A collaborative effort with Rainshadow Recording! KPTZ broadcasts a live concert every Friday from 3-4pm, direct from Rainshadow Recording at Fort Worden State Park. With help from a talented pool of musicians, our rotating DJ hosts, and sound engineer Everett Moran.
7/24: The Shaky Barbers
The Shaky Barbers are a four piece w/ steel guitar, trumpet, drums, percussion, and upright bass. The band is helmed by Douglas Francisco. The Shaky Barbers play music said to reminisce a hypothetical Balkan/Hawaiian wedding in Kentucky. Formerly playing only heavy metal, Francisco developed a love for the steel guitar at age 20, adopting many of the same techniques while embracing more of his southern roots in bluegrass, blues and country.
7/31: John Greyhound Maxwell w/ Jon Parry
John “Greyhound” Maxwell brings his singular approach to slide guitar and mandolin, paying homage to the craft and tradition of the masters, while infusing the music with fresh energy. He Is joined by fiddle player Jon Parry.
8/07: Clay Bartlett
Clay Bartlett is a lucky son of a bitch and he knows it. His sad songs are about love and the happy sounding ones are about death. He has written two songs about his fiancée, Jeanette, and she says that they are excellent.
8/14: Open Swim
8/21: The Reason
8/28: Jean Therapy West
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