Cindy Funk

Host - The Dear Green Place

Cindy Funk has been a lover of folk music of all kinds for so long, she can barely remember when she got hooked.  But it's a good bet that it was WYSO that is responsible! In the 1980's, Cindy hosted a Celtic music show on WYSO called "Shamrocks, Heather and Roses" until 1987.  In the meantime, she was busy performing in the folk group Sweetwater, that played all around the Midwest.  Then, in 2005, Cindy reappeared on WYSO's airwaves with her new show - "The Dear Green Place" - like the earlier show, filled with the traditional and contemporary Celtic music that she loves so much.

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Dear Green Place

If you're like me, and love All Things Celtic, then we have much in common. There's something about the Celtic lands - full of beauty, mystery and lore. And full of wonderful music, with songs to feed our imagination, honor tradition and tell stories...and tunes that stir our blood and invite us to dance.

Join me for music of Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Canada, Australia....and America. Anywhere the jigs and reels are being played, or songs are being sung.

WYSO Programming Notes
2:57 pm
Tue April 5, 2011

Host Highlights: Cindy Funk

Host highlights features conversations between WYSO Music Director, Niki Dakota and WYSO's volunteer hosts about their programs, how they came to WYSO, etc. This week, Niki chats with Cindy Funk, host of the Dear Green Place. They discuss the roots of Celtic music on the WYSO airwaves and Cindy's love for the genre.

The Dear Green Place airs Saturday afternoons, 3 - 5pm.

Music
2:26 pm
Sat January 9, 2010

Dear Green Place Hosts Bob Ford and the Ragamuffins Live on WYSO

It was all music and laughs on Dear Green Place this week. Dear Green Place was so pleased to have Bob Ford and the Ragamuffins live in the WYSO studios. The tunes kept coming and between Bob Ford, Beth Ford and Jan Finkle there were plenty of laughs. 

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