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Here’s what’s just ahead on Thistle. Remember that broadcast dates vary depending on where you’re listening, so just check our broadcast schedule and list of streaming stations for dates, times and frequencies.

Week 33
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August 17: ThistleRadio

Hear classic tracks from ThistleRadio, our round-the-clock music channel.

Week 34
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August 24: More New Sounds for Summer

Tune into more of the great new sounds, from both sides of the Atlantic, that artists and their record labels are launching during the music festival season.

Week 35
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August 31: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill

Exploring recordings he made over three decades with The Bothy Band, Relativity and Nightnoise, Fiona explores the music of the late Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, of Ireland’s most influential musicians.

Week 36
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September 07: Harpers

Hear innovation on an ancient instrument with harpers William Jackson, Wendy Stewart, Maire Brennan, Grainne Hambly, Savourna Stevenson, and Alan Stivell all feature in an hour dedicated to small harps.

Week 37
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September 14: The American Folklife Center at 40, Part 1

Join Fiona and guests as they explore selections from the American Folklife Center’s collection of about half a million sound recordings, including songs from Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Carrie Grover.

Week 38
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September 21: The American Folklife Center at 40, Part 2

This week Fiona and her guests conclude a two-part exploration of the American Folklife Center’s extensive sound archive.  It features rare recordings from collectors Jean Ritchie and John Matheson.

Week 39
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September 28: Cathy Jordan at Swannanoa

Join Fiona and Irish singer Cathy Jordan of the internationally acclaimed band Dervish as they share conversation and music at the Swannanoa Gathering in the North Carolina Mountains.