Nick Spitzer

Nick Spitzer is an internationally recognized folklorist and a professor of communication and American studies at Tulane who created the program “American Routes” in 1998.

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American Routes Saturday

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.

Listen live on KKFI
Every Saturday at 7:00am and Wednesday at 7:00pm

American Routes

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.

Listen live on KKFI
Every Wednesday at 7:00pm and Saturday at 7:00am