February 2014 Pam Without Boundaries Archives

2/3/2014 Pam Without Boundaries

Big thanks to Ellis Paul for letting us call him this morning just before kicking off a 2014 tour in his hometown of Boston. Paul will be in St. Paul for two shows at the Ginkgo on Saturday, February 15th. He’ll do a 10am show for families and an intimate evening show. Keep watch on ellispaul.com for news of his upcoming release, “Chasing Beauty,” which he said would be out in a couple months, and a children’s book based on his album “The Hero in You” due out in September. We also heard new Angelique Kidjo, Cibo Matto and Dum Dum Girls this morning.

2/10/2014 Pam Without Boundaries

It was the 12th annual Rejection Day Counter-Valentine’s Day episode of PWB this morning and our guest in agony was Jeff, who brought fantastic songs fitting the theme. We opened with Stevie Wonder’s powerful critique of politicians who promise to help but haven’t done nothin’. He made a second appearance on the show because…because he’s Stevie Wonder. We also heard The Jam, Todd Rundgren, new Cibo Matto…

2/17/2014 Pam Without Boundaries

President’s Day brought on an oldie from They Might Be Giants telling us about one-term president James K. Polk. From there we heard new music by The Autumn Defense, new John Gorka and St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Charles Bradley and Mayer Hawthorne fans—heads up on that one). Check the playlist for Billie Joe + Norah, Gap Dream, more…

2/24/2014 Pam Without Boundaries

New music today from Neneh Cherry, Steep Canyon Rangers and the Delmark Records 60th anniversary collection. We also heard about the Winter Bluegrass Weekend and “Loud at the Library”—the series where local bands knock the books off the shelves at the James J. Hill Library. (Not quite, but The Sunny Era was scheduled to rock there Thursday, February 26th…)