Programs A-Z

Long-running live radio variety show hosted by Garrison Keillor, featuring comedy sketches, music, and Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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"The blues is the roots, everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon

Official Website: http://www.bluesbeforesunrise.com

An all-encompassing package of blues; ranging from well known and not-so-well known “masters,” to inspired contemporary artists; from Mississippi to Chicago; from England to San Francisco; the complete spectrum.

Established as the Boise Philharmonic in 1960. As Idaho’s largest and oldest performing arts organization, the Boise Philharmonic performs for over 50,000 people annually in concerts at the Morrison Center, the Swayne Auditorium in Nampa,...

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

We seek to improve the quality of life of many through musical expression. Music has the power to inspire, lift the spirit, ease suffering, and heal the listener. The classical guitar and its ancient musical ancestors are uniquely qualified in...

A nationally syndicated classical music service dedicated to live classical music programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Official Website: http://classical24...

Enlivening musical experience

With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a wide array of styles, from acoustic to electronic, jazz to space music, the avant-garde to rock. Echoes is a sound that is cross-cultural and...

The more nebulous, ethereal and “other worldly” side of “new age;” from Steve Roach to Brian Eno; from Robert Rich to David Parsons; an interesting and enjoyable consciousness altering musical experience.

Fluid Drive is an energetic mix of jazz, blues, and rock. On occasion, the show might include various hybrid forms, including world music.

This series showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians, whose stunning individual performances are combined with lively interviews, lighthearted sketches, and musical games.

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Idaho Music is a weekly one hour program that will feature songs, performances, and interviews of Idaho artists.

Carl Scheider hosts the program, which also includes a weekly concert calendar to highlight opportunities to hear live music...

Troy Oppie is the host of Jazz Conversations, a radio program devoted to great jazz music, information, and jazz conversations.

A valued offering of jazz, past and present

Mountain Stage blends studio quality with live performance before a theater audience. Features four or five guests and is recorded with a live audience. Each guest performs a three- to six-song segment.

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Music from Stanley features some of Idaho’s best musicians in a live setting and on the radio. Music from Stanley consists of a series of free concerts that take place on summer Sunday afternoons at Redfish Lake Lodge near Stanley, Idaho and a...

If you like to start your Saturdays on a musical note, join Tamara Shapiro, your host for Open Range Radio. From 6-10 a.m. you’ll hear a wide range of music including Americana, blues, folk, bluegrass, alternative country, local music, and yes,...

Celebrating the pipe organ, The King of instruments.

Official Website: http://pipedreams.publicradio.org/

Founding host, Victor Pacania, called Private Idaho “four hours of whatever seems to fit.” That’s an apt description of how the show remains. Great music defies boundaries and good radio should do the same.

Hour 1 – Bluegrass, “jazz”-grass and “new”-grass with such artists as David Grisman, Tony Rice and Bela Fleck.
Hour 2 – The Grateful Dead in concert and in the studio from 1965 – 1995; including solo recording efforts from individual band...

Each week a sampling from different historical musical periods, usually beginning in earlier times; Baroque and classical.

On The Thistle & Shamrock®, award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music from Celtic roots in Europe and North America. You’ll hear well-established and newly emerging recording artists along with in-studio guests, all...

Garrison Keillor recounts the historical highlights of each day and reads a short poem or two.

Official Website: http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/