Songlines Radio

The Magazine That Looks At The World Through Music

Covering music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, Songlines features artists from all around the globe: from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Buena Vista Social Club to Bellowhead, Ravi Shankar to Rodrigo y Gabriela, Tinariwen to Taraf de Haidouks.

Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to particular world music traditions, travel adventures, beginner's and city guides, frontline reports and concert listings. Music is about politics, history, ethnicity and the environment - Songlines is your reliable guide to it all.

Songlines Blog & Latest News

April 16th, 2014

Top of the World: Salsa Celtica ? The Tall Islands

April 11th, 2014

Top of the World: Malawi Mouse Boys ? Dirt is Good

April 8th, 2014

Real World Gold to re-issue Martyn Bennett?s final album

April 4th, 2014

Top of the World: Mamani Keita ? Kanou

April 4th, 2014

Glastonbury Festival reveals 2014 line-up

April 3rd, 2014

Mokoomba embark on UK tour

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

16/04/2014 - Manu Delago's Collaborations

16/04/2014 - Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate

16/04/2014 - Steve Knightley

16/04/2014 - The Lucy Ward Band

16/04/2014 - Trans-Siberian March Band + Arthur Lea's Bootleg Brass

16/04/2014 - Deodato

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