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A weekly showcase of south central Indiana’s eclectic music scene. The producer for Local Live can be reached at locallive@wfhb.org or find out the latest information about Local Live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/spot.firehouse.

Local Live – Andy and Hank Ruff

Andy and Hank Ruff are joined by Daniel Deckard to play some honky tonk and country music that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Father and son carry on a family tradition that started with Andy and his brother Joe in The Dew Daddies. This is a pared down version of the band that plays at local venues with Jerry Miller …

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Local Live – IU Jacobs School of Music Plummer Ensemble

The IU Jacobs School of Music Plummer Ensemble plays modern jazz that blends a number of styles, personal and academic. They take a break for the night from campus and its practice rooms to share their considerable talent on-air. The ensemble is made up of Amanda Gardier (Alto Saxophone), Barclay Moffitt (Tenor Saxophone), Clay Wulbrecht (Piano), Jake Jezioro (Bass) and …

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Local Live – Emily Morrone

Emily Morrone is an Indianapolis-based singer/songwriter who makes pop music, using vocals, guitar and a loop pedal. Her music focuses on relationships and the pain, turmoil and joy that can come along with them. These grooves are more infectious than someone may expect from a solo artist. Originally Aired: 10/18/17 Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered, Ilze Akerbergs

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Local Live – Fuzzy Bunny Fish Fry

Fuzzy Bunny Fish Fry plays a fun variety of rock, blues, pop, rockabilly, reggae, country, funk and dance music – even a sci – fi space epic instrumental. In a few words, they are a fun rock and roll band. They have a CD named, “Show.” The band members are JT – lead guitar and vocals; Dusty Dawn – drums …

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Call & Response at Blockhouse Bar – a WFHB Local Live Broadcast

WFHB’s Local Live crew will be broadcasting live jazz from Blockhouse Bar on Wednesday, November 1st, featuring Ben Lumsdaine and his Call & Response House band – Ben Lumsdaine (drums), Evan Main (piano), Philip Wailes (bass), Sophie Faught (tenor saxophone). Join us at Blockhouse Bar or on the air for two exciting sets of modern jazz, Bloomington style. First set …

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Local Live – Huckleberry Funk

Huckelberry Funk consists of Dexter Clardy (lead singer), Mike Gronsky (guitar), Alex Dura (keys, saxophone), Brennan Johns (keys, horns), Matt McConahay (bass), Lex Lindsey (drums). The band is a high-powered funk, rock, and soul band based in Bloomington, Indiana. Fresh on the scene, their dynamic live shows have earned them a reputation as one of the most exciting and entertaining …

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Local Live – Cari Ray

Cari Ray, who can often be found playing in wineries or breweries, brings her love of storytelling and traditional American music to the WFHB airwaves. She and Dionne Ward perform songs about authoritarian church figures and pay a tribute to Patsy Cline in this set. Cari is also a co-producer of The Brown County Hour on WFHB, and regularly contributes …

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Local Live – Robbie Sherman

Robbie Sherman (lead vocals, guitar, and keyboard) was accompanied by Cameron Vanover (drums), and Ryan Engle (lead rhythm guitar and vocals). Primarily a rock band, their music reflects multi-genre influences. Several of their songs will be included on the soon to be released record “Robbie Sherman Loves You (But Not Like That).” Robbie and Ryan have been playing together for …

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Local Live – Toby Foster

Toby is a singer-songwriter turned powerpop full band. The group consisting of Toby himself on guitar, Matthew Lynch on drums, and Cathleen Paquet on guitar/bass recently released their first album together titled, “100 Ways.” Toby describes his music as “catchy and poppy, with sincere and direct lyrics.” Their new album can be found on their bandcamp, tobyfoster.bandcamp.com. Originally Aired: 7-19-17 …

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Local Live – Kacie Swierk

Kacie is currently based in Bloomington, IN. She is a 22-year old musician, singer and songwriter. Her music is mixed between folk, roots, and blues. Kacie’s songs strive for authenticity in both lyricism and composition. Her debut album, “This is Water,” was released on June 10th. She describes her music as being, “Laid back, but powerful. Stripped down, but bold.” …

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