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Session with Po' Girl

Mary Ann Kennedy presents new music from around the world plus a studio session from Canadian roots band Po' Girl.

Mary Ann Kennedy with new tracks from across the globe, plus Canadian roots band Po' Girl in a studio session.

Canadian roots music has never had it so good, and Po' Girl are right at the centre of this flourishing scene, based as they are in Montreal and Toronto. They call their style 'urban roots' and it has elements of folk, country and jazz. Po' Girl are Allison Russell and Awna Teixeira, both singers and multi-instrumentalists, joined by Mikey 'Lightning' August on vocals, drums and keys and Chris Merrill on electric bass.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Batida

    Yumbala (Feat. Circuito Feixado)

    • Batida.
    • Soundway.
    • promo.
  • Seth Lakeman

    Blacksmiths Prayer

    • Tales from the Barrel House.
    • Honour Oak Records.
    • HNRCD01.
  • Vinicio Capossela

    Le Pleiadi

    • Marinai, Profeti e Balene.
    • Ponderosa Records.
    • promo.
  • Alastair Ogilvy

    The Kirkwall Light

    • Leaves Sae Green.
    • Greentrax.
    • CDTRAX365.
  • Amadou & Mariam

    Cherie

    • Folila.
    • Because Music.
    • BED5161152.
  • Rocket Juice & the Moon

    Lolo (feat. Fatoumata Diawara)

    • Rocket Juice & The Moon.
    • Honest Jons records.
    • promo.
  • Po’ Girl Studio Session

    • Po' Girl

      Gandy Dancer

      Performers: Allison Russell (vocals, guitar, clarinet, ukulele) Awna Teixeira (vocals, guitar, accordion) Mikey 'Lightening' August (drums) Chris Merrill (electric bass)

    • Po' Girl

      Maudite Guerre

      Performers: Allison Russell (vocals, guitar, clarinet, ukulele) Awna Teixeira (vocals, guitar, accordion) Mikey 'Lightening' August (drums) Chris Merrill (electric bass)

  • Lura & Cesaria Evora

    Moda bo

    • African Voices Anthology.
    • lusafrica.
    • 662022.
  • Boubacar Traoré

    Dundobesse M'Bedouniato

    • African Guitar Anthology.
    • lusafrica.
    • 662012.
  • David Lagos

    Reina de la buleria

    • Beginner's Guide to Flamenco.
    • Nascentre.
    • NSBOX-016.
  • Fernando Terremoto

    Luz en las balcones

    • Beginner's Guide to Flamenco.
    • Nascentre.
    • NSBOX-016.
  • Po’ Girl Studio Session

    • Po' Girl

      Where the Darkness Goes

      Performers: Allison Russell (vocals, guitar, clarinet, ukulele) Awna Teixeira (vocals, guitar, accordion) Mikey 'Lightening' August (drums) Chris Merrill (electric bass)

    • Po' Girl

      Sans Souci

      Performers: Allison Russell (vocals, guitar, clarinet, ukulele) Awna Teixeira (vocals, guitar, accordion) Mikey 'Lightening' August (drums) Chris Merrill (electric bass)

  • The Hut People

    Bok Espok

    • Picnic.
    • Fellside Recordings.
    • FECD248.
  • Kepa Junkera

    Iturriboca & Monteviderrieta

    • Ultramarinoa & Coloniales.
    • WEA.
    • 5249870652.
  • Céu

    Contravento

    • Caravana Sereria Bloom.
    • Six Degrees.
    • 657036118522.
  • Céu

    Palhaco

    • Caravana Sereria Bloom.
    • Six Degrees.
    • 657036118522.
  • Lucas Santtana

    Who can say which way

    • Sem Nostalgia.
    • Mais Um Discos.
    • MAIS02.
  • Rachel Hair

    Harsh Feb Reels

    • No More Wings.
    • March Records.
    • MHRCD 003.
  • Hillfolk Noir

    The Great Grizzly Bear Scare

    • Radio Hour.
    • www.hillfolknoir.com.
    • promo.
  • The Cactus Blossoms

    Cold Foot Boogie

    • The Cactus Blossoms.
    • MCA.
    • MCD11260.
  • Roberto Fonseca

    Bibisa feat. Fatoumata Diawara

    • Yo.
    • Harmonia Mundi / Jazz Village.
    • SP 9570005.
  • Ahmad Al Khatib and Youssef Hbeisch

    Khudni ma'ak

    • Sabil.
    • Institut Du Monde.
    • 321 090.

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