The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 12/20/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Every Friday from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day.

Studio guests have included Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Buck (REM), Rodriguez, Joe Ely, Laura Veirs, Eric Andersen, Wesley Stace (a.k.a. John Wesley Harding), Dan Bern, Richmond Fontaine, Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5/Young Fresh Fellows), Jane Siberry, Freakwater, Erin McKeown, Barry McGuire ("Eve of Destruction"), Annalisa Tornfelt, The Von Trapps, Casey Neill, Tim Buckley lyricist Larry Beckett, noted music writers Greil Marcus and Peter Guralnick, and many others, as well as phone conversations with Peter Case, Jason Isbell, Colin Blunstone and Chris White of The Zombies, Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Peter Asher, and Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.

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The Songcircle on 12/13/19

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Steve Barton and Dave Scheff of Translator Live in Studio!

Airs at: Fri, 12/06/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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We're delighted to welcome Translator's Steve Barton back for his third visit to The Songcircle, and this time, he's bringing a friend, drummer Dave Scheff! Steve and Dave played together in San Francisco-based Translator throughout the Eighties, as well as for periodic reu... Read more

The Songcircle on 11/29/19

Airs at: Fri, 11/29/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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A Real Live Songcircle, with Little Sue, Jeremy Wilson, and Heart Hunters!

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle was inspired by the tradition of singer-songwriters sitting around in, yes, a circle, taking turns trading songs and stories. Every once in a while, we have the chance to replicate that tradition in radio form, and we're doing it again this week, with two of ... Read more

RONA, featuring Timothy Hull and Margot Merah, Live!

Airs at: Fri, 11/15/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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RONA is the new duo showcasing the international collaboration of singer-songwriters Timothy Hull and Margot Merah. Timothy is a former Portlander and longtime Northwest troubadour. Margot is half of celebrated Dutch duo The Lasses, also known for their work with Portland's... Read more

The Songcircle on 11/08/19

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 11/01/19 featuring Ron Artis II Live!

Airs at: Fri, 11/01/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 10/25/19

Airs at: Fri, 10/25/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 10/18/19

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 10/11/19

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Guest host: Dan Shramek Read more