This Quarter


ere are our weekly listings for the summer months. Watch this list for further details to be filled in and other possible updates.

7/7 The Times We’re Living In: Contemporary expressions from Trevor Hall, Nahko, Xavier Rudd, local singer Mark Baum, and Anne Sumner from England, and a classic song by Kate Wolf.
7/14 New Releases: Linsey Aitken & Ken Campbell from Scotland, Ry Cooder, Reggie Harris, Dirty Cello, Charmas, Kitka, Le Mystere de Voix Bulgares with special guest Lisa Gerrard, Ana Egge, Mary Gauthier, Steve Tibbets, Joan Shelley, and more. Fingerstyle guitarist Peppino D’Agostino stops by the KALW studios to perform a few songs.
7/21 Latin Mix: Old and New World expressions: Fado singers Ana Moura and Ramana Vieira, Lhasa de Sela, Quetzal, Maria del Mar Bonet, Sílvia Pérez Cruz, Olga Pes, Shimshai & Susana, Danit and guitarist Nick Barbachano.
7/28 Mz. Miranda Is Back: Guest host Sandy Miranda will bring in some of her musical surprises.
8/4 Wild Horses: This theme was inspired by The Sound Opinions guys. Songs by Cris Williamson, Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick, Gillian Welch, The Chieftains, Mary McCaslin, Wishing Chair, Lyle Lovett, Phil Ochs, Solas, Fred Small.
8/11 Ballads and Stories: Scenes from the Welsh epic the Mabinogion with Damh the Bard and Robin Williamson. More ballads from Alasdair Roberts, Emily Portman, Sam Lee, Andrew Calhoun.
8/18 Lullabies: Soothing songs for babies and young children by Natalie Merchant, Padraigin Ni Uallachain, Antje Duvekot, Väsen, the late Freyda Epstein, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and songs from Hopes and Dreams: The Lullaby Project, a new collection of original lullabies produced by Carnegie Hall.
8/25 Continental: Continental Celtic with Sangre de Muerdago and Luar Na Lubre, music from Greece, Scandinavia, the Netherlands....
9/1 Labor Day: Songs celebrating workers and the working life.
9/8 Hymns, Chants, and Mantras: Tina Malia, Peia, Mirabai Ceiba, Ajeet Kaur, Bill Shute & Lisa Null.
9/15 Hard Times Come Again No More: KALW’s fall pledge drive is upon us.
9/22 The Last Rose of Summer: Poetry and songs for late in the season with Sean Doyle, Seamus Heaney, Hayley Westenra, Norma Waterson, June Tabor, Mark Simos.
9/29 And Now For Something Totally Different: Guest hosting is Michele Flannery with her bag of musical tricks and treats.
10/6 Journey Through the Celtic Diaspora: Music from Wales, Brittany, Galicia, Cape Breton, and the Isle of Man.

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
—Howard Thurman