World Rhythms

Get your musical passport stamped as our regular roster of rotating hosts take you around the world to experience new cultures and new sounds.

Vieux Farka Toure on World Rhythms

Sep 30, 2013

This week's host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré, in advance of his WDIY sponsored performance at Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Alo Brasil on World Rhythms

Aug 15, 2013

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith welcomes Alex Shaw and Patricio Acevedo of the band Alo Brasil. The band will be bringing a taste of Brazilian carnaville to the studio for an interview and live performance prior to their show at Musikfest on the Volksplatz stage at 7pm later that evening.

The Board of Directors of WDIY announced that its Executive Director, Dr. Bill Dautremont-Smith will retire by the end of the summer. The Board plans to engage in a national search to fill the position. Dautremont-Smith, who will assist with the transition, spent five years at WDIY as Executive Director. Prior to that, he served on the board of directors for four years, and has been a volunteer on-air host for the past ten years.