Here at CapRadio, we’re proud to play a part in Sacramento’s vibrant local music scene. So this Public Radio Music Day, we wanted to take a look back on some of our favorite projects we’ve done here at the station that have highlighted the amazing artists in our local community.
Featuring everyone from student musicians to seasoned professionals, here are some of the projects that make us proud to be a part of Sacramento’s community and of the broader community of public radio music stations around the nation.
Learn more about Public Radio Music Day here.
Schuyler Petersen is a Sacramento musician known as Makebelief who warps his very human experiences with otherworldly sounds. He joined CapRadio's Nick Brunner to talk about his debut record "Confusion Fruit" and perform live in our studio.
This holiday season CapRadio is thrilled to presents a one-hour, multi-genre musical treat featuring outstanding artists from throughout our region, performing live in the CapRadio studios.
Sunday Baroque host (and classically trained flutist) Suzanne Bona joined CapRadio Classical Host (and classically trained pianist) Jennifer Reason for a live performance at CapRadio on Aug. 23. See some of the highlights here.
Steel drummer and bandleader Shawn Thwaites shares how a new collaboration with singer Camilla Covington grew out of a chance encounter at the grocery store.
There were so many solid entries that our Tiny Desk Heart grew three sizes this year. Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner is joined by show intern Camille Escovedo and musician Lillian Frances to round up our favorite entries from NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest.
On this month’s Insight Music we feature classical and jazz musicians from Davis High, Folsom High, Rio Americano High and the Sacramento Youth Symphony who participated in CapRadio's first ever Student Musician Showcase.
It’s seven thirty on a Wednesday night, and UC Davis Grad Student Natalie Popovich is having some friends over for a party. But this is no ordinary college shindig, Popovich has something special planned for her audience.
This weekend the Joe Gilman Quartet will commemorate jazz great Dave Brubeck's famous recording "Time Out" with a concert featuring all of the selections that appeared on the groundbreaking album. Gilman helps explain what made the record so unique.
Injury stalled jazz pianist Dave Bass' music career and forced him to pursue another course. He became a successful attorney, but jazz never left him. Recently retired from law, he's refocusing on jazz. And his rejuvenated music career is taking off.
Guitarist Henry Robinett has a new CD out. That's news because it's been 16 years since he released his previous one! The popular, Sacramento-based guitarist talked about the album and about his musical history with CapRadio's Gary Vercelli.