"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.
We speak with Alex Gilvarry about his debut novel, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, the story of a fashion designer who is sent to Guantanamo Bay for his supposed involvement in a terrorist plot.
Our guest in the second half of the show is poet Sierra DeMulder. An award-winning veteran of both the local and national poetry slam scene, she will release her second collection of poetry, New Shoes on a Dead Horse, Sunday, January 29th, at Honey.
Act 2 of The Great High Wind That Blew the Low Post Down, the story of Bob Beers and how he got the Great McGinty fiddle, and with it the Scotch/Irish music that helped spawn the folk renaissance of the 1960s. From the One Act Audio Theater of San Francisco.