Links to Artists Appearing on Homegrown Music
- Alaska. A first-rate art rock duo that sounds like a full orchestra. The group has appeared three times on the Homegrown Music series, including two live concerts. Their web page is at http://home.
- The Badlees Fine, tasteful, "rootsy" band was making great music long before Hootie & the Blowfish made it popular. Appearing on Homegrown Music since 1989 (previously known as Bad Lee White). Their self-produced CD River Songs is now di
- Mary Ellen Bernard. A Scranton native, now living in New York, Ms. Bernard has released two delightful CDs of quirky rock, fun danceable songs, novelty nostalgia pieces and thoughtful compositions. An active performer, she put in two enjoyable
- finneus gauge. A remarkable progressive/art rock band founded by former Echolyn keyboard man Chris Buzby. The group released its debut album More Once More in July 1997. The quintet appeared in a memorable live Homegrown Music con
- Tom Flannery. One of the most frequent Homegrown Music guests in recent years, Peckville, PA, resident Flannery is a remarkably prolific songwriter, whose subjects range from historical events to titles like "Moshing with David Crosby." In 1996
- Fourth House. An outstanding jazz-rock fusion ensemble, the group released their debut album The Flood in 1995, which highlighted the group's conbination of tasteful musicianship, outstanding compositions and appealing vocals by Megan J
- Eric Hansen. A fine singer-songwriter, Eric made his Homegrown Music debut in November 1997. A multi-faceted composer whose music runs from the introspective to the witty, he performs his songs in with his appealingly rich vocals. He has releas
- Kris Kehr. Now living in the State College, PA area, Kris was a long-time fixture on the Lehigh Valley folk scene. He is a singer-songwriter who plays guitar, bass and mandolin. He has been appearing on Homegrown Music for over eight years by h
- Lex and Joe. Lex Romane was the very first regional musician to appear on what was the predecessor to Homegrown Music on WVIA-FM in 1973. Joe Riillo made his first appearance on the program also in the mid 1970s. Now based in Maine, the duo nev
- David Liebman. One of jazz's most renowned soprano saxophonists and innovators, David Liebman had been feaured on over 75 albums, and is the author of 10 books. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1999. He brought his group to Homegrown Musi
- Kati Mac. Probably best known as a backing vocalist for such people as Michael Bolton, Meat Loaf, and more recently Sting (in a Disney film soundtrack). Kati Mac is a fine, thoughful singwriter who had released two albums to date. She has made
- Paul Mark & the Van Dorens. A great, driving blues band who have three CDs to their credit, the group put in a outstanding Homegrown Music concert in 1997. Their Web Site is at: http://www.paulmark.com.
- Mere Mortals. An outstanding rock band from the Scranton/WIlkes-Barre area, Mere Mortals was formed in the early 1990s. After a couple of years of inactivity, in 1995 the group put in two Homegrown Music appearances, including a studio recordin
- Bill Nork. A first-rate singer-songwriter from Harrisburg whose second Homegrown Music appearance is early December 1995. He has played in a lot of different settings, including rock bands in his career, but his work in a solo setting is expeci
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Zen for Primates. One of the most distinct groups in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, the group includes sax, violin, and other very un-rock-like instrumentation, along with wonderfully theatrical vocals. The group is also featured on the
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