This Sunday, April 20, during the 3:00 hour, The Folk Tree presents live music from Jon Hogan and Maria Moss. Based in Austin, Texas, Hogan and Moss are purveyors of rollicking roots music and trad-inspired originals, which they describe as “primitive-modernist music that will break your heart and blow the doors off your Ford.”
Join us in IPR’s Cedar Falls studios, on the third floor of UNI’s Communication Arts Center (map here), or tune in and listen for some high-energy music.
Mark Simmet will be hosting Minneapolis singer/songwriter Caroline Smith for a live performance in the Cedar Falls studios of Iowa Public Radio on Tuesday night, Feb. 18. Smith and her band the Good Night Sleeps released their debut full length album in 2008, describing their music as "folk with an indie twist." Two more records followed, and last fall Smith released her latest album, Half About Being A Woman. Her sound now has an irresistible neo-soul, R&B feel.
The Comfort Kings are a contemporary acoustic band from the Cedar Valley. They use a traditional bluegrass instrumental arrangement for their mix of old-time, Americana and original songs. Join us for a live performance from The Comfort Kings in our Cedar Falls studios on Thursday, Jan. 16, in the 7:00 pm hour. You are invited to be in the studio audience for this free show on the third floor of the Communication Arts Center on the UNI campus in Cedar Falls, or be listening to our live broadcast!