Music Announcements

It’ll be 1987 All Over Again as former RRR hosts Ron and Jean sit in on this week’s Dec. 10 edition of Crap From The Past (Friday 10:30 p.m.-midnight).

Host Ron Gerber’s recent protests to the contrary, some of us continue to believe there are actually people who tune in their radios every Friday night to hear the program called Crap From The Past.

Join Glen Leslie in the Fab Four(th) Dimension, Friday night at 9, as he celebrates 90 minutes of Beatles covers by washed-up Easy Listening hacks and wannabes. Stiff, soul-stripping music from deep within the Higher-Than-Fi universe. It happens on Jet Set Planet, Friday, December 10th, from 9:00 to 10:30pm.

It’s gonna be a hard days nightmare.

Tonight we’re gonna ROCK the house with two bands for the price of none! We’ll start off with Phantom Tails described as solid, bone-rattling, hair-tossing, fist-pumping, whole-body-jamming rock ‘n’ roll followed by the Sex Rays.
KFAI DJ Cyn Collins gives the Sex Rays a ringing endorsement: The Sex Rays are cool, in a ’60s/‘70s way, she says.

Tune in Tuesday as Connecticut-based Joe Roberto & Poverty Hash dish out their carnival-blues style music live on Spin with Cyn shortly after 11 a.m.!

Continuing a Palmer’s Bar residency through most of December, Joe Roberto & Poverty Hash’s intensely energized shows are a must-see.

From 11am to noon on KFAI Monday, December 6th, the topic is 2010 politics, with a healthy dose of the music mix you expect on Monday mornings, and the sharp observations you expect from Lizz Winstead.

From her LinkedIn profile: _As a co-creator and former head writer of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, and co-founder of Air America Radio; Lizz Winstead has emerged as a critically acclaimed

Tune in to Freewheelin: this Wednesday, December 1, as host Jackson Buck welcomes the Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins: to the KFAI studios.

The Penguins will be performing live and chatting about their upcoming (Dec. 3) Yuletide Sweater Ball lll at Jackson’s Freewheelin’ 1st Friday music series at the 331 Club.

Tonight’s episode of Radio Pocho will take us back in time to the year 1973. This year brings us the tail end of the Vietnam war, Richard Nixon’s presidency, and widespread inflation across the world. Musical innovation tends to flourish under this kind of adversity.

On True Brit!

This week on “Live From Studio 5!” we feature TWO bands for the price of NONE: First up, Alicia Wiley referred to as a “brooding and enigmatic local songwriter”, promoting the release of her newest album, Both Sides. Her CD release show is at First Avenue 7th Street Entry the next night.

Local group Felonious Bosch celebrates the release of a new album Saturday, December 4th, at the 501 Club.