Music Announcements

On this edition of Radio Pocho we bring you some of the best Latin@ word slingers from the Twin Cities and beyond. And no we’re not referring to trash talking. We mean spoken palabra ese. Special guests in the studio this evening will include Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria and Larry Lucio of the spoken word collective Palabristas.

Songwriter Kevin Steinman stops by KFAI on Pam Without Boundaries: Monday, April 18th, to talk about his new album, Pre-Existing Condition. The album will be released next week, so this is a special sneak preview for KFAI listeners.

Tune in to Freewheelin’: Wednesday, April 13 as two talented groups, THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS and JACK KLATT, join host Jackson Buck in the KFAI studio.

The artists will be performing live on-air, plus letting us know about their upcoming gig (4/15) as guests at Jackson’s music series, Freewheelin’ Friday at the 331 Club.

The Cactus Blossoms:

On Friday 15th / Saturday 16th at midnight, True Brit! will have a special guest – the least knowledgable music fan the show has ever had the honor to feature. Mr. Doc Boehme claims to know less about music than any other guest to have made an appearance on the show.

We will also talk about the current photography exhibit in Minneapolis of Mexican photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo. Join us Tuesday at noon!

Radio Pocho:
Reclaiming Roots Through Musica

Your favorite pochos DJ Miguel Vargas and DJ Ren start their new prime tiempo slot this Wednesday April 13th.

You are invited to join Good and Country: for a salute to musician Ralph Mooney on Saturday April 9, 2011, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Steel Guitarist, Hall Of Fame member, Ralph Mooney passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the age of 82. Mr.

Listen to the Collective Eye: on Saturday, April 2nd, Noon to 1:30 and hear writer Bob Blumenthal: talk about his latest project Saxophone Colossus: A Portrait of Sonny Rollins and saxophonist Irv Williams: will debut his upcoming new release Duke’s Mixture

On Tuesday night (actually 2-5 am Wednesday morning 3/30), the Echo Chamber:echochamber once again embarks on a Magic Dub Carpet Ride: a musical journey to the Middle East, North Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. So load up your hookah and join our dubwise magic carpet ride, from Cairo to Tehran…from Rajasthan to Jerusalem…from New Delhi to Marrakesh.

What better way to ring in the Spring Equinox than with a little March Jungle Madness! Put down the snow shovel: it’s Hollywood Polynesia at its finest on Jet Set Planet! Join Glen Leslie, on Friday March 25th, from 9:00-10:30pm for a night of strange and wonderful Exotica.