Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en David Wiatrolik: Wishful Thinking http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/david-wiatrolik-wishful-thinking <p>Fresh off the 2014 release of ‘<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/GinMillGypsies/timeline">Dave and the Gin Mill Gypsies</a></strong>’, Laramie guitarist, singer, and songwriter David Wiatrolik assembles a stripped down trio (Dana Robertson, drums and Luke Woodbury, bass) to perform live at the WPM studios.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:52:03 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 61196 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org David Wiatrolik: Wishful Thinking Big Horn Mountain Festival Celebrates 10 Years Of American Roots Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/big-horn-mountain-festival-celebrates-10-years-american-roots-music <p>The Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo celebrates ten years of roots, bluegrass and Americana music at the Johnson County Fairgrounds,<a href="http://www.bighornmountainfestival.com/" target="_blank"> July 11 through 13</a>. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer asked one of the organizers, Paul Jarvis, to remember the festival’s early years.</p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 60666 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Big Horn Mountain Festival Celebrates 10 Years Of American Roots Music Jonathan Richman Live On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jonathan-richman-live-morning-music <p>Wyoming Public Radio presents a rare performance and interview with <a href="http://www.highroadtouring.com/artists/jonathan-richman/" target="_blank"><strong>Jonathan Richman</strong></a> ahead of his show at the historic Hynds Building in Cheyenne Tuesday night, June 24.&nbsp; Grady Kirkpatrick will talk with Mr. Richman about his music spanning from the early 70’s with the band the Modern Lovers through today. Tune in at 11:15am, only on Morning Music.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:41:32 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick 60107 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jonathan Richman Live On Morning Music Jalan Crossland And Shaun Kelly On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jalan-crossland-and-shaun-kelly-morning-music <p>Join Grady Kirkpatrick on Morning Music Friday, June 20, at 11:15am for a conversation with Wyoming troubadour <strong><a href="http://www.jalancrossland.com/" target="_blank">Jalan Crossland</a></strong> and bass player/vocalist Shaun Kelly. They'll play selections from and talk about the Jalan Crossland new release "No Cause For Despair", his seventh album.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:23:00 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick 60095 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jalan Crossland And Shaun Kelly On Morning Music The Copoetics: Here, Hear! http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/copoetics-here-hear <p>This <strong><a href="http://thecopoetics.com/" target="_blank">Sioux Falls, SD duo</a></strong> is putting the finishing touches on a new album, which includes this song.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/23yYdZzoagk" width="560"></iframe></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:11:44 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 60037 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Copoetics: Here, Hear! Cory McDaniel: Took My Money http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cory-mcdaniel-took-my-money <p>Casper's <strong><a href="http://www.corypmcdaniel.com/" target="_blank">Cory McDaniel </a></strong>(guitar) and Amy Gieske (bass) play one from the new record, The Tremors.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153599477&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:25:00 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 59555 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cory McDaniel: Took My Money Colorado Bluegrass Band Thunder And Rain On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/colorado-bluegrass-band-thunder-and-rain-morning-music <p><span class="userContent">Golden, Colorado bluegrass band <a href="http://thunderandrainmusic.com/home" target="_blank"><strong>Thunder and Rain </strong></a>are known for their "Mountain Made Colorado Country" music. Three of the five band members, guitarist and vocalist Erinn Lukes, mandolin player Pete Weber, and <span class="userContent">banjo player and vocalist </span> R.P. Oates stopped by Wyoming Public Media on June 6. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:43:00 +0000 Anna Rader 59464 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Colorado Bluegrass Band Thunder And Rain On Morning Music Steve Frame: Fourteen Hours http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/steve-frame-fourteen-hours <p><strong><a href="http://steveframe.net/" target="_blank">Steve Frame</a></strong> and his fellow Western Rebel Jim Halsey, aka Jimmy Harper, perform a song written for workers in the western oil fields.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/1FfhuiI-UBU" width="560"></iframe><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/151882989&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:36:41 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 59046 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Steve Frame: Fourteen Hours Seattle Musician Jill Cohn On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/seattle-musician-jill-cohn-morning-music <p>Seattle singer-songwriter <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/JillCohnmusic1">Jill Cohn</a></strong> and her guitarist Dave Sampson stopped by <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/WyomingPublicMedia?ref=stream">Wyoming Public Media</a> </strong>on May 22 and played a live set on Morning Music with Paul Montoya. Jill played at Laramie's Coal Creek Coffee Company the night before. They were accompanied by Jill's well traveled pup Simone.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 22:38:27 +0000 Anna Rader 58729 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Seattle Musician Jill Cohn On Morning Music The WYOmericana Caravan Kicks Off Its Summer Tour In Laramie http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomericana-caravan-kicks-its-summer-tour-laramie <p><a href="http://www.wyomericana.com/"><strong>The Wyomericana Caravan </strong></a>pulled into Wyoming Public Radio on May 21 ahead of their kickoff show in Laramie at the <strong><a href="http://www.gryphontheatre.org/" target="_blank">Gryphon Theatre</a></strong>.&nbsp; <strong><a href="http://www.jshogren.com/">J Shogren</a></strong> from Centennial, <strong><a href="http://www.pattifiasco.net/" target="_blank">Patti Fiasco</a></strong> from Laramie/Fort Collins, and <strong><a href="http://screendoorporch.com/">Screen Door Porch</a></strong> from Jackson. Wed, 21 May 2014 19:38:42 +0000 Anna Rader 58647 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The WYOmericana Caravan Kicks Off Its Summer Tour In Laramie How The West Was Fun: Documentary Screening And Dance Party http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/how-west-was-fun-documentary-screening-and-dance-party <div class="userContentWrapper aboveUnitContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}"><div class="_wk mbm"><p><strong><a href="http://www.jentenproductions.com/" target="_blank">JenTen</a></strong><strong><a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=649602958391428" href="https://www.facebook.com/JenTenProd" id="js_46"> Productions</a><a href="http://www.jentenproductions.com/"> </a></strong>documentary film on The <strong><a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=122674964479978" href="http://stagecoachbar.net/" target="_blank">Stagecoach Bar</a></strong> in Wilson, Wyoming is play Thu, 15 May 2014 18:59:49 +0000 Anna Rader 58333 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org How The West Was Fun: Documentary Screening And Dance Party Mosey West: The King and Queen of L.A. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mosey-west-king-and-queen-la <p><strong><a href="http://www.moseywest.com/" target="_blank">Mosey West</a></strong>, based in Fort Collins, Colorado, plays a song from their newest EP, ‘Bermuda.’</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/fVh6KIvtvB4" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148587690&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:23:14 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 58010 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mosey West: The King and Queen of L.A. Summer 2014 Festivals http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/summer-2014-festivals <p>Now until August 31, take a photo of you (and your friends) at a Wyoming music festival, use the hashtag <a class="twitter-hashtag pretty-link js-nav" data-query-source="hashtag_click" dir="ltr" href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wyofest?src=hash"><s>#</s><b>wyofest</b></a> and post it to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. We'll collect all of the photos taken this summer and feature them on our website!</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 22:58:40 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 57972 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Summer 2014 Festivals Ethan Chartier: Spring http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ethan-chartier-spring <p>Armed with an acoustic guitar and a looping pedal, Sheridan’s Ethan Chartier creates a one-man band drawing on rock, funk and jam-band influences.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7hkdOaztkXY" width="560"></iframe></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147131512&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:12:26 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 57579 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ethan Chartier: Spring Buddy MacDonald: Nobody Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/buddy-macdonald-nobody-home <p>Guitarist, singer, and songwriter <strong><a href="http://www.buddymacdonald.ca/" target="_blank">Buddy MacDonald</a></strong> is a fixture in the Cape Breton music scene and is no stranger to Wyoming, either. Here’s a song that fits both places.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9ng-_tp6qYI" width="420"></iframe></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:23:22 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 56440 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Buddy MacDonald: Nobody Home Larry Nance Jr., Cowboy Basketball Player And DJ On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/larry-nance-jr-cowboy-basketball-player-and-dj-morning-music <p class="artist-songlist"><span>Wyoming Public Radio welcomed All-Mountain West First Team <a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=149637968562696&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A0%7D" href="https://www.facebook.com/uwpride">University of Wyoming</a> Cowboy basketball player Larry Nance Jr. as guest DJ on Morning Music.<br /><br />Grady Kirkpatrick talked with Larry about Final Four weekend basketball and played some of his favorites in good old R&amp;B:</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:12:14 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 56341 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Larry Nance Jr., Cowboy Basketball Player And DJ On Morning Music Jeff Duloz: Solitary Blues http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jeff-duloz-solitary-blues <p>Even though he doesn’t like the term, Laramie’s Jeff Duloz is a formidable one-man band, with crunchy guitar and primal kick drum underpinning his simmering vocals.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/p5wnqpbGObw" width="420"></iframe></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141231019&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 55810 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jeff Duloz: Solitary Blues Sleeping Cranes: New Brides http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sleeping-cranes-new-brides <p>An example of Cheyenne-based <strong><a href="http://sleepingcranesmusic.bandcamp.com/" target="_blank">Sleeping Cranes</a></strong>’ fragile, poetic music.</p><p>http://youtu.be/Sqk3-WIJP5k</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/138911485&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:17:51 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 55101 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sleeping Cranes: New Brides WPM Music Hosts Introduce The Steep Canyon Rangers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wpm-music-hosts-introduce-steep-canyon-rangers <p><span class="userContent">Grady Kirkpatrick and Tom Wilhelm, Wyoming Public Media hosts of <em>Morning Music</em> and the<em> Ranch Breakfast Show</em>, showed off their music industry connections. They were lucky enough to introduce the Steep Canyon Rangers at the <strong><a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=214905318586767&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A0%7D" href="https://www.facebook.com/gryphontheatre">Gryphon Theatre</a></strong> in Laramie during their show on March 1st.</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:40:29 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 54785 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WPM Music Hosts Introduce The Steep Canyon Rangers Jason Burge: When The Heart Says Move http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jason-burge-when-heart-says-move <p>Here’s a new song from Mississippi-raised, Laramie-based singer-songwriter Jason Burge.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP0RZvjdw8o&amp;feature=youtu.be</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136562831&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:13:49 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 54496 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jason Burge: When The Heart Says Move Doug Balmain: Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/doug-balmain-home <p>Wyoming singer-songwriter<strong><a href="http://dougbalmain.com/home" target="_blank"> Doug Balmain </a></strong>blends&nbsp; genres from Americana, rock, blues, to red dirt country. With a personal fusion of styles and honest lyrics, Doug performs his tune "Home" at the Wyoming Public Media studios.</p><p><span class="watch-page-link"><a href="http://youtu.be/FLjQ__85iMw" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/FLjQ__85iMw</a></span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:48:09 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 53950 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Doug Balmain: Home The Beatles In America - 1964: On Wyoming Public Radio http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/beatles-america-1964-wyoming-public-radio <p><strong>The Beatles in America - 1964 on Wyoming Public Radio</strong></p><ul><li>Friday Feb 7 at 11am</li><li>Sunday Feb 9 at 2pm (repeat)</li></ul><p>Celebrate the British Invasion and the 50<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of the Beatles first trip to America.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 23:38:33 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 53599 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Beatles In America - 1964: On Wyoming Public Radio Melanie Devaney: Greenville http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/melanie-devaney-greenville <p>LA-based singer-songwriter <strong><a href="http://melaniedevaney.com/home" target="_blank">Melanie </a></strong><strong><a href="http://melaniedevaney.com/home" target="_blank">Devaney</a></strong>’s heart-felt music draws inspiration from her travels.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/133078374&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:32:25 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 53525 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Melanie Devaney: Greenville BeatGrass: Everlasting Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/beatgrass-everlasting-home <p>We were saddened to hear that<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/beatgrassband" target="_blank"> BeatGrass</a></strong> banjo-picker Pete Mergard passed away last week. Here’s a song from the Cheyenne-based band’s December 2013 visit to the WPM studios.</p><p>http://youtu.be/31QQh9LLty0</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132059167&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:28:46 +0000 Anna Rader, Ben Slater & Micah Schweizer 53267 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org BeatGrass: Everlasting Home Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowgirl-bluegrass-band-della-maes-wyoming-connection <p>A bluegrass band with Wyoming connections will be holding its breath at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. That’s because Della Mae’s recording ‘This World Oft Can Be’ is up for Best Bluegrass Album. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer reports.</p><p>MICAH SCHWEIZER: Late last year, late at night, the band was on the road in Tennessee when they heard the news. Shelby Means, who plays bass and sings harmony, says the band was packed into a van with their soundman at the wheel.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:20:55 +0000 Micah Schweizer 53020 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cowgirl In A Bluegrass Band: Della Mae's Wyoming Connection Sybarite5: Black Bend http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sybarite5-black-bend <p>Genre-bending string quintet <strong><a href="http://www.sybarite5.org/" target="_blank">Sybarite5</a></strong> performs Dan Visconti’s ‘Black Bend.’</p><p>http://youtu.be/ZyRakfQs4dM</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130712156&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:17:47 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 52894 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sybarite5: Black Bend Reverend Freakchild: In My Time Of Dying http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/reverend-freakchild-my-time-dying <p>New York-based bluesman<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Reverend-Freakchild/137706819606417" target="_blank"> Reverend Freakchild </a></strong>brings some old-time religion to Single Shot Live.</p><p>http://youtu.be/5UtcQM0rSHE</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129356442&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:30:13 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 52563 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Reverend Freakchild: In My Time Of Dying Top 20 CD's of 2013 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/top-20-cds-2013 <p>WPR's Top 20 CD's of 2013 from listener and staff votes. <span class="userContent">Thanks to everyone who voted: </span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Grady Kirkpatrick & Paul Montoya 51981 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Top 20 CD's of 2013 Coastwest Unrest: Our Punk Rock http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/coastwest-unrest-our-punk-rock <p>Guitar-drum duo<strong><a href="http://www.reclaimrecords.com/" target="_blank"> CoastWest Unrest</a></strong> brings some warm sounds from Las Vegas to chilly Wyoming.</p><p></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/124205160&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:41:19 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 51089 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Coastwest Unrest: Our Punk Rock Interview with musician Shakey Graves http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/interview-musician-shakey-graves <p>Sydney Dalis was given the opportunity to speak with musician <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shakey-Graves/123688040988781" target="_blank">Shakey Graves</a></strong> about his experiences in Wyoming, specifically Yellowstone Park. This aired during Morning Music with Grady Kirkpatrick.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:49:55 +0000 Sydney Dalis 51032 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Interview with musician Shakey Graves