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When not in the progress of a scheduled show, the station is always playing music.
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Valerie Smith
Host: "Choice Cuts & Blame It On Bluegrass"

Valerie Smith is a Bluegrass singer, songwriter, and band leader and has launched this new 24/7 online bluegrass radio service hosted on Live365.

"Choice Cuts" airs each Monday thru Friday 8:00AM Central. "Blame it on Bluegrass" is heard Monday thru Friday at 10:PM CST.

Bell Buckle Confidential
Hosts: J. Gregory Heineke and Tori Taff

"Bell Buckle Confidential", an interview program hosted by Bell Buckle's J. Gregory Heinike and Tori Taff. Each program provides in-depth interviews with Bluegrass and Country music artists.

"Bell Buckle Confidential" can be heard Tuedays and Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00PM Central.

Bill Foster
Host: "Fosters Corner"

Bill brings his "Fosters Corner" program to Bell Buckle Radio after 30-odd years of programming for WAMU-FM and Bluegrass Country, where he also co/produced and hosted "Bluegrass Overnight".

"Fosters Corner" can be heard Monday through Saturday at 7:00PM Central, 8:00PM Eastern.

Bob Mitchell
Host: "Best of Bluegrass"

“Bluegrass broadcaster Bob Mitchell recently marked his 400th edition of his "Best of Bluegrass". Bob makes regular play of the fact that he and his program share the same initials (B-O-B), which you’ll hear mentioned throughout each show.

"Best of Bluegrass" show can be heard each Monday and Thursday at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST and again Friday and Saturday at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST.

Jay Armsworthy
Host: "Bluegrass on the Bay"

For nearly 7 years, Jay hosted “Bluegrass on the Bay” on 2 local radio stations near is hometown of California, Maryland. Today he is heard on 4 stations and produces the program from his home.

"Bluegrass on the Bay" can be heard each Monday and Wednesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST.

Lisa Kay Howard-Hughes
Host: "The Old Home Place"

Lisa Kay is a musician who currently plays mandolin with Valerie Smith's Liberty Pike. Lisa Kay also brings her "Old Home Place" to the station after a few years at WAMU and Bluegrass Country.

"Old Home Place" is heard Tuesday at 6pm and Saturday at 10 am CST.

Cindy Brooks Baucom
Host: "Knee Deeep in Bluegrass"

For more than thirty years, Cindy has pursued her passion for Bluegrass Music as an award winning broadcaster, producer, promoter, singer, musician, writer, photographer and MC. Her national radio show, "Knee-Deep In Bluegrass", went into syndication in 2003 with distribution by the John Boy & Billy Radio Network. Now heard weekly in nearly a hundred radio markets, Cindy uses her knowledge of the music and enthusiasm to entertain and educate the listeners of her show.

"Knee Deep in Bluegrass" can be heard Thursdays at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST and again Mondays at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST.

"Uncle" Billy Dunbar
Host: "Country Unplugged"

Billy Dunbar is a 40 year radio veteran of bluegrass radio.

"Country Unplugged" is heard Thursday, Friday and Saturdays from 1:00PM-2:00PM CST.

Jerry Eischer
Host: "Old Hippie Bluegrass"

Jerry is producer/host of the "Old Hippie Bluegrass" program and is glad to be able to bring this great music to our listeners by radio locally and around the world! "Maybe someone will hear the music and be inspired like I was or even more than I was."

"Old Hippie Bluegrass" is heard Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00-11:00AM CST.

Michael Johnathan
Host: "Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour"

Folksinger Michael Johnathon has a long-standing career as a touring songwriter, playwright, composer of the opera, Woody: For the People, and as the host of the live audience broadcast of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour with a radio audience with over two million listeners each week on 500 public radio stations, public television coast-to-coast, American Forces Radio Network in 173 nations and now on the RFD-TV Network nationwide.

"Woodsongs" can be heard Sundays and Tuesdays from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST.

Joe Greene
Host: "Merlefest Radio Hour"

MerleFest Radio Hour is hosted by Joe Greene and MerleFest’s Steve Johnson. It is an hour long weekly show of live performances, album tracks and an interview segment with artists who have played at the festival. The show highlights the history of the artists while touching on what happens behind the scenes, and also will regularly feature the music of Doc and Merle Watson.

MerleFest Radio Hour is heard here on Thursdays at 3:00PM CST.

Steve Martin
Host: "Unreal Bluegrass"

Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass is a weekly radio program hosted by music aficionado, banjo artist and real life trial lawyer Steve Martin. The show is not your standard bluegrass radio program. With knowledge of musical history and the understanding that the genre is gradually evolving under our noses, the show explores a wide range of musical styles, from the traditional strains to the more mainstream rhythms, and the more innovative and modern works.

Tune in on Sunday at 5:00PM CST for Steve Martin's Unreal's "just a little outside the flattop box!"

Gene Skinner
Host: "Great Stuff & Great Stuff Gospel"

Gene Skinner started in radio at the local station in Mansfield, Missouri then spent eight years at country music powerhouse KTTS in Springfield, Missouri honing his craft working overnights. After leaving the Radio Ranch, he spent time in sales including radio advertising sales in the Springfield/Branson area. He has always loved bluegrass and classic country music and remembers spending many nights listening to the Grand Ole Opry. He is currently a member of the International Bluegrass Music Association and serves as a Master of Ceremonies at several bluegrass festivals and IBMA showcases. You can contact him at

Great Stuff & Great Stuff Gospel is heard Sundays at 10AM and Mondays at 1:00PM Central.

Edgar Duguay
Host: "The Bluegrass Hour"

The Bluegrass Hour has been airing on CHRQ in Restigouche, Quebec since January 1995.

The Bluegrass Hour is heard Fridays at 10:00AM Central.