Programs A-Z

  • American Routes explores the shared and individual musical threads that contribute to the great diversity of American culture, from blues to Cajun, Tejano to jazz, country to soul and all the stops in between.

    Now in its 20th year on the...

  • "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.

  • Incorporated in 1960, the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra is the successor to the Boise Civic Symphony and a long line of predecessor organizations going back to the Boise Philharmonic Society of the 1880s. As Idaho’s largest and oldest performing...

  • 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 highlights opportunities to hear live music in the upcoming week.

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

  • A diverse 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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  • Each Saturday morning, get your coffee and tune into Open Range Radio, with host Tamara Shapiro.

    The show includes an eclectic blend of Americana, folk, rock, and country.  You'll hear artists from around the globe, including Idaho-based...

  • 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...

  • Sound Opinions is your one-stop-shop for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation.  Each week hosts and nationally respected rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis talk about pop culture and music industry news, interview artists...

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the Baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. The perfect antidote for the stress and distractions of our modern lives so you can relax and recharge for the week...

  • 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...