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9:50 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Curtis Mayfield tribute, June featured artist Ernest Ranglin, and New Month/New Music

June featured artist Ernest Ranglin
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Monday  June 2

Global Village tours the Caribbean for music from Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica and Puerto Rico from the Mini All Stars, the Buena Vista Social Club’s Ibrahim Ferrer, Jose Gonzalez, and Burning Spear – plus music from Tin Hat, Madagascar’s D’Gary and the Bambara Mystic Soul compilation.

Tuesday  June 3

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9:38 am
Mon June 2, 2014

New Month/New Music time with John Mayall, Chicago Blues All Stars, a Gregg Allman tribute & more

A Special Life, new album from John Mayall
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June 6/8

It’s “New Month/New Music” time as Crossroads teams up with Global Village and Strange Currency at the beginning of every month to highlight the best in new releases.

Among the new blues titles featured at the Crossroads:

Blues rock veteran John Mayall

Vanesse Thomas, daughter of Rufus Thomas

A tribute to Gregg Allman

The Chicago Blues All Stars

Horn man Terry Hanck

The return of Dave and Phil Alvin

Kenny Wayne Shepherd…and more.

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5:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Indigo Girls Still Offering Surprises After Three Decades

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If you’re thinking about attending an Indigo Girls concert or have in the past, you know that you should always expect the unexpected. The band wants to make sure that fans never see the same show twice.

“We’ll throw new songs in. I’ll be working on something and throw it in or we’ll do something with the opening band. We try to keep it fresh by just having a musical experience.”

Band co-founder Amy Ray says there are certain songs that fans have to hear and that the band has to play but those, she adds, are never a chore.

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8:34 am
Thu May 29, 2014

New releases from Neil Young, John Fullbright, other Americana acts this week on Strange Currency

June featured artist Bob Mould

Monday, June 2: Guitarist Ty Citerman has been making rock-inflected jazz (and jazz-inflected rock) for well over a decade with the band Gutbucket. He’s just released his first solo album, Bop Kaballah, which blends elements of traditional Jewish music and the art of improvisation. Citerman is joined by his Gutbucket bandmates Ken Thomson and Adam Gold as well as good friend Ben Holmes. The record is in part influenced by Citerman’s own experience playing both secular and religious music.

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5:00 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Wichita Musicians David Lord And Les Easterby Team Up To Deliver 'WOW'

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David Lord and Les Easterby are two of the most recognizable names in Wichita music. Lord cut his teeth in the jazz-rock band Solagget and more recently The Wonder Revolution while Easterby worked his way through a number of bands including And Academy, The World Palestine and, more recently, The World Palindrome.

The old friends saw a lot of each other while Easterby was working on the latest World Palindrome recording and, Lord says, that’s when their first collaboration, The Wonder Revolution’s WOW, began.

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2:21 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

New Settlers' Radio Hour features Still on the Hill duo

Folkgrass duo Still on the Hill

Saturday, May 31:

It's another Best of the Best this week on New Settler's Radio Hour with the eclectic, talented and completely charming alt-bluegrass group Still on the Hill, recorded at the Old Settlers Inn. 

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11:39 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Soulsations Sunday: Solo project from Chanel of Trin-i-tee 5:7 and the Riverfest Gospel Concert

Trin-i-tee 5:7's Chanel

Sunday, June 1

Hear music from Chanel.  She's one-half of the Dove Award winning duo Trin-i-tee 5:7.  The smoky alto recently released her first solo gospel project.

Also listen for the latest news on national and local artists featured at the Wichita Riverfest Gospel concert set for Monday, June 2nd.  2013 Grammy award nominee Tamela Mann will be part of the lineup. 

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9:32 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Blue Note Records featured on Straight No Chaser

American jazz tenor saxophonist Ike Quebec
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Sunday, June 1:

Tonight Straight No Chaser joins Night Train in featuring Blue Note Records, an American jazz record label, on the occasion of their 75th Anniversary. 

Blue Note artists featured on tonight's show include tenor saxophonists Ike Quebec and Johnny Griffin, and jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell.

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9:20 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Birthday of Miles Davis + tribute albums and more Scofield and Sun Ra

Jazz legend Miles Davis

Monday 5.26.14

Night Train marks birthdays of singer Peggy Lee and jazz legend Miles Davis (including a special about the making of his classic album, Kind of Blue, in hour two of the show). Plus more from May featured artists John Scofield (including music he did with Miles) and Sun Ra, and new music from guitartists Dave Stryker and Greg Amirault.

Tuesday 5.27.14

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9:12 am
Tue May 27, 2014

New music from Nigeria, Spain and Spanish Harlem + a final fling with accordions!

Kronos Quartet's latest world music project on Global Village
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Monday May 26

Global Village remembers Buena Vista Social Club pianist Ruben Gonzalez and Brazilian accordionist Sivuca for their birthdays. Plus new music from Monty Alexander’s Harlem-Kingston Express, Bobby Sanabria’s Que Viva Harlem!, and Yaaba Funk.

Tuesday May 27

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