Web site: http://www.musicvoyager.com
This travel-based music series features host Jacob Edgar exploring thriving, exotic global music scenes to discover emerging talent.
Israel: Tel Aviv - Rocking Israel #307
Jacob Edgar meets revered singer-songwriter Ehud Banai, popular sing Karolina, and producer and remixer Kutiman.
- KET2 Friday, September 19 at 5:30 pm EDT
Istanbul Crossroads #401
Jacob meets Turkish op star Nil Karaibrahimgil, rock legend Sebnem Ferah, and famed clarinetist Husnu Senlendirici.
- KET2 Friday, September 26 at 5:30 pm EDT
Mystical Cappadocia #402
Jacob explores Turkey's mystical side, trance-inducing whirling dervishes, and trippy psychedelic rock.
- KET2 Friday, October 3 at 5:30 pm EDT
Aegean Beats of Turkey #403
Izmir, Turkey, the popular beach resort region, hosts music performances and top DJs each summer.
- KET2 Friday, October 10 at 5:30 pm EDT
Florida: The Other Hollywood #404
Jacob explores the musical riches and thriving nightlife in the coastal community of Hollywood, Florida.
- KET2 Friday, October 17 at 5:30 pm EDT
Lafayette: Sounds from the Bayou #201
Jacob experiences the food, lifestyles and culture of Southwest Louisiana. Lafayette is the epicenter of Cajun and Creole culture, where the infectious rhythms of Zydeco and Cajun music echo across the bayou.
- KET2 Friday, October 24 at 5:30 pm EDT
Shreveport: Road Through Northern Louisiana #202
Guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd visits Lead Belly's grave for an acoustic jam with local icon Buddy Flett; introduces Maggie Warwick of the famed radio show, The Louisiana Hayride; enjoys a special performance on the stage where Elvis first tasted stardom; sits down with guitar legend James Burton for a demonstration of his pioneering guitar licks; and sits in on a grumble boogie party with the band Dirtfoot.
- KET2 Friday, October 31 at 5:30 pm EST
New Orleans: The Perfect Musical Storm #203
Experience classic jazz at Preservation Hall and the sounds of trumpeter Irvin Mayfield at his club on Bourbon Street. Virtuoso Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews treats Jacob to a searing demonstration of his talents, followed by an intimate get-together with crooner Jeremy Davenport. Cameras capture a scorching jam with Cyril Neville and Galactic at the famed Tiptitina's.
- KET2 Friday, November 7 at 5:30 pm EST
Colombia Rocks! #204
Jacob heads to Bogota, Colombia's capital and biggest metropolis, to explore the city's thriving rock and pop music scene.
- KET2 Friday, November 14 at 5:30 pm EST
The Capital of Salsa #205
The Colombian city of Cali, known as the world capital of salsa, also serves as the urban center of the country's Afro-Pacific culture. Jacob discovers why Columbia adopted as its native style the upbeat tropical dance music of salsa.
- KET2 Friday, November 21 at 5:30 pm EST
The New Medellin #206
Jacob tours a local hip-hop school for inner city youth and an inventive restaurant in Columbia's modern, thriving city of Medellin.
- KET2 Friday, November 28 at 5:30 pm EST
Official web site: http://www.musicvoyager.com
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