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MONTE RIO– Live Performance: Wonderland Radio Hour, Rio Nido

July 29, 2018 @ 4:00 am5:00 am


Prairie Home Companion meets Amateur Radio Hour in a series of live radio shows to be recorded at the historic Rio Theater in beautiful downtown Monte Rio. This series of community-produced, community-inspired recorded programs will then be broadcast on KRCB Radio.   Each hour will showcase local musicians, artists, writers and characters from various areas of the Lower Russian River Area, from Forestville to Jenner-by-the-Sea. This episode will feature Rio Nido.

The community is invited to attend the taping of this second in our series with a focus on the hamlet of Rio Nido, CA, including an oral history of 98-year old lifetime resident, Clare Harris, an overview of Russian immigration along the River by local historian and newspaper columnist Gaye LeBaron, performance of traditional folk songs by the Slavyanka Russian Chorus, the mystery behind the origins of the Rio Nido winking moon and stories of the early days of the Big Band and Rock and Roll scene that brought to the bandstand the likes of Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, and the Grateful Dead.

Free and open to the public, parking available across the street from the theater

 July 29, 2018 

11:00-12:00 Noon (Doors Open 10:30am/Show begins at 11:00 am)

The Rio Theater

20396 Bohemian Highway

Monte Rio CA 95462

 Radio Broadcast on KRCB Radio 91 on Sunday, August 13th at 4pm

For more information, go to wonderlandradiohour.com or contact Rhian Miller, Producer,

415 706-1992, rhianmiller@wonderlandradio.com

 This program is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Project Grant. 



July 29, 2018
4:00 am – 5:00 am


The Rio Theater
20396 Bohemian Highway
Monte Rio, CA 95462 United States
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