Music Announcements

The Trews:http://www.thetrewsmusic.com/ are our first international group.

Join us Tuesday at noon for 4 hours of Corazon Latino:corazonlatino !(12-4)LIVE IN STUDIO: CORREO AEREO

Madeleine Sosin and Abel Rocha are a duo who…give us a guided musical tour of centuries-old Mexican, Venezuelan and Argentinian folk music.

This coming Friday night / Saturday morning, True Brit! will be exploring the Pub Rock scene from the 70’s and then moving forward to talk to Simon Toulson-Clarke, the leading light with the band Red Box!

Be sure and tune in Monday May 9th from 3:00 to 4:00 when Mr. Ted Unseth joins Rockin’ in Rhythm host David Cummings in the studio. Ted wears many hats, he’s a talented songwriter, musician, composer and arranger. Ted is also the founder of the original Wolverines Classic Jazz Orchestra and the current leader of his new band The American Classic Jazz Orchestra.

Mother Banjo (aka Ellen Stanley, host of Womenfolk Tuesdays 2-4pm)is celebrating an EP release Saturday May 7th at The Aster Cafe for her new CD Stray Songs. She will be debuting some of her new songs live on MN Soundtrack this Friday 7:30-9:00. Jonathan Kennedy will be joined by guest DJ Sabrina Crews for the whole show as well. This will be a real cool time.

The cuatro de mayo episode of Radio Pocho features local hip hop duo Big Quarters or as we like to call them Coras Grandes.

Tennessee-based Telisha & Doug Williams:http://www.dandtw.com/ will be swinging through town and stopping by Womenfolk to play live on Tuesday, May 3rd. The duo made a big splash last summer when they played KFAI’s stage at Taste of Minnesota, and now they’ll return to talk about their Americana-charting album Ghost of the Knoxville Girl and play some new songs.

Join Glen Leslie, Friday night at 9, for Jet Set Planet’s Record Store Day Review, 90 minutes of vinyl goodness picked up on Record Store Day, April 16th 2011. Riz Ortolani’s The Spy with a Cold Nose, Roland Shaw’s The Return of James Bond, Augie Colon’s Chant of the Jungle, Dave Grusin’s Divorce American Style, Mr.

On the 4/27 episode of Radio Pocho we welcome Sota-Rican emcee Maria Isa to the KFAI studio! Born and raised in the Twin Cities, Maria Isa, is a veteran of the hip hop scene fusing traditional Puerto Rican rhythms of Plena and Bomba with hip hop and R&B.

In 2009 she released Street Politics to a sold out crowd at First Avenue.

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