Del ‘In Transition’

2022-03-02T07:02:40-05:00

Del ‘In Transition’  with Del LaPietro. Del ‘in Transition’ was made in 2011, with the first show being 11/11/11 on the overnight with Icon, who, at the time was the volunteer director.  After a few fundraisers while answering phones, he asked the question with his baritone voice: ‘Would you like to do radio?’ ‘in Transition’ is a primetime, drive time show broadcasting out to WPKN’s listening audience Live in the studio each and every Friday from 7 to 9 in the morning. It has become a show loosely based on informing our listeners what comes into the library here at WPKN on a weekly basis, the live shows touring ...

Blues In The Evening

2022-03-02T07:09:57-05:00

Blues In The Evening is a celebration of the Blues and R&B on the second Thursday of the month at 8 pm. Join host Al Bell as he takes you back in time, brings you new classics, and makes every song as fresh as the day it was recorded. Al Bell celebrates the Blues and R&B, playing songs in accordance with his own unique desire to hear one creative piece in juxtaposition with the next. And, it works. Al's love of music is an expression of joy and delight that will brighten your day. Learn More Other Programs by Al Bell ...

Harry Minot

2021-12-26T15:03:30-05:00

Harry Minot with Harry Minot airs on the fourth Wednesdays from 4 to 6:50 pm. The show will bring you the music you'll love from blues to jazz, classical to R&B. Harry Minot was WPKN’s General Manager from 1978 to 2008. Prior to that, he had been a Producer at Compton Advertising on NYC’s fabled Madison Avenue, and before that had begun his broadcasting career at WLAD/Danbury CT. Learn More

My Other Music (MOM)

2021-12-26T15:07:54-05:00

My Other Music (MOM) with Joseph Celli is a wide-ranging interest in Western classical, R&B, experimental & avant-garde, Cajun, Latin, and the whole history of American Jazz. YES! The whole history from early 20th century to new explorations in improvisation. Joseph Celli is an American musician and composer specializing in contemporary and improvised music for oboe and English horn. In addition, he plays the Yamaha WX7 MIDI breath controller, as well as double reed instruments from several Asian cultures, including the Korean hojok and piri, and the Indian mukha vina. His early training was as a jazz saxophonist which allowed him to work his way through ...

So Many Records So Little Time

2022-01-31T20:22:46-05:00

So Many Records So Little Time with Kevin Patrick is a sprawling mix of styles and eras, starting in the ’50s, heating up by the ’60s and onward, right through to the present. A favorite challenge is crisscrossing genres. I love it all, I play it all. Check out my recent playlist. Kevin Patrick: artist manager, label owner, A&R executive, radio promotion veteran, broadcaster and as well, an obsessed record collector. The obsession with music began as a young child, watching his older cousins, who supplied jukeboxes in a small town outside of Syracuse, New York. Particularly passionate about the British Invasion, he convinced a local ...

The Flux Capacitor

2021-12-13T17:08:11-05:00

The Flux Capacitor is a bi-monthly, high-octane whirlwind of musical time-travel, a Protest-and Resistance dance mix and energetic selection of genre-shifting music from around the world. Rock, bhangra, pop, country, oldies, electronica, punk, chanson française, rap, hip-hop, R&B, shoe-gaze, reggae, doo-wop, funk, new wave, alternative, jazz and more all collide, depending on the pulse of the moment. Look for updates on The Flux Capacitor Facebook Page HERE. Twining with Binnie Klein’s A Miniature World, The Flux Capacitor airs the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10-12 noon. Martha Lewis is a visual artist, curator, educator and radio presenter who has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her artistic practice focuses on drawing, Site-Specific Installation, books, ...

Pete Stewart’s Steam of Consciousness

2021-11-21T16:47:09-05:00

Pete Stewart's Steam of Consciousness with host Pete Stewart is a semi-weekly eclectic music program, Mondays 4-7 PM, playing various shades of blues, folk, funk, jazz, acoustic with a little world music thrown in. I always prepare but rarely plan. Attention is paid to the relationships of songs within a set and continuity from set to set. Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn't. It's a live radio highwire act without a net! For the most part, I still love the stuff I was playing in the late ‘80s but am filled with delight when I discover something new. All the music recorded in the last hundred years is ...

Dancing Barefoot

2021-06-16T22:11:35-04:00

Dancing Barefoot with Deb Guhl brings you anything and everything from blues to bluegrass, rock to R&B, jazz to world music, Latin to folk. So kick off your shoes and head for a spin where the music draws you in, the floor is smooth, and the sensations come in all shapes and sizes. Lose your sense of gravity. Find your song. There’s an inner dance in all of us. Deb Guhl is responsbile for business development and marketing support to a business providing water conservation and utility submetering to multi-family and retail owners/operators. She is also the host of Dancing Barefoot on WPKN. Learn More ...

Real Music, Real Talk

2021-02-18T20:16:35-05:00

Real Music, Real Talk with host Michael Dunham offers great music, old school, Funk, Jazz, Motown, R&B, 70s Pop, Artist Spotlights, history, local artists, as well as real-life dialog, from this side of color. Michael Dunham hosts Real Music, Real Talk. Learn More

Mikki’s Room

2021-08-09T18:38:21-04:00

Mikki’s Room is an ongoing tribute to Mikki Barnes, a long-time WPKN programmer who passed away in August of 2021. The show airs Saturday Night, 10 PM to 2 AM. Her loss will be felt by us all and especially those who loved her show. She was such a force of life and spirit. Mikki started at WPKN in 1982 and she filled the airwaves with countless hours of great radio. Her program was dedicated to those behind the walls and demonstrated her support for many who are often forgotten. Mikki’s show touched thousands of people in a very deep way. It is important that we continue to reach out to ...

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