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The Ghost Tractor Tribute to the Palms Playhouse 9/19/20 12-2 pm

This Ghost Tractor tribute show highlights the transitions the Palms Playhouse has seen through the years. They opened the Davis location back in the 70’s starting off literally as a place for Plays…then after they were established in the Davis community and recognized that they had a good thing going, they started hosting musical acts…and […]

Home Sierra Set Times 7/2-7/5

KVMR’s virtual 24/7 “Home Sierra” broadcast featuring over 100 historic festival artist sets and performances highlights from the High Sierra Music Festival, from Thursday July 2nd-Sunday July 5th. Set times listed below – Home Sierra Archives Available Here      

On the next edition of The Other Side: Sequestered episode 15 “Muzak & Elevator Music”.

On the next edition of The Other Side: Sequestered episode 15 “Muzak & Elevator Music”. I prefer the term furniture music which was coined by composer Erik Satie back in 1917, but sadly that term essentially disappeared soon after. In modern times it is referred to as background music, easy listening and mood music, or perhaps in […]

Expect Musical Fireworks as 100 Artists Create High Sierra ‘At Home’ Festival on KVMR

This would have been the 30th High Sierra Music Festival weekend in Quincy, but the pandemic sent it packing until 2021. So several High Sierra stalwarts — including KVMR 89.5 FM Chief Engineer Dave “Buzz” Barnett — have organized the next best thing:  a virtual 24-hour-a-day “Home Sierra” broadcast featuring over 100 historic festival artist […]

The Other Side – Sequestered #14 “Self Portraits – A Tribute to Bob Dylan’s Self Portrait Sessions”

On this week’s Other Side we feature a recent interview with Nevada County musician and producer Robert Heirendt as we discuss and listen to the recent release of his latest project featuring 17 diverse artists and tracks paying tribute to Bob Dylan’s infamous 1970 Self Portrait album. Below are a series of links where you […]

The Other Side – Sequestered Episode #13 – Stereolab

The Covid-19 pandemic put a halt to Stereolab’s 2020 touring plans, but we can still celebrate this seminal Anglo-French electronic group with a radio show of rarities — demos, alternate versions and live recordings. Join guest host Mark Leviton for some highly melodic and sometimes trance-inducing sounds on The Other Side’s series of Sequestered Shows. […]

6/17 on Dawn Eclectica – The Money Show

The bible says “What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?” And then there’s the well worn but insightful cliche that “money is the root of all evil.” Money has been a fertile topic for songwriters and artists. Songs about money have been around as long […]

R Town Radio: The Doors

Sunday 6/7/20 7pm-8pm – Through classic hits, seldom-heard stories and interviews with band members Robby Krieger, and the late Ray Manzarek, KVMR Broadcaster Peter Blachley offers listeners an exclusive and unprecedented glimpse inside The Doors‘ cataclysmic rise. From the now-iconic landmark Manzarek recalls as “the kind of place you could start a religion or plan […]

R-Town Radio Special Featuring Crosby, Stills, and Nash

This weeks R-Town Radio Show salutes the Crosby, Stills and Nash First Album released in 1969. KVMR broadcaster Peter Blachley has put together a special program from interviews he did with David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills. Photographer Henry Diltz and art director Gary Burden about the LP cover sessions for the group’s debut album. Graham, David […]

The Other Side – Sequestered Episode #8 Kathryn Williams

English singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams only spent about $100 to record her debut album “Dog Leap Stairs” in 1999, but she soon gained attention outside her native Liverpool, and was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize the following year. Guest host Mark Leviton profiles this poetic talent, who has been compared to Joni Mitchell, Nick Drake […]

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