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WAMU’s Bluegrass Country adds new programming to weekend lineup

On Saturday, March 3, WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will implement changes to its weekend schedule.

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will introduce three new shows to its Saturday programming lineup. Irish Heartbeat, a live performance show featuring a variety of Irish talent as well as international guest artists, will air at 7 p.m., ET. RootsWorld, an hour-long tour of roots and modern music from around the world, will air at 8 p.m., ET. At 9 p.m., the station will air Americana Breakdown, a program highlighting a mix of bluegrass, country, country rock, and Americana music.

The programs that previously aired in these time slots will move to Sunday evenings. etown will be broadcast at 7 p.m., ET, followed by American Routes at 8 p.m., ET, and Mountain Stage at 10 p.m., ET. The weekend program schedule for WAMU’s Bluegrass Country is below. The full program schedule can be viewed online: http://bluegrasscountry.org/programs/schedule/

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country weekend schedule, effective March 3, 2012, with changes in bold:

Saturday
midnight      Music From Foggy Hollow
3 a.m.           Editor’s Picks
4 a.m.           American Routes
6 a.m.          Open Mic
8 a.m.          The Gary Henderson Show
11 a.m.         The Lee Michael Demsey Show
2 p.m.          Capital Americana
3 p.m.         Traditions with Mary Cliff
6 p.m.         Thistle & Shamrock
7 p.m.          Irish Heartbeat
8 p.m.         Rootsworld
9 p.m.         Americana Breakdown

Sunday
midnight    The Dick Spottswood Show
2 a.m.         Bluegrass Breakdown
3 a.m.         The Free For All
6 a.m.         Stained Glass Bluegrass LIVE
10 a.m.       The Ray Davis Show
1 p.m.         The Dick Spottswood Show
3 p.m.        Bluegrass Master Class
6 p.m.        Editor’s Picks
7 p.m.        etown
8 p.m.        American Routes
10 p.m.     Mountain Stage

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