Nick Wade Pays His First Visit to Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday Morning

Nick WadeNick Wade will be our live guest this Sunday morning. Currently residing in York County, Nick is the principal songwriter for the Richmond band, Nesta...a band that  blends reggae with elements of southern soul. Nick's own solo music incorporates Soul, Reggae, and Blues creating an easy listening sound for a Sunday morning. His diverse influences include Shannon Hoon, James Taylor and Lightnin' Hopkins. Hope you can join us for this special live acoustic session this Sunday morning as Nick Wade visits Hunter at Sunrise for the first time. 

The Hunts Are Back on Hunter At Sunrise Debuting Their Brand New Record This Sunday

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The Hunts of Chesapeake are releasing their brand new album this week and they'll be performing songs from it on Hunter At Sunrise this Sunday. This will be the third visit to the show for the family band which we've seen grow up over the last few years. It'll be good to catch up because we're sure a lot has changed.   We are so pleased they have chosen to debut their second full length record, Darlin', Oh Darlin,  on our program.  Hope you can tune in this Sunday morning as the Hunts return to Hunter At Sunrise. For more about the Hunts, click HERE. 

This Sunday We Have Dustin Furlow and Matt Thomas Together on Hunter At Sunrise for the First Time

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Yes, they have each been on Hunter At Sunrise as solo artists many times, but this Sunday they will appear together for an acoustic session for the first time. We are so happy to welcome Singer/Songwriter Dustin Furlow,  who just released a new EP,  and guitarist extraordinaire, Matt Thomas, still riding high from the release of last year's disc, Man on the Moon. It's going to be a very special presentation this Sunday...hope you can join us. For more about Dustin Furlow, click HERE. For more about Matt Thomas, click HERE. 

Hampton's Hobo Mariners Pay Their First Visit to Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday Morning

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The Hobo Mariners are just what their name suggests, a couple who perform original music while making their home aboard a boat.  They've been playing at venues and open mikes in the area for the last year or so after arriving here from North Carolina.  Currently their boat is moared in Hampton. They have written a majority of their songs, which lean toward an acoustic rockabilly sound. Hope you can join us this Sunday as the Hobo Mariners pay their first visit to Hunter At Sunrise. 

The Master of the Open Mike, Vaughn Deel, Returns to Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday Morning

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This past week Vaughn Deel and Big Pink Music  celebrated 7 years of Open Mikes at Victorian Station in Phoebus. To celebrate this milestone, Vaughn will return to Hunter At Sunrise Sunday for a live acoustic session.  Vaughn, a longtime singer/songwriter here in the area, has been the guiding force in revealing some of the great live artists who now are often nominated in the VEER awards, which will be announced this month. Hope you will join us for this very special live acoustic session when Vaughn Deel visits Hunter At Sunrise.

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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Hunter At Sunrise welcomes some acoustic reggae music to the show for the first time this Sunday morning. The local reggae band, Of Zion, will be paying the show a visit.  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 this 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

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