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Session Americana
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Session Americana
WUMB Studio
recorded on March 31, 2015

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We were lucky enough to have Dan Blakeslee, Patrick Coman, John Colvert and Matt Smith of Club Passim in studio to talk about the upcoming New England Americana Festival in August 2014

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Sunday April 12, 2015

Tent Show Radio 6:00 am
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

the Preservation Hall Jazz Band migrates north for a Tent Show extravaganza
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Art Of The Song 7:00 am
Robb Murphy

Robb Murphy?s inimitable style derives from his background as a producer/engineer. Retaining all the hallmarks that separates him from his contemporaries in the singer-songwriter world ? he has the creativity, the passion, the raw emotion and the haunting beauty that great singer songwriters are made of
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American Routes 12:00 pm
Festival Time in Lafayette, LA

join us on the festival grounds in Lafayette, LA for the annual Festival International. We'll sample outstanding live performances in Cajun, Creole, Latin and Blues, including Keb' Mo', Sonny Landreth, and Steve Riley. Be sure to get out your dancing shoes for cumbia with Miami's Locos Por Juana, two-steps with Yvette Landry and Cajun waltzes with the Lost Bayou Ramblers. Plus an all-star South Louisiana tribute to the best of swamp pop, Cajun classics and zydeco
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Commonwealth Journal 7:00 pm
Paul Grogan

Paul Grogan of the Boston Foundation talks with host Ira Jackson
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Monday April 13, 2015

World Cafe 10:00 pm
Laura Marling

Twenty-five year old British singer-songwriter, Laura Marling?s fifth release, Short Movie chronicles her year in L.A
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Tuesday April 14, 2015

World Cafe 10:00 pm
Tobias Jesso Jr.

Canadian musician Tobias Jesso Jr. plays piano-based ballads on his debut release called Goon
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Wednesday April 15, 2015

World Cafe 10:00 pm
Greg Holden

British singer-songwriter Greg Holden gives us a taste of his newly released album Chase the Sun
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Thursday April 16, 2015

World Cafe 10:00 pm
Nora Jane Struthers

Wake is American singer-songwriter Nora Jane Struthers? most diverse release
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Friday April 17, 2015

World Cafe 10:00 pm
Foster the People

We?ll revisit an exciting 2011 session with Foster The People on this Vintage Cafe
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Saturday April 18, 2015

Etown 7:00 am
Steve Earle / David Amram

Returning to the eTown stage is our friend, legendary country/rock singer and songwriter Steve Earle. Also with us, a true American cultural treasure: Composer/multi-instrumentalist/author David Amram. As a classical composer and performer, David?s integration of jazz, folkloric and world music has led him to collaborate with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Willie Nelson, Langston Hughes, Nina Simone, Leonard Bernstein, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Jack Kerouac and many more, for close to seven decades. Plus, our eChievement Award story this week features a woman helping a suffering village in Mali get back on their feet and on their way to self-sufficiency
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Highway 61 Revisited 8:00 am
Dusty Springfield / Skip Spence / Mark Volman

Dusty Springfield, Alexander 'Skip' Spence and Mark Volman's birthdays will be feted as well as producers Paul Rothchild and Jack Nitzsche
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Mountain Stage 2:00 pm
Randy Newman / Richard Thompson

Matapat; Reader and (Clive) Gregson / (Boo) Hewerdine also perform
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Music City Roots 4:00 pm
Sam Bush Band

Detour (Michigan) , Becky Buller (Nashville) and Balsam Range (Asheville) also perform
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