Loretta Hagen will be LIVE in studio with Mike Holliday host of “Notes From Home“ airing on WBZH 1370 AM Wednesday August 15 at 8:00pm. “Notes From Home” is presented Wednesday nights from 7-9pm and can be streamed at www.wbzh.net
Loretta will join Mike for a live performance interview from 8:00-8:30 pm, to talk about and perform cuts from her new CD “Mud and Stone.” Hagen’s current project debuted at #10 on Folk DJ Radio Charts, consistently remains #1 for the State of NJ RMR and peaked #5 for Top 50 Folk Albums on the Roots Music Report.
Mike Holliday hosts two shows on WBZH Wed nights; “Notes from Home” at 7:00pm. and “Notes from the Road” at 9:00pm., streamed at www.wbzh.net He also gives the area’s weekly happenings in “Mike’s Music Scene” and is a singer-songwriter, who recently performed at Musikfest, opened for Vance Gilbert at Godfrey Daniels, opened for Brother Sun at Steel City and co-billed with Charlie Phillips at Burlap & Bean.
Mike and Loretta will also talk about her gig the following day, Thursday August 16 at Upper Saucon Community Concerts in Center Valley PA for an outdoor performance in the pavillion from 7-9pm. Bring your family, grab a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy live music with Loretta Hagen. This event is presented by Listen Live Music and the Upper Saucon Township Parks and Recreation Commission and sponsored by local business Lutron.
Listen Live Music is a non-profit community organization which hosts monthly open mics, and concerts at Macungie Institue in Macungie, PA. Although the organization is fairly new, 3 years on the Lehigh Valley PA music scene, partners Val Minet and Ami Lanning, work hand in hand with a core of friendly, dedicated volunteers to bring music of all caliber and genre to the area. This is Listen Live Music’s debut of bringing outdoor concerts to the area.
Upcoming Events for Listen Live Music include, Loretta Hagen August 16 at Upper Saucon Community Concerts, at Macungie Institue the season’s first open mic Sept. 8 with featured performer Kwesi Kankam, first concert of the season Amy Black with opening act Kwesi Kankam, and their newest series, Bringing Nashville North -Writers In The Round begins NOVEMBER 17TH featuring Loretta Hagen, Danielle Miraglia, Linda McRae and Jackie Tice. For more information about Listen Live Music and a complete schedule of events, please visit their website at www.listenlivemusic.org Check out their new digs and new series at 510 East Main Street, Macungie PA, call for tickets at 610-966-6419,
Loretta Hagen delivers rich alto vocals, polished award winning lyrics and tightly woven harmonies; the hallmark of her musical career. A 2011 winner of the NJ Folk Festival Songwriter Competition, Loretta recently released her third CD, Mud and Stone, featuring uplifting heartfelt ballads, playful up-tempo country swing, and cool bluesy grooves. “Mud and Stone” debuted at #10 on Folk DJ Charts, consistently #1 on the Roots Music Report for NJ, #5 Top 50 Folk Albums RMR, and is receiving airplay throughout the US, Canada and Europe. Loretta has opened shows for Roger McGuinn, Steve Forbert, Richie Havens, Gretchen Wilson to name a few and plays premiere stages across the Northeast and Nashville. Loretta’s melodies leave folks feeling as if they are listening to their own stories set to song.
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