Foster's Corner - Bluegrass Music for Them's That KnowsFoster's Corner is a bluegrass music program produced and hosted by Bill Foster of Strasburg, VA. The program can be heard each Sunday Morning at 2:00AM (Eastern) and Monday evenings from 7:00PM to 10:00PM (Eastern), on WAMU's Bluegrass Country.
Bill has been a familiar voice on WAMU since the mid 1980's. In 1985 he and the late Les McIntyre co-founded "Bluegrass Overnight" with co-host Carol Pittard (later with Al Steiner). "Bluegrass Overnight" ran from 1985 through 2007.
Bill brings listeners three hours of great bluegrass music from the traditional to the modern,
in the road, and on the edge.
Bill features recordings from the 1960s thru some of today's latest, with a
sprinkling of classic country tossed in.
"I welcome the opportunity to bring a great mix of bluegrass related music to Bluegrass Country's national and international listeners."
Foster's Corner is pre-recorded in Bill's studio at his home in the Shenandoah Valley town of Strasburg, Virginia. Bill's personal Bluegrass collection has almost 1600 titles in a variety of formats, including compact discs, cassettes, LPs, 45s, and 78s. Bill's music collection also includes around 900 County titles in the same variety of formats.
Bluegrass Country is a 24-hour bluegrass station that is part of American University's public radio,
in Washington, DC. Bluegrass Country's programming is simulcast in the
Washington DC area at 105.5FM, on HD Radio channel 88.5-2, and streaming on the World-Wide-Web
(See the web site for specific scheduling.)
Bluegrass Overnight Hosts (c)1987: Al Steiner, Bill Foster, Les McIntyre