Thanks to Eliza Gilkyson:http://www.elizagilkyson.com, who took time out to talk with me before coming up for the Red House Records 25th Anniversary concert, and to Ben Glaros:http://www.benglaros.com, who came in early to play live and talk about not only his solo record, but new music adventures with the Middle States and 16 Strings Trio. Check the playlist for new music, including Loreena McKennit, Femi Kuti, and Calexico.
The 7:00 hour had guests. Adam Arnold and Gemma Wilson from the Blank Slate Theatre. The Blank Slate Theatre is performing Songs for a New World at the Old Arizona theater in the uptown area of Mpls. The play is being performed on December 4th, 5th, 6th 7th. Check the website for times, location and tickets. www.oldarizona.com
Today we listened to Irish group Lunasa. The music was from a concert on March 16 2006, at the Cedar Cultural Center. Recording engineer was Chris Dronen, the show was edit by Dan Rein. We also heard music from Sikkil Mala, and Nirmala Rajasekar Recorded at the Twin Cities Hindu Temple in October 2008 by Dan Rein. We also heard music from a new release by Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys (Traditional Crossroads), Accordion super group, The Accordion Tribe (intuition), Irish fiddle music from Manus McGuire(shelly river music), music from Tibet’s Gyoto Monks recorded live at the Cedar Cultural Center in 2007. The show was recorded by Mario Vano, and edited by Dan Rein. We finished the show with a womens song from the Touareg of Algeria (Al Sur).