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[NEW TIME] Saturday at 7:00 PM
WAMU's Bluegrass Country
Washington, DC 105.5 FM
Washington, DC HD 88.5 Channel 2
Frederick and Hagerstown, Maryland 93.5 FM
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Thursday at 2:00 AM (archived edition)
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Friday at 1:00 AM (7:00 AM Copenhagen, GMT+2)
Friday at 2:00 PM (8:00 PM Copenhagen, GMT+2)
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Friday at 2:00 AM
WESU 88.1 FM in Middletown, CT
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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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Thursday at 7:00 AM
on WPKN FM Bridgeport, CT on 89.5 FM
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What's Coming Up?
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The week of July 4th, 2015
The 158th edition of RootsWorld Radio begins with Estonian singer Mari Kalkun and her multinational band, Runorun. The program will also feature songs from the Portuguese trio Seiva and the English quartet Spiro. We'll also hear from monks and laymen from the Tibetan enclaves of Dharamsala, India; music from Vijay Ayer composed for filmaker Prashant Bhargava; Belgian-Argentine pop from El Juntacadaveres; the mandolins of Melonoius Quartet doing Frank Zappa; and Ludovico Einaudi's Taranta Project.

The week of June 20th, 2015
On RootsWorld Radio #157, we'll hear some very rootsy gospel music and political songs from Malawi, by the duo Acholi Machon, and the Malawi Mouse Boys. We'll hear some classic Afro Latin music by singer Amara Touré and the 70s roots of Youssou N'Dour with Etoile de Dakar. Bellamou Messaoud will show us why he's known as the father of Algerian 'rai,' and we'll complete the show with the Senegalese/Maliam ensemble Kaira Ben and music from Congolese guitarist Mose Se 'Fan Fan' & Somo Somo.

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