The roots of Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are strong, their branches are shady, and the guitars, banjos, mandolins, and harmonies will carry you far off the beaten path to a place under open Western skies.
Storied musician and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John—Mac Rebennack—released Locked Down, a startling album that marks a significant departure from his recent efforts. The new album, produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, is an entirely new approach for the iconic Dr. John, featuring as it does his collaboration with Auerbach and a band of young musicians Auerbach hand-picked to make Locked Down at his Nashville studio.
Selection for Friday, May 18 - Sara Watkins, Sun Midnight Sun, the second solo album from acclaimed singer, songwriter, and fiddle player Sara Watkins on Nonesuch Records. Produced by guitarist, singer, and songwriter Blake Mills, co-founder of the band Simon Dawes, the album features special guest appearances by Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Benmont Tench,and Sean Watkins.
We’re pretty thrilled to welcome the Turtle Island Quartet to the KSUT studios Wednesday afternoon (5/9) at 12:15 for a live acoustic performance. They're in town for a show at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, Wednesday evening. The “Turtles” will be joined by Mike Marshall, one of the world’s most accomplished and versatile string instrumentalists. KSUT's Jim Belcher will host this crew of master musicians.
Pacific Northwest indie-folk duo Jenn Rawling & Basho Parks are touring in support of the release of their debut CD, Take The Air. We’re looking forward to having them on KSUT, Tuesday (5/8) at 1:30 for some live music and conversation.
Paula Poundstone kept the sold out crowd of more than 600 public radio fans laughing during her show in February, 2012. Don't miss her return to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College on Saturday, August 23, 2014. www.durangoconcerts.com