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Lotus Live features live performances from Bloomington’s annual Lotus World and Music Festival artists.

Meklit – WFHB Interview Lotus 2017

WFHB’s Adriane Pontecorvo checks in with Meklit Hadero in advance of her 2017 Lotus Festival performances. Lotus Festival Performances: Friday, September 29 @ 7:15pm Buskirk-Chumley Theater Saturday, September 30 @ 9:00pm Picture Gallery/Old National Bank Tent Interview Host: Adriane Pontecorvo Produced and Edited by Jim Manion Songs: “I Want To Sing For Them All”, “Supernova”, “Yerakeh Yeresal” from the Meklit …

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Making Movies – WFHB Interview Lotus 2017

WFHB’s Adriane Pontecorvo checks in with Making Movies front-man Enrique Chi in advance of their 2017 Lotus Festival performances. Lotus 2017 Performances – Ivy Tech Community College Tent on Fourth Street (right in front of WFHB). Friday, September 29 @ 9:00pm Saturday, September 20 @ 7:15pm Interview Host: Adriane Pontecorvo Produced and Edited by Jim Manion Songs: “Brave Enough”, “Locura …

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Lotus Live – Giri and Uma Peters

Brother and sister bluegrass prodigies Giri and Uma Peters joined us on September 30th for a Lotus Live session at Blockhouse Studios. Songs performed: 1. How to Help the World 2. Zoey’s Reel 3. Sitting on Top of the World Interview Host: Adriane Pontecorvo Live Radio Mix: Andy Beargie Session Producer: Jim Manion Photo: Jim Manion

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Lotus Live 2017 – Kaia Kater

Kaia Kater is part of the new generation of American roots musicians, with an original repertoire that weaves together Appalachian stories, personal narratives of the digital age, and hard-hitting songs that touch on modern issues like Black Lives Matter. Kaia Kater joined us on September 30th for a Lotus Live session at Blockhouse Studios. 1. Little Pink 2. Paradise Fell …

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Lotus Live – The Outside Track

Through a partnership with Lotus World Music and Arts, we are able to bring selected Lotus artists from all over the world and put them on your FM radio dial. On September 30th, The Outside Track took part in our Lotus Live sessions. They are a five member group that plays a variety of Celtic music.

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Lotus Live – Trio da Kali

Through a partnership with Lotus World Music and Arts, we are able to bring selected Lotus artists from all over the world and put them on your FM radio dial. Trio da Kali visited us for an interview and performance of their music on September 29th. Broadcast Live From Blockhouse Studios Photo: Jim Manion

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Lotus Live – Lo ‘Jo

Through a partnership with Lotus World Music and Arts, we are able to bring selected Lotus artists from all over the world and put them on your FM radio dial. The six part group, Lo ‘Jo, participated in our Lotus Live sessions on September 29th to share their music and story. Broadcast Live From Blockhouse Studio Photo: Jim Manion

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Lotus Live – Sahba & Naghmeh

Through a partnership with Lotus World Music and Arts, we are able to bring selected Lotus artists from all over the world and put them on your FM radio dial. On September 29th, Sahba and Naghmeh took part in our Lotus Live sessions by playing their music and interviewing with us. In their session, they discuss their instruments, Persian music, …

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Lotus Live: Rahim Alhaj

WFHB Lotus Live Session March 20, 2017 Iraqi oud musician and composer Rahim AlHaj combines traditional Iraqi maqams with contemporary styling and influence. Virtuosically playing on an instrument that spans 5,000 years, Rahim’s music represents a unique voice that speaks passionately to contemporary listeners of every musical background. Deftly combining traditional Iraqi maqams with contemporary stylings and influences, AlHaj seeks …

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Lotus Live on WFHB: Wu Man

Recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, Wu Man has carved out a career as a soloist, educator and composer giving her lute-like instrument—which has a history of over 2,000 years in China—a new role in both traditional and contemporary music. Through numerous concert tours, Wu Man has premiered hundreds of new works for …

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