August 2011 Freewheelin' Archives

8/31/2011 Freewheelin'
8/3/2011 Freewheelin'

New music included Eilen Jewell, Jake Manders, Candye Kane, and Grayson Capps.

Thanks to Jake Manders and Alyssa Bicking for stopping in to the show today. They performed a few songs live in-studio plus we played a couple of tracks from Jake’s new CD. By the way, Freewheelin’ First Friday will be presenting Jake’s CD Release Party at the 331 Club this Friday night at 10:00.

Also, guitar great Eric Johnson called in for a brief phone interview. He’s in town Thursday night at the Varsity Theatre.

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8/10/2011 Freewheelin'

Thanks to Ray Bonneville for calling in today. He has a new CD entitled “Bad Man’s Blood” on Red House Records and will be appearing this Friday, August 19 at the Landmark Center in St. Paul. Yours truly will be the MC for the evening. More information at

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In addition to Ray Bonnevilles “Bad Man’s Blood”, other new releases included John Hiatt, Honest Monday, Grace Askew & the Black Market Goods, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, plus Elam McKnight & Bob Bogdal.

8/17/2011 Freewheelin'

Thanks to Nate Dungan (Trailer Trash) for calling in today. He books the music at the State Fair, so we chatted about some of the great acts that will be coming to town at the great Minnesota get together. We also played music by some of the performers who’ll be appearing there including Redd Volkaert, Marcia Ball, Junior Brown, Deke Dickerson, The Turtles, and Dr. John.

In the second hour, our studio guests were members of Murzik, Rhythm & The Sounds, and The Half Hearts.

New music this week included tracks by Imelda May, Moreland & Arbuckle (with Steve Cropper on guitar), The Jayhawks, Hugh Laurie (of House fame) and Old 97’s.

We gave away tickets to Hippiefest…taking place at the Zoo on Sunday night.

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8/24/2011 Freewheelin'

Jackson and the ladies this afternoon. Angie and Sweet Mama J, I was in good hands. Sweet Mama J came in to talk about her gig this Saturday night at Lee’s, opening for Dave Gonzalez & The Stone River Boys. She also sang with Wanda Jackson tonight at Xcel Energy Center, opening for Adele.

Second hour was devoted to music featuring Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan, a.k.a. Flo & Eddie as either lead or backup singers. We played some of their solo material, Turtles songs, Zappa, T. Rex, Stephen Stills, Mothers….even a little bit from their old syndicated radio show. Flo & Eddie will be appearing at the State Fair Monday night, rain or shine.

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