Bluegrass Time

LES SEARS – THE MAN

Les Sears was born into a musical family and named after the great Lester Flatt. Both sides of the family
all sang and played string music as a great pastime. Les plays Guitar,Bass, Piano and even the Accordion.He Emcees many events including several Bluegrass Festivals. His home is in Rich Creek (Giles County)
Virginia in the Summer and presently Arcadia, Florida during the Winter.He is widowed…his wife of 46 years,Gladys, passed away in January 2017.

Les does quite a few voice characterizations and has entertained folks for years having retired in 2005 as a
U.S. Postmaster with the Postal Service. He has performed with several groups and attends IBMA and SPBGMA each year and is often seen jamming with other performers. He is also a International Extra Class Amateur Radio Operator with a callsign of K4HYE.

BLUEGRASS TIME – ON THE RADIO

He enjoys Bluegrass and has an extensive collection of music and is considered a historian of the Bluegrass
genre. He is going on 14 years as a radio DJ… Les invites everyone to tune into his Show every Sunday evening from 6-8 PM EST for a “Heaping Helping” of great Bluegrass and his Southern Hospitality!

10 Replies to “Bluegrass Time”

  1. Dennis

    Les, good to hear your program…from Dennis at Terry Caldwell’s Bluegrass.

    Reply
  2. Mike and Sandy Stokes

    Hi Les
    Mike and I were so happy to meet a fellow bluegrass friend and USPS family member!
    Great picking with you too😊
    See you again soon we hope. We are looking forward to listening to your program.
    Mike and Sandy Stokes
    Hickory Hollow Bluegrass Band

    Reply
  3. Beverly Hatfield

    Good morn’n Les,
    Can you email me about the song Billy sang for me at Withlacoochee? Thanks!

    Reply
  4. Enjoying the program this evening. I like all your back ground information.

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  5. Enjoying your program again this evening and waiting for Annette Grady’s interview tonight.\

    Reply
  6. I’m only one of Birdie Lee’sfriend and I can’t get your Blue Grass Time on u tube tonite. What am I doing wrong?

    Reply
    1. Hi Melody,
      We’re not a YouTube streaming station but the player for you to listen is on the home page. Thanks!

      Reply
  7. David Pennington

    Enjoyed it Les.

    Reply
  8. Les Sears

    tnx Tim…I appreciate it…glad you enjoyed the show…It was a pleasure playing with you today at the reunion…tune in next week and please share and spread the word about the Bluegrass Jamboree….

    Reply
  9. Tim Shoemaker

    Les, I enjoyed singing & playing with you at the Thompson reunion this afternoon. Great job on the show too. I listened to it on my drive back to Roanoke.

    Reply

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