Programs A-Z

  • Christmas programs on the radio in the 1940s ranged from variety shows to dramas to comedies... all of them featuring a generous portion of music from swing to sentimental to religious.

  • The 12-voice San Francisco based men's choir Chanticleer presents a program of music that spans the globe and the centuries, from 14th century England to new arrangements of classic carols.

  • The award winning choir from London visits St. Paul's Church for a concert of sacred music for the Christmas season.

  • Celebrate the holidays with memories, music and poetry of people who live and work in the isolation of America's outback. Featuring Baxter Black, Waddie Mitchell, and Native American singer and comedian Vincent Craig.

  • Holiday offerings from the Drifters, the Platters, Chuck Berry, Charles Brown, Frankie Lymon and more.

  • The King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblcal readings and music from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England.

  • The 32nd annual Paul Winter Solstice Celebration from St. John the Divine in New York.

  • Along with the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell, has performed this story of the Passion of Christ by J.S. Bach to packed houses all over the US and Europe for many years. Once again, Public...

  • A musical walk down Beale Street and other blues venues across the country.


    From the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, 

  • Blues Before Sunrise showcases blues as part of a cultural landscape that includes jump and jive, rhythm and blues, swing, doo wop, gospel, comedy, and recitation.

  • Join host Hans Ahlstrom for a look and new and recent releases in blues.

  • This radio show, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, promotes the best Brazilian music and culture all around the world.

  • Classical music presented in Spanish and English, featuring selections by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

  • “Fiesta!,” says the Uruguayan-born composer Elbio Barilari, “features the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries.” Mr Barilari, a faculty member of the University of Illinois at Chicago, is at the helm for this trip...

  • Holiday Blues tunes to make your yuletide a little brighter. It's the best in new and independent Christmas Blues with original songs and new takes on Christmas classics.

  • A tradition for more than 60 years, the Christmas Vespers at Hope College features Hope's Chapel Choir, College Chorus, and Symphonette.

  • A program of the many expressions of Folk Music recorded at regional concerts and performances, including music from the Hiawatha Music Festival, Porcupine Mountains Music Festival and the Marquette Area Blues Festival.


  • Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

  • Holiday favorites from Ellis Marsalis, Geri Allen, Jason Moran and more, from a concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

  • Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justice with his belief in the transformative power of the word. But he was a music lover, too, and...

  • Highlights from the 2011 Marquette Area Blues Festival

  • Imagine a musician single-handedly redefining what an instrument can do, elevating it to a whole other level. That's what the late Max Roach did for the drums. Whether it’s jazz or rock or funk, there isn't a drummer today who isn't somehow...

  • repeat of Sunday program

  • Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 82nd season begins on December 8, 2012, with Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, starring...

  • Host Kurt Hauswirth brings you classical selections from the Public Radio 90 music library.

    9:30 -- Writer's Almanac w/Garrison Keillor

    10:01 NPR News

    10:30 The...

  • Jazz is where it's at... and Night Studio is the place to hang out to hear the best hour of jazz on the radio. We check out the new releases and revisit the old classics, always on the look-out for the good stuff that keeps us all tuned in, and...

  • A radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures and  includes well-known names like Bob Marley, Sting, Loreena McKennitt, and Santana, along with exceptional, underexposed international artists...

  • As far as the Christian Church is concerned, Easter is the biggest event ever. I have seen the festival of the resurrection from many perspectives and whether you celebrate with huge choirs and the Hallelujah Chorus by Handel, a festive folk...

  • Some of the greatest Soul and R&B holiday classics from James Brown, Otis Redding, The O'Jays, Donnie Hathaway, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Booker T & the MGs and more.

  • A locally-produced hour of jazz and related music genres.

  • Superiorland Concerts is currently on hiatus

  • Taste of Eternity presents some the most profound and exalted music from the Friday night synagogue service as well as rousing table songs (Z'mirot) which are sung at the festive Friday night meal.    Musical selections include lush, a cappella...

  • The Midnight Ravers look at the evolution of reggae music and the influence of African-American culture on it in general and on Bob Marley, specifically.

  • Musical variety.

    3:25: : Pulse of the Planet
    followed by Northern Notes

  • Syndicated variety program. Hosted by the dean of orchestra commentators, Robert Conrad, Weekend Radio is a "curiously strange and offbeat potpourri of music, wit and convivial companionship," Weekend Radio is a skillful mixture of classical...