Puttin Down Roots

 Enjoy Roots and Americana!

Wednesdays from 4pm-6:30pm.

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I remember growing up with my parents listening to Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles on the radio.  My Dad is an audiophile and his record collection included artists from the Beatles, The BeeGee’s, The Rolling Stones, Emmylou Harris, to quieter ones like Melanie and Cat Stevens.  I played all of them over and over and my Dad’s love of music, and more specifically, his music genres became my own.
During college I found the Grateful Dead or they found me, but those live shows deepened my passion for live music and recognizing that music connects all of us.  The Grateful Dead’s covers of artists like Marty Robbins and George Jones paved the way for me to lend an ear to country music and Jerry’s music opened my eyes and ears to the homegrown sounds of bluegrass.
I moved to the Big Bend region of Texas, (I grew up in Miami, Florida,) and I fell in love with Texas country and what we now call Americana Music.  This expansive genre remains my favorite and the focus of my show, Puttin’ Down Roots. 
I’ve been a KAFM volunteer/programmer for 11 years and love bringing music to all who listen.







 


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Events

Networking @ Noon

Apr 20 @ 12:00PM
Members of the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce and the Palisade Chamber of Commerce are invited to…

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KAFM Presents David Starr at the Avalon

Apr 24 @ 7:00PM
As the finale to KAFM Community Radio's Spring 2021 drive, we are proud to welcome live music…

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Networking @ Noon

Apr 27 @ 12:00PM
Members of the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce and the Palisade Chamber of Commerce are invited to…

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KAFM Annual Membership Meeting

Apr 28 @ 5:00PM
The 2021 Annual Membership Meeting for Grand Valley Public Radio Company, Inc. will take place on…

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KAFM Board Meeting

Apr 28 @ 5:30PM
The Annual Board Meeting is open to the public, and we encourage listeners and community members to…

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CMUnite

Apr 29 @ 5:00PM
5:00 PM: Social Hour 6:00 PM: Presentation in-person and via Zoom To RSVP: Shane O'Neill/MBA…

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The Art Studio at KAFM

Apr 29 @ 5:00PM
KAFM Presents The Art Studio - Painting the Masters Using classic images by historical masters as…

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Spring Art & Frame Sale

Apr 30 @ 12:00PM
The Spring Art & Frame Sale will have something for every art lover and budget with a wonderful…

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