Picking the Blue Ridge Blues

Picking the Blue Ridge Blues


Episode Description

When most people think of mountain music, banjos, ballads or bluegrass come to mind, but the Blue Ridge is home to a rich blues tradition that dates back generations, and is still played today.

Podcast Description

The "Down the Road on the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina" podcast highlights bluegrass and old-time music stories, performers, and traditions across the mountain and foothills counties of Western North Carolina. Hosted by Laura Boosinger and produced by Kim Clark of WNCW-FM, the podcast is a joint effort of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, the North Carolina Arts CouncilWNCW-FM, and the American roots music journal No Depression.

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