Bills 100th

bigmonThis week on The Fields of Bluegrass Radio Hour were going to begin getting warmed up for the month of September here in The Land of Bean Blossom, because well be celebrating Bill Monroes 100th birthday on September 13th, 2011!

Well have tracks from the bands that will be featured at The Pixy Theatres two Bill Monroe Birthday Bash installments of their acoustic music series, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and The Hillbenders. Details galore can be found on our Events page here on the site.

Next well feature some of the best bands in bluegrass covering the songs of
this prolific songwriter and The Father of Bluegrass. Then well wrap things up with a good, long gospel set featuring Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys performing favorites such as Drifting Too Far From The Shore, Im Working On A Building, I Saw The Light, and more!

If you’re in Indianapolis, tune in to 88.7 on your FM dial at 9PM EASTERN during “Friday Night Folk” programming on WICR.

Not in Indy? Not a problem! The show will be posted here on the site later this week and remains on our player for 7 days.