Programs A-Z

Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

 

In-depth reporting has transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

A one hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United...

WXPR’s Bluegrass Saturday is a lively blend of traditional, progressive, and new grass artistry.  Come explore everything blue and all things grass, from classic Bill Monroe to 2013 Grammy Award-winning Mumford & Sons, every Saturday...

Get down into the blues every Friday night on WXPR. Blues - the way it's supposed to be. 

Classics By Request is the show programmed by you!  Dip into WXPR's extensive classical music library for your favorite.  We welcome your request Sunday nights at 715-362-6000715-362-6000.

Country Legends is not just another country music show.  This show is dedicated to the roots artists who created country and western music.  Join us for a unique experience with the people who made country music a landmark on the American music...

Looking for radio that is authentic and hip, informed and indigenous? Each week Earthsongs gives you the chance to explore the Native influences that help shape and define contemporary American music. Earthsongs is mixed each week at Koahnic...

This award-winning one-hour weekly news magazine explores the topical issues that shape the European continent, including interviews, background features and cultural reports from correspondents throughout the region. 

For the love, understanding, and support of birds.  Photo shows Laura and Archimedes graciously singing the praises of public radio during a WXPR membership drive.  Thank you Laura! 

Midday Classics reaches deep into the library for a complete listening experience, from intricate miniatures and etudes to robust orchestral works.  In the spacious luxury of a four-hour daily format, this is the perfect place to hear major...

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition.  Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and...

National Native News covers the social, economic and cultural issues that affect every community, and helps radio listeners understand the interconnectedness between Native people and their non-Native neighbors.

Northwoods Cafe is a smart contemporary mix of singer/songwriter, blues, folk, rock, and world artistry.  Intriguing selections, complimentary genres, and a compelling musical flow are the trademarks of this WXPR Northwoods tradition. 

Joe and Terry Graedon provide drug and health information to help listeners be savvy health care consumers.

Featuring timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the...

Drawing from Bohemian, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, and nearly all Central and Eastern European traditions, the Polka Show enjoys a fiercely loyal and happy following of devotees.  Affectionately referred to as the Oompa Show, the intoxicating...

Follow a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

A delightful array of jazz traditions, artists, styles, and innovations. Sunday Jazz explores regional, national, and international influences on what is one of America’s truly original art forms. Enjoy the breadth of jazz from blue notes to...

A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

Since 1994, Tent Show Radio is a weekly variety series showcasing live performances from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua featuring host Michael Perry, the Blue Canvas Orchestra and nationally and internationally renowned performers.

More than just talking about recipes, Splendid Table explores everything about food: the culture, the science, the history, the back stories and the deeper meanings that come together every time people sit down to enjoy a meal. 

The radio show and TV show follow the same format. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to...

Missed All Things Considered this weekend? Don't sweat it! While you were out enjoying your weekend, the team was putting together a killer set of Saturday and Sunday shows. Here's the best of what you might've missed, from in-depth cover...

The program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. 

The program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. 

The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country. 

WRN's networks major on news and current affairs - national, regional and international - and because the programs on WRN come direct from the countries of origin, coverage is unrivalled.

As well as news and current affairs, WRN offers...

Your Favorites – showcasing the uniquely American origins and evolution of jazz – in all its variations.  From early ragtime recordings to modern improvisational wanderings, Your Favorites embraces the full jazz spectrum.  You’ll encounter...