Arch City Radio Hour

  • Hosted by Nick Garcia

Arch City Radio Hour is a program about music artists, bands, and events in the St. Louis region. Host Nick Garcia — of — highlights notable St. Louis musicians and songs. The show also features in-depth interviews and live performances. Past episodes of Arch City Radio Hour can be heard here on our site. Playlists and additional information from each episode are also detailed below. The show is not currently airing on any of our broadcast channels.

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Cree Rider Family Band

(Courtesy of Merv Shrock)

Ransom Note 

(Courtesy of Abby Gillardi)

Sleepy Kitty

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 Kim Massie and Peter Martin in Concert

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(Courtesy of Mike Schrand)

Nick Garcia talks to Kiersten Rose (piano, vocals) and Brian Vacarro (guitar) of the band Adonis Blue, whose first album, Bloom, comes out November 23rd.  The band, which also features Mark Wallace (bass) and Kyle Honeycutt (drums), mixes jazz and pop with a light feel.

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Dennis Owsley and St. Louis Jazz History

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Bryan and Lola

Nick Garcia talks to Bryan Toben and Lola Hennicke, known as the musical duo Bryan and Lola.  They'll talk about their quiet, informal beginnings and how they came to their mix of rock, pop and jazz, inspirations for music and their songwriting process.  Before they head back to teaching music, they'll show us a little of their musical abilities with some original tunes.