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Connections: The life and music of Rochester Hall of Famer Bat McGrath

Jan 25, 2019

Rochester Music Hall of Famer Bat McGrath is dying. He recently learned that he has cancer, and he decided not to undergo treatment.

McGrath is back in Rochester for what might be his final show in Western New York; he’ll take the stage on Saturday night. We sit down with his friends, colleagues, and fans to discuss his life and his music. In studio:

  • Doug Emblidge, anchor for 13WHAM
  • Jeff Spevak, arts and culture contributor for WXXI News
  • Mike Black, radio program manager for WXXI and WRUR

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