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WPKN’s “Best of WPKN” On-air Summer Fund Drive

If you want to make a pledge via PayPal at WPKN.org, and take a ‘premium‘ please email the GM, Steve di Costanzo,
at gm@wpkn.org and let him know what you are looking for and he will send a confirmation email to you.

WPKN Ticket Premiums:
International Festival of Arts & Ideas: New Haven, CT
Taylor Mac: The 1990’s
Saturday June 13 8 PM (4 tickets only) PLEDGE $30

Ragamala Dance Co. With Rudresh Mahanthappe (4 tickets only) PLEDGE $30
Tuesday June 16 8 PM

Acis and Galatea – Mark Morris Dance Group (8 tickets only) PLEDGE $40
Thursday, June 18 8 PM

Passion for Bach and Coltrane (4 tickets only) PLEDGE $40
Tuesday June 23 8 PM
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Premier Concerts Series:

THE AVETT BROTHERS WITH SHOVELS & ROPE

SIMSBURY MEADOWS, SIMSBURY CT

SUNDAY JUNE 14

Orchestra Seat PLEDGE $30

Lawn Seat PLEDGE $20

6:30PM

 

WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY and OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW
SATURDAY AUGUST 22
SIMSBURY MEADOWS, SIMSBURY CT

Orchestra Seat  PLEDGE $60 (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
Lawn Seat PLEDGE $40
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SUMMER FESTIVALS

GREEN RIVER FESTIVAL:
JULY 11-12
GREENFIELD, MA

SATURDAY TICKET PLEDGE $45
SUNDAY TICKET PLEDGE $45

GATHERING OF THE VIBES
Bridgeport, Seaside Park
July 30-August 2

FRIDAY TICKET PLEDGE $75

SATURDAY TICKET PLEDGE $75

SUNDAY TICKET PLEDGE $50

3-DAY (NOT WITH CAMPING) PLEDGE $190

* * * ALL TICKETS MUST BE PLEDGED VIA CREDIT CARD * * *

FALCON RIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL
HILLSDALE, NY
JULY 31-AUGUST 2

FULL 3-DAY CAMPING  PLEDGE $125/$225 PAIR
OLD SONGS FESTIVAL
JUNE 26-28
ALTAMONT FAIRGROUNDS, NY

3-day All-Festival Ticket PLEDGE $80 per person
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WPKN PREMIUMS
WPKN ‘BLACK’ COFFEE MUG PLEDGE $60
WPKN NEW BASEBALL CAP  PLEDGE $60
MADE TO ORDER “New Summer” T-Shirt Design- silk screen limited to 100 PLEDGE $60
WPKN Tote Bag PLEDGE $60
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MAIN WPKN 89.5-FM MUSIC PREMIUMS:

Pledge $75

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, “Django and Jimmie” 14 brand new studio recordings paying tribute to Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rogers among other iconic songwriters.

Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats, “A New Music City” (2 CD Set) features 36 tracks recorded with the best Nashville session players during the Blonde On Blonde Sessions and Johnny Cash show tapings at the historic Ryman Auditorium. This is the companion piece for the current “Nashville in the 60’s” exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Lucinda Williams, “Down Where The Bullet Hits The Bone” (2 CD set) Lucinda’s most ambitious project to date features 20 new tracks tapping into her Southern roots.

Amos Lee, “Live At Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony” features new arrangements of fourteen career spanning tracks composed for his first headlining show with the Colorado Symphony at this legendary venue.

Ryan Adams, “Ten Songs From Carnegie Hall” features ten career spanning tracks recorded live at the iconic Carnegie Hall in November of 2014. The set list includes fan favorites along with two previously unreleased songs.

The Best of the Grateful Dead, (NEW release-remastered featuring 2-CDs of the band’s most iconic studio recordings.

The collection’s 32 tracks feature music from every Grateful Dead studio album and cover the key waypoints on the band’s mystical musical journey. Arranged chronologically, the tracks reflect the evolution of the group’s sound and its membership across more than two decades from 1967’s The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) to 1989’s Standing on the Moon. In between, listeners will find the essential tracks that made the band such a cultural phenomenon, including such fan favorites as St. Stephen, Casey Jones, Sugar Magnolia, Friend of the Devil, Scarlet Begonias, and Hell In a Bucket.

32 tracks
Includes the rare Dark Star single
Includes music from every GD studio record
Includes the entire Terrapin Station suite
More than two and half hours of music
Mastered from the original analog master tapes by Grammy-winning David Glasser
First two-CD set featuring music entirely from the band s studio recordings
Mastered in HDCD

PROGRAMMER PREMIUMS:

Programmers have been asked to select 1-2 musical premiums ‘hand-picked’ for their respective audience.