Episode 849: Lord Friday The 13th

• October 18th, 2019

Hello friends! Sloane and Felix Lenz, the brother and sister team behind Austin's newest glam-punk band, Lord Friday The 13th are my guests for episode 849! Their latest single, the catchy, lawsuit inviting, "Big Mac" is available now on Soundcloud and Youtube and you can find them on Instagram. We have a great conversation about growing up in a small town in East Texas as "art kids", community theater, making videos and posters for other bands, writing songs and being a band for under a year and much more. Their mom Catherine took some awesome photos and you can find the on our Facebook page. Also, I'd like to thank Samara Simpson for setting this up. I had a great time getting to know Felix and Sloane. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Episode 848: Shivery Shakes Return!

• October 15th, 2019

Hello friends! Austin's surfy, fuzz-pop band, Shivery Shakes return to the show for episode 848! Their latest album, Weird Weather dropped last month and they are out on tour of America for the next couple of weeks supporting it. Go to shiveryshakes.band for tour dates, music and more. We have a great conversation about growing up in the Austin music scene, the tougher sound of Weird Weather, high school bands, touring and much more! I had a great time hanging with Shivery Shakes again. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 847: Marcia Ball

• October 11th, 2019

Hello friends! Legendary, award winning blues artist, Marcia Ball is my guest for episode 847! Marcia is performing at The 9th Annual Swan Songs Serenade taking place on Sunday, October 20th at The Four Seasons Austin. She will be joined by special guests, Lou Ann Barton, Shelley King and Sarah Brown. Go to swansongs.org for tickets and more information. Marcia's latest album, Shine Bright is available where ever you stream and download your jams and you can always get physical copies, find out when she's playing and more at marciaball.com. We have a great conversation about growing up in Louisiana, the Austin music scene in the late 60's and early 70's, Freda And The Firedogs, passing on Jerry Wexler's offer, blossoming as a solo artist and much more. I had a great time getting to know Marcia. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 846: Larry Seaman

• October 8th, 2019

Hello friends! Legendary Austin musician/artist, Larry Seaman is my guest for episode 846! Larry's new album, the brilliant, Resurrectionist drops next Friday, October 18th and he's celebrating with a release show on Sunday Oct. 20 at Saxon Pub here in Austin. Go to larryseamanartmusic.com for show info, music, art and much more. We have a great conversation about 70's Austin, the punk scene including Raul's, The Beach, his band Standing Waves, living in New York in the 80's, his visual art, making Resurrectionist with co-producer Ron Flynt and much more! I had a great time getting to know Larry. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 845: Keelan Donovan / Christine Albert Stops By To Talk About Swan Songs Serenade!

• October 3rd, 2019

Hello friends! Nashville to Austin transplant, songwriter, artist, Keelan Donovan is my guest for episode 845! Keelan's latest release, the pop flavored ep, "Disco Confetti" is available wherever you stream or download your jammy jams. Go to keelandonovan.com for music, tour dates, videos and more! We have a great conversation about growing up in Maine, his INSANE high school talent show performance, Nashville co-writing, touring for the last 5 years, impending fatherhood and much more! I had a great time getting to know Keelan. I'm sure you will too. Plus, My dear, old friend, singer/songwriter Christine Albert stops by to talk about the 9th Annual Swan Songs Serenade taking place place on Sunday, October 20th at The Four Seasons Hotel. Swan Songs is an Austin-based music non-profit and Swan Songs 9th annual benefit will celebrate the power of intimate musical experiences for those nearing the end of life. For event tickets and more info on Swan Songs go to swansongs.org. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 844: Ley Line Returns Again!

• October 1st, 2019

Hello friends! Global folk group, Ley Line returns to the show for episode 844! Their latest single, the gorgeous, "OXUM" sung in three languages came out in September and is available wherever you stream or download your music stuff. This weekend they'll be hitting the North Texas region. Saturday, 10/5 they'll be at The Rustic in Dallas and Sunday, 10/6 they'll be playing the Denton Folk Festival. They're playing Austin City Limits Music Festival on Sunday, 10/13 at 12:45 pm on the Tito's Stage. Go to leylinesound.com for more tour dates, music, videos and more! We have a great conversation about their travels, new album, ramping up their tour schedule, traveling Brazil and much more. Plus, sing acapella live in the studio. I always have a great time hanging out with Ley Line. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 843: The Ghost Wolves

• September 26th, 2019

Hello friends! Jonny and Carley Wolf from gothic rock and roll band, The Ghost Wolves are my guests for episode 843! Their latest ep, "Crooked Cop" on Third Man Records just dropped on Sept. 6th and is available on 7" vinyl or where ever you stream and download your jams. If you live in Austin, you can see them next Saturday, 10/5 at ABGB. Go to theghostwolves.com for tour dates, music, videos and more. We have a great conversation about recording "Crooked Cop", how they met, being a couple and working together, touring Europe and the U.S. and much more! I had a great time getting to know Carley and Jonny. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 842: Allen Hill / “Women To Watch” Showcase Organizer, Gfire Stops By!

• September 24th, 2019

Hello friends! It's HAAM Day in Austin, TX. There will be music all over town today raising money and awareness for HAAM ( The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians). Go to myhaam.org for music listings and more. The Allen Oldies Band's own, Allen Hill has released his first solo album, All Over The Map with Allen Hill and he's my guest for episode 842! You can find show dates, music and more at allenhillentertainment.com. Allen and I have a great conversation about Banana Blender Surprise, booking music for events, backing up Archie Bell, making All Over The Map and much more! Plus, Gfire stops by to talk about her "Women To Watch" Showcase taking place Saturday, 9/28  from 1-7pm at Opa here in Austin. Go to gfiremusic.com for more info. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 841: Stephen Kellogg

• September 20th, 2019

Hello friends! Connecticut based Singer/songwriter, Stephen Kellogg is my guest for episode 841! Stephen's latest album, the gorgeous Objects In The Mirror and the rest of his catalog are available now wherever you stream and download your jams. He's currently on tour with Will Hoge and they'll be making a stop at The Cactus Cafe' next Friday, September 27th. Go to stephenkellogg.com for music, videos, The Kellogg family Store and to find out when he's coming to a town near you. We have a great conversation about growing up in Connecticut, "seeing the light' at a Whitesnake show, ups and downs with the major labels, taking control of his career, doing it for his family and much more! I had a great time getting to know Stephen. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 840: Shawnee Kilgore

• September 17th, 2019

Hello friends! Singer/songwriter, Shawnee Kilgore is my guest for episode 840! Shawnee is just finishing up a new album, Beginning At The Wilderness. You can look for that in 2020. For now, you can hear her amazing music including the gorgeous, Back To Eden ep which is a collaboration she did with director, Joss Whedon. Go to shawneekilgore,com for music, show dates and more. Shawnee and I have a great conversation about growing up in Maine, discovering her voice as a songwriter, connecting with Hollywood director, Joss Whedon, her "Wonder What Wednesdays" at Threadgill's, her Song Bird Society and much more! I had a great time getting to know Shawnee. I'm sure you will too. Plus, we say goodbye to Ric Ocasek of The Cars. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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