World Music

A variety of world grooves lay the foundation from North, to the East, & then South as I prepare you to enter the world of AfroBeat – with an exclusive interview with Martin from Brooklyn's own AfroBeat ensemble; Antibalas – before the group's visit to Mpls.

Contemporaries El Niño de Almaden and Pepe Marchena, whose voices are nothing alike, trade "licks" with mirabrás, nanas, serranas, peteneras, and even a farruca. Tune in to tune up your knowledge of flamenco cante! We tried to air this show on August 3, but failed, so here it is now in its full glory! 

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This week's live concert recording is the Ali Farka Toure Band from May 13, 2017 at the Cedar Cultural Center.  The Cedar's description of the concert is