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Web site: http://www.musicvoyager.com

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This travel-based music series features host Jacob Edgar exploring thriving, exotic global music scenes to discover emerging talent.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned The Capital of Salsa #205 [TV-PG]
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

Closed Captioned The New Medellin #206 [TV-PG]
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

Closed Captioned Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats #207 [TV-PG]
One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Jacob explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica.

  • KET2 Friday, December 12 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Heartbeat of Vallenato #208 [TV-PG]
The small city of Valledupar is the cradle of vallenato, a rustic, folksy, and distinctly Colombian music style. There, Edgar meets Fonseca, one of Colombia's biggest stars, who has incorporated the vallenato style into the tropipop sound he made famous.

  • KET2 Friday, December 19 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Afro-Colombian Grooves #209 [TV-PG]
Colombia's beautiful Caribbean coast gave rise to cumbia, the iconic Colombian rhythm now popular in nearly every corner of Latin America. Jacob discovers sights of Cartagena da Indias alongside Toto la Momposina, one of the most respected figures in Colombian music.

  • KET2 Friday, December 26 at 5:30 pm EST

Mumbai #101 [TV-PG]
Jacob visits Mumbai, the capital of India's entertainment industry, where he meets two of Indian pop music's biggest stars, Kailash Kher and Sona Mohapatra. Along the way, Jacob learns the secrets of Bollywood, explores ancient Buddhist caves, eats some death-defying street food, and tries his hand at cricket.

  • KET2 Friday, January 2 at 5:30 pm EST

Rajasthan #102 [TV-PG]
Jacob travels to Rajasthan, the desert state in northwestern India with an influential cultural legacy. He embarks on a hair-raising drive along India's dangerous back roads, before arriving at the ancient city of Jaipur. Jacob is treated to a concert by Gypsy band, Musafir and a blazing performance by the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band. From there, he moves on to the blue city of Jodhpur for a visit with the Maharaja in an enchanting voyage of musical discovery.

  • KET2 Friday, January 9 at 5:30 pm EST

Delhi #103 [TV-PG]
Jacob's Indian journey concludes in India's capital city of Delhi, where he explores the vibrant underground music scene. He connects with Rabbi Shergill, the Sikh music star who blends the revolutionary spirit of John Lennon with Indian pop. He visits the rehearsal space of Indian Ocean and ends up in one of India's hippest nightclubs where a DJ set features Midival Punditz and Karsh Kale.

  • KET2 Friday, January 16 at 5:30 pm EST

Beyond Bob Marley #104 [TV-PG]
Jacob Edgar visits with some of today's most popular reggae artists who are keeping roots reggae going strong including Tarrus Riley; Richie Spice; and Etana, a young singer who blends reggae and neo-soul who has become hugely popular in Jamaica.

  • KET2 Friday, January 23 at 5:30 pm EST

Roots, Rock, Reggae #105 [TV-PG]
Jacob Edgar explores the history of Jamaican music, from its African roots to the cusp of the reggae revolution. He heads to the jungle for an entrancing kumina drumming session with the Akwaaba Drummers that reveals the African influences of the island's music.

  • KET2 Friday, January 30 at 5:30 pm EST

Dancehall Marathon #106 [TV-PG]
Jacob Edgar experiences the popular dancehall movement first hand at the Reggae Sumfest and Fully Loaded festivals. Top stars Elephant Man, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and others tear up the stage as capacity crowds express their appreciation with homemade flamethrowers and explicit dance moves.

  • KET2 Friday, February 6 at 5:30 pm EST
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