Express Yourself

Steve's Guitars presents Ladies in the Round with Natalie Spears and Ellie Barber of Pearl and Wood, as well as Lizzy Plotkin and Gillian Grogan. The show is on Friday, May 3rd at 8:30. The ladies graced KDNK with a preview during Express Yourself.

Filmmaker Peter Devlin joins KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the 2019 Montana Fishing Film Festival, showing at the Basalt Regional Library on May 3rd at 7pm.

International Jazz Day


The Glenwood Springs Arts Council celebrates International Jazz Day with a concert at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue on Tuesday, April 30 at 6pm. Alice Bedard-Voorhees shared details with Megan Tackett on Express Yourself.

The Sopris Sun

Renowned pianist Robin Sutherland performs a benefit concert for The Sopris Sun on August 12 at the Redstone Castle. He spoke with Megan Tackett on Express Yourself about his local ties and fondness for music.

5Point Adventure Film Festival

Local filmmakers Tom Zuccareno and Tyler Wilkinson-Ray dropped by Express Yourself to share about their ongoing involvement with Carbondale's 5Point Adventure Film Festival.


In recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Shannon Meyer, executive director of RESPONSE, appeared on Express Yourself to encourage always asking for consent in relationships.

Gavin Dahl

Prior to playing a show at Steve's Guitars on April 19, local musician M. Kelly Blue stopped by Express Yourself to share about her new CD and personal miracle.

National Parks Development


KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh joins artists Will Gurley and Bobby Martin at The Launchpad where their work is on display. Both exhibits play with the notion of preservation and encroaching development. The artists host a special closing reception in conjunction with 5Point Film on April 26 from 5 to 6pm. Will Gurley also speaks about “The Art of Business” the following day at The Thunder River Theatre. The full schedule of community events related to 5Point is available here.

Drew Dudley

Nicky Foust of Mountain Valley Developmental Services dropped by Express Yourself to speak with KDNK's Gavin Dahl about "Leadership that Matters," an author-talk with Drew Dudley, co-presented by Roaring Fork Leadership. The event is at 5:30 on May 2 at Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs.

Aspen Ute Foundation

Aspen Ute Foundation's annual pow wow will be at Aspen High School this year with a new name and more activities than ever. Aspen Ute Foundation Founder Deanne Vitrac-Kessler, coordinator Anuk Bald Eagle, board member Karin Gieske and volunteer Bill Hildebrand joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the Shining Mountains Pow Wow, at Aspen high School from 1pm to 10pm on April 13. Grand Entry is at 5pm.

Thunder River Theatre Company

Thunder River Theatre presents Bluenose, a pirate comedy for kids and adults, on April 12 and 19 at 6:30pm and on April 13 and 20 at 2pm. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh spoke with cast and crew about the show.

Renee Ramge Photography

Dan Rosenthal joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about the ski and music trip he took with Pam, visiting all 38 IKON resorts in North America while performing music to promote climate action and sustainable living.

Carbondale Arts

Carbondale Arts Executive Director Amy Kimberly stopped by Express Yourself to talk about how the DeVos Grant for Strategic Planning will benefit Carbondale.

Jessica FIchot

Musician Jessica Fichot draws inspiration from her international background to fuse genres like French chanson, Shanghai jazz and gypsy swing. She joined host Megan Tackett on Express Yourself ahead of her performance at Basalt Regional Library on Tuesday, April 9, at 5:30.


On April 12, beginning with a panel discussion from 3:30 to 5:30, six local companies will pitch projects to venture capital investors from around Colorado. The main event is at 7pm and is open to the community. Jonathan Stokely of Coventure stopped by Express Yourself to share details about the event.


Joining host Megan Tackett by phone, Dean Mahoney shares about the harmonious New York-band Upstate ahead of their weekend performance at Steve's Guitars.

On the show of April 5, 2019, Megan Tackett interviewed Dean Mahoney of the band Upstate, Jonathan Stokely about Coventure's Mountain Pitch Summit, and international musician Jessica Fichot.

Light of the Moon Publishing Division


By 500 A.D., Greek physician Hippocrates already knew: "let food be thy medicine." Today, local plant-diet proponent Dr. Greg Feinsinger and Dr. Peter Goldstein, President of Hippocrates Docs, carry that wisdom forward. They joined Express Yourself with Davi Nikent Director Rita Marsh to preview Carbondale's First Friday Spring Into Wellness, to share about Dr. Feinsinger's new book Enjoy Optimal Health, and talk about Peter Goldstein's Just 1 Thing 4 Health initiative. Dr. Joel Fuhrman will be in Carbondale on April 6th for a talk at the Third Street Center at 7:30.

Aspen Shortsfest

Landon Zakheim, Aspen Shortsfest 2019 Director of Programming, shares with Express Yourself about this year's films and the selection process. The festival includes showings at The Wheeler Opera House in Aspen and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale from April 2 through April 7.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh joined muralist Valerie Rose for a painting session with other community artists to complete a new installation for the Latino Folk Art Garden in Carbondale. The 20ft mural will be installed along the Rio Grande Trail later this Spring. To get involved with the painting, email

Aspen Thrift Shop

Ellen Walbert and Diane Wallace, co-presidents of the Aspen Thrift Store, stopped by Express Yourself to share of this Roaring Fork Valley treasure's enduring legacy. The store is located at 422 East Hopkins Avenue, supports local nonprofits with grants and is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 3pm.

Pastor Mustard Takes the Pulpit at KDNK

Mar 22, 2019

The good Pastor is bringing his mule Betsy and a lifetime of good tunes downvalley to KDNK! The longtime, highly-popular bluegrass program debuts at its new radio home this Saturday morning at 8.

Start your weekend with some awesome bluegrass! Hear Bluegrass With Mustard Saturdays from 8:00 to 10:00 AM on KDNK.

Gavin Dahl/KDNK


Deva Shantay is co-owner and co-founder of True Nature Healing Arts. She launched a new initiative in Carbondale with the production of a sticker that says "Everyone Welcome." 

Carbondale Arts

Artist Jeff Stevens joins Megan Tackett on Express Yourself to discuss his exhibit “It Was Dark Inside the Wolf,” now hanging at Carbondale Arts’ R2 Gallery! The premise is to artistically explore our daily habits of information consumption using mixed media and collage.

Lindsay Jones


KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh interview local artist Lindsay Jones at Anderson Ranch’s Ranch Art Jam at The Collective in Snowmass on Tuesday, March 19…

Carbondale Arts

Host Megan Tackett speaks with designers Amanda Simmons, Summers Moore and Meagan Shapiro about Carbondale's 11th Green is the New Black Fasion Show on March 8th.

Designers Maria Rodina and Delia Bolster join Megan Tackett on Express Yourself on March 15th.

Angilina and Mike Taylor founded 5028 Footwear to bridge their many passions. These locally-made, small batch shoes also benefit mental health by providing $5 from each sale to Aspen Strong. Megan Tackett spoke with Angilina and Mike about their business on Express Yourself.

Thunder River Theatre Company

Sean Jeffries is the technical director for Thunder River Theatre Company's many different shows. He spoke with Megan Tackett on Express Yourself about the particular challenge of doing light and sound for a cabaret.

14 Aspen locals recently traveled to the country of Georgia to ski, drink and experience Georgian culture with snow camping, first descents, powder skiing, cha cha and wine. They will present photos and a short film at the Limelight Hotel in Aspen on Sunday, December 16 at 5:30.

Darrell Munsell


Darrell Munsell is author of Protecting a Valley and Saving a River, the story of The Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association. Darrell will be signing copies of his book at the historic Thompson House in Carbondale on Saturday, December 15 from 3pm to 5pm.