Grant Peeples is a compelling and gritty performer; his fresh, honest, incisive, and eloquent songs command your attention. He’s an original writer with a strong political awareness, writing for the little guys downtrodden by the world in the rush for ever greater prosperity. Grant Peeples will perform a virtual concert
In response to Covid-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders, WSLR Community Radio has added some new cultural and educational programming to their lineup. The Asolo Rep and the Sarasota Opera are both producing ½ hour shows for the radio station to help keep their supporters engaged. We have added a
New York City’s gypsy jazz band, The Bailsmen, play hot jazz and gypsy swing that draws from the inspiration of Django Reinhardt’s driving rhythm and the excitement of prohibition-era luminaries Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Sidney Bechet. This vibrant collection of young Brooklyn musicians has charmed crowds from Boston to New Orleans.
With a raspy voice and a harmonica strapped upon his neck, Forbert offers folk and blues that can certainly be met with comparisons to Bob Dylan. Forbert is best known for his hit “Romeo’s Tune” from his 1979 album Jackrabbit Slim. He has been a font of music ever since, releasing more than a dozen studio albums, including a Grammy nominated tribute to Jimmie Rodgers in 2003.