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 of December is the annual year-end sampler of highlights from the series in 2015. 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/
|Dec. 1 Paul J. Phillips. Veteran singer-songwriter Paul J. Phillips last year released his CD Every Time I Leave which was featured on Mixed Bag. This encore from 2014 features his original songs -- along with a couple of distinctive covers -- in a duo setting with drummer/percussionist Mark Popadic.
|Dec. 8 Jason Vo. Northeastern Pennsylvania acoustic guitarist Jason Vo returns to Homegrown Music with a new set of original instrumental pieces spotlighting his distinctive percussive playing style.
|Dec. 15 Jonah Whale. A long-running and versatile rock band from the Bloomsburg, PA area, Jonah Whale has released four albums and toured nationally. They make their Homegrown Music debut in a semi-acoustic configuration spotlighting their strong original material.
|Dec. 22 Lisa Moscatiello and Rosie Shipley. Lisa Moscatiello is known for her strikingly beautiful vocals on everything from folk to jazz ballads. She is joined by Celtic-influenced fiddler Rosie Shipley in a nice collection of material from traditional to contemporary folk, in this encore of a 2004 studio session.
|Dec. 29 Homegrown Music Year-end Sampler. In what has become a tradition. Homegrown Music producer presents a 90-minute year-end sampler with a cross-section of the memorable studio sessions and live concerts produced during 2015. Note: Start time 8:30 PM.