Stasia Lanier http://ksut.org en St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Half The City, feature CD, 4/18 http://ksut.org/post/st-paul-broken-bones-half-city-feature-cd-418 <p>This week's feature CD is the debut by St. Paul &amp; the Broken Bones, "Half the City." Grit, elemental rhythm, tight-as-a-drumhead playing, and a profound depth of feeling: these are the promises of a great soul band. And the Birmingham, Ala.<span class="text_exposed_show" style="display: inline; ">-based group delivers on those promises. "Half the City" is the compelling full-length debut of the sextet, who have already created a maelstrom of interest with their roof-raising live shows and self-released four-song 2012 EP. </span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:58:25 +0000 Stasia Lanier 32472 at http://ksut.org St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Half The City, feature CD, 4/18 The Railsplitters join us in-studio, Friday morning at 11 http://ksut.org/post/railsplitters-join-us-studio-friday-morning-11 <p>Hear The Railsplitters before they play this week's 20th annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown when they come to the KSUT studios for an interview and live performance Friday (4/11) morning at 11. A Colorado band, The Railsplitters have a musical r<span class="text_exposed_show" style="display: inline; ">ange that sets them apart from other up-and-coming bluegrass acts. Calling on genre influences from roots/Americana, country twang, 50's doo wop, modern pop and, of course, good ol' fashioned rock 'n' roll, they've been wowing listeners at home in Colorado and beyond. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:15:17 +0000 Stasia Lanier 32159 at http://ksut.org The Railsplitters join us in-studio, Friday morning at 11 Blue Highway, The Game, feature CD, 4/11 http://ksut.org/post/blue-highway-game-feature-cd-411 <p>This week's feature CD is from one of the headliners of the 20th annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown (April 11-13), Blue Highway. The quintet commemorated its 20th anniversary by releasing their 11th album. They last played the Meltdown's sec<span class="text_exposed_show" style="display: inline; ">ond-ever festival and are long overdue for an encore. Hear "The Game" in its entirety at noon on Friday and, if you correctly answer Jim Belcher's trivia question at 12:30, you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:54:32 +0000 Stasia Lanier 32158 at http://ksut.org Blue Highway, The Game, feature CD, 4/11 Filmmaker Christine Funk and "The Tao of Bluegrass: A Portrait of Peter Rowan" http://ksut.org/post/filmmaker-christine-funk-and-tao-bluegrass-portrait-peter-rowan <p>Join us Tuesday (4/8) afternoon at 1:30 for an interview with filmmaker Christine Funk about her documentary, "The Tao of Bluegrass: A Portrait of Peter Rowan." The film will be shown at 12 noon Sunday at the Animas City Theatre during the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:12:42 +0000 Stasia Lanier 32040 at http://ksut.org Filmmaker Christine Funk and "The Tao of Bluegrass: A Portrait of Peter Rowan" The Railsplitters, RS, feature CD, 4/4 http://ksut.org/post/railsplitters-rs-feature-cd-44 <p>In honor of the 20th annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, this week's feature CD is "RS" by The Railsplitters. A Boulder-based quartet, their original take on the music, instrumental and vocal virtuosity, variety in tune selection (featuring&nbsp;<span class="text_exposed_show" style="display: inline; ">powerful female and male leads and harmonies along with impressive instrumentals), and contagious enthusiasm and soul all leave audiences clamoring for more. Hear "RS" in its entirety at 12 p.m. Friday. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:43:43 +0000 Stasia Lanier 31881 at http://ksut.org The Railsplitters, RS, feature CD, 4/4 Los Lobos, Disconnected in New York City, feature CD, 3/28 http://ksut.org/post/los-lobos-disconnected-new-york-city-feature-cd-328 <p>In honor of their Thursday performance at the&nbsp;<a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=177015385642031&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A0%7D" href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Concert-Hall-at-Fort-Lewis-College/177015385642031" style="color: rgb(59, 89, 152); cursor: pointer; text-decoration: none; ">Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College</a>, this week's feature CD is the latest live record from Los Lobos, "Disconnected in New York City." Hear the album in its entirety at noon on Friday 3/28. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:58:21 +0000 Stasia Lanier 31512 at http://ksut.org Los Lobos, Disconnected in New York City, feature CD, 3/28 Angelique Kidjo, Eve , feature CD, 3/21 http://ksut.org/post/angelique-kidjo-eve-feature-cd-321 <p>On Eve, Angelique Kidjo's new album named for her own mother as well as the mythical “mother of all living,” the Beninese born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter builds on this ever-evolving legacy with a 13-track, three interlude set of melodically rich, rhythmically powerful expressions of female empowerment. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:54:01 +0000 Stasia Lanier 31043 at http://ksut.org Angelique Kidjo, Eve , feature CD, 3/21 KSUT and the Henry Strater Theatre present Eilen Jewell in concert 3/19, and live in-studio http://ksut.org/post/ksut-and-henry-strater-theatre-present-eilen-jewell-concert-319-and-live-studio <p>Prior to her performance at the Henry Strater Theatre on Wednesday, March 19, Eilen Jewell will appear live in the KSUT studios at 2 p.m. that same day. Tune in to catch what will surely be a great KSUT/Henry Strater Theatre production later that night! Tickets are available at henrystratertheatre.com and cost $15 in advance and $18 day of show.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:42:49 +0000 Stasia Lanier 31042 at http://ksut.org KSUT and the Henry Strater Theatre present Eilen Jewell in concert 3/19, and live in-studio Patty Larkin joins us live on KSUT 3/18, at 1 PM http://ksut.org/post/patty-larkin-joins-us-live-ksut-318-1-pm <p>Patty Larkin will join us live in the KSUT studios at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, prior to her appearance at the Durango Arts Center later that night. Patty's song, "Wolf at the Door," is a highlight of KSUT Roots &amp; Rhythms Vol. 2, released a decade ago. She's been a favorite of Four Corners folk audiences for decades thanks to her introspective lyrics, lush production and guitar pyrotechnics.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:37:17 +0000 Stasia Lanier 31041 at http://ksut.org Patty Larkin joins us live on KSUT 3/18, at 1 PM The Infamous Stringdusters, Let It Go, feature CD 3/14 http://ksut.org/post/infamous-stringdusters-let-it-go-feature-cd-314 <p><strong><em>Let It Go</em></strong>, the new album from Grammy-nominated bluegrass-rock expansionists&nbsp;<strong>The Infamous&nbsp;</strong><strong>Stringdusters</strong>, will be released April 1 on the band’s own High Country Recordings. The new album is a milestone for the group - Andy Hall (Dobro), Andy Falco (guitar), Chris Pandolfi (banjo), Jeremy Garrett (fiddle) and Travis Book (upright bass) - that showcases their eight-year evolution from IBMA Award-winning bluegrass torchbearers to multi-dimensional string explorers, mixing tight song craft and a flare for improvisation.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:13:48 +0000 Stasia Lanier 30701 at http://ksut.org The Infamous Stringdusters, Let It Go, feature CD 3/14