Live Music on KDNK


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In spite of rain, Carbondale's 'Red Hill Rollers' filled True Nature's Tea Room for an all-acoustic concert. Hear KDNK's live broadcast from Friday, July 30. Click through to hear Part 2.

Chicago-based slide guitarist, Craig Kenning stopped by the KDNK studio to share some tunes with Boston Bruce. Catch Craig on Sunday afternoon, July 25 at the Redstone Inn.

DJ Gypsy Jim chats with local trio, The Red Hill Rollers. Listen to Logan Fletcher (Guitar, Banjo, Vocals), Jeanette Adams (Upright Bass), and Delaney Meyers (Fiddle) play some original songs live in the KDNK studio.

Brian Colley and Genevieve Vickers play ukuleles for KDNK on Express Yourself.

You Knew Me When

Apr 22, 2021

Ouray, CO based duo, 'You Knew Me When' play for DJ Mammoth on 'Life, the Universe & Everything'.

Mugsy Fay

Apr 22, 2021

KDNK DJ and Roaring Fork Valley local musician, Mugsy Fay sings and plays banjo in studio during 'The Witching Hour'!

Curly Bill

Apr 22, 2021

Born & bred, local singer/songwriter, Curly Bill shares some songs with Spinstress Sparkles on 'Hey Y'all'.

Spring Membership Drive 2021: Live!

Apr 22, 2021
Cody Lee

Thank you to all the folks who contributed to the KDNK Spring membership drive. We were stoked to bring you lots of live performances and interviews to brighten up the drive, including Steve Cole, Smuggler Mountain Boys, Curly Bill, Logan Fletcher, Hugh Phillips, Mugsy Fay, The Boneheads, Rodrigo Arreguin, You Knew Me When, True Story and MORE. Click the headline for a recap of radio revelry!

You Knew Me When

Apr 22, 2021

Ouray, CO based duo, 'You Knew Me When' play for DJ Mammoth on 'Life, the Universe & Everything'.

Rodrigo Arreguin

Apr 22, 2021

Local musician Rodrigo Arreguin stopped by the KDNK studio to share some songs with Alejandra on 'The Mothership'.

The Boneheads

Apr 22, 2021

Grateful Ed dropped his headphones in the studio to sing and play a few songs with The Boneheads for our Spring membership drive.

Hugh Phillips

Apr 22, 2021

Carbondale based, Hugh Phillips shares some tunes from his recent album with Spinstress Sparkles on 'Hey Y'all'.

Steve Cole

Apr 22, 2021

You may know him for hosting the morning news on KDNK. Check out the one and only Steve Cole crooning to a captivated audience in the KDNK classroom.

Local musicians Curly Bill and Logan Fletcher stopped by the KDNK studio to share some original songs on 'Flyin' the Coop' with DJ Kenailo. Hear an edited version of their performance here. 

Spring has sprung in the Roaring Fork Valley and KDNK is sprouting into 2021 with our first membership drive of the year. We're honored to host live, local music with bluegrass mainstays, The Smuggler Mountain Boys. Hear the band on Merle's Wednesday morning show to kick off the drive and don't forget to DONATE!

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Amy Kimberly speaks with Meskwaki/Dine artist Larry Yazzie about his history of performing Fancy Dance. He also plays music on the flute and drum, live in-studio.

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Jackson Emmer stopped by the KDNK studio to kick off the virtual tour of his new album 'Alpine Coda'. Music Director, Cody Lee chats with Jackson throughout a stellar performance by this local talent. Click the headline for Part 2.

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Bob's Free Music Calendar is ready for summer. You can view or download here. There are so many amazing shows totally 100% free in June, July, and August from Aspen to Carbondale to Vail including The Dendrites live at 4th street plaza on Friday, August 16th for the KDNK Hoot. 

The Infamous Stringdusters closed out the 2012 Mountain Fair, which KDNK broadcast live. The band is so tight here, and they trade off leads seamlessly, like a jazz band. Some people think this might be the single best performance ever at a Mountain Fair, and there have been close to fifty Mountain Fairs! Here is most of their set.

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The Roaring Fork High School Jazz band rolled into Express Yourself to play four songs: Manteca, Harlem Nocturne, Jaime's Retreat and Spain. They also talked a little bit about their recent string of local gigs and their encounters with some high profile jazz musicians. 8 musicans blew some cool jazz for a Friday afternoon.