Music Matters
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Live In-Studio: Aoife O'Donovan


Aoife O'Donovan is in Alaska for a few shows and she joined our Morning show for a Live In-Studio session Thursday November 3, 2016.  Find more Artist information at Anchorage Concert Association.

Aoife O’Donovan is best known as the captivating singer of progressive bluegrass/string band Crooked Still. Since embarking on her own, she has continued to impress audiences and critics alike. “Sweetness and sadness find a tenuous balance in the voice of Aoife O’Donovan,” says The New York Times. O’Donovan has collaborated with a variety of A-listers, including Yo-Yo Ma and Alison Krauss, and has appeared on “A Prairie Home Companion,” including a summer tour with the show in 2013. Her name is pronounced (EE-fuh). Learn it now, because you’ll certainly be hearing more about this artist The Guardian deemed the “next Americana celebrity.” Come welcome Ms. O’Donovan to the 49th Americana state.

Loren’s been on the Radio in Anchorage for 30 years. Since the mid 80's he's worked with Anchorage radio stations including KWHL, KFQD, KKLV, and KMXS. His passion for Music and the 'Triple-A' radio format began in the early 90’s which led to him to help establish the format for KNBA when the station signed on in 1996. When not on the radio hosting a music show and interviewing local and national music acts, he may be on a long road trip or you’ll find him hanging out at his log cabin in the quiet, but bear filled hillside valley of his hometown Anchorage.