Author Archives: Mikala Kennan
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.
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
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
Listen in as host Mikala Kennan takes the reins for an evening of boot scootinâ€™ beats by LBGT country artists!
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, â€œCenter of the Wheelâ€.
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
Host Mikala Kennan takes a rockin’ jingle journey through seasonal sounds as youÂ may never have heard them before. Highlights are unusual arrangements, vocal renditions, and musical collaborationsÂ creatingÂ a gayly holiday spin on traditional favorites.
‘Different Strokesâ€™ is theÂ theme for thisÂ show featuring the classic and contemporary sounds ofÂ the cello. Host Mikala Kennan speaksÂ with Jazz and ClassicalÂ musician, Beth Welch Snellings of San Francisco, who has beenÂ performing cello, teaching stringedÂ instruments, and coordinating music for events in the … Continue reading
Mikala Kennan examines the compelling beauty of music in its most basic formâ€”acoustic. Featuring an in-studio interview with Sonoma County musician Mike Drayton, Fiddle player and vocalist for The Roadoilers, an acoustic string band specializingÂ in traditional old-time dance music.
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.Â Join us for an upbeat journey of good vibrations!