Inspired by the COVID-19 “shelter in place” life that has taken carnivals and county fairs out of the picture, host Derk Richardson creates a virtual summer party in music. The second hour shifts into songs inspired by Independence Day and how we might be questioning what it means to be an American in these fraught … Continued

Tonight’s show, recorded by host Derk Richardson at home in Oakland, includes musical ruminations about circumstances with which we are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the sense of isolation and the passing on of friends, relatives, and assorted beloved sentient beings. Music by John Lennon, Donovan, Jesse Winchester, Laurie Anderson, Tom Rozum and Laurie … Continued