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WTJU - 2003 Folk and Roots Music Marathon


CALL UP &
MAKE A PLEDGE
(434)924-3418
(434)924-3959

Fri, May 2rd | Sat, May 3th | Sun, May 4th |
Mon, May 5th | Tue, May 6th | Wed, May 7th |
Thu, May 8th | Fri, May 9th | Sat, May 10th

Marathon T-Shirts and mugs are available for a pledge of $40. The t-shirt design is featured on the left side of this page.

We also have many other premiums available for a pledge.

If you would like to volunteer to answer phones during the Folk & Roots Marathon Fund Drive scan the schedule below and see if there are any announcers you would like to assist. If so, email wtju@virginia.edu or call Chuck at 434-924-0885 and include your requested times.


Introduction

Welcome to the 2003 Folk & Roots Music Marathon! Once again our volunteers and other supporters have come through with an outstanding lineup. In addition to the diverse and great pre-recorded shows, we will have a total of 6 live music shows to enhance the marathon. Make sure and tune in to your favorites, and also pick out some shows from artists or genres that you're not familiar with since one of our many goals is to educate our already musically well-heeled listeners.

We've put this marathon together as a celebration to you, our faithful and ever-supportive listening audience. We count on you to call us, tell us what you like, and make financial contributions to WTJU to ensure that the unparalleled musical diversity found on the dial at 91.1 continues.

So sit back, enjoy, and if you can't stay glued to the radio all the time, make sure it's because you're out enjoying live music at local venues such as The Prism Coffeehouse, the Charlottesville Downtown Foundation, Acoustic Charlottesville, Lime Kiln Theatre and Acoustic Muse or at events such as Re-Imagining Ireland. These non-profit venues as well as the for-profit music venues are much of what makes this area so special. Just like WTJU, they need your support to keep going.

Special thanks go to Eli Frantzen for the beautiful artwork for this year's t-shirt, and to Amy Hill for lending her talent in making our poster. In addition, thanks go to George Dayton, Blue O'Connell and Fred Boyce for their dedication and help in making this marathon special. Most importantly, thanks go to you, our listeners and contributors who allow us to bring this music to you. Enjoy!

-Matt Combs Folk Music Director


Marathon Schedule


Friday, May 2

Noon-2PM

Tex-Mex Jump-Start

Rebecca Foster

Cancel everything, call your friends and get ready for the Tex-Mex Jump Start to the 2003 WTJU Folk and Roots Music marathon. Friday may 2nd from noon till two. Join Rebecca and guests as she polkas, waltzes, square dances, shuffles, stomps and swings to the Tex-Mex Mix both sides of the border. Swinging fiddles, yodeling guitars, bouncing accordians and more.
We've got Bob Wills, Valerio Longoria, Adolph Hoffner and Flaco Jimenez. All you need is your dancing boots and your dialing finger to call up and make a pledge to the wonderful musical diversity of WTJU Charlottesville The Sound Choice in Central Virginia at 91.1 FM. That's the Tex-Mex Jump Start to the 2003 Folk and Roots Fundraiser, noon to 2 on Friday May 2nd.


2-4PM

Zydeco Au-Go-Go

Goldfinger

Join the Selector as he winds it up and down the length of Lousiana with Zydeco vibes to energize your Friday afternoon.


4-5PM

BBC Newshour

Call in a pledge to support alternative news in Central Virginia! 434-924-0885


5-8PM

Sunset Road: Tim O'Brien

Pete Marshall

Tim O'Brien....an in depth look at multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter/ bluegrasser/musician's musician extraordinaire: Tim O'Brien's long & varied involvement in show business.


8-9PM

Live From The Prism Coffeehouse

Kiki & Miguel, w/ Pepe Aranda (from Solazo)

As part of a special Folk Marathon edition of Danza Latina, the Prism hosts a live broadcast performance by three members of the band Solazo.


9-11PM

Blues In Transition and Tradition

Peter Welch

Join Peter for contemporary acoustic and country blues from such artists as Corey Harris, Keb' Mo', Alvin Youngblood Hart, Guy Davis, Eric Bibb and others.


11-1AM

John Hammond

Professor Be-Bop

John Hammond, son of one of America's greatest recorders and producers, fell in love with the blues as a teenager from listening to the recordings of Robert Johnson, often played by his father. His passion has led him to celebrate the power and beauty of the blues from the folk revival of the 60's until the present. A fine a performer as he is a disciple, John Hammond has created a body of work that is compelling and authentic. Join Prof. Bebop as he explores the vast catalogue of Hammond's career.


Saturday, May 3

 

6-8AM

They Oughta Take a Rope and Hang Me

Emmett Boaz

The thirteen step program to behavior modification, up thirteen steps and back down by a long drop at the end of a short rope: All about folks who got hung or should have been.

 

8:05

Natural History Note

Bess

A short, lighthearted but accurate story of the natural world, with humor, facts and a dash of conservation, from a longtime immigrant!

 

8-10AM

Nanci Griffith

Sumner Brown and Lindsay Lowden

Two whole hours of the best of the "songwriter's songwriter."

 

10-Noon

Re-imagining Ireland Preview

Kevin Donleavy and Blue O’Connell

Tune in to a special marathon edition of the Atlantic Weekly II show for a preview of the music and events of Re-Imagining Ireland, coming to C'ville May 7-10. Featuring the music of Solas, Cherish the Ladies, Martin Haynes, Mick Malone, Andy Irvine, Tommy Sands, De Dannan and more. If you love Irish music, what better way to support continuing to bring Irish music in our community than to pledge to WTJU? with Kevin Donleavy and Blue O'Connell. For more information about the ReImagining Ireland Conference go to: http://www.re-imagining-ireland.org/

 

Noon-2PM

Mark O'Connor

Steve Kindig

From teen-aged fiddle and flatpick guitar champion, to stellar country/bluegrass sideman, to classical/Americana composer, to jazz trio leader, Mark O'Connor's virtuosity has been blowing minds for three decades. Tune in for two hours of highlights from his musical journey, from Strength in Numbers and the David Grisman Quintet, to more recent collaborations with the likes of Yo-Yo Ma and Wynton Marsalis.

 

2-4PM

John Hiatt

Matt Combs & Mike Stock

Matt and Mike trade in the 'Cuda for a pink caddy convertible as they Drive South for two hours of riding with the king of songwriting. Few knew him before Bring the Family, but John Hiatt has given us record after record of warm, witty, soulful insights into ourselves and surroundings. Call in for your favorite or let us find a new one for you with your generous pledge of support.

 

4-6PM

Train Songs

Larry Minnick & Brandy Savarese

Come ride the rails with Larry and Brandy as they take a two hour journey through the Americana landscape of train songs. New trains, old trains, midnight and blue trains, when you hear that lonesome whistle blow you'll know that you're almost home.

 

6-8PM

Old Home Place-A Tribute to Rebel Records

Ray Spears

 

8-9PM

The PRISM Radio Coffeehouse

Fred Boyce

For over ten years the Prism has broadcast on WTJU an incredible array of folk, acoustic and international artists, free of charge! Now’s your chance to ante up!

 

9-11PM

Pictures Of Life In Music

Sandy Goodson

A collection of music that will paint a picture of the lives of others: From the mountains to the seas, to the cities, mountains and country-sides, folks express the life that they have experienced in music and song.

 

11-1AM

Hippie Movie Music

Blue O’Connell

The music of any given era often says more about a culture than any history book can show. The late 60s and early 70s were possibly among the most politically charged and socially transformative times in U.S. history. Tune in to this musical journey through time with the soundtracks of the hippy era. Featuring Woodstock, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, and Magical Mystery Tour.

 

 

Sunday, May 4

 

6-8AM

The Bluegrass Gospel Tradition

Max Luddington

Gospel Music has been a part of American culture since its very founding. Listen in as we celebrate the evolving gospel tradition of bluegrass: from Bill Monroe to Doyle Lawson to IIIrd Tyme Out we'll explore every generation.

 

8-10AM

Gospel Greats

Jeff Lindholm

--"I Saw the Light," "Just a Closer Walk With Thee," "I'll Fly Away" and more. The old, familiar songs we cherish, old favorite and new versions.

 

10-Noon

The Americana of Bill Frisell

Aaron Zatcoff

Guitarist Frisell was called by one critic "the Clark Kent of electric guitar", but of late he has delved deeply into American music, departing from his jazz/avant/downtown leanings he was known for early in his career. This show will sample the folky/American side of this superlative artist.

 

Noon-2PM

Tell us a Tale, Give us A Call

Peter Jones & Jen Hoffman

Two hours of great stories and music with Peter, Jen, and special guests

 

2-4PM

Somewhere In the Rubies

cwtiii

Another show by cwtiii following the theme: “sense of place”. This time the theme concentrates on the music produced near to or conjuring the great western mountain ranges, the foothills of the Rockies and related. Music will incorporate artists ranging from Canada to Texas. No rockabilly, no cowboy kitsch but songwriters galore such as Ian Tyson, Ian & Sylvia, Tom Russell, Guy Clark, Mickey Newbury, Townes Van Zandt, Dave Alvin, Jerry Riopelle, Michael Martin Murphy (I promise no “Wildfire”!), Bill and Bonnie Hearne and more.

 

4-7PM

Van’s the Man!

David Eisenman

A Joyous request show reviving the special blend of blues, pop, jazz and celtic folk that is the music of Van Morrison. Show your support and call your host David Eisenman at 434-924-3959.

 

7-9PM

Ry Cooder

Mare Hunter, Dusty Garwood, Spencer Lathrop and Darlene Crawford

"Ry Cooder has, without fanfare for himself, brought numerous world-music stars to our attention. This is a tribute to his achievements."

 

9-11PM

Eddie Cochran

Bill Adams

Join Bill Adams for two hours of true roots music guaranteed to keep those summertime blues away.

 

11-1AM

Meanest Jukebox in Town

Tyler & Don

She’s acting single and Wowsville’s drinking doubles, at the Meanest Jukebox in Town. This lipstick-smudged, beer-soaked live broadcast from Tootsie's Tulip Lounge in Ruckersville features the kind of lowdown, cry-in-your-beer country and honky-tonk classics that define the term, ‘drunk lonesome’. Park your riding lawnmower in back, and sip along to Johnny Paycheck, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Gary Stewart, Hank Thompson and other denizens of the barstool. This round is on "Harve" Harrison and "Clem" Magill.

 

Monday, May 5

 

6-9AM

Mountain Dulcimer: American Original

Phyllis White

This American folk instrument, classified as a fretted zither, came out of the Ozark or Appalachian mountains and was popularized in modern times by folks like Jean Ritchie, Joni Mitchell and Claudia Schimidt. Tune in and learn more about the origin and nature of this American original.

 

9-Noon

Those Great Guthries

Rebecca Foster

Woody was wonderful. Arlo was also great. And now Sarah Lee represents a new generation of Guthries in American folk music. Rebecca will focus mainly on the works of Woody, with his distinctive voice and amazing way with words. He’s remembered mostly for his social commentary, hard times Dust Bowl Ballads and his famous love song to America, but let’s not forget his wonderful children’s songs, humorous songs and interpretations of folk songs he collected in his travels. Arlo has been a beloved story-teller and singer with a voice and sensibility all his own. And now his daughter Sarah Lee Guthrie is making her voice heard. Let’s find out what she can do.

 

Noon

Natural History Note

Bess

A short, lighthearted but accurate story of the natural world, with humor, facts and a dash of conservation, from a longtime immigrant!

 

12:05-2PM

Emmylou Harris: 30 Years of Emmy Lou

George Dayton

She’s kept the faith for three decades, providing us heartfelt “Cosmic American” music in a variety of styles. She has also sung with dozens of influential artists and continues to find and support artists performing genuine Americana. Join George for as much of Emmy Lou’s music as can be played in two hours and to show your support for, WTJU, Americana’s home in Charlottesville.

 

2-4PM

Latinas Canta

Ann Porotti

A big eclectic round-up of all the great girls, past and present.... from Cuba, Brazil, and Mexico.

 

 

5-7PM


Solas

Larry Minnick & Pete Marshall


With five Group Albums and numerous side projects the members of Solas have been very busy since 1996. You'll hear recent releases and rare live recordings from the Prism archives. Join DJs from the Folk & Jazz Departments for this two-hour look at the Irish-American supergroup Solas who will be in Charlottesville for the ReImagining Ireland Conference this week.

 

7-9PM


Judy Collins

Phyllis White


Judy Collins is the American songstress with a soaring voice who popularized - along with her own songs and traditional music - the songs of Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Richard Farina, Tom Paxton and many others.

 

9 PM


Natural History Note

Bess


A short, lighthearted but accurate story of the natural world, with humor, facts and a dash of conservation, from a longtime immigrant!

 

9:05-11PM

Americana

Terri Allard & Terry Carpenter

Join the Terries for two hours of great Americana.

 

11PM-1AM

Asian fusion: Sounds from the British Asian Underground

DJ Suavé Suavé

Music from the sub-continent* meets the UK club scene. Since the 1970's London and the West Midlands have been home to a dynamic fusion of Asian music with house, reggae and rap. Culturally diverse and musically fascinating, this music is a uniquely British-Asian hybrid that is rarely heard in the US outside of New York.


*India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh

 

11PM-1AM

Asian fusion: Sounds from the British Asian Underground

DJ Suavé Suavé

Music from the sub-continent* meets the UK club scene. Since the 1970's London and the West Midlands have been home to a dynamic fusion of Asian music with house, reggae and rap. Culturally diverse and musically fascinating, this music is a uniquely British-Asian hybrid that is rarely heard in the US outside of New York.


*India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh

 

Tuesday, May 6

 

6-9AM

Keola Beamer Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar

Bruno DeAlmeida

Dreamy island-style chill sounds from a master

 

 

9AM-Noon

Acoustic Neil Young

Waterface

Waterface returns after a long absence to do Neil Young right. Acoustic only this show. Bring on the Rust.

 

Noon-2PM

Norman & Nancy

Acoustic Windows explores the vast recorded legacy of Mr. and Mrs. Blake of Rising Fawn, Georgia, in anticipation of their live broadcast on Saturday.

 

2-4PM

Outside The Law

Mark Haskins

Music and interviews about life on the wrong side of the law.

 

4-5PM


BBC Newshour


Call in a pledge to support alternative news in Central Virginia! 434-924-0885.

 

 

5-7PM


Richard Thompson


Richard Thompson: Teenage Brit-folk rocker, Celtoid, Cajun stomper, Arabic touches and more. A decade-and world-spanning career touching on his family: Teddy and Linda, too.


7-9PM


Calexico

Robyn Kells & Scott Clark


Somewhere in the Sonoran Desert, between downtown Tucson and the Mexican border, Calexico is creating "experimental folk music" and telling strange tales of misfits and wanderers. Their sound is a blend of their eclectic mix of roots--folk, country, spaghetti-western soundtracks, surf, mariachi, indie-rock, jazz, electronica, and ambient sounds (to mention a few...). "Way out past the downtown city glow…Cross the Santa Cruz and I-10…Past the cancerous sprawl into fields of thorn…Through the Rincon Mountains and Cochise Stronghold South of the Chiricahuas Drifting and drifting..."

 

9-11PM

Dar Williams

Peter Jones, Jen Hoffman and Frank Riccio


Music from Dar Williams and friends.

 

11PM-1AM

Ozomatli

Miguel Martinez


Come check out the unique style of Ozomatli. They blend many styles of Latin music to create an unforgettable sound.

 

Wednesday, May 7

 

6-9AM

Native American Sunrise

Blue O’Connell & George Dayton


Arise with the peaceful sounds of Native American music. A folk marathon tradition, this year's show will run the gamut of traditional to contemporary artists such as N. Carlos Nakai, Bill Miller, Burning Spear, and others. Look for special premium for this show! Requests welcome.

 

9AM-Noon


Masters of the Fiddle

Larry Minnick

Tune in for a three-hour extravaganza of fiddle music from around the globe. We'll take a trip into Bluegrass, Old-Time, Celtic, Jazz and lots more. Expect to hear from Vassar Clements, Darol Anger, Liz Carroll, Stephane Grappelli, Johnny Cunningham and all your requests.

 

Noon-2PM

Mali: Music of the Heart

Bruce Penner

This summer, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will present almost two weeks of the music and culture of Mali, West Africa. Bruce of Radio Tropicale will be joined by Jamal Milner and others to present a preview of this important celebration through the music of three incredible albums, all of which were recorded in the villages…the heart of Mali. Please tune in to 91.1 to hear music from the home villages of Kasse Mady Diabate, Ali Farka Toure, and Baaba Maal on the show: Mali: Music from the Heart.

 

2-4PM

Not In English

Mare

We offer you the human voice as a musical instrument, unburdened by the specificity of language. Universal experience needs no words.

 

4-5PM

BBC Newshour

Call in a pledge to support alternative news in Central Virginia! 434-924-0885.

 

5-8PM

Merle Haggard

Frank Grizzard

Join Frank Grizzard for three hours with the man who walks in no man's shadow, country music legend Merle Haggard

 

8-9PM

Jan Smith Band Live From the WTJU Studios

WTJU brings you an hour of live Americana from one of the hottest acts in the area. Great picking, great singing, great songs and a great time. Tune in and pledge your support for live music performed live in the WTJU Recording Studio.

 

9-11PM

Bob Dylan

Jayson Whitehead w/Aer Stephen

Throughout his more than forty-year career, Bob Dylan has delivered some of the greatest acoustic songs of all time, from "Blowin in the Wind" and "It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" to "Every Grain of Sand" and "Blind Willie McTell." His greatest album Blood on the Tracks is completely acoustic. The show will focus on this side of Dylan, exploring his early days as a folk balladeer as well as material from his official bootleg series which often features rare acoustic material--"Mama You Been on My Mind" and "George Jackson." There is also an incredible live reservoir. His 1966 tour, widely considered to be one of the greatest of all time, began with forty-five acoustic minutes, and he continues to play early acoustic gems on even his current tour, songs like "Masters of War," "Death of Hattie Carroll," and "Girl From the North Country" among others.

 


11PM-1AM

Freakwater

Dominic Devito

Like the collective sigh of a thousand rusty cages or the scent of a dragonfly trapped in amber, the music of Lousiville's Freakwater knows no temporal or spatial boundaries; it is as desolate as it is pure. Join us as we stagger down back alleys and darkened trails in search of heartache, redemption, and some old drunk friends

 

 

Thursday, May 8

 

6-9AM

Morning Magic

Mark Haskins

Music to wakeup to: folk and contemporary acoustic music with the host of WTJU's popular Atlantic Weekly I

 

9-Noon

Small Circle of Friends

Valerie L’Herrou

The anti-war music of Phil Ochs... and Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Buffy Sainte-Marie and others within that "small circle of friends" who filled America's airwaves with songs of peace.

 

Noon-2PM

My Three Names

Pinetops Stephen, Matt Combs & George Dayton

Everything always seems to come in threes. Have you ever noticed that artists with three names are just truly great? Folks like Billy Joe Shaver, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Tom T. Hall and many more made great music over the years. Join the three members of the Cosmic American Jamboree (hey, that's three names) gang for two hours of music from artists with three names. We hope it doesn't give you an achy-breaky heart, but don't expect to hear Billy Ray Cyrus. Call in to 434-924-3418, pledge, and give us your favorite three-named artist. You may stump us!

 


2-4PM

Take That, O’Reilly

Emmett Boaz

FOX New's Bill O'Reilly has highly annoyed Emmett with rantings against prison bands being aired on TV. Emmett strikes back with great music from the chain gangs and prison farms recorded before O'Reilly was born.

 

4-5PM

BBC Newshour

Call in a pledge to support alternative news in Central Virginia! 434-924-0885.

 

5-7PM

Folk & Beyond: Canadians That Count

Aer Stephen

Hoser (meant endearingly here) or Poser? Aer Stephen presents a special edition of Folk & Beyond and explores his favorite Canadian Artists. Some most will recognize, and others will be a new treat, and then of course, our listener's requests and pledges will be most welcome.....

 

7-9PM

Eclectic Women: Welch, Williams and other “Ws”

Wendy Repass

“W” is for woman…songwriter that is. Women songwriters whose names begin with W- Gillian Welch &, Lucinda Willliams mostly. Wow!

 

9-11PM

Be Glad For The Song Has No Ending: The Music of Robin Williamson

CWTiii

CWTiii will feature a small sample of this British songwriter’s many great recordings including several examples illustrating his storytelling abilities. Music will include some materials from the Incredible String Band era but will concentrate mostly on his solo career beginning in 1974.

 

11PM-1AM

Barren County Music

Fred Boyce

The legacy of the first New Grass Revival

 

Friday, May 9

6-9AM

Down Under

Andy Tolley & Mare

Australian music: generally tunes that most Americans won't have heard before, but will immediately love…Plus a few interesting tidbits from the current Australian music scene and anything else related and interesting/unusual concerning Australia.

 

9-Noon

C’Ville 60s Folk Scene

Phyllis White

Did you know that folk stars Carolyn Hester, Paul Clayton and Richard Farina lived and performed in this area and were visited by Bob Dylan who played at the Gaslight on Main Street? Or that Peter, Paul and Mary headlined at U.VA.'s 1962 Openings weekend? Or that the TV show "Hootenany" was taped at U.VA. in 1963? Learn more local folk music history and hear original vinyl recordings with Phyllis White.

 

Noon-2PM

That Bloodshot Sound

George Dayton

They may be small, but they’ll kick your butt. This little record label from Chicago specializes in punk and rock influenced country with the rough edges left showing. And, sometimes, it’s just the rough edges. You can’t hear this in Branson, MO, but you can on WTJU. Join George for two hours of raw, Insurgent Country to get ready for Friday night and to pledge your support to community radio.

 

2-4PM

Honky Tonk Girls

Goldfinger

Sick of that lipstick on your collar? Check out Loretta Lynn. Jeannie Sheppard. Wanda Jackson. Rose Maddox. Pre-Grammy Lou.


4-5PM

BBC Newshour

Call in a pledge to support alternative news in Central Virginia! 434-924-0885.

 

 

5-8PM

Doc Watson

Max & Rebecca

The Doctor is always in. Since he began recording in the early 1960’s Doc Watson has been in our concert halls, music clubs, record players, cassette decks, CD players and in our hearts. His lyrical guitar playing, warm voice and great selection of songs from old-time mountain music to contemporary pop always has a ring of authenticity and a touch of humor. Let Doc Watson cure whatever ails you.

 

8-9PM

Alvin Breeden & the VA Cutups Live from the WTJU Studios

Host: Frank Grizzard and Peter Jones

Authentic Traditional Bluegrass live from a nationally renowned band performing live
from the WTJU Studios

 

9-11PM

Caribbean Retro

Steve Kindig w/ Charlie Pastorfield

Mid-'60s to mid-80s Caribbean music - from the ska, rock steady, and early reggae beats of The Pioneers, The Heptones, The Maytals, The Wailers, and the Kingstonians to the more cosmopolitan down-island sounds of The Midnight Groovers, Kalyan, Seventeen Plus, and Burning Flames. Lots o' vintage vinyl!


11PM-1AM

Jesse Colin Young

Professor BeBop

Featuring the soaring tenor of Jesse Colin Young, the Youngbloods, one of the great folk-rock of the 60's, created a sound that acknowledged the music's roots, celebrated the joyfulness of the jugband, and contributed some of the most mind and soul moving performances of the 60's and 70's. Get together with Prof. Bebop and catch the vibe again.



Saturday, May 10

6-8 AM

Jimmie Rodgers

Rebecca Foster

The Father of Country Music loved jazz, blues, Hawaiian and pop music. In his short life and few years of recording he mixed up all those enthusiasms with the down-home music of his Mississippi roots. He came up with songs that have never been forgotten. “In the Jailhouse Now”, “Waiting For a Train”, “T for Texas”, “Miss the Mississippi” and “You” have been performed and recorded over and over again in the 70 years since his early demise. We’ll play those and some of his less known but equally delightful songs

 

8AM

Natural History Note

Bess


A short, lighthearted but accurate story of the natural world, with humor, facts and a dash of conservation, from a longtime immigrant!

 

8:05-10AM

The Crossing

Mark Rough

A show examining traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic: From Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England to old time, blue grass, and New England contra dance music, including many crossover musicians.

 

10-Noon

Pogues & The Waterboys

Rob Nowicki

Musical mayhem from the auld sod:. A look at the two divergent, yet similiar styles and careers of two of the best Irish Folk-Rock bands of the past twenty years.

 

 

Noon-2PM

Grateful Dead Jamboree

Sunshine Daydreamers

Acoustic, bluegrass and folk-influenced music of the Grateful Dead and friends: Set on the back porch a spell, uncork that jug and enjoy some natural sounds. Sunshine, moonshine, it's all fine.

 

 

2-3PM

Cherish the Ladies Live from the WTJU Studios

Join us with one of the most vibrant Irish music acts around live from the WTJU Studios in town for the Re-Imagining Ireland Conference. Call 434-924-3959 and pledge your support for live music!

 

3-5PM

Los Lobos

“Monster of Happiness” and George Dayton

Since their beginnings as a dance band at East Los Angeles weddings over a quarter century ago, these musical virtuosos have blended Mexican canciones, American folk poetry, British invasion guitar wizardry, acoustic waltzes, soul celebrations, rockabilly riffs and electronica, into one of the world's most unique and innovative sounds. Come howl with George Dayton and the Monster of Happiness for three hours of acoustic and roots grooves, courtesy of the lone and only Los Lobos

 

5-7PM

Old Home Place: Virginia Bluegrass

Ray Spears

 

7-8:30PM

Norman & Nancy Blake: Live From the Prism Coffeehouse

Here's your final chance during the fund drive to support live music, free and over the airwaves!

 

8:30-11PM

John Prine & Steve Goodman

Dusty Garwood and Gary Funston

The fund drive concludes with two of the greatest American songwriters and folksingers. Their songs are witty, interesting, heartfelt and always entertaining. Join Dusty and Gary for two hours of great music and don't miss your last chance to join the marathon by making a pledge to 434-924-3959/3418.

 

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