Today's episode begins with some African/Latin blends – with an Iberian peninsula flavor. Moving over to Puerto Rico for a tribute to songstress – Silvia Rexach. Then to a review from the Colombian combo named Monsieur Perine', who played the Dakota last month, and another Colombian combo recently playing the Cedar's Global Roots festival, Palenke Soultribe, based out of L.A. Also coming to The Cedar this week – three tracks from Brasiliera Luisa Maita's recent release – Fio Da Memoria.
We speak with Tim Applegate about his debut novel Fever Tree. He is the author of the poetry collections At the End of the Day, Drydock, and Blueprints. His poetry, essays and short fiction have appeared in many publications, including The Florida Review and Lake Effect.