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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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Wednesday at 5:00 PM
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Thursday at 2:00 AM (archived edition)
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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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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 August 1, 2015
The 162nd edition of RootsWorld Radio begins with new music from Greece by Xáos, the collaborative effort of Greek painter and musician Ahetas, Dubulah - aka Nick Page, a Brit musician and electronics manipulator best known for his work with Transglobal Underground and Natacha Atlas, and Greek bass player Giorgos Kalaitzoglou. We'll hear from Summers, Silvola, Kvam - a trio playing music from Scotland, Finland and Norway; and Puglian trance rockers Kalàscima. Jensen, Bugge and Hoirup play some traditional tunes from Denmark and Vishten plays some original music from the folk traditions of the Canadian Maritimes. The multi-national improvisation ensemble SANS offers a piece from a live recording in Belgium, then Brit songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson and Toronto quintet The Henrys wrap things up.

The week of July 25th, 2015
We open up the 161st edition of RootsWorld Radio with the final recordings from the legendary Amadou Balakè from Burkina Faso. We will also listen to tracks from three artists who are redefining the sound of southern Italy's taranta traditions - Ludovico Einaudi, Antonio Castrignanò and Kalàscima. We'll listen to the Finnish ensemble Kardemimmit and hear from our Music of the Month artists, The Henrys.

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