So by some crazy coincidence, this week on Lyrical Venus Radio I have not one but TWO interviews with redheaded, powerhouse, piano playing, singing, songwriting divas. And when I say diva I mean in the “Holy wowzers, what a voice!” category, because both of these ladies were super sweet and down-to-earth to talk to. I’ve [...]
05.18Welcome to Ladytown!
Sarah Coleman quite possibly has the best MySpace “About” section I’ve ever read. Most musicians fill the space with bios that, while honest and good, can start to sound a bit the same after several dozen. Sarah’s has a story about an exhausted executive-type hearing Ladytown on the radio for the first time that reads [...]
So the special guest on the Lyrical Venus Radio Hour this week will be Jessie Baylin! Recently off the 2008 Hotel Cafe Tour, Jessie is currently touring the country with Swedish folk-rocker Teitur and they will be appearing at the CSPS Legion Arts Center in Cedar Rapids on May 17th. Her new album Firesight is [...]
In honor of Mother’s Day, Kim Ruehl, resident folk music writer over on About.com, put together a nice little list of folk music mothers. Clicking through her gallery will give you some insights into some of the songs that these musical mommies have written or recorded after inspiration from their little ones. Here are the [...]