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August 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

Aug. 6 Anna Dagmar. A wonderful classically-trained pianist singer and songwriter, Ms. Dagmar has released 5 CDs, the most recent of which, Satellites from 2012 was featuring on the Mixed Bag weekly album review. This 2009 session includes a couple of the songs which would later appear on Satellites. (Encore)

Anna Dagmar
Anna Dagmar at the WVIA Steinway
Scott Krokoff
Scott Krokoff at WVIA

Aug. 13 Scott Krokoff. A practicing attorney who decided to pursue his ambitions and be the singer-songwriter he aspired to be, Scott Krokoff has been releasing CDs since 2007 and been touring widely, including in Europe. His current recording Realizations and Declarations has been featured on WVIA's Mixed Bag. He makes his Homegrown Music debut in a solo acoustic setting, performing some new songs.

Aug. 20 A Homegrown Music Concert Encore: THE FRANK & JOE SHOW. While the Homegrown Music live concert series is on summer hiatus, producer George Graham goes to the archive for some memorable concerts from the past. This 2004 performance by the Frank & Joe Show is a particular standout. Featuring jazz guitar virtuoso Frank Vignola and his long-time percussionist colleague Joe Ascione, the group evokes the musical spirit of Django Reinhardt while performing a very eclectic collection of tunes.

Frank and Joe Show
The Frank and Joe Show performing live at WVIA

Aug. 27 Clarence Bucaro. Originally from Ohio, blues-influenced guitarist and vocalist Clarence Bucaro has been gaining wide recognition. His CD from 2003 Sweet Corn was a Mixed Bag weekly album review feature. His latest recording, Dreaming from the Heart of New York features New Orleans great Anders Osborn as producer. Bucaro, now based in New York, makes his Homegrown Music debut in an acoustic setting with his thoughtful songs, tasteful guitar work and soulful vocals.

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