Cast Category: MusicCast

Aug 8, 2012

Winnipeg Folk Fest 2012 Interview Series: Pokey LaFarge

 Of the many roots musicians traveling the world and spreading the early American music tradition, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three are the next in line to make a significant impact on music enthusiasts everywhere. In this interview Pokey LaFarge visited the KVSC tent to discuss summer festivals, world travels and maintaining a family […]

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Aug 8, 2012

Winnipeg Folk Fest 2012 Interview Series: Wil-Dog of Ozomatli

In their 17 years of being together, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomatli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. Ozomatli’s music has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A. Wil-Dog, the bassist of Ozomatli, sat down with KVSC […]

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Aug 8, 2012

Winnipeg Folk Fest 2012 Interview Series: Willy Porter

Willy Porter continued to showcase his growth as a songwriter and recording artist at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Porter has spent the summer touring for his most recent release, “How to Rob A Bank”. Each song off of the album is a fresh cross-pollination of styles, genres and musical forms. In this interview Willy […]

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Aug 7, 2012

Winnipeg Folk Fest 2012 Interview Series: Abigail Washburn

Abigail Washburn sat down with KVSC’s veteran deejay Bridget at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival in July. The two discussed folk festival workshops, various world and musical influences and how Washburn almost moved to China to become a lawyer but instead got distracted by a banjo. That banjo, combined with her powerful vocals, launched Washburn’s […]

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May 29, 2012

Slug (from Atmosphere) interview

In this podcast of Crispy Critics, KVSC assistant music director Derek Ehlert speaks with Slug from Atmosphere.  Their tour keeps them out of Minnesota for a large part of summer ’12, so get your fix here.

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May 14, 2012

Crispy Critics Macklemore

In this April 2012 edition of Crispy Critics, KVSC Assistant Program Director Derek Ehlert talks to Macklemore about a day in his life, his experiences and expectations of Soundset, and lots of of other stuff.  Check it out!

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Apr 26, 2012

Dessa Interview

As part of Crispy Critics, KVSC Music Assistant Derek Ehlert had the opportunity to speak with Doomtree’s Dessa about her past, her music, and her life as a performer.      

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Sep 1, 2011

Luke Warm & the Cool Hands Perform Live from the 2011 Minnesota State Fair

KVSC made its annual trip to the Minnesota State Fair on the opening day, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. This time around, KVSC tried something new and broadcasted two live performances from the fair. This podcast has the second performance of the day by Luke Warm and the Cool Hands. Luke Warm and the Cool Hands […]

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Aug 17, 2011

Live Interview, Performance with Adam Hammer and Dave Cofell

In this news feature, Arts & Cultural Heritage producer Jeff Carmack brings you a live interview and performance with Dave Cofell and Adam Hammer. The three will be talking about the “Weekend of Songs: Songwriters Festival” Aug. 19-21, 2011, in St. Joseph at the Local Blend Coffee shop. So stay tuned for a conversation about […]

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Jun 9, 2011

Interview with Gary Louris of The Jayhawks

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and guitarist Gary Louris of The Jayhawks performed at the Historic Paramount Theatre in St. Cloud on Saturday, June 11, 2011. The concert, organized by KVSC, was funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant. Louris has built a loyal following at an international level with respect from critics and peers alike. […]

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