Roots

Karl hosts the show today. Starting with a little Zydeco to start off, featuring Mr. Jeffery Broussard. Then a blend of Cajun new and old ending up on the fringe with Coteau and Sonny Landreth. Then back into Zydeco with Clifton Chenier, Cajun with Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Joel Savoy. And finishing up with some Swamp Pop from Johnnie Allan.

Hosts: Janis Lane-Ewart, Dale Connelly, Bryan Treichel
Guests: Jeffrey Wagner
Programs: The Memory Palace
Editors: Rico Morales
Reporters: Jessi Lehman, Aaron Westendorp, Peter Schilling, Kathie Smith

Hosts: Mark Koerner, Paul Brohaugh, Janis Lane-Ewart
Guests: Christopher Robin Zimmerman
Programs: Listening Lounge, Backstory
Editors: Rico Morales, Elliot Nathan
Reporters: Maggie Kane, Dale Connelly

Thanks to Teague Alexy (1/2 of Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank) for stopping by the show this week. We previewed KFAI’s Rauchfest at Harriet Brewing. Plus, I played a bunch of other tunes including, but not limited to, Anders Osborne, Flo & Eddie, Garland Jeffreys, Sugar Ray Raford, Billy Bragg, Sean Costello, Erik Koskinen, North Mississippi All Stars, “Spider“John Koerner & Willie Murphy, Stephen Stills, Molly Maher, and Pete Anderson. Click “Episode Details” for full playlist. You may also link into the archive from that page. Cheers to all.

New music from Zimbabwe from the percussionist with Oliver Mtukudzi, Strovers opens the show followed by tunes from the late Lucky Dube and a preview of the Buena Vista Social Club who return to MN. after many years. Later on the program features some highlights of tonite’s Global Roots festival Cedar Cultural Ctr. from Boston, MA --- the Debo Band alongside the re-view of last night's closing act, from the Ukraine - Dahka Brakha. Also a preview of the sold-out show Thursday nite The Cedar, BIlly Bragg.

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