live music

Singer-Songwriter Leah Grams Johnson On Wyoming Sounds

Oct 3, 2018
Anna Rader

Leah Grams Johnson live on Wyoming Sounds recorded 10/03/18.  

Americana Band Dustbowl Revival On Wyoming Sounds

Sep 28, 2018
Matthew McMenamin

Dustbowl Revival on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 09/28/18.

Singer-Songwriter Jason Tyler Burton On Wyoming Sounds

Sep 28, 2018
Anna Rader

Jason Tyler Burton on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 09/28/18.

Country Musician Miss V - The Gypsy Cowbelle On Wyoming Sounds

Sep 20, 2018
Mary Grace Bedwell

Miss V - The Gypsy Cowbelle on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 09/20/18.

Singer-Songwriter Stoll Vaughan On Wyoming Sounds

Aug 31, 2018
Anna Rader

Stoll Vaughan on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 08/31/18.

Colorado Bluegrass Band Trout Steak Revival On Wyoming Sounds

Aug 29, 2018
Anna Rader

Trout Steak Revival on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 08/29/18

 

Pat Sansone Trio On Wyoming Sounds

Aug 24, 2018
Anna Rader

Pat Sansone Trio on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 08/24/18.

Tennessee Watson / Wyoming Public Radio

The town of Medicine Bow — population roughly 200 — nearly doubles in size every August for the Battle of Old Wyoming. It’s not a reenacted gunfight as the name might suggest, but a music festival where 24 bands play back-to-back 30-minute sets for 12 hours. 

Texas Western Swing Band Big Cedar Fever On Wyoming Sounds

Aug 6, 2018
Anna Rader

Big Cedar Fever on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 08/06/18.

New York Reggae-Roots Band The Big Takeover On Wyoming Sounds

Jul 18, 2018
Anna Rader

The Big Takeover on Wyoming Sounds recorded 07/18/18

Country Blues Musician Reverend Freakchild On Wyoming Sounds

Jul 12, 2018
Anna Rader

Reverend Freakchild on Wyoming Sounds recorded 07/12/18.

Nashville-Based Singer-Songwriter Taylor Kropp On Wyoming Sounds

Jul 11, 2018
Anna Rader

Taylor Kropp on Wyoming Sounds recorded 07/11/18.

Folk Singer-Songwriter Jennifer Niceley On Wyoming Sounds

Jun 29, 2018
Anna Rader

Jennifer Niceley on Wyoming Sounds recorded 06/29/18.

Comedian And Musician Steve Goodie On Wyoming Sounds

May 4, 2018
Steve Goodie
Anna Rader

Steve Goodie on Wyoming Sounds recorded 05/04/18.

Guitarist Dakota Dave Hull On Wyoming Sounds

Apr 5, 2018
Guitarist Dakota Dave Hull
Anna Rader

Dakota Dave Hull live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 4/05/18.

Watch Wyoming's Entries For NPR's 2018 Tiny Desk Contest

Mar 26, 2018
NPR Music

As you may know, NPR put out another call for undiscovered bands to enter a contest to play a Tiny Desk Concert in Washington, D.C. A number of Wyoming musicians filmed themselves behind—and in front of—their own ‘desks’. Check out all of the entries here

Here are the Cowboy State's contest entries:

Laramie Indie Folk Band The Woodpile On Wyoming Sounds

Mar 23, 2018
Anna Rader

The Woodpile live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 3/23/18.

Colorado-Based Indie Rock Trio Edison On Wyoming Sounds

Mar 19, 2018
Indie rock trio Edison playing live
Grady Kirkpatrick

Edison live on The Ranch Breakfast Show recorded on 3/17/18. 

Studio Sessions: Samantha Rise

Mar 1, 2018
Eric Tsurumoto

From Wyoming to Philadelphia, vocalist Samantha Rise Roberson weaves together jazz, folk and contemporary styles crafting what she describes as "High-Country Soul." Her debut album, Brighter Days, is scheduled for release in early 2018.

10¢ Stranger & Low Water String Band On Wyoming Sounds

Feb 16, 2018
Melaina Nielson

10 Cent Stranger, Low Water String Band, and J Shogren Shanghai'd live on Wyoming Sounds on 2/16/18.

Americana Blues Musician Seth Walker On Wyoming Sounds

Jan 25, 2018
Emma Fenelon

  

Seth Walker live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 1/25/18.

Anna Rader

Jazz pianist Ben Markley joined by University of Wyoming students Larry Shaw and Donicio Trujillo for the Wyoming Public Radio & Media Holiday Open House. Recorded on Wyoming Sounds on 12/8/17.

The By & By and Sally & George

The By & By and Sally & George live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 11/16/17.

Feeding Laramie Valley

For the second year in a row, the Higher Ground Fair is set to celebrate the Rocky Mountain region’s unique lifestyle. Organizer Gayle Woodsum said this year’s events will be even bigger than last year’s with music and dance on three stages both days of the fair, including the Patti Fiasco, Whiskey Slaps, The Hazel Miller Band, and J Shogren Shanghai’d.

There will also be more than 70 vendors and presentations, including one by the Black American West Museum about African American history in the West.

Vanessa Silberman, Carissa Johnson, and The Penumbra live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 9/13/17.

Atlanta Pop Singer-Songwriter Lia Menaker On Wyoming Sounds

Sep 5, 2017
Mary Grace Bedwell

Lia Menaker live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 9/05/17.

Studio Sessions: The Lonesome Heroes

Aug 23, 2017
Anna Rader

Melding the two-step shuffle of Austin, Texas with bandleader Rich Russell’s fondness for Gram Parsons, The Lonesome Heroes call their blend of indie rock and country “cosmic American music.”

Here’s a live performance of their new single, released in June 2017.

Studio Sessions: Redbush

Aug 16, 2017
BHP Imaging

Redbush is a 3-piece rock band out of Laramie, Wyoming comprised of Ev Bruhnke on drums and backups, Larson Lind on bass, and J.D. Korpitz on guitar and vocals. The band recently released their album Gaslight Lockdown in December of 2016.

Here’s a tune from that record.

Alabama-Based Guitarist Joe DeVita Live On Wyoming Sounds

Aug 14, 2017
Anna Rader

Joe DeVita live on Wyoming Sounds recorded on 8/14/17.

Studio Sessions: David Wax Museum

Aug 8, 2017
davidwaxmuseum.com

Husband and wife duo David Wax and Suz Slezak form the core of the band David Wax Museum. Known for their energetic performances and tongue in cheek lyrics, David Wax Museum calls their musical blend Mexo-Americana. On their 2015 album Guesthouse, the band moved into uncharted musical territory, tackling parenthood, marriage, and the challenges of life on the road.

Here's a tune from that album. 

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