Recent News

  • Thursday, November 27th, as the kitchen windows steam for a day of cooking and roasting, listen to guests Wally Lamb and Iain M. Banks on Write on Radio 11 am-noon. Wally Lamb is the author of The Hour I First Believed. His previous books include She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True. Iain M. Banks’s most recent novel is Matter.

  • This Sunday, November 30, Encuentro: will be entirely dedicated to the music of the great Cuban composer and pianist Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1963). Listen to some of his greatest songs as well as several pieces played at the piano by Lecuona himself.

  • Soulful singer-songwriter Cliff Eberhardt joins host Jackson Buck and plays live on Freewheelin’ on Monday, November 24th at 10 am.

  • Yma Sumac Tribute

    Hosted by Dixie Treichel on Fresh Fruit
    Thursday November 27th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Many things were considered amazing about Yma Sumac, from her exotic costumes to her claims about being an Inca princess. But her extraordinary voice is what really made her special. Known as the Peruvian songbird, it ranged over more than four octaves.

  • Need a break from “holiday-mania”? Tune in to the Wave Project on November 30 at 6:00 pm for an in-studio performance by musical group One Heart. A local Linden Hills neighborhood favorite, One Heart blends guitars, harmonica and vocals to create a tasty treat of favorite and original folk music. Don’t miss live local music on the Wave Project, Sunday, November 30.

  • Tune in to Womenfolk this Sunday, November 23rd at 11 am to hear a live interview with Jonatha Brooke, who will talk about her new CD of Woody Guthrie songs The Works.

  • Tune in Thursday, November 20th at 7:30 pm as Dixie Treichel and John Townsend welcome Miss Richfield 1981 and Noel Raymond on Fresh Fruit:node/89, where they will talk about their upcoming shows.

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  • Tune in Tuesday, November 18th, at 7:30am to hear an interview with national recording artist, singer-sognwriter Eliza Gilkyson. Gilkyson will join John Gorka, Cliff Eberhardt, and more artists, for the Red House Records 25th Anniversary concert at the Cedar Cultural Center Saturday, November 22nd.

  • Tom Page and Dustin Arbuckle stop by the studio on Wednesday, November 19th during the House Party, which airs 3-6 pm.

  • Tune in to Freewheelin’ Monday morning, November 17 as Jackson Buck welcomes Dave Simonett from highly-acclaimed Trampled By Turtles to the KFAI studio for another edition of his Guest DJ Series.

    As Jackson says: …The series allows artists to release their inner radio DJ for a day by bringing in their favorite recordings to share with us.