Bob Kaspar spins Christmas music for Scrooges and curmudgeons on the Winter Solstice, Thursday, Dec 21 from 9 am to Noon. Tune in for a light-hearted escape from the burdensome traditions and bloated commercialism. Bob, also known as “The Folk Anarchist” and “The Tall Guy,” formerly hosted the Tuesday morning folk show on WORT for […]
On Thursday, May 18 at 10 am, Chris Ruppenthal (renowned string player for local bands such as Mal-O-Dua) will join Terry O’ for thirty minutes of Hawaiian music played from Chris’ collection of rare 78 rpm recordings.
We are nearing the end of WORT’s winter 2017 We’re Still Here pledge drive, and we still have a lot of wonderful listeners who we haven’t heard from yet! On this pledge drive edition of Diaspora, Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles and Dave Fallow, the Radio Naturalist, will be going on an audio safari with lots […]
With the new year approaching, Diaspora host Terry O provides a compilation of favorite music from 2016. In no particular order: Abbar el Hamada – by Aziza Brahim – Glitterbeat label A stunning album of gorgeous songs that come from Brahim’s experience being born and raised in a Sahrawi refugee camp. “El canto de la […]
On Thursday, August 4th, the gypsy jazz trio Ameranouche will perform live on Diaspora after the folk calendar, around 10:40 am or so. Hailing from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the trio consists of Richard Sheppard and Jack Soref on guitar and Michael Harrist on bass. The group plays a fusion of gypsy jazz and flamenco music, […]
There are two festivals with folk and world music coming up in Madison this week. You can find more by going to the Diaspora website. Thurs, July 28, 5:00 pm Madison Central Park Sessions 2016 The Honky Tonk Session – FREE 5:00 pm – Beth Kille Band 6:30 pm – Nikki Hill 8:30 pm – […]