Music Announcements

Big Quarters at the Triple Rock Social Club
hosted by Radio Pocho (KFAI) & Fifth Element

Saturday November 27th
Triple Rock Social Club (629 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis)
18+ | Doors open at 10pm

Additional Performances by:
Mankwe Ndosi
Just Wulf & Prime Cut

On the 1’s & 2’s:
Radio Pocho

Renowned DJ Kevin Cole, currently KEXP Seattle program director and DJ, and renowned former Minneapolis DJ, joins Spin with Cyn, this Tuesday, Nov. 23rd at 11 a.m.!

Jorge Gomez, pianist and musical director of Tiempo Libre will join Collective Eye:http://www.kfai.org/collectiveeye host, Janis Lane-Ewart, live in the studio to discuss the socially conscious music, lyrics and beats of Tiempo Libre. Gomez and his group are hot off their third Grammy Award nomination.

Join Glen Leslie, Friday Night at 9, for Jet Set Planet, as he presents a twin-pack of featured artists: the slippery-slope of trombonist Si Zentner and the vocal pyrotechnics of Caterina Valente. Plus the 3 Suns go Beyond the Sun, Helmut Zacharias shows off his 2 MILLION strings, and Gus Vali provides the belly dancing.

As they say at the horse track: don’t get shut out.

This Thursday, November 18, the whole first hour of Encuentro:http://www.kfai.org/encuentro will feature a special section in observance of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution (officially marked on November 20th, 1910).

It will present some of the best known corridos (ballads) by which the Mexican people chronicled the Revolution’s most important events and have

Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit Thursday November 18, 7pm-8pm CST. Pamela Means:http://pamelameans.com one of the fiercest guitar players and politically-rooted songwriters in the music industry today, (Curve Magazine) is a Brooklyn-based, internationally-touring singer-songwriter and jazz musician.

Join us at noon to celebrate the music of triple-Latin-Grammy winner Juan Luis Guerra, Ruben Blades, y mas! Plus more from KFAI’s new Will Shapira Collection, and once again: Tiempo Libre!

Joe Hastings, aka Hastings 3000 joins Spin with Cyn:spinwithcyn this Tuesday at 11 a.m., to spin stories and records that inspire him – mostly from the ’50s and ’60s garage rock era, with some old blues thrown in the mix.

Hastings 3000 is performing at Palmer’s Bar at about 10 p.m. for my birthday bash!

Tabla player Marcus Wise and guitarist Dean Magraw visit the KFAI studio on Pam Without Boundaries:http://www.kfai.org/pamwithoutboundaries Monday, November 8th, at 11am, to talk about their new album, How the Light Gets In. How the light gets in may be a top topic on the minds of those who have loved Magraw’s work in the many years he’s been bringing music to the Twin Cities and the world: he

Today at noon, Pablo stops in during the first hour of Corazon Latino:corazonlatino to pay tribute to Uruguayan singer/songwriter Jose Carbajal El Sabalero, who left us on Oct. 21. During the 2nd hour, Dario Tangleson from the cast of La Casa de Los Espiritus at the Mixed Blood Theatre will talk about this bilingual production here on the West Bank!