Author Archives: Mikala Kennan

Outbeat Music: Yeah Mon! – May 13, 2012

On Outbeat Music: Yeah Mon!, Host Mikala Kennan welcomes Mista Majah P, internationally known Reggae artist who’s just released his CD ‘Tolerance’ , written specifically to celebrate the LGBT experience and speak out against bullying and homophobia.

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Outbeat Collage: Out In The Arts – April 15, 2012

Host Mikala Kennan talks with Susan Cassian, author of “Conversations with Richard Purcell: The Adventures and Reflections of a Renegade Priest” featuring the story of an out, gay Franciscan priest who ran a homeless shelter in SF’s Mission District for … Continue reading

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Outbeat Music: Tropical Jam – April 8, 2012

Host Mikala Kennan takes us away to the islands with the sweet sounds of steel, calypso, and reggae beats from right here in the Bay Area. Special Guest Artist to be announced! NOTE: Due to a change in the programming … Continue reading

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Outbeat Music: Pure Country! – March 11, 2012

Listen in as host Mikala Kennan takes the reins for an evening of boot scootin’ beats by LBGT country artists!

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Outbeat Music – February 12, 2012

Host Mikala Kennan welcomes local musicians Sun Bell and Jan Emerson for an evening of live performance and chat about the production of their newest CD, “Center of the Wheel”.

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Outbeat Music – January 8, 2012

Host Mikala Kennan explores the lush world of program music written to inspire the imagination. From Barber to Bernstein to Bowie, this hour focuses on music as a descriptive medium written to convey specific ideas, moods or associations. Is there … Continue reading

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Outbeat Music – December 11, 2011

Host Mikala Kennan takes a rockin’ jingle journey through seasonal sounds as you may never have heard them before. Highlights are unusual arrangements, vocal renditions, and musical collaborations creating a gayly holiday spin on traditional favorites.

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Outbeat Music – November 13, 2011

‘Different Strokes’ is the theme for this show featuring the classic and contemporary sounds of the cello. Host Mikala Kennan speaks with Jazz and Classical musician, Beth Welch Snellings of San Francisco, who has been performing cello, teaching stringed instruments, and coordinating music for events in the … Continue reading

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Outbeat Music – October 9, 2011

Mikala Kennan examines the compelling beauty of music in its most basic form—acoustic. Featuring an in-studio interview with Sonoma County musician Mike Drayton, Fiddle player and vocalist for The Roadoilers, an acoustic string band specializing in traditional old-time dance music.

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Outbeat Music: Rhythms and Beats! – September 11, 2011

Outbeat Music host Mikala Kennan takes us on a toe-tapping trek through the musical sounds of drumbeats, downbeats and vocalizations, all featuring the works of LGBT artists and composers. Join us for an upbeat journey of good vibrations!

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