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  • Join us Friday, December 26th for KFAI’s MN Soundtrack Night at the Acadia Cafe!

    It’s a Psychedelic Holiday celebration with Velvet Davenport and Daughters of the Sun!

    Come hang out with 60’s revivalist band Daughters of the Sun and revel in the psychedelic aptitude of Velvet Davenport at Acadia Café the day after that one holiday called Christmas.

  • KFAI, Fresh Air Radio’s Annual Meeting is this Friday, December 12, 2008, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Open Book, 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415. For directions to Open Book click here:

  • Sintonizense para Lo mejor de la musica Navideña en KFAI: gaitas, aguinaldos, mambos, bachatas, rumbas, y salsas navideñas, todo servido a la manera de Corazon Latino!!!!

    Mañana, December 9, y en los siguientes programas de Diciembre!
    Musica de Navidad! Every Tuesday on Corazon Latino in December from 1-3 pm

  • Join Glen Leslie in the Fab Four(th) Dimension as he celebrates 90 minutes of Beatles covers by washed-up Easy Listening hacks and wannabes. Stiff, soul-stripping music from deep within the Higher-Than-Fi universe. It happens on Jet Set Planet:node/94, Monday, December 8th, from 10:30pm to Midnight. It’s gonna be a hard days nightmare.

    Be there, Aloha.

  • Be sure and tune in this Wednesday morning, December 10th, during the eight o’clock hour as Rockin’ in Rhythm host David Cummings welcomes in the studio local musician as Bing Crosby historian Arne Fogel and friends. We will be talking about his up coming show that will feature some of the great music that Bing Crosby and Minnesota’s own Andrews Sisters performed together.

  • Two West Bank legends will join Pam on Pam Without Boundaries: Tuesday morning, December 9th, at 8am. Lonnie Knight and Eddie Jeff Cahill will celebrate Eddie’s birthday with a special concert at the Eagles Club, 2507 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, Sunday, December 14th.

  • Guitar great Dean Magraw will be joining host Jackson Buck on Freewheelin’, Monday, December 8th.

    Here’s what has to say about Dean:
    Magraw’s music is impossible to pigeonhole. For 15 years, he was half of a duo with mandolinist PETER OSTROUSHKO.

  • The Listening Lounge airs a two-part series on Joe Strummer of the Clash on its Dec. 22 and Dec. 29 shows. Strummer, the legendary gravel-voiced punk-poet from The Clash, loved to listen to music on the radio.

  • Local media reported that young Somali men are allegedly being recruited in the US to return to fight in their homeland. KFAI’s Ramla Bile speaks to local men who have not returned to Somalia, Sharmake Jama and Aman Obsiye, to get their reaction and thoughts.


  • Tune in to In Your Ear as host Angie Pykonen presents her annual John Lennon Tribute Show. Angie’ll be bringing in a sack full of bootlegs and alternate versions of Lennon & Beatles songs; plus you’ll get to hear plenty of your all-time favorites.