Lopa Kothari with Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi in session
Lopa Kothari with Pakistani folk singer Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi in session and a Road Trip exploring British Asian music around the UK with broadcaster Ashanti Omkar
Presented by Lopa Kothari with a specially recorded studio session from Pakistani folk singer Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi and a Road Trip exploring British Asian music around the UK with broadcaster Ashanti Omkar from the BBC Asian Network, as part of The Big British Asian Summer across the BBC.
Listen to the world - Music Planet, Radio 3's new world music show presented by Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell, brings us the best roots-based music from across the globe - with live sessions from the biggest international names and the freshest emerging talent; classic tracks and new release, and every week a bespoke Road Trip from a different corner of the globe, taking us to the heart of its music and culture. Plus special guest Mixtapes and gems from the BBC archives. Whether it's traditional Indian ragas, Malian funk, UK folk or Cuban jazz, you'll hear it on Music Planet.