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Black Wax groovin' jazz with Adam Rudegeair, Mon 11:00am - 1:00pm
All Our Stories music, stories, culture with Jess Fairfax & Leah Avene, Mon 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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From Asian pop to dub and reggae, indigenous hip-hop to Balkan beats, African rhythms to Arabic influence, vibrant Latin flavours to folk music from across the globe, and incredible eclectic fusions from disparate cultures, PBS brings our musical world to you.

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PBS February Performer Drive Thu 1 Feb 2018 - Wed 28 Feb 2018 This Week
Join up as a Performer Member during the month of February, and go into the draw to win a MASSIVE launch party pack! And one winner takes the lot!
Tour Jamaica in 2018 - Info Night Mon 5 Mar 2018 Coming Soon
Join Babylon Burning’s Jesse I for two weeks in July 2018, exploring the island of Jamaica and all that it has to offer.

PBS Presents

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Port Fairy Folk Festival Fri 9 Mar 2018 - Mon 12 Mar 2018
The annual, iconic Port Fairy Folk Festival is back in 2018 for it's 42nd Festival.
Rebetiko Festival: Homage to the Greek Blues Sat 10 Mar 2018
PBS Presents the Rebetiko Festival: Homage to the Greek Blues at the Melbourne Recital Centre Saturday March 10.
Havana Meets Kingston Thu 15 Mar 2018 Tickets Now On Sale
A soundclash with a difference, bringing roots reggae, dub and dancehall together with son, salsa and rumba.

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PBS Studio 5 Live

  • Tetrahedra Mon 5 Mar 2018
    Tune into Headhunters for a Studio 5 Live with Tetrahedra. Studio 5 Live is proudly brought to you by Mountain Goat.
  • Lamino Sonko and The African Intelligence with Ajak Kwai Sun 25 Mar 2018
    Tune into Flight 1067 to Africa for a Studio 5 Live Lamino Sonko & The African Intelligence with Ajak Kwai. Proudly brought to you by Mountain Goat.

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New Playlists

Mumbai Masala Mon 26 Feb 18
Flight 1067 to Africa Sun 25 Feb 18
Global Village Sun 25 Feb 18
Babylon Burning Sat 24 Feb 18
Riddim Yard Fri 23 Feb 18
What The Folk! Thu 22 Feb 18
Opalakia Tue 20 Feb 18
Headhunters Mon 19 Feb 18

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Deeep Space

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deep global sounds with Lloyd Briggs
Mon 9:00am - 11:00am

All Our Stories

All Our Stories - Jess and Leah — Photo by Owen McKern
music, stories, culture with Jess Fairfax & Leah Avene
Mon 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Elle Young
global and beyond with Elle Young
Mon 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Mumbai Masala

Richi Madan
bollywood & Indian with Richi Madan
Mon 7:00pm - 8:00pm


Adriana Opalakia 3
sweet ethnic gems with Adriana
Tue 7:00pm - 8:00pm

What the Folk!

Susi Lanagan
world & folk with Susi Lanagan
Thu 9:00am - 11:00am

Afro Turn Up

Kix 2
afrobeats & afro house with Kix
alt Fri 2:00am - 6:00am

Riddim Yard

Rick Howe
roots, dub & rocksteady with Rick Howe
Fri 11:00am - 1:00pm

Babylon Burning

Jesse I
reggae & dancehall with Jesse I
Sat 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Flight 1067 to Africa

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african music with Stani Goma
Sun 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Global Village

Roger Holdsworth
worldwide & acoustic with Roger Holdsworth
Sun 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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