Sara Watkins http://wnku.org en Dawes awes Taft Ballroom crowd http://wnku.org/post/dawes-awes-taft-ballroom-crowd <p>Five songs into Wednesday night&rsquo;s <a href="http://dawestheband.com/" target="_blank">Dawes</a> show, Taylor Goldsmith asked how many in the crowd of about 300 had seen the band before. Maybe a third or so whooped and hollered in response.</p><p>&ldquo;This is for the first-timers,&rdquo; the band&rsquo;s frontman said before the Los Angeles&nbsp; foursome tore into an incendiary version of &ldquo;When My Time Comes&rdquo; from its first album, &ldquo;North Hills,&rdquo; at the Taft&nbsp;Theatre Ballroom.</p><p>The time had come to dial up the intensity.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 06:33:43 +0000 Bill Thompson 11597 at http://wnku.org Dawes awes Taft Ballroom crowd Sara Watkins Visits WNKU http://wnku.org/post/sara-watkins-visits-wnku <p>Sara Watkins&nbsp; stopped by the&nbsp;WNKU studio with her brother&nbsp;Sean to play a few&nbsp;songs from&nbsp;her new album,&nbsp;&nbsp;<em>Sun Midnight Sun. </em>She&nbsp;is on tour&nbsp;currently&nbsp;in support of her&nbsp;second solo&nbsp;release after&nbsp;20 years with&nbsp;Nickel Creek. Sara even did some work on John Mayer&#39;s new album, <em>Born and Raised</em>, released this May. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 19:21:44 +0000 Elaine Diehl 11576 at http://wnku.org Sara Watkins Visits WNKU