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Gary Louris is one of the founding members of The Jayhawks and is a highly prolific collaborator, but on his solo album "Jump For Joy" he takes a truly solo approach and records all the instruments and vocals himself. It's quite a tour de force.

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Great banjo players of the past often performed as sidemen in bands, but they were key to bluegrass music. On this week's program, we'll hear music from some of the best banjo performers in the genre. 

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Abbie Gardner is this week’s in studio guest on the Acoustic Highway. She’s a part of the Red Molly Trio and also has a burgeoning solo career.

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Blackberry Smoke celebrates twenty years as a band with the release of their seventh album, “You Hear Georgia.” 

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Rebecca Weinstein spoke with theatre artists Rosemary Allmann and Jennifer Lent about upcoming events at the Williamsburg Players, including an outdoor golden age musical revue beginning June 5, and a Broadway summer camp from July 26-August 8.

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WHRO FM's Dwight Davis recently spoke with conductor and cellist Eric Jacobsen about his new role with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. 

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Harold Smith in the WHRV studio.

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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