In 1972, Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen had that top ten hit record, Hot Rod Lincoln. It featured their guitarist, Bill Kirchen, playing his Fender Telecaster. He's been seen singing and picking ever since. Known as the Titan of the Telecaster, King of Diesel-Billy, Kirchen mixes hard country, rockabilly, western swing, and blues to create some fantastic music. Bill's most recent album is Word To The Wise.
Up and coming five piece indie folk-rock act, Wheeler Brothers, came through Fairfield on Thursday, July 21st for a performance at The Beauty Shop.
The band stopped by the KRUU-FM studio to perform a few fantastic acoustic renditions of their songs.
Formed in Austin, Texas, each member brings his own ideas and sounds to the group, with styles blending indie rock, blues and folk.
Seattle based blues/rock band, My Goodness perfomed Thurs. Aug. 11 at The Red Rock Tavern.
Before their gig tonight, band members, Joel Schneider and Ethan Jacobsen, stopped by to perform live in the KRUU studio. Giving a taste of their special distillation of rock, blues and punk.
A conversation with authors David Aossey and Kevin Barrett. David is the author of the new novel, "Instruments of the State", and Kevin has written several non-fiction 9/11 Truth books, including "Truth Jihad: My Epic Struggle Against The 9/11 Big Lie".
Corey Hickenbotttom speaks with Jason Tardy, of the physical comedy/music brother duo AudioBody, all about their act and their September 6 performance at The Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. AudioBody is the kick off act for the 2011-2012 Sondheim Center Artist Series.
Corey Hickenbottom talks with Ed Murphy and Hilary Jordan all aboutthe 1st Annual 80s Day in Fairfield on Friday, September 30, which includes The Provocative 80s Dance Gala at The Sondheim Center and The Funkin' 80s Dance Party at The Red Rock Tavern. Co-Sponsored by KRUU-FM
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A spotlight on local Fairfield business, Cambridge Investment Research Inc. Corey Hickenbottom speaks with their First Vice President of Advisor Services, Carol Fischer and Vice President of Technology, Gary Gagnon. They share about Cambridge being named one of the top ten workplaces in Iowa, as named by the Des Moines Register. They also talk about the recently added IT jobs and a little bit about the company's 30 year history.
KRUU-FM welcomes rootsy American folk singer/songwriter Lyal Strickland to the studio to perform live and let us know what he's been up to. Hailing from the Missouri Ozarks and raising heritage grass fed beef when not performing, Lyal performs songs inspired by life lived in small towns, the Ozark hills, and on insterstate highways. His most recent album, So Many Incidents was produced by Larry Lee, founding member of the legendary Ozark Mountain Daredevils and was recorded on the banks of the Finley River in Southwest Missouri.
Internationally published social media author and expert, Phyllis Khare talks about social media and her upcoming talk for the Fairfield Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club bi-annual guest speaker event. The event will take place Tuesday, Feb. 7 at The First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.
Corey Hickenbottom talks with Derik Wulfekuhle, Director of Fairfield's Parks & Receration Department, about their many current and upcoming activities.
Corey Hickenbottom talks with filmmaker, Graham Meriwether about his film "American Meat", the making of, and much more. American Meat is a solutions-oriented documentary surveying the current state of the U.S. meat industry, exploring feedlots through the eyes of the farmers who work there, as well as the revolution taking place in sustainable animal husbandry.
American Meat is screening in Fairfield, Tuesday, February 28th, 7:30 pm at The Fairfield Public Library. It is a free screening with a panel/audience discussion following.
Corey Hickenbottom talks with Seth Braun, the best selling author of "Indestructible Success: Creative Entrepreneurship and The Art of Small Business" and Fairfield resident, about his upcoming book talk at Revelations Cafe, Seth's life, rock 'n' roll, and more.
Seth will be giving a book talk Saturday, March 3, 1-3 PM at Revelations Cafe. Admission is free. In this 2 hour discussion for Fairfield residents, Seth will reveal what you need to do to handle the two factors that kill a creative business faster than anything else.
Corey Hickenbottom talks with Ti Liptak and Jeff Stone. the masterminds behind BOOM Fitness in Fairfield.
Galen Hawthorne (Of the Midweek Songstreak) interviews Yakov Smirnoff