bluegrass http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Big Horn Mountain Festival Celebrates 10 Years Of American Roots Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/big-horn-mountain-festival-celebrates-10-years-american-roots-music <p>The Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo celebrates ten years of roots, bluegrass and Americana music at the Johnson County Fairgrounds,<a href="http://www.bighornmountainfestival.com/" target="_blank"> July 11 through 13</a>. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer asked one of the organizers, Paul Jarvis, to remember the festival’s early years.</p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 60666 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Big Horn Mountain Festival Celebrates 10 Years Of American Roots Music Colorado Bluegrass Band Thunder And Rain On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/colorado-bluegrass-band-thunder-and-rain-morning-music <p><span class="userContent">Golden, Colorado bluegrass band <a href="http://thunderandrainmusic.com/home" target="_blank"><strong>Thunder and Rain </strong></a>are known for their "Mountain Made Colorado Country" music. Three of the five band members, guitarist and vocalist Erinn Lukes, mandolin player Pete Weber, and <span class="userContent">banjo player and vocalist </span> R.P. Oates stopped by Wyoming Public Media on June 6. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:43:00 +0000 Anna Rader 59464 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Colorado Bluegrass Band Thunder And Rain On Morning Music Steep Canyon Rangers: Come Dance http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/steep-canyon-rangers-come-dance <p>WPM’s Ranch Breakfast show recently had a visit from the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass sextet the <strong><a href="http://www.steepcanyon.com/" target="_blank">Steep Canyon Rangers</a></strong>. Here’s a live performance of an original song from their newest album, Tell The Ones I Love.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/149187476&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 18:18:03 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 58160 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Steep Canyon Rangers: Come Dance BeatGrass: Everlasting Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/beatgrass-everlasting-home <p>We were saddened to hear that<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/beatgrassband" target="_blank"> BeatGrass</a></strong> banjo-picker Pete Mergard passed away last week. Here’s a song from the Cheyenne-based band’s December 2013 visit to the WPM studios.</p><p>http://youtu.be/31QQh9LLty0</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132059167&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:28:46 +0000 Anna Rader, Ben Slater & Micah Schweizer 53267 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org BeatGrass: Everlasting Home Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowgirl-bluegrass-band-della-maes-wyoming-connection <p>A bluegrass band with Wyoming connections will be holding its breath at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. That’s because Della Mae’s recording ‘This World Oft Can Be’ is up for Best Bluegrass Album. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer reports.</p><p>MICAH SCHWEIZER: Late last year, late at night, the band was on the road in Tennessee when they heard the news. Shelby Means, who plays bass and sings harmony, says the band was packed into a van with their soundman at the wheel.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:20:55 +0000 Micah Schweizer 53020 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection The Ranch Breakfast Show Celebrates 33 Years http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ranch-breakfast-show-celebrates-33-years <p><span class="userContent"><span class="userContent">Host Tom Wilhelm of </span>the "Ranch Breakfast Show" is celebrating 33 years of being on air with Wyoming Public Radio. The bluegrass radio show started in the early 1980s and has continued to be a great local music program. </span></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:51:01 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 52357 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Ranch Breakfast Show Celebrates 33 Years Shook Twins: Crisper http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/shook-twins-crisper <p>Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook make up the Indie Folk-Pop band<strong> <a href="http://www.shooktwins.com/site/">Shook Twins</a></strong>. They now reside in Portland, Oregon. Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dG_4U5fr-M</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/118565433" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:27:26 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 49380 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Shook Twins: Crisper