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Local Live

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 – 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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Local Live – Martin’s Boogie Three

Martinie’s Boogie Three describe their music as piano-crazed 1950s dance music and more. They are comprised of Ross E Martinie Eiler on piano, Joe Donnelly on saxophone, and John Valdez on drums. Frontman Ross Martinie Eiler’s response to the question, will 50’s music make a comeback? Is simply, “Don’t call it a comeback if it never left.” Originally Aired: 6/28/17 …

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Local Live – Ron Kadish

When not on the road, Ron Kadish (bass) has been playing funky jazz and world music in and around Bloomington with many different projects since 1993. In addition to performing with a number of musicians, he wears a number of musical hats. He’s a composer, bandleader, bassist, educator, and now publicist for Rock, Paper, Scissors Inc. Joining Ron on this …

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Local Live – Blood Red Moon

Blood Red Moon (Jared Spoonmore and Jay Hayse) play apocalyptic, metal-influenced, acoustic rock. The two are from Bedford and have been playing together since the age of 13. They are looking to complete their ensemble with a drummer and perhaps a move to electrical instruments. In the meantime, they are managing a fairly wicked message of doom with their current …

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Local Live – Cody Ikerd and The Sidewinders

Cody Ikerd and The Sidewinders play traditional outlaw country music in the vein of Merle Haggard, whom they covered in their performance. They’ve had the opportunity to open for The Kentucky Headhunters and Nashville’s Mark Collie. The band consists of Cody Ikerd (vocals, acoustic guitar), Jason Thompson (Lead Guitar), Chuck Crawford (Bass), and Donnie Hill (drums). 1.) Honest Man 2.) …

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Local Live – The Stone Parachutes

The Stone Parachutes’ are a multi-genre band. Their music spans rock, pop, blues, and many others. While the band has been playing together for only a few months, they have had a number of gigs – The Players Pub, Upland Brewery, Tin Roof (Indianapolis), and Stable Studios Open Jam. The band members are Connor Andrei- bass, John Donlon- Drums, Lilly …

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