Talkin Music

Talkin Music,  brought to you each Thursday, highlights local or locally-performing musical artists from a variety of genres with interviews, music and live performances.

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Talkin Music: Kipori Woods

Aug 14, 2014

Blues man Kipori Woods stops by the KVNF studios before his show at the  Revolution Brewery in Paonia.

Local Motion: Backyard Concert

Aug 6, 2014
Andrew Cullen

Folk and blues guitarist, Marisa Anderson and alternative country artist, Jesse Hadden chat with Ali Lightfoot before their backyard performance in Paonia.

Talkin Music: Orion Freeman

Jul 31, 2014

Singer songwriter, Orion Freeman stops by and plays a few songs before his show in Paonia.   Local musician, David Alderdice joins him on drums.

Talkin Music: Kid Kotowich

Jul 25, 2014

Canadian musician Kid Kotowich stopped by the KVNF studios to play some music and talk about her  stint as a jazz trombonist and vocalist for The Happy Pals – a well known jazz band in Toronto. 

Talkin Music: Andrew Bird

Jul 21, 2014

Multi instrumentalist, Andrew Bird speaks with Ali Lightfoot at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

Talkin Music: Arise Festival

Jul 11, 2014

DJ SaraTonin speaks with musician, Tierro about the 2014 Arise Festival coming up in August.

Talkin Music: Sam Bush

Jul 8, 2014

DJ Lou Wren speaks with Sam Bush, at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

Talkin Music: Gabrielle Louise

Jun 26, 2014

Singer songwriter Gabrielle Louise visits with Ali Lightfoot and plays some tunes.

Talkin Music: Chatham County Line

Jun 26, 2014

North Carolina bluegrass band Chatham County Line perform at the KVNF studios.

Talkin Music: Paonia Cherry Days Festival

Jun 16, 2014

Paonia Cherry Days Festival organizers, Tina Walker and Skip Naft, talk about all the music and entertainment planned for this year's festival.

Talkin Music: Moriah Woods

May 29, 2014
Ali Lightfoot

Paonia singer songwriter, Moriah Woods talks with Ali Lightfoot shares her music.

Talkin Music: Mt Thelonious

May 22, 2014

The acoustic trio Mt Thelonious  dropped by the KVNF studios  to play a few tunes before their show at the Revolution Brewery in Paonia.

Talkin Music: Sean Hayes

May 9, 2014

San Francisco-based indie folk soul artist, Sean Hayes speaks with Ali Lightfoot.

Talkin Music: David Jacobs-Strain & Michelle McAfee

Apr 21, 2014

KVNF's Bill Powers visits with the duo of David Jacobs- Strain and Michelle McAfee.

Talkin Music: Lisa Hilton

Mar 28, 2014

The Hurricane speaks with jazz pianist, Lisa Hilton about her new album Kaleidoscope.

Talkin Music: You Knew Me When

Mar 14, 2014

Amber McDaniel speaks with the husband and wife duo, "You Knew Me When."

Talkin Music: Mike Gwinn & Dave Snider

Mar 11, 2014

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Mike Gwinn about his new CD,  "Still Goin 70 in a 55,"   Local producer and musician,  Dave Snider joins them.

Talkin Music: John Hutchison & David Snider

Feb 25, 2014

KVNF's Willie Chicken interviews local musicians John Hutchison and David Snider.

Talkin Music: Lucius

Feb 20, 2014
JT Thomas

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot speaks with Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of the band Lucius the morning after their sold out show at the Paradise Theater in Paonia.

Talkin Music: The Reminders

Jan 24, 2014

MC Big Samir of the Colorado Springs based hip hop group The Reminders talks with Ali Lightfoot.

Talkin Music: Bill O'Brien

Jan 17, 2014

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Paonia singer songwriter, Bill O'Brien.

Talkin Music: Monika Evstatieva

Jan 15, 2014

On this episode of Talkin Music, KVNF's Ali Lightfoot and DJMJ speak with Monika Evstatieva, the director of NPR's All Things Considered.   Monika selects all the music you hear on the program and shares her secrets for finding the perfect music to accompany the news.

Talkin Music: Emancipator

Jan 13, 2014

KVNF's SaraTonin speaks with Portland Oregon based electronic artist, Emancipator.

Talkin Music: David Starr

Dec 19, 2013

KVNFs Willie Chicken catches up with local musician, David Starr.

Talkin Music: Marc Cary

Dec 12, 2013

KVNF's DJ Hurricane speaks with New York based jazz pianist,  Marc Cary.

Talkin' Music: Talkin' Blues

Dec 2, 2013
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Lomax Collection [LC-DIG-ppmsc-00343 DLC]

For this very special, one-hour edition of Talkin' Music, we bring you a roundtable discussion on the blues. 

Talkin Music: Honey Don't

Nov 27, 2013

This Paonia-based duo just released a new CD called "Heart Like a Wheel."  KVNF's Ali Lightfoot talks with Bill Powers and Shelley Gray about their new tunes and events that inspired the album.   

Talkin Music: Molly O'Brien

Nov 7, 2013

Singer, Mollie O'Brien speaks with Marty Durlin.  Molly has released a number of Americana albums with her brother, Grammy- winner Tim O'Brien.  She has also released five positively received solo albums.  She is currently based in Denver, and regularly tours and performs with her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, as a duo.  Mollie and Rich will be performing at the Paradise Theater in Paonia on Friday November 8th.

Talkin Music: Lou Reed

Oct 31, 2013

Brian Cambria and Ali Lightfoot host a special tribute to Lou Reed,  including interviews and a retrospective of his work.

KVNF's Wednesday Morning Music Mix host Jeff Reynolds visits with legendary Texas singer-songwriter Willis Alan Ramsey, whose iconic 1972 self-titled album influenced almost every songwriter who came out of Texas in subsequent years. Ramsey's wife & musical partner Alison Rogers joins him. The two will perform in concert Friday, Oct. 18th in Montrose. The long-awaited 2nd album is previewed in the interview.