Entries by World Music Director

Planet Cruz: Local Comedy at the Rio Theatre

Coming to the Rio Theatre this Saturday is Planet Cruz,  a comedy/variety show dedicated to ‘keeping it weird’, will feature the music of “the Goddess of Soul”  Tammi Brown and  Peter Cor and the Planetoid Band; Rhan Wilson, Matt Bohn, and Kevin Di Noto. The Comedians include: Teresa Tudury , Don Reed as seen on  HBO, Showtime, and […]

World Charts in Mid November

Top 10 New world music:  BOMBAY ROYALE  The Island Of Dr. Electrico TOUMANI DIABATE AND SIDIKI DIABATE-Toumani and Sidiki ALSARAH AND THE NUBATONES-Silt BEBEL GILBERTO-Tudo ANA TIJOUX-Vengo SILVA-Ocean View PELIROJA-Injusticia IREESH LAL-Ethnotronica VARIOUS ARTISTS-Psychedelic Planet CECILIA NOEL -Havana Rocks New world adds: BATIDA-Dois ARTO AND ANTTI JA„RVELA„-Os Fera Liluli SAMMY FIGUEROA AND GLAUCIA NASSER-Talisman PERUQUOIS-The Original […]

Newest World Releases

Time for fresh World Music on your multicultural plate! Still lovin’ that twisty new bossa nova from Thievery Corporation and desert rock from Tinariwen. Add La Misa Negra to the list! An old school style Cumbria group from Oakland with a kick. As hard as it is to stop playing these three on repeat mode, […]

La Misa Negra & Stellamara May 23rd

Spring is the season for shaking it. If you’re looking for fantastic world music to get everybody’s on the dance floor, may we suggest internationally acclaimed electro-acoustic artist Stellamara? In collaboration with Colleena Shakti, Stellamara will showcase Odissi, Indian classical and contemporary dance, along with  Persian devotional dance artists Kristen Sague and Aliah Najmabadi. It’ll be an  immersion full […]

New World Music

On the way to Memorial Day weekend, our world music “repeat plays” go to electronic group Thievery Corporation with their fantastic twist on classic bossa nova, Tuareg musicians Tinariwen’s newest album and the latest psychedelic tropicália from Caetano Veloso. Here’s the Top Ten: 1 THIEVERY CORPORATION-Saudade 2 TINARIWEN – Emmaar 3 CAETANO VELOSO –  Abracaco 4 […]