Local musicians from the Greenville Illinois region are showcased by Swamp Weiss, who has played with many of the people he features. The show is engineered and co-hosted by John Kennedy of radio station, WGEL. There are some live, in-studio performances. The Show is an eclectic mix of Traditional Country, Rock, Folk and New Acoustic. Featured artists are very famous to completely unknown....
Swamp Weiss is sort of both.
Swamp Weiss is sort of both.
Show # 1 features Bob Johnson, Craig Baumberger, Ramblin' Randall, Bill Linnabary, Dale Hanabarger, The Chapman Bros., Erin O' Toole and IZZI
Show # 2 features Jim Hoiles,The Johnsons, Dave Korte, The Chapmans, Dale Hanabarger, Erin O'Toole, Joe Azford, Joe Rench, and more.
Show # 3 features Craig Baumberger, Bob Johnson, Joe Azford, IZZI, Carey Miller, Jake Hammel, Jim Burtch, the Mayfields, Erin O'Toole, Gary Plog, Josh Rench and more.
Show # 4 features The Chapman Bros, IZZI, Swamp & Dale, Rural Rights Revival, E. Gibson, Alison Krauss, Jake and Randy Hammel, Taylor Steele, Mike O'Toole and Jim Hoiles.
Show # 5 features Revival (the group) Joe Rednauer, The St. Louis Ragtimers, Mark Dvorak, Dave Korte, Bob Johnson, Jean Kittrell, Swamp Weiss, Gretchen Wilson.
Show # 6 features Mark Dvorak, The Zobrists, Charlie Shaffer, The St. Louis Ragtimers, The Chapmans, Bob Johnson, Earl Gibson and Jim Hoiles.
Show # 7 features Jim Burtch, Alison Krauss, Joel Mavis, Lyle Mayfield, Taylor Steele, Kerry Miller, Mike Zanger, Bob Johnson, John Hartford
Show # 8 features John Hartford, Joel Mabus, The Bray Brothers, The Chapman Brothers, Mike Zanger, David Johnson, Dale Hanabarger, Mark Dvorak, IZZI, Randy Hamel, Craig Baumberger
Show # 9 features Uptown String Band, Weiss/Mayfield/ Summer Osborne, St. Louis Ragtimers, Erin O'Toole, Joe Rednauer, Chapman Brothers Band, Lyle Mayfield, Bob Johnson, Craig Baumberger.
Show # 10 features Joe Rednauer with Jeff Runion, Mike Haaf, Hobo Jack Sophir, Michelle Eisom, Katy Dahl, The Chapman Brothers, Bob Johnson, The Bluegrass Gentlemen, Jim Hoiles.
Show # 11 features Alison Krauss, Orville Johnson,Tex Williams, Craig Baumberger, The Byrds, Mark Dvorak and John Edwards.
Show # 12 features Hank Williams,Sr., Lyle Mayfield, The Bray Brothers, Mark Dvorak, Bill Linnabary, The Chapman Brothers, Doris Mayfield, Leo Kotke, Doc Watson, Jim Burtch, Bob Johnson, The Stanley Brothers.
Show # 13 features Steve Clark, Norman Blake, The Beatles, Craig Baumberger, Pole Cat Orchestra, Swamp Weiss, Rural Rights Revival.
Show # 14 features Mama's Pride, Head East, Clayton Jones, The Ides of March, The Chapmans, Mandy Pennington, Bill Chambers, Bob Johnson.
Show # 15 features The Swampdaddies, The Band,Carey Miller, Alison Krauss, Merle Haggard, The Bluegrass Gents, Johnny Winter, Joey Odum, John Hartford
Show # 16 features Chuck Berry, Bill Chambers, Crosby Stills & Nash, Tim Hardin, Dakota Daniels, Roger McGuinn, Jeff Chapman.
Note: The Allison Weiss LP in the banner is just an inside joke because Swamp Weiss played in Alison Krauss's first group when she was a teenager. If you're curious about this Allison (with 2 " L's ") then here's a video of her doing her title song with some style reminding us a bit of Sheryl Crow.