The Morning Mix

Fridays, 9 to 10 AM

This music and entertainment show always features local and national musicians performing live in studio, a run-down of weekend events, and timely interviews with event producers, community event organizers and a diverse mix of athletes, taste-makers, performers, recreationalists, and locals of notoriety. 
The Morning Mix is co-hosted each week by its own 'locals of notoriety', John "JW" Wells and Christie Dilloway.

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The Morning Mix - March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Authentic traveling blues folk singer Tom Bennett performs in studio with fiddle accompanist Rooster. Tony Oros explains his journey from on-air talent and musician to booking agent and promoter in Park City and throughout the Mountain West. Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and surf-rock instrumentalists The Ventures talk about the band's 60-year legacy,  why they're big in Japan, and their shows this weekend at Egyptian Theatre.

The Morning Mix - March 2, 2108

Mar 2, 2018

Today on The Morning Mix, JW and Christie broadcast live from McPolin Elementary.  The First guest is Hannah Rackman, Music teacher and choir director.  The second guest is school Principal Bob Edminson. Then, they visit with Kathy Anderson, Early Childhood Program Specialist at the Park City School District.  Musical guests were student choir members from McPolin Elementary.

On The Morning Mix, musical guest Tim Daniels is in studio, as well as Marlis Tasker and Caleb Wall from The Timpanogos Belvederes Improv Troupe, who are part of a last-Saturday-of-the-month Improv show at Timpanogos Valley Theatre. Also Andy  Frasco visited about his bands after hour’s concert at Snowbasin on Saturday.

Today's guests include local spirits distiller Rob Sergent of Alpine Distillery, whose Traveler's Rest American Single Malt Whiskey received "double gold" and a "50 Best Whiskey" recognition last week. Local musical guests Telluride Meltdown perform in studio, and early rock 'n' roll musical and cultural icon Chubby Checker joins us before his shows at Egyptian Theater this weekend. (During Rob Sergent's interview you might hear Telluride Meltdown jamming with Chubby Checker in the greenroom.)

             

The Morning Mix - February 09, 2018

Feb 9, 2018

John and Christie first welcome actor, author and entertainer John O'Hurley who is performing Saturday night at DeJoria Center. Next, local author, speaker, and life coach Terry Sidford talks about her book re-signing event at Dolly's Bookstore. Finally, Dallas Wayde, a young Salt Lake City-based hip-hop and pop singer, performs in studio. 

The Morning Mix - February 2, 2018

Feb 2, 2018

Christie and JW speak this morning with Jeff and Lisa Ward, owners of the Silver Star Cafe, about their role in the live music scene in Park City, and also with Tiger Shaw, president and CEO of U.S. Ski & Snowboard, about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Peyongchang, South Korea.  Today’s musical guest is Mel Sol, who regularly performs at The Cabin's Monday night open mic sessions.

The Morning Mix - January 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Today's Morning Mix is jam-packed with music, musicians, and music programmers. Jordan Matthew Young,2016 winner of the Utah Music Awards Best Album and Best Rock Band is in studio with Cory from the Green River Blues Band. Anders Osborne talks about playing two solo acoustic shows at The State Room. Jarom Rowland, senior manager of the film music program at Sundance Film Festival, will be announcing the ASCAP Music Cafe schedule. In addition to these interviews we update you on all the music and events happening in and around town this weekend. 

    

Today we welcome local singer-songwriter Cameron Mercer, who will be performing throughout the program. Our first guest is Lanny Derby, a member of Park City Curling Club, who will coach us on how to watch curling during the Olympics. Next up is Carl Roepke, a veteran of the US Luge Team who announces bobsled, luge and skeleton competitions at Utah Olympic Park. He'll explain what to expect in Korea, how to watch the sliding sports, and provide highlights on selected sports and athletes.

The Morning Mix December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

Today on the Morning Mix Christie and John talk about how to wrap up 2017. How to leave behind what doesn’t bring fulfillment, leave behind pain, frustration and explore creativity, adventure and possibility in 2018. Musical guests Elizabeth Hareza and Aaron English just back from a 50-date tour through Europe are in studio. Kyra Wong, posture therapist, stops by to talk about better health practices. Mike Wong PCCAPS advisor and lead engineer of the kinetic sculpture soon be installed at the PC MARC talks about the progress of the project.

John and Jude's musical guests today were the Synderville Electric Band featuring George Dymalski, Hal O'Dell and Dan Lynch.  Kurt Bestor popped in to talk about his Christmas shows at the Egyptian Theater this weekend and Melisa Fields editor of Park City Magazine was in studio to talk about the magazines latest publication. 

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