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 →


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


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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