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Firehouse Sessions

Firehouse Sessions bring you the best local, national and international musical acts for intimate performances and exclusive interviews.

Firehouse Sessions – Eleni Mandell

Eleni Mandell stopped by the WFHB studios for a live Firehouse Session prior to her solo acoustic show at The Bishop on July 29, 2015. She performed three songs from her new album Dark Lights Up – “Someone to Love Like You”, “What Love Can Do”, and “China Garden Cafe”. Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Mike Chrastil & Jim …

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Firehouse Sessions – Eilen Jewell

In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Eilen Jewell accompanied by band members Jason Beek, Shawn Supra and local Jerry Miller.  Eilen Jewell is here from Boise, ID playing at The Bishop whilst touring her new album “Sundown Over Ghost Town”. We get the chance to chat with Eilen day one of her current mid west tour.  Eilen Jewell chats to us about her autobiographical writing style and …

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Firehouse Sessions – Dale Watson

In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Dale Watson and His Texas Two (Mike Bernal & Chris Crepps). Dale Watson is in town to perform at the annual Road Rocket Rumble (Rockabilly Festival) in Indianapolis. He is currently touring his new album “Call Me Insane” across the country with his band. We chat about making the new …

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Firehouse Sessions – Hot Rize

Hot Rize stopped by WFHB to play a live set on their way to headlining the John Hartford Memorial Festival in Bean Blossom. Hot Rize includes Nick Forster, the host of e-Town, the nationally syndicated program which airs on WFHB Sundays at 6pm. Tim O’Brien – mandolin and vocals Nick Forster – bass and vocals Brian Sutton – guitar and vocals Pete …

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Firehouse Session – Dana Lyons

In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session all the way from Bellingham, Washington is Dana Lyons. Dana Lyons is in town for his show at The Bishop a fundraiser for HEARTWOOD. Heartwood is a regional network that protects forests and supports community activism in the eastern United States through education, advocacy, and citizen empowerment. Lyon’s plays two shows …

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Firehouse Sessions – Jesse Lacy & Hilary Scott

Jesse Lacy returns to the WFHB studio, this time he is joined by Hilary Scott, winner of the Folk/Americana Album Of The Year from The National Traditional Country Music Association. SONGS 1. Pack of Dogs 2. Calls from Springfield 3. Like I Did

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Firehouse Sessions – Marshall Lewis

Marshall Lewis is a young singer/songwriter who grew up in Bloomington. He played a WFHB “Fund Drive Live” Firehouse Session before his show at The Bishop. He was accompanied by Zach Stoltz on drums. SONGS 1. Lessons of Loss 2. Wild 3. I Knew You The Most Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Jim Lang and Dan Withered Produced by …

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Jon Langford talks about Revenge of The Mekons

Jon Langford of The Mekons talks with WFHB Music Director Jim Manion about director Joe Angio’s new documentary Revenge of The Mekons. The film is screening April 10-12 in Bloomington at The Ryder Film Series.

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Firehouse Sessions – Robert Earl Keen

In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session all the way from Texas is Robert Earl Keen.  Robert Earl Keen and full band are in town for his show at The Bluebird whilst touring his new album “Happy Prisoner – The Bluegrass Sessions”. This album has reached no.1 on the Billboard Bluegrass. Robert Earl Chats to us about what …

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Firehouse Sessions – Evie Ladin & Keith Terry

Evie Ladin and Keith Terry visited the WFHB studio as part of their spring tour of the MIdwest. They combine old-time roots, body music, and original songs. Evie is a former Bloomingtonian who was also a WFHB DJ. Now based in Oakland, CA, both Evie and Keith are involved in a variety of musical projects. For their Firehouse Session they …

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