KRVM’s Billy Safier has been hosting the station’s ever-popular “Beatles Hour” program for the last twelve years. We thought it was high time our listeners had a chance to learn a little more about the popular show host, and this week, Safier had time to answer a few questions. KRVM: At what age did […]
Everyone loves a good success story. With singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile’s recent triumph at the 2019 Grammys, we think it’s the perfect time to take a quick look back at the career of this amazing Pacific Northwest artist. In case you missed it, the 37 year-old Americana performer from Ravensdale, Washington, was nominated for six Grammys. […]
It’s been three years since Mark Knopfler’s eighth solo studio release, “Tracker.” Today he’s back with “Down the Road Wherever” and more than a dozen satisfying Celtic folk-rock compositions sure to gladden the hearts of his fans. The fingerstyle guitarist virtuoso and former lead singer for rock band Dire Straits has a lengthy list of […]
All-in-all it was a provocative year for music. There was delicious new genre-twisting music from twenty one pilots…impressive pop splendor from Shawn Mendes, plus boldly beautiful alt-rock from England’s The 1975. Ray Lamontagne gifted fans with exceptional folk-rock tapestries aplenty, and Imagine Dragons served up fun, valiant soaring anthems – still their forte’. With all […]
Working on your holiday gift list? For the music fans in your life, consider Amos Lee’s newest “My New Moon” release. Gifted in the art of songwriting and storytelling, Lee pulls from many genres in ways that always satisfy. His newest is a refreshing collection of diverse folk-rock-soul tracks sure to satisfy even the music […]
American rockers Young the Giant headlined a night of indie pop at Eugene’s Cuthbert Amphitheater on August 20. Check out the photos here The band was joined by Cold War Kids and Joywave as part of their “Home of the Strange Tour.” The current tour celebrates Young the Giant’s third studio album, “Home of the Strange,” […]
The Mavericks – Photos by Brad Cook Photography
Long-time KRVM listeners know how much the station loves the blues. For blues aficionados, there’s excitement in the air as guitar phenomenon Ty Curtis performs this weekend in Albany at the Northwest Art & Air Festival.
Almost six years since his last album, California-based alternative rock artist Pete Yorn returns with his premier Arranging Time release. A new music review by KRVM volunteer blogger, Cynthia Orlando.