World Music, Live in Concert
It’s like your own personal music festival! Loads of great live performances and you don’t even have to put on sunscreen.
August 16: Razia live in-studio + Top 10 World Music Albums, August edition
Madagascar’s Razia Said and her band will drop by the KAOS performance studio for a live set. And, time permitting, you’ll also hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums.
August 23: The Effects of Slavery
Songs about the stain of slavery — historic and contemporary — from around the world.
August 30: Global Songs of Work & Labor
September 2 is Labor Day in the USA, and we’ll observe the holiday with songs about work and workers from around the globe. Requests welcome: call during the show at 360-867-5267, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe
September 6: It Came From Brazil
Sergio Mendes is in town this weekend, and I had a listener request for more Brazilian music. So today, it’s all Brazil. Forro, samba, hip hop, funk, batucada, and whatever else wanders by. Requests welcome: call during the show at 360-867-5267, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe
September 13: Top 10 World Music Albums, September edition
Hear a song from each of the Top 10 new world music albums. Plus other global sounds, new and old.
September 20: African Legends
Sept. 22 is the birthday on not one, but two African music legends: King Sunny Ade and Oliver Mtukudzi. We’ll celebrate them, and other legendary African music figures this week. Requests welcome: call during the show at 360-867-5267, or leave a note on the STG Facebook page at facebook.com/spintheglobe
September 27: Garifuna Music
Since the Garifuna Collective is in town for a show at Town Hall Seattle, we’ll kick off the party with a spirited celebration of the unique music of the Garifuna culture of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.