The Hear and Now

Penelope Houston performs live on the Hear and Now – October 18, 2012

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Penelope Houston, best known to many as the lead singer of the seminal San Francisco punk band Avengers, puts forth the folk-rock singer-songwriter side of her musical personality in a live set with  Tom Heyman and Bill Shupp on guitars and vocals. Several songs will no doubt come from her new album On Market Street, and Penelope will talk about the multiple facets of her career with host Derk Richardson.


Tift Merritt (w/ Andrew Bird)Drifted ApartTraveling AloneYep Roc
Penelope HoustonMeet Me in FranceOn Market StreetDevoted Ruins
Penelope Houston Trio w/ Tom Heyman (pedal steel, acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals) and Bill Shupp (acoustic guitar, vocals)Six songs and interviewLive in the KPFA studion.a.
Beth OrtonState of GraceSugaring SeasonAnti-
Tin HatGrapefruitThe Rain Is a Handsome Animal: 17 Songs From the Poetry of E.E. CummingsNew Amsterdam
Stephen KentRe-memberingLiving LabyrinthsFamily Tree
Wayne HorvitzLove, Love, LoveAmerican BandstandSonglines
Elina Duni QuartetCelo MezaniMatane Malit: Beyond the MountainECM
Jenny ScheinmanAwful SadCrossing the FieldKoch
Dirty ThreeRising BelowToward the Low SunDrag City
Richard HawleyBeforeStanding at the Sky's EdgeMute
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