Radio Shows

Radio Shows

Hosted by former KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour (PWMH) is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures. The program is heard on more than 100 commercial and non-commercial stations around the world.

PWMH playlists include a blend of music from well-known artists and exceptional, underexposed international artists. The one-hour radio program also features interviews with world-class music makers such as Los Lobos, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, and Taj Mahal who eagerly support and have been influenced by world music.

Also be sure to check out World Playground with Putumayo Kids on Sirius XM channel, Kids Place Live

This Week's Putumayo World Music Hour

Today we travel to Haiti, a Caribbean nation rich in culture and history, where French and
African heritages blend to create a fascinating palette of enticing musical styles.
Haiti Playlist

Previous Playlists

Euro Groove

Jan 06 - Jan 12,  2020


Thanks to a diverse global population, contemporary Europe is home to one of the hippest musical scenes out there, incorporating everything from DJ electronica to traditional middle-eastern instrumentals to produce a lush mix of sounds and styles. Kick back or get up and dance as we embrace the "Euro Groove."

Yoga Around The World

Dec 30 - Jan 05,  2020


This week we explore the hypnotic and mesmerizing music for yoga, meditation and relaxation.The discipline of Yoga was born in India, rooted in Hindu, Buddhist and Jain traditions, and has spread throughout the world for all who seek spiritual enlightenment, improving health, and shedding the stress of the modern world.

New Year's Party

Dec 23 - Dec 29,  2019


Almost every culture celebrates holidays with music and dance, and what better holiday to throw a party for than the coming of a new year! This week we'll ring in the New Year with fun and danceable tracks from South America, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Happy New Year!

Blues Christmas

Dec 16 - Dec 22,  2019


This week we’ll focus on a home-grown style of world music, born right here in the USA, the Blues. Although Blues tunes can be sad and downhearted, there are a lot of great, festive Blues songs. We’ll sort through our musical collection of Christmas Blues songs.

Paris Café 

Dec 09 - Dec 15,  2019


We’ll visit the golden age of Paris, the 1940s to the 1960s, with music that is rich in romance and nostalgia. We’ll highlight music that filled the streets, coming the cafes of Paris.

Winter Holidays

Dec 02 - Dec 08,  2019


Join us as we revisit our celebration of the midwinter holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza.

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