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Folk Music & Beyond: Piping Hot!

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Irish Uilleann Piper Kara Doyle

Live music this Saturday (2/9) 3 p.m. on KALW’s Folk Music & Beyond features two masters of the Irish uilleann pipes, Todd Denman and Tim Hill. They’ll perform some tunes and talk about the 2019 West Coast Tionól, a big gathering of pipers on February 15–17, 2019 (Presidents’ Day weekend). The weekend will be hosted by the San Francisco Pipers’ Club, celebrating its 40th anniversary with workshops and sessions. Master pipers will perform in concert at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley on the 16th. Visit https://www.sfpipersclub.org/tionol.html for tickets and scheduling.

If you missed today's show, the program is archived for one week following the broadcast.  You can find the link here:  https://www.kalw.org/programs/folk-music-beyond 

JoAnn Mar is a veteran radio announcer, producer and host of Folk Music & Beyond, heard every Saturday from 3 to 5 pm. In her spare time, she is a radio documentary producer/journalist. Her news reports and features have aired on NPR, Voice of America, The Charles Osgood File, Pacifica Radio and AARP's series Prime Time Radio. Topics covered include prisons, end-of-life, women's issues, the plight of immigrants and public education.