folk en Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm! <p>Just Added! &nbsp;Solas, one of this country's leading Irish-American bands, will be stopping by the KALW studios this Saturday for a live performance. &nbsp;Led by talented multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan, Solas has been called "exciting" and "brilliant." &nbsp;Thistle &amp; Shamrock calls Solas "Irish America's most influential band." &nbsp;Solas will perform songs from its latest CD "Shamrock City," a tale of immigration, tragedy, corruption, and discrimination based on the true-life story of Michael Conway. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:26:21 +0000 JoAnn Mar 41799 at Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm! KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday! <p>On Saturday March 29<sup>th</sup><sup> </sup>&nbsp;3:00 to 8:00 pm,&nbsp; KALW's On-Air Folk Festival presents five hours of continuous live music by some of the Bay Area's finest musical talent.&nbsp; Here's the line-up:</p><p>3:00 pm &nbsp;<strong>Brass Farthing </strong>is an ensemble of stalwart lads that sings songs, raises good cheer, and otherwise makes merry in the company of friends both old and new. Their songs cover many periods and they perform historical, traditional, and contemporary compositions in traditional styles.</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:43:35 +0000 JoAnn Mar 41326 at KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday! Finest Kind Trio Live this Saturday <p>Finest Kind, the a cappella trio from Ottawa, Canada will be our in-studio guests this Saturday 3 pm on "Folk Music &amp; Beyond."&nbsp; They are among Canada's leading singers in the "Anglo-Celtic" tradition. &nbsp;Their harmony vocals have been called "soaring and glorious" by fellow Canadian musician David Francey. They've been together since 1991 and their repertoire spans British Isles, Celtic, American roots, Canadian, Hank Williams, Carter Family, Rudyard Kipling, old time, bluegrass, and everything in between. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:28:28 +0000 JoAnn Mar 38921 at Finest Kind Trio Live this Saturday Phil Ochs Tribute this Sat. 3 pm <p>Folk/gospel singers Kim &amp; Reggie Harris will stop by the KALW studios this Sat. (Nov. 16th) at 3 pm on "Folk Music &amp; Beyond" with Sonny Ochs, &nbsp;sister of the late topical songwriter Phil Ochs. &nbsp;They're in town to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Phil Ochs Song Night." &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:27:24 +0000 JoAnn Mar 35808 at Phil Ochs Tribute this Sat. 3 pm Mandolin Heaven! Sat. at 3 pm! <p>The sound of mandolins will take over the airwaves on &quot;Folk Music &amp; Beyond!&quot; Join us this Saturday at 3 p.m. for live performances in the KALW studios by:</p><p>* The Bills from western Canada, led by mandolinist and founder Marc Atkinson</p><p>* Mandolin maestro Radim Zenkl from the Czech Republic</p><p>* Noctambule with Marla Fibish on mandolin and Bruce Victor on guitar from the Bay Area</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:44:35 +0000 JoAnn Mar 33633 at Mandolin Heaven! Sat. at 3 pm!