Starlight, sunlight, moonlight, candle light -- the days are getting short and the nights are getting long and cold. Which makes it a good time of year to appreciate points of brightness and the warmth of a fire. This episode of Folk Espresso is Radiance, as in the sparkle of a star, the glimmer of the low sun, or the warmth your hands feel as you extend them to the old iron wood stove. So wrap your fingers around a warm mug, cozy up to the warm glow of your radio, and bask in the radiance.
Artists in this episode include: Misty River; Tony Furtado; Broadside; David Francey; JW Sparrow; Carl Jones; Carrie Newcomer; Suze Spencer Marshall; Jeff Warner; Merlin Snider; Hege Rimestad; Rob McHale; Good Tunes Band; Frank Lee & Allie Burbrink; Stan Rogers; Buena Vista Social Club; Bela Fleck & The Flecktones; The Malvinas; Great Big Sea; Tiller's Folly; Yo La Tengo; Tim O'Brien; Ruth Moody; Keb' Mo'; Chris Smither.
- Ruth Moody -- you've heard her singing as part of the Wailin' Jennys. In this episode you hear her from her solo album, These Wilder Things.
- Tony Furtado -- musician, sculptor, and part of the Portland, Oregon creative community. You can see his sculpture gallery here (link).
- Carl Jones -- Carl is know for his old time music and his own compositions in the old time style. He and his wife Erynn Marshall often perform and teach music together.
- Carrie Newcomer -- poet, songwriter, singer. She will be in concert in Portland, Oregon, at the Alberta Rose Theater on November 19.