Global Drumming & Rhythms
This weekend brings the World Rhythm Festival to the Seattle Center, an amazing free festival of performances and workshops centered around global music and rhythms. STG celebrates with a playlist of some of the most fun, dance-able, and compelling rhythms the planet has to offer.sic releases.
May 5: Cinco de Mayo!
Mexican and Mexican-flavored music to celebrate the curiously American party holiday that grew out of a Mexican military upset of the French in 1862. Your requests welcome: leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.
May 12: Global Songs of Motherhood
May 14 is Mother’s Day, so we’ll celebrate with songs from around the planet about moms. (First one that jumps to mind: Prince Nico Mbarga’s “Sweet Mother.”) Your requests welcome: leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.
May 19: Top 10 World Music Albums, May edition
Hear a track from each of the best 10 new global releases, plus whatever other music I dig up or you request: to make a request, leave a note on the STG Facebook page, or call during the show at 360-867-5267.
May 26: Folklife Festival, STG Style
This weekend brings one of the biggest world-music-friendly festivals of the year to the Pacific Northwest: the annual Northwest Folklife Festival. STG will help kick off the festivities with songs from Folklife artists, along with other artists we’ve enjoyed or would love to see at a music festival.