Music On VPR

Enjoy music on VPR including All The Traditions with Robert Resnik, My Place with Joel Najman, Friday Night Jazz with Reuben Jackson, American Routes, and Hearts of Space.

Check out VPR Classical and VPR Jazz24, too!

photo by Jean-Luc, courtesy of Wikimedia

A feast of new midsummer releases, Creedence Clearwater covers in Spanish, and Ry Cooder's classic tribute to John Lee Hooker (though I'm not quite convinced about that "president" thing.... !)

This program will air on Sunday July 24th from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The Greg Ryan Band will be performing in Rochester, VT as part of their Concerts in the Park series on Sunday July 31st at 6:30 p.m.

Courtesy, Joel Najman

That bearded, beret-wearing man who often sits next to actor Jack Nicholson at Los Angeles Lakers' home games is music industry mogul Lou Adler.

photo by Jac. de Nijs / Anefo; courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

French waltzes, folk revival classics,  bossa nova, Cape Verdean saudade, cajun two-steps, and a generous helping of Vermont music....and that's just an overview !

This program will air on Sunday July 17th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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photo by Carl Van Vechten, courtesy of Wikipedia

We've got it all this week: Spine-tingling a cappella, some of the best from North Africa, new releases, upcoming concerts, and Ms. Mahalia Jackson !

This program will air on Sunday, July 10th from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Alan Greenleaf will be playing at the Littleton [NH] Farmers Market on Sunday, July 17th from 10 a.m. to 1.

Courtesy, Joel Najman

This week on My Place, host Joel Najman profiles Boots Randolph.

Courtesy, Joel Najman

My Place host Joel Najman features a collection of famous pop music duets from the early years of the rock-and-roll.

photo by Larry Miller, coutesy of Wikimedia

A preview of the Middlebury Festival on the Green, lots of interesting new releases, and a special dedication to bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley.

This program will air on Sunday July 3rd from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Courtesy, Joel Najman

Host Joel Najman presents well-known hits recorded by early rock and roll era artists and the lesser known recordings they made under other band names.

photo by Patricia R. Munõz, courtesy of the Artist

A selection of choice world music from the ARC music label, a preview of the Chants de Vielles festival in Quebec, the early morning rain, and much much more.

This program will air on Sunday, June 26th from 7 to 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Rod MacDonald will be performing in Bennington at the UU Fellowship Meetinghouse Café on Friday July 1st at 8 p.m.

The Dupont Brothers will be at the Ripton Community Coffeehouse on Saturday July 2nd. The fabulous open mic begins at 7:30 followed by the featured performers.

photo by Miriam Resnik

We celebrate our 20th annual Father's Day show with songs about dads, papas, and daddios!

This program will air on Sunday June 19th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Janis Ian: Live From Grand Center, a PBS concert video produced by Flynn Center director John Killacky, will be airing on Vermont ETV a number of times beginning this week and continuing through early July.

The Black Feathers from Gloucestershire, England will be performing at Spruce Peak Performing Arts  in Stowe on Thursday,June 23rd beginning at 7 p.m.

Courtesy, Joel Najman

John D. Loudermilk is a singer and songwriter who was born and raised in North Carolina.

He relocated to Nashville when well-known singers began to record his songs in the 1960s.

This week on My Place, host Joel Najman features 'part two' of Loudermilk's music.

Najman will play songs by the Everly Brothers, Marianne Faithfull and Loudermilk himself.

Courtesy, Joel Najman

North Carolina-born singer and songwriter John D. Loudermilk is the artist featured on this week's My Place.

photo Public Domain

A musical preview of the musical portion of the Festival Sur les Canal in Montreal, the Turough O'Carolan festival in Worcester,  and the Vermont History Expo in Tunbridge, more new releases, and some very jazzy clarinet players too!

This program will air on Sunday, June 12th from 7-10p.m.

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photo by Jean Luc Orlin, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Thinking about Dave Swarbrick, one of the great English folk rock fiddlers, who passed on this week at the age of 75.  Also welcoming in June with music from Quebec, with a touch of classic jazz too.

This program will air on Sunday, June 5th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Lewis Franco & The Missing Cats will perform at Leunig’s in Burlington
On Saturday June 11th from 2 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Courtesy, Joel Najman

The songwriting team of Jay Livingston and Ray Evans maintained an active partnership for over six decades and have been described as the last of the great Hollywood songwriters.

Sara Baker

Last year, Danielle O'Hallisey found herself amidst a coming-together of unrelated events, the result of which led to the composition of an exciting new work.

My Place: Laura Nyro

May 27, 2016
Courtesy, Joel Najman

This week on My Place, Joel Najman explores the music of singer and songwriter Laura Nyro.  Memorable songs recorded by the 5th Dimension, Blood, Sweat & Tears, and Laura Nyro herself are among the selections featured.

 

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Featuring music from Cornwall all the way to Cape Verde, and wishing a happy 75th birthday to Bob Dylan!

This program will air on Sunday May 29th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Courtesy, Joel Najman

This week on My Place, hear an hour of vintage hit songs on the U.S. Hot 100 that were partially or entirely sung in Spanish, with memorable recordings by Ritchie Valens, the Coasters and the Sandpipers.

photo courtesy of VPR

A special program for this week: While our new production studio is being constructed, we will broadcast an archival show that features some our all-time favorites !

This program will air on Sunday, May 22nd from 7 - 10 p.m.

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