Bluegrass Breakdown

Schedule
88.5-2
Monday - Friday
10:00 am

Dave Higgs, host of Bluegrass Breakdown, brings listeners an emotionally charged, heartrending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show. Thematically, Bluegrass Breakdown is all over the bluegrass map. Based in Nashville, Tenn., the show features scintillating conversation and live music with some of the best in bluegrass. The goal of the show is to edify, educate and entertain — leaving no instrument unpicked, no song unsung and no musician un-interviewed.


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Jollof Rice: West Africans Dish It Up With A Hefty Serving Of Smack Talk

Jollof rice is a celebration dish in West Africa. Each country in the region has its own take — and the rivalry over which version reigns supreme is constant fodder for a delicious war of words.
NPR

Jollof Rice: West Africans Dish It Up With A Hefty Serving Of Smack Talk

Jollof rice is a celebration dish in West Africa. Each country in the region has its own take — and the rivalry over which version reigns supreme is constant fodder for a delicious war of words.
NPR

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