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The Little Concert Series: Durham County Poets

The Little Concert Series presents: DURHAM COUNTY POETS Fri Jan 26th 2018, Little Theatre 1.
Doors at 7pm, show at 8. Tickets available online now $15 advance / $20 door.
The Durham County Poets are a lively and soulful group, who write and perform an eclectic blend of blues, folk and rock, with tinges of country, gospel and swing tossed in for good measure. They are five seasoned musicians, all of whom are songwriters, who work together individually and collaboratively in...

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Some of the prominent popular musicians who passed away in 2017 are celebrated in a one-hour special hosted by public radio music historian Paul Ingles.  Music included from Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Chris Cornell, Gregg Allman, Tom Petty, Glen Campbell, J. Geils, Pat Dinizio, and Paul Buckmaster. Join us on New Year's Day at 6PM on WRUR. 

A NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970s, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio complement for this holiday occasion. It's festive jazz you can party to. Spirited, improvised, and swinging, each segment is hosted by Christian McBride.

  The Splendid Table's annual live Thanksgiving call-in show is back on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 12 PM-2 PM ET. This year we have double the fun with hosts Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Francis Lam tag teaming. This will be Lynne's last Turkey Confidential as she retires at the end of 2017 and turns over the reins to Francis in 2018.

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WRUR Song of the Day Video

Latest Different Radio Music News

In 1983, the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto tried a grand experiment. While the singers performed Elektra in German onstage, simultaneous translations in English were projected above the stage. These "supertitles," as they've come to be known, were quickly adopted at opera houses and are now an expected part of the opera-going experience.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

It's clear Drake has earned the right to play by his own rules. And while the quadruple platinum-selling star was fairly silent in the last half of 2017, he did give fans a promise at the end of his March project, More Life.

"I'll be back in 2018 to give you the summary," Drizzy raps at the end of "Do Not Disturb."

Musician MILCK On The Women's March

Jan 20, 2018

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

You may have heard this song before.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "QUIET")

MILCK: (Singing) Put on your face. Know your place.

I am MILCK. I am a singer-songwriter. I have found myself on a whirlwind of a journey ever since January 2017.

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World Cafe on WRUR

The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country.

From its legendary beachfront locale to its celebrations of folk music's past, the Newport Folk Festival draws on more than half a century of celebrated traditions. But it's also an event in which folk's boundaries are tested: This is, after all, where Bob Dylan famously plugged in an electric guitar 49 years ago, in the process enraging the purists in the crowd.

World Cafe, July 21-25

Jul 21, 2014
pastemagazine.com

Here's the line-up for this week! World Cafe airs at 2pm.

Monday, July 21, 2014

On this Vintage Cafe, David Dye looks back at his 2009 conversation with The Avett Brothers.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Founding member of Everything But The Girl, English musician Ben Watt has a new solo record called Hendra.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Hüsker Dü frontman, Bob Mould, just released his 11th solo album, Beauty & Ruin.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Different Radio will be at GrassRoots this Friday for a special edition of Open Tunings. Join Scott Regan and Tracey Craig, host of Rootabaga Boogie, broadcasting live from the festival, starting at 10 AM. During the broadcast, scheduled to appear on the program are Richie & Rosie, James Leva, Driftwood, Lake Street Dive, and Jim Lauderdale. Tune in live for this special broadcast on Friday, or stop by our location on the track near the Infield Stage. 

  

World Cafe, July 14-18

Jul 14, 2014
play.com

Kinda muggy this week. Come along with us to Iceland on World Cafe, starting at 2pm. 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Take a musical journey through Iceland on this week's Sense of Place series, which begins today with a Vintage Cafe with Ásgeir. Plus, we find out about the best new Icelandic bands with Oli P. from Reykjavik’s Ras 2 Radio.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

World Cafe, July 7-11

Jul 7, 2014
pitchfork.com

It's another week of live music and conversation on World Cafe!

Monday, July 7th, 2014

On this Vintage Cafe, English band, The xx play live music from their sophomore record, Coexist.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Singer-songwriter and Grammy award winning producer, Joe Henry performs new music from his album, Invisible Hour.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Saintseneca drop by to chat about their newest LP, Dark Arc.

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Here's the line-up for this week. The show airs from 2-4pm.

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires have separate recording careers, but they played a special duo performance on this Vintage Cafe from 2013.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

John Fullbright's remarkable debut earned a Grammy nomination two years ago, and Songs is the brand new follow-up.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Join us this Friday at Noon as Strand Of Oaks performs our weekly Live from World Cafe Live 

World Cafe, June 23-27

Jun 23, 2014
pausemusicale.com

Here's the guest list for World Cafe this week. Tune in from 2-4pm!

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

World Cafe, June 9 - 13

Jun 9, 2014
stereogum.com

Here's the line-up for this week! Tune in weekdays at 2pm.

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Looking back to last year for another Vintage Cafe, David Dye welcomes London Grammar, whose debut album, If You Wait, went platinum in their native UK.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Roots revivalists and former leaders of The Blasters, Dave & Phil Alvin, have returned for a new tribute album to Big Bill Broonzy entitled, Common Ground: their first as a duo.

This week's Live From World Cafe Live features David Gray, who will perform to a Sold Out crowd at noon on Friday.
David Gray comes back to town in support of his new album, Mutineers, the latest in a long list of consistently great

   music released by Gray, whose first album, A Century Ends, was released in 1993. Since then, the past 21 years have been a whirlwind for UK-born Gray, releasing new music and touring virtually nonstop. He's amassed 10 albums of fantastic music – including 1998’s White Ladder and it’s hit single “Babylon." 

 

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