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Safe & Sound: Keep 'Em Laughing

Safe & Sound is a celebration of Vermont Music
Anna Ste. Marie
This week on "Safe & Sound," it's more music from Vermont, and an interview with comedy club owners about how their venue is adapting to the pandemic and bringing comedy to the web.

Safe & Sound is a weekly program on VPR celebrating Vermont artists and performers. In this episode, guest host Matthew Smith takes over the music playlist and talks to the owners of Vermont Comedy Club about how venues, whether they feature music or comedy, are handling indefinite closures and experimenting with the web during the ongoing pandemic.


Ruby, "Muted Greens"

Pro, "Dadbonics"

The Western Terrestrials, "Ethan Alien (featuring Ketch Secor)"

A conversation with Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick, co-owners of Burlington's Vermont Comedy Club. We heard about the club's podcast network, including Natalie's podcast, Settlers, with music by Brett Hughes, and Nathan's podcast, Duct Tape & Paper Clips, with 80s MacGyver music by Mark Daly.

Ben Patton and Michelle Sudarsono, "If They'd Had Flappers (Back In Shakespeare's Day)"

Cameron Clark, "Martha and Her Tin Solider" 

A2VT, "Nalia"

Neko Case, "Hell On"

Pons, "Subliminal Messages"

The Nektones, "Send Me (featuring Louis Mackey)"

Michael Roberts/Wooden Dinosaur, "Sensation"

Bow Thayer, "It's Time To Wake Up"

Safe & Sound on VPR has support from Patrick's World's Finest Granola.

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