A Patchwork Quilt

Saturdays 5-6:30pm
hosted by Kevin Vance
Kevin Vance

Music from Celtic & American traditions, plus talks with singers & songwriters.

Hear the latest broadcast via our Local Music Player page.  And see playlists here.




Fri April 17, 2015
Saturday April 18, 2015

A Patchwork Quilt

the Bay Area Storytelling Festival next weekend in Orinda

This Saturday at 5pm, we'll talk about the Bay Area Storytelling Festival happening next weekend in Orinda, we'll celebrate Record Store day by playing lots of folk vinyl, and Happy Earthquake Day!


Sat March 28, 2015
A Patchwork Quilt Saturday 5pm March 28, 2015

A Patchwork Quilt: John Renbourn 1944-2015

John Renbourn with that smile of his
Credit found on plasticosydecibelios.com

...among other things, Kevin will remember the great English guitarist John Renbourn.  He was a founding member of the great folk group of the 1960s & '70s Pentangle, a lover and interpreter of English folk music, Renaissance and Medieval , and American Be-Bop Jazz will scores of album titles to his name.

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Tue March 3, 2015
A Patchwork Quilt Saturday March 7 at 5pm

Pierre Bensusan

from pierrebensusan.com

The Great French-Algerian guitarist Pierre Bensusan will be Kevin's live music guest this Saturday at Five here on KALW

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Sat November 22, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt 11/22/2014 at 5pm

Songs about Rain

okay, it doesn't snow in the bay area...still...

Songs about Rain, inspired by this morning's downpour.  Clouds have since parted but we'll sing back the precipitation 5pm today on 91.7 KALW in San Francisco, on the inter-webs on kalw.org.  Kevin Vance is your host.

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Sat September 20, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt September 20, 2014

Scottish Music after the vote

A set of Scottish music this Saturday afternoon at 5 in celebration of Scotland's brave attempt at home rule.  We'll hear from Dougie MacLean, Dick Gaughan, and the Battlefield Band.  Warning: you may hear bagpipes.