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Craig Marks & Arthur Goldwag

Date: 
Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

On August 1, 1981 MTV was launched. It was an idea that most people thought ridiculous and doomed to failure. Most people associated with the start up of MTV, on the air and behind the scenes, had had no previous experience in the media. If that wasn’t daunting enough, when MTV started there was an incredibly slim selection of music videos to play. But it soon became obvious that MTV would play an important role in shaping the musical tastes of Middle America as well as having a dramatic impact on the artists whose videos were shown.

David Hyde Pierce

Date: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 6:00pm

Actor, singer and comedian David Hyde Pierce is best known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Niles Crane on the long-running TV series Frasier. He’s also a Tony Award-winning actor for his role in Curtains. Pierce and Feinstein's discussion ranges from Beethoven to Spamalot, and Pierce sings a few of his favorite standards with Feinstein at the piano.

Scott Hamilton

Date: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Tenor sax great Scott Hamilton discusses his new CD with Duke Robillard and his perspective as an American jazz musician living in Europe.

Paul Hobbs

Date: 
Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 10:30pm
Program: 

In the world of wine the name Paul Hobbs is highly regarded. Not only as a top notch winemaker but as a world renown wine consultant. His ability to identify exceptional vineyards along with his pioneering, innovative work has made him one of the most highly sought after winemakers on the planet. His success has inspired a wealth of nicknames among the press, from quiet trend setter to prospector to truffle-hunting dog. Join Al this Sunday evening when he travels to California to speak with wine guru Paul Hobbs.

Northern Soul

Date: 
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker as he welcomes back WICN's resident Northern Soul connoisseur Steve Moysey. Steve's got another incredible set of little heard, soul-inspired dance tunes from a wild array of artists! It all starts this Monday at 7pm!!

The Buskin & Batteau Trio

Buskin & Batteau have been winning hearts and minds with their soulful acoustic balladry and fun-filled performances for more years than they care to remember. "We're not from the Cambridge, came-over-on-the-Mayflower first wave of folkies [ Joan Baez, Tom Rush, Eric Von Schmidt ]," says Buskin, "but we'd like to think we've stolen many of their licks."

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 17:00
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 20:00

Miles of Music Camp Show

with Dawn Landes, Jefferson Hamer, Zara Bode and Stefan Amidon (Sweetback Sisters), Dinty Child (Session Americana), Chris Pappas (The Everyday Visuals), Kristin Andreassen and Laura Cortese

http://www.milesofmusiccamp.com/

Tickets:$25, members $23

 

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:00

Ray Bonneville & Louise Taylor

Ray Bonneville is a Canadian born, Austin based singer, songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player, who is known for his “loose, darkly funky vibe” (All Music Guide). His Red House release Goin’ By Feel was named one of the best CD’s of 2008 by DownBeat Magazine and featured the Americana hit “I Am the Big Easy,” which was #1 most played song on folk radio that year and won the Folk Alliance Award for Song of the Year.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 20:00

Sarah Borges & Kimon Kirk

As the great thespian Patrick Swayze once said, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." The same is true of Sarah Borges. On the basis of her critically-lauded early work, particularly Diamonds in the Dark (2007), some pundits decided they know exactly where the Boston-area rocker and her cohorts, the Broken Singles, belong in the musical spectrum. They were mistaken. Her new record, The Stars Are Out, is about to stun them with a more vibrant, far-reaching display of what Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles are all about. And yes, there will be dancing.

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 20:00

Bird with Strings

Date: 
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 6:00pm

In 1949, Charlie Parker envisioned an album that would link jazz to pop and influence artists yet to come. His legendary venture with strings has done just that. Charlie Parker with Strings set his searching solos against a lush string quartet. Bird lives as we feature saxophonists Wess Anderson and Charles McPherson and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas. Wendell Pierce hosts.

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