And just like that! Poof! It's the end of the year, and the end of season 8 for the World Music Show. But before this year departs, we're going to have a little run down of some of my favorite tracks from the past year. And we'll feature some of the best tracks that local Richmond/World Music bands have to offer. So, on this week's World Music Show (12/26), it's the annual Best Of/Locals/Favorites show. We'll check out tracks from Bio Ritmo, Rattlemouth, Mighty Joshua and from Brian Cruse and his multiple projects.
A little mixing of languages there in that title, but the meaning is the same. From wherever you're from, and for whatever you happen to celebrate, tis' the time for a wish of Happy Holidays or Boas Festas (Portuguese), Bonnes Vacances (French), Felices Vacaciones (Spanish)...you get the point. On this week's World Music Show (12/19), celebrating the holidays World Music style is what it's all about (at least for the first hour).
Time for the Blues for our annual Holiday Show with absolutely no stress, no familial obligations and you’re the one who gets the presents! Henry has been the busiest elf this season putting together the entire show (except for one song that I insisted we play) and he’s done a terrific job, even if he won’t wear the required curly toed elf shoes.
The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia will have two performances in the Richmond area this coming week. The first will be held Sunday evening (December 13th) at 7:00PM at the Wilton House Museum. This performance will feature sonatas for recorder and violin by Handel, Telemann and Corelli.
Now, before you get scared at the "Terrible Enfants" part of the headline, don't worry, I'll explain it in a moment. Let's first start with a brief synopsis for this week's World Music Show (12/12), then we'll discuss the moving part. The breakdown involves prisons, lounges, live music, Big Noise, change and oh yeah, those enfants.