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7:49am

Tue May 12, 2015
Arts & Culture

Exclusive live-at-KALW compilation CD from Fog City Blues

As part of the spring membership campaign, Fog City Blues presents its second compilation of Bay Area artists playing original music live on your local public radio station. It's available EXCLUSIVELY as a thank-you gift when you become a member of KALW or renew your membership by calling 1-800-525-9917 or contributing online.

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6:35pm

Wed April 15, 2015
Folk Music & Beyond this Saturday 3 pm

Chris Webster & Nina Gerber Live This Saturday

Chris Webster & Nina Gerber

Listen to "Folk Music & Beyond" this Saturday at 3 pm for live performance by singer Chris Webster and guitarist Nina Gerber.  The soulful vocals of Chris in combination with Nina's exquisite guitar playing give their songs a special resonance and power, from gut-wrenching ballads to gentle ballads.  Chris and Nina have been performing together for the last 25 years and they'll perform a few songs from their new duo recording "Apple Blossom Lane." 

8:04am

Wed March 11, 2015
Arts & Culture

Briget Boyle live on Fog City Blues tonight

Photo by April Renae

Briget Boyle is a singer-songwriter, guitar player based in Oakland. With training in fields as diverse as Balkan folk singing, African drum and dance, Swedish massage, and theatre tech, Briget is an engaging and complex performer who brings a lifetime of discovery and struggle to her music. She joins host Devon Strolovitch live in the studio this Wednesday 3/11 at 9 pm.

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8:32am

Wed March 4, 2015
Arts & Culture

Jeremiah Lockwood live on Fog City Blues tonight

Jeremiah Lockwood is a scholar and a story-teller; a singer, instrumentalist and composer with with an expansive knowledge of musical traditions and techniques that spans from The Carolinas to West Africa to the synagogues of his youth. Son of composer Larry Lockwood and the grandson of the legendary Cantor Jacob Konigsberg, Jeremiah began his musical career playing on the streets and subways of Manhattan performing with Piedmont Blues master Carolina Slim. Jeremiah is also the front man for The Sway Machinery, whose new album, Purity and Danger, has just been released.

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11:48pm

Wed January 14, 2015
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

John Gorka Live This Sat. at 3 pm

John Gorka

"Folk Music & Beyond" welcomes back singer-songwriter John Gorka, returning to the KALW studios after a long absence.  This Saturday at 3 pm, John will perform a few songs from his new recording "Bright Side Of Down", a meditation on aging and mortality and the changing of the seasons.

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