The Freedom Festival Soccer Tournament held in Saint Paul, MN over the July 4 weekend is one of the largest events for Hmong artists to debut their latest releases. This week, we are playing all new music picked up at the tournament!
Eric plays Rosie Ledet, Boozoo Chavis, Lawrence Ardoin, Racines
Cedric Watson, Feufollet, Bois Sec Ardoin, Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Balfa Toujourrs, Ryan Brunet the Malfacteurs, Chubby Carriere, Pine Leaf Boys, Red Stick Ramblers
Guest DJ Larry Englund of KFAI’s A HREF=http://www.kfai.org/rhythmandgroovesRhtyhm Grooves/A sits in and brings us two hours of funky Soul, Boogaloo, Reggae, Juju Afro Beat… featuring the music of The JB’s, Spanglish Fly, The Latinaires, Lloyd Charmers, Seun Anikulapo Kuti, Charles Bradley, many more…
The first hour of this program presents a sampling of Spaniard musical traditions. The third ½ hour consists of songs by the Mexican composer Agustín Lara. The literature segment presents the second and last part of “Lección de cocina” by the Mexican writer Rosario Castellanos.