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Remembering the Palms Playhouse in Davis on The Folk Brothers, May 31st

In advance of June 4th's premiere screening of Alvin Remmer's documentary "The Closing Of The Palms Playhouse" at the Veteran's Theater in Davis, The Folk Brothers will devote our May 31 show to reminiscing about the musical magic that happened regularly in that South Davis barn.   As well as the musical artists - like U Utah Phillips and Kate Wolf - whose names were associated with the old Palms, we will recall some of the extraordinary shows that graced the barn.

Live DiRT with The Stray Birds on May 25th

I am looking forward to hosting the Americana, acoustic string trio The Stray Birds on Live DiRT at the KDRT studio, Thursday, May 25th beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The Stray Birds – originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania – are on the West Coast leg of the “Open Window Tour” for their most recent album “Magic Fire”, recorded in Woodstock, New York, with producer and multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson).   The Stray Birds will also be appearing at The Palms Playhouse in Winters at 8 PM that evening (May 25th).

Jun 2017 interview schedule ...

Continuing my "That's Life" program with interviews, here's the schedule for June.  (I'll add to this list as more people are scheduled.)

6/1: Autumn Labbe-Renault "On having an Etsy store" AND "what's new with KDRT, DMA, DCTV?"

6/8: Corky Quirk: "Bats in your Belfry ... I mean Bypass"

6/15: Nada's "Healing Touch II" (background music) ...

6/22: NorthSound's "Classical Songbirds" (background music with birds and string quartet) ...

6/29: Iranian "Humphrey Fellows" talk about differences between there and Davis.