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Eoin Harrington is a longtime friend stemming back over 15 years with regular appearances on the KFOG Morning Show and the Local Scene CD. Along with his charming wit, Eoin brings a unique spin to Irish traditional tunes as well as his “blue-eyed soul’ originals.
Sin Silver is an Irish singer songwriter based in the East Bay. With a unique style, her ‘Irish piano’ and angelic voice, Sin Silver is a treat live. Whether she is playing originals or Irish covers, Sin Silver is someone that deserves to be heard live.
From his first gigs with the legendary Mother Hips all the way up to his recent debut solo album, ‘Songs From A Golden Dream,’ Greg Loiacono has always been driven by one unwavering desire: to connect. In music, he found a direct conduit to the soul, a miraculous means by which to inspire and unite, and it’s guided him like a compass throughout his remarkable career. Whether Loiacono’s fronting a band, guesting with peers like Phil Lesh or Chris Robinson, or onstage by himself, it’s all part of a never-ending quest to generate and celebrate the magic of shared human experience.
We had such a blast at the Haight Street Art Center recording our latest show with the fabulous Rainbow Girls. They played a bunch of originals and a few choice covers including a wonderful version of “Stayin’ Alive.” In addition we passed the hat and raised some cash for Moms 4 Housing.
Our next FREE show is with Greg Loiacono of the Mother Hips and Green Leaf Rustlers on Saturday, February 22nd at the Haight Street Art Center. Tickets HERE!
With the demise of KFOG we thought we’d continue the Holiday tradition of Concert for Kids, the station’s annual charity show that raised money for children’s charities in addition to collecting toys and books for those that might otherwise go without.
IGGY POP – BARE & REAL is a collection of photographs that Paul McAlpine took of Iggy Pop on various tours spanning the musician’s career from 1977’s The Idiot tour all the way to 2016’s Post Pop Depression tour. Paul will make an appearance at Haight Street Art Center on Oct 25 for a book signing, slideshow, and Q&A by Irish Greg. RSVP here!
The Haight Street Art Center will have a special release of a 24” X 18”, five-color screen printed serigraph, created by zoltron and Paul McAlpine. This collaboration will be signed and numbered by both artists.
Mike Scott is one of the finest British songwriters of the past four decades and with the Waterboys has released such classic albums as This is the Sea and Fisherman’s Blues. The hit single The Whole Of The Moon has been covered by Prince, and others such as Rod Stewart, Steve Earle and Tom Jones have also performed his tunes.
Dave, Peter, Renee and Greg with special guests Rosalie Howarth and Chuck Prophet gathered with about 200 Fogheads for a truly unforgettable night of storie, laughter and music. This was by no means a funeral, more like a party to celebrate a truly unique radio station that clearly meant a lot to many, many people.
We think this podcast captures the energy and fun of the evening and thank everyone who made it possible.
With a vast collection of 10@10’s, live performances and interviews, the spirit of KFOG and the morning show will live on forever on Renee & Irish Greg’s patreon page where your support is greatly appreciated.