Season 4 will present the powerhouse band Della Mae; bluegrass duo Darin and Brooke Aldridge with John Cowan; blues legend Taj Mahal; rising stars Presley Barker, Cane Mill Road band, and the Burnett Sisters with Willow Dillon; and Josh Goforth and Zeb Holt playing with host David in a look back at his 50-year career in folk music.
Episode 1 | Della Mae
Della Mae is a powerhouse band of women who play bluegrass and more, and they are mentoring young female players around the world. David visits them at the historic Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.
Episode 2 | Darin and Brooke Aldridge with John Cowan
David visits with the award-winning duo Darin and Brooke Aldridge and longtime friend John Cowan at the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, NC.
Episode 3 | Taj Mahal
David visits with blues legend Taj Mahal and learns how he got his name, how he almost became a farmer, and what it’s like to tour with the Rolling Stones.
Episode 4 | Rising Stars
Meet the future of roots music: Presley Barker, the Burnett Sisters, Willow Dillon, and Cane Mill Road. David shares tunes and stories with these rising stars of new acoustic music who were raised on traditional tunes in the shadow of old masters.
Episode 5 | David Holt House Party 1
David shares tunes and stories from his career in roots music with guest host Zeb Holt and longtime friend Josh Goforth. David’s wife Ginny joins them to reminisce about life in the Blue Ridge Mountains for two young Californians in the 1970s.
Episode 6 | David Holt House Party 2
David’s musical career has taken him from remote mountain coves to the bright lights of TV studios and the Grand Ole Opry stage. Hear music and stories of Doc Watson, John Hartford, and more, shared with son Zeb Holt and longtime friend Josh Goforth.