Matt Malick

Host of "The Great Divide"

Sundays, 6 - 8 pm

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The Great Divide rattles through the backroads of folk, bluegrass, and acoustified music. You'll hear classics that firmly root this music in the rich, black soil of the American landscape and the cutting edge that branches to new realities of acoustic music. The show features music from just about everywhere along with our own home-grown sound from Colorado. The main focus of the show is to share this music with you and be a part of your acoustic family on Sunday evenings.
What bands could we expect to hear on your show?
I try to emphasize new and emerging artists as I become aware of them. These are a few artists that you'll hear on the The Great Divide:
Anne & Pete Sibley, Balsam Range, Brother Mule, Darrell Scott, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Crooked Still, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Grant Gordy, Guy Clark, Norman Blake, Allison Krauss, Andy Leftwich, Bad Livers, Bela Fleck, Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, Blue Highway, Blueridge, Bryan Sutton, Cadillac Sky, Chris Thile, David Grisman, Dirk Powell, Dolly Parton, Drew Emmitt, Flatt & Scruggs, Hot Rize, The Infamous Stringdusters,  Sarah Jarosz, Diana Jones, Jerry Douglas, Jim Mills, John Hartford, John Reischman & The Jaybirds, The Kruger Brothers, Claire Lynch, Matt Flinner, Mountain Heart, Nickel Creek, Tony Rice, Old and in the Way, Old Crow Medicine Show, Reeltime Travelers, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush, The Del McCoury Band, Spring Creek, Sweet Sunny South, The Country Gentlemen, The Johnson Mountain Boys, The Seldom Scene, Tyler Grant, Tim O'Brien, Uncle Earle, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Mike Marshall, Tony Furtado, Tony Trischka, New Grass Revival, The Wilder's, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Biscuit Burners, Danny Barnes, Ralph Stanley
What bands will we NEVER hear on your show?
Never say never, but I try to keep the show close to the folk/bluegrass area of my brain.
If you could see any band, anywhere, who would you see and where?
If I could go back in time to see the Beatles at the Cavern Club ca. 1961…that would be cool.  Since I was just a glimmer in my daddy’s eye and to keep some semblance of reality…the Del McCoury band anytime, anyplace…preferably a campfire jam with me. 
How long have you been a DJ?
11 years
What do you do when you’re not at KBUT?
 I play in local and regional bluegrass bands, attend music festivals, enjoy our beautiful one-of-a-kind valley and community, and spend as much time with my family as possible. 
Belleville, Illinois…very close to an amazing music scene in St. Louis. 
Proudest moment?
Becoming a DJ at KBUT Community Radio…is that the right answer?
Random thought?
I have to reign those in at any given moment during the day…don’t encourage me. 

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Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner
Nov 30 @ 5:00PM
The Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League would like to invite everyone to join them for their 3rd Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls…
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Seats Open on Mountain Roots Board of Directors
Dec 01 @ 12:00AM
Mountain Roots has three seats opening on the Board of Directors, two for Gunnison residents and one for a Crested Butte resident.…
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Munchkin's Music and Dance
Dec 01 @ 9:00AM
It's time to jingle some bells and get in the holiday spirit with these fun music and movement classes for young children!…
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Spirits & Ceramics
Dec 01 @ 6:00PM
Montanya Distillers and The Art Studio of the Center for The Arts have teamed up to bring the community two nights of Holiday…
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Nduru Sustainable Development
Dec 01 @ 7:00PM
Nduru is a small village in the Western Province of Kenya and home to the New Creations Children's Home.  I will be…
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Tween Scene
Dec 02 @ 3:45PM
The Old Rock Library’s “Tween Scene” presents a LEGO challenge, taking us back in time to the days when coal and…
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Ugly Sweater Party
Dec 02 @ 8:00PM
Bring your ugliest sweaters to Timbers, Wednesday Dec 2nd to support Western's Psychology Club! Prizes include gift…
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New Exhibit Open House
Dec 03 @ 5:00PM
Join us for an Open House at the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum the evening of December 3rd!  Revisit your favorite…
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Canvases & Cocktail at The Red Room
Dec 03 @ 6:00PM
The Red Room and The Art Studio have teamed up this off-season to bring you another exciting series of Canvases and Cocktails.…
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Aerial Conditioning
Dec 04 @ 8:30AM
Climbing, pulling, flipping upside-down, and holding yourself in challenging positions in the air, you will build amazing overall…
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