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Wednesday at 2:30 AM
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Wednesday at noon
WNHH-LP 103.5 FM Listen online at The New Haven Independent

Wednesday at 5:00 PM
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Thursday at 11:00 AM (17:00 Copenhagen)
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Thursday at 2:00 AM (archived edition)
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Saturday at 8:00 AM (2:00 PM local time, 1 PM GMT)
Mérida, Spain
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Saturday at 8:00 AM
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Sunday at 6:00 AM (archived edition)
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Monday at 7:00 PM (archived edition)
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Thursdays at 7:00 AM
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What's Coming Up?
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The week of February 1, 2016
On the 180th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll begin with the new Czech-Moravian sound of the trio called Ponk, our Music of the Month CD for February. We'll also get a listen to the latest from Tuvan/Mongolian singer Sainkho Namchylak, working with two members of the Saharan band Tinariwen and producer Ian Brennan. We'll also feature songs from the latest release from Finland's longest running folk-pop band, Värttinä. Other artists on the program will include Urna Chahar-Tugchi (Mongolia), Western Saharan singer and political activist Aziza Brahim, Galician percussionist Jabier Diaz, Venezuelan-born Canadian jazz singer Eliana Cuevas, Neopolitan jazzman Daniele Sepe, Ethiopian pianist and band leader Mulatu Astatke, The Eva Quartet & Hector Zazou (Bulgaria/France), and the Danish trio Nørron.

The week of January 25th, 2016
On the 179th edition of RootsWorld radio we'll follow some southern routes through Italy, with Calabrian singer, musician and activist Massimo Ferrante and the Sicilian-Arabic crossroads of Milagro Acustico. We'll also hear some songs from the new Finnish band, Sanna Kurki-Suoni's Kuolematon Erikoissysteemi (Immortal Special Systems). We'll listen to Cape Verdean singer Lura, joined by Malagasy accordionist Regis Gizavo. Other artists will include Sekou Bembaya Diabate, Michael Messer's Mitra, Marja Nutt and the trio of Summers, Silvola and Kvam.

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