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.”
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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.”
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.
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.
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.