Bobby Bare Teams With WSM For New Podcast

Jamey Johnson and Bobby Bare.

After 60 years in the music industry, Bobby Bare continues seeking new channels for his creativity–including delving into the popular realm of podcasts. His new podcast, Bobby Bare and Friends, launches Wednesday (Aug. 1) on and on podcast networks. The podcast is produced by 650 AM WSM in association with 117 Entertainment.

The debut episode features a conversation with Jamey Johnson, and future episodes will include Jessi Colter, Billy Joe Shaver, Bill Anderson, Trace Adkins, Ray Stevens, Delbert McClinton, and Joe Ely.

New episodes will be released twice per month, to air on Route 650 (650 AM WSM’s Americana-centric digital streaming station), beginning at 3 p.m. CT on release days.

Bare, a member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry, has notched more than 50 hits, and hosted his own television show in the 1980s, which was also titled Bobby Bare And Friends.

“Bobby Bare and Friends” Upcoming Guests:
Aug. 1 – Jamey Johnson
Aug. 15 – Trace Adkins
Aug. 29 – Outlaw Episode: Jessi Colter and Billy Joe Shaver
Sept. 12 – Outlaw Episode: Delbert McClinton and Joe Ely
Sept. 26 – Ray Stevens
Oct. 10 – Bill Anderson


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