Genre: Music mix
Welcome to Gumbo Variations, where every week at this time we’ll cook up a musical stew to satisfy your hungry ears. We’ll start with a roux of jazz and blues, add some meaty rock and roll, spice it up with some folk, country, and bluegrass, add some saucy R&B and world music, and serve it up on a big plate of Americana.
Since 1984, 'Playing music inspired by the rock 'n' roll explosion of 1955-1966: From the original artists in the mid-50's through today's rock 'n' rollers that carry on the tradition! Greasy R&B, Rockabilly, Instrumental, Surf, Twist, British Invasion, Garage Rock, Novelty, Glam, Pub Rock, a bit of 'late 1970's & Punk/New Wave for good measure, and all the artists who have sparked the rock 'n' roll revivals starting in the 1980's and still going strong today, with an emphasis on music created right here in Rockin' Rochester!
"Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.
Hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon and produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions, "Afropop Worldwide" draws on an unprecedented array of reporters, artists and cultural guides to present an hour that is authoritative, comprehensive and hugely entertaining.
Genre: World Music, AAA
Hosted by Putumayo's CEO and Founder Dan Storper and KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures, now heard internationally on more than 170 commercial and non-commercial stations around the world.
PWMH playlists include well-known names like Bob Marley, Sting, Loreena McKennitt, and Santana, along with exceptional, underexposed international artists. The one-hour radio program also features interviews with world-class music makers such as Los Lobos, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, and Taj Mahal who eagerly support and have been influenced by world music.
Genre: Irish, Celtic