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Friday at 2:30 AM
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Saturday at 8:00 AM (2:00 PM local time, 1 PM GMT)
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Saturday at 8:00 AM
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Thursday at 7:00 AM
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What's Coming Up?
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The week of February 28th, 2015
On the 141st edition of RootsWorld Radio, I'll be featuring new music from the long-dormant Calabrian band Re Niliu, who back in the 1980s was one of the leaders of the 'new routes music' movement in Italy. We'll also feature new music by banjoist and composer Paul Elwood and his Invisible Ensemble. Other artists on this week's show include Last Forever (US), Lhasa de Sela (Canada), Imaginary Homeland (US), Mahsa Vahdat (Iran), Luigi Cinque & The Tarantula Hypertext Orchestra (Italy), and two works from Hector Zazou's "Songs from the Cold Seas."


The week of February 21st, 2015
On RootsWorld Radio #140, I'll be introducing you to new works from two of my favorite artists. Fiddler and accordionist Mats Edén steps out as composer on his newest recording, "Apple Blossom." We'll hear three works - for solo viola d'amore, a duet for guitar and accordion, and a solo for electric cello. I'll finish off the program with the world radio premiere of "Sikoses," a dark carnival story from the Cypriot trio Monsieur Doumani. The track is from their upcoming album of the same name.
And along the way we'll also hear from the Irish/Scots/English quartet Kan. There will be a little bit of the blues from steppes of Tuva (Sainkho), the swamps of Louisiana (Slim Harpo) and the flood plains of Mali (Boubacar Traoré). Equatorial Guinea is represented by the duo Hijas del Sol; Portuguese singer Amalia Muge will joined by the Gaiteiros de Lisboa to present a 16th century tale of love and betrayal; and we'll hear from the Cape Verdean/Galician singers of Batuko Tabanka.


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