On Friday July 19, we welcome Siren Williams for another live radio session. Siren’s new album We Live Underwater is filled with sunny songs about our local beaches and her world wide travels. Tune in at noon to hear her play!
Celebrate the Fourth of July with some fantastic music specials on WFIT.
10 AM: PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND: THAT’S IT!
For over 50 years the Preservation Hall Jazz band has brought life to the sounds of New Orleans. In this one-hour special you will hear about the band and life in New Orleans with co-producer Jim James of My Morning Jacket.
11 AM: WILLIE NELSON: TRUE OUTLAW STORIES
Celebrating Willie Nelson 75th birthday this year, True Outlaw Stories features many of the hilarious episodes with The Family Band. Hear stories and songs hosted by country legend Rodney Crowell.
12 PM: JIMI HENDRIX: THE JIMI YOU NEVER KNEW
A spectacular two-hour special featuring the best of Jimi Hendrix’s recently released archival music and the musicians who are “experienced” by them. Interviews with Steve Winwood, Taj Mahal, ZZ Top, and more.
Since releasing her mix tape Eleven Roses in 2012, she has gone on to headline sold out shows from Los Angeles to New York. Her love of R&B, Soul, hip hop and rock shines through on her new full length album Til The Casket Drops.
Ward has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, had her music featured on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars, MTV's Awkward and in promos for ABC's hit series Nashville, and completed a 50-date headlining American tour with sold-out dates in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Denver and Nashville.
She also recently appeared on Conan, is co-headlining The Fire and Shine Tour with Delta Rae, and will be performing at SXSW, where she first introduced herself as an artist to watch out for last year.
Hear what all the buzz is about as we welcome ZZ Ward for a special acoustic set on Tuesday, June 4 at noon on WFIT 89.5 FM.