at the Cedar. Along the way we heard some great records from Mickey (GA, USA), Geraldo Pino & his Heart Beats (Sierra Leone), Nneka (Nigeria/Germany), Alkibar Gignor (Mali), and the Addis Acoustic Project (Ethiopia).
"Live From Studio 5!" scours the Earth to bring you varied genres of entertainment and this week it's The Brass Barn Polka Band. Who knows, some day we'll even have Opera! But this week Polka music fills the airwaves from Studio 5. Check it out, these guys are very S-M-O-O-O-T-H.
Tonight The Echo Chamber commemorated the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. – featuring the “I Have A Dream” speech as well as parts of the “But If Not” sermon, and of course many tracks fitting the theme. Brand new music from SOJA, Sir Oliver Skardy & Fahrenheit 451, African Head Charge, Dubsalon, Dub for Light, Rivel feat. K.E.M., Fumitake Uchida, and more.
Guest Mary Dibbern of the Minnesota Opera, will speak tonight of the current opera, “Werther”, by the French composer, Jules Massenet. Mary will tell the passionate love story of the young man, Werther, for Charlotte and of the tragic ending. She will play selections from the opera to illustrate.