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Jim Manion (1993-present)

WFHB’s Top 100 Albums of 2016

2016 was a great year in music. WFHB’s resident statistics geek, Tall Steve, drilled deep into our Spinitron database to find out what albums received the most airplay by our volunteer DJs in 2016. 16 albums on the list are local music, with 10 local releases in the top 30 – including our #1 album, Erin Tobey’s Middlemaze. WFHB TOP …

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Tall Steve’s NYE Countdown 2016 – Saturday at 9pm

2016 was a great year in music. WFHB’s resident statistics geek, Tall Steve, just drilled deep into our Spinitron database to find out what albums received the most airplay picks by our volunteer DJs this year. Tune in New Years Eve at 9pm for our annual Tall Steve’s New Years Eve Countdown. From 9 until Midnight, Steve will count down …

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WFHB Music presents “London Calling” Marathon

WFHB has a listening alternative for you this holiday weekend – an eight hour marathon of Joe Strummer’s London Calling – airing on WFHB Friday night 12/23 at 9pm and Saturday night 12/24 at 6pm. Joe Strummer, the legendary gravel-voiced punk-poet from The Clash who died December 22, 2002, loved to listen to music on the radio. Even as he …

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WFHB Firehouse Session with TV Mike

August 19, 2016 – TV Mike performed live on WFHB the afternoon before a private house concert in Bloomington. Songs performed: “Reading All Zeros”, Put Stuff In The Ground”, “Water For Friction”. 12/20 UPDATE: TV Mike has moved back to Bloomington and is performing with The Scarecrowes on New Years Eve in Bloomington, Saturday 12/31, opening for The Rev. Peyton’s …

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WFHB’S Local Live: Krista Detor & Friends Holiday Special Part 2

December 14, 2016 – Our Local Live crew headed to the hills of Northeast Monroe County for a live holiday broadcast from Airtime Studios with Krista Detor and friends – The New Hoosier Broadcasters, Amanda Biggs, Marilyn White, Justin Teague, Steve Mascari, David P Weber, and Michelle Younger. This is Part 2 of the broadcast. Produced by Jim Manion WFHB …

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WFHB’S Local Live: Krista Detor & Friends Holiday Special Part 1

December 14, 2016 – Our Local Live crew headed to the hills of Northeast Monroe County for a live holiday broadcast from Airtime Studios with Krista Detor and friends – The New Hoosier Broadcasters, Amanda Biggs, Marilyn White, Justin Teague, Steve Mascari, David P Weber, and Michelle Younger. This is Part 1 of the broadcast. Produced by Jim Manion WFHB …

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Local Live on WFHB 4-23-08: Sheasby Matiure and The Mbira Queens

WFHB Music presents this archival session in memory of Dr. Sheasby Matiure, who passed away on November 10, 2016, in Zimbabwe. Full obituary below. RIP, Sheasby. —————————————————————— It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Dr. Sheasby Matiure on November 10, 2016 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Sheasby was an incredibly talented musician, educator and scholar in both North …

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Anna & Elizabeth: WFHB Lotus Live from Blockhouse Studios September 17, 2016

Multi-instrumentalist Anna Roberts-Gevalt and ballad-singer Elizabeth LaPrelle honor Appalachian artistry with a repertoire collected from archives, elder musicians, and their contemporaries among the old-time renaissance in the U.S. In haunting ballads, lilting lullabies, and songs of grace and redemption, the duo showcases arresting vocal harmonies that seem both very old yet fresh and raw.  Roberts-Gevalt and LaPrelle also create and …

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Femina: WFHB Lotus Live from Blockhouse Studios September 16, 2016

This trio of Patagonian women write and sing diverse songs in exquisite harmony to deliver an unforgettable theatrical stage performance. Hailing from the tiny mountain town of San Martin de los Andes, Fémina is made up of two sisters and their best childhood friend: Sofia “Toti” Trucco (vocals, guitar, ronroco), Clara “Wewi” Trucco (vocals, percussion), and Clara Miglioli (vocals, guitar). They mix …

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Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker : WFHB Lotus Live from Blockhouse Studios September 16, 2016

Double BBC Folk Award nominees Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker infuse ageless stories of love and loss with their exquisite command of many instruments.  Josienne was born in Sussex and Ben, in Evesham; it was after studying in London, and utterly by chance, that they met in July 2009. Together they have resolutely forged their own path through traditional music. …

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