Morning Music with Grady Kirkpatrick on Wyoming Public Radio http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Buddy MacDonald: Nobody Home http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/buddy-macdonald-nobody-home <p>Guitarist, singer, and songwriter <strong><a href="http://www.buddymacdonald.ca/" target="_blank">Buddy MacDonald</a></strong> is a fixture in the Cape Breton music scene and is no stranger to Wyoming, either. Here’s a song that fits both places.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9ng-_tp6qYI" width="420"></iframe></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:23:22 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 56440 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Buddy MacDonald: Nobody Home Larry Nance Jr., Cowboy Basketball Player And DJ On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/larry-nance-jr-cowboy-basketball-player-and-dj-morning-music <p class="artist-songlist"><span>Wyoming Public Radio welcomed All-Mountain West First Team <a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=149637968562696&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A0%7D" href="https://www.facebook.com/uwpride">University of Wyoming</a> Cowboy basketball player Larry Nance Jr. as guest DJ on Morning Music.<br /><br />Grady Kirkpatrick talked with Larry about Final Four weekend basketball and played some of his favorites in good old R&amp;B:</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:12:14 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 56341 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Larry Nance Jr., Cowboy Basketball Player And DJ On Morning Music Jeff Duloz: Solitary Blues http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/jeff-duloz-solitary-blues <p>Even though he doesn’t like the term, Laramie’s Jeff Duloz is a formidable one-man band, with crunchy guitar and primal kick drum underpinning his simmering vocals.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/p5wnqpbGObw" width="420"></iframe></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141231019&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 55810 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Jeff Duloz: Solitary Blues Sleeping Cranes: New Brides http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/sleeping-cranes-new-brides <p>An example of Cheyenne-based <strong><a href="http://sleepingcranesmusic.bandcamp.com/" target="_blank">Sleeping Cranes</a></strong>’ fragile, poetic music.</p><p>http://youtu.be/Sqk3-WIJP5k</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/138911485&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:17:51 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 55101 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Sleeping Cranes: New Brides WPM Music Hosts Introduce The Steep Canyon Rangers http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wpm-music-hosts-introduce-steep-canyon-rangers <p><span class="userContent">Grady Kirkpatrick and Tom Wilhelm, Wyoming Public Media hosts of <em>Morning Music</em> and the<em> Ranch Breakfast Show</em>, showed off their music industry connections. They were lucky enough to introduce the Steep Canyon Rangers at the <strong><a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=214905318586767&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A0%7D" href="https://www.facebook.com/gryphontheatre">Gryphon Theatre</a></strong> in Laramie during their show on March 1st.</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:40:29 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 54785 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net WPM Music Hosts Introduce The Steep Canyon Rangers Jason Burge: When The Heart Says Move http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/jason-burge-when-heart-says-move <p>Here’s a new song from Mississippi-raised, Laramie-based singer-songwriter Jason Burge.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP0RZvjdw8o&amp;feature=youtu.be</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136562831&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:13:49 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 54496 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Jason Burge: When The Heart Says Move Doug Balmain: Home http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/doug-balmain-home <p>Wyoming singer-songwriter<strong><a href="http://dougbalmain.com/home" target="_blank"> Doug Balmain </a></strong>blends&nbsp; genres from Americana, rock, blues, to red dirt country. With a personal fusion of styles and honest lyrics, Doug performs his tune "Home" at the Wyoming Public Media studios.</p><p><span class="watch-page-link"><a href="http://youtu.be/FLjQ__85iMw" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/FLjQ__85iMw</a></span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:48:09 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 53950 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Doug Balmain: Home The Beatles In America - 1964: On Wyoming Public Radio http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/beatles-america-1964-wyoming-public-radio <p><strong>The Beatles in America - 1964 on Wyoming Public Radio</strong></p><ul><li>Friday Feb 7 at 11am</li><li>Sunday Feb 9 at 2pm (repeat)</li></ul><p>Celebrate the British Invasion and the 50<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of the Beatles first trip to America.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 23:38:33 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 53599 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net The Beatles In America - 1964: On Wyoming Public Radio Melanie Devaney: Greenville http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/melanie-devaney-greenville <p>LA-based singer-songwriter <strong><a href="http://melaniedevaney.com/home" target="_blank">Melanie </a></strong><strong><a href="http://melaniedevaney.com/home" target="_blank">Devaney</a></strong>’s heart-felt music draws inspiration from her travels.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/133078374&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:32:25 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 53525 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Melanie Devaney: Greenville BeatGrass: Everlasting Home http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/beatgrass-everlasting-home <p>We were saddened to hear that<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/beatgrassband" target="_blank"> BeatGrass</a></strong> banjo-picker Pete Mergard passed away last week. Here’s a song from the Cheyenne-based band’s December 2013 visit to the WPM studios.</p><p>http://youtu.be/31QQh9LLty0</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132059167&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:28:46 +0000 Anna Rader, Ben Slater & Micah Schweizer 53267 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net BeatGrass: Everlasting Home Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/cowgirl-bluegrass-band-della-maes-wyoming-connection <p>A bluegrass band with Wyoming connections will be holding its breath at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. That’s because Della Mae’s recording ‘This World Oft Can Be’ is up for Best Bluegrass Album. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer reports.</p><p>MICAH SCHWEIZER: Late last year, late at night, the band was on the road in Tennessee when they heard the news. Shelby Means, who plays bass and sings harmony, says the band was packed into a van with their soundman at the wheel.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:20:55 +0000 Micah Schweizer 53020 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection Sybarite5: Black Bend http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/sybarite5-black-bend <p>Genre-bending string quintet <strong><a href="http://www.sybarite5.org/" target="_blank">Sybarite5</a></strong> performs Dan Visconti’s ‘Black Bend.’</p><p>http://youtu.be/ZyRakfQs4dM</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130712156&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:17:47 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 52894 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Sybarite5: Black Bend Reverend Freakchild: In My Time Of Dying http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/reverend-freakchild-my-time-dying <p>New York-based bluesman<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Reverend-Freakchild/137706819606417" target="_blank"> Reverend Freakchild </a></strong>brings some old-time religion to Single Shot Live.</p><p>http://youtu.be/5UtcQM0rSHE</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129356442&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:30:13 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 52563 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Reverend Freakchild: In My Time Of Dying Top 20 CD's of 2013 http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/top-20-cds-2013 <p>WPR's Top 20 CD's of 2013 from listener and staff votes. <span class="userContent">Thanks to everyone who voted: </span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick & Paul Montoya 51981 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Top 20 CD's of 2013 Coastwest Unrest: Our Punk Rock http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/coastwest-unrest-our-punk-rock <p>Guitar-drum duo<strong><a href="http://www.reclaimrecords.com/" target="_blank"> CoastWest Unrest</a></strong> brings some warm sounds from Las Vegas to chilly Wyoming.</p><p></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124205160&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:41:19 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 51089 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Coastwest Unrest: Our Punk Rock Interview with musician Shakey Graves http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/interview-musician-shakey-graves <p>Sydney Dalis was given the opportunity to speak with musician <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shakey-Graves/123688040988781" target="_blank">Shakey Graves</a></strong> about his experiences in Wyoming, specifically Yellowstone Park. This aired during Morning Music with Grady Kirkpatrick.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:49:55 +0000 Sydney Dalis 51032 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Interview with musician Shakey Graves Vote for your Top 5 CD picks of 2013 http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/vote-your-top-5-cd-picks-2013 <p>You’re invited to send in your Top 5 CD picks of 2013. We’ll add up listener picks and compile the Top 20 of 2013 to play back on <strong><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/programs/morning-music-grady-kirkpatrick-wyoming-public-radio" target="_blank"><em>Morning Music</em></a></strong>.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:28:57 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick 51031 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Vote for your Top 5 CD picks of 2013 A cappella vocal ensemble The King's Singers performs at WPM http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/cappella-vocal-ensemble-kings-singers-performs-wpm <p>On a snowy and cold Thursday morning, the British a cappella vocal ensemble the <strong><a href="http://www.kingssingers.com/">King's Singer's </a></strong>warmed up the Morning Music studio. The King's Singers are on tour of festive performances across the United States. One of their stops includes a performance in Laramie at the University of Wyoming's <strong><a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/foundation/performing-arts/" target="_blank">Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:54:31 +0000 Anna Rader 50855 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net A cappella vocal ensemble The King's Singers performs at WPM Spencer Bohren: Borrowed Time http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/spencer-bohren-borrowed-time <p>Because this was recorded during WPR’s fall pledge drive, we have thoughtfully edited out the talking. Enjoy the music of Casper-born, New Orleans-residing <strong><a href="http://www.spencerbohren.com/">Spencer Bohren</a></strong>—guilt-free!</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7XmqAO6Lk4&amp;feature=youtu.be</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/122932219&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:44:27 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Anna Rader & Ben Slater 50701 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Spencer Bohren: Borrowed Time Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons: Comin’ Back For More http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/sneaky-pete-and-secret-weapons-comin-back-more <p><strong><a href="http://www.reverbnation.com/sneakypeteandthesecretweapons">Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons</a></strong> is a six-piece funk band based in Jackson.</p><p>http://youtu.be/V5gKhFPyzeI</p><p></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/121886076" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:46:35 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Anna Rader & Ben Slater 50405 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons: Comin’ Back For More Wyoming offers Kate MacLeod songwriting inspiration http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-offers-kate-macleod-songwriting-inspiration <p>Salt Lake City-based singer-songwriter <a href="http://www.katemacleod.com/" target="_blank">Kate MacLeod </a>has a new album coming out at the end of the year. <em>At Ken Sanders Rare Books</em> is a live collection of songs written over the past 30 years, all based on books. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer spoke with Kate MacLeod about the new record and her Wyoming-inspired songs.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:26:15 +0000 Micah Schweizer 49541 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming offers Kate MacLeod songwriting inspiration Shook Twins: Crisper http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/shook-twins-crisper <p>Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook make up the Indie Folk-Pop band<strong> <a href="http://www.shooktwins.com/site/">Shook Twins</a></strong>. They now reside in Portland, Oregon. Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dG_4U5fr-M</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/118565433" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:27:26 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 49380 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Shook Twins: Crisper Whiskey Slaps: Done Run Out Of Charm http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/whiskey-slaps-done-run-out-charm <p>Hillery Lynn, Birgit Burke, and <span class="text_exposed_show">Pryce Taylor make up the local Laramie band <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/WhiskeySlapsHilleryBirgit">Whiskey Slaps</a></strong>. Hillery </span>has been playing guitar, singing and writing songs most of her life. Birgit has been writing songs, singing, and playing various musical instruments most of her life as well. <span class="text_exposed_show">Their songwriting, guitar playing and mandolin playing lift elements from 1920’s blues, old-time, Appalachian folk and country western. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:15:11 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 48696 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Whiskey Slaps: Done Run Out Of Charm Gooding: I'm Not Listening http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/gooding-im-not-listening <div class="col1"><div class="pageSection" id="pageSection_columnOne"><p><a href="http://www.goodingmusic.com/"><strong>Gooding</strong></a> is soul-stirring, animated Rock ‘n’ Roll from the plains. Guitarist/Singer and namesake “Gooding” and his band of brothers, Jesse Rich and Billy Driver, have been touring nonstop for 8 years. Their live shows are infused with the confident energy and heart-on-your-sleeve emotion that only comes from 3 childhood friends living out their dream on the road.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5irOlojj7Qc</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:00:18 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 48354 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Gooding: I'm Not Listening Lynn Miles: More http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/lynn-miles-more <p><strong><a href="http://www.lynnmilesmusic.com/">Lynn Miles </a></strong>is one of Canada’s most accomplished singer/songwriters. With seven albums to her credit, the winner of multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a 2003 Juno Award for Roots &amp; Traditional Solo Album of the Yea<span class="text_exposed_show">r, she has certainly found her strength over time.</span></p><p><br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtcIbOTJHsc</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:12:54 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 48023 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Lynn Miles: More Luke Bell: The Glory and The Grace http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/luke-bell-glory-and-grace <p>Hailing from the&nbsp;mountains and plains of Northern Wyoming, <strong><a href="http://lukebellmusic.com/">Luke Bell</a></strong>’s music is shaped by his lineage of ranchers, tobacco farmers and&nbsp;ministers. This young singer-songwriter naturally brings us a blend of the old time&nbsp;blues/country sound and contemporary lyricism about poverty, loss, hardship, and&nbsp;redemption.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALKFssZDWDw</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:27:04 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 47169 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Luke Bell: The Glory and The Grace Laramie songwriter responsible for first recorded duet of Dr. John, Bobby Rush http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/laramie-songwriter-responsible-first-recorded-duet-dr-john-bobby-rush <p>Here’s a new song that was released in September at a Crimestoppers fundraiser in New Orleans. <strong>Another Murder in New Orleans</strong> is the first song New Orleans music legends Dr. John and Bobby Rush have recorded together. The songwriter is Laramie native Carl Gustafson, and as he explains, the song came out of a meeting with producer Donald Markowitz, who had Gustafson leaf through the New Orleans newspaper, the Times-Picayune…</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:16:40 +0000 Micah Schweizer 47039 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Laramie songwriter responsible for first recorded duet of Dr. John, Bobby Rush Underhill Rose: Little House http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/underhill-rose-little-house <p>Asheville based Americana band <strong><a href="http://www.underhillrose.com/">Underhill Rose</a></strong> kicks off our new web music series, Single Shot Live. Grab a cup of coffee (or your drink of choice) and listen to Underhill Rose and their heartfelt country tune, "Little House".</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04trdjSbobo</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/110081203" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:26 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 46798 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Underhill Rose: Little House Legendary singer, songwriter, producer, arranger and Master of Space and Time http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legendary-singer-songwriter-producer-arranger-and-master-space-and-time <p>Leon Russell talked with Grady Kirkpatrick ahead of his show in Laramie Aug 6, 2013.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:22:38 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick 45479 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legendary singer, songwriter, producer, arranger and Master of Space and Time Interview with The WYOmericana Caravan http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/interview-wyomericana-caravan <p><strong><a href="http://www.wyomericana.com/">The Wyomericana Caravan</a> </strong>pulled into Wyoming Public Radio on May 14, 2013 ahead of their kickoff show in Laramie.&nbsp; <strong><a href="http://www.jshogren.com/">J Shogren</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://www.jalancrossland.com/">Jalan Crossland</a></strong> and <strong><a href="http://screendoorporch.com/">Screen Door Porch</a></strong> each played their Wyoming brand of Americana music.&nbsp; They also talked with Grady Kirkpatrick about the tour.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 23:01:48 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick 41793 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Interview with The WYOmericana Caravan