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Cerphe’s Progressive Show

Cerphe’s Progressive Show

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ABOUT THE HOST: It’s pronounced surf–and yes–it is his real name, promise. Cerphe has been on rock radio in Washington, DC for 35+ years. Named “Greenest DJ in America” and appointed to the Global Advisory Committee by Earth Day Network, Cerphe hosts The Progressive Show on Music Planet Radio and the Vinyl Vault on Cerphe began his broadcast career at WHFS while an art major at American University.

After a long run at WHFS, Cerphe moved on to legendary DC rock stations WAVA, DC101, WJFK and ClassicRock 94.7 before landing at Music Planet Radio where he shares his passion for great music. During a broadcast career that spans more than three decades, Cerphe has shared conversations with superstars including George Harrison of The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones, Linda Ronstadt, Stevie Wonder, Little Feat, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Billy Joel, Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead, BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, Elton John, Tom Waits, The Allman Brothers, Journey, Fleetwood Mac and Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson showing his unique ability to reveal a celebrity’s personality, not just their perceived image.

Cerphe hosted an intimate evening with Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills and Nash for the Smithsonian Institute and was Master of Ceremonies at the Blue Diamond Inaugural Ball for The White House. Cerphe’s Progressive Show is a one-hour music program showcasing top artists from yesterday, today, and tomorrow.


Book Signing and Special Appearance Event


The 12th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival
Sunday, April 23, 2017
3784 Howard Ave, Kensington, Maryland

This street festival is one of the DC area’s top literary events, held rain or shine. Set up along three blocks of Howard and Armory Avenues you’ll enjoy family friendly activities including live music, cookbook demos, children’s stage, poetry readings, food trucks, and special guest speakers including myself and Co-author Stephen Moore who will read passages from my new book Cerphe’s Up about my life in radio broadcasting. We’ll also be doing a book signing so stop by our booth and get your autographed copy of my musical memoir.

To get more information on this event click here.

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