Bluegrass Underground is a musical adventure series presented by PBS affiliate WCTE that airs across the US on PBS stations. The series shines a light on purveyors of musical authenticity in a space unlike any other on (or under) earth. Bluegrass Underground celebrates the diversity of America's musical heritage with artists from the full spectrum of genre's: Bluegrass, yes but also Americana, Country, Soul, Blues, Rock N Roll, Gospel, Folk, and everything between. Bluegrass Underground emanates from the Volcano Room, a subterranean amphitheater 333 feet below McMinnville, Tennessee at historic Cumberland Caverns. The acoustic properties of the Volcano Room are singular. Audio engineers are amazed at the natural acoustics and world renowned lightning artist Allen Branton uses the space to paint light upon the primordial darkness found inside this cave. Music and light entwine in this series which celebrates the natural beauty and musical culture that is uniquely American. Discover the full spectrum of Americana and Roots music at Bluegrass Underground.
Bluegrass Underground airs in the majority of the US at various times on PBS. Below is a list of markets and stations airing the series. Please check your local listings as schedules sometimes change and new airdates will be added. If the show is not carried in your market, an email or call to your local station's viewer services department can help.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Bluegrass Underground - Silver Jews - Netflix
Silver Jews were an indie rock band from New York City, formed in 1989 by David Berman along with Pavement's Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich. Berman remained throughout and was the only constant member. During the last few albums, Cassie Berman became a regular member of the band. They disbanded in 2009.
Bluegrass Underground - Albums - Netflix
Starlite Walker (1994) LP/CD The Natural Bridge (1996) LP/CD American Water (1998) LP/CD Bright Flight (2001) LP/CD Tanglewood Numbers (2005) LP/CD Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea (2008) LP/CD
Bluegrass Underground - References - Netflix