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Last Featured on this show April 17, 2016

Monica Dupont
Blues singer/ guitar player/ songwriter, Monica Dupont started recording in 1961 at age 13. Her exceptional, original songs showcase her powerful, unique vocal style & the production is brilliant. Monica has had an extraordinary career. Her Blues years alone, found her leading bands including Johnny Heartsman, Luther Tucker, Mel Brown, Troyce Key, J.J. Malone, Tom McFarland, Johnny Nitro, California Slim and many others. She opened for Jimmy Witherspoon and Bill Graham given her a lifetime free pass to the Fillmore Auditorium.
She got to meet and become friends with Howlin’ Wolf and his band, Buddy Guy, A.C. Reed, Albert King, James Cotton, Booker T & the MGs, Paul Butterfield band, and J.B Hutto. She used to stay at Carlos Santana’s house, when he had just started The Santana Blues Band and jammed with him. Her best friend dated Elvin Bishop and she spent many evenings as the third wheel, taking taxis between the Fillmore and The Avalon Ballroom with them. She even went to Hollywood as guest of the Electric Flag when they recorded “A Long Time Comin”. Bugsy Maugh, called her, "Sunshine", Mike Bloomfield "Brigitte Bardot Jr." and best of all, Eric Clapton "The Big German".
She married Bard Dupont in 1971 (bass player of The Great Society) and she continued to record and started her performing career with him at famous San Francisco club, “The Coffee Gallery”. The 1983 San Francisco Blues Festival, featuring Blues royalty, Willie Dixon, Albert King, Irma & Rufus Thomas and Monica. Monica moved to Hollywood and went on to be a seasoned Television writer and show host. She wrote screenplays, sitcoms, a miniseries about Ann Boleyn, 2 Milo King mysteries, a novel, “Tomorrow is Christmas Eve” a book of Art+Beat poetry, “Don’t Let That Whiskey Drink Your Dog” and then “Windows”, which sold exclusively at prestigious places like, The L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art and San Francisco’s City Lights book store. She can also be seen as “the blond”, doing small walk-on parts in about a dozen major motion pictures, like Naked Gun, Tequila Sunrise, Wired, Sunset Beat etc. She inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as Great Blues Musician and appointed Ambassador to Northern California.

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(PST) Artist Name
9:00 Under The Tongue ALBUM: Make a Wish
9:46 Monica Dupont The Man From New Orleans
9:49 Monica Dupont When I'm Gone
9:57 A Blue Flame 21st Century Blues
10:01 AirCrash Detectives Magnets
10:05 Forge The Rubicon Hey Girl
10:14 John Reed The Cart
10:17 The Nigel Purcell Trio Fall out of your dreams
10:20 The Pieces of Mind Night Time Is The Right Time
10:29 Riff Reign Flashback
10:34 Riff Reign Special Lady
10:38 roger bockus ensemble
10:42 Sonny Hunter You Want Attention
10:45 T Dawn Crash Down
10:51 Icicle This Better Be True
10:55 roger bockus soldat parti a la guerre
10:58 3 Rivers Plumb Line
11:02 The Brake Brothers Band Weight of our soul
11:08 From The Balcony Strugglin' Blues
11:12 Lexi Scherr Mausoleum
11:18 Luna Highway Love Game
11:23 Sasser This Scene
11:26 Swamp Music Players Monterrey Crime of Passion
11:30 Carrigan Chantz I'm Still Here
11:37 Des Mondo Spiral Arm
11:40 the smashed idols make your toes curl
11:43 Starkett Levee Gun Control Out of Control
11:47 A Tune at a Time Battleaxe
11:52 AFTERLIFE Astral flight
11:57 Bad Seasons Sinner
12:01 BAMIL Haunted By Circles
12:06 Baznguitar We'll be together
12:10 The Boulton Brothers Band Here I Stand
12:16 Carlos Wilde My Way Home
12:19 Color Out Winter Chill
12:23 Daggerplay Glitter Rodeo
12:26 Dawn Gazers how am I
12:30 Disappearer Hunted
12:34 eric james band am i still alive
12:38 Eric Val If You Only Knew
12:42 EVERLIT Break Away
12:45 Folkwood I Tell You
12:47 From The Balcony Insane
12:51 Paul Christopher Only Time
12:54 Karma Dealers I am A Dolphin
12:59 The Marbles Jackson Now Will Ever Be The Same
1:02 The Muggs Fat City
1:06 Nick O'Demian Gonna Go Down
1:10 Jupiter In Velvet The World Didn't Start With U
1:14 Paul Christopher Lying Low
1:18 Phillip Foxley On The Fly! (Instrumental)
1:22 Piuma Universoul
1:28 Prince Charman Exit Rat Race
1:34 Red Hot Roosters Better Man(Pop's Song)
1:39 Sasser On My Way
1:43 Paul Christopher Will The Comet Collide
1:46 Shadow of Comfort Hope Is On the Move
1:50 Sian Hoskin Slide Down A Moonbeam
1:54 Wicked Saints Set You Free