published Friday, March 27th, 2009

Spring Has Sprung Despite the Rain


by Sean Phipps

Well, this week’s MUSICcast was supposed to be a celebration of Spring with sunshine, puppies (?), love and things green. Unfortunately, the dark clouds moved in mid-week and put a damper on what was, up to that point, a beautiful first few days of Spring. Despite the weather, I’d still like to share with you some of favorite “springy” songs. What makes a good Spring song? Well, I think these songs should have a breeeezzzy feel to them, as if time is passing very slowly and nothing really matters except the present. The songs on this podcast are some of my favorites.

Listen to the Podcast

the playlist:

Parachute -- Shugo Tokumaru

Fresh as a Daisy -- Emitt Rhodes

I See Only Sunshine -- The Box Tops

The Sweetest Thing -- Camera Obscura

Downtown Sundown -- Thin Lizzy

Spring -- Richard Shindell

Aguas De Marco (Waters of March) -- Joao Gilberto

Some Shows:

Black Stone Cherry will perform at Rhythm n’ Brews tonight. Showtime is 10pm.

Comedian/Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will perform at McKenzie arena tonight. This is a BIG venue for this type of act. Showtime is 8pm.

Saturday night at the always interesting Ziggy’s: DSS (from Greenville, SC), 40 oz. Folklore, Back Seat Bingo, and Chaotic Suspensions. Showtime is 9pm.

Saturday night at JJ’s Bohemia: Fervor, Stephanie’s ID, Heypenny, Kaiser Cartel and Winterpills. What a SET! showtime is 8pm.

Monday night, the Punch Brothers will perform at UTC. This show is sold out.

Have fun.

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