One of six winners at the 2014 Kerrville Folk Festival, Matt Nakoa finds himself among a prestigious list of past winners, including Steve Earle, Patty Griffin and Lyle Lovett. Nakoa's album, 'A Dozen Other Loves,' has been well received. Let's get to know this rising star a bit better.
Keepers by Request celebrates the classic songs as heard on MPR's Morning Show hosted by Dale Connelly and Jim Ed Poole. Mike Pengra, along with special guest Dale Connelly, play two hours of these beloved tunes.
Although Erik Koskinen has released many of the songs on his live record on previous albums, it's hard to match the energy of a live performance. To celebrate the release of 'Erik Koskinen: Live at the Real-Phonic Radio Hour,' Erik stopped by Radio Heartland to talk about the album and to spin some tracks from it.
Classically trained musician Olivia Chaney has been as influenced by Joni Mitchell and Prince as she has by Edvard Grieg. Chaney visited the Radio Heartland studio to play some songs from her debut album, 'The Longest River.'