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Roots and Shoots on Phonic FM. 106.8fm in Exeter UK. Live streaming on www.phonic.fm

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Latest line-up for Roots and Shoots

Live performances coming up...
Mon 28 Feb
Jonathan Shorland 
pictured right and Liz Nabb
Celtic folk electronica
7 March 
Cole Stacey
Singer guitarist songwriter
14 March
Jake Solcombe (Djak)
Singer guitarist songwriter
4 April 
Steve Tyler & Andy Clarke 
UK folk; instruments include guitar and hurdy-gurdy
11 April 
Swedish songs in harmony
9 May
Serana Verlin & Billy Brandt 
Singers, songwriters, instrumentalists from Detroit
Follow links to artists' websites. More artists are being added all the time

Monday, 21 February 2011

Matt and Tim from Eat The Rich...

...gave it their all on rootsandshoots tonight. 
A great session. Thanks a lot to them for coming in. Their album launch is this Wednesday at The Amber Rooms, Exeter from 21:00.

Live in the studio we heard Matt (vocals, guitar) and Tim (fiddle) play...
Roll Up, The Threepenny Medley, Waterloo Bound and English Civil War. We played two tracks from their album too (see below).

Check out their website, find out about their gigs and hear some of their music.

Recordings played:

Amestoy Trio..Espina..Le Fil
Steve Turner & Helena Torpy..Beam Me Up..Magnify
Staff Benda Bilili..Je T'Aime..Tres Tres Fort
Aurelio..Yurumei..Laru Beya
Carlos Lebedinsky..Gernte Que Si..Tango Club Nights
Cheikh Lo..Warico..Il n'Est Pas Trop Tard
Moishe's Bagel..Rosa Ravelska's Blind Date..Uncle Roland's Flying Machine
Maha Vadhat..Mystery.. Listen To The Banned
Steve Tyler & Andy Clarke..Childe Of Plymstock..demo
Eat the Rich..Buddah Pesto / The Irish Rover..Eat The Rich
Nancy Kerr & James Fagan..Lover's Hymn..Twice Reflected Sun

Sarana VerLin..Exeter Town..Bats & Butterflies
Daughters Of Elvin..Horamay Che Fora Son..Galdrbok
Warda..Walaw Ennak Ya Habibi Beied..Rough Guide To The Music Of Egypt
The Tango Band..Tarantella..Berlin Nights

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Eat the Rich musicians on the show

this Monday in the second half. 
The band describe their music as alternative / folk / punk and you can hear samples here.

Monday, 14 February 2011

Love is the Revolution

On Valentine's Day 
Gavin and Martin played some love songs and other music too.

Dave Wood..Love Today..Into The Light
The Roots Union..Love Is The Revolution..From The Gutter To the Stars
Kate Rusby..I Wonder What Is Keeping My True Love This Night..Sleepless
Mihaelis Terzis..Ti Thalassa Ti Galani (The Blue Sea)..Roots Of Greek Music Vol 9: Music From The Islands
Samuel Aguilar..Reflejos..Musica Para Los Jameos Del Agua
Kate & Anna McGarrigle..St Valentine's Day 1978..Love Over And Over
Rufus Wainwright..One Man Guy..Poses
Flamenco music from El Flamenco Es Universal 2 tracks played
Oskorri..Zapatagin Dantza..Hi Ere Dantzari
Phillip Henry..Lagan Love / Banish Misfortune..Love In the Living Room
Jaime Leigh pictured right..Love in The Present Tense..Finding My Ground
Eat The Rich..When Will We Be Married?..Eat The Rich
Syriana..Road To Damascus..Road To Damascus
Ensemble Musical De Palestine..Qalbi Ma'Ak Marhoun..download
Unidentified music from Kenya supplied by Ken from RD&E Hospital. Thanks, Ken
Kate Rusby..Sho Heen..Sleepless
Projet Brassens..La Non-Demande En Marriage..Le Vants
Breizh..Sonerien Du..Chants, Dances Et Melodies De Bretagne
Aurelio..Lubara Wanwa..Laru Beya
Carlou D feat Youssou N'Dor..Goree..Muzikr
Staff Benda Bilili..Avramandole..Tres Tres Fort

Saturday, 12 February 2011


...will be one of the themes on rootsandshoots 
on Valentine's DayMonday 14 February
Just don't expect the usual sloppy love songs!
Presented by Martin and Gavin Hodge

Sheer Hopody at the Ceilidh

See and hear Sheer Hopody and caller Martin Hodge (plus dancers) at a recent Ceilidh in Exeter. Link here

Monday, 7 February 2011

Lara Conley returns

An excellent set from Lara Conley tonight - including an encore requested by Alarik who contacted us. Thanks, Lara and thanks Alarik!

Info about Lara's music including her Apple Tree Tour dates here.

Lara performed
Bushes And Briars, Apple Tree, Wicked Women, Fast Car and My Name Is Luka

Recordings played
Hoover The Dog..Meltdown..Between
Ilyes..Bay'd..Planettes Musiques 2006
Wan Xiao Nan..Liang Zhu..Guzheng
Warsaw Village Band..Fishie..Uprooting
Subterranea..Otiel And The Peacemakers..Love Of A Lifetime
Aurelio..Ereba..Lara Beya
Kadialy Kouyate & Sound Archive..Looking For A New England 2
Macedonian Woman's Rant..Peatbog Faeries..Mellowcity
The Goons..I Love You..Unchained Melodies
Besh O Drom..Benchidia..Once I Catch The Devil
Beata Palya..Eszozsto Nagy Szajhos
Municipale Balkanica..Radish Lam..Road To Damascus
The Guo Brothers & Shung Tian..Fishing By Lamplight..Yuan
Fernhill..Carol Haf..Llatai
Tango Jointz featuring Ricardo Riviera..Tango..Palermo Nuevo
The Tango Band..Burning Embers..Berlin Nights

Live on Roots and Shoots

An array of talented musicians on rootsandshoots on Mondays 18:00 - 20:00
21 February Eat The Rich
(mainly) Irish folk/rock
28 February Liz Nabb 
and Jonathan Shorland
Celtic multi-instrumental selection
7 March Cole Stacey
singer, guitarist, songwriter
14 March Jake Solcombe
singer, guitarist, songwriter: drummer with The Roots Union
More to be added. 
If you'd like to play on the show, get in touch: rootsandshootsdevon@gmail.com

Friday, 4 February 2011

Lara returns

Lara Conley has just begun her Apple Tree Tour and she returns to rootsandshoots to sing and play for us this Monday 7th February. Tune in and you won't regret it!