Roots

During the first hour we listened to the program in a series on the ethnic music of Iran. This program focused on music of Khorassan in Northeastern Iran.

During the second hour we had special guest Leif Alpsjo from Sweden playing nykleharpa.

Peter Holmes from Minneapolis was our guest co-host today. He is a longtime financial and music contributor to the show, and he provided most of the recordings heard on this program.

Eric plays Nathan Abshire, Eddie LeJeune, Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Lil Band o Gold, Aldus Roger, Cajun Born, Happy Fats, Lawrence Walker, Doc Guidry, T Sale, Racines, Andre Thierry, Creole Connection, Fernest Arceneaux,  Linonel Leleux and Friends, Walter Mouton & the Scott Playboys, Pat Savant, Mamou Prairie Band, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys,  and Canray Fontenot.

Emily stops by Radio Antilles today to play some ska from Latin America, third wave ska, female reggae and a few neo-soul tracks. Listen in for Fishbone, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Judy Mowatt, Dawn Penn & Bad Brains!

DJ Izzy from the Pop Shop joins the Morning Blend, playing pop tunes in preparation for tonight’s Monkees’ show at the State Theatre.

KFAI’s Andy Driscoll produced this radio documentary on Penumbra Theatre Company only Twin Cities theater producing plays by, of and for the African-American community.

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