Music Announcements

Join host Glen Leslie for 90 minutes of the best in Exotica to celebrate the Last Night of Summer, Friday September 23rd, from 9:00 – 10:30pm. He’ll be doing his best to keep the tiki torches burning one more night!

You’ll hear from the famous Exotica practitioners as well as from the unknowns — with a handful of hacks thrown in for good measure.

So you think summer is over, hey buddy? No more mint for your mojitos? No more fresh pineapple for your Pi-Yis? No more riding bareback or sunbathing nude? No more nothing?

Please join Rockin’ in Rhythm:node/69 host David Cummings and his guest Twin Cities musician and writer Les Block.

This Thursday, November 18, the whole first hour of 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

This Sunday, August 23, Encuentro: will present the classic recording of “Misa Campesina Nicaragüense”, the work that, through the liturgical use of folk music and traditional genres, embodies basic tenets of liberation theology: The preferential option for the poor and, most importantly, the Christian mission to bring justice to the poor and oppressed, particul

On two consecutive programs, Thursday, November 14, and Thursday, November 21, Encuentro will present “No basta rezar: La música de la Teología de la Liberación” (To pray is not enough: The music of Liberation Theology).  These programs will feature Latin American folk music and songs that have formed a sort of “songbook" for the movement in the Catholic church that has come to be known as "Liberation Theology”, and will play examples from a number of Latin American masses that capture this movement, with a special emphasis on the “Misa Campe

The Music of jazz pianist Randy Weston will be featured on Rhythm and Grooves:node/63 (10:30 PM – Midnight, Tuesdays) February 12.

North Country Bandits are guests Wednesday night on KFAI’s “Live From Studio 5!” Don’t miss this show. You can hear it live on FM at 10pm at 90.3fm or 106.7fm or on the Internet at Don’t worry, if you miss the show you can hear it for up to two weeks any time from anywhere in the world at

The North Country Bandits are no stranger to KFAI.

Don’t dive, but rather CANNONBALL into the New Year with a night of the NOW sound on Jet Set Planet:node/94.

The Pines were a special guest on Pam Without Boundaries on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 as they played songs from their debut release on Red House Records, Sparrows in the Bell.