This week on "The Juke Joint" broadcast Robert Barclay celebrates the 75th birthday of Al Green along with the birthdays of Little Brother Montgomery and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. He also debuted new CDs by Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Tia Carroll and blues harpist Bob Corritore. 

Homespun - 4/18/2021

Apr 19, 2021

  …On the next edition of Homespun we’ll hear new releases from Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass, plus fiddler Mike Barnett. We’ll also celebrate Sam Bush’s birthday with music from the New Grass Revival and his solo debut, plus the blues of Muddy Waters, (John Lee)Sonny Boy Williamson, and more!

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Saxophonist Joe Lovano debuted his Tapestry Trio in 2019. The group, including Marilyn Crispell on piano and Carmen Castaldi on drums has a new CD on ECM records, “Garden of Expression.”  Lovano spoke with David Nicholas, host of The Beat, about the new recording and his career in music.

  This week on The Beat: Saxophonist Joe Lovano. His new release is on ECM Records, Garden of Expression. We'll play tracks from the CD, my interview with Joe, and have music he made with McCoy Tyner, Paul Motian, Tom HarrellLonnie Liston Smith, and John Scofield

Attendees of the infamous Fyre Festival didn't exactly get what they paid for in 2017, when they arrived in the Bahamas for a luxury music festival only to find themselves stranded without basic provisions, let alone first-class accommodations.

Some four years later, hundreds of ticket holders are poised to receive more than $7,000 each after settling a class-action lawsuit with event organizers.