Local & New Releases+ Abigail Henderson & Midwest Music Foundation’s Apocalypse Meow 5+ Les Vilda, Presidential Candidate

Mark plays more Local & New Releases from: Gentleman Savage, Cadillac Flambe’, The Empty Spaces, Deco Auto, White Girl, Tiny Horse, The Brannock Device, The Casket Lottery, Forrest Whitlow, The Tambourine Club, Kelley Hunt, Snuff Jazz, Hello Biplane, Iris DeMent, MarchFourth Marching Band, The Helio Sequence, John Vanderslice and Brian Eno.
At 10:30 Mark talks with Les Vilda, B.E.E.R. Party Presidential Candidate. For over 20 years Les has been the owner of his own Living History business called “Have Donkey Will Travel” where he brings U.S. history alive for school programs, community civic organizations, and festivals. Les has canoed the full length of the Missouri River (2500 miles) and 500 miles of the Mississippi River. He walked 980 miles of the Santa Fe Trail with a pack donkey in 1984, and 1100 miles of the trail with a horse and wagon in 1987. In 1988, Les traveled nearly 300 miles of the Oregon Trail in Wyoming on horseback and, in 1992, traveled 170 miles of the Nebraska City Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail in Nebraska, with a wagon and a donkey-mule team.  For more information visit: havedonkeywilltravel.com. 
At 11:15 Mark talks with Abigail Henderson and organizers from Apocalypse Meow 5, A Benefit for the Midwest Music Foundation’s Musician’s Emergency Health Care Fund,  Friday November 2, 2012, from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Midwestern Musical Co. with music by Dead Voices and Tiny Horse. This First Friday event will also showcase music-inspired posters and artwork by local artists. Apocalypse Meow 5 continues Saturday, November 3, from 5:00 pm to 2:00 am at The Beaumont Club, featuring: School of Rock, Cadillac Flambe, Deco Auto, The Empty Spaces, The Blue Boot Heelers, The Atlantic, and The Architects. Hosted by Michael Byars and Amy Farrand. For more info: midwestmusicfound.org 

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