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10 a.m. “Dreamwalk” Native American music and culture.

1 p.m. “Flea Market” Listeners call in with items to buy or sell.

4 p.m. “Democracy Now!” Special time for national newsmagazine.

5 p.m. “California Worldfest” Opening night of the music festival, featuring the Djunkyard Gypsies, Joe Craven and Sambaguru.


7 a.m. “The Morning Show” Martha Kuhns does her Jerianne Van Dijk watercolor impression.

10 a.m. “California Worldfest” Live remote broadcast from the Nevada County Fairgrounds, featuring musical groups rotating on three different stages, plus interviews and background information at the KVMR broadcast tent by Chris Towne, Dawn Fischer and Laura Jean Confal.

4:25 p.m. “Democracy Now!” Time approximate. News and features on peace and social justice, with Amy Goodman.

5:30 p.m. “Worldfest Main Stage” Headliner is singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, plus Los Pinguos from Argentina, That One Guy one-man band and others.


4 a.m. “Right Place, Right Time” Eclectic music and comedy, with Kim Bryant.

7 a.m. “Backroads” With Walkin’ Larry Hilberg, featuring folk, Americana and subtlety.

10 a.m. “California Worldfest” 13-hour live broadcast from the festival. Saturday daytime performers include Limpopo, Handsome Little Devils, Dya Singh, Alpha YaYa Diallo and the Bafing Ridgers, plus others.

5:30 p.m. “Worldfest Main Stage” Afro-Celtic band Eileen Ivers (of “Riverdance”) and Immigrant soul, plus guitar wizard Tommy Emmanuel and vocalist Perla Batalla.


7 a.m. “House Blend” Evocative music for Sunday morning, with Allison Miller.

10 a.m. “Californial Worldfest” Final day of the festival, broadcast live from the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The Venezulean Music Project and Hawaiian musicians Dennis and David Kamakahi and George and Keoki Kahumoku are among those featured.

5:30 p.m. “Worldfest Main Stage” African music legend Toumani Diabate and his Symmetric Orchestra, plus Sacramento singer-songwriter Jackie Greene, close out KVMR’s live broadcast.


7 a.m. “The Morning Show” Paris Hilton wants to be commuted, too, but finds out it’s too late.

1 p.m. “Zen Tech” Computer and internet call-in series.

4 p.m. “The Rhythm Method” Will Dawn Fischer recover from her Worldfest methodology?

8 p.m. “The Women’s Show” Arly Helm.

10 p.m. “Strawberry Beatles Forever” Robert Turnage and the Fab Four.


7 a.m. “The Morning Show” Cheri Snook, with a festival report from the Far North.

2 p.m. “So Many Roads” Contemporary and traditional blues

8 p.m. “The Other Side” Experiments in Ultrasound, with Kevin Kormylo.

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