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Sierra Hull (Episode #610H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

Hull, the mandolin prodigy who has played the White House, Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, is the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship at the Berklee College of Music. She released her third solo album, Weighted Mind.

Drivin' N Cryin' (Episode #609H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Kevn Kinney and Drivin' N Cryin' have for 30 years offered die-hard fans a blend that arcs from intimate acoustic folk to soaring (and searing) guitar-laden Southern rock.

Sierra Hull (Episode #610H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

Hull, the mandolin prodigy who has played the White House, Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, is the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship at the Berklee College of Music. She released her third solo album, Weighted Mind.

Drivin' N Cryin' (Episode #609H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Kevn Kinney and Drivin' N Cryin' have for 30 years offered die-hard fans a blend that arcs from intimate acoustic folk to soaring (and searing) guitar-laden Southern rock.

The Lone Bellow (Episode #608H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 1:30 AM

As his wife recovered from an accident that nearly paralyzed her, The Lone Bellow was born as a creative outlet for singer Zach Williams. Now a thriving part of Brooklyn's Americana scene, The Lone Bellow Roots-folk-rock trio was recently nominated for Americana Duo/Group Of The Year. With simple, finely-crafted songs of redemption buoyed by a larger-than-life power, this set promises to create magic in the Underground.

The Cox Family (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Hear the Cox family, who contributed several songs to the soundtrack of O Brother, Where Art Thou?-the best-selling roots music album of all time. They returned to the national music scene recently with their first album in almost 20 years.

The Lone Bellow (Episode #608H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 7:30 PM

As his wife recovered from an accident that nearly paralyzed her, The Lone Bellow was born as a creative outlet for singer Zach Williams. Now a thriving part of Brooklyn's Americana scene, The Lone Bellow Roots-folk-rock trio was recently nominated for Americana Duo/Group Of The Year. With simple, finely-crafted songs of redemption buoyed by a larger-than-life power, this set promises to create magic in the Underground.

The Cox Family (Episode #607H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Hear the Cox family, who contributed several songs to the soundtrack of O Brother, Where Art Thou?-the best-selling roots music album of all time. They returned to the national music scene recently with their first album in almost 20 years.

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