Bob Kaspar spins Christmas music for Scrooges and curmudgeons on the Winter Solstice, Thursday, Dec 21 from 9 am to Noon. Tune in for a light-hearted escape from the burdensome traditions and bloated commercialism. Bob, also known as “The Folk Anarchist” and “The Tall Guy,” formerly hosted the Tuesday morning folk show on WORT for […]
Howdy, listeners I will be leaving the country in four months and I’m not sure when I will be back. Join me for one of the last Queen of Exiles editions of Diaspora on Thursday, June first, from 9 am until noon. We’ll soak up the sun and get ready for summer together. I look forward […]
On Thursday, May 18 at 10 am, Chris Ruppenthal (renowned string player for local bands such as Mal-O-Dua) will join Terry O’ for thirty minutes of Hawaiian music played from Chris’ collection of rare 78 rpm recordings.
Diaspora’s Terry O’Laughlin shares an interesting conversation about music and musical history with the great Indian tabla master Ustad Zakir Hussain, who’s worked with Mickey Hart, John McLaughlin, Eric Harland, Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Béla Fleck, Pharoah Sanders, Charles Lloyd and many more. Zakir Hussain appears with Rahul Sharma on Thursday, April 27, 8 […]
We are nearing the end of WORT’s winter 2017 We’re Still Here pledge drive, and we still have a lot of wonderful listeners who we haven’t heard from yet! On this pledge drive edition of Diaspora, Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles and Dave Fallow, the Radio Naturalist, will be going on an audio safari with lots […]
WORT’s “We’re Still Here” 2017 winter pledge drive is in full swing. On Thursday, Diaspora host Terry O’ and substitute host Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles will be on air reminding you that you love hearing world music on local radio, performed by artists who often don’t get the recognition they deserve. You know the best […]