Music Announcements

Back after a two-week hiatus, join Glen Leslie for a star studded edition of Jet Set Planet, Friday May 11th. Glen brings you all the goodies he picked up at this year’s Record Store Day that took place back on April 21st. It’s a vinyl lovers heyday!

Join local musician Ben Cook-Feltz on Pam Without Boundaires Monday morning at 11am as he talks about his songwriters’ series at The Beat Coffeehouse. “Songwriters & Storytellers” features some of the metro’s well-known singer-songwriters such as Ben Glaros, alongside some of newer names in local music.

Tune In – Up Late Friday Night, Apr. 27th from 2am-6am on KFAI with The Lennie Chism Show (TLCS). No cover charge!

In between the “New York New Jack Swingbeat Revue” spinning of nostalgic music by Guest DJ/co-host Simply SPINtacular Spider J DOUBLE OH OH (Old skool Original) Hamilton DJing, Certified Celebrity Comedian Karen J.

Chastity Brown is a Tennessee-raised, Minneapolis-based soul songstress with an alluring tendency to turn heads and hold audiences captive with her jazz-tinged folk compositions, mesmerizing voice and expressive musicianship. Brown’s latest album, Back-Road Highways, features stellar support from long-time bandmates Michael X.

Award-winning Film Director, Judy Chaikin, joins the Collective Eye on Saturday, April 21st to share highlights of her film appearing in the Minneapolis St.

Tonight at 10pm on “Live From Studio 5!” we feature the music of The Jana Nyberg Group. The Jana Nyberg Group consists of: Jana Nyberg- vocals/flute, Evan Montgomery- guitar/vocals, Matt Peterson- bass/vocals, and Jake Nyberg/Greg Schutte- drums. Their debut CD features Mark Urness on bass, and their latest release, “Fever,” features Derek Dreier on drums.

Tune in to Freewheelin’ on Wednesday, April 18 as host Jackson Buck interviews the legendary guitarist, singer, producer Johnny Winter. Johnny Winter is a guitar hero best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances.

The Sugar Shop goes live on Friday, April 13th from 4-6 pm with the 8th annual Sweet on School Dance in Support of Public Education.

Please join hosts Lolly & Lily Obeda at Hiawatha Community School, 4201 42nd Avenue South in Minneapolis, or here on the airwaves of KFAI for a celebration all things good about school.

Do you recall the Boogeyman? The monsters under the bed? The crying woman who would ‘get you’ if you misbehaved? All legends, fantastical creatures and wonders are embedded in culture and society.

Thank you to everyone who supported KFAI during our spring pledge drive – through time, food, resources, and the amazing 1,018 people who gave over $75,700 by the end of Friday.

If you missed the drive, you can still contribute to help us reach $90,300 this spring!