Music Trails with Mark Lafond

Music Trails with Mark Lafond

This podcast is about independent music artists, their music, stories, lessons learned as well as about the people behind the scenes that make the independent music scene possible.

Recent Episodes

Episode 20 Season Two Walnut Valley Festival Finale

Jan. 13, 2023

In our last episode of the season we will hear from present and past artists that have loved performing at Winfield. These are guests that were unable to be interviewed but had an interest in participating in this project. O…

Episode 19 Tommy Emmanuel Interview

Sept. 26, 2022

In this episode of Music Trails we meet Tommy Emmanuel, maybe the best guitarist on the planet, certainly your host’s favorite. Tommy will share part of his music trail which started as a youth in Australia, playing and tour…

Episode 18 Beppe Gambetta Interview

Sept. 20, 2022

Meet Beppe Gambetta Italian born guitarist, singer-songwriter, author, and researcher. Beppe introduces us to his unique music, how a young man in Genoa Italy develops a love for American roots music specifically flat pickin…

Episode 17 Still On The Hill Interview

Sept. 12, 2022

Meet Kelly and Donna Mulhollan that make up the story telling-singer-songwriter folk duo Still On The Hill. Kelly and Donna as ambassadors of the Ozarks have a calling to help protect the environment and preserve the unique …

Episode 16 Seth Bate Interview

Sept. 10, 2022

Music Trails listeners our guest is Seth Bate author of the newly released Augus,t 2022 book Winfield’s Walnut Valley Festival. The book explains how the festival was launched in 1972 when a guitar maker, farmer, and busines…

Guest: Seth Bate

Episode 15 Bing Futch Interview

Sept. 5, 2022

Meet Bing Futch a nationally solo touring artist. Bing is a multi-instrumentalist that utilizes an Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer, flute, ukulele, and sound looper in a unique way that celebrates traditional, and modern music…

Guest: Bing Futch

Recent Blog Posts

Damn Tall Buildings Reaches Kickstarter Goal!

Damn Tall Buildings Reaches Kickstarter Goal!