The Songcircle

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Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 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, Peter Asher, and Elvis Costello keyboardist Steve Nieve.

Streams: 
KBOO Stream 1
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Current

Ruby Friedman with Ben Landsverk, Live on the 'Circle

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
We're excited to welcome Ruby Friedman to KBOO Community Radio on this week's show. She's been living the peripatetic song-plugger's life, having recently settled in Portland following stints in New Orleans and L.A. Today, she'll debut her new single, "Teardrop Trailer", wi... Read more

The Songcircle on 09/06/19

Airs at: Fri, 09/06/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/30/19

Airs at: Fri, 08/30/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/23/19

Airs at: Fri, 08/23/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/09/19

Airs at: Fri, 08/09/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle on 08/02/19: Songs for Baltimore

Airs at: Fri, 08/02/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Drunken Prayer Live on the 'Circle

Airs at: Fri, 07/26/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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We're excited to welcome Drunken Prayer - the nom de musique of great songwriter, singer, and guitarist Morgan Geer - back to Portland, and onto The Songcircle. Morgan left Portland several years back, and last visited our show playing guitar for the legendary Freakwater - ... Read more

The Songcircle on 07/19/19

Airs at: Fri, 07/19/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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The Songcircle

Airs at: Fri, 07/12/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Join Ed Mellnik for a special  eclectic mix of music today. Read more

The Songcircle on 06/28/19

Airs at: Fri, 06/28/2019 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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