Steel Belted Radio – December 28, 2006

One of the longest (and funniest) SBFRR shows in history, as we spent 4 hours looking back at the best (and WORST) of 2006. Download this episode (right click and save) Download this episode (right click and save) Download this … Continue reading

December 24, 2006

’twas the Afternoon Before Christmas Download this episode (right click and save) Download this episode (right click and save) Download this episode (right click and save) Episode #190 – ‘twas the Afternoon Before Christmas Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:00-5:00 pm … Continue reading

December 10, 2006

Featuring a look at the Canadian Folk Music Awards nominees. Awards are handed out tonight in Edmonton. And, the first of a strong and plentiful batch of great releases from 2006, as well as memories of the best live-in-studio performances … Continue reading

December 3, 2006

Revelling in the awsomeness of the new Gob Iron album, “Death Songs for the Living,” we played a few from that and some other deathly greats. Also a look ahead at upcoming shows by The Be Good Tanyas, and Ron … Continue reading

November 26, 2006

Wow, was that Grand Cariboo Opry good. ‘Nuff said. This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the legendary Band’s legendary Last Waltz. That group’s impact on music was huge, so we looked at some of their work and some great … Continue reading

November 19, 2006

More celebration of the upcoming Grand Cariboo Opry. And, some tunes by my two current musical fixations: Tom Waits (in anticipation of his upcoming 3 CD set), and Gram Parsons (a belated birthday celebration.) Download this episode (right click and … Continue reading

November 12, 2006 – Barney Bentall

Christmas came early with the announcement of the brilliant Grand Cariboo Opry show coming up at the WECC. With so many of our favourites on board, we just have to celebrate with some songs. We were also joined by the … Continue reading

October 22, 2006 – Ken Beattie, Dustin Bentall, John Ellis, and Leeroy Stagger!

Sometimes a guy just gets lucky and ends up in the right place at the right time. Today was such a day. With the Western Canadian Music Awards & festival in town and a lot of great musicians hanging around … Continue reading

September 17, 2006 – Geoff Berner

Featuring a chat with our old pal, Geoff Berner, who’s currently touring the country teaching people how to be an accordion player, thaks to his new instructional booklet. He’ll be in town spreading his wisdom around like a rash on … Continue reading