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Folk Espresso - The Holy Ground

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Oregon has a deep connection to the music of Ireland, and a strong community of musicians and dancers who keep that part of Irish culture flourishing here. In this episode of Folk Espresso, The Holy Ground, join host Jonathan Lay for folk music with connections to Ireland. ... Read more

Celebrating the Music of Norman Blake on Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 03/10/2023 at 5:00am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Join us for Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday morning as we celebrate the music of Norman Blake, the legendary flat-picking guitarist from Rising Fawn, Georgia who turns 85 on March 10th.  We'll enjoy some of Norman's classics, as well as collaborations with his friend, and ... Read more

Grassroots News Presents: Celebrating Etta James and Nina Simone

Airs at: Wed, 03/08/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
"From the Grassroots", a radio show (90.7 FM, Portland) and podcast, where we agitate for social change with music and political commentary. Musical analysis from Professor Soul-calling in from the planet of Rhythm and Blues, to ease our soul is mental health counselor Cher... Read more

Women's History Month

Airs at: Wed, 03/01/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
March is Women’s History Month, so the March 1 Pastures of Plenty show on KBOO features songs of women’s struggles and stories as sung by some great women artists. We’ll hear from Native American women, pioneers in women’s blues, influential women folk artists from the 197... Read more

Celebrating Doc Watson on Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 03/03/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Join us for Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday morning as we celebrate the music of the legendary flat-picking guitarist Doc Watson, who was born 100 years ago on March 3rd.  The master musician from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Deep Gap, NC continues to be a massive influence... Read more

New Folk and Americana

Airs at: Fri, 02/24/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Join me this Friday for a special All Thrills No Frills Volume 2 membership drive edition of the Cascadia Coffeehouse. I'll be featuring some old favorites, as well as new music from Prince William, Forest Sun, Benny Bleu, and more. Read more

Rise When the Rooster Crows -- Fisher Poetry

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Every year since 1998, in the last weekend of February, fisher poets have gathered in Astoria, Oregon to celebrate the livelihood of fishing and its connected community. Last year the gathering was an online all virtual event, but this year it's happening in person. This ep... Read more

Movin' On: Black History Month Special

Airs at: Fri, 02/24/2023 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Movin' On presents a special program celebrating Black History Month this Friday, right after the noon news to 1:30pm. Featured will be selections performed by Odetta, Rhiannon Giddens, Paul Robeson and lots more. Music will range from the blues to music from the civil righ... Read more

Favorite folk and roots on Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Join us for Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday morning as we share new music from Tim Easton, Tim Stafford & Thomm Jutz, the Sam Grisman Project, Cory Walker & Tim O'Brien, and others.  We'll also hear plenty of favorites from artists including Gillian Welch, Pharis & Jason R... Read more

Sounds Unsound late Feb 2023

Airs at: Sun, 02/26/2023 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
New sounds for jaded ears. Read more