Clementine Darling stops by with her guitar (Aired: September 28, 2023)

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage month Clementine Darling paid us a visit. Her father, of Mexican descent, would bring young Cassie to the homeland each summer. She gets teased by her family because of her Spanglish. She can be found playing throughout the Bay Area and has a new EP release “Bootstraps.” Have a Listen!

Stella Heath stops by Studio A (Aired: September 28, 2023)

Stella Heath is the premiere jazz vocalist in the North Bay. Her various projects include Gypsy Django-style tunes, classic standards from the American songbook, and her wonderful Billie Holiday Project. She brings that to the 222 in Healdsburg this weekend. In this presentation, she not only performs some of Lady Day’s most loved songs, she tells the story of the songstress. The mother of 17 month old twins, we wish her a good nights sleep.

The Pleasures chat with Doug on Midday Music (Aired: September 15, 2023)

The Pleasures if a duo of Australian artists that came together during the Covid lockdown. Catherine Britt and Lachlan Bryan have their own careers, but after the breakup of Catherine's marriage she reached out to Lachlan to help her put her feelings into songs. The result "The Beginning of the End" will soon be released.

Solid Air visit with Doug in Studio A (Aired: August 24, 2023)

Solid Air stopped by to play a few tunes and have some conversation about stuff and things with Doug Jayne during Midday Music. Solid Air performs with the Temblors at the Occidental Center for the Arts on Saturday, August 26. Have a listen! Solid Air Fun Fact: Lead Singer Allegra Broughton is former program host of Connections on KRCB-FM!

Rachel Garlin chats with Brian on Morning Music (Aired: July 12, 2023)

Rachel Garlin is a Bay Area based singer-songwriter. Her new release “The Ballad of Madelyne & Therese” is a concept album telling the story of forbidden love in 1940’s New York. It’s a theatrical work that she will perform at the Lost Church in Santa Rosa this week. Listen to a conversation with Brian containing the story of the records’ inception and the state of queer life these days. Have a listen!

Chris Shiflett chats with Brian on Morning Music (Aired: June 30, 2023)

Most folks know Chris Shiflett as the lead guitarist of the huge rock band Foo Fighters. He also is a podcaster, interviewer, and has a great solo career dipping into country and Americana music. He’s bringing his own band to NorCal this August and has a new album coming out later this year. Brian spoke with Chris about the differences between arena rock and intimate club dates. Chris is also KRCB family- our own Greta Mart spends most Thanksgivings at Chris’ house. Have a listen to this fun conversation!

Emma Hardyman chats with Brian for Morning Music (Aired: June 14, 2023)

Emma Hardyman is the vocalist and primary songwriter for the Utah- based band Little Moon. They have been chosen as the winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest. Emma is charming and a talented classically trained performer. The band appears at SF’s Brick & Mortar June 22, co-sponsored by KRCB

Brett Cline stops by Midday Music (Aired: May 8, 2023)

Brett Cline, founder of The Lost Church, is transforming his mellow Santa Rosa listening room into a rollicking Boogie Dance Palace for one night with his band Edge City Fever. He joined Doug on Midday Music for some good conversation. Have a listen!

Ismay stops by for a visit with Brian on Morning Music (Aired: May 4, 2023)

Avery Hellman, better known as Ismay, is an artist from the Bay Area that has known Brian since her first foray into the music business. Brian says, "It’s wonderful to see the development of a songwriter over time. Ismay has become more self-assured and her music reflects that." Ismay is opening for Misner & Smith at The Lost Church in Santa Rosa on Saturday. Have a listen!

Jim Welte stops by to talk about the Mill Valley Music Festival (Aired: April 24, 2023)

Jim Welte is with the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce. Everyone in town is gearing up for the 2nd Mill Valley Music Festival May 13th and 14th. Headliners include CAKE, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Valerie June, Andrian Belew and Jerry Harrison and many others. Jim spoke with Brian about the fest, the musical history of Mill Valley and more. Have a listen!
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Each week, we report news from all over Northern California through a weekly check-in, or "postcard," of what people are talking about in their area. Not always "news," but still worthy of a mention. It's our way to give voice to communities that may not make it into the everyday news cycle.
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