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Fran Snyder, Founder/Artist with Concerts in Your Home, joins Mary E., about the newest in entertainment. Imagine having highly qualified musicians performing in your home, with your circle of friends, and new friends. Social Networking with a musical vibe! Fran Snyder is a gregarious talent who has created a long, unusual career in music. He's toured a million miles, put out seven CDs, and is best known as the founder of Concerts In Your Home. This music innovator is widely regarded as the world expert on house concerts. Fran's work creates new opportunities for artists and fans to experience music the way it was intended - personally. Aside from ConcertsInYourHome, he's launched several programs like Dinner & Song, Dessert & Song, and now TenTenConcerts... all three are smaller house concert concepts that are creating hundreds of weeknight concerts for touring artists. His annual Listening Room Festival, now in it's 4th year, creates house concert tours of Florida. Snyder has written more about the topic of house concerts than anyone. This winter, he will release "House Concerts and Modern Touring for the Troubadour," a full sized book to help artists maximize their income and enjoy the experience of being on the road. More at fransnyder.com
Mary E., with partner Steve make up Champagne and LaLuna and do frequent table side concerts with ADRadio.
Thomas Masse, dean of Stetson University School of Music, talks about upcoming concerts and other musical events on the Stetson University campus. You can find a list of upcoming events on Stetson's Cultural Calendar.
This interview originally appeared on AM 1230 and AM 1490 WSBB radio and is used here with permission.
Drinking too much and throwing up? Being violated or showing some skin yourself? Backstage insanity? Bathroom naughtiness? COMEDIAN GREG REIFSTECK and his guest COMEDIAN ANNIE POWELL pull out their old ticket stubs and go back in time to remind you of CRAZY ASS CONCERTS. They each give their TOP FIVE CONCERT F**K UPS! as well as other dishonorable mentions. MOTLEY CRUE, OZZY OSBOURNE, TONE LOC, ADAM ANT, THE ROLLING STONES, and much more more musical madness!
in Self Help
Jihan Barakah, Founder of the Global Quantum Shift, will join us live in our "studio" to discuss how we can all make a "shift" at any stage of our life in order to live with more joy, as well as healing the global community and universal interconnectedness.
Laura Gelezunas will report in from Puerto Vallarta, to let us know what the American retirees are up to in paradise! Finally, Stormy Wall will be talking about the annual South Padre Concert Series On The Bay!
Stormy Wall will fill us in on the the South Padre Island Fall Concert series on South Padre Island, TX.
AND, for World Gratitude Day, I will talk about the power of gratitude and appreciation for your own health and happiness.
Comedian GREG REIFSTECK and his co-host APRIL MINER grew up in Albany Park in Chicago in the 70s and 80s, and going to concerts at the Aragon Brawlroom, Poplar Creek, Alpine Valley and The Chicago Stadium cured their boredom.
They also hit the clubs like Circuits, Smart Bar and Metro, Club 950, Bistro Too, Moulin Rouge, Neo are many more to underage drink to excess and erase the memories of their mundane day jobs.
Join them this week and call in with your own memories of Concerts, Clubs and Chaos.
Stephen Murray was born in England and raised in different countries throughout Southern Africa. Upon completion of his high school education, he returned to England before moving to California in 1976. He has traveled extensively throughout the world. Stephen owns a computer software company. Apart from traveling and writing, he enjoys theatre, concerts, music, reading and current affairs. Stephen is nearing completion on his next work of fiction – a murder mystery. He makes his home in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has lived since May 2003.
In Layman Terms is Cole Layman, 17, and Logan Layman, 14. They have a passion for the blues and write original, foot-stomping music. I met them in Memphis at the 2013 IBC and was immediately taken with their talent and maturity and LOVE of the Blues.
Their new EP's entitled It's The Blues and I am thrilled to be able to sit with Cole and Logan and talk about the incredible year they have had.
Jordan Patterson released his debut album, Give Me A Chance, in 1996 and was was an immediate hit in the Blues world, performing at festivals and clubs worldwide. For the last 10 years he has done tour management, and concert& event promotion for Britney Spears and worked for House Of Blues Concerts Canada.
He is back making music and he has released an EP entitled The Back On Track Recording project in advance of the full-length album this winter. Jrdan will join me and we will discuss how it felt to put his career on hold and work to get others noticed and what he has planned for 2015.
Etta Britt began as a country singer in a group called Dave & Sugar until she was asked why she was singing country and being told she was an R&B singer and should listen to some Delbert McClinton. Delbert appeared on her 2012 release "Out Of The Shadows" and after being asked to perform on Delbert's Sandy Beaches Cruise, Etta decided to record Etta Does Delbert, an album of Delbert's songs. We'll talk about her career, her relationship with Delbert and where she sees herself in the next five years.
Finally, Robin Banks comes back to Music On The Couch after our mis-connect a few weeks back and talks about her new releas Modern Classics.
"Musicians You Should Know"
Charlotte Mountain is ukulele specialist who is helping to take the ukulele on the next part of its journey. Charlotte Mountain has developed a style of ukulele play that will change the way that people view this small, four stringed instrument. Her style while both highly rhythmic and lyric is astounding. The tones generated by the instrument rang from bell like highs to crashing chord rhythms while bringing light to songs that were unthinkable to attempt to perform satisfactorily on ukulele.
Preveiously considered a very one dimensional instrument as typified by players such as George Formby, Arthur Godfrey, Ukulele Ike and of course Tiny Tim. The prominence of Jake Shimabukuro, James Hill and the late Israel Kamakawiwo?ole leadis the march of the ukulele toward being one of the most popular instruments.
Anointed, angelic & powerful are the words used to describe Evangelist Nyila Webster’s musical ministry.
Nyila’s professional music experience dates back over 20 years; she calls it her “BC experience (Before Christ). Nyila gained notoriety from various venues with her excellent showmanship and captivating vocals at places such as The Starlight Theater, The Missouri Governor’s Conference, Singing the National Anthem at the Kansas City Royals Stadium, performed to sellout crowds at the Kansas City Ameristar Casino for 3years, The World renowned Apollo Theater, Kansas City historical Gem Theater, Nyila also toured with the Kansas City Parks & Recreation for 4 years to free concerts in the parks. Nyila has also graced the stage with artists such as R. Kelly, Aaron Hall, Shirley Murdock, Lo-key, Sounds of Blackness, The Dramatics and Avant. Nyila received rave reviews from local & national personalities and media outlets such as The Kansas City Star, The Pitch, The Post, The Kansas City Cal.