Mike Ragogna's blog

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Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - THURS: Bela Fleck FRI: Keb Mo, Umphrey's McGee

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Thursday, Sept. 22, it's banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck talking about his recent projects, including The Flecktones' newest release "Rocket Science"and his upcoming "Banjo Concerto" which he will be performing with The Nashville Symphony Orchestra this upcoming weekend in Nashville.

Friday, Sept 23: Keb Mo phones in and talks with Mike all about his career and newest album The Reflection.

Also hear from one of the hardest working band's in the business, Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins talks about the band and their new album(out last week), Death By Stereo.

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TUES at 8am: House's Hugh Laurie & Robert Earl Keen

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Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - Wed. 1PM: Dave Stewart, DJ Logic - Thurs. 1PM: Joss Stone, Death Cab for Cutie

Blackbird DiariesGlobal NoizeLP1Ben GibbardWednesday, 1 PM: Dave Stewart, of Eurythmics fame, discusses his new album, "The Blackbird Diaries", which releases this week.

Also DJ Logic talks about Global Noize, his collaboration with keybordist Jason Miles, and their new album "Prayer For The Planet".

Thursday, 1 PM: Joss Stone on her most recent album, "LP1" and Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard on his recent "Codes and Keys" release.

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Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - WED: REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin, NRBQ's Terry Adams THURS: Pat Metheny

Keep This Love GoinHi InfidelityWednesday, Aug. 17: REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin talks with Mike about the 30 year anniversary of their classic "High Infidelity" album.

Also NRBQ's ring leader, Terry Adams, talks about his history and the most recent NRBQ album, "Keep This Love Goin".Pat Metheny

Thursday, Aug. 18

Jazz great, Pat Metheny, discusses his newest album, "What's It All About".

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Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - WED: Vanessa Carlton, John Hiatt THURS: Erykah Badu, Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Dwight Yoakam and many more!

Rabbits on the RunWednesday, Aug. 10 @ 1 PM, Mike talks with Grammy-nominated Vanessa Carlton has a new album out, "Rabbits on the Run". This marks her fourth album since her 2002 debut.

John HiattAlso on the show Wednesday, one of music's most acclaimed performers, John Hiatt talks about his music and most recent album, "Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns".

Thursday, Aug. 11 @ 1 PM, a calvacade of stars appear in a very special show put together from interviews Mike did on a recent trip to New York, including a visit to the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Erykah Badu

Tune in to hear interviews with Erykah Badu, Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Dwight Yoakam, Alan Toussaint, Jimmy Webb, Gary U.S. Bonds, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, John Bettis, Sam Moore, Southside Johnny, Cousin Brucie, Grammy Awards President Neil Portnow and more!

This is one week not to miss!

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TUE 8AM: Gillian Welch, Jill Scott

Fountains of WayneFriday, Aug. 5 @ 8 AM: Power pop masters, Fountains of Wayne, have a new cd out now entitled, "Sky Full of Holes". Mike talks with the band's founders and head songwriters, Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood, all about this new release, the band's history, and where they're at now.Jill ScottThe Harrow and The Harvest

Tuesday, Aug. 9 @ 8 AM: Mike talks with singer/songwriter and Americana superstar, Gillian Welch, all about her career, craft, and most recent album, "The Harrow & The Harvest".

Thursday also features a conversation with Jill Scott, the Grammy Award winning soul and R&B singer, who found herself with a Billboard #1 album recently. Mike talks about her recent album, "The Light of The Sun", and much more.

It's another week of must listen radio!

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TUESDAY 8AM: Joe Jackson & Tim Robbins

Herbie HancockJoe JacksonFriday, July 29, 8 AM: Jazz legend Herbie Hancock comes to Solar Powered KRUU-FM to discuss his music, career, working with Miles Davis, and his "Tribute To Miles" show.

Tuesday, August 2, 8 AM: Acclaimed English musician, Joe Jackson, talks with Mike about the Joe Jackson Trio's new live album, "Live Music". The album is the culmination of the trio's 2010 European tour and is Tim Robbins And The Rogues Gallery Bandmade up of 12 tracks culled from recordings from a variety of cities.

Also on Thursday, Academy Award winning actor, Tim Robbins, talks about his recent musical explorations as Tim Robbins And The Rogues Gallery Band. With this release, Robbins reveals himself as a talented singer/songwriter.  

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Interviews FRI 8am: Rickie Lee Jones & Ben Folds TUE 8am: Peter Frampton & George Thorogoo

Rickie Lee JonesWednesday, July 20: Mike talks with Rickie Lee Jones. The talented Ben Foldssinger/songwriter, who is celebrating over 30 years in music, has a new live dvd out this month. "Live in Stockholm" captures a remarkable performance of Rickie Lee performing many of her best loved songs.

Also on Wednesday, acclaimed musician Ben Folds discusses his career, craft, and recent collaboration with Nick Peter FramptonHornby on his newest release, "Lonely Avenue".George Thorogood

Thursday, July 21, in honor of the 35th anniversery of "Frampton Comes Alive", the multi-talented superstar, Peter Frampton, talks to Mike about that classic album and more from his illustrious career.

George Thorogood's new cd, "2120 South Michigan Ave.",a tribute to the legendary Chess Records, was just released last week. On Thursday, Mike talks to George all about this new cd and much more.

The Wombats

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Mike Ragogna's Summerland will help get your morning going strong with a dose of ROCK 'N' ROLL!

 Interviews with Dan Haggis and Michael Murphey of The Wombats, followed by a discussion with Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue and Sixx A.M. fame, and last but not least Rob Zombie of, well...Rob Zombie fame. Listen Live! Listen Loud! Welcome to the working week...

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Mike Ragogna's 2.0 - Tuesday: 8am it's Marc Broussard

Earl KlughThis week on Mike Ragogna's 2.0:Marc Broussard

On Tuesday, July 12th at 8am, Louisiana native Marc Broussard talks about his new self-titled album. Broussard's music is a great mix of rock, funk, and soul.

Don't miss out! Tune in! Wed & Thu at 1pm. Rebroadcasts Friday & Tuesdays 8 AM.

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