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2:52 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Talkin Music: Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer

Credit Brooke Warren

Songwriter Cahalen Morrison and his band Country Hammer offer up comforting sounds of country and western’s roots with their latest release,  The Flower of Muscle Shoals.   Band members Cahalen Morrison and Jim Miller spoke with Ali Lightfoot after their performance for the KVNF Field Sessions.

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Sugar's Picks November 17, 2014
12:11 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

Sugar's Picks November 17, 2014

The New Basement Tapes / Lost On The River / Harvest

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week of November 17, 2014

1. The New Basement Tapes / Lost On The River / Harvest: T Bone Burnett does it again with Dylan lyrics, Marcus Mumford, Jim James, Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddons & Taylor Goldsmith making the music come alive. 

2. Bryan Ferry / Avonmore / BMG: The British Rocker is back with 8 new tracks and 2 covers and joined by Ronnie Spector, Flea, Maceo Parker, Mark Knopfler, Johnny Marr & More...

Sugar's Picks November 10, 2014
7:03 pm
Sun November 9, 2014

Sugars Picks November 10, 2014

Arthur Russell-Various Artists / Master Mix-Red Hot / Yep Roc

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites at KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of November 10, 2014

1. Arthur Russell / Various Artists / Master Mix Red Hot / Yep Roc:  The Cellist/Composer/Electronic Pioneer Arthur Russell is honored for his mastery in this tribute release featuring a variety of talents (Jose Gonzalez, Sufjan Stevens, Phosphorescent, Blood Orange...)

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Sugar's Picks November 3, 2014
6:48 pm
Sun November 2, 2014

Sugar's Picks November 3, 2014

JD McPherson / The Warm Covers EP / Rounder

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of November 3, 2011

1. JD McPherson / The Warm Covers / Rounder:  Hailing from Oklahoma, JD & his band mix it up on the 4 track EP (You'll be begging for more) with their own take on Rock & Roll, R&B and Roots - Covering a  Billy Boy Arnold tune ("I Wish You Would")  and a Nick Lowe tune ("Rome Wasn't Built In A Day"), they make it all their own.

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MUSIC
2:10 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Talkin Music: Murder Ballad Medley

Ali Lightfoot speaks with musicians Justin Thompson,  Gabrielle Louise, Brodie Kinder and Mel Williams before their Paonia Murder Ballad Medley show at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts to celebrate Halloween.

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MUSIC
11:54 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Talkin Music: Zach Deputy

Zach Deputy is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter based in Savannah, GA and best known for his live looping shows. He describes his style as "island-infused drum n' bass gospel ninja soul."   Ali Lightfoot interviewed Zach at the 2014 Telluride Blues and Brews Fest.

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MUSIC
11:10 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Talkin Music: The Record Company

KVNF's Amber McDaniel speaks with Chris Voss of LA based blues band  The Record Company.

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

Sugar's Picks October 20, 2014

Kindness / Otherness / Mom & Pop

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week Of October 20, 2014

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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