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.
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.
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.
David J, founding member of bands Bauhaus, and Love and Rockets, will be visiting KRCB-FM's Studio A with Doug Jayne - Wednesday May 3rd in the noon hour. David J is on the road supporting his new double-LP set titled Vagabond Songs.
It's a BEATLES BIRTHDAY BASH!! Someone you know and love just turned 64 on April 26!! What better way to celebrate than to start the show with the iconic Beatles song about turning this age, and then staying with the Fab Four all night!!!
Jim Laveroni hosts Percussion Discussion every Thursday night at 7:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
Mary J. Blige made a career out of bearing her soul. It's why fans fell in love with her 25 years ago and still remain loyal today. She has a new album out called "Strength of a Woman"... It explores the pain of her recent divorce, and the strength she found in spite of it.
Also: President Trump's plan to overhaul the tax code on Thursday's Morning Edition beginning at 6:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91
Legendary country singer Jessi Colter has had an interesting life as a successful recording artist and wife to Waylon Jennings, all of which she recounts in her book, An Outlaw and a Lady. Also, a special Latin Roots segment featuring Rahsaan.
British multi-disciplinarian Kate Tempest has tried her hand at everything from rap to poetry to playwriting. Let Them Eat Chaos, a hip hop concept album, is her latest project.
Kate Tempest is an English poet, spoken-word artist and playwright. In 2013 she won the Ted Hughes Award for her work Brand New Ancients. In 2015-16, she was a visiting fellow in the Department of English at University College London.
Listen to World Cafe weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
At first, it’s super annoying, getting told it’ll make sense when you’re older. Then, when you’re a teenager, hard lessons are learned, despite your best efforts to be too cool to care. By the time you’re actually old, you know a bunch of stuff— and you’re desperate to hold onto it. You might even wonder HOW you know all the things you know. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt and featuring SNL’s Sasheer Zamata.
Listen to This American Life Friday nights at 7:00pm, and repeating Saturday mornings at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
Friday at noon on American Routes: Bob Dylan's songs are part of American consciousness, with sources and symbols drawing from old-time country and folk, blues and ballads, ancient and modern poetry, the beauties and absurdities of life, love and loss. His contributions to the big river of songs have grown and been recognized worldwide. The young man from Hibbing, Minnesota, is now an elder... a Nobel Laureate; but his listeners didn't need that or any such weathervane to prize Bob Dylan.
Join KRCB, KQED, NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company for a celebration of the Tiny Desk Contest community in Petaluma! This event will feature a live performance by 2017 Tiny Desk Contest winners Tank and the Bangas, as well as some of our favorite local artists who entered the Contest this year:
This week on Mountain Stage - it's a "Special Memorial Edition" featuring Buckwheat Zydeco, Mose Allison, Warren Zevon, Allen Toussaint, Odetta and more. Performances in this week's program include:
- Mose Allison - Buckwheat Zydeco - Allen Toussaint - Guy Clark - Odetta - John Hartford - Warren Zevon - Suzzy and Maggie Roche/John Trudell/Alex Chilton - Bill Monroe/Doc Watson/Jean Ritchie/Ralph Stanley - David Morris/Hazel Dickens
Your Average Abalone 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.
Be Sure to listen to Your Average Abalone - 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 7:00 pm - on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
"Something Completely Greenwich Village" on Something Completely Different with host Roland Jacopetti Date & Time: April 18, 7-9 PM Location: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/app @iTunes store and @ Google Play, and Comcast 961)
This week, Christopher Kimball takes a tour of South Boston and learns about the secret life of chef Barbara Lynch; Dr. Aaron Carroll campaigns for dissing the 5-second rule; Ana Sortun gives a quick recipe for a midweek Turkish supper; and we present our recipe for soba noodles and asparagus.
Listen to Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio every Sunday night at 7:00 pm, after Mouthful, on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
Since Russia meddled in our election, there's been concern that the fake news and disinformation that's so prevalent there could be taking hold in this country. But is that hyperbole? This week we look at what it's actually like to live in the confusing information landscape that is Putin's Russia.
Guests this week on Art of the Song are Grammy Award-winner Olivia Newton-John, Grammy nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman and SOCAN Award-winner Amy Sky. They’ve collaborated their vocal and songwriting talents to create Liv On, a collection of songs for those who wish to transcend loss while walking a journey toward new-found meaning and hope. This inspiring project grew out of the three artists’ personal experiences with loss and illness, which they all survived to Liv On and celebrate each day with a depth of gratitude.
In this hour of Blue Dimensions, it's "Made In America," a new album from saxophonist Bobby Watson, who offers music honoring several African-American leaders and innovators, whose great achievements may not be well-known to the public at large, including a highly successful businesswoman and philanthropist (Madam C. J. Walker), a guitarist (Grant Green - we'll also hear from him as well), and a famed officer of the law (Bass Reeves).
The Retro Cocktail Hour is a hi-fi highball of vintage "bachelor pad" music, exotica, private eye jazz and eccentric, overstimulated pop music of the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
The show's spiced with everything from obscure Italian B-movie soundtracks and bossa nova to contemporary bands like Don Tiki, the Tokyo Panorama Mambo Boys, Waitiki, the Tikiyaki Orchestra, the Italian Secret Service, Balanco and others.
On Wednesday night's show we'll hear emerging two singer/songwriters with a combined total of over 70 years in the music business: Claudia Schmidt and Rickie Lee Jones... alternative roots with new music from Heather Maloney out of Northampton, MA, classic R&B from the late great Etta James performing Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues" and new music from activist folk duo Emma's Revolution...
eTown welcomes legendary soul singer/songwriter William Bell for his very first visit to eTown. Known throughout the world for penning such soul classics as “You Don’t Miss Your Water” and “Born Under A Bad Sign”, William takes the stage with eTown’s house band to share music from his latest release, as well as a few classics. Also with us is eTown newcomer Alejandro Escovedo who brings his stellar band to share his unique version of punk-influenced rock and roll.