Words on World Music

Blog archives for June, 2008

Archive for June, 2008

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

SUNDAY, June 29th @ 10pm     IN THE SPOTLIGHT with CLAUDE DUKE    Claude Duke is a man of style who loves classic Latin melodies and fashion. His two passions brought him to Cuba in search of a classic long-sleeved shirt called a ‘Guayabera’. He not only found the threads he’s always wanted, he found […]

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

 Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, June 29, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear these great Celtic artists! Click on the band names to go to their websites. Lunasa Mozaik The Punters Delhi 2 Dublin Shooglenifty Great Big Sea Karen Matheson Gaelic Storm The Clumsy Lovers Kate Rusby Roddy […]

Friday, June 27th, 2008

   Happy 90th birthday to a man who is an inspriation to, well,  everyone! They held a little party in his honour in London.   I wasn’t invited, but lots of people were.  

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Got out to the Ndidi Onukwulu and Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 show at the Commodore last night, part of the Urban Groove Series at the TD Canada Trust International Jazz Festival…..   Ndidi is a local artist (she went to school with my daughter) and it’s gratifying to see what a fine singer and […]

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

OK, I have lived through 48 hours of what Cal has to endure for the next 8 days.  To review:  Thursday night TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival opening.  Friday night Rio Tinto Alcan Vancouver International Dragon Boat Festival opening. Saturday the first day of life in the trenches.  An afternoon spent on the […]