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November 2015

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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. A special feature during October is a Live Homegrown Music Concert with the Jogn Ginty Band and the Coal Town Rounders on the 9th. Further information on Homegrown Music may be obtained via the World Wide Web at http://homegrownmusic.info andhttp://www.wvia.org/radio/local/homegrown-music/

Nov. 3 Honey King. A Folky trio from New Jersey with fine vocal harmonies and outstanding original songs. Encore of 2012 session.
Honey King
Honey King at WVIA 2012

Nov. 9 Live Homegrown Music Concert with John Ginty Band and The Coal Town Rounders. WVIA's monthly series of live two-hour Homegrown Music concert broadcasts continued with blues and bluegrass.
John Ginty is a ubiquitous keyboard man who has served as a studio and touring musician for artists as diverse as Whiskeytown, Lou Reed, and the Dixie Chicks He was a founding member of of Randolph Band and appeared on the PBS TV series Austin City Limits. Ginty recently released his latest album called No Filter. He will performing music from that and other projects with his band.
John Ginty
John Ginty
Northeastern PA is home to several first-rate bluegrass bands, and the Coal Town Rounders are among the best. The quartet group performs both original and traditional music.
John Ginty
The Coal Town Rounders at WVIA
As usual, WVIA's members and listeners are invited to be part of the studio audience in the station Sordoni Theater. Free reservations may be made at the WVIA website. Note: Start time: 8:00 PM.

Nov. 10 Jamie Leonhart. A fine jazzy-oriented singer, Ms. Leonhart is part of significant musical family. She performs sophisticated original songs with a group that includes her husband Michael Leonart, the long-time trumpet player with Steely Dan, and who is heard on piano, in this encore of a memoerable 2007 session.
Jamie Leonhart Band
Jamie leonhart (2nd from Left) in the studio at WVIA in 2007
Nov. 17 Poor Man's Gambit. The series debut of fine Celtic trio from the Lehigh Valley, featuring second-generation Homegrown Music artist Corey Purcell.
Honey King
Poor Man's Gambit in the studio
Nov. 24 The Empty Pockets. This first-rate melodic rock band, including a married couple, returns to Homegrown Music for a new session of their original songs.
The Empty Pockets
The Empty Pockets in the studio for Homegrown Music

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