Exposure welcomes August with a fun look at the life of a zookeeper. Host Abbie Newton gets a backstage pass to the Potter Park Zoo. We also preview the Great Lakes Folk Festival, which is coming to Lansing on August 9-11. Lastly, Impact’s Miguel Martinez details the construction in the area.
Tonight on the blues we honor legendary singer/songwriter JJ Cale who passed recently. Listen for the likes of Eric Clapton as well as others who have covered his extensive library.
JJ Cale – After Midnight – Live
Eric Clapton – Five Long Years – From The Cradle
Anthony Hamilton, Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph – Lay Lady Lay – Bring ‘Em In
Host Abbie Newton speaks with MSU professor Eric Scorsone, who is an advisor to Kevyn Orr, Detroit’s financial manager. Scorsone talks about what Detroit filing bankruptcy means for the city and the state of Michigan. Also, Michigan State history professor Peter Alegi speaks about Nelson Mandela and the history of South Africa. Also on Exposure, we catch up with former Spartan basketball player Mateen Cleaves about One Goal One Passion basketball camp. Lastly, we get a little slam poetry for the Spartan soul.
EAST LANSING—What do Kirk Cousins, Drew Nieztel and Chris Hill have in common with MSU swimmer Jacob Jarzen?
On this first episode of Pool Time with Max King, dive in to a pool of goals, high dives, and butterflys.
Tonight on the show Janiva Magness as our featured artist, new music from Big Lou Johnson and a Live album from the likes of Roomful Of Blues. Plenty of soul to stir up your night from W.C. Clark to Al Green.
Janiva Magness – There It Is – Stronger For It
Curtis Salgado – He Played His Harmonica – Soul Shot
Shemekia Copeland – I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – 33 1/3
R.L. Burnside tonight as featured artist with the likes of Junior Kimbrough in tow. New music from artist Kara Grainger as well in our new blues hour at 11:00!
R.L. Burnside – Sat Down On My Bed And Cried – First Recordings
John Lee Hooker – The Healer – The Best Of Friends
Biscuit Miller – Belly Up Some Blues – Blues With A Smile