JBM Promotions http://wnku.org en McNally's 'Small Town Talk' pays tribute to Bobby Charles http://wnku.org/post/mcnallys-small-town-talk-pays-tribute-bobby-charles <p>Two recent projects have raised <a href="http://www.shannonmcnally.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href, 'httpwwwshannonmcnallycom', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">Shannon McNally’s</a> profile over the past year or so, but collaboration is just one of the singer-songwriter’s strengths. Sun, 19 May 2013 23:42:31 +0000 Bill Thompson 23060 at http://wnku.org McNally's 'Small Town Talk' pays tribute to Bobby Charles Buddy and Jim define harmony http://wnku.org/post/buddy-and-jim-define-harmony <p>It sounds like the set-up for a bad gag: How many harmony singers does it take to (fill in the blank)?</p><p>The good news, however, is the emergence of <a href="http://buddymiller.com/" target="_blank">Buddy Miller</a> and <a href="http://www.jimlauderdale.com/" target="_blank">Jim Lauderdale</a> into card-carrying stars is no joke. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 03:09:16 +0000 Bill Thompson 20251 at http://wnku.org Buddy and Jim define harmony Hall of Famer, Jorma Kaukonen, returns to Cincinnati http://wnku.org/post/hall-famer-jorma-kaukonen-returns-cincinnati <p>Like many Americans, Jorma Kaukonen is thankful to have a job these days.&nbsp; He is even more thankful that it is the same job he has had for more than 50 years.</p><p>It might be hard to imagine, but Kaukonen, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, will turn 72 next month. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:22:29 +0000 Bill Thompson 17133 at http://wnku.org Hall of Famer, Jorma Kaukonen, returns to Cincinnati Anders Osborne finds redemption http://wnku.org/post/anders-osborne-finds-redemption <p><a href="http://www.andersosborne.com/" target="_blank">Anders Osborne</a> grew up in Sweden, so it’s uncertain whether schoolchildren there were familiar with the &nbsp;“three R’s (reading [w]riting and [a]rithmetic).” &nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 18 Aug 2012 19:27:08 +0000 Bill Thompson 14261 at http://wnku.org Anders Osborne finds redemption Shawn Colvin wears the crown of hero humbly http://wnku.org/post/shawn-colvin-wears-crown-hero-humbly <p>In her memoir &ldquo;Diamond in the Rough,&rdquo; <a href="http://www.shawncolvin.com/" target="_blank">Shawn Colvin</a> takes a deep breath, then rattles off a list of heroes that she has been lucky enough to meet during the course of an almost 40-year career.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:48:33 +0000 Bill Thompson 13451 at http://wnku.org Shawn Colvin wears the crown of hero humbly Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-7 <p>Rick McCarty has seen weeks like this before. He calls it coincidence, but more mystical types might call it this summer&rsquo;s harmonic convergence.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 04:20:19 +0000 Bill Thompson 13141 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-6 <p>Thank you Bill Donabedian. The founder and public face of the Bunbury Music Festival put together a great team that produced a top-notch event in the face of some obstacles. Now, do it again next year &ndash; please.</p><p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 04:11:04 +0000 Bill Thompson 12913 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook Carll finds a home on the road http://wnku.org/post/carll-finds-home-road <p>Growing up in the Houston, Texas, suburb of The Woodlands, <a href="http://www.hayescarll.com/" target="_blank">Hayes Carll </a>didn&rsquo;t have a wealth of experience to draw upon when he started writing country songs.</p><p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 03:08:18 +0000 Bill Thompson 12872 at http://wnku.org Carll finds a home on the road Don't let Todd Snider fool you http://wnku.org/post/dont-let-todd-snider-fool-you <p>As it turns out,&nbsp;<a href="http://toddsnider.net/home.cfm" target="_blank">Todd Snider</a> has everyone fooled.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:48:30 +0000 Bill Thompson 12249 at http://wnku.org Don't let Todd Snider fool you Monday morning notebook http://wnku.org/post/monday-morning-notebook-4 <p><a href="http://www.darwilliams.com/" target="_blank">Dar Williams</a> invited more than 200 folks over Saturday night for a spirited evening of songs and stories.</p><p>In lieu of hosting at her house, which is in New York, Williams&nbsp; turned the Redmoor in Mount Lookout into a suitable stand-in as she played eight of the 10 tunes from &ldquo;In the Time of Gods,&rdquo; and six others with the help of keyboard player Bryn Roberts and guitarist Josh Kaler.&nbsp;</p><p>The music was certainly the centerpiece, but it was some unexpected moments that lent the night its homey feel.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 02:49:24 +0000 Bill Thompson 12214 at http://wnku.org Monday morning notebook