Jim Peterik talks about “Empty Arena” — a song he composed in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and the postponements/cancellations of concerts and live music performances. He discusses writing the song, how it benefits MusicCares, what musicians can do during this time, as well as his contributions to the upcoming Dennis DeYoung solo album, and more.
Anita Pointer talked about her new book “Fairytale: The Pointer Sisters’ Family Story,” co-authored with her brother Fritz. She talks about putting the book together, stories of her family, and the music of The Pointer Sisters (Luc is joined by Scorch from sister station 92.9 The X):
Sérgio Mendes discusses his February, 2020, album “In The Key Of Joy,” the new documentary “Sérgio Mendes: In the Key of Joy,” his musical collaborators, Brazilian music, and more.
Luc chatted with Tommy Roe about his new EP “2020 Vision”, his “Revisted” series (new recordings and takes on his songs), and his songwriting.
Luc chatted with Dave Adler of Steely Dane: The Ultimate Steely Dan Tribute, ahead of their show on Saturday, February 1st at the Jamf Theatre at Pablo Center in Eau Claire. Adler talks about how Steely Dane and their formation, the music of Steely Dan, and what makes that band’s music special.
Dr. Anton Armstrong, Conductor of the St. Olaf Choir from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, discusses their 2020 National Winter Tour — including a stop at Pablo Center At The Confluence on Sunday, January 19th — as well as the evolution of the choir, how choral music affects modern society, and much more.
Steven P. Greenberg — the writer and creative force behind “Funkytown” by Lipps Inc. — has a new Christmas version, and he chats about that, protecting the legacy of the song, and what has made it so popular over four decades.