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.

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12:51pm

Sat May 24, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt Saturday 5/24/2014 at 5pm

Bob Dylan's birthday

Cate Blanchette as "Jude Quinn" from the 2007 film "I'm Not There"

It's Bob Dylan's 73rd birthday today.  We'll celebrate.

We'll hear his songs sung in Women's voices, such as Joan Baez, Odetta, Nanci Griffith, and a singer from Bhutan named Lhamo Dukpa.

A Patchwork Quilt can be heard Saturdays at 5pm on 91.7 FM KALW in San Francisco and online at kalw.org.

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1:27pm

Fri May 16, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt Saturday 5/17/2014 at 5pm

A Conspiracy Of Beards

A Conspiracy Of Beards

They're Your Men.  A Conspiracy Of Beards is an all-male choir devoted to singing the songs of Leonard Cohen will fill our studios Saturday at 5pm on A Patchwork Quilt.  

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8:52am

Fri May 2, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt 5/3/2014

Garrin Benfield and Happy Birthday, Pete!

Garrin Benfield

This Saturday at 5pm on A Patchwork Quilt,

Kevin's first guest will be singer/songwriter /guitarist Garrin Benfield.  You can learn more about his music at his website, http://www.garrin.com/.  Then the final hour, we'll celebrate Pete Seeger's birthday.  He would have been 95.  David Dunaway, Pete's biographer, will come in and share a chapter from his radio series about Pete, "How Can I Keep From Singing?" and announce a new website called "Remembering Pete Seeger".

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6:44pm

Thu April 24, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt 4/26/2014

Johnny Harper And Carnival play the music of The Band

Johnny Harper & Carnival

Johnny Harper And Carnival perform music of The Band live in the KALW studio this Saturday afternoon at 5pm here on 91.7 KALW San Francisco.

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10:14am

Thu January 16, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt Sat. 1/18/2014 5pm

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

On this week's A Patchwork Quilt, Kevin Vance will air his award-winning show about Martin Luther King, this Saturday at 5pm.  Listeners will hear a piece of MLK speaking, for a minute or more, then a relevant song to the issue he's speaking to.  The songs come from regular civil rights workers in the streets and the churches, and from popular folk musicians from back in the day, as well as today.

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