Erica Blinn is a guest on The Marinade with Jason Earle.
Shema Shine shakes her way into The Marinade! Shema is a guitarist, songwriter, and singer based in Central Florida. Her soulful playing and singing have been honed from countless hours of dedication to her craft. You can find all things Shema Shine and her band the Shakers on Facebook and Instagram, and get down on some of their music on Soundcloud.
"Sweet Darlin'" by Shine and the Shakers is presented in this episode with express permission from the artist.
C.H. Hooks sinks into the blackwater of The Marinade! Hooks wrote my favorite book of 2019 thus far. The novel is called Alligator Zoo Park Magic. Hooks spins a mystical, hilarious, and heartbreaking story set in small-town, rural Florida. Check out this conversation then pick up a copy of the book.
The music in this episode is from Kyle Keller. You can find his tunes at kylekellermusic.bandcamp.com.
C.H. Hooks's Alligator Zoo Park Magic is available wherever you buy books and at chhooks.com.
Jon Snodgrass crash lands in The Marinade. Jon is a singer and songwriter who has an impressive solo catalog to his credit, as well as extensive work with the bands Drag the River, Scorpios, and Armchair Martian. In addition to being a wonderful songwriter, Jon is a sweetheart and a hilarious guy. We talk about everything from Husker Du to baseball and all points in between on this one.
Abby Owens splashes down in The Marinade! Abby is a singer and songwriter who melds soul, rock, blues, and country into something uniquely her own. We caught up just after her set at Suwannee Spring Reunion on the grounds of Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park back in March of this year.
Abby was gracious and thoughtful and I am so honored to release this conversation to the world. Follow Abby on social media and find her records wherever you consume music.
Also, check out the Spotify playlist that accompanies this episode.
Graham Sharp dances into The Marinade. Graham is one of the principal songwriters in the Grammy award-winning band Steep Canyon Rangers. We caught up during Suwannee Spring Reunion at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and immediately went deep on the songwriting process.
The song used in this episode is "Let Me Out of This Town" from the band's album Out in the Open.
Joe Kwon glides into The Marinade. Cellist for The Avett Brothers, food enthusiast, photographer, blogger, and incredibly thoughtful and down-to-earth individual. Joe is a creative hero. We caught up at Gasparilla Music Festival 2019 and talked about all of the aforementioned plus so much more.
"No Hard Feelings" by The Avett Brothers is used with permission from The Avett Brothers.
Jason catches up with several artists while serving as emcee of the Rockin' Robinson festival in Orlando's Milk District. Cat Ridgeway stops by to talk about hearing music in colors, writing melodies, and the power of a good nap. Plus, Beartoe pops in ahead of his set to discuss the next Beartoe record, the greatness of Sam Cooke, and more. This is Part II of a special Rockin' Robinson series.