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Start raking the leaves, cover the patio furniture, and grab some pumpkins. Fall has arrived on the Highway.

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On this week's Pickin' on WHRV, we fondly remember Bluegrass great Bill Emerson who passed away August 21. 

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WHRO Public Media has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for a reporting project titled “At A Crossroads” about sea level rise and its impacts in the region. The new series kicks off in November.

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In the early eighties Bob Dylan was lost, looking for direction in the MTV era. He released a trio of albums that were not well received. ”Springtime in New York: The Bob Dylan Bootleg Series Volume 16” attempts to revisit that period, viewing it from a different point of view

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"I’m a firm believer that if you host an electronic media music program you should be required to have some instrumental and theoretical musical knowledge," says jazz musician and WHRV host Jae Sinnett. In his latest article he explains why.

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Ken Burns doesn't work alone. HIs son-in-law David McMahon co-wrote, co-directed, and co-produced "Muhammad Ali." 

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Photo: Carrie Newcomer's new album 'Until Now'

Hear new music from Carrie Newcomer this week on The Acoustic Highway. Local fans might remember her performance here a few years back with Tidewater Friends of Acoustic Music. Enjoy more from her on Sunday at 9 p.m. 

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This week we hear from co-producer Harold Smith as he reads from his recently published memoir A Reflection over Seven Decades of Bluegrass Music and recounts his years performing with the legendary regional band East Virginia and his conversations with many of the greats of the genre. Join us Sunday at 7 p.m. 

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