Thursday, March 25, 2010

Travel the World with "Music Voyager"

Now airing worldwide

Music Voyager
, a new music and travel show hosted by Cumbancha founder and Putumayo A&R head Jacob Edgar, is now airing on public television stations throughout the US and can be viewed on National Geographic's Music and Adventure cable channels across the world. Check the list below to see if the show is on your local station. If you don't find it listed, get on the phone or write a letter to your station telling them "I want my Music Voyager!".

The series follows Jacob as he travels the globe searching out unexpected adventures and surprising discoveries that unveil the magic and mystery of music from near and far. With local musicians as his guide the first season takes our host to India, Jamaica, and on a special journey across the United States following GRAMMY nominees on their road to the red carpet.

Music Voyager is also airing special webisodes on iTunes as a video podcast. Watch a solo performance by Bela Fleck, get out on the Louisiana bayou with Cedric Watson and the Magnolia Sisters, be in the studio for a beautiful performance by Grammy winner's India.Arie and Dobet Gnahore backed up by Idan Raichel and Blue Miller, and hang out with Buckwheat Zydeco.

Click here to subscribe to the Music Voyager iTunes Podcast

The show will soon be heading out on the road again so keep in touch on Twitter and Facebook to follow their travels as they unfold. Special behind the scenes clips and specials from the road are being added all the time on the Music Voyager YouTube channel.

Music Voyager Station and Air Time

WLIWNew YorkFri at 11:30pm begins 4/23
WNYENew YorkWed at 9pm begins 2/17
New Jersey NetworkNew YorkThr at 8:30pm begins 2/4
KLCSLos AngelesSun at 10:30pm begins 3/7
KVCRLos AngelesTues at 10:30pm begins 2/9
WYCCChicagoFri at 9pm begins 3/19
WYINChicagoThr at 4:30am begins 2/18
WHYYPhiladelphiaWed at 8:30pm begins 2/24
WHYY Y ArtsPhiladelphiaWed at 9:30pm begins 2/17
KQED LifeSan Francisco-Oak-San JoseTues at 7pm and Wed at 1am begins 3/23
Georgia Public BroadcastingAtlanta (and the entire state)Sun at 12:30am begins 2/28
TPT2Minneapolis-St. PaulSun at 11:30pm begins 2/14
TPTLifeMinneapolis-St. PaulSat pm (time tbd) begins 2/20
KRMADenverSun at 10:30pm begins 4/18
KBDIDenverMon at 9pm begins 3/22
WQEDPittsburghSun at 11pm begins 4/4
UNC-TV/The Explorer ChannelCharlotteFri at 9pm begins 2/12
WIPBIndianapolisSun at 11:30pm begins 3/7
NPTNashvilleSun at 2:30pm begins 2/14
Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10MilwaukeeSat at 6:30pm begins 2/13
Milwaukee Public Television Channel 36MilwaukeeTues at 10:30pm begins 2/9; Sun at 12:30am begins 2/14
South Carolina ETVGreenville (and the entire state)Sat at 11pm begins 2/13
Kentucky NetworkLouisville (and the entire state)Mon at 6:30am begins 3/8
LPB 2New Orleans (and the entire state)Sun at 9pm begins 4/4
WSBE2Providencebegins in February
KRSCTulsaSun at 1:30pm begins 2/7
WCMU/WFUMFlintSat at 10pm begins 2/13; repeats on Fri at 4am
WGTE2ToledoWed at 8pm begins 3/3
Vermont Public TelevisionBurlington (and the entire state)Tues at 9:30pm begins 2/9
KRWGEl PasoSun at 9:30pm begins 2/14
WQPT"Moline, ILFri at 10pm begins 2/12
WKAR"Lansing, MISun at 6pm begins 2/14
WCMV"Traverse City, MISat at 10pm begins 2/13; repeats on Sun at 4am
KTXTLubbockThr at 8:30pm begins 2/11
Alaska Public BroadcastingAnchorage (and the entire state)Tues at 10:30pm begins 2/9; repeats on Wed at 4:30am

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