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GLT Music Director and Blues Host Jon Norton shares what he thinks are top blues tunes in this weekly podcast. Listen for up-and-coming artists and tunes from musicians deserving a bit more attention. You'll also learn a little about the artist and with this weekly podcast, you'll stay on top of what's happening in blues. Listen for GLT Blues Friday evenings, Saturday from Noon to 5 AM Sunday and Sunday noon to 6 PM. Listen on-line anytime with GLT Blues Radio 24/7.

GLT Music Director and Blues Host Jon Norton shares what he thinks are top blues tunes in this weekly podcast. Listen for up-and-coming artists and tunes from musicians deserving a bit more attention. You'll also learn a little about the artist and with this weekly podcast, you'll stay on top of what's happening in blues. Listen for GLT Blues Friday evenings, Saturday from Noon to 5 AM Sunday and Sunday noon to 6 PM. Listen on-line anytime with GLT Blues Radio 24/7.
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Normal, Il

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WGLT

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GLT Music Director and Blues Host Jon Norton shares what he thinks are top blues tunes in this weekly podcast. Listen for up-and-coming artists and tunes from musicians deserving a bit more attention. You'll also learn a little about the artist and with this weekly podcast, you'll stay on top of what's happening in blues. Listen for GLT Blues Friday evenings, Saturday from Noon to 5 AM Sunday and Sunday noon to 6 PM. Listen on-line anytime with GLT Blues Radio 24/7.

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English

Contact:

WGLT FM 8910 Illinois State University Normal, Il 61790-8910 (309) 438-8910


Episodes

Puorto: 'Connecting With The Audience Is Everything'

4/5/2016
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Blues singer-songwriter-performer Shari Puorto grew up in Connecticut listening to some of the great names in rock and blues, and was especially drawn to the intensity of Etta James.

Duration:00:11:54

Young Guitarist Inspired By Blues Pioneers

1/21/2016
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Chris Yakopcic is a young guitarist/singer/songwriter who found himself drawn to acoustic blues at a young age. He includes blues legends Robert Johnson and Mississippi Fred McDowell as inspirations. But it was a show by a lesser known guitarist that sparked an "a-ha" moment along his musical career path.

Duration:00:11:08

Todd Wolfe: This Is More Than Me, It's a Band

11/12/2015
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New York native Todd Wolfe has opened for (and played with) some of the biggest names in the music business. One of his more noteworthy gigs was playing guitar in Sheryl Crow's touring band following the monster success of Crow's "Tuesday Night Music Club" album in the 1990's. On this edition of GLT Blues Next, Wolfe talks about his time with Crow, his musically rich childhood neighborhood, and about the new solo album from The Todd Wolfe Band.

Duration:00:17:50

Anthony Gerasi Moves From Sideman To Front Man

11/5/2015
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Pianist Anthony Gerasi is an original member of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. He's also played with or behind some...

Duration:00:11:47

Kickapoo Creek Festival

10/15/2015
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One of the largest music events in Central Illinois history is virtually undocumented. GLT’s Jon Norton has the story of a Normal native and U-High grad whose life’s passion has been bringing his film of that event to national prominence.

Duration:00:10:23

Nobel Prize Winner: Iran Deal Makes Sense

9/30/2015
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The main focus of a visit to Bloomington/Normal by Nobel Prize Winner Mohammed ElBaradei surrounds the idea of "Preventing a Nuclear Nightmare." He won...

Duration:00:00:07

Bloomington Aldermen Decide How To Decide Cuts

9/30/2015
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If the early look at Bloomington Aldermen is a guide, outsourcing golf courses and recovering costs from the downtown police hireback program for high...

Duration:00:00:13

Ebola Volunteer Details 'Incredibly Difficult' Work

9/30/2015
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One of the key figures in the fight to control last year's African ebola outbreak says it was unbelievably exhausting and difficult work. Ella Stryker,...

Duration:00:00:12

GLT's Sound Ideas: 9/30/15

9/30/2015
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City of Bloomington Communication Manager Nora Dukowitz talks about the new “myBloomington” app. It allows users to report problems they may see around...

Duration:00:51:09

City Of Bloomington Has An App For That

9/30/2015
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People concerned with an unmowed lawn, a clogged street drain, or even broken windows in Bloomington have a new place to get problems addressed. Yes,...

Duration:00:06:53

Alice In Wonderland Turns 150

9/30/2015
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of one of the most influential children's books of all time, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland....

Duration:00:10:44

GLT Jazz Next: Mardra & Reggie Thomas

9/30/2015
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The husband-wife team of Mardra and Reggie Thomas is a jazz dynamo. Mardra is a vocalist with a theatrical background. Reggie is a pianist and...

Duration:00:15:02

Sound Ideas, 9/29/2015

9/30/2015
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Host Willis Kern talks with Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner about the final report from the city’s budget task force. IPR’s Tony Arnold and Amanda Vinicky...

Duration:00:51:15

Heartbreak Drives "Fences"

9/30/2015
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A Pulitzer Prize winning drama set on the cusp of the civil rights movement opens Friday night at Illinois State University's Westoff Theatre. The show...

Duration:00:07:09

First Show Of Season Last Year For ISO Music Director

9/30/2015
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The new season of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra kicks off this weekend with a focus on Russians. And it will be the last one with Music Director...

Duration:00:11:34

And They're Off! ... Maywood and Balmoral From Illinois' Racing Schedule, That Is

9/30/2015
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Two historic Illinois tracks will hold NO horse races next year ... a decision that could lead to their permanent closing. IPR's Amanda Vinicky reports.

Duration:00:00:45

IL Racing Board Decision Impacts Tracks Viability

9/29/2015
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The owners of Illinois' horse race tracks say the industry is struggling to survive, but key players diverge on how to salvage the industry. As Amanda...

Duration:00:00:50

Proxy Wars: Meet The Rauner Aide Driving Democrats Crazy

9/29/2015
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By now you probably have a sense that things in Illinois state politics have gotten downright nasty - even if it's not completely clear what all the...

Duration:00:04:02

Bloomington Council Approves Lake Bloomington Water Project

9/29/2015
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The Bloomington City Council approved $130,000 to improve part of the northern shore of Lake Bloomington. The area, also known as North Park, has...

Duration:00:00:14

Talkin' Blues: Sonny Landreth

9/28/2015
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In this episode of GLT's Talkin' Blues, we catch up with the premier slide guitar player in the world before an appearance in Bloomington-Normal.

Duration:01:00:13