Eaux Hey: An Eaux Claires Festival podcast from The Current

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Reports from the thick of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, a unique event that isn’t even going to announce its lineup. The Current is the only radio station to broadcast live from the festival, and our staff will be sharing updates on the crazy collaborations and unforgettable moments - including informed commentary, crowd reactions, and interviews with musicians performing at Eaux Claires.

Episode Date
Pussy Riot interview
00:12:10
Nadya Tolokonnikova, one of the founders of Pussy Riot, speaks with Cecilia about political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, that shout-out from Janelle Monae, and what punk should sound like today.
Jul 10, 2018
What just happened?
00:25:32
Jay and Cecilia recap Saturday night's performances and reflect on the Eaux Claires festival as a whole this year.
Jul 10, 2018
Phil Cook on the spirit of Eaux Claires
00:07:34
Phil Cook tells Brian and Jill about how Eaux Claires reflects the spirit of a summer camp.
Jul 10, 2018
Channy Leaneagh interview
00:06:02
Between sets, Channy Leaneagh sat down with Cecilia to talk about reading from Walt Whitman, toggling between background singer and frontperson, and fishing.
Jul 07, 2018
The view from Camp Eaux
00:06:05
As Eaux Claires campers wake up to a beautiful Saturday morning, they tell Jay about their experiences on Friday.
Jul 07, 2018
Fewer people means more room to breathe.
00:02:15
Some folks are saying that this year's lower attendance makes IV a less significant festival. Cecilia begs to differ.
Jul 07, 2018
Aaron Dessner interview
00:08:24
Eaux Claires co-creator Aaron Dessner joined Oake and Riley on the air to talk about the spirit of the fest.
Jul 07, 2018
Coffee IV Eaux Claires
00:05:12
Dogwood Coffee owner Dan Anderson tells Jay about the special blend he whipped up for Eaux Claires attendees and artists.
Jul 07, 2018
Kevin Morby says hi
00:03:11
Kevin Morby stops by to say hi after his joyous afternoon set, and Jay surprises him with some news about what happened in the crowd during his performance.
Jul 07, 2018
From New York to the woods of Wisconsin
00:07:06
Carmel Holt from WFUV stops by to describe what it's like to come from a New York radio station to the woods of Wisconsin for Eaux Claires.
Jul 07, 2018
Hrrrbek?
00:05:57
Mac Wilson tells Brian and Jill what's up with Justin Vernon's masked project that has a name oddly similar to that of a Minnesota baseball great.
Jul 07, 2018
Sharon Van Etten interview
00:07:13
Sharon Van Etten joins Oake & Riley on-air to talk about experiencing her first Eaux Claires, acting on Netflix show 'The OA,' and returning to the stage for her first live set in 15 months.
Jul 07, 2018
A conversation in the car
00:08:12
The Current's Anna Reed tells Jay about her favorite Eaux Claires food and drink, and revisits some of Friday's unforgettable musical experiences.
Jul 07, 2018
Har Mar Superstar jumps in
00:02:35
Har Mar Superstar tells Brian and Jill about why Eaux Claires is special, who he's looking forward to seeing, and where he hopes to find a rave.
Jul 07, 2018
Julien Baker wows Eaux Claires
00:02:08
Jay tells Mac about Julien Baker's early-evening set, with a special guest, at Eaux Claires.
Jul 06, 2018
First Impressions
00:07:42
Just before the opening ceremony, Jay caught up with some Eaux Claires attendees to get their first impressions.
Jul 06, 2018
The line-up is here!
00:04:16
We're on-site at Eaux Claires IV, and we nabbed a copy of the field guide. Here are Jay and Cecilia -- plus a special guest -- to let you in on who's playing the fest.
Jul 06, 2018
Low interview
00:07:10
Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker of Low tell Jay about their late-night set plans, the Duluth-Eau Claire connection, and a festival encounter with Iggy Pop.
Jul 06, 2018
Cheers IV beer
00:03:59
New Belgium and the Brewing Projekt teamed up on a new hazy pale ale called "IV" just for this year's festival. Mac Wilson tells us all about it.
Jul 06, 2018
Opening Ceremony
00:02:43
Eaux Claires IV has begun! Jay tells Mac about the opening ceremony, featuring the Iron Boy Singers.
Jul 06, 2018
Jenn Wasner interview
00:06:34
Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak tells Jay about why Eaux Claires is special, and how the band were officially named cultural ambassadors of the State of Maryland via their connection to the original Wye Oak tree.
Jul 06, 2018
Gordi interview
00:07:16
Australian artist Gordi talks about "musical decathlons," indoor vs. outdoor shows, and her role as an EXC artist-in-residence with Cecilia Johnson.
Jul 06, 2018
Swamp Dogg & Independence Day
00:02:35
Eau Claire's Fourth of July fireworks, scored by Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, gave way to an impressive concert at The Metro with Swamp Dogg and a cast of Minneapolis musicians. Host Cecilia Johnson reports.
Jul 05, 2018
What do we know about the lineup?
00:10:44
Officially, Eaux Claires isn't announcing a lineup this year. Unofficially, organizers and artists have been dropping hints for months. Maia Jacobson's been digging through all the reports and rumors, and she tells us what she's learned.
Jul 03, 2018
What to expect
00:01:31
We don't know what this podcast is going to be because we don't know what the Eaux Claires festival is going to be. But we do know there will be great music, art and surprises. And we'll do our best to bring stories and voices from the festival to you all weekend long.
Jul 02, 2018