Recorded May 9th and fresh off of their 27th Annual Dylanfest, held May 7th at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Andy & Renee discuss the show, the torrential downpour that bifurcated the show, and the hilarity that ensued. 😊 We hear "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall", from Andy & Renee's CD release, "It Takes A Lot to Laugh" and "Leopardskin Pillbox Hat" from Bellylove, the band played on as the rain poured down while the crowd held a giant blue tarp over the band's head so they could continue to play on. Andy & Renee continue to discuss Dylanfest 27 and some of the special moments that occurred during the show including a "Peace Army" of Guitars during "Blowing In The Wind". The podcast ends with a recording of "To Ramona" from "Dylanfest LIVE". Get info on Andy & Renee & Hard Rain, their CDs and performances at www.andyandrenee.com. Hard Rain is Andy Hill, Renee Safier, Kirk Makin, Marty Rifkin, Dave Batti, Edo Tancredi, John Hoke, Jeff Delissanti, Joseph Caccavo, Davey Allen, John Rosenberg
Andy Hill & Renee Safier start off their podcast, "Talkin' Dylan" with "Hurricane", recorded at their 2016 Dylanfest, followed by a discussion of his experience with the song led by Andy. He leads into "Forever Young" from their CD, "Midnight Tea", a collaboration with Poet Brian Michael Tracy and Bruce Springsteen sideman, Marty Rifkin. Renee chimes in, speaking about how the song "Forever Young" is a blueprint to leading a rich and fulfilling life. The duo ends the podcast with information about their upcoming 27th Annual Dylanfest, an 8-hour concert held at The Torrance Cultural Arts Center Sunday, May 7th from 12-8pm. The concert features Andy & Renee & their band, Hard Rain and 55 other area musicians playing songs written by the Nobel Laureate winning Dylan. Get tickets and info for this amazing day of music and community at www.andyandrenee.com.