A Patchwork Quilt

Saturdays 5-6:30pm

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

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

A Conspiracy Of Beards

May 16, 2014

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.  

Garrin Benfield and Happy Birthday, Pete!

May 2, 2014

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".

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.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

Jan 16, 2014

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.

Live music from Eve Decker on A Patchwork Quilt

Dec 27, 2013
Irene Young

Bay area singer-songwriter and dharma teacher Eve Decker has a new CD called Simple Truth.  She'll perform some of her new songs this Saturday at 5pm on A Patchwork Quilt.

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