CHARLIE PARR- AMERICAN BLUES GUITARIST brings his music to Viroqua to benefit the ARK!
Temperatures today and tomorrow will climb into the 40s and 50s, and we will return there again this week after a brief cool-down. Some snow should fall early in the week in parts of the Driftless area, but even that will be no match for the strengthening sunlight, and the push of warm southerly flow taking over the region. – Kenny Blumenfeld
World music with Genie P. and Steve Elfrink.
Raised amongst the sand dunes of Cape Cod, Genie P. took a fancy to music, words and shellfish early on. Later, as she roamed the earth seeking knowledge, she immersed herself in the many sounds, flavors and tales folks have to share. After a while she settled down on a beautiful old farmstead with her handsome husband and three clever children.Then, one day, she discovered Driftless Community Radio and conquered her fear of microphones. (more…)
Honky Tonk: 1. a cheap or disreputable bar, club, or dance hall, typically where country music is played. ”country bands at highway honky-tonks” 2.a style of country and western music of the 1950s associated with honky-tonks – “good-time urban cowboy fare with a hint of honky-tonk and a healthy measure of rock” 3. Flavorful variety with Sandler Waggoner on Driftless Honky Tonk
Eddy Nix attempted to answer that question when he joined Ed Holahan and Genie Nordskog on Life: On The Radio. You can hear that interesting conversation right here. Streaming or download.
The Kickapoo Barn Dance, Live From Pie City, is a live musical variety show, broadcast on the first Sunday of every month. The Barn Dance harkens back to regional radio shows of the 1930s–like the Chicago’s National Barn Dance and Nashville’s Grand Ol’ Opry–to bring a variety of family-friendly music and entertainment to a live and radio audience.