Schedule

Check out our schedule this week and be sure to tune in by streaming on these days and times!

 

  • Susan Reinhard knows everything about Ballard history and makes it interesting in this walking tour of Ballard History Walk.
  • The Seattle Storytellers Guild is a top notch organization of local storytellers.
  • Jim Page and Orville Johnson are perhaps Seattle’s two best-known folk musicians and songwriters. A pleasure to have them on the air.
  • Lance Lambert is a local storyteller specializing in stories about growing up.
  • Songwriters in Seattle is a varied group of those dedicated to the art of creating  songs. They meet at a variety of locations around Seattle including the Couth Buzzard Bookstore. Elsa Hay and Denise Glover are featured in this April 2017 performance (Part 1). For the June 2017 performance we have Christina Shinkel and Brian Straub.
  • Mary Dessein is a fabulous local musician and storyteller who accompanies these stories on a zither, Japanese spring drum and African thumb piano.
  • Gene Marckx is a local poet and member of the Seattle Easy Speak poetry group.
  • Steve Bailey is a well known blues musician with extraordinary harp playing and slide guitar skills. Move over, Muddy Waters.
  • The Cascadia Climate Organization is a local group who presented this panel discussion led by environmental scientists from the Puget Sound. It was a clear description of the anticipated effects of climate change.
  • The Whateverly Brothers brings a wide variety of multi-instrumental folk music.
  • Squirrel Butter is Appalachian folk music and clogging! This is Part 1 of a 2 part performance
  • Pint & Dale is Maritime and folk songs from England-Scotland-Ireland.
  • Caixa is a local Seattle band that features music of both Portugal and Brazil so you will hear fados, sambas and more.
  • Patty Zeitlin is a Seattle storyteller, poet and musician. This story is entitled “Patrick O’Sullivan”and is the story of musician Pastricl’s lost concerto being found and played.
  • Lilla Spelmanslag is a Seattle area group of young musicians aged 8 to 18 playing Scandinavian music.
  • Fred Bailey is a British Columbia writer who spends much of his life on the waters of the Strait of Georgia. He specializes in nautical stories and poems.
  • Colleen Raney and her band stopped by for an in-studio performance. Colleen sings classic Irish songs with a classic voice.
  • Seumas Gagne (pronounced SHAY-mus GAHN-yay as his Facebook page says) is a local Gaelic musician and teacher we caught a recording of at Couth Buzzard in Greenwood.
  • Cafe Solstice opened their doors and let us record a performance of Celtic and Balkan musician Stanley Greenthal & SeaMuse back in December for his Winter Solstice Concert. They play music from the British Isles to Turkey.
  • Another performance from December was by Ballard Civic Orchestra at the Sunset Hill Community Association. This concert was a Latin tinged Christmas concert with flavors from opera, classical music and Christmas favorites.