Hunter at Sunrise Goes on Spring Break

joeycookHey, this weekend is my birthday and a good reason to play an encore presentation of Hunter At Sunrise. We will be repeating the jaredmayshow that aired live in February featuring Peninsula singer/songwriter, Jared May.  Then we will be back to live shows on April 27th when Joey Cook brings her Alt Acoustic songs to the program for the very first time.  So it's Jared May on the 20th and Joey Cook on the 27th....hope you can tune in. 

Austin's Darden Smith visits Hunter At Sunrise this Sunday Morning

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Longtime singer-songwriter, Darden Smith is in town this week as part of the Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival, performing in support of his project: Songwriting with Soldiers.  We'll talk to him about that and also his latest album released last year called Love Calling,  Hunter at Sunrise continues its long tradition of Acoustic Sessions this Sunday as Darden Smith of Austin, Texas visits the program.   For more about Darden Smith, click HERE

Being Released, Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at the Naro Theatre


It's the new disc...Hunter At Sunrise Presents: Sunrise Sessions
                                             Volume 1
The album will be available for the first time at the Sea Level Singer Songwriter Festival April 10th-12th in Norfolk's Ghent. It features performances from David Wilcox, Eliza Gilkyson, Glen Phillips, Jonatha Brooke, Slaid Cleaves, Kim Richey, Robbin Thompson, Lucy Kaplansky, Kevin Welch, Gretchen Peters,  Ellis Paul, Tracy Grammer, Jimmy LaFave, Susan Greenbaum, and Jesse Terry...all to benefit Tidewater Arts Outreach. Listen up for more details on Hunter At Sunrise.

Emaleigh and Ben Jensen visit Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday Morning


I know, many of you may have not of heard of Emaleigh and Ben Jensen,  but you soon will as this husband and wife duo visit Hunter At Sunrise for the first time this Sunday morning. The Jensens are part of a Calumet, Michigan folk band named Gratiot Lake Road.  According to its Facebook page,  the band features mellow, down-tempo folk songs that embody the ambiance of northern Michigan. Ben and Emaleigh Jensen often play as a duo, "featuring poetic lyrics set to carefully-crafted guitar and banjo melodies". They play  regularly in both Michigan and Virginia. To find out more about Emaleigh and Ben Jensen along with Gratiot Lake Road on Facebook, just click HERE

Kevin Gilbert and Thomas Mott Perform Live on Hunter At Sunrise this Sunday

kevingilbert picThomasmottpicMaking their first appearance on Hunter At Sunrise this Sunday morning will be Kevin Gilbert and Thomas Mott. Thomas recently released his solo CD, “Solamente,” on the Toneside Records label. Kevin is a founding member of Toneside Records and “Solamente” is the label's first release. The label was created by a group of singer/songwriters and musicians to create a channel for their own work and that of other emerging artists. Hunter At Sunrise will continue its long tradition of supporting local music this Sunday when Thomas Mott and Kevin Gilbert pay a visit for this live acoustic session. For more about Thomas Mott and Kevin Gilbert, click HERE. 

The Bill Miles Band Visits Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday, the Day It Releases Its New CD

On Sunday afternoon at the Olde Town Tavern in Hampton, the Bill Miles Band will release it's new cd, Peace and Music.  Should be more than enough for us to talk about as the Peninsula based band pays it's first visit to Hunter At Sunrise Sunday morning. Joining the band at it's 4 pm cd release show with be The UnExpected and The Lovebirds.  Hope you will join us for this live acoustic session this Sunday with the Bill Miles Band.  For more about the Bill Miles Band, click HERE.   For more about their Sunday cd release party on Facebook, click HERE. 

Abby Robertson, singer/songwriter/actress, will be Our Guest This Sunday on Hunter At Sunrise

All of 14 years old, Abby Robertson,  singer/songwriter/actress, makes her debut on Hunter At Sunrise this Sunday morning. Abby is from Va. Beach and has already recorded in Nashville. She has a lot of energy...loves to perform and meet people.  She's written some original songs and we're sure to hear them this Sunday as Abby Robertson joins us for a live acoustic session. 

Ryan Scarberry Pays a Return Visit to Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday


Ryan Scarberry makes his way back to Hunter At Sunrise for the third time this Sunday morning and he will not be alone.  This time he is bringing his band and performing songs from his new album, Working to Build. It's been a while since Ryan has visited and it will be good to catch up on all he's doing.  For more about Ryan Scarberry, click HERE.

Ready or Not: Karl Werne Returns to Hunter At Sunrise This Sunday

Fasten your seatbelts...we are expecting a lively acoustic session this Sunday as Karl Werne returns to Hunter At Sunrise.  So much has been going on with Karl including the release of new material on a cd called Live at the Hampton Bay Days Festival (which I have been begging him to do ever since I met him...finally he listened to me). And we'll hear the story of how Karl was able to join with an incredible group of friends to present a magical afternoon of music at the annual autumn festival. He will be bringing some of those friends with him on Sunday.  So I hope you will join us this weekend as Karl Werne once again visits Hunter At Sunrise for a live acoustic session.  For more on Karl Werne and his new album, click HERE. 

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