VIA Public Media to Air 2019 Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts

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VIA’s coverage of the 2019 Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts with be encored on the Chiaroscuro Channel, over the air on WVIA-HD3, on the VIA website at: on the Chiaroscuro website worldwide at: and on the Chiaroscuro app

The ten hour-long programs are scheduled for Monday through Friday, February 10-14, and February 17-21, 2020, and will be heard at 2:00 AM, 10:00 AM, and 6:00 PM Eastern time. (0700, 1500 and 2300 GMT).

Recorded on September 8 and 9, 2019, during the 42nd annual festival, the broadcasts include performances from both the main outdoor stage and the legendary Deer Head Inn. The broadcasts are produced and hosted by VIA and Chiaroscuro’s George Graham. The schedule is as follows:


Day 01 (2/10): Skip and Dan Wilkins Quartet / Annie Sciolla Quartet
Day 02 (2/11): Akiko Tsuruga – Sherrie Maricle Trio / Dark Square *
Day 03 (2/12): Galvanic Ignition / Jay Leonhart Trio with Carolyn Leonhart *
Day 04 (2/13): Dave Stryker 8-Track Band / Jay Rattman Trio *
Day 05 (2/14): Paul Jost Quartet / Walt Bibinger & Roy Cumming *

Day 06 (2/17): Bill Charlap (solo) / Clarice Assad *
Day 07 (2/18): COTA Cats / Stephans, Liebman, Ridl, Varner *
Day 08 (2/19): Eric Mintel Quartet / Bill Goodwin Quartet *
Day 09 (2/20): Water Gap Orchestra directed by Matt Vashlishan
Day 10 (2/21): Johnny DeFrancesco / leftovers

*Denotes Deer Head Inn performance

The festival website:

The Chiaroscuro Channel offers 24-hours-a day music from the venerable jazz label’s over 1700 tracks by many of the world’s great jazz musicians, exclusively recorded for Chiaroscuro Records.