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12:00 AM - 05:00 AM


Weekly Program Listings

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American Backroads

Thursday, 9 to 10 p.m.

Sep 28: Releases from John Mellencamp, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Willie Nelson and Guy Davis
Oct 05: Vintage 2015 Show Featuring The Band, Giles Corey's Stoned Soul, Dave Specter and Hannah Frank
Oct 12: All New for 2017 Including Recent Releases from Gregg Allman, George Thorogood, David Rawlings and John Mellencamp
Oct 19: Re-Recording of the Very First American Backroads Program, 'New Beginnings' with Jayhawks, Shawn Colvin, Stephen Stills, Louie Zagoras, Jackson Browne
Oct 26: Songs from 2017 Releases by Gregg Allman, Dan Auerbach, Jason Isbell, and Radney Foster

American Routes

Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Sep 28: Angola Bound: Prison Songs and Narrative

Folk Festival

Tuesday, 8 to 11 p.m.

Sep 26: Al Rose live in studio, plus a Festival Mixer edition
Oct 03: Renowned NYC songwriter JULIE GOLD performs an event night. A limited audience can attend, by reserving a seat with the show host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Oct 10: Ken Burns' pianist Jacqueline Schwab live in studio
Oct 17: Ruth & Max Bloomquist live in studio as part of a special fundraising edition of Folk Festival to support WDCB
Oct 24: Festival Mixer Edition - new, old, and very eclectic
Oct 31: Folktastic Fright Fest for Halloween!

Folk Sampler

Tuesday, 11 p.m. to midnight

Sep 26: Ramblin' On My Mind
Oct 03: Just A Kiss
Oct 10: Autumn Leaves
Oct 17: First Cold Day
Oct 24: Trouble In Mind
Oct 31: Halloween
Nov 07: Play That Guitar
Nov 14: Wishes
Nov 21: Home for Thanksgiving
Nov 28: Food on the Table
Dec 05: Money Matters
Dec 12: Christmas
Dec 19: A Second Christmas
Dec 26: Those Trains
Jan 02: Some Kind of Fool

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m.

Sep 27: Dave Douglas
Oct 04: Tony Caramia
Oct 11: Holly Hoffman
Oct 18: Steely Dan
Oct 25: McCoy Tyner

Midwest Ballroom

Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Sep 23: Easy Listening Favorites
Sep 30: Local Performers Play the Hits
Oct 07: New Releases
Oct 14: Fall Dance Party
Oct 21: Local Dance Band Favorites
Oct 28: Radio Halloween Party

The Sounds of Brazil

Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Sep 24: Mas Que Nada
Oct 01: Best of Gal Costa
Oct 08: The Girls From Ipanema
Oct 15: Millennial Music Makers
Oct 22: Divas From Bahia
Oct 29: Best of Leila Pinheiro

Those Were the Days

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Sep 23: Big Town, Chesterfield Moonlight Serenade, Lux Radio Theatre, Ben Bernie's War Workers Program, Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Burns and Allen Show
Sep 30: Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
Oct 07: Hollywood Canteen Opening, Don Winslow of the Navy, Lux Radio Theatre, Speaking of Radio, Vic and Sade, President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Oct 14: Suspense, Bob Hope Show, Nightbeat, Jack Benny Program, Screen Guild Players
Oct 21: Down Our Way, Speaking of Radio, Aldrich Family, Academy Award, Chase and Sanborn Program
Oct 28: Annual Hallowe'en Show
Nov 04: Elliott Lewis: A Centennial Celebration
Nov 11: More from the War
Nov 18: Annual Thanksgiving Show
Nov 25: Radio to Get Into the Holiday Spirit By
Dec 02: Radio to Plan Your List By
Dec 09: Radio to Address Cards By
Dec 16: Radio to Wrap, Bake and Decorate By
Dec 23: Merry Christmas!
Dec 30: Happy New Year!