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Brown County Day – Bartlett Foster Dutton

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Bartlett Foster Dutton joins us as part of our Spring Fund Drive special Brown County Day, performing live from the Pine Room Tavern in Nashville, IN!

Acoustic Roots Festival – May 23 – Tickets now available online!

WFHB is pleased to announce the lineup for the 8th annual WFHB Acoustic Roots Festival. Bloomington native and Americana favorite Austin Lucas will headline the event. His father, Bob Lucas, will perform prior to Austin’s set.

WFHB’s Acoustic Roots Festival, will be held on Saturday, May 23, hosted by Upland Brewing Company at 350 West 11th in Bloomington. Festival gates will open at 2:00pm, with music from 3pm-11pm.

WFHB’s Acoustic Roots Festival is a fundraiser for Bloomington Community Radio. The festival focuses on the rich heritage of American roots music and is a showcase for local and regional artists.

The full festival lineup also includes: Hogwire String Band,  Tim Grimm & Jan Lucas,  Rusted String Swindlers,  Mark & Misty and The Midnight Munchers,  Rikki Jean & the DWBs,  Chris Dollar, and The Jesse Lacy Trio.

Admission to WFHB’s Acoustic Roots Festival is $20.00 in advance and $25 at the gate, with all proceeds after expenses supporting WFHB. Children under 12 are free.

Advance tickets will be available at WFHB, Bloomingfoods, and Upland Brewing Company beginning Saturday, May 1.

Advance tickets are available now online at: www.showclix.com/event/WFHBAcousticRootsFestivalt

Youth Radio’s Mixed Nuts – Spring 2015

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The latest installment of Rhino’s Youth Radio’s Mixed Nuts podcast. Featuring sound collages and found sounds, 2014 year-in-review, 2015 resolutions, an impromptu off-beat superhero rundown and more!

Local Live – Myah Evans

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Myah Evans

Photo courtesy of Jim Lang

Up and coming artist Myah Evans visits the WFHB studios for an exclusive Local Live performance and interview! Myah shares with us how she got started, her ambitions as an artist, and her process of song writing. If you don’t know her yet, you will soon.

1. Night Owl
2. Pardon My Interruption
3. Everything’s Rosy Red
4. Brittle Bones
5. Flow This Way
6. Mosey Along

Hosted by Jar
Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered, Ilza Akerbergs
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Firehouse Sessions – Marshall Lewis

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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 Katie Moulton
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Local Live Remote – The Magmatix

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WFHB’s Local Live Remote broadcast takes us back to The Blockhouse to bring you ALL THE FUNK with The Magmatix as part of our Spring Fund Drive!

Broadcast signal engineered by Jim Lang
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Local Live Remote – Hunterchild

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WFHB’s Local Live Remote broadcast takes us back to The Blockhouse for an unforgettable set from Hunterchild in support of WFHB’s Spring Fund Drive!

Broadcast signal engineered by Jim Lang
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Producer is Jim Manion
Hosted by Jar

Jon Langford talks about Revenge of The Mekons

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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.

Firehouse Sessions – Robert Earl Keen

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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 inspired him to make his first bluegrass album and how the project/musicians came together.

The new album also features the talents of Lyle Lovett, Natalie Maines (Dixie Chicks) and Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek).

We also chat about Murder Ballads and how the intro to Walls of Time came about from Peter Rowan whilst recording with Lloyd Maines.

SONGS
“Walls of Time”
“Long Black Veil”

Hosted by Angela Backstrom
Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered
Produced by Katie Moulton
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired on April 7th, 2015.

Austin Lucas will be guest for Sweetheart of the Rodeo 4/11, 8 – 10 AM

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