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Bluegrass Unlimited's Podcast

Jun 15, 2021

This week we talk with multi-instrumentalist David McLaughlin.  David is best known as the mandolin player for the Johnson Mountain Boys and as such was inducted into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame in the fall of 2020. Today we talk with David about his role in Christopher Henry’s Monroe Style Improvisation Course,...


Jun 8, 2021

This week's podcast features Christopher Henry, son of the talented musicians and instructors Red and Murphy Henry and brother to bluegrass banjo player and teacher Casey Henry.  Christopher has performed with his family, has fronted his own band and has been a member of Peter Rowan’s bluegrass band for the past six...


Jun 1, 2021

Our podcast interview this week features Doctor Howard Marshall, Professor Emeritus from the University of Missouri.  Doctor Marshall is an expert on Missouri style fiddling having written two very in-depth books about the subject.  Fiddler Mike Hartgrove, who was featured in our May issue, learned from some of...


May 24, 2021

Our podcast interview this week features bluegrass bass master Mike Bub.  Mike has performed with a long list of bluegrass bands, including The Weary Hearts, The Del McCoury Band, The Sidemen, Tim O’Brien, The Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Quartet, and many more.  Today we talk with Mike about his home-away-from-home at...


May 17, 2021

Our podcast interview this week features banjo player Marc Pruett.  Marc has had a long career in bluegrass music having played for Jimmy Martin in the 1970s, the Marc Pruett band in the 1980s, Ricky Skaggs in the 1990s, and Balsam Range for the past fourteen years.  Marc recently published a book about his life growing...