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On the 241st edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll start with some folk and contemporary music from Norway with a side trip to Japan. We'll hear a collision of Persian poetry with Balkan brass, and a modern reimaginging of American folk music. And along the way, we'll stop in Belgium, France, Ireland and Finland. Artists on the show include the Erlend Viken Trio, Unni Løvlid, Ghalia Benali & Maak, Tondo, Ensemble Eiru, Dick Connette's Too Sad for the Public, Frigg and The Amestoy Trio.


On the 240th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll hear voices and instruments from the Arctic north of Finland, some Brazilian rock, music for cranes and flutes from Sweden, some very rootsy 'rap' from Ghana, middle eastern adventures from Belgium and Brittany, and further adventures in Italy, Sweden and Portugal. And we'll finish off with a visit to a most interesting barber shop. Artists this week include Tapani Rinne & Wimme Sari, Jonas Simonsson, King Ayisoba, Hedningarna, The Osama Abdulrasol Quintet, Kazut De Tyr, Mimmo Epifani, Lena Willemark, Carmen Souza & Theo Pascal, and Cory Seznec.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 239th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll hear from an Azmari band from Ethiopia, get some gritty rhythms from Malawi, Breton tunes with a middle eastern tinge and a bit of jazz. There will be voices, accordions and strings from Denmark, Spain and France, and some new sounds from Cyprus. Artists will include Trio Tekke with Dave deRose, Basco, Ti Jaz, Kazut de Tyr, Carmen Paris & Nabyla Maan, Fendika, Kukaya and The Tonga Boys.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 237th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll hear a revered duo from England, trios from Sweden, Scotland and Denmark, a quartet from the Netherlands and big bands and ensembles from Congo, Brazil, Denmark and Italy. Artists will include Zenobia, Väsen, Carthy & Swarbrick, Lau, L'Orchestre Afrisa International, Antonio Nobrega, Ambrogio Sparagna, Accordone with Marco Beasely, Antonio Castrignano, Mynsterland MandolinMan.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 236th edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll do some casual globe hopping, with visits to central France, Palestine, Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Netherlands, Moravia and Hungary. Artists on the program this week will include Feule Caracal, Trio Mediaeval with Arve Henricksen, Bonifica Emiliana Veneta, Vrang, Dálava, Meszecsinka, Mehmet Polat Trio, and Duo Sabil.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 235th edition of RootsWorld radio, we'll start and finish with two takes on a classic old Italian pop song about Americans. We'll hear from trios Cyprus, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, bagpipes from Italy and Portugal, and more music from Mali, Tanzania, Ireland and the US. Performers on the show include Acquaragia Drom, Vrang, Trio Tekke, Ensemble Eriu, Albaluna, Trad.Attack, Fiumerapido, Väsen, Oumou Sangare, Seydu with Mariem Hassan, Mary Leonard, Olivia Chaey & Kronos Quartet, and Renato Carosone.


234th edition of RootsWorld Radio starts off with a Nickel Creek connection in Denmark and ends with Kurt Cobain a la Belgium. Go figure. Along the way, we'l hear jazz and folk from Spain,and folk and pop from China. Artists this week include Mynsterland, Ialma with Quentin Dujardin and Didier Laloy, El Diluvi, Jerez Texas, The Jerez Le Cam Quartet, Ajam, Buyi, HorseRadio and Aranis.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


234th edition of RootsWorld Radio starts off with a Nickel Creek connection in Denmark and ends with Kurt Cobain a la Belgium. Go figure. Along the way, we'l hear jazz and folk from Spain,and folk and pop from China. Artists this week include Mynsterland, Ialma with Quentin Dujardin and Didier Laloy, El Diluvi, Jerez Texas, The Jerez Le Cam Quartet, Ajam, Buyi, HorseRadio and Aranis.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


234th edition of RootsWorld Radio starts off with a Nickel Creek connection in Denmark and ends with Kurt Cobain a la Belgium. Go figure. Along the way, we'l hear jazz and folk from Spain,and folk and pop from China. Artists this week include Mynsterland, Ialma with Quentin Dujardin and Didier Laloy, El Diluvi, Jerez Texas, The Jerez Le Cam Quartet, Ajam, Buyi, HorseRadio and Aranis.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


On the 233rd edition of RootsWorld Radio, we'll visit the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean for some vocal and percussion music called maloya. Then we'll move north west to Mali and then across the Atlantic to Brazil. We'll head back to the north east and hear new recordings from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Artists on the program will include Väsen, Mamadou Kelly, Vieux Farka Toure, Dona Onete, Bragr, Vrang, Danyél Waro, and Jaakko Laitenen & Väära Raha.


Audio courtesy of our partners at RadioFolk.dk


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