Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Ed Sweeney
Ed Sweeney honors people and their histories by presenting music that entertains and educates. Through his musical expertise, breadth of knowledge, and wonderful sense of humor, he helps listeners, understand the motivations, stories, and culture that have made us who and what we are today.
Ed’s music reaches a diverse audience. Through NPR or on the hundreds of radio stations and on-line networks around the world. His music is included in documentaries by Ken Burns and Christian De Renzendes, as well as television soundtracks and is currently played in Disneyland, Disneyland Paris & Disneyland Tokyo.
Ed performs a wide-ranging repertoire on 6- and 12-string guitar, 5-string banjo, and fretless banjo in almost any venue imaginable theatres, coffee houses, schools, clubs, festivals, house concerts. His performances and recordings have drawn accolades throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.
A Sunday Drive, which is soon to be released, is Ed’s ninth recording. It takes inspiration from long car rides listening to a eclectic variety of music over the car radio and meeting people as you travel away from home.
What’s guaranteed: With his knack for eclecticism and excavating overlooked songs, what you hear from Ed today will not be the same as what you’ll hear tomorrow.