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Spano brings together local performers for virtual Christmas concert

The Christmas special will air on Armstrong Cable and is available on YouTube.
Spanning the Need Christmas concert
Perfect Pair performs during the “Spanning the Need With Anthony Spano” podcast’s virtual Christmas concert in this image captured from video.

YOUNGSTOWN — The “Spanning the Need With Anthony Spano” podcast is helping Mahoning Valley residents get in tune with Christmas cheer.

Spano, the founder of The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and the Anthony V. Spano Foundation, brought together local performers for a virtual concert featuring a variety of Christmas songs.

The Christmas special will air on Armstrong Cable channel 100 at 7 p.m. today, and at 9 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. It also can be viewed on Spano’s YouTube channel.

The performers include Leanne Binder and Rajma, Perfect Pair, Heidi Burson, John Reese Project, Gary Markasky Project, Fifth & Aurora, Rachel Joy, Dan Martin and the Band and Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music.