Words on World Music

Blog archives for June, 2010


Archive for June, 2010

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

We’re going from strength to strength with the local festivals.  From the Jazz Fest we head straight over to the Vancouver Folk Music Festival — and their line up of great World Musicians. On this week’s worldbeatCanada radio podcast Cal Koat has Artistic Director Linda Tanaka on the phone, chatting about the festival, the artists, […]

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

  Festival season started with a splash.  Last week, the Rio Tinto Dragon Boat Festival led off the season’s musical treats with two days of world artists. And the TD Vancouver International Jazz  Festival is up and running.  Read about that at our blog and hear a sampler of the artists who will be appearing. […]

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Summer means festivals around this city, and we’re just about to enjoy one of the best — the 25th TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.  Thanks to the folk at Coastal Jazz and Blues for one of the best line-ups ever! Our own Cal Koat will be emcee at the Urban Groove series at the Commodore […]

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

  Summertime!  It’s here at last (at least officially.  Unofficially, we’re calling this month June-uary). Time to mingle and mix, and slip into those flip-flops and shorts. Wherever you go this season, be sure to take along Celt in a Twist. Listen at the iTunes store for easy download. Or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, June20, […]

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Happy Father’s Day!  And happy summer solstice — my favourite pagan holiday! This week Cal Koat takes a walk on the world side with an hour of the best world music on the planet. Catch it at the player here, or at the worldbeatcanada.com website, here. Or, get the show at the iTunes store. Alex […]