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This week we are bringing you the hard-hitting traditional Bluegrass music of the Johnson Mountain Boys. 

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Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sierra Ferrell is releasing her second album this month. On this week's program, we will hear music from her along with a mix of local and national artists.

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Hurray for the Riff Raff’s “The Past is Still Alive” is like a modern day western, tough and tender and full of personal experiences that, while traumatic, inspire the feeling that life goes on.

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On this week’s Pickin', we’ll have a wide variety of artists including Virginia natives The Stanley Brothers, The McPeak Brothers, and The Country Gentlemen.

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On this week’s Acoustic Highway, we conclude our month-long feature of incredibly talented African American singer-songwriters.

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Photo: Carl Van Vechten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

"Laced with truth, humor, hardship reflection, sarcasm and hope, the blues would eventually establish itself as the roots of most American genres that followed such as jazz and rock and roll." Jae Sinnett explores the history of American blues.

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WHRO FM is excited to welcome Jana Lee Ross as our newest classical announcer and content producer. You can hear Jana Lee on Mid-day Classics starting on February 22.

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On this week’s Acoustic Highway, we continue our feature of African American Artists who are helping to endure and redefine the genre.

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