David Holt's State of Music

David Holt plays tunes and talks with modern masters of traditional music in Appalachia.


  • David Holt House Party 1

    David Holt plays and talks music with son Zeb and friend Josh Goforth.
  • Rising Stars

    David visits with rising young stars of roots music at an historic theater in Elkin, NC.
  • Taj Mahal

    Blues legend Taj Mahal shares tunes and stories with host David Holt.
  • Darin and Brooke Aldridge with John Cowan

    Tunes and stories from the award-winning Darin and Brooke Aldridge with guest John Cowan.
  • Della Mae

    David meets the powerhouse bluegrass women of Della Mae.
  • Jerry Douglas

    David visits with Jerry Douglas, a 14-time Grammy winner.
  • Molly Tuttle

    David interviews Molly Tuttle, who was named Guitar Player of the Year by IBMA.
  • Joe Newberry

    David visits and plays with Joe Newberry at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw, NC.

About David Holt's State of Music

Four-time Grammy winner, David Holt, has spent his life learning and performing traditional American music. It has taken him from the most remote coves of southern Appalachia to the bright lights of TV studios and the Grand Old Opry stage. In "David Holt’s State of Music," he shares tunes and stories with modern masters of this historic music that has a growing legion of contemporary fans.