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Homegrown Music Concerts

Thursdays at 9pm on WVIA-TV
Saturdays at 11pm on WVIA-TV

All-new season beginning on Thursday, March 31!

The six episode series airs Thursday nights at 9 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The season premiere features jazz ensemble ‘The Tom Hamilton Band’ television debut.  Other acts included in the series are the folk family trio ‘The Currys’, jazz trio ‘Tri-Fi’, northeastern Pennsylvania’s Django Reinhardt inspired ‘Bog Swing Group’, ‘Organik Vibe Trio’ which features Marko Marcinko, Ron Oswanski and the Rolling Stones’ saxophonist Tim Ries and prog rock / jam band powerhouse ‘Tauk’.

2015 Season

TAUK

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Airs Thursday, May 26th at 9p on WVIA-TV

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Organik Vibe Trio

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Airs Thursday, May 12th at 9p on WVIA-TV

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The Bog Swing Group

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Airs Thursday, May 5th at 9p on WVIA-TV

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Tri-Fi

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Airs Thursday, April 21st at 9p on WVIA-TV

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The Currys

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Airs Thursday, April 7th at 9p on WVIA-TV

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The Tom Hamilton Band

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Airs Thursday, March 31st at 9p on WVIA-TV

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The Badlees

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We're pleased to welcome back the region's best-known band to the Homegrown Music stage

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Rogue Chimp

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Airs Thursday, February 26th at 9p on WVIA-TV

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King Radio and Lorne Clark

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Airs Thursday, February 12th at 9p on WVIA-TV

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Jon Fuller

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Classically trained singer-songwriter Jon Fuller released a CD last year called "Skipping Away from Dissonance" 

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Meet the Team

George Graham

George Graham

One of the first staff members at WVIA. Produces and hosts Mixed Bag, All That Jazz and Homegrown Music on WVIA Radio, and the Homegrown Music Concerts on WVIA-TV.

Graham was the first employee of WVIA Radio, and has been on the WVIA staff since 1972. A native and resident of Carbondale, PA, he is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where he majored in electrical engineering. He joined the WVIA staff in connection with the studio design and construction of WVIA-FM, but with his four years of on-air experience at the Duke University radio station, he immediately moved into on-air work. He sought to bring the kind of eclectic contemporary music radio programming that marked student radio at Duke (where he was program director) in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

He introduced Mixed Bag, which has become purportedly the longest continuously-running program of what is now called "album adult alternative" music in the country. Graham introduced Homegrown Music, a program to spotlight talented regional artists in performances from the station's studio. The series has been running continuously as a weekly series since 1976, and includes weekly recording session broadcasts, and monthly live concerts performed before a studio audience.

He also hosts WVIA's All That Jazz, and presents extensive annual radio coverage of the region's jazz festivals from Delaware Water Gap and Scranton. Graham has written for regional publications, and also works as a free-lance recording engineer, producer and mastering engineer.


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