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Monday
May212018

Jimmy LaFave & Friends "I Ain't Got No Home"

It was a year ago today that Jimmy LaFave left.

Of late, I think we all feel we've been saying goodbye to too many folks we love, honor, and respect. Certain people, though, are so full of life that their loss seems staggering and impossible to believe, even though a year has gone by. Hanging recently with other friends that loved Jimmy as we at Music Fog did, we paid homage to his indelible spirit, his enormous talent, and his impressive body of work.

Photo Credit: Jimmy LaFaveDid you know that he took photographs during his travels? There was an Austin gallery show in March that featured his work, and sometime this year there is music coming from him. Peace Town will include four songs featuring Woody Guthrie lyrics that Jimmy set to music, plus interpretations of tunes from Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, Pete Townshend, Robbie Robertson, Butch Hancock, Leon Russell, J.J. Cale, as well as original Jimmy LaFave compositions.

We are sharing a tune with you today, filmed in Okemah, Oklahoma, during WoodyFest in 2010. Here's Jimmy LaFave doing Woody Guthrie’s "I Ain’t Got No Home In this World Anymore,” with Joel Rafael, John Inmon, Andrew Hardin, David Amran, Radoslav Lorkovic, and Glenn Schuetz. Peace be with you and yours, Jimmy. We miss you.

- Jessie Scott

Thursday
Mar082018

WMOT Roots Radio Showcase at SXSW 2018

Next week is SXSW Music week, and I will make the scene. It’s a whole lot of years in a row for me, and man, this year especially I wish the Music Foggers were coming with. Here is why. WMOT Roots Radio 89.5 is broadcasting the audio back to Nashville from Austin, TX.

We are going to be headquartered at The Backstage at El Mercado, 1302 South 1st, in the 78704. We will be there Tuesday through Saturday, bringing some 36 bands to you. Like I say, it would only be better with Music Fog supplying the video accompaniment. Lots of friend coming by, and lots of cool new stuff to put in front of you. If you are in Austin, come on by. No badges or wristbands are needed. And the food rocks. Here is the schedule:

Tuesday, March 13

 12:00PM Beat Root Revival

1:00PM Jeff Plankenhorn

2:00PM Folk Family Revival

3:00PM Milligan Vaughan Project

4:00PM Becca Mancari

5:00PM Motel Mirrors

Wednesday, March 14

12:00PM Accidentals

1:00PM Courtney Marie Andrews

2:00PM Ian Moore

3:00PM Caleb Caudle

4:00PM Liz Brasher

5:00PM Reckless Kelly

Thursday, March 15

12:00PM Paul Thorn

1:00PM Southern Avenue

2:00PM Cicada Rhythm

3:00PM Rev. Sekou

4:00PM The Peterson Brothers

5:00PM Band of Heathens

Friday, March 16

12:00PM Travis Linville

1:00PM Sam Morrow

2:00PM Janiva Magness

3:00PM The Grahams

4:00PM Wood & Wire

5:00PM Red Shahan

Saturday, March 17

12:00PM RJ Comer

1:00PM Kevin Shinyribs Russell

2:00PM Mando Saenz

3:00PM Penny Jo Pullus

4:00PM Wild Ponies

5:00PM Blank Range

 

If you want a taste of one of the new artists, here is Liz Brasher, "Body of Mine," from a session we did with her at WMOT just a week ago. 

Yeah, we’re gonna have a time! That’s for sure!

- Jessie