I’m With the Band

I’m With the Band: Tori Sparks

Stopping by The MESH is Tori Sparks… based in Barcelona, Spain, after having recently relocated from Nashville. She spends most of her time on the road all over the world. Tori speaks and sings in English, French and Spanish & plays over 200 concerts each year. She is known as a champion of the DIY business model, and regularly speaks on at universities, performing arts schools, music conferences and festivals (SXSW, Folk Alliance, WOMEX many others). Please see www.torisparks.com for more about this amazing talent!

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I’m With The Band: Kyle Vincent

Singer songwriter Kyle Vincent joins Chad in the MESH studio on this latest episode of “I’m With The Band”. Kyle signed to MCA as a solo artist and recorded his album “Trust”. This led to being the opening act for Barry Manilow on the “Greatest Hits and Then Some” tour. Some have called him the “Crown Prince of Soft Pop” and now it’s our turn to go behind the scenes with him.

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I’m With the Band: Tim Galliher

Host Chad Austin sits down with Statesville, NC singer/songwriter Tim Galliher and discusses everything from Ramen Noodles to playing with Jim Avett, father of The Avett Brothers. Tune in and hear what Tim has to say and listen as he shares some of his music (one song which he just wrote two days before the recording!).

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I’m With the Band: My Darling Clementine

While on their first tour of the United States, British country musicians “My Darling Clementine” stopped by the MESH studios for an interview and hung around long enough to play some songs from their brand new album “How Do You Plead?” Check it out!

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I’m With the Band: Henry River

Henry River a.k.a. Andy Rhoney has been writing songs for years and playing sporadic shows when he can. What keeps this local musician going? Tune in to find out what keeps Henry River’s creativity flowing and enjoy not two, not three, but four original tunes that Henry plays live in the MESH studios.

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I’m With the Band: Sydney Shepherd

Sydney Shepherd is a gal who likes to keep busy. Whether she’s polishing her acting chops at North Carolina School of the Arts for her work on Broadway this summer or laying down some tunes with Harold (her trusty banjo) things are always moving. Chad sits down and talks with this NC native as she preps to release a new EP of material.

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I’m With the Band: Rick Cline

Chad’s back in the studio for something a little different. This episode of “I’m With The Band” highlights Rick Cline – Hickory’s own beat boy. From high school marching bands, to steel drums, African drumming, jazz and dance bands… Rick has “drummed” them all. Later in the show, Rick is joined by some special guests who update you on what Rick is doing these days and tell you about his latest venture. So, tune in and see what this busy musician is working on now! Lets listen in…

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I’m With the Band: Will Willis

Lenoir native Will Willis joins us in the studio for this episode of I’m With the Band. Host Chad Austin talks in-depth about recording styles, local hang-outs, and their matched admiration for Peter Gabriel. Hear about the production group Will is involved in and how he is helping to bring notice to some of the area’s unknown talent and venues. Will’s classic singer-songwriter style is showcased during his in-studio performances of a few of his original tunes. Let’s listen in…

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I’m With the Band: Yarn

In this month’s episode of I’m With The Band, your host Chad welcomes Andrew, Robert, Rod, Trevor, Blake, and Ricky – collectively known as Yarn. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, this bluegrass-style band joins us in the studio to talk about life before the band and where their success has landed them now that they’re an up-and-coming musical ensemble playing all across the country. With a following that spreads coast to coast, Yarn is dedicated to bringing quality music everywhere they go.

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I’m With the Band: The Logic

On this month’s episode of I’m With The Band, the tables turn as Mary-Margaret fills in for Chad, a member of this month’s spotlight band, The Logic. From how the band got it’s name to the style and method of forming one of the Carolina’s most contemporary cover bands, join Mary-Margaret to discover what makes this local band tick. Explore the talent of The Logic and enjoy the music, conversation and good time with the band.

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