Cast Category: MusicCast

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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May 19, 2016

Charlie Parr talks about

Over the past couple decades Duluth musician Charlie Parr has rose to become one of the prominent voices in Minnesota and folk music. His 2015 album “Stumpjumper” was his first album released on St. Paul folk label Red House Records and it was his first record to feature a full band. “Stumpjumper” was adored by […]

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Apr 14, 2016

Eliza Gilkyson Reflects on Songwriting with John Drake

Red House Records recording artist and member of the Austin Music Hall of Fame Eliza Gilkyson played a show at Bo Diddley’s Pub and Deli in St. Cloud April 7, 2016.  Prior to the concert, Eliza spoke with KVSC DJ John Drake from her home in Texas. Eliza and John spent some time talking about […]

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Dec 22, 2015

A very enlightening discussion with Leonard Summer

Manitoba Musician and Anishinaabe man, Leonard Summer, joined Mike C and Bridget B at the Winnipeg Folk Festival to bring a native indigenous cultural perspective to the current music scene and some of the challenges that face their culture. Leonard also talks about how he has mixed hip-hop, poetry and country music. A very enlightening […]

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Dec 14, 2015

Dan Mangan rebrands as Dan Mangan and Blacksmith

Vancouver, BC based musician Dan Mangan talks with KVSC at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. We talk about his new efforts of rebranding as "Dan Mangan and Blacksmith". We also hear Dan’s Minnesotan accent impression!

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Dec 14, 2015

Ginstrings play for KVSC at Winnipeg Folk Festival

Up and coming local Minnesotan group, Ginstrings, talk with KVSC at the Winnipeg Folk Festival about the trials and efforts of establishing themselves as a vibrant local band. Ginstrings performs their catchy bluegrass/folk tunes for us live!  

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