During the afternoon of October 15th, Spider Glenn welcomed Lost Leaders to the WNTI airwaves. They were kind enough to take time out of their busy schedule to join Spider for a quick appearance on The Spider Glenn Radio Program.
The duo is currently touring the country in support of their new self-title album. It is always a pleasure to have groups as talented as Lost Leaders appear live in the WNTI studios. If you missed the interview and performances, you can listen using the media player on this page.
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