They've played at the Grand Old Opry, A Prairie Home Companion, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and warmed up for Dave Matthews Band. The alt-grass band Old Crow Medicine Show got started in places like Harrisonburg's Little Grill. WMRA's Martha Woodroof chats with two of the crows: Ketch Secor and Critter Fuqua.
Dan Myers is "plane crazy"* for radio-controlled aircraft. Decades before drones were in the news, Dan and fellow land-pilots of the Valley Radio-Control Flying Club were soaring, diving, and corkscrewing over Rockingham County skies --while safely on the ground.
Virginia Wine and craft-brewed beer are repurposed into vinegar such as you’ve never tasted before at Virginia Vinegar Works, in scenic "metropolitan" Shipman. Martha talks with artisanal vinegar-makers Jay and Stephanie Rostow.
And our new leader. Meet Al Bartholet, formerly (and "since forever") of WKSU public radio --who is the new head of WMRA. His 7th grade essay about "what I want to be when I grow up" actually panned out.