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Local Live REMOTE – Mike Adams at His Honest Weight

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WFHB’s Local Live Remote broadcast takes you inside The Blockhouse for live performances from Mike Adams at His Honest Weight and Busman’s Holiday! Engineered by The Blockhouse staff and Jim Lang Produced by Erin Tobey Executive Producer is Jim Manion Originally aired on September 9, 2015.

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Lotus Live – Karolina Cicha & Bart Pałyga

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Our final day of Lotus Live sessions brings us Karolina Cicha & Bart Pałyga! Karolina Cicha’s impassioned, compelling interpretations of the old songs of the Kresy (the Polish Eastern Borderlands) mix folk tradition, rock and pop, and performance art. Cicha sings in the languages of the Kresy—Polish, Belorussian, Ukrainian, Russian, Lithuanian, Tatar, Romani, Yiddish, and even Esperanto — and while her …

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Lotus Live – Martha Redbone Roots Project

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Joining us on our final day of Lotus Live sessions is the Martha Redbone Roots Project! The “charismatic indie-soul diva” (Time Out New York) Martha Redbone is an Independent Music Award-winning musician of Cherokee, Choctaw, Shawnee, and African-American descent. Martha explores traditional and modern variations of folk, roots, blues, tribal, and soul music. She launched the Martha Redbone Roots Project …

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Firehouse Follies – Little Boxes

The Firehouse Follies presents “Little Boxes,” a two-hour variety show broadcast live on WFHB Community Radio from the Ivy Tech Waldron Whikehart Auditorium from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, September 13, 2015. This show was a part of the station’s 2015 fall fund drive.  Music by the Firehouse Follies house band, the Firehouse Rounders, and by the WFHB Gospel Gurlz. …

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Lotus Live – Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

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WFHB’s 2015 Lotus Live sessions brings you Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project for a live performance and interview! Focusing on songs collected by legendary folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this “collaboratory” led by Canadian banjo player Jayme Stone brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and re-imagine traditional music. The song …

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Lotus Live – Fanfaraï

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Fanfaraï joins WFHB’s 2015 Lotus Live sessions with an exclusive performance and interview! Fanfaraï joins together a cultural mix of 14 musicians for a colorful explosion North African music. The Paris-based group grew in 2005 out of a smaller Algerian street band, adding musicians from France, Morocco, and India who share a passion for what they call “the traditions of …

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Lotus Live – Kardemimmit

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Kardemminmit joins WFHB’s 2015 Lotus Live sessions for an exclusive performance and interview, live from The Blockhouse! The women of Kardemimmit sing and play the Finnish national instrument – the kantele. If you’re new to the kantele, think zither or dulcimer: the quartet has mastered both the 15-stringed and 38-stringed varieties. The distinctive sound of this plucked acoustic instrument and …

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Lotus Live – Ester Rada

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Ester Rada joins WFHB’s Lotus Live sessions for an exclusive performance and interview, live from The Blockhouse! Ester Rada was born in Israel to Ethiopian parents, and her cross-cultural sound reflects that dual heritage. Her band’s instrumentation and arrangements reflect Israeli music, the influence of Ethiopian jazz, a strong funk drive — and a multicultural sensibility. SONGS 1. Life Happens …

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Lotus Live – Baltic Crossing

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Kicking off our Lotus Live sessions, we bring you Baltic Crossing, live from The Blockhouse! The soaring, joyous music of Baltic Crossing comes from the folk scenes of the United Kingdom and Scandinavia. This young quintet’s musical prowess and love of old dance traditions make for brilliant sets of jigs, polskas, waltzes, schottisches, and other tunes. Ian Stephenson (guitar) and …

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EXCLUSIVE LOTUS INTERVIEW – Delhi 2 Dublin

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As the Lotus World Music Festival approaches, WFHB’s Adriane Pontecorvo chats with Canada’s Delhi 2 Dublin. Delhi 2 Dublin set is possibly the only place you’ll see a fiddle player rocking out with a kilt-wearing Korean, flanked by two Bhangra percussionists and a vocalist who looks like he would be at home in a Bollywood music video. The group began …

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