Category Archives: Silver City Acoustic

Silver City Acoustic is a live music-and-interview program featuring music and conversation with local and touring musicians in and around Silver City, New Mexico – with an up-to-the-minute music calendar for the weekend.

Host Greg Renfro has been a singer/songwriter for over four decades, and he’s been on the music scene in Silver City for over 12 years. Comfortable with the live stage, this is his first experience in live radio, and he’s honored to play this important role in his community.

Silver City Acoustic airs every Thursday shortly after 6pm following the Community Calendar and Workers Independent News until 8pm. And Greg would be delighted to hear from you. Just drop him a line at sca@gmcr.org.

Silver City Acoustic / Grand Union / Raven / Gideon / Burrow

Guest-hosted by local performing songwriter, Azaima Anderson, who writes: The first performers were a diversely-talented group of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists called Grand Union, a “collective” of musicians from Las Cruces who generously back up each other on songs each has … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines / Scott VanLinge

Terri Hendrix is an award-winning Texas songwriter who spins sorrow into joy and wrings wisdom from the blues with the poetic grace and uplifting melodic flair that has long been her trademark. A classically trained vocalist and deft multi-instrumentalist (guitar, mandolin and … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / “Mobetta Loretta” Chacon and band

Winner of multiple folk music awards, “Mobetta Loretta” Chacon is great-niece of Juan Chacon, the leader of the famous mine strike who later played himself in “Salt of the Earth,” the only blacklisted movie in America. This Thursday, Loretta’s coming out from southern … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Greg Renfro and Gurnie Dobbs

Gurnie Dobbs lives in Gila, New Mexico, and has been singing and writing music since his years in Paris, and maybe before. His humor is frequent, surprising in its wit, and matched by transformational sensibilities that pop up when you … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Dustin Hamman & Douglas Francisco

Dustin Hamman, recently here from Portland, may be a little-known musician in town, but not for long, as he’ll soon kick off a national tour for the months of March and April.  The tour will promote the music he wrote … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Phil and Mary Brown and The Latchkey Kids

This week’s guests will be, in the first hour, Phil and Mary Brown, formerly of “The Oversouls,” and in the second hour the “Latchkey Kids.” Long-time musical heroes in Silver City, Phil and Mary Brown anchored the popular Oversouls until … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Dr. Iya Kahn & Tom “Houndog” Romancik

Dr. Iya Kahn is widely known around town for energizing audiences, singing and playing clean, jazzy/bluesy guitar riffs over his pre-recorded – his own original – tracks of classic rock and blues favorites. This Thursday evening, though, Iya unplugs from … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Dane Dexter & Edie Steede

Tonight on “Silver City Acoustic,” host Greg Renfro will have as his first guest: probably our most elder working musician in Silver City, Dane Dexter, who’ll share his musical life with us, including his 14 years in the 40s and 50s touring … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Silver City String Beans & Anna Egge

Welcome to Silver City Acoustic hosted by Greg Renfro. Greg’s guests this week will be bluegrass insurgents Silver City String Beans & prodigal daughter Anna Egge. Silver City Acoustic features music and conversation with local and touring musicians and an … Continue reading

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Silver City Acoustic / Bayou Seco & Thomas Radcliffe

Welcome to the maiden voyage of Silver City Acoustic hosted by Greg Renfro. Greg’s guests this week will be well loved locals Bayou Seco and finger style maven Thomas Radcliffe. Silver City Acoustic features music and conversation with local and … Continue reading

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