Art Menius Radio Clients at Folk Unlocked

Eliza Meyer

WEDNESDAY 8:00 – 8:30 PM
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer and Community Music Present showcase
#1 Song “Hello Stranger” #3 Album Hello Stranger January 2020 FAI Folk Chart

A rare performance of traditional and contemporary string band music by the high school senior headed to UNC.

Scott Cook and friends!
MONDAY 9:30 – 10:30 PM
Scott Cook
MONDAY 10:19 – 10:37 PM Eastern
Ruth Purves Smith, Scott Cook & Emily Triggs
WEDNESDAY 12:00 AM – 12:59 AM

Adam Hurt
MONDAY 9:30 – 9:55 PM Eastern

Rachael Kilgour
WEDNESDAY 8:00 – 8:20 PM Eastern

Crys Matthews & Heather Mae
MONDAY 8:45 – 9:25 PM Eastern
MONDAY 10:20 – 10:40 PM Eastern
Crys Matthews
TUESDAY 7:30 – 8:30 PM Eastern

Susan Pepper
TUESDAY 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM Eastern

Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road
WEDNESDAY 7:30 – 7:55 PM Eastern

Annette Wasilik & Jeff Smith
MONDAY 8:30 – 9:30 PM Eastern
Annette Wasilik
MONDAY 10:05 – 10:35 PM Eastern
THURSDAY 8:30 – 9:00 PM Eastern
Annette Wasilik with Claudia Gibson
TUESDAY 9:00 – 10:00 PM Eastern
Annette Wasilik with Tom Prasada-Rao
WEDNESDAY 7:30 – 8:00 PM Eastern

Ruth Wyand
WEDNESDAY 8:00 – 8:45 PM Eastern
THURSDAY 7:30 – 8:15 PM Eastern

Raye Zaragoza
MONDAY 8:43 – 8:58 PM Eastern
TUESDAY 9:00 – 9:30 PM Eastern

Published by Art Menius

About Art Menius Art Menius received both the B.A. (1977 with honors) and M.A. (1982) in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Following three and one-half years as an Interpretations Specialist for research at the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Menius entered the music field as a writer and production assistant for the Nashville Network bluegrass and old-time music series, “Fire on the Mountain.” In September 1983 he began publishing reviews and features about roots music for publications ranging from Bluegrass Unlimited to the [Raleigh] News & Observer. Other adventures along the way have included editing and desktop publishing books for the Forest History Society, promoting a live performance bluegrass radio series on 117 commercial stations, emceeing and stage managing at dozens of music festivals in USA and Canada, and serving as a consultant on the acclaimed film, “High Lonesome.” During 1985 Menius helped create the International Bluegrass Music Association. Late that year he became the new trade association’s first executive director. Menius returned to IBMA’s Board of Directors for two terms running from 1998 through 2004. He served on the board of directors of the Old-Time Music Group, publishers of the Old-Time Herald, from 1991 thorough 1998, including six years as president. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Folk Alliance International. In 1990 the North American Folk Music & Dance Alliance elected Menius the President of its first board of directors. In April 1991 he became its first manager, serving in that capacity until June 1996. Following a period as an artistic representative, Menius became Associate Festival Coordinator for MerleFest, the enormous outdoor folk festival presented by Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC. Following a decade there, Menius served as Director of Appalshop, the acclaimed Appalachian media and arts center in Whitesburg, Kentucky from July 2007 until March 2010. On November 2, 2011, Menius completed his work as Director of Development for Common Ground on the Hill. From 2012 to 2014 he served as Executive Director of The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC before semi-retiring to freelance due to health issues.

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