WOHM Charleston's Local Community Radio
Nonprofit, noncommercial radio for the people by the people.
- Every week on Sun at 9:00 AM
Join host Dan Rosenberg on a radio series featuring interviews with musicians from around the world, from Fatoumata Diawara to Goran Bregovic where we learn about folk music and its history
Oct 9, 2022 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Cafe International - Blind Boys of Alabama
Our guest on this week’s Cafe International is Jimmy Carter, a founding member of the legendary gospel group, The Blind Boys of Alabama. Carter was born in 1932 in the segregated south. The group, which was founded at an Alabama school for the blind in the 1940s, has gone on to win 5 Grammy awards and has performed at the White House for 3 different presidents. But for decades, they couldn’t eat at white restaurants or stay in white-only hotels when touring.
Sep 4, 2022 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Cafe International, Series on Ukraine Music, Episode 6 - Yiddish Glory
What can we learn from songs that describe crimes against humanity from prior times that Ukraine was invaded? On Cafe International, we speak with University of Toronto professor, Anna Shternshis about her Grammy-nominated project, Yiddish Glory, resurrecting long lost songs written during World War II. She tells us how Holocaust victims and survivors used music to document Nazi atrocities with the goal that the perpetrators of those crimes will someday be punished
Aug 7, 2022 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Cafe International, Series on Ukraine Music, Episode 2 - Hudaki Village Band
Jul 31, 2022 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Cafe International Ep 1 - 7-31-2022
Part 1 of Cafe International's series on Ukrainian folk music, with singer Mariana Sadovska. She grew up in Lviv, Ukraine, and now lives in Cologne, Germany. In this moving interview, we will hear about her role as a cultural ambassador for Ukraine amidst Russia's horrific unprovoked war. Sadovska has been traveling across Europe, performing benefit concerts to raise money for refugees while sharing the incredible diversity of her country's folk music.
“If I’m asked to describe what my family and relatives are going through in Ukraine, I actually don’t have words. It’s hell.” - Mariana Sadovska.