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Liz Frame and The Kickers

Jul 19, 2018

Liz Frame, all the way from Boston, with The Kickers, stopped by to play some songs from their new album Sparrow In A Shoebox.

Jim Lauderdale

Jul 13, 2018

JIm Lauderdale, performing songs from his albums Time Flies and Jim Lauderdale & Roland White, recorded live in the WVTF studio.

Americana music artist Jim Lauderdale spoke with Luke Church about Frank Newsome’s album of traditional folk hymns Gone Away With A Friend.  Lauderdale and Virginia folklorist Jon Lohman recorded the album in 2006 in the church Newsome pastors in southwest VA.  The album has just been re-released on Free Dirt Records. 

Grizzly Goat

Jul 6, 2018

Undomesticated Americana music from Provo, Utah, performing songs from their album Burning The Prairie

The Mulligan Brothers

Jun 29, 2018

Straight out of Mobile, Al; The Mulligan Brothers in the WVTF studio performing songs from their album Songs For the Living and Otherwise