Schedule

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

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  • Rhythm Roulette with DJ Solid Sound. Each week, DJ Solid Sound delivers a 1-hour mix based around a new genre, category, or concept. Featuring a mix of local, national, and international artists, both current and classic, this isn’t your average variety mix. Thu 9pm, Sun 10am
  • There is a home game this week for the Men’s Varsity Basketball team at Ballard High School, so tune in on Tuesday evening for a live broadcast!  Tue 7-10pm
  • Dick Lee’s – 60s Garage Rock from California show It features garage rock from California during the decade of the 1960’s along with national hits of the day. This week features Christmas music! Sat 10am, Sun 4pm
  • The Secret Word Show is a music-based podcast themed around a “word picked out of thin air” to set up an eclectic program of various genres. Local musician and KBFG board member Eric Muhs picks ’em. This week’s episode is centered around the word “Island.” Wed 9am, Fri 5pm
  • Law and Disorder= This is a podcast from Nov 27, 2017 – Defend J20: First Protestors. Last January, at Donald Trump’s Inauguration, over 230 people—some protesters, some not—were trapped and arrested by police. Federal prosecutors charged them with a crime that actually doesn’t exist in DC: “felony rioting.” Armed with secret warrants, prosecutors then probed deeply into the defendants’ personal lives. (Also discussed) The Russian Revolution.
  • Crossroads Climate and Social Justice ConferenceJeremy Smithson gave a talk on climate change “Electricity, Solar Power and Climate Equity” at the Love at the Crossroads Climate and Social Justice Conference on Oct 28th,  2017.
  • “You Heard It Here” is a show where our own volunteer  Pamela Burton will introduce KBFG listeners to our newest programs. This week’s program features talks with Louise Bendall about her love of music made by Seattle musicians. Her program, “Local With Louise” introduces the KBFG audience to independent music made in Seattle and lets you know where bands are playing.
    The second half of the show is a talk about Pam’s garden with Lisa Taylor who we hope will do a regular gardening program. Lisa Taylor is a garden educator and master composter who taught organic gardening for over 30 years. She was the guiding light behind Seattle Tilth’s children’s garden program and continues to teach edible gardening classes to all ages. Tue 6pm, Sun 11am
  • The Tangerine Trio is a trio of Seattle musicians with a love for classic vocals like Patsy Cline. We caught them at Kirke Park playing for the neighborhood
  • Char Seawell is a Seattle area singer-songwriter-musician with a fine taste for folk songs. Here is a performance from Cafe Zippy in September
  • Local with Louise is a weekly show produced by our very own volunteer Louise Bendall where she features local Seattle artists. This week will feature bands like Monitor, Weep Wave, Vicious Petals, Richie Dagger’s Crime, Urban Ghost, Guayaba, aka Ethos, doNormaal, Jonny Sonic, Aquamarine Space Unicorns, Actionesse, Asterhouse, Temple Canyonmetsä, Cory CavazosNiagara MoonBlack Giraffe. Thu 8am, Fri 7pm
  • In August we caught acoustic performances by Rob Kneisler, Matt Price and Peter Spencer at Couth Buzzard.
  • The Sea Monster Radio Show is a syndicated show dedicated to musicians who perform at The Sea Monster Lounge in Wallingford, hosted by Mackenzie McAninch. In this episode, hear music from artists such as Good Quiver, Nick Drummond, Good Luck Have Fun, Human Ottoman, Funky 2 Death, Scarlet Parke, Vaudeville Etiquette, Tai Shan, Happy Orchestra and  more.
  • Both Seattle band Karmic Unrest, and Annie O’Neill with Amy Denio stopped by for special, in-studio performances to promote a Hurricane Benefit they are playing at The High Dive in Fremont on Nov 22nd to benefit the ASPCA and all of the work they did for animals effected by recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Learn more about this upcoming event here.
  • The Cascadia Climate Organization is a local group who presented this first panel discussion from May led by environmental scientists from the Puget Sound. It was a clear description of the anticipated effects of climate change.
  • International Blues Challenge: This regional battle of the blues bands selected out representatives to the finals of the  IBC in Memphis. They all deserved to go! Part 1 features Amber Sweeney and Brett Benton from August at the 2017 Snohomish Taste of Music Festival. Part 2 features CD Woodbury and also The Emerald City Jug Band.  Part 3 features John “Greyhound” Maxwell, and James A Brunner. Part 4 features Jolene Gayle and The Sidemen. Part 5 features Will Morgan of Willie and The Whips
  • 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.
  • Steve Bailey is a well known blues musician with extraordinary harp playing and slide guitar skills. Move over, Muddy Waters.
  • 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.
  • Lilla Spelmanslag is a Seattle area group of young musicians aged 8 to 18 playing Scandinavian music.
  • 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.