Music Announcements

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: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

This Sunday, August 23, Encuentro:http://www.kfai.org/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 kfai.org. 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 http://www.kfai.org/node/28988

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.

Local group The Pines join Pam on Monday, January 30th, 11am, to give a preview of their new album, “Dark So Gold,” out January 31st.

David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey are the founding members of The Pines, signed to Red House Records in 2006. “Dark So Gold,” their third album, marks a physical growth in the band from duo to seven members.

Tune in to Freewheelin’:http://www.kfai.org/freewheelin between 9:00-11:00 Monday morning, October 19 as host Jackson Buck presents an in-studio performance by roots-artists The Pines:http://www.thepinesmusic.com.

The Pines have just released their new CD Tremolo on Red House Records:http://http://redhouserecords.com/Pines.html and will host a CD Release Party at the Cedar Cultural

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