Get a preview of Friday's Dearborn Symphony Orchestra concert when guest conductor Rich Ridenour and the fabulous Boogie Woogie Babies bring their world of big band to WHFR.
Sandy Butler joins in to tell the listeners about Friday's fundraiser and other Symphony (www.dearbornsymphony.org) events.
Tune in to "The World of Big Band" this Friday at 11am and jump. jive & wail!
1 V/A - Crazy Heart Soundtrack
2 Vampire Weekend - Contra
3 Jill Jack - Songwriter Sessions
4 Beach House - Teen Dream
5 Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
6 Generationals - Con Law
7 The Postmarks - Memoirs At The End Of The World
8 Brendan Benson - My Old, Familiar Friend
9 David Bazan - Curse Your Branches
10 Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions - Through The Devil Softly
As "Motor Live Drive @ 5" celebrates it's third anniversary showcasing local bands live in the WHFR studio, we are very excited with the upcoming schedule! Heating up the airwaves on Thursday, February 4th at 5:00 pm, the rock band Phang will be performing their debut CD "Princess Magma". And joining the team February 11th, the three-piece garage band Ruggs will be shaking things up. For a list of the almost 100 bands who have played visit the Motor Live Drive myspace site: myspace.com/motorlivedrive.
Bill Konkolesky discusses the interworkings of Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) as well as his new book "Experiencer: Raised in Two Worlds". The State Director for Michigan MUFON has been featured on SciFi’s "Abduction Diaries" and Peter Jennings’ "Seeing is Believing". He has been a guest on numerous radio shows and lecturer on the alien-abduction phenomenon.
Join us 1pm Tuesday to learn what it is like to live in this reality, while enduring occasional visits from another.
Gabe Dodson is the singer/songwriter for Old Empire. Evoking everything from Motown, to 60’s surf rock, traditional country and NYC new wave, Old Empire's music spans the breadth of American pop. OE's debut, "Queen City Quandaries", was recorded at Ferndale's Tempermill Studio.
Tune in 7pm tomorrow to hear the music and meet the musicians.
Talented Singer/Songwriter Jill Jack will be live in studio on Sunday, Jan 31 at noon on WHFR's "Acoustic Alternatives". Jill will play songs from her new "Songwriter Sessions" disc. Join your host John Bommarito for this secial treat, and tune in to "Acoustic Alternatives" every Sunday from 10am-1pm for this and other amazing music and live performances.
01 Sheila Landis - Heart Plaza
02 Soundtrack - Leverage
03 Spoon - Transference
04 Ben Fuller - Aquarian Sun
05 Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
06 Vampire Weekend - Contra
07 The Postmarks - Memoirs At The End of The World
08 Generationals - Con Law
09 Devendra Banhart - What Will We Be
10 Fruit Bats - The Ruminant Band
Robert Taylor, scholar and teacher of Vedic philosophy, Bhakti Yoga practioner, author and TV host is Michael Holloway's guest this month.
Mr. Taylor is a featured speaker and writer in the area of metaphysics. He has hosted several media shows on
spirituality. The Grosse Pointe resident produces and hosts "Out of the Ordinary, Into the Extraordinary" a popular holistic metaphysical TV show.
Tune in for a special one-hour tribute to Martin Luther King with commentary from Andrew Young, Rosa Parks, and Edward M. Kennedy. Music of Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, and the SNCC Freedom Singers, takes you back to the 60s. Enjoy the broadcast at 9am and 1pm.
"Singers Of United Lands" shares its special brand of world music on "Common Ground" noon-2pm. Learn about the origin of this fascinating project, meet the musicians, and enjoy the wonderful music!
Then stay tuned for Sheila Landis and her unique style of Jazz, Latin and blues on "No Boys A-Loud" from 2pm-4pm. Sheila has been named "Outstanding Jazz Vocalist" by The Detroit Music Awards seven times.