Programs A-Z

  • A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show hosted by Garrison Keillor.

  • Explores the roots of American music and visits with musicians and others with insights into that music.

  • You've seen those "Employee Picks" racks at bookstores? Bookmarks is a new monthly WUKY new feature designed to get the full story on local booksellers' favorite new selections - and provide listeners with reading suggestions from the people...

  • America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose the problem.

  • Host Nick Lawrence features interesting guests from the central Kentucky arts community. The conversations and in-studio performances are lively and informal.

    See a video tribute marking the 20th anniversary of Curtains@8 below.


  • It may be Girls' Night Out, but the music is for everyone as Anne Deck features contemporary female artists like Courtney Barnett, Aimee Mann, Joan Armatrading, Pretenders, Lianne La Havas and more!  Discover the unique, explore the eclectic,...

  • Joe's Blues, "The Radio Juke Joint," and "The Home of The Good Time" - join host Joe Conkwright as he serves up a unique, different theme each week, showcasing various styles, ideas, and musicians across the broad spectrum of blues, jazz, rock,...

  • Joe's Blues, "The Radio Juke Joint," host Joe Conkwright presents a different theme, showcasing various styles, ideas, and musicians across the broad spectrum of blues, jazz, rock, soul, funk and folk music, featuring some lively conversation...

  • Radio journal of Latino news and culture, in English, which is distributed by National Public Radio.

  • Le Show is hosted by satirist Harry Shearer. The program features satirical news commentary, music, and sketch comedy.

  • American Public Media's Marketplace presents news on business, economics, and money for the rest of us.

  • On the Media explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show...

  • An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, Only A Game is radio for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider. Produced by WBUR in Boston, Only A Game puts sports in perspective...

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow. Bring...

  • Red Barn Radio showcases Old Time and Bluegrass musicians, both from our Commonwealth and neighboring states where Kentucky music has settled and flourished.

  • Music submissions can be mailed to:


    ATTN: Mike Graves

    340 McVey Hall

    University of Kentucky

    Lexington KY 40506-0045

    OR... email you files to:


  • Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

  • Friday evenings at 9, following Girls’ Night Out, host Anne Deck sees to it the guys have their turn at some ‘lyrical spin’ on Solo Shots with a mixture of Triple A, retro modern rock, electronica, classic rock, reggae/ska...

  • Follow the Dead without leaving your house! The Grateful Dead Hour features albums cuts, live music, and bootlegs from The Grateful Dead.

  • The Splendid Table is a culinary, culture, and lifestyle one-hour program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone.

  • The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour is produced and hosted by folksinger Michael Johnathon.

  • This American Life is a weekly hour-long program produced by WBEZ and hosted by Ira Glass.

  • NPR's weekly news quiz.

  • Saturday and Sunday mornings are made for Weekend Edition. 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.

  • World Cafe showcases indie rock, singer-songwriters, folk, alternative country, blues, and world music. Produced by WXPN, Philadelphia.

  • Brief biographies and notable events associated with writers and particular days; aired and published weekly by Garrison Keillor and Minnesota Public Radio.

    Programming Note 1/28/13

    The Writers Almanac is...