Artist Interviews

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

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Malcolm Holcombe March 25, 2016

Malcolm Holcombe March 25, 2016

North Carolina singer/songwriter Malcolm Holcombe about his art, Donald Trump, and what happens when you squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle.
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Tom Paxton March 6, 2016

Tom Paxton March 6, 2016

Thanks to a friendship with longtime Carbondale local Peggy DeVilbiss, folksinger Tom Paxton has now visited KDNK three times in the last three years. This time around he sat in on Soul Sista Drea's show. He told two or three stories, including one lump-in-your-throat tale about Pete Seeger and Burl Ives. He also performed four of his songs, including an hilarious little ditty about Lorena Bobbit.
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Freud's Last Session February 19, 2016

Corey Simpson and Bob Moore, the two leads, and Wendy Moore, the director, of the new Thunder River Theatre Production of "Freud's Last Session."
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Dustbowl Revival February 19, 2016

Dustbowl Revival February 19, 2016

The 8-piece LA band Dustbowl Revival mines its musical gems at the intersection of jazz, blues and folk. Here is Zach Lupetin, lead singer and guitarist of the band, about Mary Poppins, China, Dick Van Dyke and With a Lampshade On.
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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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