Cast Category: MusicCast

Jul 21, 2017

Cactus Blossoms’ Jack Torrey Discusses the Band and Twin Peaks

Jack Torrey of The Cactus Blossoms talks about the band and playing on “Twin Peaks”. In June 2017, The Cactus Blossoms songwriter Jack Torrey took time to speak with John Drake, prior to the group’s appearance at Pioneer Place Theater, celebrating 50 years of KVSC. Jack talked about forming the band with his older brother […]

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Sep 21, 2016

Craig Minowa of Cloud Cult on The Seeker Album and Film, Inspiration and Surviving Loss

Cloud Cult founder Craig Minowa joined KVSC in September 2016 for an extended and candid interview. Minowa and Jo McMullen talk about the creative process of their new film The Seeker, which is a visual representation of their latest album of the same name. He also reveals what inspires the band when performing, his understanding […]

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Jul 18, 2016

KVSC learns the unique sounds of Sondorgo band at Winnipeg Folk Fest 2015

Members of Hungary band Sondorgo joins KVSC’s Mike C and Bridget B at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. We talk about their unique sound and growing up together in a musical family. They play a couple songs for us in the fiery Balkan tradition.

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Jul 18, 2016

Steph Cameron talks about the joys of living in isolation aiding her songwriting

Steph Cameron talks about the joys of living in an isolated life and how that has influenced her music and songwriting. Steph talks about recording records and she plays her music for KVSC live at the Winnipeg Folk Festival 2015. 

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Jul 18, 2016

Dave Simonet, frontman of Trampled by Turtles Lengthy conversation with us at WFF 2015

Dave Simonet, frontman of Minnesota’s favorite Duluth base band Trampled by Turtles, sits with Mike C and Bridget B for a long talk about topics ranging from creation of the band, finding their way to success, and how they keep inspiring as the band matures. Their latest album, “Wile Animals“, the style of each recording […]

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Jul 18, 2016

The Xylouris White plays for KVSC at the Winnipeg Folk Fest 2015

George Xylouris, Greek singer and lute player, and Jim White, an Australian drummer, join forces to make the duo of Xylouris White. Together their worldly influences combined into something beautiful. Something they brought to KVSC’s live audience at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. These master innovators play their music and talk about personal musical influences and touring […]

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Jul 13, 2016

Winnipeg Folk Fest 2015 Interview with Robyn Hitchcock and Emma Swift

Our crew was lucky enough to catch up with Robyn Hitchcock together with Emma Swift at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Robyn brings humor and his eccentric style … Stage Freight

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Jul 13, 2016

Third time winnipeg folk festival artist Matt Andersen joins KVSC tent for an interview

Canadian blues and roots singer songwriter Matt Anderson joins KVSC crew, Mike C, Bridget B, and Mitch B, at Winnipeg Folk Festival to modestly talk about his lengthy and successful career. As a third time Winnipeg Folk Festival artist, he is laid back and relaxed. His most recent album, Weightless, is a soulful production featuring musician […]

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Jul 12, 2016

Louisiana based folk musician and cello player Leyla McCalla Talks with us at wff 2015

Leyla McCalla, a Louisiana based folk musician and cello player, stopped by the KVSC tent at the Winnipeg Folk Festival to bring her talents to our group. Leyla has played with the Carolina Chocolate Drops and now performs solo as a trained classical musician with a new musical perspective. 

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May 24, 2016

Jon Miller of Ginstrings talks about band’s evolution and progress on second album

KVSC Music Director Sammich spoke with guitarist Jon Miller of Minneapolis bluegrass group Ginstrings. Ginstrings will be performing at KVSC’s Charlie Squared with Gin concert at the Pioneer Place Theater on May 25th with Charlie Parr and Charlie Roth. Sammich and Jon talked about life on the road, the group’s evolution since the release of […]

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