Jason Isbell – At 21, two-time Grammy Award winner and Alabama-born, singer-songwriter and guitarist, Jason Isbell, began his career writing songs with FAME studios. In 2001, he became a member of the alt country/southern rock band, Drive-by Truckers. He left the group in 2007 to produce his first solo album, Sirens of the Ditch. Something More than Free, Isbell’s fifth album, released July 2015, helped sell out four nights at the highly acclaimed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Isbell is known for the 2014 Americana Song of the Year “Cover Me Up”, as well as “Flagship”, “Children of Children”, and “Palmetto Rose” and more.
Frank Turner – Joining Jason Isbell on June 19th, is English folk/singer-songwriter, Frank Turner. While Turner began his musical career as the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, eventually splitting with the band, he changed genres all-together and started a successful, and mainly acoustic, solo career in 2005, backed by his band, The Sleeping Souls. In August 2015, Turner released his latest solo album, Positive Songs for Negative People, including hits like “The Next Storm”, “Recovery”, “If I Ever Stay” and “I Still Believe”.
WMWV’s biggest promotion is back…it’s the 93 1/2 Days of Summer Contest!!!
How can you win? Just listen for the sounder every Monday-Friday through August, 26th and be the correct caller at (603)356-9930…you’ll win a prize package including FIVE Daily Prizes, ONE weekly prize, and qualify for GRAND PRIZE WEEK, the week of August 29th!
Congratulations to the Starlight Honeys- their song Ten Rod Road is this year’s Local Song Of The Year! You can check out the winning song on our contest page. Ten Rod Road will be added to our legendary music rotation. The Starlight Honeys will also be given a $1,000 check, an opportunity to play live on WMWV and the chance to open up for Motor Booty Affair in Schouler Park this summer on the 4th of July!
Thanks again to everyone that participated, it was so great to hear new music from our talent pool of locals.
Thanks so much also to our sponsors Blue Moon Brewing Company and Amoskeag Beverages.
The Starlight Honeys are 2016 WMWV Local Song of the Year Contest Winners! Along with the opportunity to open for the 4th of July Motor Booty Affair show in Schouler Park put on by the Mount Washington Radio Group and our partners and sponsors – the Starlight Honeys also receive: $1,000.00, a live on air […]
Each year WMWV honors the local talent of Carroll, Coos and Oxford Counties with the Local Song of the Year Contest. WMWV is so thankful for our local artists who have been submitting their best entries for the WMWV Local Song of the Year contest sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company and Amoskeag Beverages. It’s time […]