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On True Brit!

This week on “Live From Studio 5!” we feature TWO bands for the price of NONE: First up, Alicia Wiley referred to as a “brooding and enigmatic local songwriter”, promoting the release of her newest album, Both Sides. Her CD release show is at First Avenue 7th Street Entry the next night.

Local group Felonious Bosch celebrates the release of a new album Saturday, December 4th, at the 501 Club.

Big Quarters at the Triple Rock Social Club
hosted by Radio Pocho (KFAI) & Fifth Element

Saturday November 27th
Triple Rock Social Club (629 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis)
18+ | Doors open at 10pm

Additional Performances by:
Mankwe Ndosi
Just Wulf & Prime Cut

On the 1’s & 2’s:
Radio Pocho

Renowned DJ Kevin Cole, currently KEXP Seattle program director and DJ, and renowned former Minneapolis DJ, joins Spin with Cyn, this Tuesday, Nov. 23rd at 11 a.m.!

Jorge Gomez, pianist and musical director of Tiempo Libre will join Collective Eye:http://www.kfai.org/collectiveeye host, Janis Lane-Ewart, live in the studio to discuss the socially conscious music, lyrics and beats of Tiempo Libre. Gomez and his group are hot off their third Grammy Award nomination.

Join Glen Leslie, Friday Night at 9, for Jet Set Planet, as he presents a twin-pack of featured artists: the slippery-slope of trombonist Si Zentner and the vocal pyrotechnics of Caterina Valente. Plus the 3 Suns go Beyond the Sun, Helmut Zacharias shows off his 2 MILLION strings, and Gus Vali provides the belly dancing.

As they say at the horse track: don’t get shut out.

This Thursday, November 18, the whole first hour of Encuentro:http://www.kfai.org/encuentro will feature a special section in observance of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution (officially marked on November 20th, 1910).

It will present some of the best known corridos (ballads) by which the Mexican people chronicled the Revolution’s most important events and have

Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend on Fresh Fruit Thursday November 18, 7pm-8pm CST. Pamela Means:http://pamelameans.com one of the fiercest guitar players and politically-rooted songwriters in the music industry today, (Curve Magazine) is a Brooklyn-based, internationally-touring singer-songwriter and jazz musician.

Join us at noon to celebrate the music of triple-Latin-Grammy winner Juan Luis Guerra, Ruben Blades, y mas! Plus more from KFAI’s new Will Shapira Collection, and once again: Tiempo Libre!

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