Moose and Abigail sat down on location with the members of Porch 40 before their performance at Granite Falls Brewing. Puling influences from an array of genres, Porch 40, from Cullowhee, NC has a rapidly growing fanbase and are currently touring the southeast supporting their new album “Spread it Heavy”.
Get your front row ticket to interviews and jam sessions with up and coming bands and talent on the show “I’m With the Band”. Local flair, raw talent, and a passion for music are what our guests bring to the table. Get a sneak peak of a performance and find out what really motivates them for success in the music industry. Follow along as we bring you the artists you want to hear… ’cause everyone has a little “groupie” in them.
Andrew Moose, a former guest on I’m With The Band, returns as host to welcome The Quick Walkers to the MESH studios. The Quick Walkers are a western NC based folk duo made up of Abigail Taylor on vocals & uke and Jordan Gibbs on guitar & vocals. In the I’m With The Band tradition they chat with Andrew and share a couple of tunes.
I’m With the Band has a much-anticipated return with Charlotte, NC based vocalist, and songwriter, Holly Lorette. From her Southern upbringing to her mesmerizing melody, this lady has a musical charm for days. Alan sits down with Holly and her Producer Eric Lovell to learn a little and listen a lot!
Mary-Margaret sits down with college friend and all-around good guy, Andrew Moose. As frontman of The Woodersons, he’s the one that’s comfortable behind the mic. Moose fills us in on life playing big, small, old, new, whatever the gig maybe – because they’ve been there. The Woodersons are making their name known in the growing Hickory music scene — and after you hear him sing, I think you’ll know why.
Newland NC’s own have formed a new band of rock… we welcome members of A Time Devised to the studio for this I’m With the Band episode. It’s taken them a few tries, but they are where they feel comfortable and playing the shows they want to play. Writing their music and getting a taste at recording, these guys are performing soulful rock and roll for a wide variety of audiences.
I’m With the Band is back in the MESH studio! We are joined by the Moore Brothers Band and their mesmerizing picking skills! Issac, Jacob, and Daniel (ages 10, 15 and 19) make up this trio who is taking the bluegrass world by storm! Join Mary-Margaret as she sits down with the guys and talks about everything from touring to teaching, performing to recording, golf and… trespassing??
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!
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.
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!).
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!