Music Announcements

Fans of the music of famed songwriter Dan Penn (and that’s about everybody) had two big opportunities to sample his music on KFAI this week. The author of such songs as I’m Your Puppet, Dark End Of The Street, You Left The Water Running, Do Right Woman and countless more, was in town for a three-night stand at the Dakota Jazz Club. On Monday (Aug.

Wednesday night (August 10) at midnight (maybe Thursday August 11 to you) In Your Ear: shared the airwaves with Dr. Alessandro Cozi-Lepri of The Embrooks. Along with his bandmate Travis, they brought down lots of U.S. garage 45s to spin. If the midnight hour meant you’d already gone beddy-bye, check it out via the archives!

Tune in to Spin With Cyn: this Tuesday, July 26 as Cyn Collins airs her recent interview with highly influential guitarist Richard Lloyd, of the legendary New York post-punk band Television.

Television formed in New York City in 1973 when Lloyd and his roommate Terry Ork saw Tom Miller aka Verlaine perform three songs.

Keyboard legend Gregg Inhofer: will be paying Angie Pykonen a visit this week’s (Aug. 4) edition of In Your Ear:

Host Simon Husbands welcomes FISKUM to this week’s August 6 edition of True Brit!: (midnight Friday midnight-2 a.m.

Tune in to Freewheelin’: Wednesday, August 3 as host Jackson Buck interviews critically-acclaimed and Grammy winning guitarist Eric Johnson:

Tune in to Pam Without Boundaries: Monday, August 1st, to hear two local acts with news to fill your last month of summer. At 10am, Nathan and Mandy from Ghost in the Water: join Pam to talk about their second full-length record, coming out with a CD party at the 331 Club Saturday, August 6th.

Tune in to The Sugar Shop:sugarshop on Friday, July 29th, as guest host Mark Slim Stevens airs his recent interview with legendary guitarist Johnny Winter. You can hear Sugar Shop every Friday from 4-6 p.m.

Americana darling Carrie Rodriguez: stops by KFAI on Tuesday, July 26th at 2 p.m. to play live on Womenfolk! She’ll talk about her radio-charting CD she did with Romantica’s: Ben Kyle and what else is coming up for this hot young star. Hope you can catch this KFAI exclusive live or archived:womenfolk!

Be sure and tune in Monday, July 25 at 2 p.m. when Rockin’ In Rhythm: host David Cummings welcomes his friends Sherwin and Pam Linton to the studio. A Twin Cities country music legend, Sherwin has a new album out and will be hosting a CD release party later in the week, concurrent with the observance of his third annual 70th Birthday Party.