SPECIAL: International Women's Day

Mar 6, 2018

Left to right: Oumou Sangare, Jenny Lewis, Audrey Ochoa, Zap Mama (Marie Daulne), Barbara Morrison

KMUW Music is teaming up to celebrate International Women's Day with five hours of music from women artists. Tune in to Global Village, Strange Currency and Night Train from 7:00 p.m. to midnight on March 8. In honor of Women's History Month, KMUW Music is also featuring women artists throughout March.

Global Village gets the International Women’s Day celebration underway with music from female artists from around the world – including Cape Verde’s barefoot diva  Cesaria Evora, the Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz, Mali’s acclaimed Oumou Sangare, fado star Mariza, African vocal group Zap Mama, and rock icon Marianne Faithfull.

The special continues on Strange Currency with music from Petra Haden, Liz Phair, Joni Mitchell, Rilo Kiley and many more.

International Women's Day wraps up on Night Train. Hear new music from the Diva Jazz Orchestra, pianist and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen, a Night Train 2017 favorite album from trombonist Audrey Ochoa, Piano Jazz Great Marian McPartland, singers Barbara Morrison and Etta Jones, and in hour two, a special celebrating Jazz Women of the ‘60s.

  • Global Village | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Strange Currency | 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
  • Night Train | 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.