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Bob Margolin is a veteran blues bass player and guitarist who has performed and recorded with some of the greatest blues legends, from Muddy Waters to Pinetop Perkins. WGVU's Scott Vander Werf brings this preview. 

Mind, Music, Magic

Oct 1, 2018

We begin a series discussing Mind, Music, Magic, an event on October 19th that celebrates the relationship between happiness and music. Guests from the Alzheimers Association, West Michigan New Horizons Music Ensemble, and AARP join us to discuss.

Musician Glenn Bulthuis joins us for music and conversation this morning.  Glenn Bulthuis and Friends next concert is June 16th. 

One for the Foxes

Jun 6, 2018
One for the Foxes group photo
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Guests are here on behalf of the Loutit District Library. Irish/American trio One for the Foxes  join us today.

Folk music veteran and Oscar-winning singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is among the headliners of a festival celebrating the musical and cultural diversity of Detroit.

The Canadian singer and Native American activist, who was part of the 1960s North American folk scene, is scheduled to perform July 15 at the Max M. Fisher Music Center as part of the 26th Concert of Colors .

Sainte-Marie shared an Oscar in 1983 for the original song, "Up Where We Belong," which was featured in "An Officer and a Gentleman."

She continues to release music and garner awards.

Robert Hudson (Part II)

Jun 4, 2018
The Monk's Record Player book cover
Eerdmans Publishing Co.

Author Robert Hudson returns to Common Threads to continue the coversation about his book, ‘The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966.’

The Monk's Record Player

May 29, 2018
The Monk's Record Player book cover
Eerdmans Publishing Co.

Our guest is Robert Hudson, author of ‘The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966.’

John Proulx

Feb 19, 2018
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Musician John Proulx returns to the Morning Show to talk about his latest recording and his welcome back party at St. Cecilia Music Center.

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Grand Valley State University’s New Music Ensemble cracked NPR’s list of Top 100 Songs of 2017 with its song Glass Surface composed by Daniel Rhode. What is it about the music drawing national praise? WGVU talks with one of its creators.

“Once the news spread to my students and then the composer of this song they really just, just totally flipped.” Bill Ryan is director of New Music Ensemble. He recalls receiving the web alert that its song Glass Surface had landed at number 88 on NPR’s list of Top 100 Songs of 2017.

Frederic and Ronza

Dec 8, 2017

Frederic and Ronza return to TMS to talk about their December 12th Christmas Concert to be held at the Griswold in Allegan.

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