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

This week, we'll trace the unmistakable tone of the Blues from its roots in Africa to its

home in America, and into Europe and South America, too.
Blues Around The World Playlist

Previous Playlists

African Reggae

June 22 - June 28, 2020


We follow the reggae rhythm back to its origin, and explore the African branch of the reggae family tree.

Flavors of India

June 15 - June 21, 2020


Join us as we enjoy a masala of music from one of the world's most populous nations, the majestic and diverse country of India, as well as other nations whose music has been enriched by Indian flavors.

Father's Day

June 8 - June 14, 2020


We'll hear from some famous fathers and their musical offspring... Bob and Damian Marley, Joao and Bebel Gilberto, and more... !

Global Gumbo

June 1 - June 7, 2020


Join us for a potpourri of songs from some of our favorite recent international releases. This week's show features music from New Caledonia, New Zealand, Spain, Israel, and Senegal.


May 25 - May 31, 2020


This week, we head up towards the arctic circle, for music from Sweden, Norway, and Finland. Join us for Northern Lights, the music of Scandinavia!

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