Folk songs and stories from the tugboat For the Steam Syndicate’s live broadcast, a boatful of musicians, authors and poets create songs and stories inspired by old american folk songs.
Built in the 1940′s to carry wartime supplies across the ocean, the tugboat is now on the Willamette River north of Portland OR.
Outside of a business or non-profit framework, the Syndicate’s mission is to create an outlet for artists and ideas that challenges and expands the ways we listen. Or In summary: We don’t sell tote bags, we make radio
THE BALLAD OF JOHN HENRY
Sounds and stories from the deck of the tugboat. Cast, crew, and volunteers are gearing up for another Steam Radio Syndicate broadcast the end of November. The show will tell the story of steel driving man John Henry.
The show will once again stream live from the tugboat Capt’n Bob on KBOO community radio – Portland 90.7 FM • Hood River 91.9 FM •. Corvallis 104.3 FM