folk

12:28pm

Thu May 29, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Live Music by Trinity Trio this Saturday 3 pm

Eamonn Flynn, Todd Denman, Diana Rowan

The Trinity Trio makes its debut on "Folk Music & Beyond" this Saturday (5/31) at 3 pm.  Diana Rowan on Celtic harp, Todd Denman on uilleann pipes, and Eamonn Flynn on organ.  Their music covers ancient Celtic chants, plaintive Eastern European songs and straight up gospel, with energetic detours via Irish jigs & reels.  Diana describes their sound as "massive, deep, and spiritual."

11:26pm

Tue April 1, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm!

Just Added!  Solas, one of this country's leading Irish-American bands, will be stopping by the KALW studios this Saturday for a live performance.  Led by talented multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan, Solas has been called "exciting" and "brilliant."  Thistle & Shamrock calls Solas "Irish America's most influential band."  Solas will perform songs from its latest CD "Shamrock City," a tale of immigration, tragedy, corruption, and discrimination based on the true-life story of Michael Conway.   

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."   

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