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Country Music in Pennsylvania

Explore Pennsylvania’s contribution to country music from the songs of the coal miners to today’s country artists from our region.

By Joe Ulrich

WITF Music: Al Shade

Al Shade and his wife Jean built their life around country music as radio hosts and performers. Today, Al carries on their passion for traditional country music.

By Joe Ulrich

Ken Burns Country Music

By Fred Vigeant

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WITF Music: Stephanie Grace

Douglassville country artist Stephanie Grace promotes positivity through her music and her speaking engagements.

By Joe Ulrich

The Story behind Country Music in Pennsylvania

WITF brings together regional country and bluegrass artists for in-studio performances and conversations
By Fred Vigeant

In celebration of the upcoming Ken Burns documentary

Featuring Performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Ketch Secor, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Asleep at the Wheel, Holly Williams and Dwight Yoakam
By Fred Vigeant

WITF Music: Ben Gallaher

Values, family, friends, God, country, love and pain.
By Joe Ulrich