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Dirty Cello Bringing A Different Kind of Cello To Intimate KVMR House Concert


Okay, the band Dirty Cello -- and its lead singer and cello player Rebecca Roudman -- are compiling pretty amazing press.

And, wait, they're coming to a special KVMR 89.5 FM intimate house concert in the radio station's community room this Sunday, Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. in downtown Nevada City, during Victorian Christmas.
The show will also be broadcast live on KVMR 89.5 FM. 105.1 FM Truckee, streaming.
"When you take a cello out of concert halls and chamber settings and let it loose in a bar or nightclub, interesting things tend to happen."

Redlocks Brings Acoustic Reggae Spectacle To KVMR's Community Room & Airwaves

There's no question reggae music is an important part of Nevada County's diverse musical culture.

And KVMR 89.5 FM DJ Redlocks has long been an important part of that scene, like over two decades, as a musician, club DJ, and host of the 21-year-old Ital Culture show, now on Friday nights at 8 p.m.

Well, this Friday night (Nov. 15) is going to  be a little different.

Terry Robb & His 19 Best Acoustic Guitar Awards Play KVMR's Intimate Community Room Sunday

Okay, now here's a guy who won an award so many times in a row that they finally gave up and named the darned thing after him. 

That'd be Terry Robb, who nabbed the Muddy Award for Best Acoustic Guitar for 19, count 'em, 19 years in succession from its inception in 1992 to 2011, from the Cascade Blues Association in the blues-crazy Portland, Oregon area, where the Canadian-born musician grew up and lives. 

Justin Farren, Wes Collins Doing A 'Front Porch'-Style Concert at KVMR

The organizers of an upcoming KVMR 89.5 FM house concert are inviting music fans to "join us on the Front Porch," according to co-producer Cheri Snook.

No, that's not exactly true about the Sunday afternoon, April 7th performance of singer-songwriters Justin Farren from Sacramento and Wes Collins coming all the way from North Carolina. 

But KVMR's aptly named Miss Rumphius' Community Room has such an intimate feel and only 30 seats that it feels like you're watching somebody up close on a front porch. 

A Sweet Story Brings Award-Winner To KVMR's Intimate Community Room For Feb. 17 Local Debut

Award-winning singer-songwriter Crys Matthews makes her Nevada County debut in a special KVMR 89.5 FM Community Room concert Sunday, February 17 at 5 p.m. in downtown Nevada City, but that's just the beginning of a sweet story.

Sure, it's a couple weeks off, but this may be one concert you'll be sorry you're not at, if it sells out. 

Meet 'Gaelic Americana' Music Artist Kyle Carey

That sly KVMR 89.5 FM volunteer folk disc jockey Laurie DesJardin is at it again. 

Four years ago, the Nevada City eclectic radio station's first house concert in its new home featured the acclaimed harmonies of Brother Sun, in a show Laurie lovingly produced. 

This time around, she's found another rising folk star:  self-proclaimed "Gaelic Americana" artist Kyle Carey, a 31-year-old New Hampshire native who somehow found herself in the Celtic waters, nourished herself there and...

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