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Wall of Power

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Paul Metsa’s Wall of Power will bring together music, entertainment, and cool people from all walks of life.

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Wall of Power Radio Hour – February 20, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews filmmaker and social activist Gay Dillingham who was in Minneapolis showcasing her film Dying to Know: Timothy Leary and Ram Dass. The film traces the last days of LSD guru Timothy Leary as he reunites with his former colleague Ram Dass (formerly Richard Alpert.) They met at Harvard in the early 1960’s…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – February 13, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews blues singer Renee Austin. Ms. Austin, grew up in Texas singing in church. Years later, she moved to Minneapolis and became a part of the Twin Cities music scene. She was signed to Blind Pig records and played at clubs and festivals around the U.S. In 2005 she lost her voice and…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – January 30, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews one of the Twin Cities first call drummers. Bobby Vandell talks about his childhood in St. Cloud, MN, his first gigs, his love of hockey, and his career that has seen him with Mambo’s Combo for years at Bunkers Bar, playing with Bonnie Raitt and Chuck Berry, to playing Wembley Stadium with…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – January 23, 2016

Paul Metsa chats with lifer musician Andy Lindquist. Originally from Grand Forks, North Dakota, Andy started playing guitar as a kid and eventually found himself in the Twin Cities and old enough to be playing the barroom rock and roll circuit in the Upper Midwest. He had a couple of Major Label Development deals that…

Wall of Power – 01.16.16

Paul Metsa interviews Josh Horwitz, the Executive Director of Stop Handgun Violence, the Washington D.C. based organization working to implement sensible gun laws in the United States. They chat about a variety of issues surrounding gun laws including mental health, access to firearms, and public safety issues. The week before the interview Josh was invited…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – January 9, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews Peter Frampton’s touring keyboardist and guitar player (and a former member of the Paul Metsa Group)Rob Arthur who was in town visiting friends and relatives. Rob lives in Los Angeles when he is not on the road with Peter Frampton. Paul and Rob chatted about Rob’s musical background, growing up in Anoka,…

Wall of Power – January 2, 2016

Paul Metsa interviews legendary sound man and rock and roll philosopher Monty Lee Wilkes. Monty got his interest in sound when his father Howie Wilkes (who band Milkbone is heard on the show) took him to a Grateful Dead concert in the early ’70’s. From there, he started working mixing sound and doing roadie work…

Wall of Power Radio Hour – December 12, 2015

I recorded the most fascinating interview yesterday with Ms. Beverly Oliver, known as the “Babushka Lady” in JFK Conspiracy circles. She worked as a singer in the early 60’s at the Colony Club in Dallas a few doors down from Jack Ruby’s Carousel Club as a singer (that she sang a few bars of Sunny…

Wall Of Power Radio Hour – December 5, 2015

This show is our Pete Seeger Tribute. It aired on May 3, 2014 which would have been Pete’s 95th birthday. Our guests include legendary Twin Cities folksinger Charlie Maguire who chats about Seeger’s influence on him, as well as performing with him. Charlie and Paul then play If I Had A Hammer live in the…

Wall of Power – 11.28.15

We are in Guitar Heaven this week with Tim Sparks, a man I consider to be the greatest acoustic steel string guitarist in the world. Sparky joined us for the whole hour helping to promote the upcoming reunion of Rio Nido at the Dakota Jazz Club on Friday, December 11th (two shows at 7 and…