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

April 25, Saturday
Columbia Baseball vs. Penn

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.


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