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July 2013

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Homegrown Music is WVIA-FM's exclusive series which each week showcases the talents of regional contemporary music artists in recordings produced in the WVIA-FM studios by series host George Graham and is broadcast Tuesdays at 9:00 PM. Further information on Homegrown Music may be obtained via the World Wide Web at http://homegrownmusic.info and http://www.wvia.org/radio/wvia-fm-programs/homegrown-music

July 2 Michi Egger. A blues guitar prodigy, Michi Egger was very impressive when she performed with Ann Kerstetter's Cronies for Homegrown Music at the Bloomsburg Fair at age 16 in 2010. She assumes the role of singer-songwriter on her 2012 CD. This is an encore of her debut performance on Homegrown Music as a leader with a first-rate band, including her father drummer Todd Egger, with her original music. (Encore)

Michi Egger
Michi Egger and her band at WVIA
David Gelman
David Gelman with Anne Klein at WVIA

July 9 David Gelman. New York area singer-songwriter David Gelman recently released his second CD Undertow, which has been featured on WVIA's Mixed Bag. He makes his Homegrown Music debut with some new non-album songs, joined by multi-instrumentalist Ann Klein, known for her work with Ani DiFranco.

July 16 Cosmic American Derelicts. This versatile New Jersey band returns to Homegrown Music for a new collection of original music which reflects the band's dual nature: country-influenced and with a roots-rock, jam-band sound. They perform with two different lead vocalists who show the two different facets of this group, which also shares two members with another Homegrown Music band, the bluegrass group Hillbilly Water.

Cosmic American Derelicts
The Cosmic American Derelicts in the studio at WVIA

July 23 A Homegrown Music Archive Concert Special: BIG DADDY DEX AND THE GROOVE. While the Homegrown Music live concert series is on hiatus, producer/host George Graham goes into the archive for a memorable performances by Dan "Big Daddy Dex" Armbruster and an energetic 12-piece band with a full horn section, given in 2000.

The Doerfels
The Dorefels at WVIA in 2007

July 30 The Dorfels. A large family of bluegrass musicians, the Dorfels have established a national reputation on the festival circuit. At the time of this 2007 session, the five siblings ranged from ages 12 to 19, and showed remarkable instrumental prowess. They perform both original and traditional songs and instrumentals. (Encore)

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