Good weather … improved shuttle service from remote lots – and more elbow room … Floyd Fest made a strong comeback this year according to its co-founder. FloydFest sold fewer tickets and improved the shuttle service after some problems in 2013. WFIR’s Gene Marrano was there:
WFIR’s Gene Marrano spoke backstage at FloydFest with the four members of Tauk, a New York City-based instrumental group. Here’s an extended conversation with AC Carter (keyboards), Charlie Dolan (bass), Matt Jalbert (guitar) and Isaac Teel (drums), plus the cut “Friction” from their new album Collisions.
He’s been on the job for about three weeks now … the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra’s new executive director is David Crane. The Botetourt County native studied music at Virginia Commonwealth University … he was hired away from the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, where he was the General Manager. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has more:
Click below to hear an extended conversation with David Crane: