David Crosby, The Dead, politics and music, Goose live in Q1 Osiris slate

 

Osiris Media is proud to announce a new slate of shows and events that bring music fans unique podcasts and experiences. More info is below.

Freak Flag Flying, which premiered January 6, 2020, features legendary musician David Crosby in conversation with his friend, author Steve Silberman. This five-episode series covers David’s musical relationships with peers like CSNY, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia and Steely Dan. It also explores his current period of prolific music creation, which includes collaborations with his son, James Raymond, who he recently connected with for the first time, and Michael League of Snarky Puppy. You can listen to the first two episodes here.

36 from the Vault, premiering January 15, 2020, is the definitive exploration of The Grateful Dead’s celebrated live show releases. Hosted by author and podcaster Steven Hyden and music journalist Rob Mitchum, this new series will look at the musical and historical context for each of the Dead’s live releases. Check out the trailer here.

Still Chasing, with all seven episodes releasing January 15, 2020, is a limited-series podcast that chronicles comedian Mike Finoia’s (Impractical Jokers / Amigos Podcast) journey following Phish for 25 years. Mike and co-host Michael Shields look back at a lifetime of adventure, experience, and gratitude for this singular band that has given their fans unlimited moments to chase. Includes never before heard interviews with Ken Kesey, Tom Marshall and other members of the live music community. Listen to the trailer here.

An Evening with Osiris: Goose, will be held on January 23, 2020, in Brooklyn, as part of the Brooklyn Podcast festival. The night before two sold out shows in Brooklyn, Goose’s Rick Mitarotonda and Peter Anspach will join Osiris’s Tom Marshall and RJ Bee for a unique evening of music and conversation. Rick and Peter will discuss their lyrics, Phish lyrics, play some acoustic songs, and talk with Tom about the art of songwriting. Peter and Rick will also talk about their 2020 plans, their meteoric rise on the live music scene, and more. Tickets available here.

Politics of Truth, premiering February 6, 2020, is a hybrid music/politics show hosted by Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers. Launching to recap the Iowa Caucuses, Bob will talk with a guest from music or politics about the issues, the stakes, and the relationship between music and politics. Initial guests include Mickey Hart, The Washington Post’s Robert Costa, and Margaret Talev of Axios. Check our site for updates.

Let Creativity Flow, a three-episode series that will all be released on February 10, 2020, is the story of how technology is affecting the evolution of music collaboration. Sponsored by Splice, the series features interviews with members of The Disco Biscuits, Andy Weissman of Union Square Ventures, journalist Cherie Hu and more. Check our site for updates.

Festival Circuit, premiering in late March, will be a podcast about festivals, with each season focusing on a different amazing music festival. Season 1 will be devoted to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Since its launch 50 years ago, Jazz Fest is still is one of the most influential and enduring music festivals in the world. Through interviews with artists, residents, cultural icons and more, we will pay tribute to the music, the people, the culture and the history created by this festival. Check our site for updates.

“We’re incredibly proud of our growth and expansion, and these new shows represent where Osiris is headed,” said RJ Bee, CEO of Osiris. “We will continue to produce events and shows that help deepen the connection between artists and fans—while we expand into more genres and look more broadly at music stories that need to be told.”

About Osiris
Osiris is transforming the way music fans connect with the music they love. We produce podcasts and events that feature high-profile artists like David Crosby, Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers and Jon Barber of The Disco Biscuits. Osiris works with brands like Ben & Jerry’s and nugs.net to create customized sponsorships that help the brands reach more customers. Osiris podcasts generated more than two million downloads in 2019. More info about our events and podcasts can be found at our website, and information about our crowdfunding equity campaign can be found at StartEngine.

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