Programs A-Z

  • Classical music with host Jim Tevenan.

  • Afterglow is a weekly one-hour program of jazz and American popular song hosted by Mark Chilla.

    The origins of Afterglow are rather misty now, but dogged detective work based entirely on an...

  • From the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, it’s time for the best in Blues on Beale Street Caravan!

    Beale Street Caravan is a one hour radio series broadcasting live recordings of...

  • Blues America is where the blues talks. An hour-long weekly series featuring conversations with blues people who share their stories and music. Blues America is heard around the country on over 50 public radio stations.  The series is...

  • Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, and syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network, Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s greatest performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral...

  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is a one-hour program hosted by Elliott Forrest, which features live recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. Programs feature...

  • The central mission of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is to present classical music through the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Chicago, national and international audiences.

    The CSO <...

  • Highlights of performances from the Inland Northwest and around the world.

  • Early Music Now with Sara Schneider is a one-hour program showcasing music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque: from sonorous medieval chant and polyphony to delightful renaissance madrigals, dances, and consort music to...

  • Each week on Exploring Music, host Bill McGlaughlin chooses one musical theme and looks at it from a variety of angles over the course of five days. 

    Bill McGlaughlin is a musician, composer, educator, and broadcaster. ...

  • Fascinatin' Rhythm explores the history and themes of American popular music from Stephen Foster to Stephen Sondheim. These weekly "radio essays," illustrated by recordings, won the 1994 George Foster Peabody Award for letting ...

  •  Folk Alley strives to bring folk music to the world via the Internet, reaching across the miles and the generations to provide global exposure for an art form with long-standing tradition and a loyal fan community.  Folk Alley host Elena See...

  • Broadcast on nearly 100 stations nationwide, Footlight Parade: Sounds of the American Musical is a weekly radio program showcasing the best of Broadway and Hollywood – songs from the turn of the 20th century to today.  Bill...

  • Michael Patoray hosts two hours of jazz to kick off the weekend.

  • Here's how host Kevin Brown describes his show Front Porch Bluegrass:

    "I love the classic sounds of the first and second generations of bluegrass. There is something timeless and deep in the voice of...

  • Classical guitarist Leon Atkinson joins Verne Windham in the KPBX studio for an hour of live and recorded music.

  • Harmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program, podcast and blog that takes listeners back in history to the cathedrals, fairs, and stages of the past, teaching listeners about history as documented by musicians of the periods.

  • Hearts of Space grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music. Beginning in 1973, Hill hosted a weekly late-night radio program on...

  • Spokane Public Radio listeners now get three consecutive hours of Dan Maher's Inland Folk program on Sundays. The celebrated folk musician shares the music of local and national folk artists on his program, from Northwest...

  • Monday night's Jazz host is KPBX's Jan Munstedt, herself a third-generation musician with great jazz appreciation and an eclectic touch. She often features a long look at a theme or a favorite performer, or a show can take its own...

  • SPR's Operations Manager Brian Flick spins selections for a Friday afternoon.

  • Jazz Odyssey is your journey through the world of Modern Jazz. Host Chris Kuborn takes the listener on a musical journey through the latest sounds in Jazz.

    Each week Jazz Odyssey...

  • John Johnson conducts a tour of the obscure world of early rock and pop music. The 95% of records that never got commercial airtime have a home, Johnson’s Improbable History of Pop features those artists who fell through the commercial cracks.<...

  • Since its founding in 1959, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has continued to be one of the country’s most artistically vibrant and innovative orchestras. Millions nationwide have experienced the MSO since 1971 through its radio series –...

  • KPBX hosts play selections from the classical music library.

    Monday 9:00am-11:00am with Jim Tevenan
    Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-11:00am with Verne Windham
    Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm with Jan Munstedt
    Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm with...

  • Caridwen Irvine-Spatz recently took over as host of Nacho Celtic Hour, a program that is half Celtic and half children's music. Started by Carlos Alden in the 1990's the hour-long show takes the music seriously while having a whole lot of fun. ...

  • Jim Tevenan plays selections from recently released albums in the Classical world.

  • Night Lights, WFIU's weekly jazz program hosted by David Brent Johnson, focuses on the 1945-1990 era, a timespan that, as Johnson notes, "weirdly parallels Miles Davis on record and the Cold...

  • A mix of live performance with new and classic recordings from our library that shows the great beauty and scope of the world of the piano, its players and the boundless variety of its music.

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged...

  • The Saturday Café is a weekly two-hour musical journey to the far-flung corners of the world. Since 1987, host Michael Patoray has presented both traditional and contemporary music representing the other 7...

  • We are on earth. What do we do about it? All of this space, so many ways to turn our senses onto new soundscapes that parallel yet challenge generations, continents, belief systems. Soundspace with Zan pushes the parameters of...

  • Swingin' Down the Lane is dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well. Big bands have been around since the 1920's, and the recent interest in swing music has rekindled the flame. New generations are thrilling to...

  • The Brazilian Hour, made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, promotes the best Brazilian music and culture all around the world. The Cultural Sector of Brazil in Los Angeles created The Brazilian Hour...