Program of the Week, Dec. 30: The Funk Show

Showtime: Saturdays from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Host Howard Burchette plays a blend of pop hits from the 70’s with some deep…

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Hear KPLU’s 19th Annual Christmas Jam (Again)

KPLU presented its annual holiday concert on December 10 with special guest, saxophonist Anton Schwartz, who performed with the Pacific Lutheran University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. David Deacon-Joyner.  Anton’s quartet — including Dr. Deacon-Joyner on piano, bassist Clipper Anderson and drummer Mark Ivester — also played a few festive tunes.  The KPLU Christmas Jam was hosted by Kevin Kniestedt and broadcast live from the Karen Hille Phillips Performing Arts Center on the campus of PLU.

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Pink Martini’s Joy To The World: A Holiday Spectacular

Pink Martini’s Joy To The World” A Holiday Spectacular will air on KPLU, Saturday December 18 at 11 a.m., in place of Car Talk, and will rebroadcast on December 24, at 2 p.m.

The internationally acclaimed “little orchestra” Pink Martini decks the airwaves with festive holiday songs from around the globe. From timeless classics to rarely heard gems, here is a multi-denominational, multicultural jubilee that overflows with enough holiday spirit to warm your entire family. Joy To The World: A Holiday Spectacular will air on NPR stations throughout the holiday season.

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Win tickets to Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings + Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

STG and Soul’d Out Productions bring together one of the hottest shows to hit Seattle in years. Sharon Jones is the reigning queen of soul music and with her band The Dap-Kings has become one of the most electrifying live shows in music today. Trombone Shorty has quickly become the internationally recognized face of modern New Orleans music, blending high-energy contemporary Funk and Soul with the city’s long tradition of brass bands.

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