Chattanooga, TN – Tuesday's free lunch feature renowned mandolin player, Matt Flinner, and his new album "Walking on the Moon," with the Matt Flinner quartet.
For years, Matt Flinner has been gathering a reputation as one of the world's most inventive and original mandolin players. His style is indicative of early jazz/rock fusion and even delves into the land of funk.
Chattanooga, TN – John Hammond's new album, Ready for Love, is the featured album for Tuesday's Free Lunch on WUTC radio.
Ready for Love is a difficult album to describe. Its random assortment of songs makes it extremely difficult to pinpoint a theme. And I'm a bit perplexed as to the motivation behind covering such songs as Spider And The Fly, by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and the George Jones hit, Just One More. Nevertheless, Hammond manages to carry the different song styles in his own and very unique way.
Chattanooga, TN – The exciting and quirky singer/songwriter, Wes Cunningham will be visiting the WUTC studios on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. promoting his new release, Pollyanna, on PENTAVARIT records.
Cunningham will talk with veteran WUTC radio personality, Richard Winham on Thursday afternoon followed by a 5:30 p.m. appearance at Chad's records on 326 Vine St., in Chattanooga.
Pollyanna has been on the WUTC play list for several weeks and has been receiving positive feedback from listeners.
Chattanooga, Tn – This week's Free Lunch will be a two-disc compilation album called Respond II. The album features an assortment of previously unreleased material from Grammy-nominated, female performers.
The album is a follow-up to the acclaimed 1999 release of Respond, that raised over $125, 000 for RESPOND, Inc.
Chattanooga, TN – Thursday's free lunch will feature Dar Williams with several special guests. Her new album, The Beauty of the Rain hits stores on Feb. 18 with a supporting cast of musical talent to back her up.
Such artists as John Popper (Blues Traveler), and Bela Fleck appear as guests on the album. Alison Krauss and Cliff Eberhardt also makes an appearance as a backup singers on Richard Manuel's "Whispering Pines." Also appearing are Stefan Lessard (Dave Matthews Band), and Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident) on the fiddle.
Chattanooga, TN – Thanks to stations like WUTC many albums that would often go unheard on commercial radio are getting a second chance.
'Failer,' a new album by 24-year-old, alternative-country diva Kathleen Edwards is a perfect example. On Thursday, Jan. 30, WUTC will present the Failer in its entirety as a part of the weekly Free Lunch from noon to 1p.m.
Edwards has been compared to artists like Lucinda Williams, but admits to Rolling Stone magazine that her real influence is a different artist.