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Lillian and Taylor Hightower
Lillian and her husband Taylor and have been writing and recording music since meeting in Junior High School in Philadelphia.
Air Date: May 18, 2021
Cathy Mazza is a multifaceted musician and music teacher. She is both a classical pianist and a rock/pop keyboard player, as well as a singer/songwriter, composer & conductor.
Mare Wakefield & Nomad
Featuring Mare Wakefield on guitar & Nomad on piano and accordion, this husband-and-wife duo delights audiences with their mix of old-time country & contemporary folk.
Air Date: May 11, 2021
I Am Winkle (Mark Minassian)
I Am Winkle (Mark Minassian) is a singer-songwriter who resides in Chester County, PA.
Michelle is a children’s librarian and singer-songwriter. She has performed all over the Philadelphia area, including the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
Sandy Hall is a seasoned vocalist and songwriter of extraordinary natural abilities and range with an intuitive sense of melody and pitch.
Air Date: May 4, 2021
Bernie Drury’s song "Reach Out" was inspired by a news article about a wonderful gesture made by a Florida State football player in 2016.
Gretchen Elise is a West Philadelphia based singer-songwriter whose jazz-flavored music can be personal or political.
Zimbabwean-American artist/activist Shungudzo has been making waves in the music industry for many years.
Air Date: April 27, 2021
Thane Glenn is a mandolin player from Huntingdon Valley, PA. He plays classical, old time, bluegrass, and jazz music.
Hot Club Philly
Hot Club Philly’s single “When Everything's Better” is a Blue Note records style instrumental.
Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians who have become firmly established in rock, alternative, and country music.
Air Date: April 20, 2021
Athensville draws its name from the history of Ardmore, the Philadelphia suburb where rehearsals first took place.
Dan May has a warm baritone and sings folk-pop songs with rootsy embellishments.
Eli Capella is a rapper/singer-songwriter from Philly. He serves his community by educating children at his ‘WHY Tunes Recording Artist Therapy Program.
Air Date: April 13, 2021
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