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November 25, 2014 7:23 PM
The band OK Go is best known for its elaborate and very creative music videos, which have earned a Grammy, an MTV award, a Webby Award and been viewed millions of times. Members of the band sit down with Border Crossings host Larry London to talk and to perform acoustic versions of songs from their new album, “Hungry Ghosts.”

Border Crossings: OK Go

The band OK Go is best known for its elaborate and very creative music videos, which have earned a Grammy, an MTV award, a Webby Award and been viewed millions of times. Members of the band sit down with Border Crossings host Larry London to talk and to perform acoustic versions of songs from their new album, “Hungry Ghosts.”


What is Music Alley?

 

Music Alley is an ongoing series of programs that bring the best in American music.

Experience live concerts with "Hamilton Live," discover jazz with Eric Felten in "Beyond Category," request the latest music in "Border Crossings," and connect with soul music in "Soul Lounge."

 

Join us every week for a new experience!

 

 

 

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June 18, 2014 4:05 PM

Hamilton Live

Video The Hamilton Live: Etienne Charles

Trumpeter, percussionist and bandleader Etienne Charles was born in Trinidad and blends island rhythms with modern jazz. He and his stellar band perform live at The Hamilton in Washington D.C., a rich gumbo of jazz, calypso, reggae, and rock-steady that Charles calls “Creole Soul.”

Beyond Category

Video Music Alley Spotlight: Castleton Festival

Founded by the late conductor Lorin Maazel and his wife Dietlinde Turban Maazel, the Castleton Festival presents Opera, symphonic works, and chamber music in the farm-country of Virginia’s rural Rappahannock County. The Festival brings top artists not only to perform, but to mentor promising young talents. VOA’s Music Alley goes to Castleton to hear the music and talk with musicians.

Border Crossings

Video Border Crossings: Bruce Sudano

Bruce Sudano Singer, songwriter, and producer Bruce Sudano performs music from his new recording, “With Angels On A Carousel,” and talks with host Larry London, opening up about the loss of his wife, legendary disco star, Donna Summer.

Soul Lounge

Video Soul Lounge: Avery Sunshine

Avery Sunshine is known for her irresistible combination of soul, jazz and gospel influences. She’s traveled the world entertaining audiences with her powerful voice, inspiring lyrics and infectious spirit. She joins host Shawna Renee on The Soul Lounge to perform and share the stories behind her new album The Sun Room.

Coming up on Music Alley:

ARTIST DATE
Beyond Category: Ryan Keberle December 03, 2014
Soul Lounge: Russell Taylor      December 10, 2014
Border Crossings: Charlie XCX December 17, 2014
Beyond Category: TBA December 24, 2014

"Hamilton Live" Experience

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

DISCOVER "BEYOND CATEGORY"

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June 20, 2014 3:32 PM

INTERACT ON "BORDER CROSSINGS"

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

CONNECT WITH "SOUL LOUNGE"

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM