Anneliese McCarthy

Anneliese McCarthy 16 August 2017 on Rocket Shop Radio Hour

Anneliese McCarthy & Henry Ellison

Photo by Alice Koeninger/Big Heavy World.

Anneliese McCarthy along with Henry Ellison joined guest host PJ Braine on ‘Rocket Shop‘, Big Heavy World’s local Vermont music radio hour on 105.9FM The Radiator. Catch up with them at facebook.com/anneliesemccarthymusic and facebook.com/HankPainter/

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Don Sheldon

Valley Stage Productions 9 August 2017 on Rocket Shop Radio Hour

Don Sheldon

Photo by Daniel O’Brien/Big Heavy World.

Don Sheldon of Valley Stage Productions joined host Tom Proctor for a chin-wag about music and film on ‘Rocket Shop‘, Big Heavy World’s local Vermont music radio hour on 105.9FM The Radiator. Find out about their upcoming events at facebook.com/ValleyStage

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Documentary Film Screening: “The Shopkeeper” Friday @ BCA Center

“Everybody can make a record. Nobody can make a living. Now what?”

Valley Stage Productions, in cooperation with Burlington City Arts, Big Heavy World, and Higher Ground are pleased to present Rain Perry’s documentary film The Shopkeeper.””The Shopkeeper” screening will take place on Friday, Aug. 11 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Burlington City Arts on Church Street.

“Everybody is talking about Spotify and the pros and cons of “free.” Musician and first-time filmmaker Rain Perry confronts a big issue by telling a small story – of the longest continuously operating recording studio in Austin, TX and the shopkeeper who runs it, Mark Hallman. After recording Carole King, Ani DiFranco and many great Austin artists, Mark is struggling to keep the studio open in the era of streaming. Funny, sweet and insightful, with great music and interviews with Ani DiFranco, Iain Matthews, Eliza Gilkyson and more, The Shopkeeper captures the resolute spirit and frustration of musicians today.”

Tickets are $10 at the door

The film features the music of Alison Acton, Belle Sounds, Donna Lynn Caskey, Castlinaire, Ani DiFranco, Trent Gentry & Stephanie Daulong, Charlie Faye, Colin Gilmore, Eliza Gilkyson, Johnny Goudie, Douglas Greer, Mark Hallman, Hamilton Pool, Noelle Hampton, Andrew Hardin, Sara Hickman, Iain Matthews, Navarro, Rain Perry, Tom Russell, Will Sexton & Touchstone

For more info visit http://www.shopkeepermovie.com

My Mother's Moustache

My Mother’s Moustache 2 August 2017 on Rocket Shop Radio Hour

My Mother’s Moustache

Photo by Daniel O’Brien/Big Heavy World.

My Mother’s Moustache joined host Tom Proctor for a chin-wag on ‘Rocket Shop‘, Big Heavy World’s local Vermont music radio hour on 105.9FM The Radiator. Catch up with them at facebook.com/MyMothersMoustache

See them live on:

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RETN Video of Make Music Day2017: VT Musicians Perform with Chattanooga!

Video by RETN.

On June 21 every year, more than 700 cities celebrate international ‘Make Music Day’ with free live performances and community gatherings, all across the world. In Vermont there were performances from Bennington to Burlington, with a special event in Burlington connecting the Fletcher Free Library with the Chattanooga Public Library. Musicians at both libraries got to perform with one another on an Internet 2 connection called ‘LOLA,’ which is short for ‘LOw LAtency’ — a connection so fast, musicians can perform with one another over it even though they’re hundreds of miles apart. Many partners made Make Music Day and the LOLA demonstration possible — at the Fletcher Free Library they included Burlington Telecom and BTV Ignite and musicians Girls Rock VT and Cultural Chemistry. Big Heavy World has partnered with the Fletcher Free Library and Burlington Telecom to demonstrate LOLA a couple times, helping Burlington eventually become a hub for futuristic technology that supports local arts and culture. For more about Make Music Day in Vermont, see Make Music VT. Special thanks to RETN for producing this short video that helps us share the excitement and spread the word about LOLA!

The video will premiere on RETN Channel 16 on Tuesday, August 15th at 9:30 PM. Additional air times will be posted online as they are scheduled. RETN is also distributing this show over the Vermont Media Exchange for statewide cable TV distribution.

Andriana Chobot

Andriana Chobot 2 August 2017 on Rocket Shop Radio Hour

Andriana Chobot

Photo by Daniel O’Brien/Big Heavy World.

Andriana Chobot joined host Tom Proctor for a chin-wag on ‘Rocket Shop‘, Big Heavy World’s local Vermont music radio hour on 105.9FM The Radiator. Catch up with her at facebook.com/AndrianaChobotmusic

Catch her next show on:

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John Flanagan

John Flanagan 26 July 2017 on Rocket Shop Radio Hour

John Flanagan

Photo by Alice Koeninger/Big Heavy World.

John Flanagan joined host Tom Proctor to talk about the Exhibitionists – Summer Music Series at the Flynn Theater on ‘Rocket Shop‘, Big Heavy World’s local Vermont music radio hour on 105.9FM The Radiator.

August Schedule of FREE shows:

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Sterling Dew

Sterling Dew Interviewed for 242 Main Documentary

Photos by James Lockridge.

Sterling Dew (Colorblind, The Champions, Twelve Times Over) was interviewed by filmmaker Bill Simmon in the VCAM studio for the 242 Main documentary today. More about the film can be found at https://www.bigheavyworld.com/blog/2016/10/17/242-main-documentary/

Bill Simmon & Sterling Dew

Bill Simmon & Sterling Dew at VCAM.

Chris Lamotte & Sterling-DewChris “Osborne” Lamotte & Sterling-Dew at VCAM.