Past, Present, Future, Live!

A weekly show that tells the story of an artist’s musical journey in four parts—every episode closes with a live, original performance.

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  • Episode 8: Allman Betts Band

    On this episode, RJ talks with Devon Allman and Duane Betts of the Allman Betts Band about family history, musical chemistry, and their new record “Bless Your Heart” which comes out on August 28th.  After meeting as teenagers on the Allman Brothers Band anniversary tour in 1989, Devon and Duane went on to separately play in a…

  • Episode 7: Alexandra Savior

    This week, RJ speaks with singer-songwriter Alexandra Savior about her new album “The Archer,” growing up in Portland, songwriting as therapy, and what’s next for her music while tour plans remain on hold.  Alexandra discusses her path from a 17 year old posting a cover song on Youtube to an 18 year old signed to Columbia Records and moving to LA…

  • Episode 6: Dani Markham

    On this episode, RJ speaks with percussionist Dani Markham. A born beatmaker, Dani has channeled her lifelong passion for rhythm into musical stylings from across the world. In 2014 Dani toured with the indie pop sensation Tune-Yards, forging a unique musical bond with their leader Merrill Garbus. In 2016 Dani joined Childish Gambino, the Grammy-winning stage name of superstar Donald Glover, to…

  • Episode 5: Ted Leo

    This week’s guest is Ted Leo, an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman and lead guitarist of rock group Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, and in 2013, he and Aimee Mann formed the indie rock duo The Both. In this episode, he talks to host RJ Bee about the music that influenced…

  • Episode 4: Maggie Rose

    This week, host RJ Bee speaks with songwriter and musician Maggie Rose. Over a decade in Nashville, Maggie has amassed a growing fanbase with her powerful voice on stage, in the studio, and with her songwriting that challenges the sexist politics of country radio. For her 2018 album “Change the Whole Thing,” Maggie took control…

  • Episode 3: Marco Benevento

    This week, host RJ Bee speaks with virtuoso keyboardist Marco Benevento about the life experiences and musical inspirations behind his unique blend of indie pop, jazz, hard rock, and improvisation. We’ll hear about the start of Marco’s lifelong relationship with drummer Joe Russo, how moving to the Hudson Valley transformed Marco’s life and music, and the new crew…

  • Episode 2: Rhett Miller

    In this episode, host RJ Bee talks to Rhett about the reality of life as a musician, from his upbringing in Dallas to forming the Old 97s during the heyday of grunge, and how the meaning of success has changed over the years. Rhett tells RJ about balancing the band and his solo career, his…

  • Episode 1: Eric Krasno

    In episode 1, we welcome Grammy-winning musician and producer Eric Krasno.For nearly two decades, Eric Krasno has been an omnipresent figure in popular music. We’ve heard his virtuosic, innovative guitar playing with Soulive and Lettuce, seen him onstage supporting the likes of the Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and The Roots, watched him…

  • Trailer

    A preview of a new show that that tells the story of an artist’s musical journey in four parts. Past, Present, Future, Live! is a conversation between artist and audience—intimate stories about early inspirations, the creative process and what they’ve learned along the way. From their first music lesson to the first paid gig, we discover the…