WCTE Live Membership Drive to Feature Local Music Guests

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Becky Buller, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer
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On March 14 and 17, WCTE viewers will get a special glimpse into two nationally renowned, locally produced music shows during a LIVE on-air Membership Drive.  Bluegrass Underground and Jammin at Hippie Jack’s will be featured with in-studio musical guests and special Experience Packages that offer WCTE supporters the chance to experience these innovative programs on location in Tennessee’s Upper Cumberland.

On Monday, March 14 at 7 p.m., WCTE will air a special episode of Bluegrass Undergroundand welcome the following in-studio guests: bluegrass musician Becky Buller, producer and director of Bluegrass Underground Todd Mayo, and Ben Newman, Vice Mayor of McMinnville.  Viewers who pledge $300 or more to public television that night will receive a Bluegrass Underground Experience Package, including tickets to see the Becky Buller Band live in concert in The Volcano Room at Cumberland Caverns on April 16th.  Additionally, BGU will be offering a VIP package including two tickets to a PBS taping of Bluegrass Underground this spring.    

During Live Pledge on Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m., 'Hippie Jack' Stoddart, director and producer of the Jammin at Hippie Jack's TV series, will be live in WCTE’s studios to take viewers behind the scenes of this groundbreaking Americana music program.  'Hippie Jack' will be accompanied in the studio by singer-songwriter Jay Clark andHeather Call, board member of the Council of Americana Roots Music (COARM).  With a pledge of support of $300 or more to WCTE that night, new WCTE members will receive the ultimate Jammin at Hippie Jack’s Experience package, including tickets to see Jay Clark during an Outlaw Gospel Music Sanctuary show and a farm-to-table dinner on the Hippie farm in Crawford, TN on April 16.

Visit wcte.org for more information about WCTE’s Live Membership Drive and these thank-you gift packages.

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