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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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WESU 88.1 FM in Middletown, CT
Listen online at Friday at 2:30 AM

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?
Plan ahead

The week of October 25th
On the 124th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll listen to brand new music from Coco Mbassi (Cameroon), Djessou Mory Kanté (Guinea), Spiro (UK), Trio Mio (Sweden/Denmark) and Cascada de Flores (US), as well as dig into the archives for Jarmo Rompannen (Finland), Patrick Vaillant (France), Mercedes Peón (Spain) and Banda Osiris (Italy).

Coming up the week of November 1
This week, we feature the music of the Denmark-based band Basco, in an excerpt from a concert with the Danish Radio Big Band, and later in the show, a full set they performed at the Třnder Festival in August, 2014. In between, we'll listen to music new and old from Suden Duden (Norway), Spiro (UK), Marta Sebestyén (Hungary), Rudl Trio (Norway), and Dálava (US). Find out more about this speial concert series for the Fall/Winter season.

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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