bluegrass http://wyomingpublicradio.net en BeatGrass: Everlasting Home http://wyomingpublicradio.net/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://wyomingpublicradio.net BeatGrass: Everlasting Home Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection http://wyomingpublicradio.net/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://wyomingpublicradio.net Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection The Ranch Breakfast Show Celebrates 33 Years http://wyomingpublicradio.net/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://wyomingpublicradio.net The Ranch Breakfast Show Celebrates 33 Years Shook Twins: Crisper http://wyomingpublicradio.net/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://wyomingpublicradio.net Shook Twins: Crisper