Dar Williams' Love Affair With Small Towns, A Roundtable Review, And Must-See Concert Picks

Mar 2, 2018

On this episode of Air Check, local musician Nina de Freitas picks a favorite new tune and sits in on the musical roundtable discussion, Dar Williams plays a couple songs in the 91.5 KRCC studio and talks with Vicky about her love affair with America's towns and cities, and some local music aficionados tell us about their concert picks in the weeks to come.

PART ONE: THE MUSICAL ROUNDTABLE

On each episode of Air Check, we pick a new tune or full length recording that we are especially excited about. On this episode, Nina de Freitas is the musical guest from our community who joins Jake and Vicky for the roundtable discussion on Air Check.  

Vicky's Pick:

Loma - "Black Willow"

Jake's Pick:

High Ghostly  - "Pistol and Ball"

Nina's Pick:

Kimbra - "Everybody Knows"

PART TWO: IN-STUDIO PERFORMANCE AND INTERVIEW WITH DAR WILLIAMS

Dar Williams has released 10 full length studio albums, and published four books. During her recent tour through Colorado Springs, she made time to drop by the 91.5 KRCC studios to play a few songs in-studio, and talk to Vicky about her most recent book, What I Found in a Thousand Towns.

PART THREE: CONCERT PICKS FROM MUSICIANS AND MUSIC LOVERS

Nina de Freitas' picks:

Kimbra - Bluebird Theater, May 22

Phoebe Bridgers - Larimer Lounge, April - SOLD OUT

Idris Goodwin's picks:

Fun Home - Fine Arts Center at Colorado College - March 29 through April 22

Kevin Mitchell - Cottonwood Center for the Arts, March 1o

Kevin Coval - location TBD, March 31

Paulina Ukrainets' picks:

Crumb - High Dive, March 31

Frankie Cosmos - Black Sheep, April 6

King Krule - Ogden, April 25

Vicky:

Low Cut Connie - Black Sheep, March 21

Khruangbin - Bluebird Theater, April 23