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Host Keith Kelleher welcomes teenage singer-songwriter Lily Mae, whose voice has been compared to Joni Mitchell, to the studio for an interview and live performance prior to her performance at 5pm at Musikfest on the Lyrikplatz stage, for which WDIY is the media sponsor.
Host Mike Space welcomes band members from the Whiskeyhickon Boys to the studio for a live performance prior to their show on Main Street at Musikfest later that night. They are also performing at Liederplatz on Friday.
Host Bill Dautremont-Smith welcomes Sofia Rei to the studio for an interview and live performance. She is an internationally acclaimed Argentinian jazz and world music vocalist. She will be performing at Plaza Tropical at 6pm tonight, and then onto Lincoln Center on Thursday.
Host Carlos Benjamin welcomes John Gorka to the studio for an interview and live performance, prior to his two appearances during Musikfest, the first during the opening ceremony at 6pm, and then at 9pm on the Liederplatz stage later that evening. (Original air date August 2, 2013.)
Host Keith Kelleher talks with Dave Wakeling of The English Beat. He talks about his new release, Specialized II: Beat Teenage Cancer. This second music compilation is a tribute to the music of The English Beat, with all proceeds of the album going to the Teenage Cancer Trust. The band also recently performed in a WDIY sponsored show at Musikfest Cafe.
SoulRagga vocalist and percussionist Camille Armstrong and bass player, Steve 'Z' Zalalas stopped by the studio for an interview and live performance, prior to the band playing at Tunes at Twilight in Historic Bethlehem last week. Enjoy!
Contemporary American rock musician and singer-songwriter from Willy Porter, along with vocalist Carmen Nickerson, stopped by the WDIY to talk about the importance of public radio, and to play a few songs, as part of our Public Radio Music Month celebration.