City Winery Presents “The Tour” w/ Host Ted Canova! Episode 4: Craig Finn

Welcome to episode 4 of the City Winery podcast with Ted Canova! In this episode, Ted sits down with Craig Finn of The Hold Steady! The two met backstage before Craig’s Paul Stanley – themed halloween show at City Winery.

Craig shares with Ted how music opened his world, going from nerd to “cool kid” to pioneering two bands with urgent lyrics and driving guitars, the strategy of releasing 4 albums in 5 years, feeling scared when he went solo, and the future for The Hold Steady.

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City Winery Presents “The Tour” w/ Host Ted Canova! Episode 3: Alejandro Escovedo

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Welcome to episode 3 of the new City Winery podcast, “The Tour” with Ted Canova! In this episode, Ted sits down with Mexican-American singer/songwriter and legend of the Austin, Texas music scene, Alejandro Escovedo.

Alejandro opens up to Ted about heartache and death, elusive love, racism in music, the mystery of songwriting in his “secret place”, an amazing “last supper” alongside the  immortals Townes Van Zandt and Rick Danko, and a come to Jesus with his therapist. (HEADS UP: Some language may offend some listeners)
Stream the episode now, and get tickets to see Alejandro Escovedo live in Boston on January 21st here.

City Winery, Where You Can See Musicians While Sitting And Sipping Wine, Is Finally Set To Open In Boston – via WBUR’s The ARTery

City Winery, Where You Can See Musicians While Sitting And Sipping Wine, Is Finally Set To Open In Boston

By Jim Sullivan on WBUR’s The ARTery

 

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City Winery is situated to become a key music club on the Boston circuit. Like the flagship club in New York City, Boston’s downtown club will position itself to become a musical mecca for mostly veteran artists who wish to play more intimate, upscale venues — and for older audiences who don’t mind a higher ticket price, don’t want to stand and might enjoy a nosh or good wine during the concert.

 

Read more at WBUR.org.

City Winery Presents “The Tour” w/ Host Ted Canova! Episode 2: Jerry Douglas

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Welcome to episode 2 of the new City Winery podcast, “The Tour” with Ted Canova! In this episode, Ted sits down with bluegrass legend (and City Winery favorite!) Jerry Douglas in the middle of Washington Square Park to discuss his eclectic career.

Jerry discusses a range of topics from being a 5 year old with a squeaky voice to mastering the dobro, and how listening to bluegrass in the morning and rock at night led to him becoming one of the most recorded musicians ever.
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