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Firehouse Sessions – Nora Jane Struthers

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In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Nora Jane Struthers accompanied by Joe Overton.  Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line are here from Nashville, TN playing at local venue The Bishop whilst touring their new album “Wake”. We get the chance to chat with Struthers day 2 of her next hectic three month tour schedule across the USA.  Struthers chats to us about her new autobiographical writing style, inspired by love and what was involved with getting this album ready and out on the road.

SONGS
1. “The Other Side”
2. “Mistake”
3. “The South”

Hosted by Angela Backstrom
Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered
Produced by Katie Moulton
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired on February 26th, 2015.

Local Live – Joe Donnelly and the Indulgences

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Joe Donnelly and the Indulgences play us some tracks from their new album “Everyday.” Joe is a middle school band director and the song themes are drawn from that experience.

SONGS
1. Everyday
2. Step One
3. Workin’
4. Mud Covered Toes
5. I’m Getting Tired

Joe Donnelly: Electric Guitar, Saxophone, Keyboard, Guitar Vocal
Kevin MacDowell (AKA Kid Kazooey): Electric Guitar, Keyboard, Vocal
Scott Kellogg: Bass, Vocals
Jay Olson: Drums

Hosted by Frankie Ferrell
Engineered by Jim Lang & Matt Gwaltney
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Produced by Jim Manion

Local Live – Kenan Rainwater Band

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Local Indiana boy Kenan Rainwater and company explore new songwriting territory and share with us new music from his new release “The River Flows”.

1. Doin’ Alright
2. Oh My, My
3. Let the River Flow
4. No Home without You
5. Indiana Holding You

Hosted by Jar Turner
Engineered by Dan Withered, Adam Reichle, and Ilze Akerbergs
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Firehouse Sessions – Glen Hansard

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Irish singer-songwriter and bandleader Glen Hansard stopped by for a very special Firehouse Session before a sold-out show at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. He is best-known for his work with The Frames and the Swell Season, as well as his lead role in the musical film Once, which won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Next month, Hansard releases a tribute EP for late Bloomington musician Jason Molina, and he spoke emotionally about his friendship with Molina and performed the Songs:Ohia song “Hold On, Magnolia.”

SONGS
1. “Hold On, Magnolia” (Songs:Ohia cover)
2. “Paying My Way”

Hosted and Produced by Katie Moulton
Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Firehouse Sessions – Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus

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Riley Baugus and Dirk Powell have been crossing musical paths since their teenage years. 30 years later they have officially teamed up as a duo, which brought them to Bloomington as part of the Lotus Blossoms series. They have just released their first duo album. “Tomorrow Morn”. On their visit to WFHB, they played old-time fiddle/banjo tunes, a Dock Boggs song, and a little Louisiana swamp blues.

SONGS
1. “Sally In The Garden/Breakin’ Up Christmas”
2. “The False Hearted Lover Blues”
3. “Drifiting Blues”

Hosted by Jim Manion
Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Produced by Katie Moulton
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired on February 24, 2015.

Local Live – Chainsaw Mondays

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On this week’s Local Live, Chainsaw Mondays rocks us the folk out with their unique blend of rock n’ roll, blistering horns and lyrical wit.

Chainsaw Mondays is:
Tim Baker: Electric guitar and vocals
Michael Pruitt: Bass
Scott Currie: Drums
Aaron Comforty: Trumpet
Ben Fowler: Baritone Sax

SONGS
1. Country Blues No. 2
2. Water Dries
3. Door on a Roof
4. Bridge
5. Moving uptown
6. One More Time

Hosted by Jar Turner
Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered, Adam Reichle, and Matt Gwaltney
Produced by Erin Toby
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Firehouse Sessions – The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band had the whole WFHB building shaking with their foot stomping country blues rave up. Playing three songs off their brand new album “So Delicious” they took us from the happy (Pot Roast and Kisses) to the angry (Scream At the Night) to the boastful and blistering (Front Porch Trained). These Brown County ambassadors of hot licks and ear to ear smiles gave us the perfect primer not only for the new album, but also the six month long world tour they’re about to embark on.

The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band is Reverend Peyton, Breezy Peyton, Ben Bussell

SONGS
1. Pot Roast and Kisses
2. Scream At The Night
3. Front Porch Trained

Hosted by: Mat Alano-Martin
Engineered by: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Producer: Katie Moulton
Executive Producer: Jim Manion

Firehouse Follies returns March 1 with ‘Men in Mauve,’ guest David Olney

ARE THERE ALIENS IN BLOOMINGTON? WFHB’s Firehouse Follies Spring show, “Men in Mauve,” will take a good, hard look at this question. Don’t miss it: Sunday, March 1, 4-6 p.m. at the Ivy Tech Waldron Whikehart Fish Auditorium. Don’t miss it. Your very survival might be at stake here!

David Olney

david_olney_webMaster craftsman, acclaimed singer/songwriter and globe-trotting performer David Olney has released 20 albums over four decades, including six live recordings. His music has been prominently featured in ABC-TV’s Nashville and he stellar songs have been recorded by Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Del McCoury, Tim O’Brien and Steve Young, among many others.

Local Live REMOTE from The Blockhouse presents: Peter Oren

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WFHB’s monthly Local Live REMOTE series breaks new ground inside the newly established Blockhouse studio with a special live performance by Peter Oren!

Master of Ceremonies:  Jar Turner
WFHB engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired live on February 4, 2015 in front of a live studio audience.

Local Live REMOTE from The Blockhouse presents: WATER

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WFHB’s monthly Local Live REMOTE series breaks new ground inside the newly established Blockhouse studio with a special live performance by Water!

SONGS
1. How Many Days
2. ¿Qué Hora es?
3. Quarter Til’ Ten
4. Looking For a Way
5. Get Down (Our Way)
6. Hanging Gardens

Master of Ceremonies:  Jar Turner
WFHB engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired live on February 4, 2015 in front of a live studio audience.

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