Past Programs

Programs that once graced KKFI’s airwaves or podcasts.

A World of Possibilities

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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.

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Anything Goes

Hosted by Carol Jean Barta

“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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Beale Street Caravan

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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.

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Before the Dawn

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Jessica Thomas hosts this hopeful program

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Bioneers

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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.

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Blue Room Live

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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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Bookwaves

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

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Cat’s in the Bag

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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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Coffeehouse Radio Show

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Contemporary singer/songwriters

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Dialogo Abierto

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

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Dr. Mike’s Early Morning Medicine Show

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Earth and Sky

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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.

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Eastify

Hosted by Emma Fotovich

"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.

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Eclectics

Hosted by Rebecca Roche

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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Electronic Elevation

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

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Free Speech Radio News

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

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Freeform Fryday with Arjay

Hosted by Arjay

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.

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Groove Juice Special

Groove Juice Special

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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.

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Guess Who’s Coming to Kansas City

Hosted by MC Richardson

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.

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How Government Works

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How Government Works

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If You Love This Planet

If You Love This Planet

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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.

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Jamband Junction

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"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.

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Kansas City Rockhouse

Hosted by Marshall Barber

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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Khadijah & the White Guy

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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!

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Larry’s Freak Out

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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.

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Late Nite Level Up

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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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Main St. Mojo

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

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Mic Check

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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.

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Mind The Gap

Hosted by J Zed

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.

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Moby’s Trip

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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.

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Monday Morning Medicine Show

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

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Psychic Talk

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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.

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Reverend Rob’s Rock and Roll Revival

Hosted by Rev Rob

"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.

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Rock n’ Soul Jukebox

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

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Saba: The Wind of Love

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

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Sabor Latino

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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.

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Sayeh

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"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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Shut Up and Listen

Hosted by Jaye Powers

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.’

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Stormin’ Norman’s Rock and Roll Stew

Hosted by Stormin’ Norman

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.

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Sunday Start

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Sunday Start

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Tell Somebody

Tell Somebody

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"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.

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The Fusion Funkmeister

Hosted by Barry Jackson

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.

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The Graveyard Shift

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

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Vibes with Val

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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.

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Voice of Reason

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

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Voodoo Kittens

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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.

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WomanSong

Hosted by Linda Wilson

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

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