Enjoy a front row seat at house concerts, song circles and coffeehouses, guided by Mississippi folk musician John Voorhees. Live music, interviews and commentary.
SWRFA Jam 1 - James Lee Stanley & John Batdorf - All Wood And Stones
This is the first of a series of shorter, music-intensive shows featuring live performances from last year's Southwest Regional Folk Alliance in Austin, TX. In this episode, James Lee Stanley and John Batdorf showcase their acoustic versions of Rolling Stones classics. Their 2005 CD is called All Wood and Stones.
This year's SWRFA is just around the corner, September 27-30. To learn more or get tickets, go to swrfa.com.
Fun-Size 5: Lori Holyfield - Pay Attention
On the last day of the Kerrville Folk Festival, here's a recording from the first song circle of the year at Camp Stupid. Sociology professor Dr. Lori Holyfield lays down some musical wisdom.
Visit Dr. Holyfield's page at U of Arkansas to learn about the Veterans Oral History Project.
Episode 9 - A First Time For Everything
This episode, we sit in on the First-Timers showcases at the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) and talk with Charlie Stewart of Handshake Management. Includes live recorded tunes from the following artists:
Hamp & Janet
Bev Barnett & Greg Newlon
Charlie Stewart's Handshake Management has offered to answer any management questions listeners might have. Email Charlie at Handshakemgt@aol.com and mention That's Soundacious in the subject line.
Episode 8 - Let's All Go To The Lobby
For this episode, John Voorhees sets up his microphone in the lobby of the Austin Midtown Holiday Inn during registration for the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance music conference (SWRFA). Among the passing players are Tom Corbett, Rob Lytle, Jim Jones, John Scholten and 2 Bit Palomino. We also talk with organizer Dalis Allen about the difference between SWRFA and Kerrville Folk Festival (which she also coordinates).
Episode 7 - Monster Jam Session
We return with a groovy, ghoulie Halloween episode, featuring monstrous melodies from Kyle Howe, John & Tanya, Joe McClure and Butch Morgan, plus keyboard creepies from Julie Bonk and a little harmonic salvation from Brother Sun!
Tomorrow morning I'm heading off to the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance in Austin! Here's where we stand.
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Good music, great attitude
I love John's open approach and his "music-is-for-everybody" vibe. There's also just a touch of behind-the-scenes talk about songwriting in the interview that I'd love to hear more of in the future. Great show!