Musicians And Audience Members Groove At The Garth Newel Blues and Jazz Fest

Hot Springs, VA – Garth Newel Music Center held it’s fifth annual Virginia Blues and Jazz Festival on Saturday June 12. Some showers helped cool off the heat and it was a great day for live music outside on the lawn. Reporter Bonnie Ralston had a chance to talk with both audience members and some of the performers and shares this audio postcard.

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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