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James Velvet 
10 pm sundays on 99.1 WPLR or on-line at 


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don’t forget to score some homegrown from the thin man, rob derosa,
every thursday at 5 on wesu and

and check out d.j. g.gone and ‘my week that was’ wednesday nights from 9p-11pm  and  local, loco and great independent music 24 hours a day  on
featuring rick allison daily for 10 a-noon
CT. Rocks ! hosted by Bobby D’Aprile
alternating thursdays from 4pm-6:50
(and sometimes 2am-5:55 saturdays)

   brought to you by brians guitars

3000 whitney ave, hamden

  3000 whitney ave, hamden

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ooh wee...august is whizzing by...take a moment (half hour actually) to slow down and smell the to some quality , local, original music. lines west...big fat combo...rope..ponybird..violent mae...mountain movers...mark soothing as summer breeze, as refreshing as a dip in the spring fed lake (clothing optional).


let’s see...leejay rudenjak...frank critelli...wise old modern buzz buzz...wess meets west...and chaser 8 ought to make for a pretty snazzy listen.  so listen.


labor day weekend but thelocalbandsshow takes no time off...uh uh...we have 2 huge festivals to talk about.  tony bellantoni & the swag hooks play the norwalk oyster festival and pocket vinyl...quiet life and goodnight blue moon play the iam festival among many more.  and we’ll play the lonesome sparrows and wise old moon ...both have gigs.



the hick-ups...william agostinelli...the danbury lie...mile marker zero...balkun brothers...sawtelles...julie beman...that’s it , that’s the list for this coming sunday.  but that list is just words...wait’ll you hear the music. on wplr sunday at 10pm and cygnusradio at noon monday


fill the yearning cavity between your ears with the unexpected...great , local, original music.  joe flood...rusty things...eurisko...string band...american elm...5 lb sledge...beijing

your synapses will thank us.

BTW: big taylor guitars road show at brian’s guitars september 25th


hello seeker...if local, original music is what you crave.  we’ve got the goods. this week: rope...lines west...heather tell the weather...rusty things...steve coyne conspiracy...the vultures.

not a speck of cereal.

BTW: big taylor guitars road show at brian’s guitars september 25th