KLCC Live Performances http://klcc.org en Rebecca Lomnicky and David Brewer Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/rebecca-lomnicky-and-david-brewer-live-klcc <p>Rebecca Lomnicky is a Scottish fiddler originally from Corvallis. In 2009, she won the Glenfiddich International Scottish Fiddle Championship in Scotland, after previously winning the junior division of the US National Scottish Fiddle Competition in 2005. Joining her in duo at the Axe and Fiddle in Cottage Grove on August 28th is the equally accomplished piper David Brewer, another Oregon native. He leads the Celtic band Molly’s Revenge, and has played with many top ensembles, including the Chieftains. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:20:16 +0000 Eric Alan 20169 at http://klcc.org Rebecca Lomnicky and David Brewer Live at KLCC Sweet Ghosts Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/sweet-ghosts-live-klcc <p>Sweet Ghosts is a band led by Katherine Byrnes and Ryan Alfred, with beautiful harmonies and atmospheric textures merged with acoustic roots, on their deubt CD <em>Certain Truths</em>. Ryan Alfred is best known for his work as the bassist in Calexico, and Katherine Byrnes has sung in Amos Lee’s touring band, as well as leading the University of Arizona’s big band, and maintaining her own solo career. Before appearing at Sam Bond's Garage in Eugene on Wednesday, August 6th, they performed in the KLCC studios in trio form, joined by Colin Shook on the bass.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:21:08 +0000 Eric Alan 18932 at http://klcc.org Sweet Ghosts Live at KLCC Chris Chandler and Paul Benoit Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/chris-chandler-and-paul-benoit-live-klcc <p>Chris Chandler and Paul Benoit have uniquely merged performance poetry and storytelling with roots music, over the course of countless shows and two CDs together, the latest of which is <em>Matadors. </em>Chris Chandler also has a new book collection out, called <em>Avoiding Godot</em>. They performed live in the KLCC studios along with percussionist Jarrod Kaplan of My Father's Ghost, before appearing at Sam Bond's Garage in Eugene on Thursday, July 31st.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:21:36 +0000 Eric Alan 18582 at http://klcc.org Chris Chandler and Paul Benoit Live at KLCC Absolute Harmony Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/absolute-harmony-live-klcc <p>A live in-studio performance at KLCC from Absolute Harmony, a five-piece all-women a cappella ensemble from Corvallis. They perform an original song, then cover Steve Martin, and talk with Eric Alan about being inspired by everything from South African freedom songs to their children.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 18070 at http://klcc.org Absolute Harmony Live at KLCC 3 Leg Torso Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/3-leg-torso-live-klcc <p>The band 3 Leg Torso has been making eclectic music for nearly two decades, integrating elements of chamber music, tango, Gypsy music, Latin, klezmer and more. Their music has found its way into several films as well as on recordings. They’re currently working on two new albums, as well as hitting the road for the live shows that they love. They joined Eric Alan in the KLCC studios, on their way to the Axe and Fiddle in Cottage Grove.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:33:09 +0000 Eric Alan 17770 at http://klcc.org 3 Leg Torso Live at KLCC Zac Wolfe Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/zac-wolfe-live-klcc <p>Eugene guitarist Zac Wolfe blends jazz, Latin and pop styles, and recently had the opportunity to make his debut album, <em>Hello</em>, with one of his inspirations, the great drummer Stix Hooper of the Crusaders. Before performing at Art and the Vineyard in Alton Baker Park in Eugene on Friday, July 4th with his full band, he visited the KLCC studios in duo form with Brazilian percussionist Valter Da Silva, for songs and conversation.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:25:05 +0000 Eric Alan 16830 at http://klcc.org Zac Wolfe Live at KLCC Ashleigh Flynn Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/ashleigh-flynn-live-klcc <p>Portland songwriter Ashleigh Flynn returns to her former home of Eugene for a house concert on Friday evening, June 27th, as well as performing in Bend at McMenamins on Wednesday, July 2<sup>nd</sup> and at Planktown in Springfield on Thursday, July 3<sup>rd</sup>, with her band the Back Porch Majority. Her most recent CD is called <em>A Million Stars</em>, produced by Chris Funk from the Decemberists. The album’s songs primarily involve female Wild West characters. She joined Eric Alan in the KLCC studios for songs and conversation.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:18:58 +0000 Eric Alan 16454 at http://klcc.org Ashleigh Flynn Live at KLCC Oregon Bach Festival Special Broadcast: Jonathan Manson and Simon Martyn-Ellis Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/oregon-bach-festival-special-broadcast-jonathan-manson-and-simon-martyn-ellis-live-klcc <p>KLCC and the Oregon Bach Festival continued their annual collaborative tradition by celebrating the opening of the year's festival with a special hour-long performance in the SELCO Performance Hall of the KLCC studios, on Wednesday evening, June 25th. This year's performance featured cellist Jonathan Manson and lutenist Simon Martyn-Ellis--two of the world's top players on their respective instruments--with a live studio audience. The broadcast was hosted by KLCC's Eric Alan, and co-hosted by John Steinmetz from the Oregon Bach Festival. It was a truly memorable evening.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:21:45 +0000 Eric Alan 16339 at http://klcc.org Oregon Bach Festival Special Broadcast: Jonathan Manson and Simon Martyn-Ellis Live at KLCC Elias Kauhane Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/elias-kauhane-live-klcc <p>Elias Kauhane is an Oahu native who will be the featured performer at this month’s Aloha Friday at Cozmic in Eugene, bringing Hawaiian culture to the Willamette Valley in an evening that also features "Hello Summer Songs" and a quiz on the birds of Hawaii. Elias Kauhane joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios for music and conversation about the shifting culture of Hawaii, including the newly enlivened movement around Hawaiian sovereignty.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:19:45 +0000 Eric Alan 15996 at http://klcc.org Elias Kauhane Live at KLCC Tyler Fortier Live at KLCC http://klcc.org/post/tyler-fortier-live-klcc <p>Eugene musician Tyler Fortier has been busy lately, both as a producer and a songwriter. He’ll celebrate both aspects this Saturday, June 14<sup>th</sup> at Cozmic in Eugene. It’s a CD release party for his own new CD, <em>Black and White Heart</em>, and for Beth Wood’s new release, <em>Sometimes Love</em>, which he produced. He visited the KLCC studios for two live songs and one from his new CD.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:27:23 +0000 Eric Alan 15335 at http://klcc.org Tyler Fortier Live at KLCC