Americana/Roots

American Routes

Hosted by   •  Listen live Every Wednesday at 7:00pm

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.

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Breakfast Buffet

Hosted by Pat Riehle   •  Listen live Thursday at 6:00 am
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Eclectics

Hosted by Rebecca Roche   •  Listen live Every Friday at 10:00am

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.

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Kansas City Rockhouse

Hosted by Marshall Barber   •  Listen live Every Friday at 12:00 am

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!

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Linx Mix

Hosted by Mixmaster Linc   •  Listen live Every Tuesday at 10:00am

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.

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Monday Morning Medicine Show

Hosted by Dr Mike   •  Listen live Every Monday at 10:00am

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

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Music City Roots

Hosted by   •  Listen live Every Saturday at 7:00am

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

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River Trade Radio

Hosted by Mikal Shapiro   •  Listen live Every Sunday at 9:00am

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.

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The Tasty Brew

Hosted by Diana Linn   •  Listen live Every Tuesday at 6:00am

The "Tasty Brew" is an eclectic mix of American roots based music genres regardless of the nationality of the performer. Americana music is difficult to define.

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Wednesday MidDay Medley

Hosted by Mark Manning   •  Listen live Every Wednesday at 10:00am

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.

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WomanSong

Hosted by Linda Wilson   •  Listen live Every Saturday at 11:00am

WomanSong is women-centered music telling stories of women's lives.

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