Bluegrass Underground Season 6 airs September - November 2016.

MCW_2907.jpgJJ Grey’s songs reflect the steaming region around Jacksonville, Florida where he was raised.Michael Weintrob

About Bluegrass Underground Season 6

Taped 333-feet below ground within Tennessee’s majestic Cumberland Caverns, this 12-part “musical adventure” series features both well-established and top emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, Jamgrass, Roots-Rock, Neo-Folk and Americana genres.

Bluegrass Underground (PBS) Season Six artists include Dave Rawlings Machine, The Suffers, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Mac McAnally, JJ Grey & MoFro, The Cox Family, The Lone Bellow, Drivin’ and Cryin’, Sierra Hull, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, and Jason & The Scorchers. 

Take a Closer Look at Bluegrass Underground Season 6

About the Show

Bluegrass Underground is a musical adventure series that shines a light on purveyors of musical authenticity in a space unlike any other on (or under) Earth. Bluegrass Underground emanates from the Volcano Room, a subterranean amphitheatre 333 feet below McMinnville, Tennessee at Cumberland Caverns. The acoustic properties of the Volcano Room are singular. In fact, the room only resonates at two frequencies meaning that experiencing live music there is akin to attending a concert inside a recording studio.

Audio engineers are amazed at the natural acoustics and world renowned lightning artist Allen Branton uses the space to paint light upon the primordial darkness found inside this cave. Music and light entwine in this series which celebrates the natural beauty and musical culture that is uniquely American. Discover the full spectrum of Americana and Roots music at Bluegrass Underground.


The Artists

The Artists

Learn more about the artists from Season 6.

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Get an inside look at performing and filming in Cumberland Caverns.

Major funding provided by Tennessee Department of Tourist Development,

Nissan, Acceptance Auto Insurance and City of McMinnville. 

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