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Honey Honey Live with WNRN

July 1 2015, 1:12pm
Categories: In-Studios

honeyhoney2011 Honey Honey talks to Anne Williams and plays from their album ‘3.’


Son Little Live with WNRN

July 1 2015, 1:01pm
Categories: In-Studios

Listening-Booth-Son-Little1-320-240-04134810 Son Little plays live for Melissa Goode and WNRN members at In Your Ear Studios.


James McMurtry Live at WNRN

July 1 2015, 12:50pm
Categories: In-Studios

JamesMcMurtry03 James McMurtry comes to WNRN and performs from his album ‘Complicated Game.’


The Northerners Live at WNRN

July 1 2015, 12:39pm
Categories: In-Studios

The-Northerners-pic-1 The Northerners stop by the studio to play some songs off their album ‘Virginia’ with Melissa.


Blue Ridge Irish Music School – Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch

June 30 2015, 8:51am
Categories: Community Connection

The Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS) a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching the living art of Irish traditional music and fostering a dynamic environment for it in Central Virginia and beyond.  BRIMS presents Irish musicians Jackie Daly on button accordion and Matt Cranitch on fiddle Saturday, July 25th, 7:00 p.m. at C’ville Coffee in Charlottesville.  The duo draw inspiration from their Irish home in the counties of Kerry & Cork. More information.


Blue Ridge Irish Music School – Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch

June 30 2015, 8:48am
Categories: Community Connection

The Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS) a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching the living art of Irish traditional music and fostering a dynamic environment for it in Central Virginia and beyond.  BRIMS presents Irish musicians Jackie Daly on button accordion and Matt Cranitch on fiddle Saturday, July 25th, 7:00 p.m. at C’ville Coffee in Charlottesville.  The duo draw inspiration from their Irish home in the counties of Kerry & Cork. More information.


The Haven Cooking Series Fundraiser

June 30 2015, 8:37am
Categories: Community Connection

Hi I’m Eleis Lester from The Haven. The Haven is a safe and welcoming day shelter for the homeless and very poor of Central Virginia. Serving over 85 people daily, The Haven provides respite for the weary and transformation for the ready.  We present the Haven Cooking Series Fundraiser with proceeds benefiting the day shelter. This series occurs on the third Saturday of every month. he class is taught by Mahabuba Akhter and will focus on Bengali Indian cuisine. This series is sponsored by The Haven and Campus Kitchens at UVA. More information including pre-registration.


Summer Shakes – “Much Ado About Nothing”

June 30 2015, 8:33am
Categories: Community Connection

James River Art Council is sponsoring the Summer Shakes presentation of “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare.  The Summer Shakes is a company of young actors committed to forming a supportive and encouraging atmosphere to study and perform Shakespeare’s plays through workshops, productions, and outreach within the community of Scottsville. This play is appropriate for all ages. There will be three performances: Friday, July 10 at 7:00 PM, Saturday, July 11 at 3:00 PM, and Sunday, July 12 at 3:00 PM. All performances will be held at Christ Church Fellowship Hall in Scottsville. More information including tickets available via Facebook.


Bluegrass Sunday Morning – June 28, 2015

June 29 2015, 11:58am
Categories: Bluegrass Sunday Morning

7:00am

Darin and Brooke Aldridge- “Tennessee Flat Top Box”
Big Country Bluegrass- “Blue River”
Jimmy Martin- “Lover’s Lane”
Donna Stoneman- “Life’s Railway to Heaven”
Band of Ruhks- “Here Comes A Broken Heart Again”
Hammertowne- “Polly’s Revenge”
Alison Krauss and Union Station – “So Long, So Wrong”
The Earls of Leicester- “Shuckin the Corn”
Alan Jackson- “Appalachian Mountain Girl”
Ricky Skaggs- “Rank Stranger”
Jamie Harper- “Enough on My Mind”
Spinney Bros- “Sweet hazel Moore”
Bill Monroe- “Wicked Path of Sin”
Springfield Exit- “Peaceful Easy Feeling”
Balsam Range- “Chasing Someone Else’s Dream”

8:00am

The Grasscats- “The Old School Road”
Volume Five- “Dream Softly”
Rhonda Vincent- “Passing of the Train”
Lost and Found- “Love Bug”
Dale Ann Bradley- “Sweet Hour of Prayer”
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver- “Wilma Walker”
Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out- “Brown Country Red #1″
Hammertowne- “Nothing Left But Time To Do”
The Farm Hands- “The Way It Was in 51″
Marty Raybon and Full Circle- “Down The Road”
Don Reno and the Tennessee Cutups- “Charlotte Breakdown”
Shotgun Holler- “Out in the Parking Lot”
The Grascals- “Are You Up For Getting Down Tonight”
Jamie Harper feat. Dustin Pyrtle- “Her Memories Bound to Ride”
Audie Blaylock and Red Line- “I’m Going Back to Old Kentucky’
Mac Wiseman and The Osborne Brothers- “Midnight Flyer”
The Steeldrivers- “Too Much”
The Company Store- “Don’t let Your Deal Go Down”

9:00am

Longview- “High Lonesome”
Tommy Brown and The Country Line Grass- “Memories of Home”
Newtown- “Pretty Polly”
Terry Baucom- “The Rock”
JR Sisk and Ramblers Choice- “Don’t Think About it Too Long”
Cherryholmes- “Heat of the Morning”
Kenny and Amanda Smithband- “Comin’ Around Again”
Steep Canyon rangers and Eddie Brickell- “Test of Time”
Hot Rize- “Western Skies”
Clay Hess- “Waller B”
Bobby Hicks and Del McCoury- “We’re Steppin’ Out Tonight”
May Wareham and The Morning Bugle- “I Can’t Stay”
Hammertowne- “Call Out His Name”
Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle- “She’s A Taker”
Lorretta Lynn- “Take Your Guns and Go, John”
Jim LLoyd and The Skyliners- “Are You From Dixie”
Earls of Leicester- “Til the End of the World Rolls Around”

10:00am

Della Mae- “Good Blood”
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper- “Too Late for Goodbyes”
Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road and the Kentucky Headhunters- “Runnin Wate”
Dwight Yoakam and Ralph Stanley- “Down Where The River Bends”
Michael Martin Murphey- “Fiddlin’ Man”
Lonesome River Band- “Lila Mae”
Sideline- “Mountain Girl”
Jamie Harper and JR Sisk- “Goodbye Little Darlin'”
Band of Ruhks- “Good Time Mountain Man”
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys- “Salt Creek”
Larry Sparks- “In Those Days”
Cherryholmes- “The King as a Babe Comes Down”
Lester Flatt and Nashville Grass- “Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms”
Gibson Brothers- “They Called It Music”
Flatt Lonesome- “Never Let Me Go”
John Duffey- “500 Miles”
Gold Heart- “Master of the Sea”
Adkins and Loudermilk- “Georgia Mountain Man”
Crowe, Lawson and Williams- “Once A Day”
The Roys- “Those Boots”


Culture Connection: June 29th – July 5th

June 29 2015, 9:24am
Categories: Culture Connection

Washington and Lee University in Lexington present “Life’s Moments”  an art exhibit by Fran R. Peppers.  Mon-Fri 9:00am-5pm, in the Williams Gallery, at Huntley Hall. The exhibition runs through June 30th.

In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program, an exhibition featuring the work of three past VMFA Fellowship recipients is being presented at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virgina. The exhibition will include the work of Pam Sutherland, Fiona Ross, and Kendra Wadsworth.

The Kluge Ruhe Museum in Charlottesville presents Art and Country,  a diverse selection of works on canvas, paper and eucalyptus bark drawn from the Kluge-Ruhe’s permanent collection. The exhibition features several new acquisitions and explores the range of ways in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists develop and maintain relationships with their homeland

This Wednesday, IX Mix at Six welcomes creative types to their weekly soiree at the Alhambra restaurant in the IX complex from 6pm – 9pm. The event is held every weds night, always at 6pm.

Culture Connection is brought to you in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection.


Caroline Spence Live at WNRN

June 24 2015, 5:25pm
Categories: In-Studios

carolinespence Caroline Spence joined Anne Williams at the WNRN studio in March to play some songs from her new album, ‘Somehow’.


Nettles Live at WNRN

June 24 2015, 5:04pm
Categories: In-Studios

Nettles Nettles performed songs from their latest album, ‘Locust Avenue’, for Anne Williams in February.


Joe Pug Live at WNRN

June 24 2015, 4:50pm
Categories: In-Studios

JoePug Joe Pug joined Anne Williams in April to play some songs from his latest album, ‘Windfall’.


Andrew Combs Live at WNRN

June 24 2015, 2:31pm
Categories: In-Studios

andrewcombs Andrew Combs performs songs from his album ‘All These Dreams’ in the studio with Anne Williams.


Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line Live at WNRN

June 24 2015, 2:15pm
Categories: In-Studios

norajones Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line visit with Anne Williams in March to play a few songs from their new album, ‘Wake.’


Charlie Mars Live at WNRN

June 24 2015, 1:50pm
Categories: In-Studios

Charlie_Mars Charlie Mars performed with Melissa Goode in January.  He played songs from his latest album, ‘The Money.’


Sam Cregger Live @ WNRN

June 22 2015, 6:58pm
Categories: In-Studios

Sam-Cregger-pic Sam Cregger performed with Anne Williams in January, enjoy 2 songs from his latest album, ‘Tell Me Something Different’ along with their conversation.


Bluegrass Sunday Morning – June 21, 2015

June 22 2015, 5:47pm
Categories: Bluegrass Sunday Morning

7:00am

Lou Reid and Carolina- “Daddy Tried”
Church Sisters- “Keep on the Sunny Side”
Grass Cats- “The Old School Road”
James King- “Old Five and Dimers”
Doyle Lawson and QS- “Wilma Walker”
Front Porch String Band- “Daddy Keeps on Plowin'”
Ralph Stanley- “Two Flowers Blooming”
Bob Baker and The PCB- “Little Willie”
Rob McCoury- “Blackjack”
Becky Buller- “Nothing to You”
Mountain Faith- “My Heart Skips a Beat”
The Farm Hands- “The Way It Was in 51″
Lester Flatt and The Nashville Grass- “Father’s Table Grace”
Grandpa Jones- “Daylight Savings Time”
Merle Travis- “Peach Pickin’ Time in Georgia”
Band of Ruhks- “Here Comes a Broken Heart Again”

8:00am

The Grascals- “The Only Daddy That Will Wack the Line”
Rice Bros- “Grapes on the Vine”
Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out- “Brown Country Red #1″
Jr Sisk and Ramblers Choice- “Don’t Think About it Too Long”
Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell- “Test of Time”
Dark Hollow- “The Last Song”
Pinnacle Boys- “Sittin’ on Top of the World”
Della Mae – “Good Blood”
Doyle Lawson and QS- “The King”
Seldom Scene- “A Hundred and Ten in the Shade”
Terry Baucom- “The Rock”
Phil Leadbutter- “Leadbelly”
Moore and Napier- “Truck Driver’s Queen”
Trinity River Band- “You Can’t Walk All Over Me”
Russell Moore and IIrd Tyme Out- “Me and Dad”
Rhonda Vincent and The Rage- “Sweet Summertime”
Hot Rize- “Western Skies”
Laurie Lewis and Kathy Kallick- “Bluegrass Style”
Maybelle Carter and Sara Carter Bayes- “I’m Leaving You This Lonesome Song”

9:00am

Jim Hurst- “Gadget Daddy”
Lost and Found- “Sun’s Gonna Shine in My Backdoor Someday”
Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle- “She’s a Taker”
Flatt Lonesome- “Never Let Me Go”
Lonesome River Band- “Lila Mae”
Johnson Mountain Boys- “Shooting in the Air”
Barry Scott and Second Wind- “Living Daddy’s Dream”
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder- “Cats in the Cradle”
Jimmy Martin- “Got it Made in the Shade”
Larry Cordle and LST feat. Garth Brooks- “Against the Grain”
Adkins and Loudermilk- “Georgia Mountain Man”
Troy Boone- “Rock Creek”
Country Gentlemen- “Calling My Children Home”
Peter Rowan- “The Family Demon”
Love Cannon- “The Boys of Summer”
The Roys- “Those Boots”

10:00am

Blue Moon Rising- “Papaw Taught Me”
Osborne Bros- “Sunny Side of the Mountain”
Lester Flatt and Nashville Grass- “Will the Circle Be Unbroken”
Volume Five- “Dream Softly”
Shotgun Holler- “Out in the Parking Lot”
Sideline- “I Won’t Go Away”
Norman Blake- “You Are My Sunshine”
Mac Wiseman- “The Black Sheep”
Randy Waller- “Daddy’s Old Guitar”
Rhonda Vincent- “Each Season Changes You”
Darin and Brooke Aldridge- “Tennessee Flat Top Box”
Balsam Range- “Chasing Someone Else’s Dream”
Josh Slone and Coaltown- “Daddies Don’t Cry”
Charlie Sizemore Band- “Devil on a Plow”
Larry Cordle- “Shade Tree Mechanic”
Larry Sparks- “In Those Days”
Ricky Skaggs- “Thanks Again”
Daren Beachley- “Daddy’s Chair”
Steep Canyon Rangers- “Summer Winds”


Bluegrass Sunday Morning – June 14, 2015

June 22 2015, 5:25pm
Categories: Bluegrass Sunday Morning

7:00 AM

Doc Watson- “That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine”
Shannon and Heather Slaughter- “Shadows in My Room”
Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle- “She’s a Taker”
Ralph Stanley and Lee Ann Womack- “White Dove”
Sideline- “I’d Rather Die Young”
Seldom Scene- “California Cottonfields”
Dave Evans- “Sun’s Gonna Shine in my Backdoor Someday”
Hot Rize- “Western Skies”
Cody Shuler- “Three Rivers Ramblers”
Red Allen and Frank Wakefield- “Little Birdie”
Bluegrass Cardinals- “Just a Little Talk with Jesus”
Gold Heart- “Ain’t That Crazy”
Terry Baucom- “The Rock”
Dark Hollow- “Julie Anne”
Jim and Jesse- “Colorado Calling Me”

8:00 AM

Della Mae- “To Ohio”
JR Sisk and Ramblers Choice- “Don’t Think About it too Long”
Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell- “Test of Time”
Marty Raybon and Full Circle- “That Janie Baker”
Ray Baker and the Happy Travelers- “Preach the Word, Preacher Man”
Ralph Stanley II- “Bluefield”
Lonesome River Band- “Lila Mae”
Flatt Lonesome- “Never Let Me Go”
The Steel Drivers- “Hangin’ Around”
Earls of Leicester- “You’re Not a Drop in the Bucket”
Niall Toner- “William Smith Monroe”
Rich in Tradition- “Prillamans Switch”
James King- “Talkin’ to the Wall”
The Roys- “Those Boots”
Sideline- “Lord Don’t Leave Me Here”
The Boxcars- “Cornelia”
Rhonda Vincent and the Range- “Is the Grass Any Bluer?”
Volume Five- “Dream Softly”

9:00 AM

Gold Heart- “Steam Engine”
Adkins and Loudermilk- “Georgia Mountain Man”
Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time feat. Garth Brooks- “Against the Grain”
Town Mountain- “Run Junior Run”
Country Gentlemen- “Room at the Top of the Stairs”
Bill Monroe- “Blue Moon of Kentucky”
Darin and Brooke Aldridge- “Tennessee Flat Top Box”
Feller and Hill- “Little Community Church”
Shotgun Holler- “Clovis Johnson’s Old Red GMC”
Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers- “Blue Collar Blues”
Jim Stafford-” Wildwood Weed”
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys- “Foggy Mountain Breakdown”
Spinney Bros- “Sweet Hazel Monroe”
Larry Sparks- “In Those Days”
Marty Raybon- “God Didn’t Choose Sides”
Steeldrivers- “Six Feet Away”
Cherryholmes- “The Harder I Fall”
Big Country Bluegrass- “Country Livin'”
Ricky Watson- “Dark Hollow”

10:00 AM

Della Mae- “Take One Day”
Balsam Range- “Chasing Someone Else’s Dream”
Crowe, Lawson, and Williams- “Once a Day”
Lonesome River Band- “One Little Teardrop”
Reno and Harrell- “Watchin’ Nascar”
Laurie Lewis and Kathy Kallick- “Happy I’ll Be”
The Grass Cats- “The Old School Road”
Band of Ruhks- “Here Comes a Broken Heart Again”
Sideline- “Mountain Girl”
Doyle Lawson and QS- “Wilma Walker”
Donna Ulisse- “Walk This Mountain Down”
Michael Johnathon- “BAN-jokes”
Rob McCoury- “Kansas City Railroad Blues”
Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out- “Brown County Red”
Mountain Faith- “Never Out of His Mind”
Lester Flatt- “Drink That Mash and Talk That Trash”
Tim O’Brien- “Busted”
The Steeldrivers- “River Runs Red”
Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road and Lee Greenwood- “Dixie Road”
Jimmy Martin- “Freeborn Man”


Bastille Day Celebration

June 22 2015, 9:43am
Categories: Community Connection

 

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Bastille Day Celebration at Petit Pois with the Alliance Française of Charlottesville

Live French music, a classic three-course dinner, French games for the kids… if you’re looking for a night of culture and fun, join the Alliance Française of Charlottesville on July 14thfor a celebration of France’s Bastille Day! The festivities will be held at Petit Pois on 201 Main Street from 4pm to 8pm. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door, though students can join for $20 and children under 12 for $15. And every ticket comes with a free glass of wine! Venez Nombreux!