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The Spider in the Fiddle
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When and Where to Listen
(all times are Eastern US)

Saturday at 8:00 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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Wednesday at 5:00 PM
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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 2:30 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
Listen online at taintradio

Sunday at 6:00 AM (archived edition)
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Monday at 7:00 PM (archived edition)
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Also listen to Cliff's (non-RootsWorld) live broadcast.
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 December 20th
The 131st edition of RootsWorld Radio will swing through the season with winter songs from Bahamas, England, New York City, Palestine, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Brazil, Nicaragua, Brazil and Canada. Artists include Joseph Spence, Incredible String Band, Super Hi-Fi, TriBeCaStan, Frode Alnaes/Arild Andersen/Stian Carstensen, Katia Kardenal, SANS, Robin Williamson, Rim Banna & Skruk, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, The Swedish Sax Septet, Mikael & Mia Marin, Anima, Sondesu, and Oliver Schroer.

RootsWorld Radio is available via PRX Public Radio Exchange via WAMU in Washington, DC, our host station. If you know of a radio station in your area who should be broadcasting our weekly program of global folk, roots, jazz and more, please send them this link and encourage them to contact me or WAMU.
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