Recent News

  • Be sure and tune in this Wednesday morning, December 10th, during the eight o’clock hour as Rockin’ in Rhythm host David Cummings welcomes in the studio local musician as Bing Crosby historian Arne Fogel and friends. We will be talking about his up coming show that will feature some of the great music that Bing Crosby and Minnesota’s own Andrews Sisters performed together.

  • Two West Bank legends will join Pam on Pam Without Boundaries: Tuesday morning, December 9th, at 8am. Lonnie Knight and Eddie Jeff Cahill will celebrate Eddie’s birthday with a special concert at the Eagles Club, 2507 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, Sunday, December 14th.

  • Guitar great Dean Magraw will be joining host Jackson Buck on Freewheelin’, Monday, December 8th.

    Here’s what has to say about Dean:
    Magraw’s music is impossible to pigeonhole. For 15 years, he was half of a duo with mandolinist PETER OSTROUSHKO.

  • The Listening Lounge airs a two-part series on Joe Strummer of the Clash on its Dec. 22 and Dec. 29 shows. Strummer, the legendary gravel-voiced punk-poet from The Clash, loved to listen to music on the radio.

  • Local media reported that young Somali men are allegedly being recruited in the US to return to fight in their homeland. KFAI’s Ramla Bile speaks to local men who have not returned to Somalia, Sharmake Jama and Aman Obsiye, to get their reaction and thoughts.


  • Tune in to In Your Ear as host Angie Pykonen presents her annual John Lennon Tribute Show. Angie’ll be bringing in a sack full of bootlegs and alternate versions of Lennon & Beatles songs; plus you’ll get to hear plenty of your all-time favorites.

  • Tune in Wednesday, December 3rd at 11 am for a discussion with Growth & Justice senior staff members Dane Smith and Angie Eilers about that organization’s report and proposal for investments in Minnesota’s public education system–-Smart Investments in Minnesota’s Students. Truth to Tell hosts Andy Driscoll and Lynell Mickelsen will ask them how anything ambitious can be done in a climate of

  • Access Works is an HIV- and Hepatitis-prevention program for intravenous drug users. It is located in a small street-front building about a block away from the Minneapolis Convention Center. The organization has a huge mission and a small budget and is a big piece of the HIV prevention efforts in the state of Minnesota. Ahndi Fridell reports.


  • There’s much more to Liverpool music than the Beatles. And long time KFAI listener Colin Robinson proves just that on the Wave Project next Sunday, December 7, at 6 pm. Colin presents a fabulous hour-long survey of Liverpool music and bands from the 60s to today, with a few surprises, without even leaving Liverpool.

  • KFAI’s Freewheelin’ is a proud sponsor of Trailer Trash’s Trashy Little Christmas Family Matinee Show, Sunday, December 14th at the Guthrie Theater.

    Local honky tonk band Trailer Trash brings its annual Trashy Little Xmas show to the Dowling Studio at the Guthrie. Equal parts cockle-warming and crazy-making, the holiday season is the most stressful time of year.