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MINCO Music Heritage Festival – June 17-23, 2019
Mountain Streams Radio is proud to be a media sponsor of the First Annual Minco Music Heritage Festival, celebrating the musical heritage of Mineral County West Virginia, June 17-23rd with a full days schedule on the weekend. Celebrate all genres. from Country to Rock, from Steel Drum to Jazz, and Bluegrass to Gospel. Over 30 musical performers, Car Shows, kayak tours, hay rides, Games and Competitions, Arts and Crafts, Unique Items, Workshops, A Civil War Camp, After Hours Entertainment and Relay for Life.
Celebrate the depth and breadth of our local musical heritage. From our small communities came a wealth of music, from Jack Rollins, who wrote “Frosty the Snowman”, “Smokey the Bear”, and other songs; Don Redman, an early 20th century Jazz great; and continues through Donnie Marple, a drummer with current Country favorite Lee Brice.
For more information about the first annual MINCO Music HeritageFestival, contact Terry Stephens, Festival Chairman, at 304-813-5740 or email Terry Stephens at MINCOMusicHeritageFestival@GMail.com | Visit the Official MINCO Music Heritage Festival Website | View the Music Schedule | and List of Performers | MINCO Music Heritage Festival Page on Facebook
“Mountain Streams Radio” is A mix of new and classic Bluegrass, Folk and acoustic music. WKYW-LP began broadcasting in February 2017 at 102.9 FM, and operates as a “low power FM” (LPFM) radio station, licensed to the Mineral County Historical Society with studios and transmitter at Catamount Place on the campus of Potomac State College of West Virginia University, Keyser, WV.
Mountain Streams Radio is a noncommercial radio station and a not-for-profit 501(C)(3) organization. Support for Mountain Streams Radio comes from three primary sources: listener contributions, underwriting, and grants and bequests. In addition to great music, Mountain Streams Radio offers community news and public affairs.
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