KVNF Field Sessions

Gabrielle Louise is a nationally touring troubadour noted for her poignant lyrics and lush voice.  Her music is anchored deeply in folk, but undeniably drawn to rich harmonies and melodic adventurism. In this KVNF Field Session, Gabrielle performs from Kropp Orchards in Paonia, CO.

Brooke Warren

The Minneapolis band Davina and the Vagabonds is lead by the powerful and expressive vocalist and pianist Davina Sowers,  backed by dueling horn players, standup bass and drums.    The KVNF Field Session Crew filmed Davina and the Vagabonds doing a set on Black Bridge in Paonia.   This episode of Talkin Music documents that video shoot. 

Handmade Moments in a horse-drawn wagon
Teya Cranson

Sultry, Sensual, and Sexy: these are words that describe the music of Handmade Moments, aka Anna Horton and Joel Ludford. The Moments, as they are sometimes called, have built a solid reputation for the intricate interplay between their acoustic instruments and their impressive vocals. They've composed a modern sound made of two distinct traditions: folk and jazz.

Desdemona Dallas

Kristen Ford's one ­woman band performance includes guitar, percussion and variety of effects pedals, creating a unique musical experience.

Here, the Boston based multi-instrumentalist delivers a high energy  set at the Terror Creek Vineyard outside Paonia Colorado.   

Todo Mundo ("All the World") blends the musical flavors of Spanish Rumba, Reggae, Brazilian, Balkan, and Middle Eastern styles into an irresistible groove.  The band performed a live set  on the 'sky porch' at the Darby earthship on Pitkin Mesa in Paonia.

Zach Deputy
Lea Petmezas

One of the pre-eminent practitioners of 'live-looping', Zach Deputy’s one-man show weaves a tapestry of instrumentation and voices in an ever-evolving, improvised arrangement that is ultimately based on a composition but allowed to breathe with the audience.

Zach Deputy’s show transforms clubs and open fields alike into sweaty dance parties for fans of R&B, soul, jam, Caribbean music and electronica.

Zach performed at Avalanche Dairy outside Paonia, Colorado for an adoring audience of goats.