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Introducing the Americana Music Hour hosted by WXPN’s Dan Reed

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Beginning this Sunday, September 9th at 3 p.m., XPN Music Director and Afternoon host Dan Reed will host and produce a one hour weekly Americana music show.The Americana Music Hour will feature the best of Americana music, past and present, with weekly countdowns and features. From alt-country to country classics, from folk to bluegrass and singer-songwriters, the Americana Music Hour will include roots music that helped create the genre of Americana and the new artists that continue to stretch its broad scope. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Wallace Brothers Band at Ortlieb’s Lounge, Jackie Paper at The Fire

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The Wallace Brothers Band of Kutztown make some solid Americana, finding influence from artists from Merle Haggard to Crosby Still Nash & Young.  Tonight, the group plays at Ortlieb’s Lounge along with Jet Watson and his Atomic Ranch Hands.  If you’re in the mood for a little country tonight, be sure to check out the show.  You can find ticket information here and check out a song by The Wallace Brothers below.

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