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8:59am

Wed October 1, 2014
Arts & Culture

Shung Ng's Funky Thumb Stuff on Fog City Blues

Shun Ng was born in Chicago, raised in Singapore, and is now based out of Boston. He is a gifted guitarist, singer, and songwriter known for his unique style of playing that fuses elements of Funk, Blues and Jazz. Shun brings his one-man-band for a live in-studio performance.  Fog City Blues with Devon Strolovitch ~ Wednesday, 10/1 at 9 pm.

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.

12:08am

Thu March 20, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Double Live Bill this Saturday 3 pm: Nina Gerber & Ya Elah

Nina Gerber

Ya Elah, the women's vocal ensemble, returns to KALW with a new line-up of singers and musicians.   Their spiritual songs combine the rhythms and melodies of Balkan and Middle Eastern music with sacred and liturgical texts.  Our other guests include two great acoustic guitarists--Steve Baughman and Nina Gerber (who has accompanied the late Kate Wolf, as well as Dave Alvin, Nanci Griffith, and Peter Rowan).

10:27pm

Wed July 17, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 7/20 3 pm

Shasta String Celebration Comes To KALW this Sat. 3 pm

Tashina & Tristan Claridge with Simon Chrisman

"Folk Music & Beyond" welcomes members of the Shasta String Celebration, an all-star line-up of string wizards who will be coming to the Bay Area this weekend. National fiddle champs Tristan and Tashina Claridge will be leading the pack and they'll be our guests, along with a few of their other fiddling friends. Should be an interesting and eclectic program this Saturday 7/20 3 pm. Hope you can join us!

8:46pm

Sat February 18, 2012
Folk Music & Beyond

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill Live on Folk Music & Beyond

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill

The great Irish fiddler Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill return to Folk Music & Beyond for a live performance this Saturday February 25th at 3 pm.  Hayes ranks among the most innovative and distinguished fiddlers playing traditional music today.