Episode 853: DAYEATER Returns!

• October 29th, 2019

Hello friends! Austin's loudest psychedelic rock trio, DAYEATER return to the show for episode 853!Their latest single, the nine minute epic, "Nightmare" drops this Thursday, Halloween! They're celebrating with a single/video release show on Halloween night at Kick Butt Café. Go to dayeaterband.com for music, videos, show dates and more. We have a great and hilarious conversation about creating the 9 minute epic "Nightmare", being a band of songwriters, terrible musician jokes, the problem with The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, working together in the Austin Music Foundation's Artist Development Program and much, much more! I always have a great time hanging out with these amazingly talented and entertaining dudes. I'm sure you will too. Let get down!

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Ciao! -JG


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Episode 852: Madi Meeks / Micah Shalom / One Road Austin With Alex Vallejo

• October 25th, 2019

Hello friends! We have three conversations with three different people for episode 851! First up, Alex Vallejo stops by to talk about One Road Austin's concert "Songs Of Love, Equity & Soul", a celebration of Austin's diverse music scene. The show is Wednesday October 30th from 7-10 at Antone's here in Austin. Get tickets and see a list of performers HERE. Next up, ska, reggae artist, Micah Shalom stops by to talk about his musical journey, new single, "Peace Rights Love" (available now wherever you stream or download your jams) and much more. You can see Micah and his band opening for the legendary Skatalites on Saturday, November 9th at Flamingo Cantina here in Austin. Last, but definitely not least, singer/songwriter, Madi Meeks got out of high school to come chat about her self-titled new album, being emotional, the high school for the performing and visual arts, playing The Carousel Lounge and more. Go to madimeeks.com for music, videos, show dates and more. I had a great time getting to know all of these fine people. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

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Episode 851: Kenny Withrow - Edie Brickell & New Bohemians

• October 24th, 2019

Hello friends! Guitar player, Kenny Withrow from Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is my guest for episode 851! New Bohemians are back together, making new music and they've been on the road and playing festivals this summer. Their latest album, the adventurous and gorgeous, ROCKET is available wherever you stream and download your jams. They've actually been in the studio recording a new album that should be out in 2020. The New Bohemians will be doing an instrumental set at "Day Of The Dead Head" in Austin on Saturday, November 2nd Click HERE for details. Go to ebnewbos.com for all of your Edie Brickell & New Bohemians music, tour dates, videos and more. Kenny and I sat down at Sound Check here in Austin and had a great conversation about the unusual ascension of New Bohemians, his guitar style, making ROCKET, getting to play with Bob Weir and much more. I had a great time getting to know Kenny. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG

 

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Episode 850: Steel Betty / Souls Extolled Stop By!

• October 22nd, 2019

Hello friends! Traditional and original American music trio, Steel Betty are my guests for episode 850! Their latest album, the gorgeous, So Darn Lonesome is available now on CD Baby. Go to steelbettyband.com for music, videos, show dates and more. We have a great conversation about Ken Burns' "Country Music" documentary, the culture of Bluegrass Festivals, their love of traditional American music and much more! I had a great time getting to know Steel Betty. I'm sure you will too. Plus, Zach Black from psychedelic, hard rock, ska band, Souls Extolled stops by to talk about their debut album, Follow The Ghost, playing "Frights and Sounds Fest" in San Marcos this weekend. Go to soulsextolled.com for music, show dates and more. Let's get down!

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Ciao! -JG
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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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