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Intimate interviews with your favorite WTTS artists including Paul McCartney, Chris Martin, U2, Keith Richards, Robert Plant, and many more.

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Intimate interviews with your favorite WTTS artists including Paul McCartney, Chris Martin, U2, Keith Richards, Robert Plant, and many more.

    Sam Clayton of Little Feat

    Sam Clayton of Little Feat

    Long-time Little Feat percussionist Sam Clayton sings lead vocals on a brand new album of mostly blues covers called “Sam’s Place.” He spoke with Matt Pelsor about the new record, as well as a forthcoming original Little Feat album due out next year, and recalls what it was like playing with Jimmy Buffett back in the 80s.



    Little Feat plays with Los Lobos at Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park on June 20th

    • 16 min
    Dean Roland & Will Turpin of Collective Soul

    Dean Roland & Will Turpin of Collective Soul

    Crystal McKenzie talks to two members of Collective Soul ahead of their June 8th show with Hootie & The Blowfish and Edwin McCain.

    Dean Roland talks about recording a new double album in Elvis' Palm Springs home and the inspiration that came from that experience.  He also talks about Christmas at the Rolands' house and how mom doesn't allow shop talk during the holidays.

    Bassist Will Turpin joins in on the conversation and talks about how it all began in his Dad's recording studio.  Also what it was like to step upon the stage of the Ryman Auditorium to play. 

    Collective Soul plays Ruoff Music Center June 8th with Hootie & The Blowfish and Edwin McCain

    • 15 min
    George Thorogood plays Miller Lite Carb Day

    George Thorogood plays Miller Lite Carb Day

    Afternoon host Crystal McKenzie chats with George Thorogood about the good ole days of playing the Vogue, and what a legendary room it is for the rockers of his era.  She also tossed him a FAST FIVE in the spirit of Carb Day, which he headlines on Friday, May 24th.



    Tickets to Carb Day can be found below:

    https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/indy500/buy-tickets/Carb-Day/products-carb-day?utm_source=paidsearch&utm_medium=CARBD&utm_campaign=ims2024&utm_term=branded&pc=digital-paidsrch-carb-brand&gad_source=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjw6PGxBhCVARIsAIumnWaCnxHMHMPnpLsgbTrg1m8EoG0noD7pU9WLXvPFHDZdpX9C3QM9HKYaAtM6EALw_wcB

    • 11 min
    Gary Clark Jr.

    Gary Clark Jr.

    Gary Clark Jr. plays Indianapolis on May 18th as part of the I Made Rock & Roll festival at the American Legion Mall in downtown Indianapolis. He spoke with Matt Pelsor about his new album JPEG Raw, and what it was like to work closely with Stevie Wonder on the new song “What About The Children,” as well as the the album’s themes of over-connectedness and self-consciousness through technology. He also shares his thoughts on playing a festival with the theme of the racial heritage of rock & roll. 



    Tickets available here: https://imaderocknroll.com/tickets/

    • 13 min
    Jesse Valenzuela of the Gin Blossoms

    Jesse Valenzuela of the Gin Blossoms

    Gin Blossoms founding member and rhythm guitarist Jesse Valenzuela talks with Matt Pelsor about how he really feels about the term “Jangle Pop,” and briefly shares some technical aspects of its performance. He’s also come to terms with ‘playing the hits,’ and will do so at Miller Lite Carb Day 2024 (5/24/24) as they open up for George Thorogood and the Destroyers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.



    CARB DAY INFO/TICKETS:

    https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/indy500/buy-tickets/Carb-Day/products-carb-day

    • 13 min
    Allison Russell

    Allison Russell

    Crystal McKenzie talks with the Grammy winner about Farm Aid, working with and befriending Brandi Carlile, and teaming up with Norah Jones. Plus some hard topics about her upbringing that led to her activism.

    • 13 min

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