Friday, June 29, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL for June 30

Jeri-Lynn Schulke of ArtsCenter Stage will join me on The ArtSpot for June 30 on Chapel Hill's WCHL-AM 1360 and http://www.chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php We'll be talking about 10x10 in the Triangle at The ArtsCenter with the directors of two of the plays - Julie Tomkovick and John Boni. The show airs live at 11:30 AM Eastern and is already available online.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL June 23 2012

We have a very special edition of The ArtSpot for June 23 on Chapel Hill's WCHL-AM 1360 and http://www.chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php
My guest is Jorma Kaukonen, the original Jefferson Airplane guitarist, who will appear at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro on July 9 in Hot Tuna with Jack Cassidy and Barry Mitterhoff.
The show airs live at 11:30 AM Eastern and is already available online.

Friday, June 15, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL for June 16

ArtsCamp started at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC with 99 young campers and a bevy of outstanding instructors. My guests on The ArtSpot for June 16 on Chapel Hill's WCHL-AM 1360 and http://www.chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php will tell you all about ArtsCamp 2012 and the remaining ten weeks of classes and fun.

Friday, June 8, 2012

ArtSpot on WCHL for June 9

My guests on The ArtSpot for June 9 on Chapel Hill's WCHL-AM 1360 and http://www.chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php are Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery who will be appearing at  the Arts Center in Carrboro on Sunday, June 10 with the Sacred Arts Tour and Molly Ledford from Lunch Money, the family indie rock band performing at The ArtsCenter on Saturday morning, June 16. Don't forget the upcoming evening to benefit The ArtsCenter at Southern Season in Chapel Hill's University Mall. The special event from 7 until 9 PM on June 12 offers wine and food tastings, a celebrity chef or two, music, prizes, and a private shopping experience.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

From the Roots Playlist for June 2 2012


From the Roots for June 2, 2012 on WMMT-FM 88.7, real people’s radio from the Appalshop (91 Madison Ave; Whitesburg, KY 41858. www.wmmtfm.org). Hosted – remotely - on the first Saturday of each month by the Lazy Farm Boy (aka Art Menius; PO Box 1161; Carrboro, NC 27510), 11 AM until 2 PM eastern. http://artmenius.com and lazyfarmboy.blogspot.com.
John Hartford / Turn Your Radio On (II) / Aeroplane / Warner Brothers / 2:16
The Stray Birds / My Horses Ain’t Hungry / Borderland / www.StrayBirds.com / 3:50
Bill Evans with Tim O’Brien / Follow the Drinking Gourd / In Good Company / Native & Fine / 3:58
The Wandering / Old Joe Clark / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:39
Mike + Ruthie / Banjo + Bass Duet / The NYC EP / self / 0:30
Mike + Ruthie / On My Way Home / The NYC EP / self / 3:19
Mariel Vandersteel / Sitting on the Ridge / Hickory / MarielVandersteel.com / 2:41
Carolina Chocolate Drops / Ruby, Are You Mad at Your Man / Leaving Eden / Nonesuch /3:46
South Carolina Broadcasters / Roustabout / Can You Hear Me Now / South Carolina Broadcasters / 3:40
Emily Pinkerton / Summer Heat / Ends of the Earth / Green Jeans Records / 3:34
Emily Pinkerton / Ends of the Earth / Ends of the Earth / Green Jeans Records / 4:01
The Wandering / Sittin’ On Top of the World / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:40
Carolina Chocolate Drops / Po’ Black Sheep / Leaving Eden / Nonesuch /3:21
Mississippi John Hurt / Coffee Blues / Friends of Old-Time Music Vol 1 / Smithsonian-Folkways / 4:47
Mississippi Fred McDowell / Shake ‘em on Down / Sounds of the South Disc 2 / Atlantic / 3:23
Floyd "Dipper Boy" Council/ Working Man Blues / Blind Boy Fuller, Vol. 2 / JSP / 3:03
Little Boy Fuller / Tremblin’ Bed Springs  / Blind Boy Fuller, Vol. 2 / JSP / 2:47
Welly Trice / Come On In Here Mama / Blind Boy Fuller, Vol. 2 / JSP / 3:14
Etta Baker / One Dime Blues / Old Time Music on the Radio Vol 1 / Rounder / 2:33
Etta Baker / Going Down the Road Feeling Bad / North Carolina Banjo Collection / Rounder / 2:21
Frank Edwards / Three Women Blues / Blind Boy Fuller, Vol. 2 / JSP / 2:58
Marcia Ball / Louisiana 1927 / Live! Down the Road / Alligator / 6:54
Cedric Watson / Ayoù T'as Couché? / Cedric Watson / self / 2:24
Sonny Landreth / Wonderide/ Elemental Journey / Landfall / 3:33
Chris Smither / Hundred Dollar Valentine / Hundred Dollar Valentine / Signature Sounds / 3:05
The Wandering / In The Pines / Go On Now, You Can't Stay Here / Songs of the South / 2:24
David Olney / You Can Call Me Diz / [single] / David Olney / 1:45
Atomic Duo / The Company Man is Not our Friend / Broadsides / Atomic Duo / 3:43
Atomic Duo / New New Deal / Broadsides / Atomic Duo / 2:48
South Carolina Broadcasters / Train 45 / Can You Hear Me Now / South Carolina Broadcasters / 2:27
Mike + Ruthie / Raise Your Glasses High / The NYC EP / self / 3:46
Carolina Chocolate Drops / Leaving Eden / Leaving Eden / Nonesuch /4:35
Lee Sexton / Lee Boy Blues / Whoa Mule / June Appal / 1:13
Mariel Vandersteel / Three Forks of the Cumberland / Hickory / MarielVandersteel.com / 2:59
Pa’s Fiddle Band / Buffalo Gals / Pa's Fiddle: Charles Ingalls, American Fiddler / Thirty Tigers / 2:59
Trampled by Turtles / Walt Whitman / Stars and Satellites / Trampled by Turtles / 2:38
The Blind Owl Band / Missoula, Montana / Rabble Rousing / The Blind Owl Band / 3:39
Harpeth Rising / Crash Test Dummy Blues / Dead Man’s Hand / Grimm Rising / 4:46
Coyote Grace / I’m On Fire / Now Take Flight / Mile After Mile / 3:35
The Stray Birds / Birds of the Borderland / Borderland / www.StrayBirds.com / 3:48
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Little White Lies / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 2:08
Rafe & Clelia Stefanini / Whiskey Seller / Lady on the Green / Old Willow Tree / 2:45
The Stray Birds / Ask Me A Personal Question / Borderland / www.StrayBirds.com / 4:24
Harpeth Rising / Dead Man’s Hand / Dead Man’s Hand / Grimm Rising / 5:25
Coyote Grace / Trevor / Now Take Flight / Mile After Mile / 4:45
Doc & Merle Watson / Hobo Bill’s Last Ride / Watson Country / Flying Fish / 3:48
Harpeth Rising / Tough as Nails (Love Song for a Toyota Corolla) / Dead Man’s Hand / Grimm Rising / 6:05

Two Radio Shows on June 2

I have two new broadcasts of previously recorded shows slated for Saturday, June 2.

"From the Roots" on WMMT-FM 88.7, Whitesburg, KY, and www.wmmtfm.org airs from 11 AM until 2 PM eastern. Along with a focus on pre-WWII blues, the Lazy Farm Boy will offer his usual serving of the latest in old-time and roots music. Hot platters include releases from the Wandering (featuring Luther Dickinson and Amy Lavere),  Harpeth Rising, Stray Birds, Emily Pinkerton, Rafe & Clelia Stefanini, and Mike + Ruthie. The July 7 "From the Roots" with the Lazy Farm Boy will be the annual western swing show for the first two hours.

My guests on The ArtSpot for June 2 on Chapel Hill's WCHL-AM 1360 and http://www.chapelboro.com/pages/9680071.php are Tess Mangum Ocaña (Concerts and Facility Director) And Julie Tomkovick (Development Director) at the Arts Center in Carrboro. Tess describes the fabulous series of concerts coming to The ArtsCenter during June and early July, including Johnny Winter and Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen will be on the June 23 ArtSpot). Julie provides the details on the upcoming evening to benefit The ArtsCenter at Southern Season in Chapel Hill's University Mall. The special event from 7 until 9 PM on June 12 offers wine and food tastings, a celebrity chef or two, music, prizes, and a private shopping experience.