“in the groove” for Monday, August 17, 2015

Meaghan Blanchard / Wrecking Ball Radio / Americana Community Music Association

Song and Artist: “Mazie” by Meaghan Blanchard

Meaghan Blanchard, singer-songwriter of Prince Edward Island, Canada
Meaghan Blanchard, singer-songwriter of Prince Edward Island, Canada

image courtesy Meaghan Blanchard website


“Mazie” by Meaghan Blanchard

Meaghan Blanchard’s website/music: http://meaghanblanchard.com/

Radio Show: Wrecking Ball Radio hosted by Jayson Tanner

Jayson Tanner's online streaming
Jayson Tanner’s online streaming “Wrecking Ball Radio” station.

image courtesy the “Wrecking Ball Radio” website

Wrecking Ball Radio” is not a radio show, it’s more – it’s an all-around-the-clock heavenly stream of excellent under-represented Americana music, broadcast over the Internet by accomplished DJ and musicphile Jayson Tanner of Carrboro, North Carolina.

Excerpt from Wrecking Ball website:

A seductive, addictive, professional blend of Americana, Contemporary Blues, Modern Bluegrass, Jam, Folk Rock, AAA, soulful alt.country and more…”

Listen live to Wrecking Ball Radio’s new shows: Saturdays Noon – 2pm EST (live streaming all other times)


Supporter of Americana: ACMA – Americana Community Music Association, Inc.

Americana Community Music Association of Ft. Meyers, Florida
Americana Community Music Association of Ft. Meyers, Florida

image courtesy ACMA website

The ACMA based in Ft. Meyers, Florida, is a not-for-profit organization whose main mission is to nurture the growth of Americana music in addition to providing high-quality entertainment and education to the public.

Excerpt from ACMA:

“ACMA is committed to supporting original independent music and musicians with programs that expand community appreciation and education while fostering the creativity and diversity that influence Americana and Roots music.

Our hope is that by aiding in the growth of the Americana and Roots music in our area the community at large will benefit by gaining access to high quality and original acts for performances at charitable events as well as fundraising efforts at large.”

The organization strives to achieve these goals by hosting listening room events, songwriter circles, and fundraisers to maintain the operations of the organization.

Musicians interested in playing at listening room events can contact the ACMA via their website.

ACMA website: http://www.americanacma.org/index.html

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