Roots Down

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Americana, Roots and more

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The SteelDrivers

Apr 25, 2018

The SteelDrivers play the Jefferson Center in Roanoke Friday April 27.  Luke spoke with singer/songwriter, fiddle player and founding band member Tammy Rogers about touring, personnel changes and new music.

Blake Christiana

Apr 11, 2018

Singer/songwriter Blake Christiana of Yarn solo, recorded live in the WVTF studio performing songs from the new album Lucky 13 and some old favorites.


Apr 9, 2018

 Mipso's roots go back to 2011 at UNC-Chapel Hill.  They have recorded four albums, including the latest, Edges Run.  Two songs here, recorded live in the WVTF studio, from their album Coming Down The Mountain.

The Honey Dewdrops

Apr 4, 2018

Roots Down Session with Laura and Kagey, celebrating 9 years of fulltime touring as The Honey Dewdrops; talk about life on the road and relocating from their home base in Charlottesville to Balitmore.

Dar Williams

Apr 4, 2018

Recorded live in the WVTF studio, with conversation about her book What I Found In A Thousand Towns, songwriting and music touring plans