Bluegrass Underground Previous Broadcasts

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors (Episode #710H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Catch a performance by a band that features an amalgam of influences and styles. Their most successful album, Good Light, climbed the Billboard Folk, Independent, Rock and Americana charts.

Don Bryant & The Bo Keys (Episode #709H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Enjoy a group composed of session musicians from historic Stax and Hi Records studio bands. Embodying the power of soul, they keep the classic Memphis spirit alive.

Conor Oberst (Episode #708H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Hear a set from a progressive singer/songwriter who has sung with numerous bands, including the Monsters of Folk supergroup. His songs of insight, detail and political awareness have earned him a large and devoted following.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage (Episode #707H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Tune in for a performance by the "Queen of Bluegrass" (Wall Street Journal), who tours with her band, The Rage, earning accolades for her mastery of the progressive chord structures and multi-range, fast-paced vocals intrinsic to bluegrass.

Parker Millsap (Episode #706H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Enjoy a performance by a singer-songwriter deemed one of Nashville's hottest new country roots artists. Winner of Americana's 2016 Album of the Year, Millsap performs on guitar, harmonica and slide guitar.

Marty Stuart (Episode #705H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Don't miss this performance by the five-time Grammy-winner. With a bio that boasts stints with Lester Flatt and Johnny Cash, Stuart is unsurpassed as a rhinestone showman and folk philosopher who has proudly remained to country.

Kasey Chambers (Episode #704H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Tune in for a set from a singer-songwriter who traveled from the Land Down Under to Tennessee's "Show Down Under." From a well-known producing/performing musical family, Chambers is one of Australia's most successful and celebrated country artists.

Russell Moore & Iiird Tyme Out (Episode #703H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Hear a Georgia born, internationally acclaimed band that defines the drive and precision of top shelf bluegrass. Celebrating their 25th anniversary, the group is a top pick on and a favorite of discerning bluegrass fans everywhere.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood (Episode #702H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Listen to the group variously described as blues-rock, jamband and acid-Americana. Rolling Stone described their sound as "electrifying.. .boast[ing] a vintage rock vibe that's at once quirky, trippy, soulful and downright magnetic."

The Mavericks (Episode #701H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Enjoy the irresistible Cuban groove of the genre-leaping Grammy-winners fronted by the transcendent vocals of Raul Malo. The band has won awards from the Academy of Country Music, the Country Music Association and the Americana Music Association.

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