At the recent Navasota Blues Festival, KEOS program director Jay Brakefield sat down with performers Justin Johnson, Doug MacLeod and Texas Johnny Boy to explore their history with the blues and how they feel about playing this vital American music. Here’s what they had to say, plus musical samples from Muddy Waters and Texas’ own Blind Willie Johnson.
Tune in to “KEOS Review” at 6 p.m. today for an interview with Navasota Blues Fest performer Justin Johnson, who will kick off this weekend’s festivities with a free workshop on cigar-box guitars.
On “KEOS Review” on Wednesday, July 29, host Jay Brakefield aired an interview with A&M physics professor Dr. William Bassichis about the upcoming restoration of Temple Freda, a century-old Jewish temple in downtown Bryan. Here’s the interview.
To get more information and to pledge a tax-deductible contribution to the restoration of Temple Freda, please contact Lindsey Guindi, director of strategic projects for the city of Bryan, by phone at 979-209-5130 or by email at email@example.com.
Listen to “KEOS Review” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, to learn how Temple Freda, a century-old Bryan synagogue, will be saved from decades of decay. Listen at 89.1 FM or right here at keos.org.
The Landon Evans Band, a local group that mixes traditional classics and Texas Country favorites with original tunes in the honky-tonk tradition, stopped by for an interview and mini-concert during KEOS Review at 6 P.M. of Wednesday, July 16th.
Bryan City Council members Rafael Pena (left) and Al Saenz are interviewed on KEOS Review about their opposition to a proposed charter amendment to allow voters citywide to select single-member district representatives.
Choro das 3, three outstanding women musicians from Brazil who play traditional Brazilian instrumental music, were interviewed by KEOS’s Andy Kirkendall, host of “Listen Globally,” prior to their Wednesday July 9, 2014 performance at the Grand Stafford Theater in downtown Bryan.
KEOS program director Jay Brakefield interviews opponents of the proposed creation of a new Blinn College campus in the Lynntech building in College Station.Texas A&M professor John Lawler, neighborhood association founder Henry Wittner, retired A&M Press director Stetter and Realtor and developer Patrick Siegert share their concerns about the potential impact on the Raintree and Emerald Forest neighborhoods and express their preference for a site in Bryan. Blinn officials declined to be interviewed but provided a written statement to be read on the air.
KEOS volunteers will be outside the LaSalle hotel in Downtown Bryan, TX this Friday, June 06. This event is also an art step so it should be extra busy.
Come swing by our table, listen to the radio and hang out!
We’ve set the KEOS 2014 Volunteer Jam for Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Lakeside Icehouse at Lake Bryan. Volunteer Jam is an annual KEOS fundraising tradition consisting of local, live music, a silent auction, and good community vibes. Lineup to be announced.