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Lopa Kothari - The East Pointers in Session

Lopa Kothari introduces a session from Canadian folk trio The East Pointers. Plus the 2017 Fustanella festival in Albania, a BBC Introducing track and new world music releases.

Lopa Kothari introduces a session with the award-winning Canadian folk band The East Pointers, a trio featuring fiddle, guitar and banjo hailing from the island of Prince Edward. Also, Simon Broughton reports live from the Fustanella Festival in Albania, as this feast of music from around the globe starts today; and a BBC Introducing track, and new World Music releases.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Tim Chaisson

    Places You'll Go

    Ensemble: The East Pointers.
  • Tabu Ley Rochereau and Afrisa


    Performer: Tabu Ley Rochereau and Afrisa.
    • Zaire 74 – The African Artists.
    • Wrasse.
  • Baba Zula


    Performer: Baba Zula. Featured Artist: La Yegros.
    • XX.
    • Glitterbeat ‎.
    • 9.
  • Tim Chaisson


    Ensemble: The East Pointers.
  • David Bowie


    Ensemble: The East Pointers.
  • Göksel Yılmaz Ensemble

    Al Asfouriyeh

    Performer: Göksel Yılmaz Ensemble.
    • Kan Zaman.
    • Göksel Yilmaz.
    • 1.
  • 75 Dollar Bill

    Cummins Falls

    Performer: 75 Dollar Bill.
    • Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock.
    • Thin Wrist Recordings.
    • 3.
  • Yasmine Hamdan


    Performer: Yasmine Hamdan.
    • Al Jamilat.
    • Crammed Discs..
    • 6.
  • Grupi Ergjëria

    Gjirokastra (World Music Archive)

    Performer: Grupi Ergjëria.
    • Recorded on location in Albania, 2011.
  • Redi Hasa


    Ensemble: Redi Hasa (cello) Maria Mazotta (vocal).
  • Robert Bisha


    Ensemble: Fanfara Tirana & Robert Bisha (piano).
  • Kris Drever

    If Wishes Were Horses

    Performer: Kris Drever.
    • If Wishes Were Horses EP.
    • Reveal Records.
  • Maria Kalaniemi & Eero Grundström

    Kom alla mina bröder

    Performer: Maria Kalaniemi & Eero Grundström.
    • Svalan.
    • Galileo Music Communication.
    • 1.
  • The Rankin Family

    Mull River Shuffle (Heritage Track)

    Performer: The Rankin Family.
    • North Country.
    • EMI.
  • Tim Chaisson

    What We Leave Behind

    Ensemble: The East Pointers.
  • Tim Chaisson


    Ensemble: The East Pointers.
  • Duo Emilia Lajunen & Suvi Oskala


    Performer: Duo Emilia Lajunen & Suvi Oskala.
    • Nordic Notes, Vol. 4: Folk from Finland.
    • Nordic Notes.
    • 5.

    Taas Saatavilla

    Performer: ENKEL.
    • Nordic Notes, Vol. 4: Folk from Finland.
    • Nordic Notes.
    • 12.
  • Suistamon Sähkö

    Suistamon Sähkö

    Performer: Suistamon Sähkö.
    • Nordic Notes, Vol. 4: Folk from Finland.
    • Nordic Notes.
    • 15.
  • Pixvae

    El Curruco

    Performer: Pixvae.
    • Pixvae.
    • Buda Musique.
    • 4.
  • Jenny and the Mexicats

    La Diabla

    Performer: Jenny and the Mexicats.
    • Mar Arbierta.
    • GMO.
    • 5.
  • Trebunie-Tutke & Quintet Urmuli

    Going on the Plunder

    Performer: Trebunie-Tutke & Quintet Urmuli.
    • Duchgor.
    • Unzipped Fly Records.
    • 4.
  • Ialma


    Performer: Ialma.
    • Camiño.
  • Damien McGeehan

    Peadar O'Haoine's

    Performer: Damien McGeehan.
    • Damien McGeehan.
    • Damien McGeehan.
    • 3.
  • Jesca Hoop

    Songs Of Old

    Performer: Jesca Hoop.
    • Memories are Now.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 6.


  • Fri 19 May 2017 23:00

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