Meadowgrass, which starts this evening, isn’t the only reason to go to La Foret as you will see in this video tour of the campus with Abby Sienkiewicz.

Speaking of Meadowgrass, congratulations to Michael Comora who won the two weekend passes to Meadowgrass by leaving this fantastic little brush-with-fame story on our new Phonebooth Confessional Story Hotline. You can listen to it HERE:

Michael Comora’s Brush With Fame

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

(You can always call us and leave your story on our answering machine at (719) 434-DOJO/3565.)

If you haven’t already gotten your tickets to Meadowgrass and/or you still need convincing, we invite you to listen to the sampler of music from last year and by the bands that will be playing this year below. The lineup is spectacular and the weather’s supposed to be gorgeous.

(You can download the individual songs by right-clicking or option-clicking on the blue hyperlink or you can stream by clicking the green play button)

Songs from Meadowgrass, 2009

1. “Talk To Me Devil, Again” by Magnolia Electric Co.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

2. “Nowhere Good” by Edith Makes a Paper Chain

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

3. No Title (“Marry Myself to the Sea”) by The Haunted Windchimes

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

4. “No One Will Every Love You” by Sarah Borges

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Songs by bands coming to Meadowgrass in May 2010

5. “Everything is Moving so Fast” by Great Lake Swimmers

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

6. “All There Is” (Live @ KEXP) by Gregory Alan Isakov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

7. “Buried Treasure” (Live @ KEXP) by Grant-Lee Phillips

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

8. “The West Was Burning” (Live at KRCC) by Martha Scanlan

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

9. “Peace of Mind” (Live at Studio Bee) by Cahalen Morrison

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE MEADOWGRASS SAMPLER:
Complete Meadowgrass Sampler

TICKETS FOR THE FESTIVAL WILL BE ON SALE UNTIL 5 p.m. today at KRCC, 912 N. Weber, Tues.-Fri., 9 to 5: $15 single day tickets, $40 full festival passes for KRCC members at the KRCC Studios. $20 Single day tickets, $50 full festival passes for General Public. General Public tickets at all Independent Records and Video locations, and on-line at www.ticketweb.com. See you there!

(Thanks for all your support, everybody. KRCC is made up of you and you and you! Leave comments below or email us at thebigsomething@krcc.org. Thanks!)

 

One Response to A Pre-Meadowgrass Tour of La Foret & More

  1. Lenore Fleck says:

    Wow! We attended Meadowgrass on Saturday. It was wonderful, but the crowd was disappointingly light. I haven’t heard music like this before at a local venue. I hope that Meadowgrass grows in popularity like the great Indie Film Festival.

    Meadowgrass or Territory Days? I know what my choice is for next Memorial Day :)

News

UPI/Landov
March 4, 2015 | NPR · No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy’s mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration’s view of federal subsidies for health insurance?
 

AFP/Getty Images
March 4, 2015 | NPR · Despite a minority suspected of holding extremist views, the vast majority of French Muslims say they feel fully integrated into society. France has the largest number of Muslims in Western Europe.
 

March 4, 2015 | NPR · State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf said the motivation for the attack on Mark Lippert is unknown. The injuries, Harf said, are not life-threatening.
 

Arts & Life

March 4, 2015 | NPR · Tina Fey co-created the quirky comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for Netflix; John Ridley made the emotionally raw drama American Crime for ABC. TV critic David Bianculli says they’re both good.
 

Matt Doyle
March 4, 2015 | NPR · The Web series centers on a pot dealer who bikes around Brooklyn delivering to clients. Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair say they drew on their experiences and friends’ generosity to make the show.
 

Fox
March 4, 2015 | NPR · There are certain stories that very few shows can tell without falling on their faces. The Mindy Project may be able to beat those lousy odds.
 

Music

Courtesy of SFJAZZ
March 4, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · This year, the octet has chosen to salute a tenor sax titan and a long-time San Francisco resident. It plays re-arrangements of Henderson classics along with new original pieces live in concert.
 

March 4, 2015 | SCPR · The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
 

Courtesy of the artist
March 4, 2015 | NPR · Ancient tribal techno meets The Blair Witch Project in the eeriest music video of 2015 so far.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab