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Monday, February 16, 2009
 

Streaming version of Folk Show for February 15, 2009

We were prempted this week by WNUR Women's Basketball, but if you need your fix, here is a streaming-only show that we posted yesterday.

You can listen with software that can play mp3 streams. Apple's iTunes software can play the stream, but you won't be able to pause the show. The Real Player or winamp software allows you to pause the show. Click on the link below.

http://live.wnur.org:8092/content/folk/folk2-15-09.pls

 

This coming Sunday  is our big Phoneathon Fundraiser. We'll have lots of great premiums. For an advance look at some of our premiums (we're still adding some as we write this) go to http://www.wnur.org/support/premiums/

 Tune in live on February 22nd from 10am-Noon.

 


5:26:45 AM    comment []

Sunday, December 07, 2008
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Lucy Kaplansky
Here's our interview from last Sunday with Lucy Kaplansky. Lucy plays tonight at S.P.A.C.E in Evanston.
2:20:33 PM    comment []

Sunday, November 30, 2008
 

WNUR Folk Show Preview 11/30/08

Guest DJ Judy Dyke joins us at 10am. Then at 11am will talk to Lucy Kaplansky and give away a couple of pairs of tickets to her show at SPACE on Sunday 12/7. Alice Peacock makes a return visit to the show at 11:15 to talk about the Rock for Reading Benefit on Sat 12/6 at SPACE. Finally, we'll close out the show by giving away a pair of tickets to see Lowen and Navarro at the Morse Theatre.

See video preview here

http://seesmic.com/video/9EgY60QOBN


9:09:42 AM    comment []

Friday, November 21, 2008
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - David Massengill and Jack Hardy
Here is Sue Kessell's interview with David and Jack, originally broadcast on September 14, 2008.
10:32:20 PM    comment []

Sunday, November 09, 2008
 

Concert Calendar - November 20th through end of month
20 - Trina Hamlin - SPACE -8pm - we will give away two pairs of tickets on our Sunday 11/16 Show
21-22 - Hot Club of Cowtown - MAC - College of DuPage -8
21 - Jamie Anderson - 2-way Street Coffeehouse Downers Grove. -7:30
22 - Larry Rand & Nicole - Hogeye Concert Series - Evanston - 7:30
       Special Consensus Bluegrass - World Music Co - 8
       Jamie OíReilly - Jamieís Roots Salon w/ Beau OíReilly & The Crooked Mouth String Band
        PH (312) 458-0822   RSVP roots@jamieoreilly.com
23 - 4 Bitchiní Babes - Old Town School  - 4pm
        Buddy Mondlock - Billís Blues Bar - 7
28-29 - Jim Post/ Randy Sabin - Skokie Theater - 8
28 - Asylum Street Spankers - Old Town School - 5 & 8
       Megan McDonough - MAC - College of DuPage - 8
29 - The Chapmans - Chgo Bluegrass Legends American Legion Hall Evanston, IL - 8
       Hot Tuna - Old Town School - 7 & 10
       Muriel Anderson - Thanksgiving show - Downers Grove North High School Auditorium -  
       4436 Main St in Downers Grove at 8pm
 30 - Carl Franzen, Lonny Knight, Laurie Akermark Tour  - Billís - 7
       Hogeye 30th Anniversary - SPACE - 7
       Jonatha Brooke - Old Town School - 7
       Mark Dvorak - Lake Co Folk Club - 7

1:55:03 PM    comment []

Concert Calendar Items - November 2008

Nov 9 - Martin Taylor/Martin Simpson - Old Town School Chicago, IL- 7pm
     Trillium - Billís Blues Bar Evanston, IL 7pm


November 11 - Joan Baez - Symphony Center - Orchestra  Hall - 8pm


14 - Carrie Hasseler - Chgo Bluegrass Legends American Legion Hall Evanston, IL  8pm
        Mustardís Retreat - 2-Way Street Coffeehouse Downers Grove, IL - 7:30pm


15 - Kottke/Wainwright - MAC - College of DuPage - 8pm
       Robyn Hitchcock - Old Town School - 7pm
       Claudia Schmidt - Acoustic Renaissance Concerts -Hinsdale, IL
       Kat Eggleston - Stained Glass Coffeehouse -7pm
       Michael Smith - World Music Co - 8pm
16 - Donna Adler - Billís Blue's Bar Evanston, IL
       Pine Leaf Boys - OldTown School  - 7pm
       Rose Polenzani/Anne Heaton - SPACE Evanston, IL - 8pm
       Michael Smith - Lake Co Folk Club - 7pm
       Odetta - SPACE - 2pm
       Sons of the Never Wrong- Skokie Theater - 7pm




1:48:43 PM    comment []

Sunday, August 17, 2008
 

WNUR Folk Show 8-17-08 Preview

Coming up on today's show - video

 


8:12:23 AM    comment []

Sunday, July 06, 2008
 

July 6th Folk Show - Video Preview
Coming up on the July 6th Folk Show
8:38:19 AM    comment []

Saturday, June 28, 2008
 

Chad and Jeremy Interview

Here's our interview with Chad and Jeremy, originally broadcast on May 11, 2008.


8:17:50 AM    comment []

Sunday, June 22, 2008
 

The Refugees on WNUR - Streaming Audio

Here is Sue Kessell's interview with The Refugees,  recorded today at the WNUR Studios. Due to licensing restrictions, this interview is available for streaming only.

Click here to listen

 


3:30:30 PM    comment []

Saturday, May 31, 2008
 

Coming up on the June 1st Folk Show

Join Sue Kessell as she welcomes Mark Dvorak. Mark will be presenting a Harmony Workshop on Sunday June 8th at Nancy Emrich's home in Wilmette, IL at 1pm. Details here.

Experimental Video Into Here.

 

 


6:23:04 PM    comment []

Saturday, May 24, 2008
 

Video - preview of the 5/25 Show
Coming up tomorrow on the Folk Show
9:28:06 PM    comment []

Saturday, May 10, 2008
 

Chad and Jeremy

Coming up on the May 11th Folk Show - 60's folk-pop icons Chad and Jeremy!

Then catch them Sunday evening in Evanston at Bills Blues Bar

Join Ron Lewis starting at 10am on 89.3FM or streaming at WNUR.org


8:35:02 PM    comment []

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
 

WNUR Microblog at Twitter.com/wnurfolk

Check out our microblog at Twitter.com, for short updates on things related to the show and the folk community.


5:52:05 AM    comment []

Sunday, February 10, 2008
 

Coming Up On the February 10th Folk Show

Guest DJ Julie Rivera joins us. Julie donated to WNUR's phoneathon last February and picked the guest DJ premium. Julie will be playing sets that she selected on today's show. You can donate this year and pick a guest with the DJ slot, two weeks from today on Sunday February 24th at 10am.

In our second hour, we'll play an interview that we pre-recorded with emerging singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot at the WFMT Studios on the set of WFMT's Folkstage program hosted by Rich Warren

 

Stay tuned, starting at 10am this morning on 89.3FM or streaming at wnur.org

 


9:05:19 AM    comment []

Monday, January 28, 2008
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Old Town School Retrospective

Here is Sue Kessell's 2 hour roundtable discussion in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Old Town School of Folk Music.

Sue visits with Chris Farrell, Lance Greening, Jimmy Tomasello and Eddie Holstein.


8:39:19 PM    comment []

Saturday, January 19, 2008
 

Guests galore on the January 20th Folk Show

In the 10:00 hour will visit with Jules Eberhardt and Eddie Holstein to talk about the new album - Fred Holstein Live at the Earl of Old Town.

Then in our second hour will visit with Folk legend Jim Post. Jim plays on Sunday 1/20 at 7pm at Bill's Blues in Evanston.

We'll be on an extra 40 minutes tomorrow until 12:40  due to WNUR Sports programming that will pre-empt the Blues Show.

Tune in tomorrow starting at 10am.


9:58:02 PM    comment []

Folk Legend John Stewart has died

We're sad to report that John Stewart passed away today after suffering a brain aneurysm on Friday.

Tomorrow's host, Ron Lewis, will open the show with a tribute to John. Tune in at 10am at 89.3FM or streaming at www.wnur.org

 


9:47:48 PM    comment []

Friday, November 23, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - F.A.R.M. Conference 2007

Here is Sue Kessell's interview with several artists who were in town to attend the Folk Alliance Region Midwest Confernce held in Techny, IL over the weekend of September 28-30, 2007.

You'll hear a talk with artist management consultant Kari Estrin and you'll hear musicians Annie & Rod Capps, Venitia Sekema, Randall Williams, Chico Schwall and Andy Cohen


8:47:21 AM    comment []

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Jim Brown

Here's Sue Kessell's phone interview with Jim Brown, the director and co-producer of the film Peter Seeger: Power of Song.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page

 


7:14:11 AM    comment []

Thursday, November 22, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Peggy Seeger

Here's Kathy Kelly's interview with Peggy Seeger, originally broadcast on March 4, 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page


1:34:04 PM    comment []

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Small Potatoes

Here's Kathy Kelly's interview with Small Potatoes, originally broadcast on March 4, 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page

 


11:33:37 AM    comment []

Saturday, September 01, 2007
 

Coming up on the September 2nd Folk Show

Ron Lewis will be featuring some Labor Day tunes, along with our usual assortment of music. We'll also be visiting in the 11:00 hour with Rich Warren to talk about the second annual WFMT Folk Festival Benefit Concert

 

Tune in starting at 10am CDT at 89.3FM or streaming at WNUR.org


12:43:05 PM    comment []

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Margaret Nelson

Here's Kathy Kelly's interview with Margaret Nelson, originally broadcast in May, 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page


12:18:08 PM    comment []

Sunday, August 26, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Sons of the Never Wrong

Here's our visit with the Sons, in advance of their 15th anniversary show at the Old Town School. We recorded this interview at Bruce Roper's studio on Thursday August 16, 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page.


4:35:08 PM    comment []

Saturday, June 23, 2007
 

Coming up on the June 24th Folk Show - Kate Early

Kathy Kelly hosts this week and she'll be visiting with Kate in our 11:00 hour. Kate has a brand new CD - Mr. Versatility's Daughter. Her CD release party is at 4pm on June 24th at

Purepeace 1207 West Bryn Mawr Avenue in Chicago.

Details here

If you can't wait till Sunday and need a Folk Show fix, click on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page and download some of our recent interviews. Recent interviews posted feature  Dave Crossland, Zoe Mulford, Clay Eals and David Massengill. Check this site often - we've got a backlog of interviews still to post, including Peggy Seger, Small Potatoes and Margaret Nelson.

Then tune in live starting at 10am on Sunday June 24th.

 


7:33:09 AM    comment []

Thursday, June 21, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Dave Crossland June 17, 2007

On Fathers Day, Ron Lewis visited with  Dave Crossland.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page.


9:06:54 PM    comment []

Saturday, June 16, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Zoe Mulford

Here's our interview with Zoe Mulford, which originally aired on June 3, 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page.


3:42:31 PM    comment []

Saturday, June 09, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Clay Eals

Here is Sue Kessell's interview with Clay Eals,  author of the biography Steve Goodman: Facing the Music. The interview was originally broadcast on May 20, 2007.

 

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page.


2:50:11 PM    comment []

Saturday, June 02, 2007
 

Coming up on the June 3rd Folk Show

We're on till 1pm this week. Ron Lewis visits with singer-songwriter Zoe Mulford in our extended 12:00 hr. . Zoe  plays Sunday evening at Bills Blues. Showtime is  7pm.

If you see this post on Saturday 6/2, you can also catch Zoe on WFMT's Folkstage at 8pm

We'll also be playing a new Bruce Springsteen Pete Seeger Radio Special.

Tune in starting at 10am at 89.3FM or online (using an mp3 player) at http://www.wnur.org/


3:15:06 PM    comment []

Monday, May 28, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Kat Eggleston

Here's our interview with Kat Eggleston originally broadcast on May 13, 2007.

Kat is the permanent emcee of the Second Sunday Concert Series. Their next show is Sunday June 10, when Kat will be performing along with Kate MacLeod, Dennis Cahill and Sean O'Hare. Click the links above for more information.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page


11:09:06 AM    comment []

Friday, May 25, 2007
 

Folk Show Marathon 5/27/07 - Sort of

Ron Lewis will be filling in for the Gospel Show between 8-10am. He'll start with a continuation of the freeform format that precedes the Gospel show and then he'll slowly transition into folk. Kathy Kelly then arrives at 10am for the official Folk Show.

It's Flashback Weekend so we'll be playing a lot of tunes that were recorded before 1987.


4:05:54 PM    comment []

Sunday, May 06, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - David Massengill

Here's Sue Kessell's interview with David Massengill  recorded on Sunday April 29. 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page

 


4:36:13 PM    comment []

The Folk Show 5/6/07

We'll be on until 12:45pm today due to NU Sports programming that prempts most of the show that follows us.

Kathy Kelly will be your host from 10am-Noon and then Ron Lewis will be your host during our bonus time from Noon until 12:45pm.


10:04:49 AM    comment []

Saturday, April 28, 2007
 

David Massengill on the Folk Show - Sunday April 29th

Tune in on Sunday April 29th at 10am for our next show. Sue Kessell welcomes singer-songwriter David Massengill for some talk and music in our 11:00 hour. David will be the first musician performing on the Folk Show at the  brand new WNUR studios in Louis Hall on Northwestern's Evanston campus.

David plays Saturday evening 4/28 at 7:30 in Lombard at the Maple Street Chapel Concert series and he plays locally at Bills Blues on Sunday evening 4/29 at 7pm

Here's David's current concert schedule


9:20:05 AM    comment []

Saturday, March 31, 2007
 

Join Us For Our Debut Show At Our New Studio on April Fools Day

No April Fools here. Join Sue Kessell as she hosts our premier broadcast from WNUR's brand new digital radio studios in John J. Louis Hall on NU's Evanston campus.

Tune in at 10:00am on Sunday April 1st.

Your Hosts

Kathy Kelly

Sue Kessell

Ron Lewis (on hiatus until after tax season)


10:04:03 AM    comment []

Wednesday, March 28, 2007
 

Interviews from the WNUR Folk Show - Mark Dvorak

Here is Sue Kessell's interview with Mark, recorded on February 18, 2007.

You can download directly from the podcast graphic (right click - Windows users; Option Click Apple users).

 

Check out our other interviews by clicking on the Podcasts link along the left side of this page


6:38:55 AM    comment []


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