Events

JAMinc Radio Shows

JAMinc Presents … and Page’s Kitchen are available live and streaming. Read below how to listen!

JAMinc Presents . . . Radio Series

is the continuation of our long-running In Your Ear radio series, just with a new name.  We’ll do 11 new programs to air Saturdays at 5pm on VPM Music at 93.1 and 107.3 FM and streaming at VPM Music (click on All Streams/VPM Music). They’ll all be available for on-demand streaming at a future date.

Here’s the schedule of exciting artists we’ll be featuring this season:

  • The Waybacks, 10-21-23
  • Bio Ritmo, 10-28-23
  • I Draw Slow, 11-4-23
  • The Bill Blue Tribute, 11-11-23
  • Mipso, 11-18-23
  • Sherman Holmes Project, 11-25-23
  • Love Canon, 12-2-23
  • AJ Lee & Blue Summit, 12-9-23
  • The ButterBean Bacharach Tribute, 12-16-23
  • The Malpass Brothers, 12-23-23
  • Nellie McKay, 12-30-23

Production funding of our In Your Ear public radio series is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors, including Digital Video Group, Fralin Pickups, The Graduate Hotel, Threshold Counsel PC, The Virginia Folklife Program, VPM Music and the Scott Street Family.

page wilson

Page’s Kitchen

Page Wilson was a larger-than-life singer, songwriter and radio personality who built a huge following for his epic public radio show, the Out O’ The Blue Radio Revue before his premature passing in 2011. Saturday nights were reserved by legions of loyal listeners who tuned in for his two-hour open house in the Chickahominy Swamp where Page created compelling theater of the mind and invited roving musicians into his kitchen to swap tales and tunes after plying them with gumbo, brisket and catfish whiskers.

His Kitchen guests included some of Americana’s most important artists, and thanks to Page’s heirs Jude Schlotzhauer and Virginia Blue Wilson, these priceless recordings made some three decades ago, have been carefully digitized to live again on both public and online radio as Page’s Kitchen. The series aired originally in the summer of 2021 and all are available on VPM for on-demand streaming.

Page was an early purveyor of what he termed “pure bred American mongrel music” from pivotal artists including Townes Van Zandt, Robert Earl Keen, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Delbert McClinton, Tony Rice, Tim & Mollie O’Brien, Indigo Girls, J.J. Cale and many more.

Beginning in March of 2023, Richmond’s innovative online radio station The Breeze began airing another extensive list of yet-unheard performances on Saturday nights at 8 o’clock and Sunday mornings at 10, as JAMinc presents Page’s Kitchen…The Swamp Sessions. The full sit-down as it happened, only slightly edited for clarity.

Listen out for the Good Humor Band, the Sun Rhythm Section, Kevin Welch, Maura O’Connell, Terry Garland, the Clancy Brothers, James McMurtry, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and so many others. 

In late April of 2023, all the new Swamp Sessions began running on VPM Music on Thursday nights at 9pm, and will also stream on the VPM website on demand. These podcast-format programs are produced and hosted by JAMinc’s Tim Timberlake and we’re grateful to Digital Video Group, the members of VPM and the Scott Street Family for their production support.

virginia blueGet your Page Wilson merch!

Our retail partner, Plan 9, has a dedicated merch page. We’re offering themed merchandise including a limited edition, signed print by renowned artist Bill Nelson as well as a T-shirt and poster. All are reasonably priced and “must haves” for Page’s fans.

Proceeds will go to Page’s daughter, Virginia Blue, as a tangible part of her father’s legacy.

Have you read …

Our documentary series has gotten some great press from several local publications offering insightful backstories on the series’ creation as well as Page’s own history. Check them out!

Join the community

We also have a Page’s Kitchen Facebook page which will include updates, additional information and the ability for visitors to post (moderated) their own memories and photos of Page.

Join our email list

Want to stay up to date on concerts and JAMinc events?

Peppino D’Agostino performs at In Your Ear. More »