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88.9 WCVE Public Radio is Your Richmond Folk Festival Station

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 11:03am -- Ami Kim

88.9 WCVE will be at the main stage of the Richmond Folk Festival with exclusive uninterrupted coverage starting Friday (10/7) at 6:30 p.m. and airing all day Saturday and Sunday. Check out the schedule below. Additionally, Gary U.S. Bonds with Gene “Daddy G” Barge (The Norfolk Sound), who will be performing at 9:00 p.m. Saturday night, will be heard on a delayed basis on Sunday afternoon. Also - stop by both of our booths for fun giveaways, activities, and meet and greet opportunities (details below).

Time To Spread Your Wings

Get ready to spread your wings and some Big Noise on this week’s World Music Show (9/24). That’s right, we’ll check out some Funky Tropicalismo music which has a big band sound to it, plus we’ll get a Brazilian groove going with Bebel Gilberto and a few others. And if that weren’t enough for you, how about some world music covers of some of your favorite pop songs? Don’t be shy, come read what’s up for this week’s show.

The Chiara String Quartet’s New Release “Bartok by Heart”

The Grammy-nominated Chiara String Quartet plays by heart, in other words without the music! They are renowned for “bringing fresh excitement to traditional string quartet repertoire as well as for creating insightful interpretations of new music.” The ensemble is comprised of Rebecca Fisher and Hyeyung Yoon (violins), Jonah Sirota (viola) and Gregory Beaver (cello).

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