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(Previously) Live Bluegrass!

Host Peter Thompson continues his broadcast of highlights from live performances.  This week:  two fabulous bluegrass concerts in the '70s: Mac Martin & the Dixie Travelers live in Pittsburgh (at a club where they played every Saturday night for many years), and J.D. Crowe & the New South live in Japan.  Listen anytime until 7/28 via KALW's Local Music Player.

The details:

Mac Martin & the Dixie Travelers

Walsh's, Pittsburgh, PA
Mac Martin: guitar, vocals
Bob Artis: mandolin, vocalsMike Carson: fiddle, vocals
Billy Bryant: banjo
Frank Basista: acoustic bass
J.D. Crowe & the New South
Kubo Hall, Tokyo, Japan

J.D. Crowe: banjo, vocals
Tony Rice: guitar, vocals
Ricky Skaggs: mandolin, vocals
Jerry Douglas: dobro
Bobby Slone: acoustic bass, fiddle

Peter Thompson is the host of Bluegrass Signal on KALW. Since 2004, the program has been syndicated on WAMU's Bluegrass Country.