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Listener Requests & Fan Favorites

Date: 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Host Nick Noble plays listener requests and fan favorites, featuring special guests: singer/songwriters Laura Siersema and Erin Thomas - and more!

An Evening with Friends

Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Tune into the Folk Revival this week for an evening with friends, old and new, featuring on-air visits from North Sea Gas, The Stray Birds, Suzie Brown, and Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, along with LOTS of music! The fun starts at 7!

Special Night of Fan Favorites!

Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

On this edition of The Folk Revival, Nick Noble will be joined by Ed Romanoff, touch base with Boston-based singer songwriter Mary Gauthier, and we’ll be speaking with singer Dar Williams. From 8-10 PM the show will feature a two-hour tribute to Dar Williams. Enjoy!

Live Local Music Celebration

Date: 
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

A SPECIAL celebration of local artists, LIVE from The WICN Performance Hall, featuring P.E. James, Beth DeSombre, Jason Eslick, Peg Espinola, Chuck Greene, Janet Feld, Howie Newman, the Whiskey Boys, Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, Tom Lanigan, Perry Desmond-Davies, and Andy Cummings, with visits from local performance poets Alex Charlambides, Nicki Davis, and Liz Heath.

Historical Folk

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

This edition of The Folk Revival features and eclectic mix of traditional music, music from or about history, as well as contemporary artists. Nick will be co-hosting with special in-studio guests Robert Tincher (around 7:30 PM) and Daryl Purpose (around 8:30 PM).

The Folk Revival on The Folk Revival

Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Featuring the best-known folk artists of the popular, commercial Folk Revival from 1948-1973 or so: Burl Ives, The Weavers, Harry Belafonte, The Tarriers, The Kingston Trio, The Limeliters, The Brothers Four, The Chad Mitchell Trio, Joan Baez, The Highwaymen, Bob Dylan, Peter-Paul-&-Mary, The New Christy Minstrels, and many more!

Silly Songs for April Fool's Day

Date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Nick Noble lightens the mood on this edition of Folk Revival. Laugh with him as he spins humorous, funny, silly, and satritrical cuts for April Fool's Week.  Featuring the likes of The Smothers Brothers, Bud & Travis, Peg Espinola, Shel Silverstein, the Highwaymen, Betty Lehrman, the Limeliters, and many more.

James Lee Stanley & Cliff Eberhardt

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 7:00pm

On this edition of Against the Grain, James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt will be in to promote their new CD, "All Wood And Doors",  an acoustic interpretation of Doors songs. With the recording of All Wood and Doors, veteran composers/vocalists/musicians James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt took songs that are practically hard wired into our collective pop culture consciousness and put a uniquely fresh spin on them. Cliff Eberhardt and James Lee Stanley are wonderful singers and musicians, with unique mastery of their instruments.

Live Celtic Music

Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

LIVE! from the WICN Performance Hall: a show for St. Patrick's week. Featuring Worcester's own John Riley, the Celtic music on singer Gabriel Trilling and harpist Marie DeLuca, and the  Tom Lanigan Band, well-known to local audiences from venues in Providence and Worcester (Fiddler's Green).

Irish Songs

Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

This edition of Folk Revival finds Nick Noble tapping into the folk traditions of The Emerald Isle in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day to bring you four hours of Irish folk music

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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