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World Music

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Ravi Shankar, Dave Brubeck, and The Politics Of Westernizing Music

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. Ravi Shankar passed away this week at the age of 92. I can't admit to being a massive fan; by the time ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2012

    White Denim

    8 p.m. Saturday, April 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Rabbi James Stone Goodman and Brothers Lazaroff Record Eight Nights for Havey Kronblum Jewish Food Pantry

    ​Last week, Brothers Lazaroff threw its first Hanukkah Hullabaloo after the Kinky Friedman show at Off Broadway. Performing with Rabbi James Stone Goodman, Will Soll's Klezmer Conspiracy and the Vaad, the group recited poetry, improvised in traditional European folk style and even cooked latk ... More >>

  • Music

    September 15, 2011

    A Hawk and a Hacksaw

    7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 18. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    July 28, 2011

    Colourmusic

    8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
  • Music

    August 18, 2010

    Chicago Afrobeat Project

    9 p.m. Saturday, August 21. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    April 14, 2010

    King Sunny Ade & His African Beats

    9 p.m. Tuesday, April 20. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Music

    April 14, 2010
  • Music

    February 10, 2010

    Nneka

    10 p.m. Saturday, February 13. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Avenue.

  • Music

    February 3, 2010

    Nomo

    8 p.m. Wednesday, February 10. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2009
  • Music

    March 25, 2009
  • Music

    January 28, 2009

    Mahjongg

    9 p.m. Saturday, January 31. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Music

    December 31, 2008

    Euforquestra

    9 p.m. Friday, January 2. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2008

    Whiskey and Rhymes

    All in the name of hip-hop

  • Calendar

    July 23, 2008

    Come Together

    Feel the internationalism

  • Music

    May 28, 2008

    Poi Dog Pondering

    9 p.m. Wednesday, June 4. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City

  • Music

    February 13, 2008

    Ohmega Watts

    7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 16, 2008
  • Music

    May 2, 2007

    NOMO

    9 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).

  • Music

    January 31, 2007

    Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

    8 p.m. Monday, February 5. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).

  • Music

    January 3, 2007

    Jazzercise

    B-Sides covers, well, the covers repertoire of the Bad Plus and learns about Todd Mosby's newfangled imratgitar.

  • Music

    November 15, 2006

    Basement Jaxx

    Crazy Itch Radio (XL)

  • Music

    October 18, 2006

    Los Amigos Invisibles

    8:30 p.m. Friday, October 20. Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester Road).

  • Music

    June 28, 2006

    Yakuza

    7 p.m. Wednesday, July 5. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard)

  • Music

    April 19, 2006

    Joanna Connor

    Sunday, April 23, at 9 p.m. BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups (700 South Broadway)

  • Music

    May 11, 2005

    Schneidways

    Unreal drops by to chat with Bob Schneider; we visit Africa and the Old School

  • Music

    September 29, 2004
  • Calendar

    September 15, 2004

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of September 15, 2004

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2003

    Intl. Fun Bomb

    Introduce the kiddos to international music and dance -- and learn a thing or two yourself

  • Music

    May 28, 2003

    Waves of Fascination

    Shortwave radio: Where the lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes

  • Music

    April 16, 2003

    Vidna Obmana

    Spore (Release)

  • Music

    May 29, 2002

    Bistro Beats

    This summer, the town's top jazz club opens its doors to a wider variety of sounds

  • Music

    April 24, 2002

    Klezmer Nut

    Self-proclaimed Jewish Christian Sandy Weltman pushes the limits of klezmer without diluting its soul

  • Music

    December 19, 2001

    Brave Art

    Brave Combo dares to embrace the last musical taboo: polka

  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    Russell Gunn

    Ethnomusicology, Vol. 2 (Justin Time)

  • Music

    November 14, 2001

    Sitar Star

    One of the world's pre-eminent sitar players, Imrat Khan once taught the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Now he teaches at Washington University.

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Place To Buy Imported Tchotchkes

    MacroSun Imports and Cultural Centre

  • Calendar

    March 28, 2001

    Gateway to West Africa

    The St. Louis African Chorus' Fred Onovwerosuoke brings to fruition the Festival of African and West African Music in St. Louis

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2000

    Oy to the World

    Klezmer band Yidn holds court each week at Brandt's

  • Music

    July 19, 2000

    Bebel Gilberto

    Tanto Tempo (Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees Records)

  • Music

    May 24, 2000

    King of Rhythms

    Catching up with Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, still on that long, strange trip

  • Music

    January 12, 2000

    DOUBLE GRAMMY

    East St. Louis trumpet wunderkind Russell Gunn makes no bones about his desire to bring home a Grammy

  • Music

    July 21, 1999

    New Orleans Klezmer Allstars

    Tuesday, July 27; Broadway Oyster Bar

  • Music

    February 10, 1999

    At the Crossroads

    World music old and new is handled lovingly on Harold Hagopian's Traditional Crossroads label

  • Music

    February 10, 1999

    Gunn Play

    Former east St. Louis trumpeter Russell Gunn appears at the Sheldon as his major-label debut, Ethnomusicology, Volume 1, hits the shelves

  • Music

    December 9, 1998
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