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American Backroads

Thursday, 9 to 10 p.m.

Mar 30: Tribute to Chuck Berry Also Featuring Levon Helm, Johnny Winter, The Faces
Apr 06: Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Buddy Guy and the Tedeschi Trucks Band
Apr 13: Recent Releases by Marty Stuart, Son Volt, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Ryan Adams
Apr 20: Mavis Staples, The Westies, James Cotton and John Fogerty
Apr 27: Bonnie Raitt, Patty Griffin, The Civil Wars and the Wood Brothers
May 04: Lydia Loveless, Nick Moss, Rollover, The Westies and Heather Horton
May 11: Recent Releases by Mississippi Heat, John Scofield, Leon Redbone and Allison Krauss
May 18: Dave Specter, Rosanne and Johnny Cash plus John Gorka
May 25: Recent Releases by Bob Weir, John Prine, Norah Jones and Michael McDermott

American Routes

Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Mar 30: The Baton Rouge Blues Festival
Apr 06: Alison Krauss and Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff
Apr 13: Prison Songs: Remembering Merle Haggard
Apr 20: "How Many Roads…?” Bob Dylan’s Back Pages
Apr 27: The Emperor and the Professor of New Orleans Music: Ernie K-Doe & Professor Longhair

Folk Festival

Tuesday, 8 to 11 p.m.

Apr 04: The New Zeitgeist live in studio
Apr 11: Event Night with Joe Crookston in concert, limited seating available, email host at LKupbeat@aol.com for reservations and details
Apr 18: Surprise Theme
Apr 25: Festival Mixer Edition

Folk Sampler

Tuesday, 11 p.m. to midnight

Apr 04: Matters of the Heart
Apr 11: Easter
Apr 18: Producer's Choice...New Music
Apr 25: Wishing For Rain
May 02: Batter Up
May 09: Mother's Day
May 16: The Highway Never Ends
May 23: Memorial Day
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.

Mar 29: Carli Munoz
Apr 05: Mose Allison
Apr 12: Dorothy Donegan
Apr 19: Nnenna Freelon
Apr 26: David Amram
May 03: Regina Carter
May 10: Carmen Cavallaro
May 17: T.S. Monk
May 24: Dee Dee Bridgewater
May 31: Terence Blanchard

Midwest Ballroom

Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Apr 01: New Releases
Apr 08: Big Band Dance Party
Apr 15: April Songs
Apr 22: Vinyl Nostalgia
Apr 29: Local and Territory Bands Play the Hits
May 06: New Releases
May 13: Big Band Dance Party
May 20: Vinyl Nostalgia
May 27: Annual Memorial Day Program

Night Lights

Wednesday, 8 to 9 p.m.

Mar 29: 'The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby'
Apr 05: 'Maiden Voyage: Herbie Hancock In The 1960s'
Apr 12: 'The Jazz Monk: Thomas Merton'
Apr 19: 'Ella '57: Ella Fitzgerald Flies High'
Apr 26: 'Ellington Ending'

The Sounds of Brazil

Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Apr 02: Astrud Gilberto’s Birthday
Apr 09: 25th Anniversary Special - Our First Show
Apr 16: Best Compilation Albums
Apr 23: Brazil’s Chill
Apr 30: Brazilian Side of Smooth


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

Mar 29: Moon, Mars, Mercury
Mar 30: Moon and Mars
Mar 31: Moon and Aldebaran
Apr 01: Seeing Orange
Apr 02: Vela Nursery
Apr 03: Event Horizon
Apr 04: Event Horizon Telescope
Apr 05: Quiet Sun
Apr 06: Moon and Regulus
Apr 07: Jupiter at Opposition
Apr 08: Dark Energy
Apr 09: HETDEX
Apr 10: Moon and Jupiter
Apr 11: Moon, Jupiter, Spica
Apr 12: Planetary Gems
Apr 13: Three Venuses
Apr 14: Rio Scale
Apr 15: Moon and Saturn
Apr 16: Gienah
Apr 17: Galaxies
Apr 18: Virgo Cluster
Apr 19: Messier 100
Apr 20: Last Visit
Apr 21: Through the Gap
Apr 22: Moon and Venus
Apr 23: Last Glance
Apr 24: Soyuz 1
Apr 25: A 'Proximate' Orbit
Apr 26: Black Hole Feast
Apr 27: Middleweight Black Hole
Apr 28: Moon, Mars, Aldebaran
Apr 29: The Solitary One
Apr 30: The Most Beautiful

Those Were the Days

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Apr 01: 1 Lirpa, Yadrutas !Loof Lirpa
Apr 08: Those Were the Days: Doris, Dennis and Laraine
Apr 15: Radio's Easter Basket
Apr 22: Dick Tracy, Songs By Sinatra, Treasury Star Parade #21, Henry Morgan Show
Apr 29: Our 47th Anniversary Show - 'Thanks for Listening'
May 06: Great Gildersleeve, Vic and Sade, Hindenburg Eyewitness Account, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Command Performance #13, Adventures of Maisie
May 13: The Whistler, Fibber McGee and Molly, Lux Radio Theatre, Spotlight Revue
May 20: Fort Laramie, Jimmy Durante Show, Green Hornet, Judy Canova Show, Broadway Is My Beat, It's Time to Smile
May 27: Big Bands In 1942
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