Monday, March 29
The ultimate Monday of each month, we current World Village on the Savannah Music Competition, our award-winning month-to-month live performance sequence (First Place within the 2020 Kansas Affiliation of Broadcasters Annual Awards within the Particular Program class) showcasing high world music artists and teams who’ve appeared on the prestigious annual pageant that takes place every spring in Savannah, Georgia.
All through March World Village has been celebrating Girls’s Historical past Month and we proceed the salute right here with a efficiency from Fatoumata Diawara, the acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, and – uncommon for an African girl – guitarist, whose work has garnered each Grammy and Oscar nominations.
Tuesday, March 30
World Village goes all day-glo this time with a program dedicated to psychedelic sounds from all over the world. We’ll hear Latin, Turkish, and Asian psychedelia from the likes of New York’s Pucho & the Latin Soul Brothers, Mexico’s Sonido Gallo Negro, Colombia’s Afrosound, groundbreaking Turkish psychedelic band Moğollar, and two artists impressed by Jimi Hendrix, Vietnamese guitarist Nguyen Le and Indian guitarist Prasanna.
Wednesday, March 31
World Village celebrates one in all its favourite holidays – Hug a Medievalist Day, marking the event with music from and impressed by the Center Ages from DOA, Kirk Elliott & the Orchestra of Unmitigated Gaul, Radio Tarifa, Trio Mediaeval, the Dufay Collective, Jordi Savall with Hesperion XXI, and extra.
Thursday, April 1
World Village kicks off the April Siblings function with music from Sergio and Odair Assad (the featured artists for this month’s World Village on the Savannah Music Competition live performance); marks the birthday of reggae legend Jimmy Cliff (together with music from The More durable They Come soundtrack, which was simply inducted into the Nationwide Recording Registry); and highlights world music nominees for this yr’s Canadian Folks Awards – together with the Sultans of String, Okan, Mazocote, Emilyn Stam & John David Williams, Aviva Chernick, Zal Sissokho, and Benjamin Barrile.
Friday, April 2
It’s New Month/New Music time within the World Village. Every month, World Village devotes a whole present to the most effective of not too long ago launched and forthcoming world music albums. Among the many highlights this time:
The return of a ‘70s traditional from South African saxophonist Teaspoon & the Waves
Traditional tracks from Zimbabwe’s pioneering Hallelujah Hen Run Band
The Transglobal World Music Chart’s Better of 2020 compilation
Ivorian reggae artist Jah Mild
The French-Swiss Jah Jazz Orchestra
A sunny Brazilian set from Joao Selva
A surprising new work from the Warsaw Village Band
And a meditative new mission from pipa participant Wu Man with shakuhachi participant Kijiro Umezaki.