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Studio B

Studio B is no longer airing on WVTF. However, you may still listen to Roots Down Sessions with local, regional, and national bluegrass musicians below.

  • Longtime friend of the show Amanda Cook joins Luke for a conversation.
  • Andrew Small and Ashlee Watkins perform in the WVTF studio
  • Savannah GA bluegrass band performs songs from their debut album
  • Mason Via talks Old Crow Medicine Show, American Idol, a new solo album, and kazoos.WEB EXTRA
  • A conversation with Mark O'Connor on his new album, the hiatus from guitar playing, Tony Rice; and a Roots Down/Studio B premiere of a new song.WEB EXTRA:
  • Roanoke pastor produces collaborative bluegrass album. Dr. Quigg Lawrence discusses inspiration for and background of Bent Mountain.
  • Miles Gannett talks songwriting and he is joined by some friends to perform songs from his new album.
  • Anya Hinkle and Graham Sharp (Steep Canyon Rangers), discuss their collaboration on What's It Gonna Take, and we hear new individual songs from…
  • A conversation on the Virtual Get Together from The Handmade Music School with founder Dylan Locke and performances from teachers Andrew Small, Ash…
  • Susan Pepper discusses Appalachian and old time music, the film The Mountain Minor, and performs songs from her album The Prettiest Bird. WEB EXTRA