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Firehouse Sessions – Austin Lucas

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Bloomington native Austin Lucas stopped by WFHB to talk about his forthcoming new album, “Between the Moon and the Midwest” and play a few songs as a preview to his show at The Bishop on April 13. Songs performed: “Monroe County Nights”, “Unbroken Hearts” Coordinating Producer: Christine Brackenhoff Interview Host: Jim Manion Engineers: Dan Withered, Ilze Akersber, Cyndi Brubaker Originally aired …

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Throwback Thursday Session – Gillian Welch & David Rawlings April 3, 1999

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Mid to late 90s, Bloomington was already a regular stop for Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. They visited WFHB many times during this period. This recording is from April 3, 1999, before their gig at Second Story that night. Gillian and David return to Bloomington as The Dave Rawlings Machine on Friday, April 15, 2016. Songs performed: “One More Dollar”, …

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Firehouse Sessions – Seán Cleland & Jackie Moran

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Seán Cleland is an Irish fiddle player, music teacher, producer, and executive director of the Irish Music School of Chicago and has toured and recorded in bands such as Baal Tinne, The Drovers, Bohola, and more. Jackie Moran is a preeminent Bodhrán player in Chicago Irish music, and a founding and driving force of bands such as The Drovers, Comas, …

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Local Live – Jesse Slokum

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Jesse Slokum, a.k.a. Busker 4 Freedom, stops by WFHB to discuss his development as a musician. He plays a few songs that capture a hopeful perspective on society and the skewed perspective of one wearing beer goggles. SONGS 1.) Baby Spoons 2.) Outside Man 3.) Have you Heard? 4.) Beer Goggles Hosted by Frankie Ferrell Engineers: Dan Withered, Cindy Brubaker, …

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Throwback Thursday Session: The Wood Brothers

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On April 10, 2011 The Wood Brothers stopped by WFHB before their show at The Bishop, which was also our fund drive kickoff show that spring. During the session they made some erudite comments about their music and about community radio. The Wood Brothers return to Bloomington tonight, March 31, 2016, at The Bluebird. Songs performed: “Marianna”, “One More Day”, …

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Local Live – KP & ME

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Before KP & ME hits the road for their Drink n’ Cry Tour, they join us in WFHB’s Firehouse Studios for another action packed performance and interview session for Local Live! SONGS Blackout Memory Reel Sugar Daddy Hole Olive Garden Ecstasy ALF Indiana 37 Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Ferrell Executive Producer is …

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Firehouse Sessions – Craig Finn

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On March 16, 2016, singer/songwriter Craig Finn joined us at WFHB for a Firehouse Session in advance of his show that evening at the Bluebird. Craig played three tunes and discussed his transformation from punk rock preacher to vulnerable journeyman. Formerly of The Hold Steady, he was on tour supporting his sophomore solo release, “Faith In The Future.” SONGS 1. …

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Local Live – Lather-Sommer

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Lather-Sommer bring their heavy, hallucination-inducing chaos to WFHB’s Local Live! Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion Originally broadcast on March 9, 2016. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:38 — 27.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Firehouse Sessions – HoneyHoney

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On March 10th, we enjoyed a delightful in-studio session with HONEYHONEY before their performance at The Bishop. The duo, featuring Suzanne Santo and Ben Jaffe, released their album “3” last year. Track list: 1. “Whatchya Gonna Do Now” 2. “Yours to Bear” 3. “Big Man” Host: Christine Brackenhoff Engineers: Dan Withered and Jeffrey Morris Producer: Christine Brackenhoff Executive Producer: Jim …

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Firehouse Sessions – Heartless Bastards

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On Monday, March 7, Heartless Bastards stopped in for a special acoustic Firehouse Session before their sold-out show at The Bishop. Songs performed: 1. Hi-Line 2. The Fool 3. Gates of Dawn Hosted by Jim Manion. Produced by Christine Brackenhoff. Engineered by Dan Withered, Ilze Akersberg and Jim Lang. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:52 — 18.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | …

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