The Boudin Barndance – 08/25/16

The Boudin Barndance – 08/25/2016
Dan Ferguson
WRIU-FM, 90.3 Kingston, RI
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After a couple of weeks off for some r&r, it was back in the Boudin Barndance saddle again this evening to deliver the goods. This evening’s studio guest was Chuck Wentworth, producer of the annual Rhythm & Roots Festival happening at Ninigret Park in Charlestown, RI on Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 19th annual and info can be had at In addition to chatting with Chuck about the 2016 event and playing music from a variety of artists, we also gave away tickets. That was the 2nd half of the program. The opening half was a playing-the-field affair. New and upcoming releases making their Barndance debut tonight included albums from Courtney Marie Andrews, Carl Broemel, Haley Bonar, Evening Bell, Ryley Walker, Dale Watson & His Lone Stars, Kweskin & Muldaur, Kirchen & DeLone, and the On Top of Old Smoky compilation. Buttshaker of the week???? The Blasters grab the prize with “Marie Marie.” Now let’s all grab a cold one, or two, and get to the goods….
Buck Owens, et al – Buckaroo / Box Set / Rhino (intro)
Courtney Marie Andrews – Rookie Dreaming / Honest Life (Mama Bird)
Lydia Loveless – European / Real (Bloodshot)
Carl Broemel – Rockingchair Dancer / Fourth of July (East of Western/TT)
Haley Bonar – Better Than Me / Impossible Dream (Gndwire/TT)
Amy Rigby – Don’t Break the Heart / Diary of a Mod Housewife (Koch)
Evening Bell – Light the Lanterns / Dying Stars
Ryley Walker – The Half Wit in Me / Golden Sings That Have Been Sung (Dead Oceans)
The Mystery Lights – Without Me / s/t (Wick)
Anthony D’Amato – If You’re Gonna Build a Wall / Cold Snap (New West)
Andrew Leahey & Homestead – Little In Love / Skyline in Central Time (Skyline/TT)
The Devil Makes Three – Champagne & Reefer / Redemption & Ruin (New West)
Sarah Jarosz – Comin’ Undone / Undercurrent (Sugar Hill)
Lori McKenna – We Were Cool / he Bird & the Rifle (CN/TT)
The Rad Trads – Contents Under Pressure
Jimmy C. Newman I Made a Big Mistake / The Alligator Man (Rounder)
JD Crowe & the New South – Back to the Barrooms / Come On Down to My World (Rounder)
Stanley Brothers – Say Won’t You Be Mine / Angel band (Mercury)
Sam Bush – Bowling Green / Storyman (Sugar Hill)
Simpson & Flemons – John Hardy / On Top of Old Smoky (GSMA)
Tex Williams – The Leaf of Love / Vintage Collections (Cpaitol)
Dale Watson & His Lone Stars – Sit & Drink & Cry / Live at the Big T Roadhouse (Red House)
Kirchen & DeLone – Wine Wine Wine / Transatlanticana (Red House)
club listings backdrop:
Los Straitjackets – Viva! (Upstart)
………..rhythm & roots 2016 festival preview and interview with chuck wentworth………..
Lucinda Williams – Hot Blood / Sweet Old World (Chameleon)
Dave & Phil Alvin – Rattlesnakin’ Daddy / Lost Time (Yep Roc)
Bruce Hornsby – Jacob’s Ladder / Greatest Radio Hits (RCA)
The Honeycutters – 500 Pieces / On the Ropes (Organic)
HoneyHoney – Glad I’ve Done What I Did / Billy Jack (LH)
Kelsey Waldon – Dirty Old Town / I’ve Got a Way (Monkey’s Eyebrow)
Kweskin & Muldaur – Frankie / Penny’s Farm (Kingswood)
Hat Fitz & Cara – Gotta Love
Matt Anderson – I Lost My Way / Weightless (True North)
Taj Mahal Trio – Lovin’ in M y Baby’s Eyes / Phantom Blues (Private)
The Blasters – Marie Marie / Testament (Rhino)
Burton & Mooney – Corn Pickin’ / Legends of Country Guitar / Rhino (outro)
Comments welcome.
Boudin Dan

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