Mtn. Talk Monday: Mountains of Music Homecoming – The Crooked Road


In this episode, learn more about the Mountains of Music Homecoming and the The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Host Kelli Haywood and guest host Rich Kirby from WMMT’s Deep in Tradition speak with the MOMH assistant coordinator and professor of Appalachian Studies at ETSU, Ted Olsen on the upcoming 9 days filled with […]

WMMT’s Passing The Pick & Bow starts its 14th year!


This August marked the beginning of the fourteenth year of WMMT’s Passing the Pick and Bow! The

Passing the Pick and Bow Program is a low-to no-cost after school music education program that teaches

local youth Appalachian old-time music in Letcher County, Kentucky. Our instructors teach after-school

five days per week, at five different […]

WMMT News & Notes: Square Dances, String Band Days, & Live Cooking Shows

Dr. Humphrey Bate and his Possum Hunters

. . .It’s a square dance! On Tuesday, February 7, Appalshop will host its annual Breaking up Winter square dance, this year featuring T-Claw and the Eye of the Monkey Stringband. The dance starts at 7 PM at the Appalshop, 91 Madison Avenue in downtown Whitesburg, Kentucky. There is a suggested $7 door for the […]