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Naytronix Interview

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Bloomington native Nate Brenner had a grand homecoming last fall when his band Tuneyards headlined Lotus Festival 2015. On April 6, 2016, Nate returned to Bloomington with his electronic music project Naytronix. WFHB’s Christine Brackenhoff interviewed Nate live on WFHB and featured some tracks from his latest Naytronix album Mr. Divine.

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Firehouse Sessions – Will Johnson

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In Bloomington for a house concert, Will Johnson performed live on WFHB on May 26, 2016. A prolific songwriter, producer and performer, Will Johnson has been a member of Centromatic, South San Gabriel and Monsters of Folk – along with a string of solo albums and collaborations, including one with the late Jason Molina. His most recent release is Swan City Vampires and he performed …

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Firehouse Sessions – M. Ward

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In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is M. Ward. M. Ward is up to album no. 8 and just released More Rain early March 2016. He is in town to play a show at the Bluebird with Big Thief & NAF. We chat about the new album, his many collaborations on this and other albums, producing Mavis …

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Get Lotus Music & Arts Festival 2016 Weekend Passes!

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We are excited to partner with Lotus this year and offer WFHB supporters the opportunity to help two great organizations through your donation to WFHB. Get your tickets now!

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Local Live – Rikki Jean and the DWBs

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Rikki Jean and the DWBs are back in the studio to play some new rockin’ blues originals and promote the release of an album. The band has an addition of a horn section since last year on Local Live, now including a horn section. The 7-piece band is lead by Rikki Jean, the singer-songwriter of the group. SONGS 1.) Sad …

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Local Live – Hex Mundi

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Hex Mundi brings their blend of psychedelic garage rock from Indianapolis. The band is comprised of husband and wife, Justin Renner (Electric Mandolin, vocals) and Stephanie Renner (drums, backing vocals), and rounded out with Zachary Hall (lead guitar), Andrew Roti (bass), Wylie Peach (guitar, backing vocals) and Alex McGail (keys). The individual tastes and preferences of each band member come …

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Local Live – Kentucky Nightmare

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Kentucky Nightmare is back with a new album showcasing the rock quartet’s raw power, energy, and beauty. Since 2004 the band has survived numerous personnel lineup changes but the one constant has always been singer-songwriter Simon Moore, who can often be found busking the streets of Bloomington and Evansville. The new album “In The House Facing South” was recorded at …

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Local Live – Grace Minnick

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Grace got started in music at the age of five and now as an IU freshman is opening for bands at the Buskirk-Chumley and performing in various venues around Bloomington and Ft. Wayne. Listen to her strum well-crafted songs about her relationships with other people and her phone. SONGS 1. Optimism 2. Third Wheel 3. Tiny Town 4. 18 Summers …

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Firehouse Sessions – Evie Ladin & Keith Terry

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In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Evie Ladin & Keith Terry. Evie is about to release new album Jump The Fire available from May 6th. We get the chance to chat with Evie and Keith about the new record, Evie’s songwriting challenge, forthcoming tour and Keith’s interest in body music. SONGS 1. “Jump The Fire” 2. …

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Sam Bush Interview

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Sam Bush and his band New Grass Revival were a prime influence in the progressive bluegrass movement of the 1970s. In the years since, Sam’s music has continued to evolve and remains an inspiration for a new generation of artists including Punch Brothers, Sierra Hull, Leftover Salmon and any more. WFHB’s Music Director Jim Manion recently got the chance to …

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