bluegrass

6:50am

Wed March 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

Bluegrass Signal: Trouble Round My Door

On Saturday, March 21st, guest co-host Todd Gracyk joins Peter Thompson to present some of his favorites by Red Allen, originally released 1957-1969, and including live recordings, obscure 45s, radio shows, and a few classics.  Red’s in the company of Frank Wakefield, the Osborne Brothers, Doyle Lawson, J.D. Crowe, David Grisman, and other bluegrass greats.

Saturday at 6:30pm.

1:46am

Thu October 23, 2014
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival This Saturday 3 to 8 pm

Quiles & Cloud

Five hours of live music coming your way on KALW 91.7, hosted by JoAnn Mar, Kevin Vance, and Peter Thompson  We'll be showcasing some of the Bay Area's finest local talent on Saturday October 25th from 3 to 8 pm.

Here's the line-up:

3:00 pm  Linsey Aitken & Ken Campbell:  This talented duo from Scotland performs original songs inspired by traditional, classical,  and contemporary music, where historically all three genres of music were interlinked in Scotland’s musical identity.

Read more

11:43pm

Sat March 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday!

FullSet

On Saturday March 29th  3:00 to 8:00 pm,  KALW's On-Air Folk Festival presents five hours of continuous live music by some of the Bay Area's finest musical talent.  Here's the line-up:

3:00 pm  Brass Farthing is an ensemble of stalwart lads that sings songs, raises good cheer, and otherwise makes merry in the company of friends both old and new. Their songs cover many periods and they perform historical, traditional, and contemporary compositions in traditional styles.

Read more

2:06pm

Mon November 4, 2013
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Sat. 3-8 pm

TriBeCaStan

Join KALW hosts JoAnn Mar, Kevin Vance, and Peter Thompson for another five hour live music extravaganza 3 to 8 pm this Saturday featuring a diverse range of musicians from around the Bay Area and beyond.  Our eclectic folk festival will cover Celtic, gypsy swing, bluegrass, old-time, Balkan, world-jazz, Jimi Hendrix, and everything in-between! 

Here's the line-up:

Read more

12:43pm

Sat June 22, 2013
Bluegrass Signal Sat. 6:30 pm

Windy Hill Live Today 6:30 pm

Windy Hill

"Bluegrass Signal" welcomes members of Windy Hill to the KALW studios.  The band started many years ago by two high school friends in Menlo Park.  Their music is inspired by the songs of Bill Monroe, Carter Stanley, and Jimmy Martin.  Henry Warde (mandolin), Ryan Breen (banjo), and Thomas Wille (guitar) usually form the band's power trio and Kyle McCabe (bass) holds down the beat.

Pages