Programs A-Z

  • Acoustic Café is a two hour weekly radio show, and an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in 1995. 

    Each week, listeners around the globe tune in...

  • Afternoon Classical Music brings a wide range of music to listeners Monday through Thursday from 1pm to 4pm. Hosted by Susan McTaggart-Dennis, you'll hear classic recordings and new releases from the biggest names in the world of music, as well...

  • American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and...

  • Every week, 'Destination Out' features creative improvised music, traditional world music, and jazz. Host Mike Johnston also presents a feature each week, focusing on a particular artist, or a unique style of music.

    Audio for each...

  • Echoes is a two-hour music soundscape, distributed by Public Radio International and broadcast on 130 radio stations from Maine to California. With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a...

  • Folk Alley host Elena See collects the best in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, exclusive Folk Alley in-studio and live concert recordings.

  • Bill Rudman’s weekly radio program featuring the best of Broadway and Hollywood has been nationally syndicated since 1998. Embracing music from the turn of the 20th century to today’s biggest hits, each show gathers marvelous songs to explore...

  • 'Homespun' is a program that focuses on the "traditional" side of music, although that can stretch from very old 78 rpm reissues to the contemporary music of today. Host Tom Ball says there are only two kinds of music: good music and bad music,...

  • Every week, Christian McBride hosts Jazz Night in America, bringing performances and interviews with jazz greats to central and northern Michigan.

    Bassist extraordinaire, composer, arranger, educator, curator and administrator,...

  • Every Sunday night, the Duke of Juke, Robert Barclay, is in the house spinning a mix of acoustic and electric music from the 1920s to the present, including from the worlds of blues, soul, R&B, gospel and zydeco. 

  • Every day on 'Mosaic,' David Nicholas presents a wide range of music, as well as conversations about the arts and culture from across central and northern Michigan. 

  • Nightside Jazz & Blues is one of the longest running programs on WCMU. Each night, hosts Donovan Boxey, Jeff Patton, and Michael Hamilton bring you selections from our record and CD library. You are welcome to make a request on Nightside's ...

  • 'The Beat' is a weekly mix of jazz, blues and much more. Each week, host David Nicholas plays selections from WCMU's extensive record and CD library, and brings in some of his own favorite albums from home. 

  • The International Americana Music Show, presented by Michael Park, is a weekly radio show available for broadcast on public radio stations across America. The show features Americana music made exclusively by non-American artists and includes...

  • 'The Set List' offers an eclectic mix of music, built around various themes. No two shows are the same. Host Rick Westover also often features Michigan musicians, new indie darlings, as well as classic throw-back tracks.

  • One of NPR's most popular music programs is created in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands. When you turn your radio on, you're there too.

    On The Thistle & Shamrock, award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music...

  • Host Talia Schlanger presents World Cafe, which features new and significant music and the artists who create it each weekday on WCMU. Serving up a blend of blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country, live performances, and intimate...