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11:43pm

Sat March 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday!

FullSet

On Saturday March 29th  3:00 to 8:00 pm,  KALW's On-Air Folk Festival presents five hours of continuous live music by some of the Bay Area's finest musical talent.  Here's the line-up:

3:00 pm  Brass Farthing is an ensemble of stalwart lads that sings songs, raises good cheer, and otherwise makes merry in the company of friends both old and new. Their songs cover many periods and they perform historical, traditional, and contemporary compositions in traditional styles.

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8:28pm

Mon January 27, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Finest Kind Trio Live this Saturday

Finest Kind

Finest Kind, the a cappella trio from Ottawa, Canada will be our in-studio guests this Saturday 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond."  They are among Canada's leading singers in the "Anglo-Celtic" tradition.  Their harmony vocals have been called "soaring and glorious" by fellow Canadian musician David Francey. They've been together since 1991 and their repertoire spans British Isles, Celtic, American roots, Canadian, Hank Williams, Carter Family, Rudyard Kipling, old time, bluegrass, and everything in between.  

3:27pm

Tue November 12, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Phil Ochs Tribute this Sat. 3 pm

Kim & Reggie Harris

Folk/gospel singers Kim & Reggie Harris will stop by the KALW studios this Sat. (Nov. 16th) at 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond" with Sonny Ochs,  sister of the late topical songwriter Phil Ochs.  They're in town to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Phil Ochs Song Night."   

12:44pm

Thu September 26, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Mandolin Heaven! Sat. at 3 pm!

Radim Zenkl

The sound of mandolins will take over the airwaves on "Folk Music & Beyond!" Join us this Saturday at 3 p.m. for live performances in the KALW studios by:

* The Bills from western Canada, led by mandolinist and founder Marc Atkinson

* Mandolin maestro Radim Zenkl from the Czech Republic

* Noctambule with Marla Fibish on mandolin and Bruce Victor on guitar from the Bay Area

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2:48pm

Sat June 15, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 6/15 3 pm

Americana!

Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle

"Folk Music & Beyond" offers new and recent releases in Americana by Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Greg Brown, Patty Griffin, Bruce Molsky and others.  Also featured are old-time fiddlers Rayna Gellert and April Verch.  Broadcast 6/15/13; available on KALW's Local Music Player until 6/22/13.

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