Programs A-Z

  • A one hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United States...

  • NPR Illinois presents the Bedrock 66 Live concert series in an effort to bring great music to the area and produce a weekly concert program. Since 2008, over 100 performances by some of the best Americana, roots, rock, blues, jazz, rhythm &...

  • Jennifer Ramm brings you two hours of the best in bluegrass and related music. With roots in Celtic, country, folk and blues, bluegrass has a rich heritage that continues to grow thanks to a new generation of gifted musicians. ...

  • 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. For host Steve Cushing, the blues is a living African-American tradition with...

  • A mix of ambient, electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music; recognized as the original, most widely heard, premiere showcase for "contemplative music, broadly defined."

     

  • What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired. Celebrated...

  • Live at the Suggs is a series of performances recorded in front of live audiences at the NPR Illinois Suggs Performance Studio.  The studio is a gift from Guerry and the late Michelle Suggs.  Review past performances and register to attend...

  • Stretching between Bluegrass Breakdown and Hearts of Space, Nightsounds blends the very best of modern and independent folk with an eclectic sampling of other genres. Every show is carefully constructed with tempo and ambience in mind to find a...

  • Immersive classical performances.

  • Robbie Fulks on the passing of midwest roots rock legend Lou Whitney of Springfield, Mo's The Skeletons, The Morrells and many others.

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  • Sound Opinions is where music lovers come together. You can make discoveries, debate, learn about pop culture, engage, have fun and find new ways to further enrich your life through music. Whether you're an expert, or just a casual fan, Sound...

  • The Musical Universe