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    What Internet stations have mandolin music? The Bluegrass Junction on Sirius only works (for me) when Iím driving one of the company cars.

    Any favorites for BG, or other types?
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    KBOO radio, 9:00 a.m. Saturday Pacific Time.

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    Be sure to check out Folk Alley. It is a GRRREAT source for the type of music that MC followers may like, and, IMHO, really deserves public support.

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    +1 for FolkAlley. The Fresh Cuts and Irish streams are great. Only Internet radio station with live hosts! It's not just a playlist, it's a 24x7 folk festival curated by real people.

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    WDVX.com, Knoxville, TN. Americana, Roots and Bluegrass. Schedule is available online. Home of the "Blue Plate Special" 12:00 pm eastern Monday thru Friday. Also live hosts.

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    On my android phone I have the Bluegrass Planet Radio app. There are a couple of others too if you search for bluegrass on the app store.

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    KDHX.org Bluegrass Breakdown on Saturday mornings followed by the Midday Jamboree. Both shows can be streamed anytime. Thereís a few other country, bluegrass, acoustic music shows on the same station but I canít remember the show names.

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    NOT much Bluegrass, but for mostly Americana I like WMOT

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    Bluegrass Country...WAMU in Washington DC.

    https://streamdb3web.securenetsystems.net/v5/WAMU

    I listen to this or New Orleans Jazz on WWOZ all day long while working.
    One watch by night, one watch by day...if you get confused, just listen to the music play.

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    Jazz 88.FM in Minneapolis has "Bluegrass Saturday Morning", live from 7:00 am - 12:00 noon each Saturday. The show is hosted by Phil Nusbaum, includes both bluegrass and old time, and often Phil interviews or hosts local musicians or bands passing through the Twin Cities. The station's website keeps the latest show archived and avaiable for listening online at any time:
    http://www.jazz88.fm/show/bluegrass-saturday-morning/

    Otherwise, you'll have to listen in live early Saturday via the stations website:
    http://www.jazz88.fm/

    or via the Tune-In radio app:
    https://tunein.com/radio/Bluegrass-S...sbaum-p883037/

    As an added bonus, Phil posts a nice listing of Twin Cities jams and upcoming performances on the website. This station, and Phil, are both great reasons that somewhere that gets #$%!!! cold can still be a great place to live. Jazz 88.5 has a truly varied line up of vastly differing genres, and I would never have survived the years I had to drive in to work weekday mornings without their "traffic and jazz" programs.
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    So many suggestions, thanks everyone!

    Anyone else?
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    I really enjoy WUMB out of UMass-Boston.

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    WDCB Jazz in Chicago has a folk show that occasionally has mando content. Also in-studio performances (which you can attend), and artist interviews.
    https://wdcb.org/program/folk-festival
    You can stream from their web site. When I get a chance to call in, they've been known to have a mandolin jazz tune on their Friday morning request hour. Not typically much mando content, but this is a great jazz station with knowledgeable hosts.

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    Somebody mentioned Folk Alley, which comes from WKSU ( https://www.wksu.org/#stream/1 ). They also have my favorite classical stream ( https://www.wksu.org/#stream/2 ). (WKSU is public radio from Kent State University, in Ohio. not Kansas State University.)

    I haven't looked in the last year or so, but I never found a bluegrass stream that I liked. Don't like Sirius/XM's bluegrass channel, either.
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