Lopa Kothari with Arif Lohar in session
Lopa Kothari is joined by one of Pakistan's most popular musicians, Punjabi folk singer Arif Lohar, in a joint session with BBC Asian Network's Bobby Friction.
Lopa Kothari is joined by one of Pakistan's most popular musicians, Punjabi folk singer Arif Lohar, in a joint session with the BBC Asian Network's Bobby Friction. There are new releases from Diabel Cissokho from Senegal and Japanese band Minyo Crusa, and the Classic Artist is Romanian brass band Fanfare Ciocarlia.
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; specially curated mixtapes, classic tracks and new releases, plus a monthly Road Trip, taking us to the heart of each location's music and culture. Whether it's traditional Indian ragas, Malian funk, UK folk or Cuban jazz, you'll hear it on Music Planet.