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State and Water Season 5
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Even as most of the live music industry pushed the pause button, WTVP was gathering outstanding musical performers for Season Five of State & Water. This new line-up fires up in March with folk, rock, Americana, alternative, hip hop, jazz, soul and much more, all recorded live at the WTVP studio. Spend your Saturday nights with musical friends at the corner of State & Water!


EASY RIDERS 
SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 10 PM 

This well-rounded, versatile band of hard-working Peoria area musicians plays everything from traditional blues, jazz and bluegrass, to gospel, acoustic, rock, reggae, funk and original compositions. With vocal harmonies from guitarist Mike Miller and bassist Aaron Miller, along with drummer Nick Fairley, they master styles from early rock and roll and Hall of Fame blues to Jerry Garcia. The band is constantly touring, crisscrossing the country solo and as a backing band.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 03/20/2021 @ 10 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Tue, 03/23/2021 @ 12 AM
State & Water

S05 E01: Easy Riders | Trailer

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A well-rounded band of Peoria musicians in a memorable hometown performance.


THE ROYALISTS 
SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 10 PM 

Here we have a three-piece instrumental band from Peoria known for progressive sounds ranging from light, danceable tunes to heavy-duty head banging. The trio of Silas Gillman on guitar, Connor Billard on bass, and Seth Kehres on drums, fills the stage with energetic sounds that are sure to please many musical tastes.

Airdates: 

● WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 03/27/2021 @ 10 PM
● WTVP-HD 47.1 – Tue, 03/30/2021 @ 12 AM