Music Announcements

On this week’s True Brit!, host Simon Husbands welcomes our very first visiting dignitary – the Mayor of the Minneapolis suburb Golden Valley! Mayor Shep Harris will walk the red carpet and then set aside his chains of office as he shares his love of music and gives us an insight into how to be a rocking good democratically elected leader.

Hannibal Lokumbe will be the featured guest on the Collective Eye this Saturday, Feb. 11th, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Hannibal is in town as the featured composer, educator, and artist-in-residence for the annual Witness celebration.

To quote Sir Paul McCartney, “you’d think that people would have had enough of silly love songs. But I look around me and see it isn’t so.”

Well, if you’ve had your fill and are looking for something different, tune in to the 20th Annual Love Stinks Special on “In Your Ear”.

On February 7th, we will be bearing water and playing the music of some Aquarian artists as well as honoring the Day of Yemanja,Feb. 2nd, in Brazil. This is a birthday show for our Aquarian listeners…..and our program!

Eve sits in for Ken Hippler on GOOD & COUNTRY to play some of her C&W favorites; a dream realized! Special guest artist Prudence Johnson stops in to sing country with Tim Hennessy on guitar & Joe Savage on pedal steel, in studio! Be our guest for a soulful 2 hours of country moods from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday….

This week’s True Brit! will be presented by musical madman Mr. Colin Robinson in the first link up between True Brit! and Liverpool, UK! Colin Robinson will be well known to many KFAI listeners through his voice-overs and guest spots on the station – and he will bring his unique presence and attitude to the True Brit! airwaves as he plays some great music, all from the UK!

Tune in to Freewheelin’ Wednesday, February 1 as host Jackson Buck welcomes Steve Kaul & The Brass Kings to the KFAI studios.

Local group The Pines join Pam on Monday, January 30th, 11am, to give a preview of their new album, “Dark So Gold,” out January 31st.

David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey are the founding members of The Pines, signed to Red House Records in 2006. “Dark So Gold,” their third album, marks a physical growth in the band from duo to seven members.

Crap From The Past, the legendary pop music radio show on KFAI (90.3 FM Minneapolis, 106.7 FM St. Paul, airing on Friday nights from 10:30 to midnight), turns twenty years old this week.

You may call it late Tuesday night (as we do) or you may call it very early Wednesday morning (if you want to miss the show), but this week come the point where midnight splits the difference, you will find former Radio Rumpus Room hosts Ron and Jean sitting in for Abbi on Dart Gun Radio. Don’t expect any birthday (or death day) observances, but don’t be surprised if a set or two “ripped from to

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