Chris Walla Guest DJs at WFPK

WUKY + Shaker Steps highlight homegrown talent

When two music bloggers approached their local Kentucky station, WUKY, with an idea to record live performances of regional musicians, the station’s music director, Mike Graves,…

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Calling secret maestros: Enter Classical 91.7′s Air Conducting Contest

Calling secret maestros: Enter Classical 91.7′s Air Conducting Contest

l. · Do you dream of Dvořák? Meditate to Mozart? Sing along to Schubert? Then you might want to enter Classical 91.7‘s Air Conducting Contest. The…

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Vote for top in-studio session at The Current

Vote for top in-studio session at The Current

What’s more authentically “public radio” than the in-studio performance? Each year, hundreds of stations host 7,500 in-studio performances with local bands, emerging artists, and big-name…

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Public radio has “handcrafted appeal”

Public radio has “handcrafted appeal”

So says Roger LaMay, the general manager of Philadelphia’s WXPN, home to music discovery powerhouse World Café. In an op-ed published today in The Philadelphia Inquirer,…

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On the road with public radio

On the road with public radio

On a long road trip, is public radio your backseat companion? With over 900 local stations to choose from, you’re practically guaranteed that unique local…

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