The Front Row, Friday, 05/22/2009

Today, we find ourselves "Deep in the West," as we welcome to KUHF's George Geary Studio a man whose name has been synonymous with Texas Music for the last 30 years, folk-pop singer-songwriter, Shake Russell. He previews the performance he'll give tonight at McGonigel's Mucky Duck...
Pianist Michael Zuraw is the founder and Artistic Director of the Aperio: Music of the Americas chamber series; clarinetist Christian Schubert is a member of the Houston Symphony. They will be joined by Mercury Baroque violinist, Andres Gonzales, for the recital, Paisajes Armoniosos – Harmonious Landscapes: A Musical Portrait of South America. It takes place this Sunday afternoon at 5:00PM in Cullen Hall on the campus of the University of Saint Thomas. Suram and Schubert play excerpts in the Geary Performance Studio. Listen. Download.

Singer-songwriter, Shake Russell, and his performing partners, mandolin-player, Doug Floyd, and bassist, Mike Roberts, put on one show, tonight at 7:30 at Houston's premier Irish pub and roots-music venue, McGonigel's Mucky Duck. They preview their show from the Geary Performance Studio. Listen. Download.