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Americana, singer songwriter, Gabrielle Louise speaks with 'Talkin Music' host, Kori Stanton via phone about her new album "The Unending Alteration Of The Human Heart" which was released on March 20, 2020. Gabrielle shares several songs off of her album, a new poem and what it's been like releasing her new album in the midst of the coronaviris pandemic. 

The gold rush is over and there are many questions about the state of the hemp industry in Colorado. 

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Folk singer-songwriter Andrea Von Kampen talks with KVNF's Kori Stanton and performs four original songs with her band in the Listening Room at Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery in Montrose, CO. Andrea debuts a brand new song called "That Spell" that she wrote in February 2020.

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North Fork Valley musician, Dylan Fixmer, stops by KVNF to talk about his new Irish-inspired album "Traditionish" which comes out March 15th, 2020. Dylan and his friend Lindi Mereness performed several songs, jigs and sets off of his upcoming album and chatted with 'Talkin Music' host Kori Stanton about his many musical collaborations and the inspiration behind his music.

  • First two presumptive cases of COVID-19 detected in Colorado
  • Governor Polis says tests for coronavirus to be stepped up
  • Democrats at state house unveil public health option
  • New KVNF General Manager talks about job as Pledge Drive approaches
  • Parks and Wildlife announces availability of seasonal state park jobs

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Americana folk duo, The Rough and Tumble talk with KVNF before their show at Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery in Montrose, CO. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler about their album 'Howling Back at the Wounded Dog'. The married duo performed four original songs in the Listening Room at Healthy Rhythm and Mallory showcases her vocal and nose flute playing talents.

New Orleans brass band The Soul Rebels kicked off the 2020 Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series in Snowmass Village to celebrate Mardi Gras on Fat Tuesday, February 25th. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with members, Julian Gosin and Marcus Hubbard about The Soul Rebels latest album 'Poetry In Motion'.

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Blues musician, Cedric Burnside comes from a very musical family and is the grandson of legendary blues musician, R.L. Burnside. KVNF's Kori Stanton spoke with Cedric backstage at the Sheridan Opera House during the 26th Annual Blues and Brews in Telluride, CO.

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Folk-rock duo You Knew Me When stopped by KVNF to debut four of their brand new songs in the Bamboo Room. The married duo is based in Ouray, Colorado by way of Nashville. They chatted with Kori Stanton about the San Juan mountains and how the entire state of Colorado inspired their upcoming album. Be on the look out for their fourth album slated to come out later this year.

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Soil health is the hot topic in agriculture as consumers become more aware and concerned with the quality of food that they're eating. 

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Americana singer-songwriter, David Starr talks with KVNF and shares the inspirations behind his upcoming album 'Beauty and Ruin'. Starr performs an acoustic set in KVNF's Bamboo Room and speaks with Kori Stanton about re-printing his grandfather’s book which helped conceptualize Beauty and Ruin. Starr also talks about his recent health scare and how his song "Rise Up Again" made it on the new album.

Felix Belmont: Elder Statesman of the Radio Waves

Jan 31, 2020
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This conversation with Felix Belmont, who was instrumental to KVNF's founding and served as a longtime DJ & interview host, delves into Felix's long and colorful life story. Felix retired from the airwaves in November, at age 101, making him quite possibly the oldest working public radio DJ in America. Felix talks about his love for public radio, and also his experiences as a soldier in World War Two, standing toe-to-toe with the Japanese army in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

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Charley Crockett is a blues and country singer-songwriter currently based out of Austin, TX. Crockett stopped by KVNF before his show at the Paradise Theatre on January 10th, 2020. Kori Stanton talks with Crockett about his newest album 'The Valley' and about having open heart surgery one year ago. Crockett performs several unreleased songs that he hopes to record in 2020.

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KVNF visits the Embodying Rhythm Marimba Ensemble at their practice studio in Hotchkiss, CO. Kori Stanton talks with all eight members about composing new music and their upcoming performances at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia. These concerts will wrap up David Alderdice's 2019/2020 'World in Paradise Music Series'. This program features four new pieces that the group is working on for their upcoming album. 

Special thanks to our sound team: Jeff Reynolds, Adam Smith and Daniel Be. 

KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with award winning country musician, Ryan Bingham at the 26th Annual Blues and Brews Festival in Telluride, CO. Ryan shares his inspiration behind his newest album 'American Love Song' and also talks about what he's working on in 2020. 

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Denver based band Black Canyon talks with KVNF's Kori Stanton about the inspirations behind their upcoming album which features experimental sounds and a lot of improvisation. The four band members spent several days writing and recording at the original location of KVNF on Garvin Mesa in Paonia, CO. 

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The International Dark Sky Association was founded in 1988 with the intention to protect the night skies for present and future generations.

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Singer-songwriter, Moriah Woods stopped by KVNF to share a few of her newest songs off her recent album 'Old Boy'. The singer resides in Poland but spent most of her youth in Paonia, CO. KVNF's Kori Stanton talks with her about her process of writing and recording 'Old Boy'.

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Enjoy a special Holiday edition of Talkin Music featuring the Paonia Madrigal singers, directed by Gretchen Nicoloff. The audio was recorded live at Alfread Eames Cellars annual barrel tasting. KVNF's Kori Stanton chatted with some of the attendees and madrigal singers. Happy Holidays from KVNF!

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Songwriters, Wyatt Espalin, Jackson Emmer and John Statz stop by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton about their "Americana Troubadour Round" tour and played a few original songs in the Bamboo Room.

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

Stand and Sway

Stand and Sway is an americana and roots duo made up of musicians, Ara Lee and Beth Wood. The duo stopped by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton about their music, poetry and performed a few songs from their first album together called 'Deep Blue'.

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

Artwork: MrOZ, Photo: Kori Stanton

Colorado blues muscian and 2019 Telluride Blues Challenge Winner, Cary Morin stops by KVNF to play a few songs and talk with KVNF's Kori Stanton about his new album which is slated to come out in 2020. 

Special thanks to Jeff Reynolds for engineering this program.

  • Native American tribes in Colorado River Basin get seat at the table
  • KVNF DJ and founding father Felix Belmont to retire from radio work
  • Felix and Dennis last program will feature Emergency Power fundraiser

  • Paonia Trustees consider across the board rate increases for utilities
  • River in Arizona one of many in the West running out of groundwater
  • World's oldest working DJ, KVNF's own Felix Belmont, to retire

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Norwegian band Darling West stops by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton in the Bamboo Room and perform a few songs including a couple unreleased tracks off of their upcoming album 'We'll Never Know Unless We Try' which is due out in February 2020. 

Talkin Music: Anders Osborne

Oct 23, 2019
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New Orleans blues musician, Anders Osborne has played at Blues & Brews in Telluride "15 times" and at the 26th Annual Blues & Brews, KVNF's Kori Stanton caught up with Anders at Mountain Lodge in Mountain Village on the last day of the festival.

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Canadian musicians, Belle Plaine, Blake Berglund and their band stop by KVNF to chat with Kori Stanton about Belle Plain's recent album 'Malice, Mercy, Grief & Wrath' which features a song about Belle's grandmother Laila Sady Johnson, who survived being hit by a train. Belle and Blake are on tour and hope be back to visit and perform in Western Colorado early 2020.

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KVNF's Kori Stanton spoke with blues musician Samantha Fish at the 26th Annual Blues & Brews in Telluride. The two sat poolside in Mountain Village and talked about Fish's new album Kill or Be Kind which Fish says is "All about the guiatr".

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KVNF celebrates 40 years on October 5th, 2019! On this special edition of Local Motion, Kori Stanton interviews many of the "OG's" of KVNF. That's "Original Gangstas". Kori speaks with her father and KVNF’s Founder, Campbell Stanton, orginal Program and Music Director, Patrick Webb, former GM, Sally Kane, Liz Lilien, Candy Pennetta, Danny Perkins, Don Foster, Betsy Marston, a previous interview with Ed Marston,  Bob Pennetta, Dea Jacobson and the one and only Felix Belmont.  Thank you for helping KVNF celebrate 40 Years!!

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