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Far-West Announces Radio Stranger's Official Showcase 

Chosen out of hundreds of the best folk and americana performers in the United States, Radio Stranger was awarded one of the twelve performance slots at Far-West 2017.

Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) is proud to announce this year’s selection of performers in the juried Official Showcase concerts at its annual music conference in Bellevue, WA, October 5-8. 

Twelve acts were chosen by a two tiered judging process from a large pool of applicants. 

This year’s artists are: Larry Murante (WA); The Singer and The Songwriter (CA); Honey Don't (CO); The Talbott Brothers (OR); The Wardens (Alberta, Canada); Nathaniel Talbot (WA); Dennis Warner (MN); Follow The Fox (CO); West My Friend (British Columbia, Canada); Cary Morin (CO); Reggie Garrett (WA); Radio Stranger (OR)

More information about the artists and the performance schedule will be posted at: as it becomes available.

Indie On Air Radio Interview with Woody Moran 

I just came across this Indie On Air radio interview from 2010, shortly after relocating from Southern California to Portland, Oregon. I actually sound like I might have a clue. LOL (it takes a few minutes of music broadcast before my interview starts up) Click on the image to hear the interview.

Exclusive Live Performance Audio Download 


Download a sizzling live performance radio broadcast from Alberta Street Pub in Portland, OR. The band was hot with a guest performance by Tim Davis on spanish guitar for "Havana Afternoon", the live sound was fantastic and the mix by Michael Henchman kicks butt. The show was recorded for later broadcast on KMUZ-FM 88.5 in Salem.

Songs: 1. Gringos In Paradise 2. Cowboy in Babylon 3. Light it Up 4. California Grey 5. Havana Afternoon 6. Chasing Midnight

Band: Woody Moran (vocals, acoustic guitar), Jean-Pierre Garau (kybs), Anders Bergstrom (drums), Jamin Swenson (bass), Tim Davis (spanish guitar), Kelly Brightwell (vocals).

Get The Live Show Here.

Radio Stranger Opens for David Wilcox 

What a thrill it was performing an opening set for David Wilcox's sold out show at his only Portland appearance in 2017. Plus, we got a chance to hang out with David after the show, talk about acoustic guitar pickups and preamps, songwriting, and share some pie & coffee. He had some wonderful words of encouragement for Radio Stranger. Thank you, David.

"Really good songs. You two have such great harmonies, and you have the ability to really lock in rhythmically with each other. You got pocket."

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