Announcement: April Pre-emptions

The show is going to be pre-empted for the rest of April, by a few good things and a few good programmers. Here’s what’ll be going down:

April 10-12, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Annual Country Music Festival
Perspectives in Country Music

April 18, Saturday
Columbia Baseball vs. Cornell
11.45am-5pm

April 25, Saturday
Columbia Baseball vs. Penn
11.45am-5pm

The Country Festival is an annual American Department event, so most of us Across 110th-ers will be participating. Here’s a schedule of what to expect:

Friday, April 10, 2009
12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – Introduction to the Festival
1 a.m. to 6 a.m. – Country Couples
6 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Billy Joe Shaver
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Mickey Newbury
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Michael Martin Murphey
10 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Outlaw Country Songwriters

Saturday, April 11, 2009
12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – Instrumental Steel Guitar
1 a.m. to 5 a.m. – The Musicians of Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys
5 a.m. to 8 a.m. – David Grisman and Jerry Garcia
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Geno Delafose
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Tony Trischka (New York Alive Program)
7 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Don Helms

Sunday, April 12, 2009
12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – Don Helms (continued)
1 a.m. to 3 a.m. – Cajun
3 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. – Country Gospel
5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – George Jones
2:30 to 4 p.m. – Eddy Arnold
4 p.m. to 11 p.m. – Dolly Parton
11 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Hank Williams Request Hour

It should be a fun weekend.

While we won’t be on air, we’ll keep posting up concert announcements—and maybe I’ll use the extra time to write a few blog entries about a few lesser known soul and funk artists and tracks.

[Ashraya]

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