Tune in to Orange County Special this Sunday at 10am for a highlight on old time, blues, and religious music distinctive to North Carolina w/ folklore grad students Emily Hilliard and Steve Kruger. The show will cover themes of outlaw murders, mill songs, stars of early NC radio, black banjo and stringband music, and feature an interview w/ 4th generation banjo player and ballad singer Rick Ward.
Afroz Taj and John Caldwell, UNC Asian Studies professors and hosts of WKNC's Geet Bazaar, present "Courtesan Cabaret" on the Global Music Show this Wednesday (11/24) at 9 PM. Listen at 89.3 FM or stream at wxyc.org to hear their commentary on Bollywood song-and-dance numbers performed by courtesans, tawaifs, or "item girls."
Catch a last minute interview with Dave Tompkins (How to Wreck a Nice Beach, The Wire, Vocoder/Miami Bass Enthusiast) TODAY AT 3PM on WXYC. Some really great vocoder jams will be spun and a good time will be had by all.