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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2020 officially announced the abbreviated online version of this great festival “Let the Music Play On” which takes place Saturday, Oct. 3rd from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM. This years festival’s performances will be broadcast from the Bay Area, Nashville, Austin and Ireland. The festival will stream via Circle TV, HardlyStrictlyBluegrass.com, HSB Facebook ,YouTube and Nugs.TV , giving folks tons of options with which to tune in and watch the performances. A full list of performers and stages are now posted at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2020
Due to The Pandemic there are no live performances to report but there are some great musicians are keeping the music going with some great and heartfelt virtual performances. Here are today’s recommendations.
Some Virtual Concert recommendations For Today!
Following Sally at 9:00 Am is 3 hours of great music on the New Orleans Music Show With Michael Dominici showcasing the diversity and many facets of the New Orleans and regional music scene.
Following Michael at noon is Blues And More With Action Jackson.
Following Action Jackson at 2:00 PM is three hours of outstanding jazz programming on Jazz From The French Market With Al Colon
Following Al Colon at 5:00 PM is 3 hours of some great rock and roll, r&b and blues with R&B With Dj Swamp Boogie
Following Dj Swamp Boogie at 8:00 PM turn the radio dial to 94.1 KPFA for The Bonnie Simmons Show a unique mix of singer/songwriter folk, rock, soul, country, and R&B. Bonnie is a Bay Area icon and treasure. I try to listen to her show every week
Following Bonnie at 10:00 PM is The Hear And Now. From singer-songwriters to avant-garde jazz; old faves, new voices, and live performances Derk Richardson hosts the most unique and hip program on radio..
Video Pick Of The Week!
John Coltrane remains among us as his sound continues to grab the ears of an ever-widening circle of fans. His legend is stone solid planted firmly in our culture as that of any 20th century musical giant. His saxophone sound, brooding, searching, dark, is still one of the most recognizable in modern jazz. His influence stretches over styles and genres, and transcends cultural boundaries. In celebration of his 96th birthday on Wednesday I would like to recommend the documentary Chasing Trane which explores the global power and impact of the music of his where the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds are revealed. Through insights and archival footage, this documentary aims to reveal how historical events shaped the music of John Coltrane and features interviews with Bill Clinton, Wynton Marsalis, Denzel Washington & grandson Ravi Coltrane.