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Acoustic Highway this week celebrates Pride month with music from local artists Tret Fure and Narissa Bond. Plus, we have a preview of some upcoming local shows.

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Next week, hear remarkable stories of LGBT+ rights, told by the people who were there. It's a special episode of the BBC program Witness History.

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Joél Casanova is a local hip-hop dancer and educator. He teaches private students of all ages through his company BeatHunter Dance, focused on personal style, joy, and helping others process their feelings through movement.

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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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