Programs (Complete Listing)

A World of Possibilities is an award-winning one hour weekly radio program that penetrates behind the headlines to uncover the deeper meanings of events. It offers in-depth analysis, informed commentary and an exploration of new approaches to our most challenging problems. Our aim is to open minds and inspire new possibilities.

The All Souls Unitarian Universalist Forum, Kansas City; longest ongoing conversation, has offered a platform for the discussion of significant issues since 1943.

PLEASE NOTE: The All Souls Forum is in its Summer Hiatus.  From June 16 through September 15, we will present alternate programming of a similar nature from various sources.  The All Souls Forum will return September 22, 2022.

Thursday12:00pm

A weekly one-hour public affairs radio program that provides analyses and views that are ignored or distorted in most media.Guests include Dar Jamail, Michael Pollan, Noam Chomsky, Antonia Jusef, Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Jeff Cohen, David Zirin, Bill Moyers and Howard Zinn.

Wednesday9:00 am

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 pop, avant-garde and classical. Now in our 15th year on the air, American Routes explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these American styles and genres of music — and how they are distinguished.

Wednesday7:00 pm

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 pop, avant-garde and classical. Now in our 15th year on the air, American Routes explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these American styles and genres of music — and how they are distinguished.

Saturday7:00 am

“The Anything Goes” show is an alternative public affairs program focused on Kansas City’s cultural life, from astrology to zoology – and everything in-between. The call-in program has given KKFI listeners the opportunity to talk to local and national celebrities, authors, charlatans, playwrights, ghost hunters, chefs, drag queens, musicians and mixologists, historians and hysterics.

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Art of the Song is a one-hour, independently-produced radio show with music and interviews exploring inspiration and creativity through songwriting and other art forms. The program is heard on over 160 stations worldwide. Learn why songwriters and artists create, how they become inspired, and how you can tap into that creative source in every aspect of your life.

Sunday4:00am

Art Magazine wants to cover it all, from professional stage productions to community and eclectic productions. This KKFI program covers the expensive art galleries as well as the small out of the way places where the new trends begin to surface. Program host Michael Hogge wants Kansas City to learn what it takes to be a vibrant arts town.

Monday12:00 pm

ARTSPEAK RADIO is a live radio program on KKFI that airs every Wednesday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Host Maria Vasquez Boyd serves up information about the visual and literary arts community including live interviews with artists, writers, and performers.

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ARTSPEAK RADIO, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, noon – 1pm CST, 90.1fm KKFI Kansas City Community Radio, streaming live audio www.kkfi.org
Producer/host Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Sarah Van LanDuyt Executive Director The Arts Council of Johnson County, performer/writer/comedian Susanna Lee, and Angi Cain Hedjuk Chief Executor Officer and Wolfe Brack Operations Manager with InterUrban ArtHouse.

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Radio theater
Nutmeg Junction dot com

Friday12:00pm

Beale Street Caravan, the most widely distributed Blues radio program in the world, attracts more than 2.4 million listeners each week. Produced in The Home of the Blues - Memphis, Tennessee - Beale Street Caravan covers the world with the heartfelt sounds and colorful stories of the Blues and its music makers.

Thursday3:00 pm

Jessica Thomas hosts this hopeful program

Sunday4-7am

"Between the Lines" is a national, half-hour program that provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media.

Friday9:00am

Bioneers brings bold innovators with break-through solutions to the airwaves with our eighth annual radio series. "Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature" airs in more than 250 cities in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Ireland and is free to all stations, distributed by WFMT Radio Network.

Friday9:30am

Blue Room Live is a series of live concert recording and interviews with the artists. The object of this show is to shine a light on the fact that Jazz influences all other styles of music and vice versa.

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"Blues Kitchen" has a large, dedicated following of Blues listeners -- near and far.

Saturday8:00 am

Bookwaves is a half-hour literary show produced in KPFA, Berkeley, California that primarily features interviews of authors by Richard Wolinsky.

Wednesday12:00 pm Thursday6:00 am

A Spanish alternative rock and pop, with interviews, local artists and bands. The show ends with five minutes of Latino News in Spanish

Tuesday9:30 pm

Cat's in the bag is a mixed bowl of nuts at a local pub or the collected pool of sweat in the middle of the floor at your favorite club.The show is based off new music releases and emerging artists. The playlist is based off my current mood of the week, and is an ever evolving set with a heavy rotation that pushes the show's weekly agenda ashore and then steadily fades away to a new tide of music, always in sync with the changing of the moon's cycle. Genres you can expect to hear: Rock, Pop, Electronic, Folk, Blues, Jazz,, R&B, Hip-Hop, and esques of each genre listed.

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Changing Narratives focuses on providing and sharing the many facets of African Americans. As American history is being retold and reshaped to be more complete in telling the story of African Americans, this show is a part of changing the narratives that have sought to place our story in one little box.
We conduct guest interviews and explore current events, mental health, political science, the arts, history and many more topics to expand the view that many have about African Americans. We highlight the fact that African Americans are no more monolithic than any other demographic.

Saturday5:00pm

'Dr. Mike and Mark Andruss share 'The Classical Challenge' and present classical music for 2 1/2 hours every Wed. 9--1130 pm. This program concentrates on music composed in the last 100 years, with special emphasis on recently created works, as well as local performances. This is KKFI's only classical music program (although we hope for more!) so tune in to the sublime.....and enjoy.

Wednesday9:00pm

Contemporary singer/songwriters

Sunday9:00 [email protected]

Spanish Language Public Advocacy and music.

Monday

Las Tunas Latinas

Monday Monday6:00am

Counterspin is FAIR's weekly radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall and Peter Hart. It's heard on more than 125 noncommercial stations across the United States and Canada. Counterspin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage.

Tuesday6:30pm

Cowtown Conversations is a weekly public affairs show where we discuss matters that impact our lives as resident's of the Metropolitan Kansas City Area.

Thursday9:00am

A magical midnight adventure that takes the listener off the mainstream path of and into epochs of upbeat musical treasures rarely heard on the commercial radio. Join us in examining these precious relics that DO NOT belong in a museum, but throughout the free flowing airwaves of time and space, where they can be enjoyed by beings on every plane. Creature Power Radio: Keeping hearts beating into the night!

Tuesday12:00am

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 450 stations in North America. The program is hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez and produced out of the Downtown Community Television Center, a community media center in New York City's Chinatown.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday8:00am

Interviews about social-cultural, education, immigration, information. All events and matters that relate to the Hispanic Community.

Monday7:00 pm

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Saturday1:00 am

Two programmers alternate weeks: Dr. Rock hosts Rock and Roll Graveyard episodes and Mr. Prog hosts ProgNosis episodes. Enjoy 2 aspects of great rock music!

Monday2:00 am

Dub focuses on R&B, Jazz , Reggae and music from the 60s and 70s and how different genres can fit together nicely. If you appreciate classic and obscure rhythmic music, Dub can set you up with some fine listening!

Thursday2:00am

Listeners tuning in to the program can expect to hear segments about a wide variety of topics. Many of the programs focus on specific astronomical events, giving listeners an idea of what to look for in the night sky. In addition to reporting on the current events of astronomy, "Earth & Sky" also produces programs which focus on new scientific discoveries, established scientific theories, environmental concerns, as well as listener questions.

Each Day12:00 Midnight

"Eastify" is a East Asian show that focuses on bringing all genres of music right to your radio. This show is where you hear all the greatest hits and unknown bops from Chinese, Korean and Japanese cultures. If you liked the Gangnam Style craze then you are sure to love this variety show!

This Korean Pop Music show introduces East Asian music to the KCMO area while also giving it a presence on local radio. I think learning about other cultures through music is the best way.

Explore~Question~Decolonize

Wednesday6:[email protected]

Eclectics is a (variety) music showcase. This will be the first place you will hear many local artists, as well as national and international musicians, such as Sheryl Crow, Brollywacker, Shona Laing, David Hakan, Nick Lowe, The Rainmakers, Jen Raz, Mike Cross, David Lindley, Nellie McKay, The Samples, Dana Lyons.

Wednesday2:00am

Eclectics is a (variety) music showcase. This will be the first place you will hear many local artists, as well as national and international musicians, such as Sheryl Crow, Brollywacker, Shona Laing, David Hakan, Nick Lowe, The Rainmakers, Jen Raz, Mike Cross, David Lindley, Nellie McKay, The Samples, Dana Lyons.

Friday10:00am

EcoRadio KC is a magazine show, including live segments, prerecorded stories, and interviews. The weekly explores our interdependence with the rest of the world, showing the connections between the ways we choose to live and the health of the whole community of life.

Monday6:[email protected]

Don't miss a beat! Tune in when KKFI's original rockin' blues goddess, Wendy, hosts Edged in Blue!

Friday3:00 pm

Electronic is intended for Electro Aural Exploration, covering a diverse blend of genre melding unlike any other program available.

Saturday

Featuring a fresh format for feminism since 2018, Every Woman continues on as the preeminent forum for women on the air in Kansas City. Every Woman is produced locally by Fiona Nowling, Una Nowling, and Rachael Cady.  After a move in November 2018, the official Facebook page for Every Woman can now be found at this link.

The Every Woman Facebook page.

Saturday3:00pm

The "Exploration" radio show is an hour-long science program heard nationally. Exploration covers the world of science, war and peace, and the environment. The show has commentary and interviews with top scientists and environmentalists.

Monday Thursday5:00am

Bringing the positive vibes and good tunes every Tuesday morning, steady roll down EZ Street with your wiseguy, EZ Ed. Hitting all musical directions from jazz, soul, rock to blues, funk, and hip-hop, we unify genres and connect the artists with the listener through facts, stories and a chill atmosphere. Right on grooves, spinning wax and motivating beats that will get that foot tapping, guaranteed! Get your morning started out right by taking a cruise down EZ Street.

Tuesday6:00am

Latino music.

Monday7:00pm

The Foolkiller Folk collective explores the storytelling, cultural, and protest power of folk music from Child Ballads through the present day.
"When one becomes enlightened one kills the fool within" -Jack Conroy

Sunday11:00 am

A half hour evening news program that provides worldwide coverage at a grassroots level.

Tuesday6:30pm

Progressive, psychedelic and classic rock that's rooted in the 70's and still growing strong today. Featuring music from legendary, obscure and cutting edge artists that will blow your mind.

Freeze Frame is a weekly show reviewing the latest movies from Hollywood's best films to independent and arthouse movies.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10:58 am; Sunday at 12:30 pm; Monday at Noon on "Arts Magazine"

The provocative "From Ark to Microchip" mixes commentary, dramatic re-enactment, original music, historic voices, audio art and sound effects in a pan-historical, pan-cultural milieu. Programs in the program series have received several awards.

Your one stop shop for cosmic tunes from the outer reaches of the musical universe. With every installment, expect heavy doses of Experimental Electronic, House, Krautrock, Minimal Synth, Modern Classical, No Wave, Post Punk, Psychedelic Rock, Spiritual Jazz, and more. Sit back, relax, and let Galactic Supermarket take you to places you've never known before.

Sunday10:00 [email protected]

A Variety show with weekly programs from various immigrant/ethnic communities in the Kansas City area, from their own viewpoint through cultural, musical and original language.

Sunday3:00 [email protected]

This is a syndicated radio program hosted by David Gans. Note that it is not available via the KKFI streaming audio.

Thursday10:00 pm

Groove Juice Special is a superfun show for kids and playful people of all ages. You’ll hear great music, interviews, special guests, stories, birthday shout outs and upcoming family events.

Sunday8:00 am

The program targets all cultures and genders. It celebrates special holidays, events and specializes in ethnic events not limited to sports, conventions, seminars and provocative subjects others dare not to touch. It is referred to as the Anchor Public Affairs Programming on Saturday evening. When people want to reach specific markets, they want to be on “Guess Who’s Coming to Kansas City!” The show publicizes issues that impact the Minority Community, encouraging the pursuit of positive solutions.

Hip Hop music and culture remixed with the important issues of the day.

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Tune into Headline News from Free Speech Radio News, one of the most respected sources of independent radio news in the United States and heard in more than 100 communities large and small from Nova Scotia to California, from Alaska to Florida. FSRN Headline News provides a daily newscast that calls on more than 200 reporters across six continents.

Monday through Friday5:00-5:05 pm

Heartland Labor Forum is Kansas City's only program about the workplace. It is produced by and for our working people. We have been agitating on the air since 1989. Find out who is busting unions and who is fighting back. We are a member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network #laborradiopod

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Repeat airing: Heartland Labor Forum is Kansas City's only program about the workplace. It is produced by and for our working people. We have been agitating on the air since 1989. Find out who is busting unions and who is fighting back.

Friday5:00 am

The High Voltage Rock N Roll Radio show is dedicated to playing all the genres of hard rock and metal, especially obscure and independent artists, as well as unusual or rare songs from larger bands.

Wednesday12:00am

Tune in to "Hightower's Lowdown," a short commentary segment. Hightower's daily two-minute commentaries that hit the issues hard...but with a sense of humor. Jim Hightower, America's leading populist, zings the powers that be in a way that makes audiences perk up, take notice, get angry, think, laugh out loud... and tune in for more.

Monday through Friday7:30-7:33 am and 5:57-6:00 pm

How Government Works

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If You Love This Planet endeavors to bring the human, animal and plant health aspects of all environmental issues into sharp focus.

Friday4:00 am

Inspired is the nation's leading public radio show about faith, ethics and spirituality. Each week we offer you analyses of the big headlines alongside lesser-told stories – those of Orthodox Jewish artists and African-American atheists, Muslim feminists and spiritual seekers. Through these stories, a rough sketch of our country’s religious landscape begins to emerge. It’s a marketplace of beliefs and ideas too complex for sound bites, and too important to ignore.

Sunday5:00am

"Jamband Junction" plays classic to modern Jam Band music, including Grateful Dead, Frank Zappa, Phish and Widespread Panic, as well as local and regional music. We also put an emphasis on live performances.

Friday11pm

It is the intention of Jaws of Justice Radio to investigate how to achieve justice in America, this includes issues of economic injustice, political injustice and the criminal justice system. We want to put a human face on those caught in the grasp of injustice and those that are part of an unjust system. We strive to dispel the misconceptions created by the news and entertainment industry, politicians and our educational system.

Monday9:[email protected]

"Jazz Afternoon with the Jazz Geek" usually includes birthdays of famous and not so famous jazz musicians, recent releases, local artists, interviews, and classic jazz from the likes of Charlie Parker, Miles, Coltrane, Blue Note, Prestige, Riverside, etc. Heavy on the small group instrumental jazz; light on vocalists and big bands.

Friday1:00pm

Playing the best in classic and modern jazz from the 50's to today. From the tried and true to the latest sonic experiments, its improvisational music at its finest.

Wednesday1:00pm

KC enriches your musical palette with tunes that speak to every generation, creed, color and ethnic background: jazz!

Thursday1:00pm

The Jazz Canadian focuses on entertainment, engagement, and information about the artists and jazz education related to this unique American form of music. The show features rare and unfamiliar cuts from the 50's thru the 80's jazz heyday where record albums were the number one way in which artists were heard. The show also focuses heavily on current era artists and their new releases, where few are touring and for many the only exposure our audience may get will be shows like this. I draw on my fifty plus years of being an avid jazz listener and professional musician to guide the music selections that will engage not only the musicians in the audience but all of our listeners.

Monday1:00pm

The Jazz Disciple enriches your musical palette with tunes that speak to every generation, creed, color and ethnic background......Jazz! "Stop in for a taste to help get you through your day".

Tuesday1:00 pm

Sam Wisman will focus on the next generation while respecting the tradition of the music.

Monday

Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre presents new performances of classic radio plays of intrigue, mystery, suspense, and comedy from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s in rotation with a 10-part original historical drama written by local playwright, actor, and director Forrest Attaway. Featuring local actors and musicians and hosted by actors John Rensenhouse, Cinnamon Schultz, and Walter Coppage.

Friday12:[email protected]

ROCKHOUSE, the home of hard hittin' gut-bustin' R&B, soul, roots rock n roll, and gleeby rhythms. Hear
the classics, not the cliches of rock n soul!

Friday12:00 am

KCDIY Radio is Kansas City's last and only punk radio program. Each week is a themed selection of punk and hardcore from the past 30 years, including new music each week.

The show is about racial issues... REAL ISSUES! While most people talk differently around the kitchen table at their homes, we bring the raw conversation into a public forum. We love it when listeners call in to join the conversation!

Thursday9:00 [email protected] Wednesday7:00 pm

Larry's Freak Out is a cyclonic experience of rock, alternative, blues and classic country. A musical journey across the tonal landscape, the combination of rock masterpieces of the 60's and 70's and current interpretations of the genre causes even the most traveled of music aficionados to Freak Out.

Saturday5:00 [email protected]

Late Night Level Up, is a high energy mix of RnB and Hip Hop fusion. Capturing sounds from the newest releases as well as some classics. This is bound to be a favorite for millenials looking for great music after hours. This show runs Saturday night/early Sunday Morning from 1am - 4am.

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Law and Disorder is a weekly, independent radio program airing on several stations across the United States. Law and Disorder gives listeners access to rare legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent and the horrendous practices of torture exercised by the US government.

Tuesday9:00 amhttp://lawanddisorder.org/contact-us/

Linx Mix follows the musical journey of Mixmaster Linc from prog, art, and classic rock through electric blues, blues-rock, jazz-rock and beyond. Focusing on music that is melodically and compositionally more sophisticated, rather than simple or repetitive. The show brings a balance of familiar and unfamiliar tunes, so that the show can both be a learning experience, and can also bring the reverie of the classics from back in the day.

Tuesday10:[email protected]

Live Broadcasts turned into Podcasts for your convenience.

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Living Voices, a short-segment audio series in English and Spanish featuring profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians today, can be heard occasionally during Native Spirit Radio on KKFI 90.1 FM Sundays at 5 PM Central Time

Sunday5:00 pm

The Local ShowCase features live or recorded performances of music, poetry, prose, etc. of local and regional artists. This showcase is hosted by a variety of KKFI programmers covering a broad spectrum of musical genres.

Thursday8:00 pm

The format is vintage-present Blues, Jazz, R&B, Zydeco. Thanks for enjoying the DELIGHTS of Lynn's Beautician Blues Show.

Tuesday3:00 pm

Main Street Mojo, fills the Thursday afternoon Blues slot from 3 to 6 pm with a rotating cast of KKFI DJ’s.

Thursday4:00 [email protected]

"Making Contact" is produced by International Media Project, an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1994, committed to investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material. Its core focus is National Radio Project, the team that creates Making Contact.

Thursday5:30am

We are a local activism show that came out of the Occupy movement here in Kansas City. We cover actions and issues that happen in or effect the Kansas City area. If you are curious about what's happening in the local activism scene tune into the Mic Check show every tuesday at 6:00pm.

Tuesday6:00 [email protected]

The Official Kansas City Home for the UK Dance Underground, exclusively on 90.1 FM KKFI, presented by J Zed, Saturday nights from 10-11 PM CT.

Saturday10:00pm

Moby's Trip is a show chock full of buttery psychedelic music goodness with existential sprinkles. Its a rock-n-roll show and a breath mint recommended by four out of five doctors. Anything could turn up here. There's a little saying we have 'round here, "Radio...it's just not your audio wallpaper anymore." C'mon on by for a listen. It only bites if you let it. And you'll want to let it. I promise.

MOCSA StoryShare is a new storytelling project for anyone who has been inspired or impacted by MOCSA’s mission. Selected stories will be housed on our website and shared on social media beginning in April as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and will continue throughout the year. Our SAAM theme is "My Moment. Our Momentum."

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Dr. Mike brings us classic country, western swing, bluegrass and cowboy songs.

Monday10:00am Friday12:00 am

Mother's Mix, Blues with Lady D.

Monday3:00 pm

A weekly concert and live radio show presented from The Loveless Cafe Barn in Nashville, TN.

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My Place is a show about giving artists the opportunity to have their music played on the air, when other radio stations would not. Larry plays all the latest and hottest in Southern Soul. PS: That's what KKFI's goal is all about.

Thursday10:00 am

Native Spirit provides Native American music from across the country. From Powwow music to Native American Church, traditional songs from different tribes, to contemporary style like Rock, Country, Blues, and Country. Native people are producing a lot of music and this show is one of the few they can get showcased on.

Sunday5:00 pm

Since 1973 New Dimensions Radio/Media, a not-for-profit membership organization, has been producing and distributing the "New Dimensions" radio series heard worldwide. Each week, this life-long learning program series presents leading-edge thinkers, scientists, artists, healers, ecologists, spiritual leaders, and social architects in award winning, deep dialogues.

Tuesday5:00 [email protected]

“Next Step Forward” is a program highlighting millennials of marginalized groups in the
KC Metro that are using their talents, business, activism etc. to educate and uplift their
communities. Join us for fresh insights, candid discussions, and interviews that will
make you think.

Thursday7:00 pm

Las tunas Latinas.

Monday9:30pm

A wide variety of music hosted by KC.

Tuesday2:00 am Monday and Tuesday9:25 to 9:30 pm

"Old G's Hangout," said by many is second to none, and DJ Groovy Grant's music library consists of Old School, R & B, Jazz, Gospel and some one-of-a-kind records.

Wednesday3:[email protected]

The One Kansas City Radio Spotlight is collection of programming produced and broadcasted by One Kansas City Radio (KONN-LP 100.1 FM).

Tuesday12:[email protected]

Our 6-String World is mainly 21st Century Music that features the guitar with emphasis on Blues/Rock and Rock.

Thursday12:00 am

Each week the Pacifica Radio Archives chooses a program "From the Vault" of broadcasts in a half-hour program.

Wednesday5:00am

An all-night talk show driven by listener phone calls and emails. Nothing is ever off-topic and everything and everyone is held accountable.

Monday12:00 am

The Paris of The Plains Podcast is dedicated to producing unheard audio stories from people who have a relationship with Kansas City. We will seek out those narratives that are personal, powerful, but above all surprising and engaging.

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Flora Delaterre, plant detective, investigates one medicinal plant per show including recent science, traditional uses, efficacy, risks, and lore.

Saturday12:00 Noon

"Fresh Hell" is a scroungier and coarser face of long-running KKFI "Moby's Trip" broadcast show. Herein are all the things I could never say or airplay with the hair-shirted buckle-shoed FCC listening in to protect the airwaves from horrible freedom. All the contents I always wanted but never dared and then some. It's radio not dressed up to go to Wal-Mart, basically.

PodcastOn-Demand

A weekly program devoted to the best of the progressive rock music genre, from its earliest progenitors to the latest neo-prog acts (and everything in between)

Thursday2:00 [email protected]

Psychic Talk is an informative, good-natured look at intuitive and metaphysical thought
and practice in Kansas City. Saphira and her guests from the psychic and intuitive
community talk and give live demonstrations of psychic ability on the air each week.

Sunday8:00 am

A locally produced program where activist groups in the Kansas City area present interviews, commentary, editorials, and other thought provoking content on a weekly basis.

Tuesday6:00pm

Retro Red-Eye Express airs Saturdays from 10pm - 1am (CT) and features a mix of music that DJ Sunshine calls "New Wave to Now."

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"He's a rebel and he never ever does any good, just because he doesn't do what anybody else does" ... Reverend Rob on the mic playing the songs I know you like. Climb aboard this early Sunday morning time machine as we turn back the clock to the birth of rock. We’ll stroll down memory lane to your favorites and more from the pop, rock, doo wop, r & b, and soul of the 1950's and ‘60's. From The Ad Libs to The Zombies and all in between it's your chance to dance to a happening scene.

Sunday6:[email protected]

Welcome to Rhythm & Seoul Radio, bringing your favorite songs from the heart of Seoul to the heart of Kansas CIty. Here you will enjoy the best K-pop music in Kansas City. Listen to K-pop hits from all times; classic to new releases.

Join us as we discuss Korean culture, history and current happenings and how K-pop music has become a global phenomenon
Each week we ask a different "What's your favorite Korean .......... (food, Kd-rama show, place to buy gifts, art museum, tourist site, etc)? to share with the community.

Our program airs on the fourth Thursday of the month, 7 to 8pm.

Follow us on Twitter @RhythmSeoul or Instagram -rhythmseoulradio or Facebook - Rhythm & Seoul Radio

Patterned after the Chautauquas of the late 19th century, River City Chatauqua includes incisive and informative segments that might include science, philosophy, history, and music.

Thursday7:00 PM

River Trade Radio is an on-air radio program dedicated to the song trade routes that flow through Kansas City. Featuring Real! Live! Touring and local guests in-studio, as well as hand-selected music from our own collections of Americana, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Roots, Country, World, Jazz and more.

Sunday9:[email protected]

Rock an’ Soul Jukebox presents the great songs from the days when 45 rpm records ruled the world.

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The Rockabilly Mood Swing show is a revved-up trip down the rockabilly speedway! With the occasional detour to boppin' hillbilly, jump blues, psychobilly, early rock and roll, and hoppin' country twang, this is the way to jump start your weekend.

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The Roots-Wise Reggae music program features Reggae music and global roots music from all over the planet. The show is an informative journey that explores and honors reggae and African world roots musical forms from their genesis through their development and into their contemporary styles.

Saturday6:00 pm

"Saba: The Wind of Love," is the English-language show that focuses on the music, public affairs, and current events of Iran.

Sunday3:00 pm

Latino Music, including Tropical, Regional Mexican, salsa, Nortenas, Cumbia, Banda, Berengue, Duranguense, Bachata, and Mariachi. We also air letters and greetings that listeners send to program hosts.

Current affairs and topics important to our community.

Saturday

"Sayeh" presents additional content on films, literature, notable authors, and Persian news. This hour is something of a family affair as Nilufar Movahedi’s mother, Marjan, delivers Persian news from several sources.

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“Seasoned Beats” is a unique blend of Vintage Jazz, Funk, Soul, Fusion, and Progressive, along with innovative musical ideas.

Friday11:00pm

Rick and DJ Timmy play music from the Dead family.

Thursday11:00pm

KKFI's Audio Theatre Experience -- humor and drama that is written, performed, recorded and produced locally.

Second Thursday7:00 PM

Follow your hillbilly radio host Finn as he crawls through the denizens of Bunched Up County! What's it like to be born in a walk-in cooler to a bait and tackle shop? How do you enroll a family of ten in school when everyone's name is Bob? Find out in this comedic episode of Shots in the Night, tonight at 7:30.

Hip-Hop is a huge part of the artistic community in Kansas City and our mission is to recognize that very fact. The Show-Me Mix Show is a radio show created to cultivate the hip-hop rhythm of Kansas City featuring artists such as MC Reach, Soul Servers, Godson, Young Fierce, The Brain from Fifth Lane and Lez Izmore.

Saturday8:00 pm

A late night call in talk show where anything is open to discuss. Sometimes we succeed at this, other times we fail..horribly.. it’s a real crap shoot. But please join us on this adventure into the less appealing sides of the argument, some skepticism and advocating for the devil, and oh yeah, plenty of ‘Florida Man.’

Monday

Free-form radio inspired by the free-form experiments of underground radio in the mid to late 60s, although I play much more than just rock and roll. This program is dedicated to the proposition that all good music transcends it's genre and is just as relevant today as it was in 1930, for instance. On Signal To Noise you're likely to hear anything from Charley Patton to Super Furry Animals. The trick to free-form radio is to blend different styles of music from different eras and make it sound not only natural, but right.

Friday9:00 pm

Siren Song is an eclectic mix of music from local, national and world artists sprinkled with the occasional interview from movers and shakers.

Saturday11:00am

The Smooth Jazzin' In The Early Morning Show features music from the smooth jazz and new urban jazz genre. Music from different countries, gender and backgrounds are explored. Spins from early the smooth jazz pioneers to the new releases. So sit back, have a cup of coffee, relax and listen in. Because it's all smooooth!!!

Saturday5:[email protected]

Dr. Mike plays anything...

2:00am

You'd be Surprised.

Thursdays9:30 am

Sprouts Radio from the Grassroots is a 30-minute weekly program featuring radio programs produced at community radio stations or by other independent producers from across the country and sometimes around the world.

Thursday5:00am

Progressive, psychedelic and classic rock that's rooted in the 70's and still growing strong today. Featuring music from legendary, obscure and cutting edge artists that will blow your mind.

A potpourri of musical genres from multiple musical eras -- specializing in themed shows and taking requests when you call 816.931.5534 (KKFI) or drop an email to [email protected]

Sunday6:00 ampatri[email protected]

Sunday Start

Sunday1:00 am

Sunset Reggae has been on KKFI 90.1 FM since 1993 and features Roots Reggae, Lovers Rock, Ska and conscious Dance hall. Tune in for a short feature by Mumia Abu Jamal.

Sunday6:00pm

The "Take Two" short segment reviews independently made films and art-house movies currently showing in Kansas City. Take Two first went on the air in 2012 and is co-hosted by Russ Simmons, producer of the “Freeze Frame” short segment, and Susan Sanders.

Playing the best Tejano music north of Texas.

Tuesday7:00 pm

"Tell Somebody" is a locally-produced weekly public affairs program on the air on KKFI since September 2005. Tell Somebody strives to provide in-depth coverage of international, national and local issues on important issues and viewpoints often ignored or distorted in the corporate media.

[email protected] Saturday2:00 am

Venkat and Lakshmi share some father-centric Bollywood favorites! + live singing and news from the Desi community!

The Boogie Bridge was a real place in Jason Vivone's hometown, where he heard tales of the great legends of blues just playing on the other side of that bridge in joints you could only imagine.

Thursday3:[email protected] Saturday8:00 pm

A mix of Jazz-Fusion, “Fonk” (not funk!) and old school R&B with an emphasis on bands with tight rhythm sections and dynamic horn sections.

Thursday6:[email protected]

A mash-up of blues, R&B, soul, Americana, folk, bluegrass, jazz and country through the early morning.

Sunday1:00am

The Mixtape with Marisa is a blended variety of music tailored to be the soundtrack of your day.  You may hear something you've loved that you haven't heard in years, or something brand new that you never thought you'd like.  Marisa is constantly in search of good music, whether it be finding b-sides or rare cuts, trolling in the dollar bin at the local record store, finding the best local and regional music, or dusting off that record she found in her mom's basement, her goal is to make a musical tapestry that will help move your day along and keep you engaged.

Friday6:00am

Eclectic music with various hosts.

Sunday6:00 am

The Pipeline is a Rock n' Roll radio show that airs Saturday nights from 1 - 4 am and is hosted by Colin Doyle.

Sunday1:00 [email protected]

The “Real Deal” is a free-form FM radio show just like it used to be in the late 60's and early 70's! Mike mixes the Oldies and Garage Rock from the late 60's with the Progressive Rock, Fusion and Blues Rock from the 70's. Then he blends in new releases and live cuts, sprinkling in local artists to get a very tasty collection of music that will give you ONE BIG HEAD RUSH!!!!

Friday7:00 [email protected]

Sometimes glazed with political culturespeak, The Red Wheelbarrow is a free-form music show that rolls all over the musical landscape.

Saturday1am Sunday01:00 am

“The Tasty Brew” is an eclectic mix of roots music formed by the shared and varied traditions that make up the American musical melting pot.

Friday10:00 am

The Tenth Voice is the Kansas City area's only weekly broadcast created by and for LGBTQIA people throughout the metro region. Listeners can tune in each Saturday at 1:00 PM. Each week our team of hosts and producers present interviews, information, music, news and features especially important to Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, Transgender and Allied collective communities.

Saturday1:[email protected]

Something for everyone on "Your Morning Buzz" with Steve Stemmerman.

Wednesday6:00am

Kool Wayne and his crew host overnight hip/hop, news, and talk.

Friday12:00 am

This Way Out leads off each week with NewsWrap, a summary of some of the major news events in or affecting the lesbian/gay community, compiled from a variety of publications and broadcasts around the world.

Saturday2:00 pm

First Thursday: Jasmine Jones hosts Next Step Forward, a spotlight on millennials of Kansas City who are within a marginalized group, but are using their talents, business, activism etc. to help bring positivity within their communities. This program exists to be a place that is inclusive, safe, fun, inspirational and educational not only for the listeners but for the guest as well.

Second Thursday: Shots in the Night radio theatre; hosted and produced by various members of Shots In The Night. In 2021 SITN has received two awards for podcast productions in the 9th Annual Hear Now Audio Fiction and Arts Festival produced by the National Audio Theatre Festivals, Inc.

SITN placed in two categories: Lover’s Red script won first place in the GOLD category; Bank Note in 5 Acts took second place in the SILVER category.

Third Thursday: Stand Up! produced by the Racial Justice Initiative, including Catina Taylor, Betty Le Shackelford, Darnell Hunt, Richard Mabion, and Lesley Pories. The RJI is a creative collaborative resource for challenging the status quo and elevating Black and allied voices to propel change.  We seek to serve as a community resource for unpacking and addressing systemic racism while also ensuring that KKFI operates with highest attention and adherence to the best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Fourth Thursday: Meighan Peifer and Patricia Doherty cohost Rhythm & Seoul Radio, A large population of Kansas City residents enjoy K-pop music. We play the top Korean pop songs but also bring conversations about the meaning of the lyrics. We have informational spots around local K-pop groups, the Korean culture, history, current news and global impact. Our goal is to land Kansas City as "THE" K-pop Radio show in the Midwest.

Fifth Thursday: beginning July 31, 2021: The provocative "From Ark to Microchip", produced by Dwight Frizzell, mixes commentary, dramatic re-enactment, original music, historic voices, audio art and sound effects in a pan-historical, pan-cultural milieu. Programs in the program series have received several awards.

Thursday7:00pm Thursday2:00 am

The Tuesday MidDay Medley is a mix of Jazz-Fusion, "Funk" (not funk!) and old school R&B with an emphasis on bands with tight rhythm sections and dynamic horn sections.

The show, hosted by Barry Jackson, includes interviews with local, national and internationally-renowned artists on a regular basis. Barry has had the pleasure of interviewing such artists as the founding members of the Tower of Power, George Duke, Jean Luc Ponty, Tiger Okoshi, Billy Cobham and many others.

Tuesday10:00 am Tuesday

Dr. Mike brings us classic country, western swing, bluegrass and cowboy songs.

Tuesday

‘Unbossed and Unbothered’ is a gathering space where all are invited to listen and be inspired to think more broadly and deeply about current issues of the day. Join us for candid discussions, fresh insight, musical guests and perspective shifting interviews with the brightest minds. If you’re ready to be empowered and expand beyond the usual this is where you belong.

John has made it his personal mission to unearth Kansas City’s best musicians by giving them the airplay they deserve. On his program, “Under the Radar”, anything goes. From rock to country, folk to funk, there’s something here for all.

Sunday8:00 pm

This show is inspired by Citizens for Justice in the Middle East, a local group that has advocated for 20 years for a fair and even-handed U.S. foreign policy that recognizes the rights of both Palestinians and Israelis. Our program offers interviews with journalists, scholars, policy experts and activists to offer multiple perspectives, and to clarify the underlying issues that are often obscured by headline news.

Friday9:30am

Urban Connections conducts guest interviews covering issues effecting our local, national, international and global communities from a Black perspective. Subjects include current events, trends, history, education, economics, science, political science, health, race, law and more.

Saturday4:00 pm

Please join me, Val Baul AKA The Anything Gal as we ride the vibes of our lives up and down the roller coaster of life, ranging from Black Eyed Peas to Pink Floyd to Prodigy to Jack Johnson to Macy Gray to Poe to Portishead to Depeche Mode to Rage Against the Machine to Tchaikovsky to Tiesto to the Be Good Tanyas to Tracy Chapman to Tool.

Wednesday11:00 [email protected]

A view of the world with the favor of reason and philosophy of pragmatic naturalism, otherwise known as secular humanism.

Sunday7:00 am

The Voodoo Kittens offer a special breed of afternoon blues entertainment. We start with the old masters and end up with contemporary blues. Along the way, the Kittens keep it real by throwing in musical styles which are offshoots of blues or were heavily influenced by and/or blended with blues to produce new sounds: rockabilly, R&B, early soul, country, jazz, zydeco, Cajun, swamp pop, and anything else that might temporarily sway our feline senses.

Tuesday3:00 pm

Wednesday MidDay Medley plays with themes and special events. The show features new releases, local artists, glam, indie, punk, funk, folk, hip hop, classic country, jazz, lo-fi, electronic, soul, latin, broadway, cuban, african, ambient, and live in-studio performances from area musicians, performers, and writers.

Wednesday10:00 am Wednesday2:00 am

WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world.

Saturday2:30pm

WomanSong is women-centered music telling stories of women's lives, hosted by Linda Wilson

Saturday11:00am Thursday5:00am

World Sound Radio provides a window on the world of popular and traditional music not heard on other broadcast media in the Kansas City area. It also provides a unique service airing live, international world music artists who visit the metropolitan area.

Sunday1:00 pm

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