The Morning Mix

The #Morning Mix returns this week after its 2-week Sundance hiatus with musical guest Shannon Runyon performing live in the Swede Alley studio, plus guest interviews with Shannon Decker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Speedy Foundation, and with Aaron Benward, Creator and Producer of ‘Nashville Unplugged, The Story Behind The Song’, a listening room experience happening at The Rockwell Room on Valentines Day.  These guests and a rundown of events happening in our area on The Morning Mix. 

On today's Morning Mix, guitarist Kris Lager of the Kris Lager Band will be our in-studio musical guest. Brian Richards, Executive Director of Mountain Town Music will be in to discuss the local non-profit’s winter programming; and Junior Richard, Venue Manager for The Cabin will be on to announce their schedule of special events during the 10 days and nights of the Sundance Film Festival. All that and of course we will have the upcoming live music events in and around town.

Today on the Morning Mix, JW and Christie are joined by local musician William G Kidd, a semi-finalist from last year’s International Blues Challenge which took place in Memphis, TN.  Also, conversations with Tarek Weber from WestWind Sound Sessions about the healing and restorative aspects of immersing yourself in a soundbath, and with Jake Shores a chiropractic neurologist and the founder of Neuro-Performance Integration about how his practice works to correct balance and body sensors gone awry, which can lead to physical pain and problems.

On today’s Morning Mix, local singer, songwriter, musician and bandleader Rick Gerber was in studio performing live throughout the hour. Guests included  Jock Bartley and Mark Andes of Firefall, the classic 70’s rock band with hits like “Just Remember I Love You” and “You Are The Woman” who are performing this weekend at Egyptian Theatre and Scott House of White Pine Touring Center talking about this weekend’s 3-day avalanche training course and the next sessions available this winter for backcountry safety training.

  On today's show JW and guest host Becca McHaas have musical guest Kirk Abramowski in studio for the hour. They will chat with veterinarian Allie McPhee who grew up in Park City, worked in animal clinics, decided to go to veterinarian school and returned back to Park City to doctor to our pets. And final guest Jason Hackney, the host of the KPCW Saturday night Hack Attack show. We will talk with Jason about his radio show, where to ice climb in Utah and anything else on Jason's mind...and of course weekend events. 

JW and Becca's guests  include: Musical guests,  Rich Wyman and Lisa Needham from Park 88, ski filmmaker Kyle Decker, Kurt Bestor from the North Pole and of course weekend events. 

Today The Morning Mix, hosts JW and Christie welcome local musician Jody Whitesides to the studio; as well as local artists Jenny Terry and Michael McRae, both presenting their works in the Art Elevated holiday market put on by Park City Summit County Arts Council this weekend; and author Katie Mulally, who has useful insights and advice for artists looking for funding through Kickstarter campaigns. All that and a rundown of holiday-themed events in our area.

On The Morning Mix  Ben Anderson and Steve Krafft, members of Aiko, are the  in-studio musical guests. Scott Thompson from OP Rockwell cocktail lounge & music hall and the  Rockwell  Room event center and listening room is in to talk about winter shows and events, plus Linda Elbert from Mindful Cuisine  shares holiday entertaining tips for your upcoming gatherings to help make them stress free and joyful. All that and a run down of Weekend Events. 


John Wells and guest Co-host Becca McHaas welcome their musical guest, Elliot Goldman, who performs in studio during the program. Other guests include Sophy Miles Kohler, owner of Park City Nursery. She talks about Christmas Tree care.  Comedian Frank Lucero stopped by. He is performing this weekend at the Egyptian Theatre.  Plus, JW and Becca recap weekend events.

On the Morning Mix today,  the in-studio musical guest is Branson Anderson. Interview guests are Mitchell Burns from Red Ledges, the sponsor of the annual KPCW Main Street Music Crawl happening tomorrow night from 7:30 to close at several Main Street music venues and Sully from No Name Saloon. Sully  is in talking about the bar's 18th annual Free Bird Community Thanksgiving Dinner happening on Thanksgiving Day, giving locals, visitors, and seasonal workers a friendly place to go for a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal...all for free! Plus a rundown of the weekend events happening in our area.

On The Morning Mix  we talked to  local musician Alisha Stockman, performing in the KPCW studio her very first recently-released single;  also an interview with Paige Anderson, Board Chair of the Park City Museum along with Randy Scott,Vice Chair of the Park City Museum detailing the free screening on Veteran's Day  of the film "A Midnight Clear", which was filmed entirely in and around Park City in 1991, starring a very young Ethan Hawke, Kevin Dillon, and Gary Sinese.

This Morning on the Morning Mix,  local musicians Katya and Moodlite perform  in the KPCW studio.  JW and Christie visit with Roger Earl and Bryan Bassett of Foghat who are performing this weekend at Egyptian Theatre and they speak with JP Fleege, event producer of ShredFest, a winter kickoff party featuring a ski and snowboard rail jam, lumberjack competition, concert Saturday in SLC at Liberty Park. All that and a rundown of weekend events.

On the Morning Mix JW and Christie feature local one-man-band Kid Brother, who performs live in the studio throughout the hour.  Also Nate Sears and John Burdick of Park City Improv detail their two upcoming events: Improvised FairyTales, which takes place Saturday at the Library and Storymine: Afraid, a collaboration between KPCW's Storymine,  Park City Toastmasters, and Park City Improv, on Monday night.

This morning on the Morning Mix, JW and Christie feature  local Park City highschool-aged musicians William Sangster and Jack Forster. Also, they welcome Elaina Newport of The Capitol Steps, a political satire performance group, who claim to put the "Mock' in Democracy. They will be performing in Salt Lake City next week. And a conversation with Gary Lauer of the Wasatch Speaker Series, presenting a 7-speaker season at Abravenel Hall. He'll share some recent insights from their evening with Madeleine Albright.  All that and a rundown of weekend events in our area.


Today’s musical guest is Sammy Brue who performs live throughout the program. The second guest is the Director of Food and Beverage for Deer Valley, Jodie Rogers, talking about her role as chef and mentor on Teen Chef Pro, season four.  John and Christie have a full rundown of weekend events.