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Saturday, May 5, 2012 Options
Barbès 10th Anniversary Live Broadcast w/ 5 Bands

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Barbès, the intimate music-lover's haven celebrates at 376 9th St (corner of 6th Ave) in Park Slope Brooklyn, celebrates its tenth anniversary with a series of jam-packed concerts from May 1 to 6. We join the celebrations with a multi-band remote broadcast live from Barbès tonight from 6 to 9 pm. Featuring an all-star lineup of Barbès venue and label stalwarts including the Amazonian cumbia kings Chicha Libre, silken-voiced song-spinners Las Rubias del Norte, Northeast Brazil big drum beat bashers Maracatu NY and Brassens Anglo-interpreters Pierre De Gaillande's Bad Reputation. Plus multi-instrumentalist Quince Marcum (of Barbès vets Stagger Back Brass Band, Hungry March Band and others) performs Greek rembetika.

As usual the tireless Irene Trudel will be both technical guru and co-host with Rob. Admission is free during the broadcast (although performers may pass the hat for voluntary donations) and if all that is not enough, we'll also be doling out free FMU swag.

This Week's Playlist:

Las Rubias del Norte: Live from Barbès Options

Chicha Libre: Live from Barbès Options

Maracatu NY: Live from Barbès Options

Que Vlo-Ve?: Live from Barbès Options
Quince Marcum Rembetika Trio

Bad Reputation: Live from Barbès Options
Pierre De Gaillande's George Brassens Project




Listener comments!

  Sat. 5/5/12 6:21pm M:

Hi Irene & Rob. Sounds good; worth the wait!
  Sat. 5/5/12 6:23pm Marmalade kitty:

Good evening Rob! loving Las Rubias del Norte. Did I hear 5 second line from 13th floor elevators?
Avatar    Sat. 5/5/12 6:26pm Rob W:

Greetings, thanks!
  Sat. 5/5/12 6:28pm julian:

Good Morning, Rob! Glad to say internet stream is working fine today! Looking forward to Chicha Libre later. Have a great night.
  Sat. 5/5/12 6:32pm Mitten John:

Oh...M = Mitten John. Nice set by Las Rubias.
  Sat. 5/5/12 6:49pm Destroit:

Marmalade!
  Sat. 5/5/12 6:51pm Destroit:

This is so nice.
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:00pm Marmalade kitty:

Destroit! what up
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:08pm Barri's Mom:

Hi there. Listening from Brasil and waiting for Maracatu!
Avatar    Sat. 5/5/12 7:09pm Rob W:

Hi Barri's Mom, we're running a little behind schedule but Maracatu NY is coming soon!
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:11pm Barri's Mom:

great sounds so far!
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:13pm seang:

satie!
Avatar    Sat. 5/5/12 7:13pm Rob W:

Correct you are seang!
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:14pm pedro silveira:

haha! loved that satie cumbia over there!
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:22pm blacktooth:

That Chicha Libre set was unreal!!! So funky and sike-0-delic all at the same time.
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:44pm Marmalade kitty:

awwwwwesome!!
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:45pm Marmalade kitty:

live! right here!
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:45pm Barri's Mom:

parabens MARACATU! Yes another one. Thanks for bringing us Maracatu in Bahia, Rob.
  Sat. 5/5/12 7:56pm Destroit:

Stirring the pot with Kitty. Love it.
  Sat. 5/5/12 8:04pm Destroit:

Nice.
  Sat. 5/5/12 8:15pm Marmalade kitty:

bellissimo!
  Sat. 5/5/12 8:16pm Marmalade kitty:

happy (with a little tear welling)?
  Sat. 5/5/12 8:30pm Marmalade kitty:

Great wwork Rob & Irene!! thank you both
Avatar    Sat. 5/5/12 8:35pm Rob W:

Thanks Marmalade Kitty and thanks everyone for listening!
Avatar    Sat. 5/5/12 8:41pm Rob W:

Following tonight's b'cast One Ring Zero plays here at Barbes (ASAP after 9 pm) followed by Banda de los Muertos. One correction - contrary to what I said on the air, tomorrow night's final anniversary show at Barbes kicks off w/ Sanda Weigl and Shoko Nagai at 7 pm - the rest of the schedule though is as I announced it earlier this evening.
  Sat. 5/5/12 8:51pm Marmalade kitty:

tha sounds a great night over there..
Avatar    Sat. 5/5/12 8:54pm Rob W:

Yes indeed!
  Sat. 5/5/12 8:58pm Marmalade kitty:

great night over here! second best..! :)
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