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Monday, February 03
Road Songs - Heart, Mind, and Highway
When: 
Monday, February 03 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Mark Haskins
Category: 
Folk

As you start your week, head out on the road with - Road Songs. Whether the ecstatic celebration of the open highway to melancholy musings of the refugee seeking a better tomorrow, this music is guaranteed to move you - heart, mind, and highway.

Covering Woody Guthrie
When: 
Monday, February 03 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
Misc Hosts
Category: 
Folk

Rather than come up with a list of folk artists who have covered Woody Guthrie at some point, it might be easier to compile a list of who has not. Well, you won't hear them on this program. And you never know who might show up to cover one live...

Juddermeister's Sweet Tooth
When: 
Monday, February 03 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Juddermeister
Category: 
Folk

All songs about the sweet things in life from all aspects of the musical spectrum enticing you to pledge your financial support to the most delicious radio station this side of heaven. Join the Juddermeister for a musical sweet treat including Duane Eddy, Stephen Stills, Etta James, John Fogerty, Doug Sahm, the Subdudes, the Iguanas and many others others.

Covering Jimmie Rodgers with Jeff Vogelgesang
When: 
Monday, February 03 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Jeff Vogelgesang
Category: 
Folk

Early country historian (and mighty fine musician) Jeff Vogelgesang will share some of the myriad artists (of all genres) who have covered the legendary Jimmie Rodgers over the decades. Johnny Cash, Willie, Bill Monroe, Bob Dylan, Alison Krauss, Van Morrison and more...

Double Play
When: 
Monday, February 03 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sandy Goodson and Annette Kastner
Category: 
Folk

Matching Bluegrass, Old time, Country and other Genres with songs and tunes that cross the boundaries. Compare versions of a song done in different genres.

Sally Rose Band LIVE
When: 
Monday, February 03 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sally Rose Band
Category: 
Folk

As the C-Ville Weekly wrote, "The SRB is a testament to Southern charm. Led by the vivacious, talent-packed Miss Rose, and held tight by the high lonesome harmonies of her classically trained cellist momma, it’s a band of versatile influences that comes to play." Tune in and experience them for yourself!

Rise Up Singing
When: 
Monday, February 03 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sumner Brown
Category: 
Folk

Get out your instruments and your voices and play and sing along with the great American Folk Music “Bible” – Rise Up Singing.

World Psychedelia
When: 
Monday, February 03 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
DJ Pia Onomata
Category: 
Folk

The explosion of musical experimentation begun in the 1960s sent ripples all over the world. Chicha, Afrobeat, and the Tropicália movement are some of its better-known manifestations, but musicians the world over have adapted mindbending grooves into their cultures' more familiar sounds for nearly fifty years. Take a musical trip (pun intended) and discover world psych and funk at their finest.

Tuesday, February 04Back to Top
Overnight Folk
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 12:00AM
Hosted by: 
Syndicated Program
Category: 
Folk

While our announcers are fast asleep, we will share some of our favorite programs from our friends at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Folk Alley, and Blue Plate Special. While no phone operators will be standing by, it's never too late to head over to wtju.net and click on "Donate Now!"

Oud For What Ails You
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Bruce Koplin
Category: 
Folk

A cousin of the Lute and an ancestor of the Guitar, this stringed instrument is an entry point for a sampling of musics of the Arabic, Turkish, Byzantine, North African and Middle Eastern traditions.

Covering the Carter Family
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
Misc Hosts
Category: 
Folk

“The First Family of Country Music” is revered by many, and covered by even more. Tune in for some Norman and Nancy, Mike Seeger, Hazel & Alice, Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson, Red Molly, Natalie Merchant, and even some live covers from the (All New) Acorn Sisters and other local groups!

Covering Townes Van Zandt
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Rebecca
Category: 
Folk

We'll hear Townes Van Zandt's own expressive voice singing a few of his well-crafted songs, and we'll hear the likes of Willie Nelson, Vetiver, Emmylou Harris, Guy Clark, Andrew Bird and Gillian Welch singing his well-known songs like Pancho and Lefty, If I Needed You and White Freightliner Blues. We'll collect a great assortment of lesser-known but equally wonderful songs covered by well- and lesser-known artists. A celebration of one of the most compelling songwriters ever!

The Gypsy Road
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
Folk

What a long strange migration it has been, from India to America over a period of a thousand years. Gypsy, or Roma (common term for Gypsy people), music features sounds and instrumentation that have changed as part of this everlasting migration creating a rich and varied musical repertoire rooted in vocal improvisations, rapid tempo changes, universal stories of life on the road, and tragedies of lost love. Tune in for the finest artists from Eastern and Central Europe and beyond.

Covering The Beatles
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Misc Hosts
Category: 
Folk

The Fab Four have been covered by an awful lot of folk and bluegrass artists. Tony Trischka, Crooked Still, Bela Fleck, The Bee Eaters, Hartford, Grisman & Seeger, Tim O'Brien, Mike Marshall, etc... And you never know what local folks might stop by to play a few of their favorites live in studio!

Olivarez Trio LIVE
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Olivarez Trio
Category: 
Folk

With influences as diverse as Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, Paul McCartney and Eddie Van Halen, The Olivarez Trio is capable of putting together a set of Gypsy and Latin jazz, Eastern European folk songs and your favorite standards that is perfect for a subdued but lively event.

Long, Long Ago, and Not So Far Away with Charlie Pastorfield
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Charlie Pastorfield
Category: 
Folk

The 1980's were a fertile time in the Charlottesville music scene. Several bands made the step up from playing in clubs around town to regional popularity, most notably the Skip Castro Band who toured the East Coast from Boston to Atlanta. Step back in time with us as we check out live shows from the bands that defined this era, including The Casuals featuring Johnny Sportcoat, Jimmy O and The Ready Teds, The Deal, Dave Witt and Shenandoah, Michael Guthrie Band, Indecision, and Skip Castro. We'll talk to some of the founding members of these bands, and check out interesting cuts from their live shows.

Freak Folk
When: 
Tuesday, February 04 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
Caragh McMaster
Category: 
Folk

A show to recognize the new modern offshoot of folk music—freak folk. Not as “freaky” and frightening as it sounds, but artists such as Joanna Newsom and Coco Rosie will be played.

Wednesday, February 05Back to Top
Overnight Folk
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 12:00AM
Hosted by: 
Syndicated Program
Category: 
Folk

While our announcers are fast asleep, we will share some of our favorite programs from our friends at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Folk Alley, and Blue Plate Special. While no phone operators will be standing by, it's never too late to head over to wtju.net and click on "Donate Now!"

Music of Coal
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
Folk

Music of Coal will bring you songs about coal mining and the lives of the coal miners and their families. We will hear songs old and new, performed by a variety of artists. These songs tell of the hardships of miners before the unions, and the pain and suffering of the families who lost their loved ones in the mines.

Covering Dylan
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
Misc Hosts
Category: 
Folk

While his vocal talents are arguably questionable, there is no denying Bob Dylan's talent as a word smith. Tune in for three hours of other folks covering his music. And you never know what local artists might show up to play live...

Reed-ing Is Fundamental
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
DJ Pia Onomata
Category: 
Folk

Since the very first time someone discovered they could make noise by blowing on a piece of grass, there have been reed instruments. Join DJ Pia Onomata in a musical world tour to discover the rich history and variety of reed instruments--from clarinet to krummhorn to khaen and beyond.

Willie Nelson Requests
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Brian Keena
Category: 
Folk

Brian Keena will pull out every Willie Nelson album he can get his hands on for this all request show, and hopefully be able to sneak a few of his own favorites in along the way. Oh, who are we kidding, Brian likes them all...

Million Dollar Quartet
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Lonesome George and Jay Hertel
Category: 
Folk

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. On December 4, 1956, an impromptu recording session took place at Sun Studios in Memphis featuring these 4 young artists who were on their way to being among the most iconic American music artists of their generation. They were immediately dubbed “The Million Dollar Quartet.” Join Jay Hertel and Lonesome George for a special Folk Marathon edition of the Cosmic American Jamboree featuring music by these 4 artists, covers of their original work, and even some songs written about them.

Peyton Tochterman & Gary Green LIVE
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Peyton Tochterman and Gary Green
Category: 
Folk

"Peyton Tochterman has an old soul’s gift for writing the ageless, earthy songs that define what is best about American Music. His songs carry the weighty truths that make life less of a burden for those who hear them." (Ellis Paul) Throw in world champion harmonica player Gary Green, and we are all in for a treat!

Darrell Muller's Bass Routes
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Darrell Muller and Friends
Category: 
Folk

Bass player Darrell Muller (Love Canon, Old School Freight Train) and friends will celebrate the many facets of the bass, both acoustic and electric. Darrell will share some of the folks who have influenced his own style, and might even coax his friends to play a few with him live!

Psychedelic Cowboys
When: 
Wednesday, February 05 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
Gerald Watts
Category: 
Folk

Let's take a 'trip' down memory lane and reconnect with the bands and artists that were early pioneers of this music we call "Americana." Groups called Quicksilver Messenger Service, Poco, Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds, CSN&Y, Flying Burrito Brothers, Grateful Dead, James Gang, and the solo artists from these bands.

Thursday, February 06Back to Top
Overnight Folk
When: 
Thursday, February 06 12:00AM
Hosted by: 
Syndicated Program
Category: 
Folk

While our announcers are fast asleep, we will share some of our favorite programs from our friends at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Folk Alley, and Blue Plate Special. While no phone operators will be standing by, it's never too late to head over to wtju.net and click on "Donate Now!"

Acoustic Guitar Masters
When: 
Thursday, February 06 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
George Dayton
Category: 
Folk

There are many guitar players in the world, but very few that are recognized as among the best at acoustic guitar. Tune in to hear most of those who show up on virtually everyone’s Top 20 list of great acoustic guitar players.

Covering Bill Monroe
When: 
Thursday, February 06 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
Misc Hosts
Category: 
Folk

The Father of Bluegrass is in the Country Hall of Fame, The Bluegrass Hall of Fame, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Tune in for three hours of others covering him, and we're not just talking Elvis' “Blue Moon of Kentucky!” We might even sneak in some local folks picking a few live...

Cuban Dance Party
When: 
Thursday, February 06 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ann Porotti
Category: 
Folk

Son, mambo, bolero, danzon, guaracha, rumba, guajira, son-bata, chachacha. It’s been seventeen years since the Buena Vista Social Club put Cuba back on the music destination map. Ann Porotti checks in with past and current beats from Castro’s Little Island that could really move.

Peyton's Picks
When: 
Thursday, February 06 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Peyton Tochterman
Category: 
Folk

International bon vivant Peyton Tochterman takes over the airwaves for a spell and plays some of his favorite artists while you call in your pledges of support for WTJU.

Mando Mafia Pay Tribute to Kelly Perdue
When: 
Thursday, February 06 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Mando Mafia
Category: 
Folk

Members of Mando Mafia reunite and join together with some of their kids to pay tribute to lead mandolin player Kelly Perdue, who passed away in 2005. Expect archival recordings of the band with Kelly as well as live music from those assembled in the studio.

Red & The Romantics LIVE
When: 
Thursday, February 06 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Red & The Romantics
Category: 
Folk

Comprising Erik “Red” Knierim, Steve Riggs, Betty Jo Dominick, Seth Johnston and Steve Vargo, Red & The Romantics has become a Charlottesville institution in a very short time.

Joni Mitchell Request Show
When: 
Thursday, February 06 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Pete Marshall, David Soyka, Caragh McMaster, Jesse Bordwin
Category: 
Folk

A joyous request show reviving the special blend of blues, pop, jazz, and folk… that is the music of Joni Mitchell.

New Time Old-Time
When: 
Thursday, February 06 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
Joe Basconi
Category: 
Folk

Old-time music recorded by contemporary bands, including hot fiddle and banjo tunes, raucous songs, and sweet ballads.

Friday, February 07Back to Top
Overnight Folk
When: 
Friday, February 07 12:00AM
Hosted by: 
Syndicated Program
Category: 
Folk

While our announcers are fast asleep, we will share some of our favorite programs from our friends at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Folk Alley, and Blue Plate Special. While no phone operators will be standing by, it's never too late to head over to wtju.net and click on "Donate Now!"

Vivace Special: History's Theme
When: 
Friday, February 07 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Steve Myers
Category: 
Folk

How has folk music inspired people and provided the theme for whole communities and historical transformations? Grab some coffee and join Steve as he explores and entertains with the best in folk music.

Covering Hank Williams
When: 
Friday, February 07 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
George Dayton
Category: 
Folk

Hank Williams’ recording career was short, spanning less than 7 years, but he wrote many great songs that are still sung today as well as many little-known gems. Tune in to hear Hank sing some of his lesser-known songs and many other artists reprise some of Hank’s timeless classics.

Collaborations: America and Africa and Beyond
When: 
Friday, February 07 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ron Povich
Category: 
Folk

World Turning will feature collaborations between American and African musicians, part of the worldwide trend of musical interconnectivity and mutual influence which characterizes “world music.” Ry Cooder’s 1997 CD with Malian Ali Farka Toure, Talking Timbuktu was one such outstanding collaboration; Bela Fleck went to Africa to discover the roots of the Banjo and produced Throw Down Your Heart; and Jayme Stone and Mansa Sissoko’s Africa to Appalachia explores the roots of American old-time and mountain music. These are some examples of our exploration of world collaboration, for the 2014 WTJU Folk Marathon.

Folks' Most Wanted
When: 
Friday, February 07 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Cameron Polson
Category: 
Folk

For every Robin Hood and Jesse James, there is a Stagger Lee and Bloody Bill Anderson. Their legends have been immortalized and sometimes embellished through folk music and its various subgenres Alongside an obligatory nod to Marty Robbins, we travel the world to hear tales of gunslingers, outlaws, menaces and heroes as told by folk musicians such as the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Silly Wizard, Lorne Greene, Johnny Cash, Roger Miller, Lonnie Donegan and Leadbelly (perhaps some Ennio Morricone to set the occasional background mood…).

John Hartford's Aereo-Plain
When: 
Friday, February 07 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Pete Marshall
Category: 
Folk

John Hartford's 1971 album Aereo-Plain was a commercial flop, but a critical success, and with it he paved the way for the newgrass revolution. A look at the album, the players, and those who followed.

Buzzard Hollow Boys LIVE
When: 
Friday, February 07 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Buzzard Hollow Boys
Category: 
Folk

The Buzzard Hollow Boys return for some electrified folk, roots and swing.

Golden Age of Country Rock
When: 
Friday, February 07 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Michael Mabry
Category: 
Folk

It was too Rock for Country and too Country for Rock & Roll, but when Folk-Rockers discovered Country music in the late 60’s and early 70’s, the results were amazing and continue to be enormously influential today. Join long‑time listener and sometime DJ Mike Mabry for two solid hours of Gram, Emmylou, Poco, New Riders, Flying Burritos, Nashville Skyline, Sweethearts of the Rodeo and as much twang as the law allows. It’s the kind of show you’ll only hear on WTJU!

Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird
When: 
Friday, February 07 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
Professor Bebop
Category: 
Folk

That may be true, but our fine domesticated fowl has certainly been the subject of A LOT of music! Keep abreast of the best with Prof. Bebop.

Saturday, February 08Back to Top
Overnight Folk
When: 
Saturday, February 08 12:00AM
Hosted by: 
Syndicated Program
Category: 
Folk

While our announcers are fast asleep, we will share some of our favorite programs from our friends at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Folk Alley, and Blue Plate Special. While no phone operators will be standing by, it's never too late to head over to wtju.net and click on "Donate Now!"

Poole & The Gang
When: 
Saturday, February 08 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Paul Josey
Category: 
Folk

Join Paul Josey as he hosts a long ramble with the fast pickin', hard livin', good times banjo man, Charlie Poole. Poole, along with his with his fellow musicians Posey Rorrer, Roy Harvey and others, were one of the top-selling string bands of the late 20s leading up to the depression and helped inspire generations of bluegrass players prior to Poole's early death. We'll be hearing from Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers, some of his many spinoff bands, and obscure tracks from the rest of his gang for what should be a terrific show.

Raise a Glass to 25 Years
When: 
Saturday, February 08 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
Atlantic Weekly I & II Crew
Category: 
Folk

Atlantic Weekly turns 25 this year, so the hosts are raising a glass or two in celebration. As the old adage goes, “It's 5 o'clock somewhere.” So join them in celebrating this milestone with not only cheers, but also your pledges of support for another 25 years...

Opportunity Knocks!
When: 
Saturday, February 08 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Goldfinger
Category: 
Folk

This is the RVibes tribute to Renaissance man, Vere Johns:
WWI soldier, journalist, actor, radio show host... Presenter of Jamaica's answer to Showtime at the Apollo.
A "talent show" that brought forth stars:
Vere Johns' Opportunity Knocks! Hour.

There were always tough crowds.

Featuring Millie Small, Desmond Dekker, the Wailers, Alton Ellis, Jackie Edwards... Margerite Mahfood, Count Ossie... and your contribution-al applause for radio that is only done like this, here at your own People's Choice, the Sound Choice.

Alligator LIVE
When: 
Saturday, February 08 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Bill Tetzeli and John Fisher
Category: 
Folk

Charlottesville's favorite Grateful Dead cover band in the house!

Covering The Band
When: 
Saturday, February 08 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Monster of Happiness and David Soyka
Category: 
Folk

When it comes to covering The Band, very few bands have stage fright. Everyone from My Morning Jacket and Death Cab for Cutie to Roseanne Cash and The Allman Brothers Band has recorded their versions of this quintessential American band (even if it is Canadians, excepting Levon Helm). Join us as we play not only Band covers, but a variety of tunes that namecheck the Band and its members, by the likes of Counting Crows, Drive-by-Truckers and the Hold Steady. It's music from the big orange WTJU, with co-hosts Monster of Happiness and David Soyka hawking for your generous donations.

JJ Cale & The Tulsa Sound
When: 
Saturday, February 08 06:00PM
Hosted by: 
David Eisenman
Category: 
Folk

John Weldon Cale, who passed away this past July, was known as J.J. Cale, an American singer-songwriter and musician who was one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, a loose genre drawing on blues, R&B, rockabilly, country, and jazz influences. For your pledges of support, we will feature the great songs of Cale and others that were part of the Tulsa Sound such as Leon Russell, Elvin Bishop, Jesse Ed Davis, Jamie Oldaker, the Tractors, and many others.

Sarah White Presents the Sounds of Charlottesville
When: 
Saturday, February 08 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sarah White
Category: 
Folk

Two hours of Live Performance by some of our area's best known (and best kept secret) performers, hosted by Sarah White

Who Stole the Pot Pie?
When: 
Saturday, February 08 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
Crank of Dawn
Category: 
Folk

This show is a venture into drollery and foolishness, emphasizing the lewd, bawdy, and cynically funny folk songs that have been written over the last several centuries. The Crank of Dawn will bring his considerable musical, linguistic, and historical knowledge to bear on developing the back story on these “more complex than when first heard” pieces of musical and poetic art. He will also play many ballads, accompanying himself on the banjo, demonstrating various styles.

Sunday, February 09Back to Top
Overnight Folk
When: 
Sunday, February 09 12:00AM
Hosted by: 
Syndicated Program
Category: 
Folk

While our announcers are fast asleep, we will share some of our favorite programs from our friends at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch, Folk Alley, and Blue Plate Special. While no phone operators will be standing by, it's never too late to head over to wtju.net and click on "Donate Now!"

More on Topic
When: 
Sunday, February 09 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Bruce Koplin
Category: 
Folk

Founded in 1939 and perhaps the most important label of the second folk wave in the UK of the 1950s and 1960s, Topic was the place where most listeners first encountered Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd, The Battlefield Band, The Watersons, Martin Carthy, June Tabor, Shirley Collins, Dick Gaughan, and in its later and still active years, Eliza Carthy and many more.

Sweet Singing Gospel Birds
When: 
Sunday, February 09 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
Rebecca and Rus Perry
Category: 
Folk

There's a long tradition of naming gospel groups for birds. We'll see how many recordings there are of various Hummingbirds and Nightingales. We'll see how sweetly the Swans and Bluejays sing. All birds are welcome!

Edgar Meyer
When: 
Sunday, February 09 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Steve Kindig
Category: 
Folk

Acoustic bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer is tough to pigeonhole. He has played and performed with an endless list of great musicians, from Bela Fleck and Sam Bush to Yo-Yo Ma and Joshua Bell. Over the decades he’s evolved as both a player and composer, and applied his inventive approach to bluegrass, newgrass, classical and jazz.

Dave Evans: Roving Bluegrass with Lee Johnson
When: 
Sunday, February 09 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Lee Johnson with Paul Josey
Category: 
Folk

Guest Host Lee Johnson and Paul Josey dig into the Rebel archives and celebrate the vocal and banjo mastery of bluegrass great Dave Evans. His big voice, ferocious yet tender, inspired many current singers from his early career in the late 60s with Earl Taylor, to the 70s and 80s as band leader, up until 2006's incredible release, Those Pretty Hills. Having spent time with and written about Dave Evans in the Oxford American magazine, guest host Lee Johnson will bring a host of rare stories to tell to go alongside the music of this living legend.

Long Black Veil
When: 
Sunday, February 09 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Monster of Happiness
Category: 
Folk

Few people know the names Danny Dill and Marijohn Wilkin, but nearly every fan of Americana music knows their song “Long Black Veil.” First popularized by Lefty Frizzell, Long Black Veil has been covered by such artists as The Band, Johnny Cash, Joan Baez, Dave Matthews, Greg Allman, Mick Jagger, The Black Crowes, Jerry Garcia, Hazel Dickens, and Nick Cave. The Monster of Happiness will be playing these and many more versions of this iconic song on the Long Black Veil show.

Deep Rivers
When: 
Sunday, February 09 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Tom Marshall
Category: 
Folk

A show that celebrates the lore and stories of rivers in folk, blues, and all types of traditional music. Featured artists will include the Delmore Brothers, John Hartford, Doc Watson, and many more.

Bollywood Gold
When: 
Sunday, February 09 06:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ajinkya Kamat with Bruce Penner
Category: 
Folk

Whilst enjoying the latest hits from Bollywood, film enthusiasts also pine for the music of classic Indian films. Ajinkya Kamat, current local SPIC-MACAY president, joins Bruce of Radio Tropicale for 2 hours of the music of R D Burman and others.

Chris King & Chris Leva Present Alexis Zoumbas and Greek Demotic Music
When: 
Sunday, February 09 08:00PM
Hosted by: 
Chris Leva
Category: 
Folk

Village musicians from the regions of Northern Greece and Southern Albania have produced some of the most enthralling, mesmerizing, and deeply moving pre-war music that the world has scarcely heard. The greatest violinist from this region, Alexis Zoumbas, has been carefully researched and presented in an upcoming collection by Christopher King, a Grammy-winning producer, writer, and sound engineer. Join us when Christopher King and Chris Leva play 78s of auricular majesty from Albania, Greece, and Turkey with an emphasis on the musical alchemy of Alexis Zoumbas. Prepare to be transported to another time and place accessible on the radio only through the magic of WTJU.

Folk in All the Wrong Places
When: 
Sunday, February 09 10:00PM
Hosted by: 
Don Harrison & The Radio Wowsville Crew
Category: 
Folk

You can find folk music everywhere - in the honky tonk, on the pop charts, even blasting out at the punk rock club. Join Don Harrison and the Radio Wowsville crew as they show you all of the different places where traditional folk joins up with pop, country & western, rock 'n' roll and other musical genres. You'll hear from artists ranging from Johnny Cash and George Jones to the Byrds, the Turtles, Nick Cave and Violent Femmes. Listen in and find out why folk music is music for folks... a lot of different folks.

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