Queens Bush

Bluegrass Express

he Bluegrass Express radio show on Country 93 (www.country93.ca) plays live every Sunday from 6 pm to 7 pm. This one hour bluegrass show is hosted by Dusty Hill and Don Day. Tune in to 93.7 on your FM dial or go to their website to listen online. If you enjoy the show please phone in, or email in, your support to Country 93 (519-376-2030 or country93@radioowensound.com).

If you miss a show you can still listen to it here. We keep a small archive of recent shows which you can select from below. The audio files are in mp3 format and are fairly large. The links below open up playlist files to allow your audio player to play the file while downloading. If your connection is slow the audio could become choppy. You can usually pause playback for awhile to allow the download to get well ahead to minimize these interuptions. Note: If the m3u link doesn’t work directly trying using your browsers “Save As” function to save the file locally to your computer and run it from there.

Send email enquires to Don Day at dbday@queensbush.ca.

Filename Description Playlist Date
BlueGrassExpress May03’09.m3u As usual, lots of terrific bluegrass for tonites show ……………. We’re gonna feature the newest Doyle Lawson Gospel CD “HELP IS ON THE WAY’ in our Spotlight later on… and throughout the show we will be playing the music of Mr. Aubrey Holt, one of the more influential songwriters of our time. Alison Kraus and the Grascals will be performing Aubrey’s music and we’ll put Aubrey front and centre with some Vintage Grass. Hope you enjoy! Playlist Sunday, May 03, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Apr26’09.m3u Tonite, we remember one of my favourite fiddle players of all time, Vasser Clement during the Vintage Grass portion of the show and we play music from three new releases including the brand new CD “Brothers with Different Mothers” from Dailey and Vincent. Other guests tonite include Ricky Skaggs, The Seldom Scene, Doyle Lawson, Russell Moore and our CANCON artists this week, New Cumberland from London, ON Playlist Sunday, April 26, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Apr19’09.m3u Can you believe it?……Doyle turns 65 this week! Well, he won’t be a drain on society because he’s performing as strong as ever, as a matter of fact, sounds better than ever. We have a brief celebration of his music in our Spotlight this week. We also have music by Kenny and Amanda Smith, The Dixie Bee Liners and Jimmy Bowens. Mac Wiseman is in the Vintage Grass slot tonite and the Breakmen from Vancouver also drop by to add a little West Coast flavor. Playlist Sunday, April 19, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Apr12’09.m3u On this Easter Sunday, we present our annual Gospel Bluegrass Hour with Dailey and Vincent, The Bluegrass Cardinals, James King, Ricky Skaggs and more. On the Spotlight we bring you music by the Third Tyme Out from their gospel album of 2002 “Singing On The Streets of Gold”. Honi Deaton and Dream get the nod to take us home with their very inspirational tune “Via Dolarosa”. We hope you enjoy our show again this year. Happy Easter to all! Playlist Sunday, April 12, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Apr5’09.m3u The Chapman’s recently released their new single, “Redwood Hill” so we play that early on in tonite’s show. Jim Lauderdale is our Spotlight artist this week and Jimmy Martin and Bobby Osborne will team up to bring us a hit from the early 60’s. Also on the show tonite, Ronnie Bowman, Ricky Skaggs, Special C, Jr. Sisk and others. Enjoy! Playlist Sunday, April 05, 2009
Bluegrass Express Wk 9 12 – Mar29 – Livewire.m3u I recently added a couple of new CD’s to my collection – Kenny and Amanda smith and Paul Williams and the Victory Trio, so we have a selection from each to start off the show. Later we are joined by Lester and Earl for some Vintage grass but before that, we Spotlight a group that was around for a short time in the late 80’s. They cut only one album but it was a monumental stepping stone for each member of the group – Livewire. Come on in and enjoy our show! Playlist Sunday, March 29, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Mar22’09.m3u The Bluegrass Radio Network has released their top pics for 2008 so we’re gonna tap into that on the show. Canadian content includes HARD RYDE a couple of times in the show tonite and our spotlight artist this week is on Junior Sisk and Vintage Grass artist is the Osborne Brothers. We also have music by the Steeldrivers, Charlie Sizemore, Blue Moon Rising and Tom T. Hall. So check it out and enjoy the show……………. Playlist Sunday, March 22, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Mar15’09.m3u Spotlight tonite, Ralph Stanley (Part II). More of the top tunes from 2008 according to the Bluegrass Radio Network. Jimmy Martin is our featured Vintage Grass Artist tonite and we have great tunes from IIIrd Tyme Out, Junior Sisk, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Cordle and many others. Canadian artists this week include, Four Chords of Wood and Owen Sound’s very own Lindsey Beckett. Playlist Sunday, March 15, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Mar8’09.m3u Today is National Women’s Day so with the exception of the Ralph Stanley spotlight, all of our music on this show feature the DIVAS of bluegrass including a few that have performed in Owen Sound over the years. Rhonda Vincent, Michelle Nixon, Kim Fox and Clair Lynch are just a few of the artists featured on the show. The Seldom Scene join us in the Vintage Grass portion of the show, doing an old Bob Will swing tune from the early 50’s. Spotlight tonite is Ralph Stanley (Part I) Playlist Sunday, March 08, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Mar1’09.m3u We Spotlight that new hot band outta Knoxville Tennesee, Grasstowne. Two bluegrass greats, Jimmy Martin and Ralph Stanley, make up the Vintage grass portion and we have lots of great bluegrass tonite, including Hot Rize, Blue Highway, Larry Sparks and the fiddle work of Ricky Simpkins. Playlist Sunday, March 01, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Feb22’09.m3u Later this week, the Queens Bush Club presents the first of their Wintergrass Concerts with guest stars, Lost and Found, so it was appropriate that we spotlight their music on this show. The theme for the show tonite is Country and Bluegrass, not to be confused with Country and Western music. Lots of bluegrass tunes that were country hits for artists like Ernest Tubb and Bill Anderson or Merle Haggard and to kick off the show, a big hit for the “Man In Black” – Johnny Cash. Canadian artists, Blue Horizon, from New Brunswick do a great job with a hit from the Hag, so we hope you enjoy tonites show. Playlist Sunday, February 22, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Feb15’09.m3u Tonite is our ST. VALENTINES DAY show so lots of Love songs….. songs about true love, love gone band and love forlorne. We spotlight the music of bluegrass crooner, Larry Sparks…………….. Tony Rice and the Bluegrass Album Band give us their rendition of an old Lester Flatt classic in our Vintage Grass portion of the show and in the CANCON Dept we present Blackwell and their version of “Prison Walls of Love”….. Playlist Sunday, February 15, 2009
BlueGrassExpress Feb 08’09.m3u Tonites show is the first in our new time slot although you are welcome to listen to the BLUEGRASS EXPRESS at any time by visiting us here at the Queens bush website. Tonite we are spotlighting the Super Group, “Whitehouse” and we have a little Louvin Brothers later on in our Vintage Grass portion of the show. Tom T., along with the Gibson Brothers and Ricky Skaggs (to name a few) are along to entertain tonight and we have another selection by Concession 23 featuring 2008 CCBA female vocalist of the year, Sherry Philp. Playlist Sunday, February 08, 2009
BlueGrassExJan25.m3u This week the Bluegrass Radio Assoc. released the Top Picks for 2008 and there were some tunes I didn’t have so I added them to my library and you’ll hear a couple of them tonite. And another new CD to my collection, “Tom T. Hall sings Dixie and Tom T.” it’s a great CD and I wish we could have played the whole thing tonite. More to follow, obviously. Finally, digging deep into the record collection, we have a tune from the classic London based bluegrass band HRVB’s. (The Humber River Valley Boys). DO YOU REMEMBER? Playlist Sunday, January 25, 2009
BlueGrassExJan18.m3u How ‘bout some dance music!!!! You know most all of our listeners associate bluegrass with upbeat fast tempo banjo fiddle music and high lonesome nasal sounding voices. Tonite we dispell the myth that there’s no dancing in Bluegrass. We have the Country Gentlemen standing by with some Vintage bluegrass as we pay tribute t Charlie Waller who would have celebrated his 79th birthday this week. So, if you’re feeling so inclined, put your dancing shoes on for the next hour, move the furniture to side of the hall and let’s kick a rug………. Canadian Content this week includes Toronto’s own FHTB’s and The Breakmen from the West Coast. SHAKE A LEG!!!! Playlist Sunday, January 18, 2009
BlueGrassExJan11.m3u Tonite we feature some of the top 20 tunes of 2008 that are still on the charts going into the new year. You’ll hear from The Dan Tyminski Band, Longview, the Grascalls and the Gibson Brothers to name a few. Vintage grass tonite is a tune recorded by Jimmy Martin on this date way back in 1960 – from the old to the new CD by Cadillac Sky “Gravity is our Enemy” on our Spotlight.