his latest CD, Tall Grass & Cool Water. Award winning western trio The Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band perform songs from their latest recording, My Horse Knows the Way Home.

Masters of the Guitar featuring Muriel Anderson, Jack Pearson and Vicki Genfan

56:30 | #1003 | TV-G

Muriel Anderson, widely respected as one of the world's foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Jack Pearson, former guitarist with The Allman Brothers Band, and guitar virtuoso Vicki Genfan perform.

The McCrary Sisters Plus Songwriter Danny Flowers

56:31 | #1002 | TV-G

The tight harmonies of the McCrary Sisters are on display with songs from their latest CD, Our Journey, including a stunning cover of Bob Dylan's "Blowing In The Wind," followed by the awe-inspiring guitar guru, soulful singer, and hit songwriter Danny Flowers.

The Little Willies with Norah Jones

56:30 | #1001 | TV-G

Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo, and Dan Rieser that have gathered to make music for fun, playing their favorite country tunes and conjuring that down-home spirit. With the release of their second album, 'For the Good Times', The Little Willies take on songs by such masters as Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Dolly Parton.

Emmylou Harris, Darrell Scott, John & Patricia Adams (Part 2)

56:30 | #913 | TV-G

An array of artists pay tribute to Appalachia and coal country, including legendary singer Emmylou Harris, Kentucky songwriter Darrell Scott, environmental activists John and Patricia Adams, poet Nikky Finny, and singer Molly Andrews.

Emmylou Harris, Darrell Scott, John & Patricia Adams and More

56:30 | #912 | TV-G

An array of artists pay tribute to Appalachia and coal country, including legendary singer Emmylou Harris, Kentucky songwriter Darrell Scott, environmental activists John and Patricia Adams, poet Nikky Finny, and 10 year-old singer Madison Glover.

Guitar Shorty & Tracy Nelson

56:30 | #911 | TV-G

Blues artist Guitar Shorty plays songs from his latest release, Bare Knuckles, followed by singer Tracy Nelson, performing from her 26th album, Victim of the Blues.

Rhonda Vincent & Gene Watson

56:30 | #910 | TV-G

Rhonda Vincent and Gene Watson, two of the greatest voices in country and bluegrass music, perform from their all-duet project, Your Money and My Good Looks.

Unusual instruments show with Peter Hedlund, Mauve Gilchrist, Andy Cohen & Dick Boak

56:30 | #909 | TV-G

Sweden's Peter Hedlund plays the modern chromatic nyckelharpa, Maeve Gilchrist is a master of the Celtic harp, Andy Cohen plays the piano-like Dolceola, and Dick Boak performs on the traditional autoharp.

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver & Bluegrass Kids

56:30 | #908 | TV-G

Bluegrass master Doyle Lawson and his band Quicksilver introduce songs from their latest album, Drive Time, followed by young musicians Kids of Bluegrass.

Janiva Magness & The Honey Dewdrops

56:30 | #907 | TV-G

Blues artist Janiva Magness returns with her band performing songs from her lastest CD, The Devil Is An Angel Too, followed by folk group The Honey Dewdrops.

Carolyn Wonderland & The David Mayfield Parade

56:30 | #906 | TV-G

Multi-award winning artist Carolyn Wonderland, a musical force equipped with soulful vocals and guitar slinging skills, performs. Fresh off a performance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, The David Mayfield Parade takes the stage.

Sierra Hull and Highway 111 & Pokey Lafarge

56:30 | #905 | TV-G

Sierra Hull and her band perform songs from her new CD, Daybreak, followed by the ragtime blues band Pokey LaFarge and The South City Three, originators of the Riverboat Soul sound.

Gary Morris & The Roys

56:30 | #904 | TV-G

Songwriter Gary Morris, most noted for the hit "Wind Beneath My Wings," performs songs from his latest record, Hymns. The brother/sister duo, The Roys, perform their bluegrass, roots, and traditional country infused music with songs from their latest CD, Lonesome Whistle.

Hot Tuna and Mountainheart

56:03 | #903 | TV-G

This show celebrates Appalachia and mountain music. Grand Ole Opry member Emmylou Harris and Kentucky songwriter Darrell Scott perform. Also, environmental activists John and Patricia Adams, writer and poet Nikky Finny, and Molly Andrews, who performs the acapella coal mining song "That Twenty Five Cents You Paid."

The Blind Boys of Alabama

56:30 | #902 | TV-G

This show celebrates Appalachia and mountain music. Grand Ole Opry member Emmylou Harris and Kentucky songwriter Darrell Scott perform. Also, environmental activists John and Patricia Adams, writer and poet Nikky Finny, and 10 year-old Madison Glover, who performs an acapella version of the Jean Ritchie mountain song "In the Cool of the Day."

Guitar Master Tommy Emmanuel

56:31 | #901 | TV-G

One of the true master guitar players in the world, Tommy Emmanuel returns with The Australian All-Star Band featuring his brother, Phil Emmanuel.

Scottish Traditional Band The Tannihill Weavers

56:30 | #813 | TV-G

Scotland's Tannahill Weavers play traditional songs and selections from their latest CD. And, Nashville's alternate band Lambchop play selections from their CD, OH (Ohio).

Michelle Shocked and Canadian Band Dala

56:30 | #812 | TV-G

Michelle Shocked returns to perform songs from her 13th album, Soul of My Soul. Canadian acoustic duo Dala play material from their new release, Everyone Is Someone.

Bluegrass legend Jesse McReynolds and blues master Lucky Peterson

56:30 | #811 | TV-G

A bluegrass master and mandolin stylist known for his musical wizardry, songwriting, singing and arranging, Jesse McReynolds performs original songs from his album, Blending the Rules. Blues master Lucky Peterson performs material from his long-awaited CD, You Can Always Turn Around.

Celebration of John Jacob Niles

56:30 | #810 | TV-G

Dr. Ron Pen, The Reel World String Band, The Niles String Quartet, Carla Gover, Dennis Bender, and vocalist Monica Dewey pay homage to John Jacob Niles, the Kentucky native called the "Dean of American Balladeers." Niles was dedicated to the folk music tradition and lives on in generations of folk revival artists such as Bob Dylan, Jean Ritchie, Joan Baez, and Oscar Brand.

Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real; Florida family trio Jubal's Kin

56:30 | #809 | TV-G

A four-man rock and roots powershouse, Lukas Nelson and Promise of Real perform songs from their well-received album, Brando's Paradise Sessions. Jubal's Kin, a group that blends old-time bluegrass, folk, and roots, perform material from their self-titled debut CD.

Raul Malo & Brigid Kaelin

56:30 | #808 | TV-G

Raul Malo, founder and frontman of the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum band the Mavericks, performs material from his album, Lucky One. Brigid Kaelin's latest album, West 28th Street, is part country, part vaudeville, and all-Americana.

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band and Traditional musician Raymond McLain

56:30 | #807 | TV-G

Peter Rowan and his Bluegrass Band perform selections from their debut recording, Legacy. Raymond McLain has been active in bluegrass for more than 20 years and brings his unique skills and talents as one of America's leading traditional musicians to the stage.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band/Sweetback Sisters

56:30 | #806 | TV-G

The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band with Leroy Troy are a frolicking fivesome that brightens up the stage with rib-tickling old time tunes. The Sweetback Sisters sings songs from their first full-length album, Chicken Ain't Chicken.

Wanda Jackson and English Protest Singer Billy Bragg

56:30 | #805 | TV-G

The First Lady of Rockabilly and America's first female Rock and Roll singer, Wanda Jackson performs. Revered folk singer Billy Bragg performs songs from his latest CD, Mr. Love & Justice..

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage and the Next Best Thing

56:30 | #804 | TV-G

Rhonda Vincent and her band The Rage return to celebrate their latest CD, Taken followed by up-and-coming Next Best Thing, a bluegrass ensemble from Johnson City, Tenn.

Cherryholmes/Kenny White

56:30 | #803 | TV-G

The reigning "first family of bluegrass" performs songs from their latest album Cherryholmes IV Common Threads. Grammy- nominated producer, piano player, and singer/songwriter Kenny White performs with selections from Comfort in the Static, his long-awaited newest release.

The Punch Brothers/The Chapin Sisters

56:30 | #802 | TV-G

Led by mandolinist Chris Thile (founding member of Nickel Creek), the band's second CD, Antifogmatic, showcases the collaborative power of this virtuosic, genre-blurring combo. Lily and Abigail (daughters of veteran singer/songwriter Tom Chapin and nieces of famed folk singer Harry Chapin) are known for pristine harmonies and haunting melodies.

Peter Yarrow (Founding Member of Peter, Paul and Mary)

56:30 | #801 | TV-G

Peter Yarrow comes to WoodSongs to help us celebrate our 600th broadcast! He is the founding member of folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary, and co-wrote one of the group's most famous songs, "Puff, the Magic Dragon."

South Memphis String Band and the Quebe Sisters Band

56:30 | #713 | TV-G

The trio, South Memphis String Band, perform followed by the Quebe Sisters Band, an American fiddle western swing group from Fort Worth, Texas.

California Guitar Trio and Patty Larkin

56:30 | #712 | TV-G

The California Guitar Trio perform unique originals to dazzling, cleverly-arranged interpretations of jazz, classical music, and surf rock. Singer/songwriter Patty Larkin performs her folk-urban pop music including selections from her recently released collection of love songs.

Jakob Dylan with Neko Case and Jayme Stone with Yacouba Sissoko

56:30 | #711 | TV-G

Jakob Dylan returns with songs from his new solo album Women and Country, he performs with 3 Legs featuring Neko Case and Kelly Hogan. Jayme Stone and Yacouba Sissoko perform material from Stone's award-winning project, Africa to Appalachia.

George Winston

56:30 | #710 | TV-G

Master pianist George Winston performs his iconic impressionist style and a selection of his recordings.

Exile and Carla Gover

56:30 | #709 | TV-G

Kentucky's own supergroup give an intimate "unplugged" performance. Aspiring Appalachia diva, Carla Gover performs selections from her latest CD, Gypsy Ways.

Jake Shimabukuro

56:30 | #708 | TV-G

Recognized as one of the world's most exciting and innovative ukulele players and composers, Jake Shimabukuro performs songs from his latest release, Live, his first full-length CD since 2006's best-selling Gently Weeps.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

56:30 | #704 | TV-G

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are heroes of the Americana and country-folk world. The band won two Grammy Awards in 1989 for their certified gold album Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Volume Two. Singer-guitarist Jeff Hanna, drummer Jimmie Fadden, multi-instrumentalist John McEuen, and keyboardist Bob Carpenter make a special appearance to perform songs from their new CD, Speed of Life.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy/Zach Brock

56:30 | #707 | TV-G

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy bring their big-band fusion of classic American sounds from jazz, swing, to Dixieland to the stage in support of their latest album, How Big Can You Get, a tribute to Cab Calloway. Violin player and Lexington native Zach Brock performs.

Sam Bush Band

56:30 | #703 | TV-G

Grammy Award winning multi-instrumentalist Sam Bush helped to expand the horizons of bluegrass music, fusing it with jazz, rock, blues, funk, and other styles. He's the co-founder of the genre-bending band New Grass Revival, and played with everyone from Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck to Lyle Lovett and Garth Brooks. He performs songs from his latest solo album, Circles Around Me.

Mark O'Connor

56:30 | #706 | TV-G

Multi-Grammy-winning violinist and composer Mark O'Conner, widely recognized as one of the most gifted contemporary composers in America, performs with his Appalachia Waltz trio featuring Mike Block on cello and Gillian Gallagher on viola. There is a surprise appearance by legendary guitarist Tommy Emmanuel.

Judy Collins

56:30 | #702 | TV-G

Legendary singer Judy Collins performs songs from her latest CD, Judy Collins Sings Lennon & McCartney, her 44th album in her 47 year career that features 12 classic tracks from the Beatles catalog.

Tommy Emmanuel and Frank Vignola

56:30 | #705 | TV-G

Two of the best guitar players go toe-to-toe on this special edition. Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia's most respected musicians. Frank Vignola is one of the most accomplished, multi-dimensional players today and has worked with everyone from Donald Fagen to David Grisman to Les Paul to Madonna.

Brandi Carlile/Matt Morris

56:30 | #701 | TV-G

With a rich voice and literate storytelling belie her youth, Brandi Carlile performs selections from her latest CD, Give Up the Ghost - it evens features a duet with Elton John. Up and coming songwriter Matt Morris performs songs from his new album,When Everything Breaks Out, produced by Charlie Sexton and Tennman label founder Justin Timberlake.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage/Guy Davis

56:30 | #613 | TV-G

Featureing a stellar lineup of new, original, and classic bluegrass songs, Ronda Vincent & The Rage perform songs from their latest release Destination Life. Guy Davis performs with selections from Sweetheart Like You.


56:30 | #612 | TV-G

Since forming in 1975, BeauSoleil claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. They perform songs from their latest release, Alligator Purse.

Almira Fawn/The Dixie Bee-Liners

56:31 | #611 | TV-G

Eleven year-old Almira Fawn performs songs from her first CD which she will be performing on NBC's America's Got Talent over the summer. The Dixie Bee-Liners perform, the band's ground-breaking sophomore album Ripe has achieved four #1's songs to date.

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver & Samantha Crain and The Midnight Shivers

56:30 | #610 | TV-G

One of Bluegrass' most honored and revered talents, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, introduce new songs from their latest CD, Lonely Street, and 22-year-old Oklahoma-based songwriter Samantha Crain follows with her band The Midnight Shivers.

Sara Watkins/The Lovell Sisters

56:30 | #609 | TV-G

Known as the founding member of the Grammy Award-winning, critically-acclaimed, and platinum-selling band Nickel Creek, Sara Watkin plays selections from her self-titled debut solo album. The Lovell Sisters won Prairie Home Companion's National Teen Talent Competition in 2005. The talented sisters return to with their heavenly harmony of mandolin, fiddle, and dobro.

Steve Wariner Tribute to Chet Atkins

56:30 | #608 | TV-G

Country music superstar Steve Wariner plays music from new CD Steve Wariner c.p.g. My Tribute to Chet Atkins along with a couple of his own hits.

Punch Brothers

56:31 | #607 | TV-G

Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile return to perform the four-movement suite that is the heart of band's debut CD, Punch.

Hal Ketchum/Daily & Vincent

56:30 | #606 | TV-G

Country music singer Hal Ketchum performs songs from his latest CD, Father Time, followed by bluegrass veterans Daily & Vincent, who have captured an unprecedented seven International Bluegrass Music Awards including the IBMA Entertainers of the Year.

Kelleigh McKenzie/Slide

56:30 | #605 | TV-G

Singer/songwriter Kelleigh McKenzie delivers a captivating blend of folk, blues, old-time and rock with a uniquely urbane edge with songs from her debut CD, Chances. And, the high energy sounds of Slide, an impressive, powerful Irish traditional music band from Dublin, Ireland.

Cyril Neville/Rob Ickes

56:30 | #604 | TV-G

A performance by the youngest of the beloved group, the Neville Brothers, and 10-time IBMA winner of dobro player of the year and founding member of the super bluegrass group Blue Highway, Rob Ickes is joined on stage by jazz pianist Michael Alvey and sultry Nashville vocalist Robinella.

Neko Case

56:30 | #603 | TV-G

An American alternative country singer-songwriter, best known for her solo career and her contributions as a member of the Canadian indie rock group The New Pornographers, Neko Case and her stripped down band showcase songs from her sixth CD, Middle Cyclone.

The Flatlanders

56:31 | #602 | TV-G

It took the Flatlanders a mere three decades to release the sequel to their legendary debut, they perform songs from their latest CD, Hills & Valleys.

Michael Martin Murphey/Tom Rush

56:30 | #601 | TV-G

Singer/songwriter Michael Martin Murphey returns to the stage with a brand new bluegrass CD called Buckaroo BlueGrass, and folk artist Tom Rush performs songs from What I Know, his first CD in 35 years.

Celebration of the Nyckelharpa with Peter Hedlund and Blue Moose & The Unbuttoned Zippers

56:34 | #513 | TV-G

The nyckelharpa is a traditional Swedish instrument that has been played for more than 600 years. Peter Hedlund, considered Sweden's leading traditional player of the modern chromatic nyckelharpa, and Boston's Blue Moose & The Unbuttoned Zippers perform songs that showcase this unique instrument.

The Wood Brothers and Railroad Earth

56:30 | #512 | TV-G

Oliver and Chris Wood, The Wood Brothers, combine their influences of blues, folk, and rock with songs from their new album Loaded. Bluegrass band Railroad Earth performs music from its fourth studio album, Amen Corner.

Janis Ian (songs plus readings from her autobiography)

56:34 | #511 | TV-G

Legendary folk artist Janis Ian performs and reads passages from her long awaited autobiography, Society's Child.

Sonya Kitchell & The Slip and Doug MacLeod

56:30 | #510 | TV-G

Jazz singer/songwriter Sonya Kitchell performs with the contemporary avante-rock trio The Slip as her back up band. One of the last remaining bluesmen, Doug MacLeod performs songs from his latest CD, The Utrecht Sessions.

The Refugees

56:34 | #509 | TV-G

Described as the female version of Crosby, Stills, and Nash with a humorous twist, The Refugees have more than three decades of experience in the industry, 19 solo albums, and multiple Grammy Award nominations.

The Grascals (IBMA Bluegrass Entertainer of the Year)

56:30 | #508 | TV-G

IBMA Bluegrass Entertainer of the Year The Grascals return with music from their brand new release Keep on Walkin'.

Mandolin master Chris Thile and bassist Edgar Meyer

56:30 | #507 | TV-G

A Washington Post critic recently said Chris Thile "may well be the most virtuosic American ever to play the mandolin." Edgar Meyer is a master of the double bass and has been called "the best bassist alive." These respected musicians bring their talents to the WoodSongs stage.

Jen Chapin (Harry Chapin's daughter) and Natasha Borzilova

56:30 | #506 | TV-G

Singer/songwriter and activist Jen Chapin (Harry Chapin's daughter) returns to perform songs from her new double disc release Light of Mine. Lead singer for Bering Strait Natasha Borzilova performs selections from her debut solo CD, Cheap Escape.

Beoga and Nick Ogawa

56:30 | #505 | TV-G

The five-piece traditional Irish band Beoga perform selections from their latest CD, Mischief, followed by cellist and songwriter Nick Ogawa.

Celebration of Robert Johnson with Rory Block and Scott Ainslie

56:30 | #504 | TV-G

A tribute to Delta blues and influential guitarist Robert Johnson with Rory Block, winner of give Blues Music Awards, and Scott Ainslie, musician and author of Robert Johnson - At the Crossroads.

Celebration of the Music and Artists of Kentucky

56:30 | #503 | TV-G

Celebrate the music of Kentucky with The Charlie Sizemore Band, Rob McNurlin, singer/songwriter Heidi Howe, 18-year-old fiddler Maggie Estes, and Judge Ray Corns with tales from the WoodSongs Holler.

Chuck Leavell and Tori Sparks

56:31 | #502 | TV-G

Keyboardist Chuck Leavell, longtime musician for The Rolling Stones, performs selections from his new CD, Live In Germany followed by soulful singer Tori Sparks perfroming songs from her latest album Under This Yellow Sun.

Richie Havens

56:30 | #501 | TV-G

Folk icon Richie Havens performs materials from his new CD, Nobody Left to Crown.

The Homemade Jamz Blues Band and the Barra MacNeils

56:30 | #413 | TV-G

The Homemade Jamz Blues Band perform their firey original blues tunes played on guitars made out of car mufflers followed by The Barra MacNeils, a family group that is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, and history.

Band of Heathens and Geoff Achison

56:30 | #412 | TV-G

Guitarist Geoff Achison performs solo acoustic selections followed by The Band of Heathens, a roots rock band based in Austin, Texas.

John McCutcheon

56:30 | #411 | TV-G

American folk music icon, master insttrumentalist, and multi Grammy-nominated artist John McCutcheon performs.

Dar Williams

56:30 | #410 | TV-G

Dar Williams returns for a special event broadcast where she performs selections from her first album of original material in over three years, Promised Land.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

56:31 | #409 | TV-G

One of the most acclaimed artists in bluegrass music, returns to the stage to introduce songs from her latest CD, Good Thing Going with her full band, The Rage.

Over the Rhine

56:30 | #408 | TV-G

Based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist have been making music for more than 15 years. They perform from their latest release, The Trumpet Child.

Marie Knight with Janis Ian, celebration of the music of Rev. Gary Davis

56:30 | #407 | TV-G

Marie Knight's latest CD, Let Us Get Together, is a tribute to pioneering blues guitarist and songwriter Rev. Gary Davis. She, along with producer Larry Campbell, folk icon Janis Ian, and drummer Mark Carpentieri, perform selected songs.

Tim O'Brien

56:30 | #406 | TV-G

Musician Tim O'Brien returns to perform selections from his new CD, Chameleon.

Del McCoury Band

56:30 | #405 | TV-G

Premier bluegrass musicians The Del McCoury Band perform selections from their new CD, Moneyland, a hard-hitting look at economic injustice through old songs and new. Talented Kentucky songwriter Chris Knight, who also appears on Moneyland, makes a special guest appearance.

Kathy Mattea

56:30 | #404 | TV-G

Grammy-winning singer Kathy Mattea performs selections from her new CD COAL, a tribute to her howetown and the people of Charleston, W. Va.

Blind Boys of Alabama

56:30 | #403 | TV-G

The group return to the stage to perform material from their latest CD Down in New Orleans. The Blind Boys of Alabama have spread the spirit and energy of pure soul music for over 60 years, ever since the first version of the group formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939.

Sparrow Quartet

56:30 | #402 | TV-G

A gathering of banjo player/vocalist Abigail Washburn, Ben Sollee on cello, fiddler Casey Driessen, and banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck as they explore a mixture of old-time, folk, and bluegrass numbers, as well as intriguing original songs.

Jakob Dylan and Minton Sparks

56:30 | #401 | TV-G

Jakob Dylan and his band The Gold Mountain Rebels perform songs from his new solo CD Seeing Things. Minton Sparks returns to the stage with her rustic Appalachian poetry and stories set to music.

Boys of the Lough/Red Wine

56:30 | #313 | TV-G

The Grammy-nominated Boys of the Lough perform Irish and Scottish music from their CD Twenty. Red Wine, one of the premier bluegrass bands in Europe, performs songs from Winter's Come and Gone.

Rasputina/The David Munnelly Band

56:30 | #312 | TV-G

Chamber-rock trio Rasputina exposes passionate fans to historical tales and inspires young string players. The David Munnelly Band performs traditional styles inspired by Irish music of the 1920s and '30s.

Elizabeth Cook/Special Consensus

56:33 | #311 | TV-G

Traditional country artist Elizabeth Cook performs songs from her CD Balls, produced by the great Rodney Crowell. Long-time bluegrass band the Special Consensus takes the stage to perform selections from its 13th album, Trail of Aching Hearts.

Si Kahn/Mary Sue Twohy

56:33 | #310 | TV-G

Performer and civil rights activist Si Kahn, whose songs have been recorded by more than 100 artists, performs selections from Thanksgiving. Award-winning songwriter Mary Sue Twohy spotlights tunes from her folk-inspired Songs To Hang on Stars.

Mike Farris/Ben Sollee

55:00 | #309 | TV-G

Performances by Mike Farris, founder and dynamic vocalist of the rock band the Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies, and 23-year-old cellist and singer Ben Sollee.

Krüger Brothers/Carolina Chocolate Drops

56:30 | #308 | TV-G

The Krüger Brothers, a power trio from Switzerland, perform their unique form of bluegrass. The Carolina Chocolate Drops, a group of young African-American string band musicians from North Carolina, play fiddle and banjo music.

Celtic Spring/Cliff Eberhardt

56:46 | #307 | TV-G

Celtic Spring has been referred to as "the Von Trapp family of Celtic music" and was voted one of the top acts on NBC's America's Got Talent. Folk singer/songwriter Cliff Eberhardt performs material from The High Above and the Down Below.

Jorma Kaukonan/David Bromberg

56:46 | #306 | TV-G

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jorma Kaukonan, a founding member of legendary bands Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, performs material from his solo career. David Bromberg, a long-time "must-have" session man for everyone from Bob Dylan to the Eagles, performs selections from his first CD in 17 years.

Dulcimer Special: Jean Ritchie

56:46 | #305 | TV-G

Legendary folk artist Jean Ritchie performs on her signature instrument. She is followed by Jeff Hames, the 2006 national dulcimer champion, and the Nashville Dulcimer Quartet.

Celebration of Bluegrass

56:30 | #304 | TV-G

A salute to bluegrass music with Cherryholmes, Ronnie Reno, and Kentucky Sassafras. Gov. Ernie Fletcher; banjo master J.D. Crowe; and Dan Hayes, president of the IBMA, participate in a ceremonial signing making bluegrass the official music of Kentucky.

Celebration of the Music from Arkansas

56:30 | #303 | TV-G

An on-the-road edition featuring performances by Willie "Blue Eyes" Smith, the Apple Brothers, 12-year-old fiddler Caleb Cobb, Runaway Planet, blues harmonica wizard Thomas Nelson, and Arkansas State Fair Youth Talent winners Greenwillis. Taped at Riceland Hall on the campus of Arkansas State University.

Celebration of Western Swing with the Timejumpers

56:30 | #302 | TV-G

The goal of the Time Jumpers, 11 of Nashville's finest musicians, is to keep Western swing and traditional country music alive through the performance of classic songs and new original works.

Cadillac Sky/Gretchen Peters

56:30 | #301 | TV-G

Fort Worth-based band Cadillac Sky performs material from its debut album, Blind Man Walking. Hit-making Nashville songwriter Gretchen Peters performs songs from her CD Burnt Toast & Offerings.

Salute to Bluegrass

56:30 | #215 | TV-G

A salute to bluegrass music with Cherryholmes, Ronnie Reno, and Kentucky Sassafras. Gov. Ernie Fletcher; banjo master J.D. Crowe; and Dan Hayes, president of the IBMA, participate in a ceremonial signing making bluegrass the official music of Kentucky.

Dulcimer Special: Jean Ritchie

56:25 | #214 | TV-G

Legendary folk icon Jean Ritchie performs with her dulcimer. Also, Jeff Hames, the 2006 National Dulcimer champion and The Nashville Dulcimer Quartet.

Uncle Monk/California Guitar Trio

56:30 | #213 | TV-G

Tommy Ramone, formerly of the Ramones, has teamed up with Claudia Tienan to form the bluegrass duo Uncle Monk. The eclectic sound of the California Guitar Trio draws on influences ranging from classical to acoustic roots music.

Tony Joe White/Dale Ann Bradley

56:30 | #212 | TV-G

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Tony Joe White had monster hits with "Polk Salad Annie" and "Rainy Night in Georgia." Kentucky bluegrass artist Dale Ann Bradley was a 2006 nominee for the IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year award.

Michael Martin Murphey

56:30 | #211 | TV-G

Michael Martin Murphey had one of the biggest pop hits of the '70s with "Wildfire." In 1983, he was voted the Best Male Vocalist of the Year by the Country Music Association. Today, he is one of the premier cowboy/Western artists in North America and tours the world performing a vast array of songs.

Solas/Kaki King

56:30 | #210 | TV-G

Solas, one of the most popular Celtic bands in the U.S., and premier acoustic guitarist Kaki King.

Tres Chicas/John Dee Graham

56:30 | #209 | TV-G

The gorgeous harmonies of Americana trio Tres Chicas, followed by homegrown tunes by Austin songwriter and guitarist Jon Dee Graham.

Riders in the Sky

56:30 | #208 | TV-G

Western swing revivalists Riders in the Sky celebrate 30 years together with a blend of music and humor in the tradition of Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and the Sons of the Pioneers.

Janis Ian

56:30 | #207 | TV-G

Legendary folksinger Janis Ian, writer of the monumental hits "Society's Child," "At Seventeen," and "Jesse," performs songs from her CD Folk Is the New Black.

Maria Muldaur

55:30 | #206 | TV-G

Folksinger Maria Muldaur, a contemporary of Bob Dylan, performs material from her tribute album Heart of Mine: Love Songs of Bob Dylan. Will Kimbrough, one of the most sought-after sidemen in Nashville, performs songs from his CD Americanitis.

Alejandro Escovedo

56:30 | #205 | TV-G

Alejandro Escovedo's sounds can range from full-force rock 'n' roll to the subtle delicacy of a string quartet—sometimes in the same song. He performs selections from his CD The Boxing Mirror.

Infamous Stringdusters/Martha Scanlon

56:30 | #204 | TV-G

The Infamous Stringdusters perform innovative bluegrass from their debut CD, and singer Martha Scanlon shows the vocal artistry that won her national acclaim for her work with the string band Reeltime Travelers on the Cold Mountain movie soundtrack.

Futureman and the Black Mozart Ensemble

56:00 | #203 | TV-G

Roy Wooten, the bassist with Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, brings a new project to stage: a nine-piece string section playing classical music. The performance features selections from Wooten's album Black Mozart.

Acoustic Eidolon/Bill Sheffield

56:30 | #202 | TV-G

Contemporary instrumentals by Acoustic Eidolon and rustic acoustic blues from Bill Sheffield, who has been performing for more than 32 years.

J.D. Crowe

56:30 | #201 | TV-G

Grammy-winning banjo master J.D. Crowe performs.

The John Cowan Band/E Muzeki

56:30 | #113 | TV-G

Cowan wraps his powerful tenor around a wide variety of songs, and Texas duo E Muzeki performs its unique take on world music.

Kacey Jones/Mike Compton and David Long

56:30 | #112 | TV-G

Singer/songwriter and humorist Kacey Jones pays tribute to the legendary Mickey Newbury. Mike Compton of the Nashville Bluegrass Band teams up with fellow mandolin ace David Long.

Gil, Cartas & Tuey/Amy LaVere

56:30 | #111 | TV-G

Flamenco from Mexican trio Gil, Cartas & Tuey, plus traditional country, artful rock, and cool jazz from stand-up bassist Amy LaVere.

Chris Thomas King

56:30 | #110 | TV-G

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician and actor Chris Thomas King (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), who lost his Uptown New Orleans home and studio to Hurricane Katrina, performs "What Would Jesus Do?" and other selections from his CD Rise.

BR549/Stoll Vaughan

56:30 | #109 | TV-G

Uptempo Americana country band BR549 is followed by soulful singer/songwriter Stoll Vaughan, performing with guitarist Carl Broemel from Louisville's My Morning Jacket.

Marcia Ball/Town Mountain

57:30 | #108 | TV-G

Boogie-woogie piano player Marcia Ball is one of America's most popular and admired roots rockers. Town Mountain, a young band with an old-time sensibility, plays bluegrass and roots country.

Tony Trischka/Crooked Still

57:27 | #107 | TV-G

Performances by Tony Trischka, one of the world's most innovative banjo players, and Crooked Still, a young alternative bluegrass group that combines old-time mountain soul with rock energy.

Roger McGuinn

57:25 | #106 | TV-G

McGuinn, a founding member of the Byrds and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, draws on his roots in acoustic folk for his solo material.

Grada/Josh White Jr.

57:30 | #105 | TV-G

Grada is a young Celtic band from Dublin, Ireland, while Josh White Jr. divides his time among performing, songwriting, acting, and social activism.

Holly Brook/Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband

57:30 | #104 | TV-G

Original songs from singer, writer, and multi-instrumentalist Holly Brook, followed by the high-spirited contemporary country of Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband.

Jeniva Magness/Radney Foster

57:30 | #103 | TV-G

Jeniva Magness is an internationally renowned blues and roots vocalist, while Radney Foster is one of Nashville's premier songwriters.


56:30 | #102 | TV-G

The Grammy-winning folk and blues legend performs.

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

56:30 | #101 | TV-G

Banjo master Béla Fleck and his multi-Grammy-winning band: Victor Wooten, Future Man, and Jeff Coffin.

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