August 7, 2004 rebroadcast with the Memphis Horns, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, and Iris DeMent
We go to Kansas City this week with a rebroadcast of our June 15, 2002, show from Missouri's Starlight Amphitheatre, featuring music from the Memphis Horns, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, and singer-songwriter Iris DeMent.
July 31, 2004 rebroadcast with The Klezmatics, Rob Fisher, Erik Charlston, and Calvin Trillin
Stop us if you've heard this one before: This week's show is a rebroadcast of the sort-of-annual Joke Show from April 6, 2002. Guests at this performance from New York City's Town Hall include klezmer band the Klezmatics, pianist and conductor Rob Fisher, xylophone player Erik Charlston, and humorist Calvin Trillin.
July 24, 2004 rebroadcast with Joshua Bell, Walter Bobbie, and Dave Frishberg
This week we offer a rebroadcast of the April 13, 2002, show from New York City's Town Hall, which includes music from classical violinist Joshua Bell, singer/actor/director/producer Walter Bobbie, and pianist Dave Frishberg.
July 17, 2004 rebroadcast with Spencer Bohren, Butch Thompson, Duke Heitger, Topsy Chapman, and Geoff Muldaur
This week we offer a rebroadcast of the Febraury 16, 2002, show from the Saenger Theater in New Orleans, with Spencer Bohren, Butch Thompson, Duke Heitger, Topsy Chapman, and Geoff Muldaur.
July 10, 2004 rebroadcast with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, Odetta, Alexandra Hughes, Rob Fisher, and Kristin Chenoweth
This week we offer a rebroadcast of the April 27, 2002, show from New York City's historic Town Hall, featuring Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, blues and folk singer Odetta, mezzo-soprano Alexandra Hughes, pianist Rob Fisher, and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth.
July 3, 2004 broadcast with Sam Bush, Inga Swearingen, Calvin Trillin, The Existential Bass Quartet, Howard Levy, and Erica Rhodes
The last live show of this season comes to you from the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts. We welcome mandolin player Sam Bush, jazz vocalist Inga Swearingen, humorist Calvin Trillin, and the four classical bassists of the Existential Bass Quartet. Also, harmonica virtuoso Howard Levy and actress Erica Rhodes.
June 26, 2004 broadcast with Kelly Joe Phelps and Peter Ostroushko
We come to you this week from Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington, just outside Seattle. Joining us this week are be singer/songwriter Kelly Joe Phelps and mandolin master Peter Ostroushko.
June 19, 2004 broadcast with Jearlyn Steele, Cindy Cashdollar, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, Greg Fideler, and John Niemann
We bring the prairie to the Hollywood Hills this week with a broadcast from the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, California. Our guests include gospel singer Jearlyn Steele and dobro player and steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar. Plus the Hopeful Gospel Quartet stops by before launching their West Coast tour, as well as comedian Greg Fideler, who is not a fiddler, and fiddler John Nieman, who is not a comedian.
June 12, 2004 broadcast with Bella Hristova, Leo Kottke, Andy Stein, and Janis Hardy
This week's show comes to you live from the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Our musical guests include Bulgarian violin prodigy Bella Hristova, as well as acoustic guitar master Leo Kottke. Fiddler and saxophonist Andy Stein joins the Shoe Band, and mezzo-soprano Janis Hardy sings.
June 5, 2004 broadcast with Vince Giordano, Duke Heitger, Andy Stein, Butch Thompson, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Leon Redbone
The show this week was broadcast live from Meadowbrook Farm Musical Arts Center in Guilford, New Hampshire, featuring an extra-large Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, with guests Vince Giordano, Duke Heitger, Andy Stein, and Butch Thompson. We have music from acoustic rebels Old Crow Medicine Show and a return visit from Leon Redbone.