Artist Interviews

KDNK staff and DJs interview a variety of musicians and artists.

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April Verch February 5, 2016

April Verch February 5, 2016

April Verch is a child prodigy who has managed to sustain a music career for a couple decades. The first woman to win Canada's top two fiddle contests, April is also an accomplished stepdancer. She visits the Glenwood Vaudeville Theatre on Thursday, February 11. Here she talks about her career on Express Yourself.
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Fruition February 3, 2016

Fruition February 3, 2016

Singer and guitarist Jay Cobb Anderson talks about his Portland jam band Fruition, the Beatles, Red Rocks, patchouli and Winter Wondergrass, where he plays in mid-February.
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Georgine Garbarini for Tom's Door December 2, 2015

Georgine Garbarini for Tom's Door December 2, 2015

One of the gals involved with the local nonprofit Tom's Door visits Beyond Beyond to talk about the good they are doing in the valley.
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JD & the Straight Shot January 14, 2016

JD & the Straight Shot January 14, 2016

JD & the Straight Shot paraded through Mary LaLa's show before their gig at the Belly Up.
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Valley Visual Arts Show January 8, 2016

We hear from four local artists about their pieces in the upcoming Valley Visual Arts show: Staci Dickerson, Launa Eddy, Katrina Byars and Brian Colley. The show opens at the Launchpad with a reception on Friday, January 15.
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Nicolette Toussaint January 15, 2015

Nicolette Toussaint January 15, 2015

One of the participating artists in this year's Valley Visual Art Show.
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Corey Simpson December 11, 2015

Corey Simpson is the new Associate Artistic Director of Thunder River Theatre. And he makes his directorial debut with TRTC's new production of Bakersfield Mist. He visits Express Yourself to talk about both of those new developments.
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Walter Parks November 27, 2015

Walter Parks November 27, 2015

Walter Parks, noted for his swampy blues and his time as a guitarist with Richie Havens, talks about Okefenokee hollers, what he learned from Richie and his Swamp chandelier project. Walter also performs two songs associated with Richie, one of which was never recorded, The Time of the Turning, and the other, Heed the Call, which was included on his solo self-titled album.
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Darrell Munsell November 13, 2015

Darrell Munsell is the author of a new biography, the first, of Jack Roberts, renowned Western painter and Redstone resident. He joined Express Yourself to tell us about this man, his art, and his presentation at the Carbondale Library.
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Eva Holbrook of SHEL July 23, 2015

Eva Holbrook of SHEL July 23, 2015

Eva Holbrook,lead vocalist and mandolinist for the band SHEL, about their relationship with Dave Stewart, with divine inspiration, and with their new home of Nashville. SHEL plays this year's Mountain Fair on Sunday afternoon.
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