WVIA Radio To Present Rebroadcast of Delaware Water Gap Celebration

WVIA Radio in conjunction with Chiaroscuro Records will be presenting its annual coverage of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts (COTA) over 10 nights during the station’s All That Jazz radio program, Monday through Friday, December 5-9 and 12-16 at 7 p.m. Produced and hosted by George Graham, the series presents music from the 44th annual festival’s main stage and the nearby Deer Head Inn that took place on this past September.

The festival was founded in 1978 as a showcase for the wealth of world-class jazz artists who make their home in the Pocono Northeast. It featured two full days of music in downtown Delaware Water Gap. WVIA has been presenting annual coverage of COTA since 1997.

WVIA’s coverage includes both music and interviews with artists. Here is the schedule:

Monday, December 5: Adam Niewood’s Double Entendre from the main stage/ Terry & Paul Kleinfelter from the Deer Head

Tuesday, December 6: Nancy & Spencer Reed from the main stage/ Ron Thomas & Joe Michaels from the Deer Head

Wednesday, December 7: Carolyn Leonhart Quartet from the main stage

Thursday, December 8: Skip & Dan Wilkins Quartet from the main stage

Friday, December 9: Water Gap Orchestra from the main stage

Monday, December 12: Andy Bianco Quartet / Jay Rattman and Friends from the Deer Head

Tuesday, December 13: Ryan Devlin & Steve Kortyka Quintet from the main stage/ Mode for Joe Duo [Bill Washer & Jon Ballantyne] from the Deer Head

Wednesday, December 14: Najwa Parkins & Resolute Sound from the main stage/ Jim Ridl Trio from the Deer Head

Thursday, December 15: Organik Vibe Quartet from the main stage

Friday, December 16: Quartette Oblique featuring Dave Liebman & Michael Stephans from the Deer Head/ Peter Fluck & the Foztones from the main stage

WVIA to Air Special Rebroadcast of War Stories: Pat Solano

In remembrance of Pat Solano, WVIA will air a special rebroadcast of the award-winning original documentary film War Stories: Pat Solano on Friday, January 29th at 7:30pm and on Sunday, January 31st at 1:30pm on WVIA TV.

Solano, a resident of Pittston Township, was a decorated veteran of World War II having completed 23 combat missions with the Eighth U.S. Air Force Heavy Bombardment Group. During his military career he earned multiple military honors and medals.

For more information and to watch War Stories: Pat Solano on-demand please visit https://on-demand.wvia.org/video/wvia-special-presentations-war-stories-pat-solano/