Podcast: New Accoustic, The Pioneers
Episode #15-46 | airing 11-11-15

Dillards

Back in the 1960s and ’70s young Bluegrass players began to stretch out and a distinctly new style called New Grass was created. It met with lots of disagreements about maintaining the purity of the musical form. This had little effect on the young players promoting the style. This week … → read more

The Gene Shay Celebration Recap

On March 1st, 2015, we packed the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia to the gills in celebration of “the dean of folk radio” Gene Shay’s 80th birthday (and his recent retirement from radio). Thanks to the amazing line-up of performers: Tom Paxton, Janis Ian, Silk City, Kim and Reggie Harris, … → read more