Celtic

1:38pm

Fri March 6, 2015
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

A Celtic Appalachian Celebration this Saturday at 3 pm

Athena Tergis

Live Irish music to this Saturday 3 pm PST with fiddler Athena Tergis on "Folk Music & Beyond." Athena will perform a few tunes and talk about her band The Green Fields of America and its latest project "A Celtic Appalachian Celebration," which will be having its west coast premiere Thursday March 19th at the Freight in Berkeley.

6:10pm

Wed January 28, 2015
Folk Music & Beyond this Sat. 3 pm

Thistle Host Fiona Ritchie on KALW!

Fiona Ritchie & Doug Orr

Thistle & Shamrock host Fiona Ritchie was our special guest on "Folk Music & Beyond".  Fiona and Doug Orr have co-authored the new book "Wayfaring Strangers:  The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to the Appalachias."  They traced the journey of Scots-Irish immigrants to the southern Appalachias and talked about the similarities between American old-time and traditional ballads and songs from Scotland, Ireland, and England.  The duo Little Windows (Julee Glaub & Mark Weems) performed musical excerpts during our conversation with Fiona and Doug.  If you missed the show, you

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6:05pm

Thu December 18, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Winter Solstice Celebration this Sat. 3 pm

Ensemble Galilei

"Folk Music & Beyond" presents "A Winter's Night: Music and Poetry for the Solstice" this Saturday at 3 pm.  This special holiday event was recorded last year in Berkeley.  Former NPR host Neal Conan reads poems, stories, and prose by Jack London, Mary Oliver, Jim Harrison, May Sarton, Julia Child, and Ogden Nash.  He's accompanied by members of the Celtic folk band Ensemble Galilei.

1:17am

Thu June 19, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond this Sat. 3 pm

Celtic Guitarist Tony McManus Goes Classical

Tony McManus

Tony McManus, the amazingly talented fingerstyle guitarist from Scotland returns to the KALW studios this Saturday 3 pm after a 9 year absence!  Not only is Tony a master of the Celtic guitar, he has explored other musical genres—jazz, Jewish, and now classical.  Tony will perform selections from his new CD "Mysterious Boundaries" and will tell us why he made the leap to classical music.

6:32pm

Thu June 5, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond this Sat. 3 pm

S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday

The Rowan Brothers

5 stages of live music.  44 singing and instrument workshops.  36 dance classes.  All part of the San Francisco Free Folk Festival June 21st & 22nd.  "Folk Music & Beyond" will preview festival highlights this Saturday 3 pm and feature live performance by two of the headliners--The Rowan Brothers and Celtic singer Amelia Hogan.

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