Talkin' Music

Talkin’ Music,  brought to you each Thursday, highlights local or locally performing musical artists from a variety of genres with interviews, music and live performances.

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Singer songwriter, Orion Freeman stops by and plays a few songs before his show in Paonia.   Local musician, David Alderdice joins him on drums.

Canadian musician Kid Kotowich stopped by the KVNF studios to play some music and talk about her  stint as a jazz trombonist and vocalist for The Happy Pals – a well known jazz band in Toronto. 

Multi instrumentalist, Andrew Bird speaks with Ali Lightfoot at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

DJ SaraTonin speaks with musician, Tierro about the 2014 Arise Festival coming up in August.

DJ Lou Wren speaks with Sam Bush, at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

Singer songwriter Gabrielle Louise visits with Ali Lightfoot and plays some tunes.

North Carolina bluegrass band Chatham County Line perform at the KVNF studios.

Paonia Cherry Days Festival organizers, Tina Walker and Skip Naft, talk about all the music and entertainment planned for this year's festival.

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Paonia singer songwriter, Moriah Woods talks with Ali Lightfoot shares her music.

The acoustic trio Mt Thelonious  dropped by the KVNF studios  to play a few tunes before their show at the Revolution Brewery in Paonia.

San Francisco-based indie folk soul artist, Sean Hayes speaks with Ali Lightfoot.

KVNF's Bill Powers visits with the duo of David Jacobs- Strain and Michelle McAfee.

The Hurricane speaks with jazz pianist, Lisa Hilton about her new album Kaleidoscope.

Amber McDaniel speaks with the husband and wife duo, "You Knew Me When."

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Mike Gwinn about his new CD,  "Still Goin 70 in a 55,"   Local producer and musician,  Dave Snider joins them.

KVNF's Willie Chicken interviews local musicians John Hutchison and David Snider.

Talkin Music: Lucius

Feb 20, 2014
JT Thomas

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot speaks with Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of the band Lucius the morning after their sold out show at the Paradise Theater in Paonia.

MC Big Samir of the Colorado Springs based hip hop group The Reminders talks with Ali Lightfoot.

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Paonia singer songwriter, Bill O'Brien.

On this episode of Talkin Music, KVNF's Ali Lightfoot and DJMJ speak with Monika Evstatieva, the director of NPR's All Things Considered.   Monika selects all the music you hear on the program and shares her secrets for finding the perfect music to accompany the news.

KVNF's SaraTonin speaks with Portland Oregon based electronic artist, Emancipator.

KVNFs Willie Chicken catches up with local musician, David Starr.

KVNF's DJ Hurricane speaks with New York based jazz pianist,  Marc Cary.

Talkin' Music: Talkin' Blues

Dec 2, 2013
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Lomax Collection [LC-DIG-ppmsc-00343 DLC]

For this very special, one-hour edition of Talkin' Music, we bring you a roundtable discussion on the blues. 

This Paonia-based duo just released a new CD called "Heart Like a Wheel."  KVNF's Ali Lightfoot talks with Bill Powers and Shelley Gray about their new tunes and events that inspired the album.   

Singer, Mollie O'Brien speaks with Marty Durlin.  Molly has released a number of Americana albums with her brother, Grammy- winner Tim O'Brien.  She has also released five positively received solo albums.  She is currently based in Denver, and regularly tours and performs with her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, as a duo.  Mollie and Rich will be performing at the Paradise Theater in Paonia on Friday November 8th.

Brian Cambria and Ali Lightfoot host a special tribute to Lou Reed,  including interviews and a retrospective of his work.

KVNF's Wednesday Morning Music Mix host Jeff Reynolds visits with legendary Texas singer-songwriter Willis Alan Ramsey, whose iconic 1972 self-titled album influenced almost every songwriter who came out of Texas in subsequent years. Ramsey's wife & musical partner Alison Rogers joins him. The two will perform in concert Friday, Oct. 18th in Montrose. The long-awaited 2nd album is previewed in the interview.

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot speaks to Isa and JoeAlan about life in Boulder and the new CD they're recording.

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot and Amber McDaniel catch up with rock and blues musician, Anders Osborne,  at the 2013 Telluride Blues and Brews Festival.

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