SUNDAY NIGHTS AT 7PM Pooner Clark has listened to, written about and played music for 30 years. He knows what the inside of a – previously – smoky bar looks like! Join him every week for an hour of local music and chat with northwest musicians. To find out more about Pooner Click Here If you are in a local band or are a solo perfomer and would like to join the show contact Pooner at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, July 2, 201407/02/2014
Mary McPage started singing in church and then expanded to the blues. Originally from Idaho, she has called the Northwest home for a number of years and was selected as 2009’s performer of the year by the Washington Blues Society. Guitarist Willie Straub lives in the Maple Valley area, but spent a number of years in Bellingham. Drummer Alex Sheldon’s roots date back to popular Bellingham bands of the 1970s. Bassist Patrick Mcdanel rounds out the group. Check out the band and listen to a few cuts from their recent recordings on this week’s Locals Only
Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014
Born in the great Skagit County, this Blues Rock Power Trio is turning a lot of heads with their original yet simple approach to the blues. With Terry Sherman on drums, Scott Blair lending backbone on the bass and Corey Vincent delivering superb guitar and vocals. The band has matured quickly and delivers a modern sound with solid roots in traditional blues. The band will be featured opening night at The Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival.
Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014
Formed from the vision of guitarist Neil Park; whose first task was to find a singer/songwriter that could take the music to that higher level. Dean Marshall Pilkey was that singer. His talent of taking musical melodies and making them his own, complimented the writing style of Neil Park. Next on board were bass player Kent Benson, and drummer Bert Boucher, who’s in the pocket approach gave the band its driving rhythms. In April of 2013, guitarist Sin Wildman joined the band. Tonight you’ll have an opportunity to meet this powerful band and listen to a few cuts from their recordings.
Sunday, June 1, 201406/01/2014
Shane Gildnes is a singer songwriter from Skagit County. For the last 25 years he has been releasing records and playing live in the local independent music scene. In the 80s and 90s Shane played in Stagnant Water, Bluegreen, and Lawndart. For the past 15 years Shane has been playing with Sun Studio Recording Artists Fanny Alger. We will check in with Shane and listen to some of his old and new demo recordings including a true tale of the Duke of Sedro-Woolley.
Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014
The Vonvettas are a group of musicians who’ve obviously had a good time in the Fairhaven College recording studio. Their new CD Lucy & Jet Black is a two CD set. The band recently appeared on the stage at our Road To Rockstar competition at the Underground. We’ll find out about the making of this omnibus local recording and find out how the band fared on Road on this week’s edition of Locals Only.
Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014
Michele D’Amoure & The Love Dealers are group of veteran musicians just out for a good time. Michele belts out the vocals, Rick Bowen on drums, Patrick McDanel on bass, and former hamster Frank Snow on guitar play danceable blues. They’ve got an impressive line up of gigs this summer and recently released their first CD Sin Comin’ On. You’ll meet the band and hear some cuts from the new CD on this week’s edition of Locals Only.
Tuesday, April 15, 201404/15/2014
Microscopic Giant is a quirky Bellingham band with three members who, at least, look like they’ve been around the block a time or two. The goup released an EP last November and sent me a copy a couple of months ago. I can’t find a lot of info on the band and only know what I’ve heard, so we’ll meet the guys and find out more about the band on this week’s edition of Locals Only.
Saturday, February 1, 201402/01/2014
Well, unless the forecast of snow is more intense than the current weather picture from the web, Anacortes musician Rod Stone will be the guest on this week’s Locals Only. It’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll. Rod is primarily a songwriter, but he’s also a capable guitar player. We’ll find out more about this quiet guy from Fidalgo Island and hear a few of his compositions on this week’s Locals Only.