Weekly Preview for the week of May 28, 2017

One Planet Groove features all live performances. Live Sunday 8-10AM, rebroadcast Friday, 3-5 PM.

Backtracking  plays tracks from the ‘Meat & Gravy’ CD.  A selection of Connecticut garage bands – some featuring our very own Peter Neri and artists playing at the upcoming Roots on The River festival in Bellows Falls – Bill Kirchen and Hayes Carrl. Live Sunday 10AM-Noon, rebroadcast Wednesday 12-2PM.

Backroads, Bluegrass, and Beyond will be all about songs of trains, gamblin’, and ramblin’. A treasure trove of material. Plus perhaps a few tunes as a tribute to the passing of Greg Allman. Even though he wasn’t a bluegrasser, that’s just the way it goes. Live Sunday 7-9PM, rebroadcast Wednesdays, 3-5PM.

Sunday Night Flashback – will be honoring Memorial Day, JFK’s 100th birthday, and in light of his death, Greg Allman. Including speech by JFK and an excerpt from the comedy album THE FIRST FAMILY. Two sets will be songs from Greg, both with the Allman Brothers and his solo work. Live Sunday 9-11PM, rebroadcast Wednesday, 11PM-1AM

Monday Morning Mix starts out in a more acoustic mode with Steel Eye Span, The Twang Town paramours , Sheb Wooley, and Sam Bush.  Then on to some R&B from Dr Burma and Duke Robalard .  I’m featuring Dwight and Nicole in advance of their Town House concert this  Saturday June 3!!  We will explore some Newer music from the likes of Vampire Weekend and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs .  Ill throw in some ska, some Oldies, and then back to the Blues.  Tune in and have a listen! Live Monday 7-10AM, rebroadcast Tuesday, 1-4AM

Blues Train will highlight Blues belters from the Lone Star State. This week’s show is hosted by Todd. Live Monday 9-11PM, rebroadcast Saturday, 7-9PM

Active Vermont on Vermont Independent Perspectives features a preview of National Trails Day (Saturday, June 3rd), one last ski day musing, a preview of Tunbridge Gravel Grinder “The Ranger” (6/19) and a scarified tale of a double Gapper 1/2 Century strictly for the Black Flies. Live Tuesday 11AM-Noon, rebroadcast Friday, 6-7AM

One Guitar observes Memorial Day with music and titles related to our armed forces. Live Tuesday 2-3pm and Saturday 2-3pm

Help on the Way features live Grateful Dead sets from another city in a long list of favorite US stops on their long strange Trip….Portland, Oregon. Live Tuesday 7-9PM, rebroadcast Saturday noon-2PM 

4th Branch Jazz features a preview of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 6/2-6/8 and a mix of great pieces including covers from the Bad Plus. Live Wednesday 7-9PM, rebroadcast Sunday 1-3AM and Wednesday 4-6AM

Elephant’s Dream will feature a “Takin’ it to the Streets” cruise for your 9AM hour. Live Thursday 7-10AM, rebroadcast Friday 1-4AM

The Antidote hosted for the summer by FVR alumni, Jamie Gage. Please note, The Antidote Moves this week to Thursday 7-9PM and the previous week’s episode will be rebroadcast Thursday, 11PM-1AM. 

GreenZine will bounce from the local to the international with discussion of President Trump’s threat to “Pull out of Paris”. Live Thursday 11AM-noon, rebroadcast Sunday 2-3PM

Hannah Handy and Me presents an all acoustic blues selection, including Eric Bibb, Big Daddy Wilson, Rory Block, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Brownie McGhee/Sonny Terry, Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’ and more. Live Thursday 5-7PM, rebroadcast Tuesday 11PM-1AM

Community Chat welcomes special guest Alex Buskey, chief organizer of The Ranger gravel grinder benefit for the Alliance of Vermont Communities and hopefully a chat with a representative from the Preservation Trust of Vermont, who are raising money to save the remaining 22 acres at Exit 4 of I-89 from being developed and are just over halfway to the $1M goal needed by 6/15/17. Live Friday 6-7PM, rebroadcast Saturday 7-8AM

Hutch’s Hobby, First hour features music from popular television series (mostly themes); second hour, music from movies but by only two composers, Ennio Morricone and, perhaps surprisingly, Mark Knopfler. All of Morricone’s compositions — mostly from so-called “spaghetti westerns” — feature Yo Yo Ma on cello. Knopfler composed the music for several movies, including Cal, The Last Exit To Brooklyn, The Princess Bride and Local Hero. Live Saturday 5-7PM, rebroadcast Friday 4-6AM

Nocturnal Combustion brings the noise with new punk/hxc releases, new record scores by josh, and other stuff never played on WFVR before. Live Saturday 9-11PM, rebroadcast Tuesday, 4-6AM