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The Fatted Calf String Band, Top 5 Jazz Albums, The Ladyquakes!

This week on Artworks, The Fatted Calf String Band, the Top 5 Jazz Albums according to WFIU and the Indiana Daily Student, and the Ladyquakes!

This week on Artworks,

Just how do a group of musicians with rock and punk backgrounds end up playing traditional American music?

Also on the program, we’ll recap April’s Jazz Appreciation month survey from WFIU and the Indiana Daily Student which asked the question, “What gets you jazzed?”

Then George Walker speaks with a Jacobs School alum who’s making her second appearance at the Indianapolis Opera.

And we’ll wrap up with another group of local musicians creating a buzz in the Bloomington music scene, The Ladyquakes!

Stories On This Episode

Fatted Calf String Band Keeps Old Time Alive

The Fatted Calf String Band are a four-piece old time band, who use their histories in punk and rock music to play these tunes, in their words, "hard, fast, and a little ornery" at cafes, bars, and even the odd square dance. WFIU's Josephine McRobbie has more...

Indy Opera’s “Ariadne auf Naxos”

Indiana University graduate Rachele Gilmore stars as the pesky Zerbinetta in the Indianapolis Opera’s production of Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos.

The Ladyquakes! No Limits on the Bloomington Music Scene

Their fans love them. Their live shows are raucous events. Their new album is creating a buzz. And oh yeah... they're all girls. The Ladyquakes!

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