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Folk Music & Beyond: Farewell to Joan Baez

May 10, 2018

Legendary folk singer Joan Baez recently announced that 2018 will be her final year of touring.  When her tour ends, she will retire from the road.  This coming Saturday at 3 pm, Folk Music & Beyond will be paying tribute to Baez and celebrating her six decades in music.  Highlighting our tribute will be  songs from her latest and most likely her final CD "Whistle Down The Wind."

Sweet Honey In The Rock on MLK weekend!

Jan 15, 2016

For Martin Luther King weekend, join us for music and conversation with Sweet Honey founder Bernice Johnson Reagon tomorrow (this Saturday) at 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond." She talks about how Sweet Honey got started and the many musical influences that form the basis of Sweet Honey's music. Reagon also talks at length about her activism in the 60's civil rights and social justice movements.  This program is available on-demand one week after the original broadcast on KALW's Local Music Player by clicking on the "Music & Arts" tab on the homepage.