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Bluegrass Underground Previous Broadcasts

The Suffers (Episode #602H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 28, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Welcome these relative newcomers, a 10-piece band fresh out of Houston and fronted by the massive-voiced singer Kam Franklin and influenced by classic rock 'n' roll, country, Latin and southern hip-hop as much as Stax/Volt or Muscle Shoals era.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 29, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Dave Rawlings Machine (Episode #601H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 11:31 PM

Savor the debut of a group that personifies "Americana": Guitarist-singer-songwriter Rawlings with Gillian Welch, Punch Brothers bassist Paul Kowert, violinist Brittany Haas and former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist Willie Watson.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 28, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 27, 2017 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 5:31 AM

Jason & The Scorchers (Episode #612H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

The Scorchers crashed out of Nashville and began smashing down the walls between genres with their own brawling brand of country-rock almost 35 years ago. Their elder statesmen status is belied by their high-energy, take-no-prisoners stage show.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Episode #611H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

This seven-piece soul-funk band has earned major raves from major media. Fronted by intense, charismatic lead singer Paul "St. Paul" Janeway, the Broken Bones have played festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo and opened for the Rolling Stones.

Jason & The Scorchers (Episode #612H)

KQED Life: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

The Scorchers crashed out of Nashville and began smashing down the walls between genres with their own brawling brand of country-rock almost 35 years ago. Their elder statesmen status is belied by their high-energy, take-no-prisoners stage show.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Episode #611H)

KQED Life: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

This seven-piece soul-funk band has earned major raves from major media. Fronted by intense, charismatic lead singer Paul "St. Paul" Janeway, the Broken Bones have played festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo and opened for the Rolling Stones.

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