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Coming up on World Cafe - June 9th through June 15th, 2017: 

Friday, June 9, 2017  

Latin Country band The Mavericks play a mini concert from WXPN’s Non-CommVention and our Nashville correspondent Ann Powers talks Country Music Awards.  

Monday, June 12, 2017  

Guilty Pleasures:  Music We Love More Than We Can Say. We take a deep dive into the memory vaults to spin the tunes that we shamelessly love. From guilty pleasures, including a disco dance number, to confessional ballads like James Carr’s “Dark End of the Street” and songs of redemption ala Bobby Hebb’s “Sunny,” we shine a light on our heart’s true delights. Plus, we explore social protest anthems including Mavis Staples' "Long Walk to D.C.," Simon & Garfunkel's "Richard Cory," and a standout R & B version of Pete Seeger's "If I Had a Hammer" sung by Shreveport's Toussaint McCall.

This week, eTown turns on the southern charm as the crew hits the road to Athens, Georgia for a very special radio broadcast from the legendary Georgia Theater with local group Cicada Rhythm plus longtime friend of the show JJ Grey. We have lots of great music from both artists, plus a great eChievement Award story about a Georgia-based organization that is helping to provide books and the joy of reading to children in the area. Be sure to tune in!
 

       

For June, A Novel Idea features two novelists, whose books couldn’t be more different. Both write about the challenges of difference, of motherhood, and of finding stability in a sometimes-hostile world.  

Shanti Sekaran brings us Lucky Boy, the saga of two women, strangers and cultures apart, whose lives are connected through the life of an infant boy.  

Shelby Londyn-Heath has written The Twilight Tsunami, a raw, funny, and hard-hitting account of the lives of people involved in the child welfare system.  

eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome Texas singer/songwriter Hayes Carll to eTown Hall’s solar-powered stage for lots of great music, collaborations with eTown’s house band, and conversation about the craft of songwriting, and influences that have inspired him along the way.  

This week on Our Roots are Showing - host Steve DeLap will be interviewing banjoist Jayme Stone.  

From Jayme Stone's website:  

"Two-time Juno-winning banjoist, composer and instigator Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds from around the world—bridging folk, jazz and chamber music. His award-winning albums both defy and honor the banjo’s long role in the world’s music, turning historical connections into compelling sounds."  

About Something Completely Different this week - host Roland Jacopetti writes:  

"I hope all of you enjoyed last Tuesday's Something Completely Different as much as I did. I was so taken with the music that I forgot to introduce you to a statement from the late Townes Van Zandt, in the notes of his posthumous album A Far Cry From Dead.  

 

As promised, I hereby announce that Tuesday's Something Completely Different show will feature FOUR different musicians (no, not three). Yes, they have definite ties, each to the other and vice versa. Explain? Mais Certainment!  

"Tell Me I’m Fat"

The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. A show inspired by Lindy West’s book Shrill.

Listen to This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm / Saturday morning at 9:00 am - on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Tonight on Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman: we will hear NYC singer/songwriter Rachel Sage and Boston area singer/songwriter Catie Curtis...  

Americana/roots with 5-time Grammy Award winner Mary Chapin Carpenter and a classic from 1997 with Amy Grant...  

roots/rock with a single from Heart featuring Sarah McLachlan, and new music from California singer/songwriter Tricia Freeman...  

NOTE: KALEIDOSCOPE has moved to a new day and time! Kaleidoscope is heard on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 8:00 pm! Take note!

From rock to blues, jazz to worldbeat, Kaleidoscope is a free-form radio expression session featuring several genres of music during one program or similar styles for a whole program. If a historic music event happened on the date of the show, you might just hear a retrospective on the event or artist.

Memorial Day with the NEA National Heritage Fellows: Michael White, Beausoleil,  Monk Boudreaux, Del McCoury, Koko Taylor and many more… 

This month on Outbeat News In Depth, Greg Miraglia talks with Prop 8 plaintiff Kris Perry and Sandy Stier about how they met and their experience being the faces and name of California’s marriage equality case that went all the way to the United States Supreme Court.  We’ll also share information about the new LGBT literature course being offered at Santa Rosa JC this fall.  

Listen to Outbeat Radio every Sunday night at 8:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

 

In this special program, American Routes' host Nick Spitzer uncovers the music and cultural traditions of Los Angeles: from Hollywood to neighborhood. Join Nick as he travels across the City of Angels to hear from L.A. legends -- including Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and songwriter Randy Newman -- and explores musical cultures with Cambodian-born rapper PraCh Ly in Long Beach, Louisiana Creole zydeco accordionist T-Lou in South Central, and East L.A.'s Ersi Arvizu.

eTown - Wednesday night at 10:00 pm:

Your Average Abalone, with host Johnny Bazzano, is an underwater adventure diving into the musical currents of folk, bluegrass, alternative country, singer songwriter, americana and more.  Johnny has hosted Your Average Abalone since KRCB first began broadcasting in 1994.

This week on Mountain Stage: Shemekia Copeland, John Németh & The Blue Dreamers, Bridget Kearney, T Sisters and Edward David Anderson!

Listen to Mountain Stage with host Larry Groce every Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Hello music lovers, time for another Flashback program tonight. Tonight's playlist is comprised of songs reflecting the current political zeitgeist, so songs of alarm, confusion, uncertainty, etc. As follows: 

Strange Days The Doors
1984 Spirit
We're Going Wrong Cream
1984 Bowie
This Ain’t the Summer of Love Blue Oyster Cult
Dazed and Confused Led Zeppelin

Ball of Confusion The Temptations
For What It's Worth The Staple Singers
Ballad of A Thin Man Bob Dylan 
Slipping Into Darkness War
My Dark Hour The Steve Miller Band

We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.  

Listen to This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm, and repeating Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91.

Sunday May 14th is Mother's Day. KRCB-FM Radio 91 will air a special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl gets angry at her mother and runs away from home, a son struggles at his mother's deathbed, and a man finds a mother's love in unconventional ways. Hosted by The Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison (with help from his mom).  

Stories in this special edition of The Moth:  

This week, chef Ana Sortun unveils the secrets of Turkish cooking. We also take a look at a Vietnamese-style weeknight dinner with Andrea Nguyen, wine expert Stephen Meuse explores the sommelier's romance with one wine, and we'll offer our recipe for caramel oranges. Finally, Sara Moulton and Christopher Kimball take your calls.  

Recipe  

Caramel Oranges  

This week Ric presents "Deep FM Cuts", a throwback to the days before demographics and playlists (which basically whittled the thousands of songs available to DJs down to about one hundred). Deep album cuts from classic rockers like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Thin Lizzy, Blue Oyster Cult, UFO, Queen, Yes and more! 

Singer/songwriter and musical powerhouse Aoife O’Donovan makes a return visit to eTown’s solar-powered stage this week.  At a young age, she has already recorded, collaborated, toured and performed with a list of musical A-listers too long to name, and we’re happy to have her back with us to share some of her latest inspirations.  Santa Cruz-based artist Marty O’Reilly and his ‘Old Soul Orchestra’ also stop in to share their one-of-a-kind sound, plus a great eChievement Award story about a California woman with a creative idea to keep waste out of the landfill.

NOTE: KALEIDOSCOPE has moved to a new day and time! Kaleidoscope is now heard on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month! Take note!    

From rock to blues, jazz to worldbeat, Kaleidoscope is a free-form radio expression session featuring several genres of music during one program or similar styles for a whole program. If a historic music event happened on the date of the show, you might just hear a retrospective on the event or artist.

Join me every second and fourth Monday from 7-10PM on KRCB-FM - Radio 91, for our exploration of the Newtopian Dream. I'm rt newt, your host, guide and fellow traveler, and together we'll search for new musical territory. Just like world travelers, we'll be sharing favorite territories, looking for new and exotic experiences and learning about some of the backgroound, history and connections among our various destinations. Blues, jazz, folk, rock, world and sometimes classical music and even some spoken word. Music on a whim and with inspiration: The Newtopian Dream.

Music marks the landmarks that span our landscapes and is its own bridge across time and place. Cross all forms of bridges this week.

Listen to The Thistle and Shamrock every Saturday at 11:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!  

Library of Congress

To be, or not to be a pirate? This week, that is the question. Hold fast, mateys! We have stories about both historical and modern-day swashbucklers who loot, pillage, and question their choices.  

Listen to This American Life Fridays at 7:00 pm, repeating Saturday mornings at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Rounder Records artist Sierra Hull stops by Studio A at KRCB-FM Radio 91 Friday, May 5th in the 2 o'clock hour, to chat with Brian about her show at Sweetwater Music Hall & Cafe in Mill Valley. The show is Friday night at 8:00 pm. Her album WEIGHTED MIND, produced by Bela Fleck is available now on Rounder Records.   

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