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. During COVID KVNF aims to continue to provide a platform for musicians who would typically tour through the Western Slope of Colorado and bring our listeners new music and exposure to diverse artists.

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Talkin Music: Anders Osborne

Sep 19, 2013

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot and Amber McDaniel catch up with rock and blues musician, Anders Osborne,  at the 2013 Telluride Blues and Brews Festival.

Talkin Music: Sonic Bloom

Aug 30, 2013

KVNF’s  SaraTonin  covers this year’s  Sonic Bloom music festival.  Hear music and interviews with  Govinda, David Starfire and Lucent Dossier.

Talkin' Music: Birds of Chicago

Aug 23, 2013

  J.T. Nero and Allison Russell of Birds of Chicago, came by the KVNF studios with their band on August 22, 2013 before they played "Pickin' in the Park" in Paonia Town Park. Listen to their interview with Ali Lightfoot-

Talkin Music: Crestone Music Festival

Aug 23, 2013

KVNF DJ Joanna Calabrese speaks with a festival organizer, pie eating contest winners and bands at the 2013 Crestone Music Festival.

Talkin Music: Bradford Lee Folk

Aug 14, 2013

Bluegrass and country artist, Bradford Lee Folk,  speaks with Ali Lightfoot before his show in Paonia Town Park.

Talkin Music: JP Whipple

Jul 26, 2013

J.P.Whipple ("Barefoot John") is a musician, songwriter, writer, artist and eccentric. 

Talkin Music: Amy Helm

Jul 25, 2013

KVNF DJ Cynthia Hines speaks with American singer and songwriter Amy Helm.

Talkin Music: Kara Huber

Jun 27, 2013

American pianist,  Kara Huber, talks with Ali Lightfoot.

Talkin Music: March Fourth Marching Band

Jun 6, 2013

DJ, Sarah Tonin, visits with the band leader of the March Fourth Marching Band at the Zephyros Farm Party in Paonia.

The band is the first in the KVNF Live summer concert series, which starts on June 6, broadcasts live at 7pm on Thursdays on KVNF, and runs throughout the summer.

Talkin Music: Stuart Davis

May 31, 2013

Ali Lightfoot speaks with writer-artist-director-actor-comedian-songwriter, Stuart Davis.

Talkin Music: Matt Haslett and Jackson Emmer

May 27, 2013

Carbondale musicians, Matt Haslett and Jackson Emmer, play a few tunes and talk with Ali Lightfoot before their show at Revolution Brewery in Paonia.

Talkin Music: Classical Music at the Blue Sage

May 9, 2013

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Annette Pretorius and pianist, Susan Ellinger about the classical series they have developed at The Blue Sage Center for the Arts.  Hear music from  Susan Ellinger, along with principal players from the Grand Junction Symphony in a performance of piano concertos arranged for string quartet and piano.

Old time music scholar and musician, Roy Andrade,  talks about working on an archive of Doc Watson's work and his  upcoming visit to Paonia with his band, The New Reeltime Travelers.  

Talkin Music: Tim O'Brien

Mar 7, 2013

KVNF's Bill Powers visits with musician, Tim O'Brien. 

Talkin Music: Marc Berger

Feb 21, 2013

KVNF DJ, The Hurricane, speaks with Country Roots artist, Marc Berger.

Talkin Music: Curtis Stigers

Jan 14, 2013

Jazz vocalist, saxophonist and guitarist, Curtis Stigers talks with Ali Lightfoot about his new album and upcoming benefit show in Montrose.

Talkin Music: Paul Sammons

Jan 3, 2013

Blues and folk artist, Paul Sammons, plays some of his new music and talks with Ali Lightfoot.

Talkin' Music: Donny Morales

Nov 15, 2012

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot interviewed local musician Donny Morales. Hear what he said, and listen to what he played in the studio!


Sep 1, 2012

Seattle band, Pickwick, have cultivated their own unique take on garage rock, gospel, and 60s era pop while interpreting those genres through a modern lens. KVNF DJ, Stephanie Ogburn interviewed the band backstage at Blues and Brews…

Talkin' Music: Jaden Carlson

Aug 27, 2012

Pass the Mic reporter, Sadie Miller interviews 11 year old singer-songwriter,  Jaden Carlson.

The San Diego blues duo, Little Hurricane, talks with KVNF DJ, Stephanie Ogburn, at the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival.