The new “Michigan Music” compilation featuring 33 Great Lakes State artists and impressive recordings by Billy Strings and Sandra Effert take center stage in the statewide December segment. Bend an ear to the podcast and the featured songs, plus get the back stories about these artists at Local Spins.
Local Spins airs two live podcasts each week: Local Spins Live (12:06 p.m. Wednesdays on WJRW News Talk 1340) and Local Spins on WYCE (11 a.m. Fridays on 88.1 WYCE). The recorded shows are available here, as well as on iTunes.
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The Holland area group’s new album showcases obscure Michigan folk gems, with another record on the way. Check out their live performance for Local Spins on WYCE, plus hear on-air song debuts from more than a half-dozen regional artists, including ttypes, Sadie Bass, Neon Birdhouse, The Soods and more.
In one of his first public performances in six months, the veteran musician and singer played new songs for Local Spins on WYCE, which also debuted tracks by Michigander, Emma Bieniewicz, Josie Kenyon and more. Learn more about Sanger’s journey, watch his in-studio performance and listen to the radio show podcast at Local Spins.
The West Michigan band celebrated its new album Friday with a stop at Local Spins on WYCE, which also debuted tracks by Laurel Premo, Last Gasp Collective, Jack & The Bear, Dante Cope, The Bootstrap Boys and more. Check out the in-studio video, the Daves at 7 back story and the full radio show podcast at Local Spins.
On Thursday night, Grand Rapids’ St. Cecilia Music Center kicks off its folk series with country and Americana singer Lee Ann Womack. Listen to the podcast with venue honcho Cathy Holbrook to learn why St. Cecilia stands out as a concert hall and discover the journey that led her to the helm of this organization.