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Bluegrass Underground Previous Broadcasts

Amos Lee (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Enjoy a performance by an artist who has toured with legendary artists such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, collaborated with Norah Jones and Lucinda Williams, and is a favorite writer for the likes of The Band Perry and Lady Antebellum.

Earls of Leicester (Episode #502H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 1:00 AM

This all-star dream team, assembled by Grammy-winner Jerry Douglas in tribute to Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, is a "who's who" of bluegrass and roots music, featuring Douglas, Shawn Camp, Johnny Warren, Charlie Cushman, Barry Bales and Jeff White.

Amos Lee (Episode #503H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Enjoy a performance by an artist who has toured with legendary artists such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, collaborated with Norah Jones and Lucinda Williams, and is a favorite writer for the likes of The Band Perry and Lady Antebellum.

Earls of Leicester (Episode #502H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 7:00 PM

This all-star dream team, assembled by Grammy-winner Jerry Douglas in tribute to Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, is a "who's who" of bluegrass and roots music, featuring Douglas, Shawn Camp, Johnny Warren, Charlie Cushman, Barry Bales and Jeff White.

Leftover Salmon (Episode #501H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

A pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jamgrass genre, Leftover Salmon has pioneered a fluid, loose-limbed and simultaneously rootsy and daring sound, earning them a legion of diehard fans and critical accolades.

The Gibson Brothers (Episode #407H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 1:00 AM

For their amazing harmonies and whip-crack musicianship, this band claimed the International Bluegrass Music Association's 2013 Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group, and Song. To top it off, brother Eric was named Songwriter of the Year. The previous year the brothers won the IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award, and the year before that won the prestigious 2011 IBMA Album of the Year Award and Vocal Group of the Year. These seasoned pros' accolades barely do justice to the bluegrass sound that is all their own.

Leftover Salmon (Episode #501H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

A pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jamgrass genre, Leftover Salmon has pioneered a fluid, loose-limbed and simultaneously rootsy and daring sound, earning them a legion of diehard fans and critical accolades.

The Gibson Brothers (Episode #407H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 7:00 PM

For their amazing harmonies and whip-crack musicianship, this band claimed the International Bluegrass Music Association's 2013 Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group, and Song. To top it off, brother Eric was named Songwriter of the Year. The previous year the brothers won the IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award, and the year before that won the prestigious 2011 IBMA Album of the Year Award and Vocal Group of the Year. These seasoned pros' accolades barely do justice to the bluegrass sound that is all their own.

Lucinda Williams (Episode #406H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 1:30 AM

Winner of Grammys for Best Country Song and Best Contemporary Folk Album and an enormous presence in the diversified world of deep, literary songwriters, Williams is a groundbreaking, truly unapologetic architect of that simmered blend of country, blues, folk, off-the-shoulder rock 'n' roll that has been born as the Americana genre. Mainstream Nashville knows her as the writer of Mary Chapin Carpenter's hit "Passionate Kisses," but this highly acclaimed, independent songsmith can - and will - do it all ... her way.

David Grisman Folk Jazz Trio (Episode #405H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 1:00 AM

Grisman is absolutely a founder of newgrass and new acoustic music. Nicknamed "Dawg" by his close collaborator, Jerry Garcia, Grisman has crafted a mixture of bluegrass-centered Django Reinhardt/ Stephane Grappelli jazz affectionately known by decades of avid fans as "Dawg Music." Co-founder of the seminal neo-traditionalist band Old and in the Way, and now leading his jazz trio, Grisman is a permanent and beloved feature on the landscape of American neo-traditional culture.

Lucinda Williams (Episode #406H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 7:30 PM

Winner of Grammys for Best Country Song and Best Contemporary Folk Album and an enormous presence in the diversified world of deep, literary songwriters, Williams is a groundbreaking, truly unapologetic architect of that simmered blend of country, blues, folk, off-the-shoulder rock 'n' roll that has been born as the Americana genre. Mainstream Nashville knows her as the writer of Mary Chapin Carpenter's hit "Passionate Kisses," but this highly acclaimed, independent songsmith can - and will - do it all ... her way.

David Grisman Folk Jazz Trio (Episode #405H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 7:00 PM

Grisman is absolutely a founder of newgrass and new acoustic music. Nicknamed "Dawg" by his close collaborator, Jerry Garcia, Grisman has crafted a mixture of bluegrass-centered Django Reinhardt/ Stephane Grappelli jazz affectionately known by decades of avid fans as "Dawg Music." Co-founder of the seminal neo-traditionalist band Old and in the Way, and now leading his jazz trio, Grisman is a permanent and beloved feature on the landscape of American neo-traditional culture.

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