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Live music from Julian Piper, Roadside and Kitty and the Lost Boys

4 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 April 2012

Lots of live music from local musicians in a studio full of guests.

Julian Piper, Roadside and Kitty and the Lost Boys join the show today.

We'll hear how a bunch of friends and family are organising a weekend of events to help a teenager who tragically struck down by a stroke and now suffers Locked In Syndrome.

There's the latest recommendations from Paul in Moxham's Movies.

And we'll speak to Exeter's Adam Isaac once again - ahead of his next appearance on BBC TV Show, The Voice, this weekend.

  • Moxham's Movies

    Moxham's Movies

    Grab the popcorn and settle back to hear Paul's review of the latest offerings at the region's cinemas in Moxham's Movies after midday.

    A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert - find out what Paul thinks of "Salmon Fishing In The Yemen".

    Follow Paul on Twitter
  • Julian Piper

    Julian Piper

    Julian lives just outside Exeter and used to present a series on BBC Radio 3 called "Blues On The Bayou", based on Louisiana Blues.

    Mojo Magazine has described his slide guitar work as ‘dazzling'.

    Julian spent more than three decades touring the UK and Europe with his band Junkyard Angels - the first Pub Rock R'n’B band to play in Exeter
    (circa 1976) when they began a residency at The Prospect Inn.

    He'll be chatting about his music and performing live on today's show.

    Julian's website
  • Kitty And The Lost Boys

    Kitty And The Lost Boys

    Kitty and the Lost Boys started life in the basement of an Indian Restaurant.

    The nucleus of the band is Kitty and "Blind Johnny" and up to 19 Lost Boys depending on what is called for; the acoustic band, the electric band or recording projects, the best Lost Boy/s are chosen for the job.

    The band tries to gig in Spain most Summers where they have a lot of fans.

    And one of their biggest claims to fame is that Boy George once sent them a tweet!

    Kitty and some of the Lost Boys will be performing - and maybe telling us what was in that tweet - on today's show.

    Facebook: Kitty And The Lost Boys
  • Pete Tytler

    Pete Tytler

    After Pete left school, he spent three years as a Deck Apprentice in the Merchant Navy on oil tankers and saw a lot of the world.

    He's had odd jobs in France, Germany and Switzerland and is a keen photographer: with exhibitions at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter and Plymouth Arts centre.

    Pete has had two protracted trips to Rishikesh in India to study yoga and meditation and to see the Himalayas.

    He's spend 12 years in London working as a photographer, audio-visual producer, manager of a pop group, sound engineer and film director.

    We'll find out more when he joins us on today's show.

    Pete's website
  • Adam Isaac

    Adam Isaac

    Exeter singer songwriter Adam Isaac is back on The Voice UK on BBC One this weekend.

    Adam is one of Sir Tom Jones's team on the talent show and we'll have a quick chat with him to find out the latest.

    Adam - The Voice UK - Facebook
  • Roadside


    Plymouth band Roadside will be joining us to tell us about their new charity single (released April 16th).

    We'll give it a spin and hear why they are so passionate about raising money for Scope and Derriford Hospital's Intensive Care Unit.

    Roadside - Give It Up (YouTube)
  • Emma Betteridge

    Emma Betteridge

    Howard Wicks was a very normal, fit and active 16 year old boy; studying for his A-Levels, playing football and leaving it until the last minute before getting ready for school.

    But on 31st October 2011, things changed.

    His parents had gone to work, he'd promised he wouldn't be late for school.

    But his family were not expecting what they found when they got home.

    "Howard, unbeknown to us at the time, had suffered a massive stroke," his mum recounts.

    "He had taken his morning shower and had collapsed in his bedroom before even getting dressed and had laid on the floor the whole day struggling for breathe until we found him some 10 hours later!"

    An active group of supporters and friends are organising a "HOPE FOR HOWARD" weekend in Kingsbridge on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th April 2012.

    One of the organisers, Emma Betteridge will be in to tell us more.

  • Howard Wicks

    Howard Wicks

  • Rosie Vanier

    Rosie's appearance (as previousy advertised) has been postponed until a later date.


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