The Eastern Shore's Thelma Peterson Returns to Hunter At Sunrise with the Release of New Record

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It has been years since Thelma Peterson has graced our show. So we are very excited about her visit this Sunday on the heals of the release of her new album, The Pull of the Moon.  Originally from Norfolk, Thelma now resides on the Eastern Shore where she paints and writes songs that reflect the Shore's continuing connection to the Bay and the Sea. Hope you can tune in for this special live acoustic session with Thelma Peterson. For more about Thelma Peterson on Facebook, click HERE. 

We're Thinking Warm Thoughts on Hunter At Sunrise as The Band, Of Zion, Visits

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Yes, its been as cold as an ice box lately and what better way to crack out of it but with some acoustic reggae music on a Sunday morning. That's just one of the reasons the reggae band, Of Zion, is paying its first visit to Hunter At Sunrise.  The Suffolk band's core is made up of Nic Robertson (guitar), Brian Thomas (bass) , and Jo Smith (percussion). We'll be talking to them about their plan to produce an EP in the coming new year. Hope you'll join us as Hunter At Sunrise escapes to the Carribean this Sunday with a live acoustic session with Of Zion. 

Top Played Albums on Hunter At Sunrise in 2017 (In No Particular Order)

This Sunday we will continue to play the new music we introduced in 2017. In addition we will be featuring some of the new music we DIDN'T play last year.  Here is a list of Fifteen of the more heavily played albums on Hunter At Sunrise in 2017. 

Iron and Wine- Beast Epic
Rhiannon Giddens- Freedom Highway
Asgeir- Afterglow
Phoebe Bridgers- Stranger in the Alps
Special EFX- Deep as the Night
Aimee Mann- Mental Illness
Jack Johnson - All the Light Above it Too
Olivia Dyer- Time and Age
Sufjan Stevens- The Greatest Gift
Rogue + Jaye- Pent Up
Taj Mahal and Keb Mo- Tajmo
Deb Talen- Lucky Girl
Matt Thomas- Man on the Moon
Dori Freeman- Letters Never Read
Allman Brown-1000 Years

Hunter At Sunrise Winds Down 2017 In a Big Way As Seth Stainback Returns to the Program

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Hunter at Sunrise is happy to welcome back to the show this Sunday, Seth Stainback, former frontman of the band, Roosterfoot. Seth had taken a hiatus from music last year but now he is back, performing live solo shows around Hampton Roads. The best in acoustic blues visits Hunter at Sunrise Sunday morning...hope you can join us for this very special live acoustic session with Seth Stainback. 

Hunter At Sunrise Welcomes Luca Burgalassi For His First Visit This Sunday Morning

Luca Burgalassi
Hunter at Sunrise is happy to have Luca Burgalassi of Yorktown on the show for the first time for an acoustic session. He will be the first native Italian to visit the program. Luca is a multi-instrumentalist, music teacher and performer who had a solo release in 2015 called Shadows and Fragments. Hope you can join us for this very special acoustic session this Sunday on Hunter At Sunrise. For more about Luca Burgalassi on Facebook, click HERE. 

Master Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel Returns to Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday Morning

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We are so excited this week because one of the best, if not THE best, acoustic guitarists in the world, Tommy Emmanuel, will be on our show this Sunday. Tommy was just in town recently with master mandolinist, David Grisman, and we got to sit down back stage with him for an acoustic session and interview.  Tommy has produced album after album of incredible guitar work. His latest, Pickin', features him and Grisman at clearly their eclectic best. Tommy talks about the project as well as his upcoming duets cd, Accomplice One,  this Sunday.  Hope you can tune into this very special acoustic session as master guitarist returns to Hunter At Sunrise.  For more about Tommy Emmanuel, click HERE. 

Hunter At Sunrise Welcomes Back James Lee Stanley For Yet Another Lively Acoustic Session

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James Lee Stanley was back in town last weekend for a sold out show at Zieders American Dream Theatre and we got to sit down with him to catch up.  James Lee went to high school here but now lives near Los Angeles. He's a singer/songwriter who cranks out album after album of soulful acoustic music, the latest being 2014's Apocoloptimist.   We'll learn all about his new foray into musical theatre and his days as a Klingon in Star Trek as we welcome James Lee Stanley back to Hunter At Sunrise this Sunday. For more about James Lee Stanley, click HERE. 

Hunter At Sunrise Has Not One, but Two Very Special Guests This Coming Sunday Morning

Darryl PurposeYes, Hunter At Sunrise has a very special acoustic presentation this Sunday as two accomplished singer/songwriters pay a visit to the show. Darryl Purpose of Denver and Ellis Paul, currently Ellis Paulresiding in Charlottesville, were in town recently at the Harris Creek Acoustic House Concert Series and we were lucky enough to sit down with them for an interview.  Ellis Paul (pictured on the right) has 15 recordings to his credit...his latest, Chasing Beauty, was released in 2015.  Darryl Purpose has his music catalog too including last year's Still the Birds.  This will be a return visit of both artists to the show, so we hope you will join us for this special acoustic session this Sunday morning. For more about Ellis Paul, click HERE. For more about Darryl Purpose, follow this LINK. 

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