‘Bluegrass Underground’ Details Season 8 Schedule


The eighth season of live music television program Bluegrass Underground airs on PBS this fall. Billy Strings, Lettuce, Brandi Carlile and The Sam Bush Band will be among those acts featured in upcoming episodes of Bluegrass Underground.

Each installment of the show was filmed live at the program’s new permanent home of The Caverns near Pelham, Tennessee. The Caverns is a gorgeous venue that combines the beauty of an ancient, naturally formed limestone cave with modern production capabilities. Bluegrass Underground’s new season starts on September 5 with talented picker Billy Strings and his band.

Singer-songwriter Aaron Lee Tasjan stars in the September 12th episode before legendary bluegrass musician Sam Bush leads The Sam Bush Band on September 19th. Cuban septet Sweet Lizzy Project, bluegrass stalwarts The Tim O’Brien Band, funk revivalists Lettuce and Americana artist Brandi Carlile are also among the acts featured in this fall’s season of Bluegrass Underground.

Check local listings to see when Bluegrass Underground airs in your area.


Watch a preview for the upcoming season of Bluegrass Underground:

Bluegrass Underground Season 8 Lineup & Schedule

  • 1. Billy Strings: September 5
  • 2. Aaron Lee Tasjan: September 12
  • 3. Sam Bush Band: September 19
  • 4. Sweet Lizzy Project: September 26
  • 5. Tim O’Brien Bluegrass Band: October 3
  • 6. Lettuce: October 10
  • 7. Kathy Mattea: October 17
  • 8. Rev Osagyefo Sekou: October 24
  • 9. Turnpike Troubadours: October 31
  • 10. Mary Gauthier: November 7
  • 11. Flatt Lonesome: November 14
  • 12. Brandi Carlile: November 21
  • 13. Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper: November 28