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Los Angeles Based Indie-Rock Band WYO On Wyoming Sounds

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Los Angeles based indie-rock band WYO is set to release their second album Changes later this year. The band will be showcasing this month at South by Southwest in Austin and playing a show at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village March 30. WYO's music is inspired by the area around Jackson, Wyoming - the hometown of frontman, Andy Sorge. Grady Kirkpatrick recently spoke with Andy.

Grady has taken a circuitous route from his hometown of Kansas City to Wyoming. Sometime after the London Bridge had fallen down, he moved to Arizona and attended Arizona State University and actually graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. ("He's a Lumberjack and he's OK……..!") He began his radio career in Prescott in 1982 and eventually returned to Kansas City where he continued in radio through the summer of 1991. Public Radio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky beckoned him to the bluegrass state where he worked as Operations/Program Manager at WKMS in Murray and WNKU in Highland Heights just across the Ohio from Cincinnati.