Aug 30 Gather ‘Round: The Green Boys in DC

Gather ‘Round each Saturday night from 8-9 for WTJU Folk‘s concert series; both archived and live. There will be shows from The Prism Coffeehouse and VA Folklife archives mixed in with some from our announcers’ own libraries. And you never know when a live concert might pop up! This week’s concert features Richmond group, The Green Boys, and was recorded in Washington, D.C. back in 2013.

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