Holiday Cheer for 'FUV Concert set


Fordham University’s WFUV-FM NYC ( announced soulful Philadelphia singer-songwriter Amos Lee, progressive California bluegrass band Punch Brothers (featuring Chris Thile), Alabama roots duo The Secret Sisters and bluesy Brooklyn alt-rocker Citizen Cope will perform at the sixth annual Holiday Cheer for ‘FUV Concert, taking place at the Concert Hall at the New York Society for Ethical Culture (2 West 64th Street) on Monday, December 6th at 8:00 PM.

The Holiday Cheer for ‘FUV Concert is in its sixth year of attracting some of the day’s most exciting singer-songwriter talent to share a stage with the common goal of supporting the non-commercial radio station which champions music across genre lines.  Tickets are available starting 10:00 AM on November 4th and sales benefit WFUV.  This concert is produced by Metropolitan Talent Presents.

“Amos Lee played our first Holiday Cheer concert back in 2005 and we’re so glad he’s decided to come back to support us again this year.  We’ve watched both him and Citizen Cope grow artistically over the years.  It makes me proud that we were among the first stations to play their music when they were starting out,” said WFUV Music Director Rita Houston.  “We’ re also thrilled to be introducing exciting new talent in The Secret Sisters and virtuoso performers Punch Brothers to our audience.  That’s what WFUV is all about-showcasing artists we believe in.” 

WFUV is a non-commercial, listener-supported public radio station, licensed to Fordham University for over 60 years. Serving the New York area as well as an international audience on the web, and a leader in contemporary music radio, WFUV is Rock & Roots Radio, offering an eclectic mix of rock, singer-songwriters, blues, world and other music, plus headlines from National Public Radio and local news.