July 3: Global Music from the USA
We’ll get kinda patriotic on this Fourth of July weekend with global music from right here in the US of A. From homegrown musical wanderers to transplants from other nations, lots of folks are making great global sounds you can enjoy without traveling to an exotic locale.
July 10: Music of Poland
The Seattle Polish Festival takes place 11 July at the Seattle Center, so we’ll warm things up with a wide variety of sounds from Poland, from folk to Afrobeat.
July 17: Tony Allen Birthday Bash
Visionary Nigerian drummer Tony Allen has had an amazing career, from his days with Fela Kuti to his current collaborations with all kinds of artists, from British rappers to Brazilian singer Flavia Coelho. We’ll hear a range of his work today, so you can be informed when you attend his birthday party on 20 July.
July 24: Top 10 World Music CDs, July edition
Tune in for a countdown of the best new global albums, with a song from each. Plus other new and favorite sounds. Your requests welcome! Call during the show 360-867-5267 or leave a note on the STG Facebook page.
July 31: Let’s Latin!
Poncho Sanchez, Novalima, and Jorge Drexler are all performing in the area in the next week, so let’s spend this show digging into their music and other Latin sounds, from classics to what’s going on now across the southern part of our hemisphere.
August 7: ???
Show theme TBA. Have a theme idea? Get in touch!