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American Backroads

Thursday, 9 to 10 p.m.

Jun 01: Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Sheryl Crow, Robben Ford and Joe Moss
Jun 08: Annual Chicago Blues Festival Preview Including Ronnie Baker Brooks, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell and Gary Clark, Jr.
Jun 15: Encore Edition Including Robbie Fulks, Old 97s, Lawrence Peters Outfit and Claudia Schmidt
Jun 22: The Latest Releases from Marty Stuart, Ray Davies with the Jayhawks, Ruthie Foster and Willie Nelson
Jun 29: Dave Specter, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Giles Corey and Jack White
Jul 06: Recent Releases from Maren Morris, Bob Weir and Guy Davis plus Jamey Johnson and More
Jul 13: Encore Presentation Featuring Levon Helm, Beck, John Gorka and Ray Lamontagne
Jul 20: Latest Releases from Michael McDermott, Joanna Connor, and Ryan Adams Plus Shawn Colvin and More
Jul 27: Encore Presentation with Rosanne Cash, Sheryl Crow, Hank Williams III and Alan Jackson

American Routes

Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Jun 01: Jesse Winchester, Wayne & Jayne Henderson
Jun 08: The Folk Revival Revisited: Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Jim Kweskin, Jerry Garcia, Alan Lomax, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt and more
Jun 15: Guilty Pleasures: Music We Love More Than We Can Say
Jun 22: Billie Holiday: Ladies Sing the Blues & Beyond--with Singers Cassandra Wilson and Catherine Russell
Jun 29: Festival International 2017

Folk Festival

Tuesday, 8 to 11 p.m.

May 30: Festival Mixer Edition
Jun 06: Festival Mixer Edition!
Jun 13: Joe Jencks live in studio
Jun 20: Event Night with Linda Marie Smith and her Mearra: Selkie from the Sea" multi-media show, which a limited audience can attend. Email host at LKupbeat@aol.com for information and seating reservations.
Jun 27: Event Night with Michigan-based Americana duo, "Escaping Pavement", email host at LKupbeat@aol.com for information and seating reservations.

Folk Sampler

Tuesday, 11 p.m. to midnight

May 30: Too Much...Too Much
Jun 06: Lady With The Blues
Jun 13: Father's Day
Jun 20: Producer's Choice...New Music
Jun 27: Ramblin' On My Mind
Jul 04: Pick A Day...SMTWTFS

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Wednesday, 7 to 8 p.m.

May 31: Terence Blanchard
Jun 07: Joyce DiCamillo
Jun 14: Nat Hentoff
Jun 21: LeeAnn Ledgerwood
Jun 28: Eddie Gomez

Midwest Ballroom

Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Jun 03: New Releases
Jun 10: Summer Dance Party
Jun 17: Vinyl Nostalgia
Jun 24: Summer Songs

The Sounds of Brazil

Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

May 28: Best of Sergio Mendes
Jun 04: Brazilian Jazzmasters
Jun 11: Torcuato Mariano
Jun 18: Ivan Lins
Jun 25: Leo Gandelman


Weekdays at approximately 5:35 a.m., Weekends at approximately 6:58 a.m.

May 28: More Northern Crown
May 29: Star War
May 30: Moon and Regulus
May 31: Kornephoros
Jun 01: Menkent
Jun 02: Venus at Elongation
Jun 03: Moon and Jupiter
Jun 04: Moon and Spica
Jun 05: Changing Channels
Jun 06: Moon and Antares
Jun 07: EUVE
Jun 08: Moon and Companions
Jun 09: Moon and Saturn
Jun 10: On the Move
Jun 11: Messier 5
Jun 12: Saturn at Opposition
Jun 13: Saturn at Opposition II
Jun 14: Saturn at Opposition III
Jun 15: Planetary Nebulae
Jun 16: Big Changes
Jun 17: Sunrise and Sunset
Jun 18: Twilight
Jun 19: Moon and Venus
Jun 20: Summer Solstice
Jun 21: Busy Sun
Jun 22: Quiet Sun
Jun 23: Storm Damage
Jun 24: Orange Triplets
Jun 25: Summer Triangle
Jun 26: Alexis Bouvard
Jun 27: Moon and Regulus
Jun 28: Red Nova
Jun 29: Future Fireworks
Jun 30: Moon and Jupiter

Those Were the Days

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Jun 03: Bill Stern Sports Newsreel, Texaco Star Theatre, Adventures of Nero Wolfe, Clara, Lu and Em, Counterspy, Sealtest Village Store
Jun 10: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Voice of New York, Lifebuoy Show, Dimension X, Meet Corliss Archer
Jun 17: 75 Years of Suspense - 1
Jun 24: 75 Years of Suspense - 2