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Sam Bush Interview

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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As the Lotus World Music Festival approaches, WFHB’s Adriane Pontecorvo chats with Canada’s Delhi 2 Dublin. Delhi 2 Dublin set is possibly the only place you’ll see a fiddle player rocking out with a kilt-wearing Korean, flanked by two Bhangra percussionists and a vocalist who looks like he would be at home in a Bollywood music video. The group began …

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As Bloomington gears up for the upcoming Lotus World Music Festival, WFHB’s Tall Steve chats with singer-songwriter Bhi Bihman. American singer-songwriter Bhi Bhiman is known for his fine guitar playing, his clever and edgy lyrics, and a remarkable voice that has earned comparisons to such artists as Nina Simone and Bill Withers. “What a voice Bhi Bhiman has, full-bodied and …

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As Bloomington counts down the days before Lotus World Music Festival, WFHB’s Jim Manion chats with tUnE-yArDs’ own Nate Brenner. tUnE-yArDs is fresh, avant-garde, experimental, groovy, poppy, funky — pick a word to describe Merrill Garbus’s band and a reviewer somewhere in the world has already used it. Garbus and her collaborator, bassist (and Bloomington native) Nate Brenner, along with …

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T-Bone Burnett talks about Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

WFHB Music Director Jim Manion talks with legendary producer T-Bone Burnett about Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the musical theater collaboration of John Mellencamp, Stephen King and T-Bone Burnett. The show is being staged at IU Auditorium on October 10 and 26, and at Clowes Hall in Indianapolis on October 18. WFHB has a limited number of tickets for the …

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