Bluegrass Underground

World renowned acoustic sound… underground!
Mondays at 7:30 pm on WCTE, repeating Thursdays at 9:30 pm.

Bluegrass Underground Wins Regional Emmy Award for Best Lighting!
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Lights, Cameras, Bluegrass! Season Three of PBS Series Bluegrass Underground starts shooting March 8!

We are extremely proud of our crew members: Craig Gray, Randy Jackson, Craig LeFevre, Becky Magura, Ralph Welch, and Rick Wells for being nominated for the Technical Achievement Emmy. In addition, we extend congratulations to the producers of Bluegrass Underground, Todd Jarrell and Todd Mayo and other talented crew members who were also nominated for Best Arts Show, Audio Production, Lighting, Videographer, and Technical Achievement. Congratulations to this spectacular series that is enjoyed in 76% of households across the nation, from Juno, Alaska to the Virgin Islands. Watch Bluegrass Underground on WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS, the presenting PBS station, on Monday evenings at 7:30pm and Thursdays at 9:30pm.

Bluegrass Underground is recorded live 333 feet below ground at Cumberland Caverns in McMinnville, Tn inside of what was named by the first people to behold the natural amphitheatre, The Volcano Room. Here water and time entwined 3.5 million years ago to create one of the most acoustically pure natural spaces on earth. No man-made sound reaches the Volcano Room and the living rock hued amid the eons is jagged and uneven, providing limited echo.

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