Hometown Goshen is a weekly show that highlights the stories and people from the Maple City.
Join lifelong Elginite Sharry Blazier for a weekly journey through Elgin, IL. Featuring stories, songs, memories, and anecdotes about this quintessential Midwestern town that's too small to be a city and too big to be a town.
Sixteen Tons Of Stories That Touch Your Heart
From the call to adventure, to the darkest moments of the abyss, to the triumphant return home, students from Melodic Connections use the story archetype of the hero’s journey to tell the stories of prominent musicians in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Musicians are interviewed by students at Melodic Connections, a music therapy studio for individuals with developmental disabilities, who use this podcast to journey with musicians they admire and make connections based on their shared lo ...
The Latchkey Tales begin with the arrival of thirteen year old Yuki O'Malley in her hometown of San Francisco. She discovers that the grand Victorian mansion she's inherited is actually known as The Curse Castle, the most haunted house in the city. Good thing Crowley Golden, the slightly sorcerous boy-next-door is around to help smooth things over.Follow the adventures of Yuki and Crowley set against the backdrop of a quirky city where the "everyday" is anything but ordinary.
When it comes to Elgin weather, there's no pleasing somepeople, and curmudgeonly Sharry could be their Queen! Join her, andlegions of crickets outside her window, as she reminisces about summerdays of sidewalk sales & thunderstorms, and winter ice stormscamping out on the kitchen floor.Por One Source Productions LLC
Join Sharry & her mother's memories of growing up on North Street, in the days of streetcars, the "Rag Man", and shingles from the St. Johns steeple raining down on the back yard. Featuring the song "Everyday You"Por One Source Productions LLC
Join us for a walk through downtown Elgin during the time of Covid as Sharry is flooded with memories and (Gasp!) even admits that the old Elgin High building is kinda cool.Por One Source Productions LLC
Join Lifelong Elgin Westsider Sharry on her adventure to becoming an Eastsider. She first has to seek acknowledgement of her existence from all powerful ComEd and deal with horrors at the State street DMV. After those trails, the prospect (and difficulty!) of giving up a 50yr old library card from Gail Borden Public Library arises.…
They looked and behaved like no generation before or after. They were young. They smelled of Brylcreme, Stridex, Clearasil, and Ben Hur perfume. They drove in endless, pointless circles through downtown Elgin...And little Sharry thought 60's Teenagers were the coolest humans everrrrrr! (And she was right -- Right?)…
Ya can't beat fun at the old cemetery!! Well, at least, little Sharry couldn't. Bluff City and Sharry go back a long way, and it continues to lead her to new life journeys, on the next installment of This is My Elgin: Hometown Songs & Stories.Por One Source Productions LLC
It was the Great Depression, and sometimes the Blazier Boys went to bed hungry. But they never lacked for fun and escapist entertainment with their neighborhood pals on the south end of Elgin. Tales of Poplar Creek and the Frog Hollow Gang, on this week's This is My Elgin: Hometown Songs & Stories.Por One Source Productions LLC
In this inaugural Father's Day episode you'll learn how Dad, the Fox River, and the Elgin Police department came together to create a beautiful memory.Por One Source Productions LLC
In this episode of Hero Radio we interview Walfredo Reyes Jr., drummer of the band Chicago. Walfredo has also played with Santana, Steve Winwood, Ricky Martin and many others. We discuss practicing, influences and Walfredo shares some of his favorite stories from the road. We hope you enjoy this episode of Hero Radio!…
In this episode we interview Paul Patterson, violinist for CSO, Pops, and the Faux Frenchmen. Paul is a multi-instrumentalist and demonstrates banjo and fiddle techniques with us. Paul's 'Sing Our Theme' is one of the most original versions we have ever shared. We look forward to sharing this episode with you!…
In this episode we interview Ricky Nye, local boogie-woogie pianist . Ricky shares stories from his decades of musical performance experience. Ricky shares his influences and inspirations. We hope you enjoy this episode.
Happy Thanksgiving everybody! We would like to share some of the things we are thankful for in 2019. We hope you enjoy this episode, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving. In this episode we give our thanks for the fun we've had this year and we hope you enjoy this very special edition of Hero Radio. We have a little treat at the end as our way of saying thank you for listening! Happy Thanksgiving!…
In this episode we interview Siri Imani and discuss the importance of self sustainability, community building as well as songwriting and the local music scene. We hope you enjoy this very special episode of Hero Radio!
In this episode of Hero Radio we interview Wonky Tonk, a singer songwriter from Northern Kentucky. Wonky Tonk shares her stories from the road, her influences and her love of magic. We hope you enjoy this truly inspirational episode.
In this episode of Hero Radio we interview Ric Hordinski, a local producer, guitarist and song writer. Ric shares his influences and song writing process. We discuss his past projects and what to expect from Ric in the future. We hope you enjoy this episode of Hero Radio.
In this episode we interview Clyde Brown, vocalist with The Drifters. Clyde shares stories from the road and talked about his new album. In addition to the interview, there's also a clip of his song "You Call Me Back". We hope you enjoy this wonderful episode!
In this episode we interview Chuck Cleaver, a Cincinnati singer songwriter and local music hero. Chuck shares stories from the road and many other interesting tales. We hope you enjoy this episode!
In this episode we interview Casey Campbell, a local singer/songwriter and member of the local band, Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle. Casey. Casey discusses many interesting topics such as his travels to Belgium, his many influences and memorable performances.We hope you enjoy this episode. P.S. listen for Casey's dogs in the background.…
In this episode we interview Toby Christensen, the Healing Drummer. Toby gives an inspiring interview about how drumming can heal the mind and body. We discuss his travels to Africa and the five element drum rhythms. We hope you enjoy this episode!
In this episode we interview Tom Roll, a musician songwriter from Cincinnati. Tom shares his experiences and wisdom of songwriting with us and plays an original take on our theme song. We hope you enjoy!
In this episode we interview Rick Leighton, a multi instrumentalist and teacher in Cincinnati. Rick is a local music veteran and shares is decades of experience with us and we can't for you t o hear it! WQe hope you enjoy this episode!
In this episode we interview Mike Oberst of Cincinnati acoustic group The Tillers! Mike shares stories from the road and discusses his musical journey and creative process. Mike's version of "Sing Our Theme" is one of the most original we've seen and we can't wait for you to hear it!
Hero Radio is excited to announce that Season Three will be out on July 11th! Look for new episodes every two weeks after that for the rest of the year!
In this episode of Hero Radio we interview Jess Lamb, a singer songwriter from Cincinnati, Ohio. Jess shares stories from the road, her inspirations and performs a gorgeous and lush interpretation of our theme song! We hope you enjoy this truly unique episode!
In this episode we interview Maria Carrelli, a singer songwriter from Cincinnati. We discuss how she writes songs and what inspires her. Maria shares stories from the road and even plays guitar for us! We hope you enjoy this episode!
In this episode we interview Freekbass! We find out what inspires him and he performs a funky version of our theme. We hope you enjoy this special episode!
In this episode we talk with Missy Werner who plays mandolin with the Missy Werner Band and Comet Bluegrass Allstars. We discuss her travels, her career and what inspires her. Missy even played mandolin for us! We hope you enjoy this episode of Hero Radio!
In this episode we interview Eddy Kwon, head of MyCincinnati, a free youth orchestra in Price Hill, Cincinnati. We discuss the influence of El Sistema on MyCincinnati and the plans of there future of MyCincinnati. Eddy also shares his personal growth as a musician and activist. We hope you enjoy this episode!…
In this episode we interview Alecia Kintner, CEO of Artswave. We discuss her time as Dance Critic in Moscow, Russia as well as her previous work in Hartford, CT. We learn how Artswave supports our local arts scene.
In this episode we interview Kathy Schneider and Dan Curtin from the Riley School of Irish Music. We learn about Sean Not singing and discuss the traditional music of Ireland. Kathy welcomed us into her beautiful home and even sang for us! We hope you enjoy this episode!
In this episode we interview Fox Gibson, a member of the Knights of the Bailey at FC Cincinnati home games, orchestra director at Walnut Hills and fiddler with Jake Speed and the Freddies. Fox shared his stories of the origin of the Knights, his nickname and plays a unique version of our theme song.Por Hero Radio Stories Behind the Music
Our guest, born and raised in Cincinnati, is Lauren Eylise, a singer-songwriter who blends multiple genres with life experiences to create her music. In this episode, you’ll not only hear Sing our Theme and the Joe’s Joke but also a Lauren Eylise original rap.
In this episode of Hero Radio, meet Joe Sierra, one of the founders of Fretboard Brewing, a Cincinnati brewery with music at its core. Joe talks about opening a new business, merging these two unique things, and shares some of his best jokes.
Welcome back to Hero Radio: Stories Beyond the Music, season 2! Our first guest is Bob Ross, not the man who paints “happy little trees” but the extremely talented jazz guitarist. Bob shares how he gets the inspiration for his compositions and more. Don’t miss this heartfelt episode of Hero Radio and subscribe to stay up to date for all season 2 of…
Join us for new episodes beginning July 19th!
The Hero Radio team shares their holiday plans, live and unedited. If you want to give feedback on season 1 or suggestions for season 2, take our survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrms4SgyubGFr6Bv5vgDl6grm70_Xl1iAb3POOOezOWzL-jw/viewform?usp=sf_link
The Hero Radio team completes season one by bringing in the father of one of our own-- Tom Kaper, a guitarist, owner of TECServices, an audiovisual company, and Executive Director of Play It Forward, a Cincinnati non-profit dedicated to helping musicians. Tom shares the drama of the moment he felt like giving up on music, and plays one of the most …
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Hero Radio: Stories Beyond the Music and from the Melodic Connections studio! We hope you have a wonderful holiday filled with family, friends and all your favorite foods. Stay tuned for the last episode of season 1, to be released the second Thursday in December.…
Join us at the Rockwern Band Center for this episode of Hero Radio featuring Christopher Nichter, the new director of the University of Cincinnati Bearcat Bands. For the first time, an interviewee states that they may have reached the end of their hero’s journey.
The Hero Radio team takes the show on the road interviewing Aaron Klauber, Director of Marketing, Promotions, and Events at IHeartMedia while inside the WEBN studios. This radio veteran shares his experiences, his life, and how he got to Cincinnati with the crew.
Sit down with Karen D’Agostino, the Executive Director of the Music Resource Center, a place for urban teens to learn recording and music production skills. For the first time, the Hero Radio team interviews a non-musician, who never imagined that her life would led her to the music industry but wouldn’t have it any other way.…
The Hero Radio team is joined by Diedrich Jones, singer for the reggae band, The Cliftones. Feel “irie” with us as you learn about his musical career, unique inspiration, and hear his completely improvised Sing Our Theme.
Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, John Morris Russell, trades his red blazer for a red cape in this episode of Hero Radio. With a “Sing our Theme” not to be missed, get to know this vivacious man as he shares his keys to musical success, favorite Pops memory and who he thinks of as his favorite superhero.…
Join us for this episode as we meet with Russ Childers, who at the age of 40, discovered his true passion and left a position as an architectural draftsman to pursue Appalachian music. Listen to comical tall tales and folk tunes that remind you of the Kentucky bluegrass with this Clawhammer Banjo Champion.…
Quincy was featured on WVXU's Cincinnati Edition this Monday! To listen, click here: http://wvxu.org/post/music-therapy-studio-reopens-after-flood. Don't forget to write us a review, we'd love to hear your thoughts and give you a shout out!
In this Hero Radio special, go behind the scenes to the podcast’s core: the interviewers that make the magic happen. Get to know Quincy, Ashley and “the Joes” and how they came to be the Hero Radio Team.
Listen for details about our review contest winner and how to claim your prize!