The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 01/25/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day.

Studio guests have included Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Buck (REM), Rodriguez, Joe Ely, Laura Veirs, Eric Andersen, Wesley Stace (a.k.a. John Wesley Harding), Dan Bern, Richmond Fontaine, Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5/Young Fresh Fellows), Jane Siberry, Freakwater, Erin McKeown, Barry McGuire ("Eve of Destruction"), Annalisa Tornfelt, The Von Trapps, Casey Neill, Tim Buckley lyricist Larry Beckett, noted music writers Greil Marcus and Peter Guralnick, and many others, as well as phone conversations with Peter Case, Jason Isbell, Colin Blunstone and Chris White of The Zombies, Peter Asher, and Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.

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The Songcircle on 01/18/19

Airs at: Fri, 01/18/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 01/11/19

Airs at: Fri, 01/11/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 01/04/19

Airs at: Fri, 01/04/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 12/28/18

Airs at: Fri, 12/28/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Winter Solstice LIVE with Ashleigh Flynn & The Riveters!

Airs at: Fri, 12/21/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Longtime local - and nationally touring - favorite Ashleigh Flynn is rocking the woman power extra hard these days with her new, all-female band The Riveters. Today, just in time for the Winter Solstice - which occurs precisely at 2:23 PM! - they're truckin' down from Seatt... Read more

The Songcircle on 12/14/18

Airs at: Fri, 12/14/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 12/07/18

Airs at: Fri, 12/07/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Stumptown Soul Holiday Spectacular Rides Again!

Airs at: Fri, 11/30/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Fantastic musicians, led by recent Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame inductee Steve Kerin on keys; and wonderful singers including LaRhonda Steele, Rose City Kings' Dan Berkery, and others; holiday songs of older and more-recent vintage; it all adds up to a festive tim... Read more

The Songcircle on 11/23/18

Airs at: Fri, 11/23/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 11/16/18

Airs at: Fri, 11/16/2018 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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