After the concert bombing, we’ll listen to the girl power music and message of Ariana Grande and other female pop star.
We go to St. Louis to hear Pokey LaFarge and his band –from their manic retro best to their no-joke take on America’s streets today.
The poetry of Top 40 classic hits, from “Shake it Off” to “Hey Jude.”
Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs brings his mandolin and a lifetime of stories.
The indie pop husband/wife duo Tennis brings a retro '70s sound to their latest album. They’re in our studio.
Gospel star Kirk Franklin took home two Grammys. Played with Chance the Rapper. Plays with Kanye. He’s with us.
Singer-songwriter Lady Lamb offers a manifesto for Tender Warriors with her latest album. She’s in our studio.
We look back on 2016. Trump's win. Brexit. Syria. The big news stories out of a remarkable year, and where they're headed now.
World-renowned classical guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk joins us in the studio, playing Bach’s cello suites on classical guitar.
Country music legend Garth Brooks joins us. Don’t miss it.
The music, life and complex racial identity of jazz great Charles Mingus.
A tribute to legendary singer, songwriter, poet Leonard Cohen.
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show” comes to the small screen. We’ll look at the cult classic’s message now.
Acclaimed Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa brings his Afro-Cuban Latin jazz – and view of the world -- to our studio.
Alt-folk hero Andrew Bird joins us with his sweet, layered songs of love and chemistry.
We look back on the huge impact of Mexican pop icon, Juan Gabriel.
A big biography of Broadway dance king Bob Fosse – of “Chicago,” the film “Cabaret,” “All That Jazz” – opens up a turbulent life.
An all-female band takes mariachi to old places and new. We’ll talk with the women of Flor de Toloache.
Walkin’ in Memphis. We’ll look at the history of Beale Street and how the Memphis Sound came to be.
Going back to Lead Belly. The blues legend is back. His influences, as big as ever.