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Sam Bush Howlin at the Moon on this Week's Best of Pickin

Tune in this late Friday night for The Best of Pickin, with music by the legendary Sam Bush. He pushed the boundaries of traditional bluegrass music with releases like Howlin at the Moon and Glamour and Grits. His stellar back up musicians includes veterans like Darrell Scott and Bela Fleck. We'll also hear tracks from Greensky Bluegrass, the Steep Canyon Rangers with Steve Martin, Del McCoury, and Iris Dement. It's a wide range of sound-perfect for your holiday weekend. the Best of Pickin. Friday night at 11 on WHRV.

Barry Graham used to arrive at WHRO with a briefcase full of papers and lesson plans. For 32 years he taught US and Virginia Government in the Virginia Beach Public Schools. While teaching was always his first love, radio was a close second. While attending Old Dominion, Barry was program director at WODU, the college radio station. After graduating, he came to WHRO as an overnight announcer. Originally intending to stay on only while completing graduate school, he was soon hooked on Public Radio and today is the senior announcer on WHRV. In 2001, Barry earned his Ph.D in Urban Studies by writing a history of WHRO and analyzing its impact upon local education, policy and cultural arts organizations.