Programs A-Z

  • Acoustic Café is a two hour weekly radio show, and an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in 1995. Find out a bit more history here.

    Each week,...

  • The origins of Afterglow are rather misty now, but dogged detective work based entirely on an offhand reply from creator Dick Bishop leads us to believe that the program debuted on WFIU sometime in the late 1970s.

    Dick took the title of...

  • A weekly music show and daily blog hosted by Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton dedicated to finding music you’ll fall in love with and change your life!

    All Songs Considered started in 2000. It was inspired and first featured music heard on...

  • NPR Music’s program dedicated to Latin Alternative music and rock in Spanish is hosted by Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras

  • Each week, Beale Street Caravan brings the Sounds of Memphis to an international public radio audience. Live, concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, and rock n roll traditions. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell...

  • Steve Cushing hosts this long-running, all night, blues heritage showcase spotlighting music of the 1920s – 1960s.

  • Celtic Connections began in 1991 as a local program hosted by Bryan Kelso Crow and produced in the studios of WSIU Radio in Carbondale, Illinois for broadcast across southern and east central Illinois and northwestern Kentucky. Since its...

  • Jim ‘Ang’ Anderson hosts “Confessin The Blues” every Friday at Midnight (Saturdays at 12 AM), to kick off our Blues Night.

    Ang talks with blues musicians about their upcoming projects, new releases, and features Chicago and Northwest...

  • The NPR show where host and producer David Dye, with contributing host Talia Schlanger present new & significant music and the artists who create it.

  • Folk Alley host Matt Watroba collects the best in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, exclusive Folk Alley in-studio and live concert recordings. Two discreet hours each week.

  • For one hour every week, Julia takes listeners around the world as she explores a theme that touches the human spirit. From steel drum bands to didgeridoos, from Americana to Arabesque, Julia and her listeners consider how the traditions,...

  • Global Village is a world music show directed and hosted by radio and world music veteran Chris Heim. Produced by KMUW in Wichita, Kansas, Global Village is heard in more than 20 states from Alaska to Connecticut, Minnesota to Texas.

  • A David Gans "solo electric" performance is likely to consist of several elements: country-blues-style fingerpicking; loop-based improvisations created live in the moment; sweetly-sung ballads, original or borrowed; Grateful Dead songs...

  • Join Larry Knudsen from the Ho Chunk Nation, as he brings you a mix of Indigenous music. Enjoy live interviews and a mix of new music from our Indigenous musicians from around the Western Hemisphere.

    The Indigenous in Music Radio Show...

  • Along with NPR Music’s partners at WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center, we’re proud to announce a new public media initiative: Jazz Night In America. You can check it out on your local public radio station, as well as online at npr.org/jazznight.<...

  • Jazz Organic is a one-hour weekly radio program celebrating America’s original art-form uniquely played on the tone-wheel organ. From “Wild Bill” Davis and Jimmy Smith, to Joey DeFrancesco, to the next generation of B3 artists, Jazz Organic...

  • Welcome to The Midnight Special, one of the most enduring syndicated folk music radio programs from the WFMT Radio Network. The Midnight Special was established in Chicago on 98.7 WFMT-FM in 1953, and went national in 1971. It has stayed...

  • Longtime region radio and music scene icon Tom Lounges hosts this twice weekly program about music and the people who make it.   The talk/music format finds Lounges having interesting conversations with a wide variety of guest musicians,...

  • Night Lights, is a weekly one-hour jazz radio program hosted by David Brent Johnson, focusing on jazz from the 1945-1990 era—a timespan that, as Johnson notes, “weirdly parallels Miles Davis on record and the Cold War.”

    Covering artists...

  • Sarah Opat talks with local up-and-coming bands, artists, and cool people in general across Northwest Indiana and Chicago, exploring how they got their starts, and what plans they have for the future.

  • One hour weekly series featuring music of the Rolling Stones as well as their influences and those they have influenced.

    This is a one hour weekly program focused on the music of the Rolling Stones and significant events in their nearly...

  • Sound Ideas explores the artistry of jazz, blues, and the spoken word. Hosted by Clay Ryder, each episode explores a different theme or genre of the jazz idiom through recorded performances pulled from more than eighty years of recorded art....

  • Jamie Hoover hosts Sounds from the Mother Road a weekly exploration of the last 70 years of American Roots Music, featuring western swing, country, rockabilly,cowboy tunes and the artists who continue those traditions today. The Mother Road has...

  • Sounds Jewish is a weekly program hosted by Andy Muchin for MPB Music Radio. Andy’s encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish music of all different genres creates a unique sound for Sunday afternoons. In one program, you might hear a...

  • Strange Currency brings together a wildly diverse range of music in each show, whether the early sounds of Frank Zappa or emerging artists such as Django Django, the sound of classic but underappreciated acts such as Rory Gallagher or newer...

  • Stuck in the Psychedelic Era is a weekly two hour radio show featuring music from roughly the years 1964-70. The show is rooted in the music generated by self-contained American bands of the late 1960s (and their British inspirations), yet is...

  • The Appetizer Radio Show began as a project for D Grant Smith while studying at Abilene Christian University and working for the local public radio station KACU in 2003. Interested in a wide variety of music from an early age, Smith wondered if...

  • Kent Lindquist and Bill Satterlee host two hours of the finest mainstream jazz you’ll hear anywhere, including recordings from Northwest Indiana musicians and greats from across the entire spectrum of jazz. Production engineer: Dave Woodworth.<...

  • The International Americana Music Show – a weekly, free series – is the only radio show to exclusively play Americana music made solely by non-American artists. Each hour-long show is presented by New York based, Scottish broadcaster, Michael...

  • The Latin Alternative is a one hour weekly exploration into the world of Latin rock, funk, hip-hop and electronic music.

    The Latin Alternative is co-hosted by two of the genre’s leading experts, Josh Norek (co-founder of the Latin...

  • Get a complete taste of legendary musicians and up-and-coming bands in these 7 minute interview pieces set to the artists own music. Hosted by Kyle Meredith.

    Kyle Meredith can be seen and heard in Paste Magazine, NYLON Magazine,...

  • A series of programs of the Electric Sound that defined the 60’s and 70’s… The Electric Music that became the symbol of worldwide cultural change, the harbinger of a new time, a new world. “The Stone Age”…This program has been regularly...

  • Folksinger Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is a NON-COM hour long, weekly live-audience, Americana format show that presents the best grassroots and acoustic music to our global audience. WoodSongs tapes every Monday night at...

  • The World Cafe with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk, and alternative country with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists. This acclaimed program, distributed...