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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 – Elm Heights – January 24, 2018

Hank and Will started playing music together in elementary school where they sang the National Anthem at games and covered songs like “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz at school events. Since then they have began writing their own songs as Elm Heights. Elm Heights is Hank Ruff (mandolin/vocals), Will Riggert (guitar/vocals), Daniel Deckard (bass) and Devon Rigali (percussion). They play acoustic …

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Local Live – Doozie – December 13, 2017

 Doozie plays sleepy power-pop that is heavily influenced by ’90s-era music of the same ilk. They have written a few songs of aggressive, self-reflective music that will help you exercise your own demons, with promises of more to come. Doozie is Christina Vines (Vocals/Guitar), Devin Silvers (Bass), Andrew Slater (Drums), and Jason Cotton (Guitar). SET LIST 1.) bad taste 2.) …

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Local Live – Pushing Daisy’s – January 17, 2018

Inspired by Phish, The Greatful Dead and other seminal jam bands, Pushing Daisy’s combines the musical minds of Max Heyob (guitar/vocals), Tony Stinett (drums), Mark Stinett (bass), Chris Willsey (percussion/vocals), Cole Swany (keyboard) and Chuck Wilson (guitar). During this performance they filled the studio with energy as they warmed up for their gig at the Players Pub the next night. …

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Local Live – Blood Red Moon – January 10, 2018

Jared Spoonmore twists folk and metal together in a project called Blood Red Moon. He started his musical journey on tuba but after being exposed to bands like Metallica, Nirvana and Green Day, he was inspired to start playing guitar at 13. He played in a metal band called Purgatorium right out of high school before turning back to acoustic …

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Local Live – Anna Wrasse – December 20, 2017

Anna Wrasse and Phillip Hammond are only fifteen years old and already quite accomplished musicians. Anna recently performed for a second time at the Ferdinand Folk Festival, where she had previously won in the 2016 youth division. Phillip won the 2016 New World Youth Orchestra Young Artist Competition, and was recently featured on “The Weekly Special” on Indiana Public Media. …

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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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