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Calexico On World Cafe

Tejano-loving indie stars Joey Burns and John Convertino visit the World Cafe studios for a four-song set.

Creating Church Music: You've Got To Feel It

Earnestine Rodgers Robinson had no formal musical training. So when she volunteered to plan an Easter church program, she didn't realize it would lead to a successful career composing classical music. She talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about her life's work.

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell: Harmonizing To That 'Old Yellow Moon'

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been friends and collaborators since they first met in 1974. While they always wanted to make an album together, they never got around to it until now. Old Yellow Moon includes songs by Crowell, Patti Scialfa, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson among others.
Saturday, April 27, 2013

Kingman Island Bluegrass And Folk Festival

Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival celebrates its 4th annual all-day local music, food and arts festival on Saturday, April 27.


The Many Sounds Of 1993 Bay Area Rap

Overlooked by the industry, Bay Area rappers as different as E-40, Too Short and The Coup were free to make and sell music that didn't sound like anybody else's.
Sunday, May 12, 2013

Children's Chorus Of Washington

Children's Chorus of Washington presents “Choral Journey to the East," a spring concert that takes you on a musical journey to China, Korea, Indonesia and Japan.


Deke Richards, Motown Producer And Songwriter, Dies

As head of the songwriting, arranging and producing team known as The Corporation, Richards was behind hits such as The Jackson Five's "ABC" and The Supremes' "Love Child."

Heavy Rotation: 5 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Our panel of public-radio music obsessives has five more favorites to share. Download new music from CHVRCHES, Joey Bada$$, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper and Frightened Rabbit, plus a sick remix of Tame Impala by Australian producer Light Year.