Tag Archives: bluegrass

Episode 46: Interview with Kyle Cantrell

I talked with Kyle Cantrell the program director for Sirius XM’s Bluegrass Junction (Channel 62). We talked about his time at WSM (Grand Ole Opry), his first bluegrass interview with Bill Monroe, and American History.

Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
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Episode 45: Interview with Laurie Lewis

At the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) World of Bluegrass I talked with singer songwriter, guitarist and fiddle player Laurie Lewis.  We talked about the Berkeley Folk festival and her introduction to the Greenbrier Boys, Doc Watson, and Jean Ritchie. We also talked about Laurie’s trip on the John Muir Trail and how Laurie stays healthy on the road. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.laurie-lewis

Episode 44: Interview with Andrea Asprelli

Did you know you can tell the weather by the number of chirps a crickets does in a minute. Well, I got to talk with Andrea from Cricket Tell the Weather. We talked about everything from the new Cricket Tell the Weather album “Tell the Story Right” to her change both geographically and musically in her career. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Check out Cricket Tell The Weather at www.crickettelltheweather.com

Episode 43: Interview with Annie Dupre

I talked with Annie of the Annie Moses Band a genre defying four piece bluegrass quartet with a funky rhythm section. We talk all music. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 41: Interview with James Nash

I talk with Mr. James Nash about being in the Waybacks, the Hillside Album Hour and playing with Bob Weir. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
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Episode 40: Interview with Becky Buller

I talk with IBMA’s 2015 Emerging Artist of the Year, Becky Buller. We talked about everything from her albums and awards to music Becky and her daughter listen to in the car. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 35: Interview with James Reams

At the IBMA WOB I had a opportunity to meet James Reams of “James Reams and the Barnstormers.” Not only is he a fantastic musician he also has had a pretty interesting life, he was homeless at just 17. To hear his entire story listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

James is active in Circle the City a program to help homeless people in Arizona for information on this please call (602)776-9000, email info@circlethecity.org, or go to the website at circlethecity.org.

Here is the link to “James Reams and the Barnstormers” YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/ReamsAndBarnstormers