An hour-long Americana
program to highlight new acoustic American roots music. Hosted by Jen
Hitt, Capital Americana features music from acts who are performing in
the D.C. area., new albums by Americana musicians, as well as interviews
and live performances from musicians who visit our studio.
Americana is a relatively new general music genre, which includes folk, bluegrass, alt-country, blues, and other roots music.
“In music, the umbrella term Americana encompasses a variety of
contemporary artists who use time-tested sounds, such as delta blues or
classic country, as a jumping-off point to something new.” ~ Kurt B
Reighley, Music writer and DJ at KEXP