Artrepreneur Radio spotlights and celebrates artist of all kinds, making their way in the world of Art and Business.
Host: Alex Gossett Shifflet
Ian Ridenhour is an award-winning fifteen-year-old drummer/keyboardist, singer/composer. Since joining the African drumming group Djoliba Jr. at age four, Ian has expanded his musical accomplishments to include rock, funk, jazz, classical, and choral music. A multiple award-winning performer, Ian played in a number of bands on the Bismarck music scene, including Blind Mice, Hex Radio, and Tigirlily, and he regularly performs as a solo artist and bandleader. Ian was nominated in three categories at the 2015 North Dakota Music Awards–Best Percussionist, Best Keyboardist, and Best Garage Band (which he won!) He has recently relocated to the Asheville, NC area, where he has already wowed audiences at venues like the White Horse and Tressa’s Downtown Jazz and Blues, both as a headliner and as an opener for such acts as David LaMotte, BJ Leiderman, and The Accidentals. His album Quietly Making Noise dropped in 2014. He is currently in the studio working on his second album, to be released in September.
Dr. Jamieson Ridenhour
Jamieson Ridenhour is novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. He is the author of Barking Mad (Typecast, 2011), a comedy werewolf murder-mystery; In Darkest London (Scarecrow, 2013), an academic study of Gothic London, and Grave Lullaby (2012), a national finalist for the David Cohen playwriting award; as well as editor of the Valancourt edition of Sheridan LeFanu’s Carmilla. His award-winning short horror films Cornerboys and The House of the Yaga are featured on GeekNation.com. His fiction and poetry has appeared in Strange Horizons, Architrave, Across the Margins, TheNewerYork, Mirror Dance and others, and has been podcast at Pseudopod, Cast of Wonders, and Radio Unbound. Find him online at www.jamiesonridenhour.com.
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