Old Crow Medicine Show is one of the musical acts featured on “A Prairie Home Companion” at Purdue’s Elliott Hall of Music Saturday, October 27th. In a recent phone interview, the band’s fiddle player Ketch Secor talked to Acoustic Blend host Joe Peters about appearing on the show and their hit Wagon Wheel.
After a five week lockout and five months of negotiations, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has reached an agreement with union officials. The deal includes a substantial pay cut for the ISO's musicians.
The ISO and Local Three of the American Federation of Musicians have agreed to a short and long term contract. In addition to a shortened playing season, the new agreement includes $11.5 million in concessions from the musicians, and a 33% pay cut for the first year of the contract.
Garrison Keillor is bringing “A Prairie Home Companion” to Purdue’s Elliott Hall of Music for a live broadcast Saturday, October 27th. In a recent phone interview, I had the pleasure of discussing the show’s history with Garrison, who also explains what he does each week to make it a special event.