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Music in America would sound very different without public radio.Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell lends his support to Public Radio Music Month.Across the country, local public radio stations, like WVXU, play an integral role in championing, cultivating and promoting music. On 91.7, you learn about local musicians and performances on Around Cincinnati and Cincinnati Edition – and jazz, and swing programs have a home. Interviews with music legends and emerging artists add to your musical discovery and enjoyment. April is Public Radio Music Month. Say #thankspublicradio for playing the music you love.Learn more about Public Radio Music Month activities around the nation.

Celebrate The History, Art, And Music Of Appalachia At Coney Island

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2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Cincinnati's Appalachian Festival, happening this year May 10-12 (Mother's Day weekend) at Coney Island

With a look back at the history of the event and a preview of all that will be going on this year, Barbara Gray welcomes to the studio Shanon Rice, president of the Appalachian Community Development Association, and local storyteller and festival participant Omope Carter Daboiku.