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Posted Friday, May 24, 2019 by WLRH News

On this week’s Valley Sounds, J'Que Now spins some local favorites featured for our audience at our Science Friday event, including: Black Market Haggis, Quantaphonics, and Victoria Jones. We’ll also hear from ZamZam & the Melyomatic feat. DaisyPam, and Chill City. Evan Billiter sits down with Microwave Dave and Kimberly Casey from Barking Dog Arts to talk all things The 15th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival and we feature some special performances from Microwave Dave on Cigar Box guitars recorded here at the WLRH 89.3 FM/HD studios. We also have music from groups performing around town including the The Go-Go Killers, Rob Aldridge, and Tony Perdue. In honor of the benefit show for Mike Horgan, we’ll be playing some Cancerslug. \m/
Catch the show Saturday night at 9pm on 89.3 WLRH.

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