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April 2013 Archives

Sandy Sheehan’s Traditional Folk – Featuring Jon Gersh

In the last few months we’ve added almost 1400 new (old) songs to the “Traditional Folk” music library!  Read More…

Poetry, Baseball and Music

Check me on this, but my sources tell me that April is National Poetry Month.  OK, “sources” is a former boss of mine who told me of this in 2004.   Besides that, a couple of events make me take note of it.

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Acoustic Sunrise with Dave Palmater

You might be wondering what’s up with Sunday mornings and Acoustic Sunrise. Well, I have to admit that I’ve had a ball digging back into the dark, dusty (and I do mean DUSTY!) corners of the WUMB music library, for songs, and artists that, at least I, haven’t heard for a very long time. It’s amazing what you find when you delve into the back catalog of folks like the Bills (Morrissey, Miller, and Staines… not the band formerly called the Bill Hilly Band… though them too,) or the Toms (Rush, Paxton and Dundee.) Read More…

Dark Was the Night

- Saturday, 4/6 on “Dark Was the Night”: In recognition of National Poetry Month, I’ll feature poetry in song during the 10 PM hour from early blues, country, and rock ‘n’ roll musicians, as well as from singer/songwriters and some spoken word recordings. Read More…

Member News

Matching Gifts

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our successful Spring Member Drive! We greatly appreciate all your support!

I would like to remind all of our Members that you can increase the value of your gift via Matching Funds. It’s a very easy process. Simply ask your personnel department at work if they have a Matching Gift Program. If so, ask for a form, fill it out, and send it to us. It’s a very easy way that may double the value of your gift! We receive thousands of dollars through Matching Gift Funds every year.

Thank you for so much for the extra effort! Read More…

Upcoming Programs

Live @ Noon/In Studio Interview

4/4     Old Man Luedecke   Noon

4/10   Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer  2pm

4/12   Michael Tarbox  Noon

4/23   Holly Williams  4pm

4/25   Milk Carton Kids  4pm
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SAMW 2013 Registration is NOW OPEN

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Now in it’s 18th year, the Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW) offers participants the chance to work with some of the best folk and acoustic musicians  and teachers in the country. Read More…