Airs Friday, July 12 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature music from Lyle Lovett, Victoria Williams, Jerry Alfred & The Medicine Beat, Joe Ely and the Allman Brothers from the Fillmore concerts. Then we sit down with Maggie Koerner and Nick Brumley to talk about their latest projects including Maggie's recent release, Neutral Ground. We'll hear some cuts from the CD and Maggie and Nick play some tunes for us in our studio's. Then, in our final hour, we'll Rejoice in hands with music from Richard Shindell, Tindersticks, Vangelis, M Ward, Joan Baez, Lambchop and some Joe Walsh to name a few.
Airs Friday, July 5 at 11 p.m. A look into the life and music of singer and songwriter Jeff Buckley.The tragic, but brilliant life of singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley is detailed in this new radio special celebrating his landmark album, Grace. He tragically drowned in 1997 while recording his follow-up, but his stature as an artist has grown since then from cult status to worldwide mainstream acceptance.
■ Interviews: His mother, Mary Guibert, Brenda Kahn, guitarist Michael Tighe, author David Browne, tour manager Gene Bowen, and director Laurie Trombley. Jeff Buckley interview source: 10/23/94 - Courtesy of WBCN-FM Boston and CBS Radio. ■ Music: Rare, live Jeff Buckley performances taken from the CD/DVD release Grace Around the World.
Airs Friday, July 5 at 9 p.m. As the Rolling Stones mark their 50th anniversary this year, we join the celebration with a public radio special from award-winning producer Paul Ingles. It's called "Got Blues If You Want It! A Rolling Stones Special". The program is exclusively devoted to an exploration of the blues and rhythm & blues roots of The Rolling Stones. Top-notch music writers, musicians and fans provide context for a cavalcade of the Stones' blues classics - both their covers of songs by their heroes and their own bluesy takes on their original rock 'n' roll. Read the full description.
Airs Friday, June 28 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll listen to new songs from Simone Dinnerstein with Tift Merritt and Sweet Honey in the Rock plus some classic cuts by John Trudell, Norah Jones and King Curtis. For Blues at the Bottom we'll flash back to Robert Johnson and we'll hear from Neil Young, and in our concert Hour we'll join Chitravina Ravikiran and Rajeev Taranath for a raga recorded live at the India Nights Concert 2013 and in our final hour join us as we visit with The Bricklayer's Beautiful Daughter.
Airs Friday, June 21 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll hear new music from Ben Folds Five, The Pastels, Terra Naomi, and Cloud Control plus tunes from Allison Crowe, John Melloncamp, Nick Brumley and Buddy Flett. For our second hour we'll sit down with Alexandra McCullough and talk about her upcoming debut CD and she'll share a few tunes with us. We'll also hear First Aid Kit live in a Tiny Desk Concert from NPR ... and on our final hour we'll walk about in Shoes by Dr. Zeuss.