Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Global Roots Radio
The mission of Global Roots Radio is to showcase the various ethnic, immigrant and hyphenate communities in the greater Kansas City area. Global Roots is a bi-lingual magazine show
featuring the music and public affairs, language and culture of various ethnic
communities, in their own voice.
Global Roots aims to provide a venue for the many immigrant and second generation communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area to showcase their culture, music and language, in their own
The program invites guests, to air music from their own collections, and speak about their communities in KC and back home. (Engineering and technical expertise provided by KKFI/Global Roots Crew).
Hiroshima and Nagasaki in remembrance. August 6, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
On the 72nd anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, we honor the memories and stories of its survivors both here and far..... and celebrate KC's Japanese community in music and recordings.
wishing everyone peace and love on this difficult anniversary.
live recordings and advocacy that is immigrant KC! July 23, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
recordings from World Refugee day talent show in the first hour and an interview with Hillary Cohen Singer of Jewish Vocational Service of KC!
Women of the world part two! July 16, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Moroccan singer Amina Alaoui and other women from Spain, Turkey and North Africa in recordings followed by soprano Victoria Botero's live performance from her upcoming concert "Morena" accompanied by members of her ensemble, including Beau Bledsoe-guitar, oud/John Kizilarmut-percussion/ GT-viola da gamba.
celebrating mother tongues and mothers, in activism and music! May 14, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Mother's day celebrated in music and by honoring the activism from mothers all around the world!
Bird Ellington Fleming and the Traditional Music Society! April 30, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Bird Fleming and drummers join us to share music live on the air and talk about the upcoming World Music and Dance Showcase in Kansas City!