Inside HPPR http://hppr.org en 90.1 KZNK Brewster: Intermittent Issues http://hppr.org/post/901-kznk-brewster-intermittent-issues <p>*** <strong>This issue has since been resolved.</strong> ***</p><p><strong>90.1 KZNK Brewster</strong>, providing HPPR service to northwestern Kansas and portions of Colorado and Nebraska, will be off the air intermittently today due to HVAC issues exacerbated by today's warm weather. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:17:47 +0000 Adam Vos 34898 at http://hppr.org 90.1 KZNK Brewster: Intermittent Issues The music of Cat Stevens this week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/music-cat-stevens-week-high-plains-morning <p>This week on High Plains Morning, instead of our usual CD of the week, we will feature the music of Cat Stevens and Yusuf, as he is now known. &nbsp;From his early recordings in the mid 60's to his massive hits in the 70's, and music from the current phase of his career after his return from retirement in 2004. Cat Stevens and Yusuf-all this week on High Plains Morning.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:00:06 +0000 Mike Fuller 34836 at http://hppr.org The music of Cat Stevens this week on High Plains Morning HPPR welcomes Rodney Branigan on Saturday, August 2 http://hppr.org/post/hppr-welcomes-rodney-branigan-saturday-august-2-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HPPR and Process Art House welcome Amarillo native <strong>Rodney Branigan</strong> to The Fibonacci for a Living Room Concert on Saturday, August 2!</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Rodney's first appearance at an HPPR event!</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Fibonacci is located at 3306 SW 6th Ave. We'll open the doors at 7:00, and the show will start at 7:30. We'll have the usual great coffee from the good folks at Evocation Coffee Roasters and cookies from Kristy Fuller, who has taken over baking duties from Molly. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 05:00:02 +0000 Mike Fuller 34818 at http://hppr.org HPPR welcomes Rodney Branigan on Saturday, August 2 'New Constellation' is CD of the week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/new-constellation-cd-week-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>It's been almost 17 years since Toad The Wet Sprocket released their last record 'Coil', and it feels like they never left. &nbsp;The new record 'New Constellation' is familiar enough to be instantly recognizable yet different enough to realize that the band has matured gracefully. &nbsp;We will listen to this new music from the Santa Barbara based quartet this week on High Plains Morning, heard Monday through Friday from 9am to noon.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:32:23 +0000 Mike Fuller 34515 at http://hppr.org 'New Constellation' is CD of the week on High Plains Morning Bairos speaks Innovators this week on Amarillo Symphony Presents http://hppr.org/post/bairos-speaks-innovators-week-amarillo-symphony-presents <p></p><p>This week on <a href="http://hppr.org/programs/amarillo-symphony-presents-hppr">Amarillo Symphony Presents</a>, hear the <em>Symphony No. 7</em> of Ludwig van Beethoven and listen to a chat with Amarillo Symphony musical director Jacomo Rafael Bairos as he draws the connection between Beethoven and Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX.</p><p>The performance of Beethoven's 7th is from the symphony's "Innovators" concert in September of 2013, the opening to the symphony's previous concert season.</p><p>Also hear a selection from the <em>Symphony No. 5</em> of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, a performance from November of 2012. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:45:07 +0000 Adam Vos 34476 at http://hppr.org Bairos speaks Innovators this week on Amarillo Symphony Presents hONEyhoUSe show in Amarillo on July 18 is sold out! http://hppr.org/post/honeyhouse-show-amarillo-july-18-sold-out <p>This is another first for HPPR's Living Room Concert series- we have <strong>sold out</strong> this performance on July 18. &nbsp;We are taking stand by reservations, and will accommodate&nbsp; as many people as possible. &nbsp;We thank you for the great response and for your continued support of HPPR and live music!</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:18:17 +0000 Mike Fuller 34411 at http://hppr.org hONEyhoUSe show in Amarillo on July 18 is sold out! Amarillo Symphony returns to HPPR July 6 http://hppr.org/post/amarillo-symphony-returns-hppr-july-6 <p>A brand new season of performances from the Amarillo Symphony premieres on HPPR this Sunday.</p><p>The season begins Sunday, July 6 at noon with a performance of <a href="http://www.pauldooley.net/works/velocityfestivals"><em>Velocity Festivals</em></a> by Paul Dooley, a work commissioned for the opening to the symphony's 2013-14 concert season. Hear commentary from the Amarillo Symphony's 17th musical director <a href="http://www.amarillosymphony.org/conductor">Jacomo Rafael Bairos</a>, who began his debut season with the symphony with this performance. Also hear the <em>Symphony No. 8</em> of Antonín Dvořák.<a href="http://hppr.org/programs/amarillo-symphony-presents-hppr"><strong> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:58:17 +0000 Adam Vos 34047 at http://hppr.org Amarillo Symphony returns to HPPR July 6 Special Programming this Fourth of July http://hppr.org/post/special-programming-fourth-july <p>This Independence Day, tune in to HPPR for a diversion from the standard weekday public radio fare. Enjoy comedy, farce, and good music with <a href="http://www.capsteps.com/radio/"><strong>Capitol Steps' Politics Takes a Holiday</strong></a> 4th of July edition and <a href="http://hppr.org/programs/front-porch-fourth-july"><strong>Front Porch Fourth of July</strong></a> with HPPR's own Cindee Talley and Stephen Johnson. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:53:30 +0000 Adam Vos 33994 at http://hppr.org Special Programming this Fourth of July hONEyhoUSe returns to Amarillo on Friday, July 18 http://hppr.org/post/honeyhouse-returns-amarillo-friday-july-18 <p>HPPR welcome hONEyhoUSe back to Amarillo for a Living Room Concert at the Fibonacci, located at 3306 SW 6th Ave.</p><p>We'll open the doors at 7:00, and the show will start at 7:30. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 03:28:40 +0000 Mike Fuller 33970 at http://hppr.org hONEyhoUSe returns to Amarillo on Friday, July 18 Thank you http://hppr.org/post/thank-you-2 <p>Thanks to the support of many HPPR member-listeners, we were able to raise nearly $25,000 during our Summer Membership Campaign.&nbsp;<br /><br />Membership support is key to bringing public radio to the communities of the High Plains and makes up the largest percentage of HPPR's annual operating budget.&nbsp; Tue, 01 Jul 2014 01:16:05 +0000 Ben Brandow 33924 at http://hppr.org Thank you Help Close the Gap -- $10,740 remains ... http://hppr.org/post/help-close-gap-10740-remains <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We're down to the wire , having met&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">$25,260 of&nbsp;HPPR's June goal of $36,000.</strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">With only one day left in the month to close the gap, please take a moment to <a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/hppr/default/form.pledgemain">pledge your support here&nbsp;now</a>.&nbsp;</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Your gift will help </span>HPPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> keep its on-air fundraising to a minimum, and ensure that all your favorite programs are there for you each time you tune in.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a community licensed public radio station, </span>HPPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; doesn't have any larger institution, such as a university to fall back on for support.&nbsp;</span><br /> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:02:37 +0000 Ben Brandow 33643 at http://hppr.org Help Close the Gap -- $10,740 remains ... New Music from David Gray on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/new-music-david-gray-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>'Mutineers' is David Gray's 10th release in his 21 year career. &nbsp;This one is a slight departure from some of his previous work, in that the arrangements rely less on acoustic instruments. &nbsp;The songs are classic David Gray-insightful, passionate, stunning. &nbsp;We will listen to 'Mutineers' this week on High Plains Morning.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:59:11 +0000 Mike Fuller 33574 at http://hppr.org New Music from David Gray on High Plains Morning HPPR's Silent Drive Underway http://hppr.org/post/hpprs-silent-drive-underway <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Around this time each summer,&nbsp;HPPR begins gearing-up for its summer membership &nbsp;campaign. This summer, while its still important for HPPR raise the funds necessary to maintain its service, we're trying something new.</span></p><p><br />If HPPR can reach its June goal of $36,000 before the end of the month, we'll be able to <strong><em>completely forgo the on-air portion of our traditional summer membership campaign.&nbsp;</em></strong><br /> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:05:04 +0000 Ben Brandow 33312 at http://hppr.org HPPR's Silent Drive Underway Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay return to Garden City for show at HPPR http://hppr.org/post/brennen-leigh-noel-mckay-return-garden-city-show-hppr <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HPPR welcomes singer-songwriters <strong>Brennen Leigh </strong>&amp;<strong> Noel McKay</strong> to our Garden City studios for a Living Room Concert on <strong>Tuesday, June 10</strong>.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We are located at 210 N. 7th St. The doors will open at 7:00, and the show will start at 7:30.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is Brennen and Noel's first show for HPPR and their first appearance in Garden City since performing at the Tumbleweed Festival a couple of years ago.</span> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:03:01 +0000 Mike Fuller 32052 at http://hppr.org Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay return to Garden City for show at HPPR HPPR welcomes Butch Hancock to Amarillo on June 21 http://hppr.org/post/hppr-welcomes-butch-hancock-amarillo-june-21 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HPPR proudly welcomes <strong>Butch Hancock</strong> to Amarillo for a Living Room Concert on <strong>Saturday, June 21</strong>.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This show will be at the Fibonacci, located at 3306 SW 6th Ave. The doors will open at 7:00, and the show will start at 7:30. We'll have the usual great coffee from the folks at Evocation Coffee Roasters and snacks.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">To make a reservation, give us a call at 806-367-9088 or send us an e-mail at music@hppr.org. Don't miss this very special evening!</span> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 02:53:01 +0000 Mike Fuller 32966 at http://hppr.org HPPR welcomes Butch Hancock to Amarillo on June 21 Gregg Allman Tribute is this weeks featured CD on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/gregg-allman-tribute-weeks-featured-cd-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>Recorded live at the Fox Theater in Atlanta last January, this all-star tribute &nbsp;to Gregg Allman features The Allman Brothers Band, Keb&nbsp;Mo, Jackson Browne, Susan Tedeschi, John Hiatt and many others, some performing with Gregg. &nbsp;The package includes 2 CDs and a DVD. &nbsp;We will listen to 'All My Friends' this week on High Plains Morning. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 02:48:52 +0000 Mike Fuller 32916 at http://hppr.org Gregg Allman Tribute is this weeks featured CD on High Plains Morning Amarillo's Randy Palmer in Living Room Concert on June 7 http://hppr.org/post/amarillos-randy-palmer-living-room-concert-june-7 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HPPR is proud to present Amarillo-based singer-songwriter <strong>Randy Palmer</strong> in a Living Room Concert and CD release on <strong>Saturday, June 7</strong>!</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The show will be at the Fibonacci, located at 3306 SW 6th Ave, the home base of Chamber Music Amarillo. The doors will open at 7, and the show will start at 7:30. Randy will be joined by a cast of musician friends who appear on his new CD 'Waterline'. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:11:36 +0000 Mike Fuller 32050 at http://hppr.org Amarillo's Randy Palmer in Living Room Concert on June 7 Adler & Hearne's 'Second Nature' this week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/adler-hearnes-second-nature-week-high-plains-morning <p>Winnsboro, Texas-based Lynn Adler &amp; Lindy Hearne&nbsp;have completed their brand new CD "Second Nature," due to be released on July 4.</p><p>It was recorded in Dripping Springs, Texas with producer Lloyd Maines and a cast of Austin area musicians. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:57:18 +0000 Mike Fuller 32642 at http://hppr.org Adler & Hearne's 'Second Nature' this week on High Plains Morning New Music from Red Molly on High Plains Morning this week http://hppr.org/post/new-music-red-molly-high-plains-morning-week <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Red Molly's brand new release continues their tradition of Bluegrass, Americana and a little something unexpected. &nbsp;Featuring several original songs penned by the band and a couple of interpretations of other writers tunes, they have finally recorded Richard Thompson's 1952 Vincent Black Lightning, a song they have played in concert for years(and the inspiration for their name.)</span>&nbsp; We will listen to the 'The Red Album' this week on High Plains Morning. &nbsp;Look for Red Molly this August at the Tumbleweed Festival in Garden City.</p> Mon, 26 May 2014 15:51:42 +0000 Mike Fuller 32345 at http://hppr.org New Music from Red Molly on High Plains Morning this week Ben & Ellen Harper's 'Childhood Home' this week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/ben-ellen-harpers-childhood-home-week-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>'Childhood Home' is a collaboration between 3 time Grammy winner Ben Harper and his mother Ellen, who placed her music career aspirations on hold years ago in order to raise her 3 children. Recorded in Ben's studio in Los Angeles, this record record is a history of a family written in song by a mother and a son. 10 tracks, 6 written by Ben and 4 by Ellen, we will listen to the entire CD this week on High Plains Morning.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 02:42:09 +0000 Mike Fuller 32049 at http://hppr.org Ben & Ellen Harper's 'Childhood Home' this week on High Plains Morning HPPR presents songwriting workshop with Dana Cooper http://hppr.org/post/hppr-presents-songwriting-workshop-dana-cooper <p>HPPR proudly presents a first for us... a songwriting workshop with singer-songwriter <strong>Dana Cooper</strong>!</p><p>The workshop will take place on <strong>Saturday, May 17</strong> from <strong>10am to 1pm</strong> in our Amarillo facility, located on the NW corner of 6th and Polk. We are in the basement of Amarillo National Bank's Special Assets Center at 104 SW 6th Ave. Fri, 16 May 2014 21:53:10 +0000 Mike Fuller 31064 at http://hppr.org HPPR presents songwriting workshop with Dana Cooper Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt's 'For Keeps' this week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/carrie-elkin-danny-schmidts-keeps-week-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>Two singer-songwriters with successful&nbsp; solo careers meet and decide to go on tour together. &nbsp;That was a couple of years ago, and now Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt have produced their first cd together, 'For Keeps'. &nbsp;It's a collection made up of some of each of their songs and some that were written together. Recorded in Austin, Texas, &nbsp;the new cd features a slew of great musicians/friends. &nbsp;This cd will be released on May 13. &nbsp;Enjoy a preview all this week on High Plains Morning.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 13:41:24 +0000 Mike Fuller 31386 at http://hppr.org Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt's 'For Keeps' this week on High Plains Morning Thank you for your support! http://hppr.org/post/thank-you-your-support-0 <p><em><strong>Thank you</strong></em> to everyone who helped to make HPPR's Spring Membership Campaign a success. With the support of HPPR member-listeners, we were able to raise <em><strong>$96,425</strong></em>&nbsp;and grow to 1,896 active contributors.&nbsp;<br /><br />Throughout the membership campaign we heard from nearly 100 new members, over 300 renewing members, and 214 members giving additional gifts of support.&nbsp;<br /> Thu, 01 May 2014 00:16:35 +0000 Ben Brandow 31192 at http://hppr.org Thank you for your support! John McCutcheon's 22 Days this week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/john-mccutcheons-22-days-week-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>22 Days is John McCutcheon's 36th&nbsp;album in his 40+ year career as a singer-songwriter, author and producer. &nbsp;This new collection of powerful, insightful songs highlight John's crystal-clear voice and inspired playing. He maintains a very busy touring schedule, including a headlining spot at Garden City's Tumbleweed Festival this summer. We will listen to 22 Days this week on High Plains Morning, Monday through Friday from 9am to noon, cst. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 03:31:14 +0000 Mike Fuller 31063 at http://hppr.org John McCutcheon's 22 Days this week on High Plains Morning Expanding public radio in SE Colorado http://hppr.org/post/expanding-public-radio-se-colorado <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HPPR</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has had a presence in SE Colorado dating back to the mid&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1980s and now we plan to expand and strengthen that service to the region.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our objectives and benefits for this project are expansion and enhancement. This project has four primary objectives:</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:15:48 +0000 Adam Vos 29640 at http://hppr.org Expanding public radio in SE Colorado HPPR's Songwriters in the Round series continues on Friday, May 9 http://hppr.org/post/hpprs-songwriters-round-series-continues-friday-may-9 <p>The next installment of HPPR's Songwriters in the Round series will take place on Friday, May 9!</p><p>This show will be at the Fibonacci, located at 3306 SW 6th Ave. The doors will open at 7, and the show will start at 7:30. We'll &nbsp;have the usual great coffee from the good folks at Evocation Coffee Roasters. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:10:48 +0000 Mike Fuller 30727 at http://hppr.org HPPR's Songwriters in the Round series continues on Friday, May 9 Nickel Creek's 'A Dotted Line' this week on High Plains Morning http://hppr.org/post/nickel-creeks-dotted-line-week-high-plains-morning <p></p><p>Sean Watkins was 11 years old when he and his 9 year old sister Sara and Chris Thile, also 9, formed Nickel Creek in 1989. &nbsp;Since that time, they have released 3 CDs and toured non-stop until taking an "indefinite break" in 2007, to focus on solo projects. &nbsp;Now they are back with a brand new release, produced by Eric Valentine. &nbsp;We will listen to 'A Dotted Line' this week on High Plains Morning, Monday through Friday from 9am to noon. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:22:38 +0000 Mike Fuller 30726 at http://hppr.org Nickel Creek's 'A Dotted Line' this week on High Plains Morning HPPR's Spring Membership Campaign Underway http://hppr.org/post/hpprs-spring-membership-campaign-underway <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our Spring Membership Campaign is underway. &nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 19:38:26 +0000 Ben Brandow 30102 at http://hppr.org HPPR's Spring Membership Campaign Underway Dollar for Dollar New Member Match http://hppr.org/post/dollar-dollar-new-member-match <p>Dr. Luther &amp; Ardis Fry of Garden City, KS have issued a dollar for dollar new member match to HPPR&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">listeners.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you've yet to become a member, help </span>HPPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;take full advantage of this challenge, and have your gift doubled by making a <a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/hppr/default/form.pledgemain?__utma=38180346.1796594822.1384529359.1396449987.1396457236.349&amp;__utmb=38180346.15.10.1396457236&amp;__utmc=38180346&amp;__utmx=-&amp;__utmz=38180346.1390864075.215.4.utmcsr=facebook.com|utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=referral|utmcct=/&amp;__utmv=-&amp;__utmk=262715150">pledge here</a>.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New members are key to </span>HPPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;long term&nbsp;stability and growth. They help us to make up for members lost to attrition through relocation and they give us the added strength to take </span>HPPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> service to you and your community to the next level.&nbsp;</span><br /> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:08:44 +0000 Ben Brandow 29250 at http://hppr.org Dollar for Dollar New Member Match 5 minutes to close the gap -- $3,500 remaining http://hppr.org/post/5-minutes-close-gap-3500-remaining <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks to the generous support of </span>HPPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> member-listeners we’ve reached $96,500 of our $100,000 monetary goal and 1,893 of our 2,000 active member goal for our April Membership Campaign.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With only a few hours remaining before the month comes to an end, you can still help HPPR close the gap on its Spring Membership Campaign by clicking the red support button at the top right of the screen.</span><br /> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:08:13 +0000 Ben Brandow 29028 at http://hppr.org 5 minutes to close the gap -- $3,500 remaining