Sean Knight

FM Program Director / Operations Manager / Traffic / Production

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This week on Ric on the Radio: Desert Soaked. We’ll listen to bands that formed from the sand and sun of the Mojave Desert, Arizona and New Mexico. Calexico, Sidewinders, Giant Sand, Gin Blossoms, The Pistoleros, Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, earthlings?, Thin White Rope, JFA, Meat Puppets, Sun City Girls, Yawning Man, and more!

"Something Completely Internationally Exotic" - on Something Completely Different  

When: Tuesday, May 23rd - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

Where: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/the FREE app @iTunes store and Google Play!)  

Yet another Something Completely Different show that takes the form of three distinctive woman singers, definitely deserving of the title DIVA. I hope you're not tired of these threesomes. I promise you - - next week is gunna be different.  

If there is life elsewhere in the universe, why haven't we heard from the extraterrestrials yet? And given that there is no sign of them, does that mean we are all alone? This week, stories asking the most fundamental questions about the need to connect— to a spouse, to a daughter, to an E.T.

Hear This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm, and repeating Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

This week, Deborah Madison on cooking simply, Nancy Silverton does sourdough, wine expert Stephen Meuse explains cuvée, our recipe for chipotle shrimp, and a tip for aerating red wine. 

In this special program, American Routes' host Nick Spitzer uncovers the music and cultural traditions of Los Angeles: from Hollywood to neighborhood. Join Nick as he travels across the City of Angels to hear from L.A. legends -- including Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and songwriter Randy Newman -- and explores musical cultures with Cambodian-born rapper PraCh Ly in Long Beach, Louisiana Creole zydeco accordionist T-Lou in South Central, and East L.A.'s Ersi Arvizu.

eTown - Wednesday night at 10:00 pm:

"Something Completely Diva-esque"  

 

When: Tuesday, May 16th; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

Where: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9; on line @ KRCB.org; w/FREE app @ iTunes store and Google Play; Comcast 961 in San Francisco Bay Area)  

Your Average Abalone, with host Johnny Bazzano, is an underwater adventure diving into the musical currents of folk, bluegrass, alternative country, singer songwriter, americana and more.  Johnny has hosted Your Average Abalone since KRCB first began broadcasting in 1994.

This week on Mountain Stage: Shemekia Copeland, John Németh & The Blue Dreamers, Bridget Kearney, T Sisters and Edward David Anderson!

Listen to Mountain Stage with host Larry Groce every Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Hello music lovers, time for another Flashback program tonight. Tonight's playlist is comprised of songs reflecting the current political zeitgeist, so songs of alarm, confusion, uncertainty, etc. As follows: 

Strange Days The Doors
1984 Spirit
We're Going Wrong Cream
1984 Bowie
This Ain’t the Summer of Love Blue Oyster Cult
Dazed and Confused Led Zeppelin

Ball of Confusion The Temptations
For What It's Worth The Staple Singers
Ballad of A Thin Man Bob Dylan 
Slipping Into Darkness War
My Dark Hour The Steve Miller Band

We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.  

Listen to This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm, and repeating Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91.

Sunday May 14th is Mother's Day. KRCB-FM Radio 91 will air a special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl gets angry at her mother and runs away from home, a son struggles at his mother's deathbed, and a man finds a mother's love in unconventional ways. Hosted by The Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison (with help from his mom).  

Stories in this special edition of The Moth:  

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is musician, composer, author and philanthropist, Peter Buffett. With an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years, Peter is an Emmy Award winner, and New York Times best-selling author. He is the youngest son of investor Warren Buffett. Along with his wife, Jennifer, Peter is the co-chairman of the NoVo Foundation supporting the development of capacities in people to help create a caring and balanced world.

May 12th, 2017 - American Routes celebrates Mother's Day with Marty Stuart and his mom, Hilda. We'll talk about their shared love of photography and a certain girl singer, Connie Smith. Then we'll hear stories about mothers from Fontella Bass, Sonny Rollins, Bo Diddley, and Geno Delafose, among others. Plus songs from blues to bluegrass about and for dear old mom.

This week, chef Ana Sortun unveils the secrets of Turkish cooking. We also take a look at a Vietnamese-style weeknight dinner with Andrea Nguyen, wine expert Stephen Meuse explores the sommelier's romance with one wine, and we'll offer our recipe for caramel oranges. Finally, Sara Moulton and Christopher Kimball take your calls.  

Recipe  

Caramel Oranges  

This week Ric presents "Deep FM Cuts", a throwback to the days before demographics and playlists (which basically whittled the thousands of songs available to DJs down to about one hundred). Deep album cuts from classic rockers like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Thin Lizzy, Blue Oyster Cult, UFO, Queen, Yes and more! 

Singer/songwriter and musical powerhouse Aoife O’Donovan makes a return visit to eTown’s solar-powered stage this week.  At a young age, she has already recorded, collaborated, toured and performed with a list of musical A-listers too long to name, and we’re happy to have her back with us to share some of her latest inspirations.  Santa Cruz-based artist Marty O’Reilly and his ‘Old Soul Orchestra’ also stop in to share their one-of-a-kind sound, plus a great eChievement Award story about a California woman with a creative idea to keep waste out of the landfill.

NOTE: KALEIDOSCOPE has moved to a new day and time! Kaleidoscope is now heard on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month! Take note!    

From rock to blues, jazz to worldbeat, Kaleidoscope is a free-form radio expression session featuring several genres of music during one program or similar styles for a whole program. If a historic music event happened on the date of the show, you might just hear a retrospective on the event or artist.

Monday night May 8th on Folk Alley, with host Elena See:
 

In HOUR ONE of Folk Alley, new music from The Steel Wheels, Sera Cahoone, Front Country, Tony Furtado, and Jesca Hoop; from our Folk Alley Session archives, a set of exclusive in-studio tracks featuring the Howlin' Brothers; we'll hear the premiere of a song from Deb Talen's new release, 'Lucky Girl' due out 5/19. Plus favorites from Red Tail Ring, Andrew Bird, and many more. 

Join me every second and fourth Monday from 7-10PM on KRCB-FM - Radio 91, for our exploration of the Newtopian Dream. I'm rt newt, your host, guide and fellow traveler, and together we'll search for new musical territory. Just like world travelers, we'll be sharing favorite territories, looking for new and exotic experiences and learning about some of the backgroound, history and connections among our various destinations. Blues, jazz, folk, rock, world and sometimes classical music and even some spoken word. Music on a whim and with inspiration: The Newtopian Dream.

Music marks the landmarks that span our landscapes and is its own bridge across time and place. Cross all forms of bridges this week.

Listen to The Thistle and Shamrock every Saturday at 11:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!  

Library of Congress

To be, or not to be a pirate? This week, that is the question. Hold fast, mateys! We have stories about both historical and modern-day swashbucklers who loot, pillage, and question their choices.  

Listen to This American Life Fridays at 7:00 pm, repeating Saturday mornings at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Rounder Records artist Sierra Hull stops by Studio A at KRCB-FM Radio 91 Friday, May 5th in the 2 o'clock hour, to chat with Brian about her show at Sweetwater Music Hall & Cafe in Mill Valley. The show is Friday night at 8:00 pm. Her album WEIGHTED MIND, produced by Bela Fleck is available now on Rounder Records.   

Travianna Records recording artist Pi Jacobs will be stopping by Studio A, Friday morning May 5th at 10:30 am. She will chat with Brian about her new album A LITTLE BLUE, and her show at Redwood Cafe in Cotati on Saturday at 8:30 pm. Maybe she'll even share a song or two with us!

Band of Ruhks, Claire Lynch Band, Bumper Jacksons, Otis Gibbs and The ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band on Mountain Stage this week!

Listen to Mountain Stage with host Larry Groce every Saturday at 12-noon on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

This week, David Leite analyzes himself, plus reporter Linni Kral of the Atlantic explains naturally lactose-free milk, Dr. Aaron Carroll explains why Meals on Wheels works, and our recipe for grown-up chocolate chip cookies.  

 Recipe  
 Rye Chocolate Chip Cookies  

Tune in Thursday night, May 4th at 9:00 pm, for North Bay Songwriters hosted by Jon Gonzales. This "locals only" segment showcases songs from our very own songwriters in the North Bay, including in-studio interviews with performing artists around the county, listings of live local shows, and a vast range of homegrown music.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

On their sophomore album Pageant, queer punk duo PWR BTTM explode with glitter, grit and a powerful message of inclusion that extends way beyond their roots in the LGBTQ community. Also, on a special Nashville Session, Ann Powers welcomes Ruby Amanfu.  

Listen to World Cafe weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!  

It’s a family affair this week in eTown, as mother-and-son folk duo Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear pull up a couple of stools and share their intimate and soulful brand of acoustic music for the listening audience. Also with us is Canadian-born / Nashville-based singer/songwriter Lindi Ortega. After extensive touring as a backup singer for The Killers’ Brandon Flowers, Lindi decided to step to front of the stage, where quickly her music has already been nominated for two Juno Awards and two Canadian Country Music Awards.

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