MUSIC

Sugar's Picks October 20, 2014
2:28 pm
Sat October 18, 2014

Sugar's Picks October 20, 2014

Kindness / Otherness / Mom & Pop

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1. Kindness / Otherness/ Mom & Pop: Adam Bainbridge ("Kindness") incorporates Jazz, Disco, R&B, Funk, Pop, Piano, Horns, Bass,  plus Robyn, Blood Orange, Kelela and more to create a beautiful mixture of sound and sensuality.

2. Making Movies / A La Deriva / United Interests: The Kansas City group is based on 2 Panamanian Brothers, produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, and they tastefully blend  Latin, BiLingual, Afro Cuban Rhythms.

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Sugar's Picks October 13, 2014
1:56 pm
Sat October 11, 2014

Sugar's Picks October 13, 2014

Kevin Kinsella/ Riding Higher Still / VPPal-ITown Music

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week Of October 13, 2014

1. Kevin Kinsella / Riding Higher Still / VPpal-ITown Music:  As a youth he opened for Toots & The Maytals & went on to found  "John Brown's Body" and "10Ft Ganga Plant" and comes to us now with his own brand of Roots Reggae sound.

2. Hozier / Hozier / Columbia: 13 Tracks, profound lyrics, distinctive voice.

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MUSIC
4:58 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Talkin Music: Wendy Woo

Colorado musician Wendy Woo speaks with KVNF's Ali Lightfoot.

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Sugar's Picks October 6, 2014
1:40 pm
Sat October 4, 2014

Sugar's Picks October 6, 2014

Nikki Yanofsky / Little Secret / A440

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of October 6,2014

1. Nikki Yanofsky / Little Secret / A440: With Quincy Jones as mentor & producer, her own  huge talent  & sassy voice, her 2nd CD is rich with Soulful, Jazzy, Pop tracks & well worth the listen.

2. Prince / Art of Official Age / WB: Everybody should  love Prince - Opening liner notes tell it all: "there used to be a time when music was a spiritual healing 4 the body, soul & mind..."

MUSIC
11:00 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Talkin Music: Patrick Sweany

Musician Patrick Sweany packs a serious punch combining  old school blues, rock, soul, country and folk.   KVNF's Ali Lightfoot spoke with the  musician after his third show of the day at the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival. 

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Sugar's Picks September 29, 2014
1:53 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Sugar's Picks September 29, 2014

Various Artists / Take Me To the River / Stax

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of September 29, 2014

1. Various Artists / Take Me To The River / Stax: Legendary Southern Blues/ Soul/R&B artists (Bobby Blue Bland, Mavis Staples, Bobby Rush, Booker T, Charlie Musselwhite...) team up with the newer interpretive artists (Snoop Dogg, Yo Gotti, Al Kapone, P-Nut..) and make for a unique mix of music from the soundtrack.

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Sugar's Picks Sept 22, 2014
2:17 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

Sugar's Picks Sept 22, 2014

Blake Mills / Heigh Ho / Verve

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of Sept. 22nd, 2014

1.  Blake Mills / Heigh Ho / Verve: Great musicianship from the California guitarist who has been a session player for everyone from DangerMouse  to Norah Jones, is coproducer on the next Alabama Shakes release and is joined here by Don Was, Jim Keltner & Fiona Apple.

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MUSIC
4:00 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Talkin Music: Shakey Graves

Credit Ali Lightfoot

Austin singer, songwriter and guitar virtuoso Shakey Graves  speaks with Ali Lightfoot about his new CD - “And the War Came."    Ali caught up with the 27 year old musician backstage at the Telluride Blues and Brews festival. 

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MUSIC
12:44 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Talkin Music: Jim Lauderdale

Americana artist, Jim Lauderdale speaks with Ali Lightfoot at the San Juan String Fest.

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Sugar's Picks September 15, 2014
5:12 pm
Sat September 13, 2014

Sugar's Picks September 15, 2014

Mindi Abair / Wild Heart / Heads Up

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of September 15, 2014

1. Mindi Abair / Wild Heart / Heads Up: Pretty girl that can play her Sax and sing and she is right there with her guests  Trombone Shorty, Keb Mo, Booker T Jones, Joe Perry, Waddy Wachtel  & Gregg Allman!

2. Hot Rize / When I'm Free / Ten in Hand:  First studio album in 25 years from  Bluegrass music's legendary Tim O'Brien, Nick Forster, Pete Wernick and Bryan Sutton (replacing the late Charles Sawtelle)!

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KVNF LIVE
1:25 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

KVNF Live! - Baskery, with the Broke Down Van Jazz Band, 8/28/14

Pickin' In the Park Concert Series, Week 4 - Baskery, with opening act The Broke Down Van Jazz Band (aka Jon Hickam & Lindsay "Laser Kid" Kotowich)

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Sugar's Picks September 8, 2014
2:20 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

Sugar's Picks September 8, 2014

Johnny Winter / Step Back / Megaforce

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out the New Music For The Week of September 8, 2014

1. Johnny Winter / Step Back / Megaforce: A bittersweet favorite from the Blues/Rock legend who left too soon -  Joined  by Ben Harper, Eric Clapton, Dr John, Joe Bonamassa, Brian Stezer & more,  it is a rocking tribute...

2. Trigger Hippy / Trigger Hippy / Rounder:  Joan Osborne, Jackie Greene, Black Crowes Steve Gorman, plus Tom Bukovac & Nick Govrik do it all under the name of Trigger Hippy & it is hot!

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KVNF LIVE
5:14 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

KVNF Live! - Drew Emmitt Band, with Simpler Times Bluegrass, 8/14/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Pickin' In the Park Concert Series, Week 3 - The Drew Emmitt Band with Simpler Times Bluegrass

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KVNF LIVE
1:00 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

KVNF Live - Miss Tess & the Talkbacks, 8/14/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Pickin' In the Park Concert Series, Week 2 - Miss Tess & The Talkbacks with Kipori Woods

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KVNF LIVE
7:09 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

KVNF Live! - Shinyribs, with Locust Honey, 8/7/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Pickin' In the Park Concert Series, Week 1 - Shinyribs, with opening act Locust Honey

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MUSIC
12:22 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Talkin Music: Baskery

The three sisters that make up the Swedish band, Baskery,  stop by KVNF to play some tunes and chat with KVNF's Willie Chicken.

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Sugar's Picks September 1, 2014
2:03 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

Sugar's Picks September 1, 2014

Kyle Hollingsworth / Speed Of Life / Sci Fidelity

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of September 1, 2014

1. Kyle Hollingsworth / Speed Of Life / Sci Fidelity: He plays keyboards; electric piano, Hammond organ, clavinet &  synthesizer - You may know him from String Cheese Incident &  his collaborations with Robert Hunter - The CD was recorded during the flood in Boulder 2013 and has many great Colorado artists joining him.

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KVNF LIVE
3:05 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

KVNF Live! - Peter Rowan & Dirty Kitchen, with Bruce Hayes - 7/31/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

The 5th & final week of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series featured Peter Rowan with Dirty Kitchen, along with opening act Bruce Hayes. (Dirty Kitchen bandleader Frank Solivan was absent due to the recent death of his mother. Our condolences to the Solivan family.)

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Sugar's Picks Aug 25, 2014
1:12 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Sugar's Picks August 25, 2014

Sinead O'Connor / I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss / Nettwerk

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of August 25, 2014

1. Sinead O'Connor / I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss / Nettwerk: She's Back!

New Releases For The Week of August 25, 2014

MUSIC
9:50 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Talkin Music: San Juan String Fest

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot,  Rick Watts and Thomas Smith are joined by Jack Young of the Chipeta Solar Springs Lodge to discuss the upcoming KVNF fundraiser.  Hear music from John Cowan, Grant Farm, Jim Lauderdale and Drew Emmitt, just some of the performers at this year's fest.

For tickets to this event visit: http://sanjuanstringfest.com/

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KVNF LIVE
12:27 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

KVNF Live! - Zongo Junction, w/The Royal We, 7/24/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Week 4 of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series

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Sugar's Picks August 18, 2014
1:48 pm
Sat August 16, 2014

Sugar's Picks August 18, 2014

Bernhoft / Islander / Big Picnic

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week Of August 18, 2014

1. Bernhoft / Islander / Big Picnic: He's Norwegian and he is Soulful! 11 great tracks! Play them all...

2. Next Level Sound Station / Sunken City Soundtrack / Next Level Sound Station: The Reggae/Dub Soundtrack offers an "Authentic Jamaican Sound" with Blake Colie of "The Lions," Black Shakespeare, Nuby Dan & Jared Meeker - It will take you back...

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KVNF LIVE
4:40 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

KVNF Live! - Orgone, with The Andy Frasco Band, 7/17/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Week 3 of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series

Orgone is a synergy of eight musicians, at the core of which are keyboardist Dan Hastie and guitarist Sergio Rios, who have been chiseling their distinctively timeless sound since their teens. Each band member shines in his own right, but together their chemistry results in a sweeping sound more tenacious than the sum of its considerable parts.

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MUSIC
4:00 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Talkin Music: Kevin Russell

Credit John Gutierrez

Shinyribs front man Kevin Russell plays some tunes and chats with Ali Lightfoot and Willie Chicken.

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MUSIC
11:33 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Talkin Music: Kipori Woods

Blues man Kipori Woods stops by the KVNF studios before his show at the  Revolution Brewery in Paonia.

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MUSIC
12:30 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

Sugar's Picks Aug 11, 2014

Smokey Robinson / Smokey & Friends / Verve

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of August 11, 2014

1.Smokey Robinson & Friends / Smokey & Friends / Verve: He's been around a very long time & he brings the likes of CeeLo Green, Mary J Blige, John Legend, Aloe Blacc, James Taylor, Ledisi... to refresh his hits.

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MUSIC
9:49 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Local Motion: Backyard Concert

Marisa Anderson playing a backyard concert in Paonia.
Credit Andrew Cullen

Folk and blues guitarist, Marisa Anderson and alternative country artist, Jesse Hadden chat with Ali Lightfoot before their backyard performance in Paonia.

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KVNF LIVE
8:14 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

KVNF Live! - Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams, with Lash LaRue

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Week 2 of the 2014 Ridgway Concert Series features Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams, with opening act Lash LaRue.

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Sugar's Picks Aug 4, 2014
1:47 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

Sugar's Picks August 4, 2014

The Young Presidents / Coalition / MKM

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of August 4, 2014

1. The Young Presidents / Coalition / MKM: With Ivan Neville on 2 tracks, South African "Blondie" and Galactic/Living Colour's vocalist Corey Glover on a bunch more cuts, the Rock is rough and the Funk is there too.

2. Benjamin Booker / Benjamin Booker /ATO: Based in New Orleans and on tour with Jack White, B.B.'s debut release is a hard Rocker with his raspy delivery and a Boggie, Bluesy sense of Soul.

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MUSIC
3:55 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Talkin Music: Orion Freeman

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

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