The Alan Moberg Show
South Vancouver Island
Wed. April 21st, 2010 – Wed. March 30th, 2011 12:00pm - 1:00pm
These days he is wearing more than his cowboy hat. After decades making music from vinyl to downloads, Alan Moberg becomes a radio host. The Alan Moberg Show broadcasts Wednesdays from Salt Spring Island, BC (107.9 fm), and is heard worldwide at www.cfsi-fm.com, noon to one, Pacific Time.
The Alan Moberg Show is a fascinating mix of his many recordings (sixteen albums in total) as well as songs and singers he loves well and who have influenced his music—such as Johnny Cash, Guy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Townes Van Zandt, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison Stuart Hamlin, T Texas Tyler, Paul Robeson, Hank Snow, and yodeling mentors such as Roy Rogers.
Listen to Alan Moberg as he weaves a magical musical radio spell, Wednesdays, with songs and stories to dream by and to delight in. Let Alan know you're listening, and get CDs at www.alanmoberg.com
ALAN MOBERG www.alanmoberg.com
Songs to Dream by, Delight in, of the Coast, of the Country and of the Heart
He is country. He is folk. He is early rock. He is gospel. He is Western Roots. He is known as The Saltwater Cowboy. Inducted into the BC Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008 for his extensive body of original and moving songs, with traditional western themes like bravery, innocence, survival and the cross-cultural friendships we share with First Nations people, his songs celebrate the lives of ordinary men and women, giving them identity & dignity. He has known what it's like to walk the long rocky road of life and ask for a helping hand, from a friend or from a greater power. He is a BC Troubadour as well for his extensive repertoire of songs about the province he so loves. He has the ability to put smiles on people's faces and in their hearts.
Reviews & Tributes
In the top Ten Picks of the Province Playlist July 27, 2010, with his song Sally June
Howard White of Harbour Publishing, says "Moberg does for BC's interior ranchland and coastal rain forest what Ian Tyson does for Alberta cow country…a moving portrayal of the west beyond the west by a virtuoso singer-songwriter."
"His Beautiful British Columbia quickly became the anthem of our Festival." Lionel Conant, Chair, Cottonwood Music Festival, Fort St. James, BC ;
He was honoured at the Williams Lake Stampede for the 40th anniversary of his Williams Lake Stampede song. This classic folksong has promoted BC's cowboy culture round the world, sung and recorded by -Chor Leoni, Calgary Boys' Choir, Maple Leaf Singers, Geo Hamilton IV.
Articles "Mr. British Columbia" www.seniorlivingmag.com/articles/mr-british-columbia
"Salt Water Cowboy" www.gulfislands.net/aqua/22.pdf; www.gulfislands.net/aqua/23.pdf
Discography, Radio, TV, Video
Moberg has made 16 recordings, with his latest, REMEMBER ME released in 2008
Six CDs are available (& sound clips) at www.alanmoberg.com on iTunes-Canada
Host of The Alan Moberg Show, a radio hour each Wednesday at noon, Pacific time,
107.9 fm or livestream at www.cfsi-fm.com
Radio airplay coast to coast in Canada; and in the U.S. Ireland, Australia.
Charted in the Top Ten of Folk/Roots/Blues at university & community radio
The single "Please Remember Me" released to country radio in Canada
Recent appearances include BC Global TV, CFJC, Kamloops and Shaw Cable, Van. Isl.
Christmas Eve show from the McPherson Playhouse, Victoria on a world-wide webcast
Various videos: See links at www.alanmoberg.com/promotion.html
Comox Exhibition & Fall Fair 2011
Western Roots Concert, St. Andrews United Church, Nanaimo 2011
Cariboo Cowboy Festival, 100 Mile House 2011
St. Luke's Anglican Church, Victoria, country gospel
Sooke Folk Club
Country Gospel Music Festival, headline act, Providence Farm, Duncan
Canada Day Festival, Langley; Canada Day Salt Spring Island
Capital Festival's BC Day, Langford stage & St. Ann's Academy Main Stage, Victoria
McPherson Playhouse, Victoria, a Xmas Eve concert, filmed for live world-wide webcast
Williams Lake Stampede honoured and the headline act
Cottonwood Music Festival, Fort St. James, a headline act
Salt Spring Island Folk Club
Kamloops Cowboy Festival
Bookings: Annie Palovcik TK Media firstname.lastname@example.org 250 537 9571
on radio world wide at www.cfsi-fm.com, Salt Spring Island Radio
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250 537 9571