Our very own Gaz C will be doing a solo 15,000ft accelerated freefall jump on 21st October, to raise money for the Royal Air Forces Association. If you would like to sponsor him or find out more information about his jump, you can visit his Just Giving page here: http://www.justgiving.com/gazc
With a beaming smile and full of confidence 11 year old Ellen Bickerstaff from Rhyl joined me in the studio today to talk about being picked for the part as “Nell” in the Liverpool based musical “Her Benny” which is appearing at the Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl this October.
We discussed how long Ellen has been singing and dancing for, previous acting roles, the audition process for “Her Benny”, the character “Nell” and what she would like to be doing when she is older.
She also sang a solo song from “Her Benny” and had the chance to introduce some of her favourite songs on the radio.
You can listen to the whole interview again below
“Her Benny” is on at the Rhyl Pavilion Theatre from October 4th to October 8th
During the month of August “Hurricane Irene” hit the east coast of the USA. The hurricane left extensive flood and wind damage along its path through the Caribbean, the United States East Coast and as far north as Atlantic Canada. Considerable damage was caused in upstate New York and Vermont, which suffered the worse floods in years.
Being a community based station with international listeners via the live internet feed, we asked regular international listeners Cori and Sarah from Vermont USA if they could record us a voice message discussing the aftermath of “Hurricane Irene” and how it brought together the community.
You can listen to the whole voice message again below, also feel free to leave any comments or questions below.
Guitarist Iain Mahanty from rising Welsh band “Kids In Glass Houses” phoned the show today to discuss the bands new album “In Gold Blood”. We spoke about there home coming gig in Cardiff, the recording techniques used, how bands like “Oasis” and classic rock helped influence the sound of the album, their UK tour and if he was an animal which one would he be.
The lovely London based singer Kelly Pepper phoned into the studio today for a chat about her about her new music, musical influences, working with the producer who discovered “Pixie Lott” and touring with “N-Dubz”. We also played 2 of her tracks, the euro dance style track “I Need Time” and the anthemic dub-step track “No Woman Should Cry”.
You can listen to the whole interview again below.
West End performer Sara Parry called in today on the phone to talk about her part in the theatre show “Master of the House” which is appearing at the Rhyl Pavilion this Saturday (Saturday 22nd July 2011). She told us how the show brings together all the musical into one show, from Mamma Mia to Les Miserables, and how its not just for the West End musical goers and great fun for all the family.
Guitarist and singer/songwriter Little Bill aka William Gage came into the studio today with local singer/songwriter Franchesqua.
We discussed the effects and help given towards Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how a prison scheme set up by singer Billy Bragg called “Jail Guitar Doors” helped him to learn how to play the guitar and write his own music. He also sang two of his songs “High’s and Low’s” and “Blue Lights”.
Little Bill was also joined by singer Franchesqua who is currently studying at University in Manchester. She sang one of her self penned songs called “I Don’t Want to Lose You, Because I Scared to Lose Myself” accompanied by Little Bill on guitar and then an amazing cover of the “Jessie J track “Price Tag”.
“Mr Entertainer” himself “Joe Longthorne” called into the show today ahead of his concert at the Rhyl Pavilion this coming Friday (April 4th 2011), Joe spoke in depth about the huge 2011 tour with his new show and his extensive career and his thoughts on the latest TV talent show.
Local singer/song writer and all round talented guy “Ben Williams” who performs under the name “Kameelion” came into the studio today, we discussed his his musical influences, song writing techniques and his audition for “Britain’s Got Talent”, you can listen to the whole interview again below.