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Join longtime Bluegrass historian Harold Smith Sunday night to hear music from The Boys from Indiana, Bill Yates, Bill Monroe and more.

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This week on the Acoustic Highway we’ll hear music dedicated to heroes for Memorial Day. Join us on this holiday weekend!

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The Virginia Beach Chorale commissioned a new piece of music from renowned choral writer Daniel E. Gawthrop, called "Resplendent Light." The piece will premiere in the City of Virginia Beach’s virtual remembrance ceremony on May 30, honoring and remembering those who lost their lives in the 2019 mass shooting.

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2020 was a transformative for everyone and Lula Wiles has transformed themselves for their third album inspired by the pandemic, “Shame and Sedition.”

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On this week's program, we'll hear from the trio Red Molly, whose Abbie Gardner will be peforming with the Virginia Arts Festival in June. Plus, we feature music from a variety of local artists including a beloved mother-son due.

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Tune in Sunday night for more Classic Country! This episode explores the Bakersfield sounds of the 1950s featuring artists like Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart and Merle Haggard. 

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Current policy and care systems devote the most resources to treating people in crisis, but provider and bed shortages remain common. How are people still finding ways to connect with help? Join us on May 27 at 1 p.m. for this special episode. 

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Sofia Mifsud is a storyteller, photographer, videographer, and writer based in Hampton Roads. She's been taking bright, whimsical photographs around local landmarks since she moved to the area about two years ago.

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