Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar and Gabriela Castelán continue their exploration of Cuba, meeting locals in music and the arts. In Hour 2, we'll dive into new releases from Ry Cooder, Smerz, Vacationer, Nahko, Sloan, Bahamas, Fantastic Negrito, Bombino and more. Plus, Gabriela offers guidance on selecting pesticide-free fruits and veggies. Music, food, friends, it's UnderCurrents WEEKEND! Check your local listings or click here to listen.
Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela head out in search of great Mexican food...the legendary New Mecca Cafe. Then we’ll explore a food mecca of another kind, the Mi Pueblo Food Center, a ginormous specialty grocery store with over 17,000 imported products. In Hour 2 to we go to the beach! Along the way we'll spin new music from Orgone, the Reverend Shawn Amos, Inara George, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hagar, Tommy Emmanuel, Bettye Lavette, First Aid Kit, Supersonic Blues Machine...and more. Music, Food, Friends... it's UnderCurrents WEEKEND. <<LISTEN>>
This week we head to an SF club to meet the exquisite songwriter/vocalist Inara George (The Bird & The Bee, Living Sisters). In Hour 2 we'll feature a musical conversation with the sublime Texas singer/songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore. All this plus new music from Joan Baez, Darlingside, Janelle Monae, Like Swimming, Lake Street Dive, Rhye, The Mammals, and more…Music, Food, Friends: It's UnderCurrents WEEKEND! <<LISTEN>>
We take to the streets for reviews of the Marvel motion picture Black Panther, which is breaking all kinds of box office records. Then in hour 2 we wonder how friends coordinated their weekend activities before there was texting, smartphones or voice messaging. Plus music from Bette Smith, Chronic, Last Train, Inara George, Laurie Morvan, Wilco, Grant-Lee Phillips and more…