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)
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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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PODCAST PREMIERE: City Winery Presents “The Tour” w/ Host Ted Canova! Episode 1: Amy Helm

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We are excited to premiere our first podcast, The Tour with host Ted Canova! Ted is an award winning journalist who will be profiling long time City Winery favorites such as Jerry Douglas, Alejandro Escovedo, Craig Finn, Lucy Wainwright and so many more! Each episode will uncover the fascinating stories and inspirations behind these incredible artists in order to capture an intimate portrait of their craft.

Today we premiere episode 1 with Amy Helm, a City Winery staple who will be performing in New York on November 4th with an all-female bill for Skylark: A Night of Songbirds. In this special first episode, Amy opens up about her music and the influence of her musical parents. We hope you enjoy this exclusive interview and join us again next week for another edition of The Tour!