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American Backroads

Thursday, 9 to 10 p.m.

American Backroads  Program Host(s):
Greg Easterling

This program is available for sponsorship!
(Contact Ron Horan for more details.)

Hosted by Greg Easterling, American Backroads combines folk, country, blues and roots-rock from the 50s through the 90s to create an aural portrait of American music.

Upcoming Programs

Jun 30th, 2016: Dave Alvin, Ryan Bingham, Nanci Griffith, Rosanne Cash

Jul 7th, 2016: Michael McDermott, Iris DeMent, Waylon Jennings, Dwight Yoakam

Jul 14th, 2016: 'Legends; Living and Departed'

With B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan

Jul 21st, 2016: Van Morrison, Chris Robinson, Robert Plant, Willie Nelson

Jul 28th, 2016: Country Rhythm and Blues with Charlie Rich, Al Green, Ray Charles, Gram Parsons, Mavis Staples

Aug 4th, 2016: Ryan Bingham, Alvin Lee, Kelly Hogan, Johnny Winter

Aug 11th, 2016: 'Heroes and Scoundrels'

With Steve Goodman, Steve Earle, Tom Waits, Shawn Colvin

Aug 18th, 2016: With Guy Clark, Jr., Dwight Yoakam, Mississippi Heat, Jamey Johnson

Aug 25th, 2016: 'Backroads Gospel'

With Mavis Staples, Russ Taff, Darrell Mansfield, Bruce Cockburn

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Jun 23rd, 2016: Duets

Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, John Lee Hooker and Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells

Jun 16th, 2016: Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kelly Hogan

Jun 9th, 2016: The Annual Chicago Blues Festival Preview for 2016

Includes Shemekia Copeland, Toronzo Cannon, Omar Coleman, Ronnie Earl and the music of Otis Rush

Jun 2nd, 2016: Nanci Griffith, Leftover Salmon, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Studebaker John

Jazz Night in America