Caravan

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Airs Friday, December 28, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week we feature an Americana flavor with new tracks from 3 Penny Acre, the Honey Dewdrops, and Rick Adams; some classic tracks from the Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Neil Young; a concert set with John Wakefield & John Jordan; and a full blues concert with Buddy Flett and Josh Hyde. Then on Be Quiet and Play The Music we'll close the show with all the Pretty Little Horses. 

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Airs Friday, December 7, 2018, at 9 p.m. This weeks Caravan features music by Cloud Control, Nick Brumley, and Matt The Electrician, with Blues at the Bottom by Etta Baker, Kieren Kane, Xavier Rudd and a little Buddy & Julie Miller for fun. This week in our concert hour we feature Dave Mallett Live at Leu Gardens, and this week in our final hour we ask "How Can I Keep From Singing."

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Airs Friday, November 23, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll start with a holiday travel getaway show featuring music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s and take a musical journey through the past, present, and future accompanied with facts about traveling by plane, train, car, boat, spacecraft, and even on foot. We'll hear selections from The Seldom Scene, Tom Paxton, Barbra Streisand, Christopher Cross, Crystal Gayle, The Front Porch String Band, Kathy Mattea, Simon & Garfunkel, and tons more, including music from TV, movies, and Broadway. The in our second hour we'll feature a concert by Scott Ainslie recorded live at the House of Beede, and in our final hour we'll listen for The Cry of the Snow Lion with tracks from Joan Baez, Sam Pacetti & Gabe Valla, Natalie Merchant, Daniel Lanois, Sandy Denny, Nirvana, and more.

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Airs Friday, November 16, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll ponder the Great Compromise with music from Guy Clark, Carrie Rodriguez and Ben Kyle, Paper Moon Shiners, Buddy Flett, Donna the Buffalo, the Falls, Pierce Pettis, and a touch of Emerson Lake & Palmer. In our concert hour Tony Trischka, Barry Mitterhoff, and Beppe Gambetta take the stage at the Fur Peace Ranch and in our final hour, we struggle against "Beauty in Fade" with tracks from Darrell Scott, Patty Griffin, John Trudell, The Eric Underwood Band, Richard Shindell and more.

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Airs Friday, November 9, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we have new music from Patty Griffin, LAKE, Boreal sons, Kan Wakan, Augustines, Steve Howell, Buddy Flett, and Anders Osborne plus music from Etta Baker and Travis. Then a concert by Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen, two wanderers from Vermont, and in the final hour we'll sing "An American Prayer."

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Airs Friday, November 2, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week in our first hour we'll hear tracks by Leonard Cohen, Pat Metheny with Lyle Mays, Don Conoscenti, Townes Van Zandt, and Buddy Flett as well as cuts by Toumani Diabate, The Trishas, and Jazziana ... and then we wander up to Montana for Jeffrey Foucault Live from the Divide, and in our final hour we'll share some Nomadic Revery with Bonnie Prince Billy, Lou Reed, Led Zeppelin, Tangerine Dream, Tom Scudiero, and the Hold Steady.

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Airs Friday, October 26, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we’ll hear tracks from the Swedish Folk Duo First Aid Kit, a classic track from Victoria Williams, Native America music by R. Carlos Nakai and a taste of India as well. We’ll also check out the phenomenal blues of Chris Smither and Buddy Guy. In our second hour, join us for Dawes live at The Newport Folk Festival, and in our final hour we'll share a Mass For Peace with music by Joel Rafael, Simon and Garfunkel, Harvey Reid, Led Zeppelin, Tom Russell, and Karl Jenkins.

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Airs Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we open with a hour long profile of Brian Blade featuring an interview conducted by Alan Dyson and Robert Trudeau who explore just some of his musical output and collaborations plus word from Brian on his life's journey. Musical selection feature Brian as drummer on each including music by Norah Jones, Iron & Wine, Bob Dylan, Daniel Lanois, Charlie Haden, Joni Mitchell, Wayne Shorter, and his own group, Brian Blade & Fellowship Band. In our second hour we'll hear a concert by Steve Earle recorded Live at the Fur Peace Ranch, and in our final hour we'll wade In streams of the spring.

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Airs Friday, October 5, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature some familiar sounds to open with a couple of classic cuts by Jethro Tull, plus tracks from Hat Check Girl, Allison Crow, and Chris Belleau, and we'll toss in some Aretha Frankin to boot. Then in our concert hour we travel to the Newport Folk Festival for a concert featuring Tift Merrit, and this week in our final hour we fly over the Cuckoo's Nest.

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Airs Friday, September 28, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature Apollo’s Fire in Sugarloaf Mountain, An Appalachian Gathering, with Jeannette Sorrell leading Apollo's Fire in performance at St. Paul Episcopal Church, Cleveland with Robert Conrad hosting and Jeannette Sorrell as Narrator. In our Concert Hour we have a special from NPR Music from the 2018 Newport Folk Festival with Bob Boilen and Rita Houston presenting highlights from this year's Newport Folk Festival. Hear songs from Brandi Carlile, Margo Price, Mavis Staples and more. Then in our Final Hour, we ask the question, Who Knows Where The Time Goes.

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