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The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 3/27/15

While the medical marijuana amendment failed, it did garner more votes than Rick Scott, which did not escape the attention of the legislature. Brad Weinstock is joining Lew and Steve to sort out several bills being proposed to legalize some form of medical marijuana and the future of the issue.

Later, Eric Draper (left) executive director of the Florida Forever Coalition will update us on how the legislature is planning to misuse funds assigned to conservation by Amendment 1.

Reggae in the Punk Era


Spirit of PUnk this thurs.. Reggae in the Punk Era or 96.5 on your fm dial

Van Morrison "Duets" - and Your Favorite Local Blues Players

Some Peace Of Mind - Van Morrison with Bobby Womack | Sugar Mama - Lauren Mitchell | If I Ever Needed Someone - Van Morrison with Mavis Staples | Dollar To My Name - Selwyn Birchwood | Higher Than The World - Van Morrison with George Benson | Amsterdam Rag - Ben Prestage | Wild Honey - Van Morrison with Joss Stone | Barroom Blues - Steve Arvey | Whatever Happened To PJ Proby - Van Morrison with PJ Proby | Don't Mess Around With Jim - Wendy Rich | Carrying A Torch - Van Morrison with Clare Teal |

Not related to your right foot -- in or out

Heyokah: they’re at the heart of this week’s Have You Heard?

3/25 after 6pm in Jumping Mullet; and 3/27circa 8:55am. happy trails...

Maternally Yours: Homebirth Cesarean

Join the conversation Tuesday, March 24th at 6:00 p.m.

HotRodRock " LOUD, DIRTY, AND FAST ! " 4-6 PM TUES.

Title says it all. HotRodRock is jam packed with the loudest, greasiest , most beats per minute allowed by the FCC.  It's the full package wrapped in a brown paper bag for the discrete listener .  Going from Antiseen to The Quotations, Deertick to Deadbolt .  Like taking a clover leaf at 80, it will be more fun with the radio turned all the way up and a fifth on the floor . Event to pimp this week is Viva Las Vegas going on next weekend.  Worlds largest rockabilly music festival.

Stratosphere Sarasota Wed March 25 9-9:30 am

Join Stratosphere Sarasota Wednesday March 25 at 9 am with guest David Evans President of Sarasota County Brady Chapter to discuss GUN SAFETY.

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, March 23rd, 7-9pm

"There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!"

I'll be posting full setlists from now on, so scroll down...and I'll be posting the week's gig announcements as well, while my show's webpage remains down:

Grateful Dead
Academy of Music
New York, N.Y.

March 23, 1972
SBD > Master Reel > Apogee AD500 > Dat (48k)
All Transfers and Mastering By Charlie Miller

(“Thanks to Rob Eaton for lending me his Dats”)

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 3/20/15

This week Lew and Steve welcome Alex Schelle from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)  to talk about upcoming CIW events as well as progress that organization is making to improve the lives of workers everywhere.

And later, Rhana Bazzini (left), Sarasota's own Granny D, will be in the studio to update us on her latest projects. Her walk to Tallahassee may be finished, but she is not done fighting for campaign finance reform in this country.

Spring Has Sprung and The Grass Has Grung

Even though it may feel like the first day of summer, The Friday Morning Breakfast Bar welcomes in the First Day of Spring.  Even though it doesn't official begin until 6:45PM,  it's perfectly OK for snowbirds to head home a bit early on Friday and give us back our beaches, restaurants and roadways.  As they say in ole Mexico,  AMF (adios my friend)  Miss you!!!   


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