Welcome to Acoustic Harmony, home to the longtime radio Folk DJ Mark Michaelis!
Hosted and produced by Mark and on the air since 1990, Acoustic Harmony features the music of folk artists, acoustic singer songwriters and americana musicians. Independent and local artists are a primary focus of the show which often features live guest appearances from local, regional and nationally touring artists. The program airs live every Satuday from 4:30 - 7:30 PM on WGDR/WGDH, a free-format community radio station located on the campus of Goddard College. In keeping with the mission of WGDR, Acoustic Harmony strives to give exposure and a voice to the many wonderfully talented artists that do not receive airplay on commercial radio stations. Listen live in the local area at: 91.1 or 91.7 FM or stream online at: www.wgdr.org.
In 2016 Mark started hosting Crossroads on alternating Sundays. This show is shared with with longtime co-host Todd Tyson (alternating), and is a long running eclectic folk and americana radio program heard live on Sunday mornings from 6 - 10 AM on WNCS/The Point. One of the very few (possibly only) commercial radio stations in the country that devotes 4 hours of programming to folk music every week, WNCS is heard on multiple frequencies throughout Vermont and into New Hampshire and upstate New York as well as online at: pointfm.com.
Acoustic Harmony & Crossroads playlists are posted regularly to the Folkdj listserv and the Roots Music Reporting database. Current and archived playlists can be found on the playlists pages.
The entire past 2 week air schedule at WGDR is available for streaming on demand on the WGDR website at: www.wgdr.org
Mark also is the Music Director at WGDR and reports weekly to the NACC charts.
Important update: as of March 21st live programming has been suspended at WGDR because of concerns about the Covid 19 Coronavirus. However, newly produced editions of Acoustic Harmony will continue to run regularly as part of WGDR's efforts to keep new and fresh programming available to listeners. These programs will run during Acoustic Harmony's regular time slot (Saturdays; 4:30 - 7:30 PM) and also be available anytime for a 2 week period, on demand at: www.wgdr.org
Also look for recently aired programs of both Crossroads and Acoustic Harmony to be uploaded to Mixcloud. This is an effort to continue to spotlight the music of the many amazing and incredibly talented indedpendent artists in the world today, as well as the past. Please support independent artists whenever possible, buy their music and go to their live shows... independent artists keep the tradition of folk music alive today!