music http://mtpr.org en Crown Guitar Festival Programming On MTPR http://mtpr.org/post/crown-guitar-festival-programming-mtpr <div><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Tahoma; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium; display: inline !important; float: none;">We're excited about the amazing talent coming to the <a href="http://cocguitarfoundation.org/">Crown of the Continent Guitar Workshop and Festival</a> in Bigfork. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:51:56 +0000 Josh Burnham 23699 at http://mtpr.org Crown Guitar Festival Programming On MTPR The 'Psychedelic Circus' Rolls Back Into MTPR Studios http://mtpr.org/post/psychedelic-circus-rolls-back-mtpr-studios <p>The Psychedelic Circus rolls back into the studios of Montana Public Radio at <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1950406092" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">10pm</span></span> on August 15th!&nbsp;</p><p>Joan Richarde and Dr. Sandoz will spin lesser known musical gems from the years of Psychedelia (1964-1973).&nbsp;</p><p>Crank up the volume or grab your headphones...it's high time for some musical fun...8/15/14 at <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1950406093" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">10 p.m.</span></span> on MTPR</p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:09:45 +0000 Josh Burnham 23454 at http://mtpr.org The 'Psychedelic Circus' Rolls Back Into MTPR Studios The Crown Of The Continent Guitar Workshop And Festival http://mtpr.org/post/crown-continent-guitar-workshop-and-festival <p></p><p>Michael Marsolek talks with David Feffer, <a href="http://cocguitarfoundation.org" target="_blank">Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation </a>Chairman and Founding Director, and 16-year-old guitar prodigy Solomon Hicks about this year's festival.</p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:36:27 +0000 Chérie Newman 23414 at http://mtpr.org The Crown Of The Continent Guitar Workshop And Festival Sean Watkins Talks Songwriting, Solo Projects And Nickel Creek http://mtpr.org/post/sean-watkins-talks-songwriting-solo-projects-and-nickel-creek <p></p><p>Sean Watkins, guitarist, songwriter, and member of Nickel Creek stopped by our studio yesterday. He played songs from his latest solo album "All I Do is Lie", and talked music with MTPR's John Floridis.</p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:59:05 +0000 Josh Burnham 23133 at http://mtpr.org Sean Watkins Talks Songwriting, Solo Projects And Nickel Creek The Golden Girl Of Soul: 93 Year Old Mother Opens For 71 Year Old Son http://mtpr.org/post/golden-girl-soul-93-year-old-mother-opens-71-year-old-son <p>If there were an award for best-dressed performer at the 2014 Montana Folk Festival, it would have to go to Soul and R&amp;B legend Swamp Dogg.</p><p>Swamp Dogg is still on the road at age 71 with his long time opening act, his 93 year old mother, the elegant and charming Ms. Vera Lee.</p><p>Get a taste of their family style in our Clip Of The Week.</p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Josh Burnham 22993 at http://mtpr.org The Golden Girl Of Soul: 93 Year Old Mother Opens For 71 Year Old Son Paul McCartney Wows Record Missoula Crowd http://mtpr.org/post/paul-mccartney-wows-record-missoula-crowd <p>Paul McCartney put on a spectacle in Missoula last night, playing for over two hours in the largest concert in Montana history. Over 25,000 people turned out for the show which included <a href="http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/paul-mccartney/2014/washington-grizzly-stadium-missoula-mt-53ce9721.html">songs from McCartney's entire career</a> along with dazzling lights and fireworks.</p><p>Check out our slideshow from the concert, and tell us what you thought of the show.</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:45:20 +0000 Josh Burnham 23042 at http://mtpr.org Paul McCartney Wows Record Missoula Crowd Sean Watkins Of Nickel Creek Live From MTPR Studios http://mtpr.org/post/sean-watkins-nickel-creek-live-mtpr-studios <p></p><p>Sean Watkins, guitarist, singer-songwriter and member of the folk band Nickel Creek will be live in the MTPR studios Thursday, August 7 at 1:00 p.m. Tune in online or on the air for music and discussion with Sean Watkins and MTPR's John Floridis.</p><p>Here's a taste to hold you over until Thursday. Sean Watkins playing <span class="watch-title long-title " dir="ltr" id="eow-title" title="Sean Watkins Performs 'Since the Day That I was Born'">'Since the Day That I was Born' </span>from his recent solo album:</p><p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tv587Bfdx10</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:54:30 +0000 Josh Burnham 22995 at http://mtpr.org Sean Watkins Of Nickel Creek Live From MTPR Studios Montana Folk Fest 2014: Art Car Culture http://mtpr.org/post/montana-folk-fest-2014-art-car-culture-0 <p>The fourth annual <a href="http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php">Montana Folk Festival</a> recently took over Butte, Mont., fulfilling its annual promise of music, dancing, food, and a big hill to climb. Montana Public Radio's Christopher Allen was there and shares this behind the scenes recap of not only the music and the performers, but also some quirky examples of folk art never before seen at the Montana Folk Festival.</p><p></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:28:33 +0000 Christopher Allen 22721 at http://mtpr.org Montana Folk Fest 2014: Art Car Culture Happy New Year! First Night in Missoula Celebrates 20 Years http://mtpr.org/post/happy-new-year-first-night-missoula-celebrates-20-years <p>Michael Marsolek talks with Tom Benson and Matt Anglen,&nbsp; Executive Director and Program Director for&nbsp; <a href="http://www.missoulaculture.org" target="_blank">Missoula Cultural Council</a>, about the upcoming First Night celebrations in Missoula.</p><p>A $15 button is your admission to all events -- except <a href="http://www.missoulacultural.org/firstnight/buttons.html" target="_blank">First Night Star</a>, which requires an additional $2 ticket ($3 on the 31st).</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:13:02 +0000 Chérie Newman 12023 at http://mtpr.org Happy New Year! First Night in Missoula Celebrates 20 Years Bringing the World a Little Closer... through Music http://mtpr.org/post/bringing-world-little-closer-through-music <p>Michael talks with Melissa Blunt, Executive Director of the International Choral Festival, about the 2013 Choral Festival, July 17-20, in Missoula.</p><p><strong>Festival volunteers and host families for members of the chorales are still needed.</strong></p><p>The International Choral Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting artistic excellence, global understanding, friendship, and goodwill through choral music.<br><br><a href="http://www.choralfestival.org" target="_blank">http://www.choralfestival.org</a></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:05:34 +0000 Chérie Newman 3561 at http://mtpr.org Bringing the World a Little Closer... through Music