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.

Tony Doolin, known to many Lexington radio fans as "Roadkill," is your host for Americana Carnival, which features many artists familiar to WUKY listeners, including Ryan Bingham, Kasey Chambers, and Steve Earle. He also features Americana...

International news, analysis and information from the BBC World Service.

World Update provides a comprehensive briefing on the stories that are making the news.

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

Crossroads Radio may seem a little musically schizophrenic at times. But at its heart is a deep love and respect for Roots music, regardless of classification. And it's that "regardless of classification" part that leads it to include Rock 'n'...

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

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It may be Girls' Night Out, but the music is for everyone as Anne Deck features contemporary female artists like Brandi Carlisle, Nellie McKay, Joan Armatrading, Kate Bush, Pretenders, Tori Amos, and more!  Discover the unique, explore the...

Each week on 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...

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.

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WUKY's Rock & Roots takes you on a musical journey of discovery through the latest and the roots  in Americana, folk, blues, indie rock, and much more. Rock & Roots also features live music and interviews with some of...

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.

Host Anne Deck makes the second show in WUKY's Friday night lineup an adventuresome mix of upbeat songs by acclaimed solo artists. Anne's sure to keep things interesting with diverse styles ranging from rock to reggae, jazz to pop! Weekly "Shot...

The Dinner Party Download is an hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend’s get-together. In every episode you’ll learn a joke, bone up on an odd bit of history and then...

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.

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Zorba Paster On Your Health is a lively, refreshingly down-to-earth talk show on personal health and fitness.