Blues

More live music in the studio to celebrate 2011 pledge drive:
Annie Mack along with guitarists Jeremy Johnson and Phil Schmid.

Annie came up from Rochester, Minnesota to support KFAI and to promote the 2011 International Blues Challenge. She’ll be competing May 1st at Wilebski’s Blues Saloon to see who gets to go to Memphis to represent Minnesota.

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SPRING PLEDGE DRIVE: WEEK 2

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Play list for this week. Special guest Tom Lieberman stops by during the 3:00 hour.

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SPECIAL 2011 SPRING PLEDGE EDITION OF A Great Blend Of Watercolors today! Thank you to Janis Lane-Ewart, Vern, Monica, BIG Marc, Ivy and Melinda J for helping me pledge wrap today! And a special thank you to those who pledged their support to A Great Blend Of Watercolors.

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Thanks to everyone who made a PLEDGE today. If you’d like to support the station and the show, just click over the the pledge button on the KFAI homepage and indicate your pledge is for Freewheelin’. Although we didn’t reach our goal for the show, we still have time to get there.

Thanks to KFAI’s Angie Pykonen and David Cummings for helping with the pledge rap today. Also, a big tip of the cap to our producer Bev Hlavac and all the wonderful volunteers who came in to answer the phones.

It was a weird day, with lots of equipment failures. At one point, I was bouncing around from studio to studio while the engineers were trying to get the gear to work properly. Even one of the CD players gave me trouble when I played a Captain Beefheart song. This is one of the reasons why listener support is so important…the keep the equipment working!

Most of the songs I played were from my private collection. We did, however, play another advance track from the new one by Hot Tuna. Very tasty.

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Live music in the studio for pledge drive 2011:
Saxophonist Dan Kusz and his HOT swinging band:
Pat Nelson-Drums
Corey Blanchard-Keys
Dan Ristrum-Bass
They helped support KFAI and the blues by playing in the on-air studio during pledge drive. It was fun and helped me make money!

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SPRING PLEDGE DRIVE: WEEK I

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