Tune in to KSUT at noon Friday (Dec. 27) for this week's feature CD: Neil Young's "Live at the Cellar Door." The album is the latest in Young's ongoing Archives Performance Series, and it collects recordings made during the Canadian singer/songwriter's intimate six-show solo stand at The Cellar Door, a venue in Washington D.C., between November 30th and December 2nd, 1970.
Tune in to KSUT during our one-day membership drive - 12 hours of Giving ... And Giving Back - on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The Bar D Wranglers will be our in-studio guests at 2 p.m. Pledge during that hour and you could win tickets to see their holiday show at the Community Concert Hall on Dec. 19. This show sells out every year, and just a few tickets remain.
This week's feature CD gets into the spirit of the season, big-band style! Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings through holidays favorites like "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman" and even "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" on their latest album, "It Feels Like Christmas Time." Hear the CD in it's entirety at noon on Friday, Dec. 20 and correctly answer Jim Belcher's trivia question at 12:30 to win lunch at Zia Taqueria.
Brimming with music performed by Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, Marcus Mumford and the Punch Brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis—in the tradition of O Brother, Where Art Thou?—is infused with the transportive sound of another time and place. Nonesuch Records has released the soundtrack to the movie, which opened on December 6.
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong and singer and songwriter Norah Jones team up for "Foreverly", an unforgettable collection inspired by "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us", an album of traditional Americana songs reinterpreted, recorded and released by The Everly Brothers in 1958.
The album captures the beauty of the Everly's stunning close harmonies to create a moving and powerful testament to these traditional ballads.
KSUT will feature "Foreverly" Friday, December 6 at 12 noon.
Mandolin virtuoso Andy Statman and his trio, featuring Jim Whitney on bass and Larry Eagle on drums and percussion are joined by Tim O'Brien and Michael Cleveland on his amazing new CD, Superstring Theory.
A 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellow and Grammy nominee, Andy's new recording further explores American roots music, tapping deeper into the sources that have energized his playing for nearly 50 years.
In 2010, Virginia native Jonathan Russell and California transplant Josiah Johnson formed the core songwriting partnership of The Head and The Heart in their new hometown of Seattle. The band was quickly rounded out with the addition of drummer Tyler Williams, keyboardist Kenny Hensley, vocalist/violinist Charity Rose Thielen and bassist Chris Zasche. Their 2011 debut album on Sub Pop became one of the label’s best-selling debut releases to date.
New York's KJ Denhert brings her special blend of urban folk & jazz to the KSUT studios Tuesday, November 5 at 1 PM. She's performing that night as part of the Pagosa Springs Americana Project at the high school auditorium at 6:30. Tickets will be available at the door.
Tune in to KSUT at noon on Friday, Oct. 18 to hear this week's Feature CD, the latest from the Tedeschi Trucks Band. "Made Up Mind" is the highly anticipated follow-up to their Grammy-winning debut, "Revelator," and last year's scorching live collection, "Everybody's Talkin'." Through unparalleled musicianship and a timeless, authentic sound, Made Up Mind proves that TTB is fast becoming a band for the ages. Correctly answer host Jim Belcher's trivia question and you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria.
A recent graduate from the prestigious New England Conservatory, Sarah Jarosz has just released her third album, Build Me Up From Bones, for Sugar Hill Records. Over the past four years, Jarosz, who musically fits comfortably where contemporary folk, Americana and roots music intersect, has covered a remarkable amount of ground thus far. She has toured the United States extensively, as well as Canada and the UK, taped Austin City Limits and the BBC Series The Transatlantic Sessions and appeared on A Prairie Home Companion.