Schedule

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

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  • KBFG’s first live show Tristan’s Bedtime Radio Hour, airs every Sunday from 7 to 8 pm. Join father-son co-hosts Tim and Tristan as they talk about dinosaurs, play favorite songs, and take requests from Tristan’s big sisters.
  • Voices Raised was put on by the Couth Buzzard and features topical songs from David Guilbault, Elsa Hay, Gary Kanter, Audrey Goodman, Nancy K. Dillon and Reggie Garrett.
  • The Powell’s Wood feature is a yearly storytelling festival featuring storytellers from across the nation. This recording features Antonio Sacre, Linda Gorham, Mary Gay Ducey and Donald Davis
  • Acoustic Blues Jam features local musicians Tom Nolet, Eric Madis, Peter Spencer and Orville Johnson playin da blues at the Couth Buzzard.
  • African Airwaves is produced by Doug Paterson of KBFG, who writes about African music and produces shows from his vast collection of African music
  • World Music Festival – A globe straddling program put on by the amazing Music Department at Sammamish High School
  • Astronomy on Tap consists of UW scientists who try and explain to mere mortals how stars are born and die. This is a recording from Peddler Brewing in June 2017
  • John Maxwell is now an instructor for the Centrum Blues Festival, specializing in the steel guitar. What an addition to our local Seattle music scene. Here is a performance of his from July at Highway 99 Blues Club.
  • Deobrat Mishra might be one of the very best sitar players in India and comes from a well known musical family specializing in Indian classical music. He was in Seattle in July at Two Dog Yoga and we were there to capture the performance.
  • Locus Focus is a top notch regional program from our friends at KBOO focusing on Pacific Northwest environmental issues. This episode is called “A Great Aridness” and it discusses the future of the great American Southwest and its future with the planet heating up.
  • Sean Gaskell is one of the few west coast players of the traditional African string instrument called the kora.
  • Seattle Growth Show: Led by Professor Jeff Shulman, this podcast focuses on the challenging aspects of rapid growth in Seattle
  • David Shields is an established Seattle writer with 20 published books to his credit
  • Earth Cycles is led by Gary Stroutsos, who has been a long term collaborator with top notch native American flute players
  • Sheri Greimes is the winner of the 2016 Washington Blues Society top vocalist award, and it’s easy to hear why.
  • Kendall and Cooper is a locally produced podcast delving into mystery books, often with author interviews. This episode features Loretta Martin.
  • 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. 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.