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September 2020

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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 and Saturdays at 6 PM on WVIA-HD2. Because of the presidential debate on September 29, the Homegrown Music segment scheduled for that date has been rescheduled for October 6. Further information on Homegrown Music may be obtained via the World Wide Web at http://homegrownmusic.info and http://www.wvia.org/radio/local/homegrown-music/

Sept. 1 Dave’s True Story. A nationally-known jazzy quartet noted for their witty lyrics by Dave Cantor, and the appealing vocals of Kelly Flint, Dave’s True story released several albums in the early 2000s. This encore from 2005 features some of their best and most clever songs. (Rescheduled after preemption in August.)
Dave's True Story
Dave's True Story performing live at WVIA in 2005.
Sept. 8 A Homegrown Concert Encore with STEVE BROSKY. Allentown singer-songwriter Steve Brosky has had a long career on the music scene and has won numerous Lehigh Valley music awards. He has appeared on Homegrown Music several times over the years. This is an encore of an engaging live concert from February 2017 with guitarist Jimmy Meyer and keyboard man Rick Repsher.
Steve Brosky
Steve Brosky and his trio performing live at WVIA in 2017
Sept. 15 Professor and Maryann. Naming their group after a couple of characters from Gilligan’s Island, Ken Rockwood and Danielle Brancaccio released a series of nationally popular albums during the 1990s and early 2000s. This is an encore of their sole Homegrown Music appearance from 2001 featuring a collection of their appealing original songs.
Professor and Maryann
Ken Rockwood and Danielle Brancaccio in the old warehouse studio at WVIA in 2001.
Sept. 22 Kenny Young and the Eggplants. Known for their often-hilarious acoustic rock songs for nearly 20 years, this trio has released a succession of albums known for their quirky humor and satire. This is an encore of their studio session from 2003.
Kenny Young and the Eggplants
Kenny Young and the Eggplants at WVIA in 2003.
Oct. 6 Potter’s Daughter. This session marked the return of talented pianist, composer, and vocalist Dyanne Potter Voegtlin who first appeared on Homegrown Music in 1992. The material from this 2018 recording includes some classical influence as well as sophisticated original material performed with a five piece group including her son Ian and notable jazz bassist Lincoln Goines.
Potter's Daughter
Potter's Daughter in the Studio for Homegrown Music in 2018.

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