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 ...

Celebrating Joni Mitchell

2021-11-21T17:21:04-05:00

Join us on November 22-23 for a special fundraiser celebrating the inimitable Joni Mitchell. It’s a day of music, stories and fun as we take a look at the impact and accomplishments of one of this decade’s greatest living artists. A true favorite of WPKN programmers and listeners alike, we are delighted to be dedicated to all things Joni and will have special premiums including a brand new, totally unique t-shirt in her honor (designed by Wendy Flanagan and hand-screened by Liz Squillace). Get a Great Gift with Your Donation! Your contribution helps WPKN, a 501(c)(3) organization. What inspires me about ...

Dylan Birthday Special

2021-05-19T13:40:51-04:00

80 Years - Bob Dylan Birthday Special celebrates Bob Dylan who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than 6 decades. Born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and visual artist. Some of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” (1963) and “The Times They Are a-Changin’” (1964) became anthems for civil rights and anti-war movements. In 1965 and 1966, Dylan drew controversy when he adopted electrically amplified rock instrumentation, and within 15 months recorded three of the most important and influential rock albums of the 1960s: Bringing It All Back Home (1965), Highway 61 Revisited (1965), ...

LennonMcCartney

2020-09-08T17:07:23-04:00

Be prepared to be glued to your radio! Join us for LennonMcCartney, September 28/29 from 7 am -10 pm. This special fundraiser offers a two-day celebration of two rock geniuses, together and on their own. Featuring music, stories, special premiums and a deep dive into Lennon and McCartney’s Songbook from a kaleidoscopic array of our wonderful programmers. It’s fundraising as only WPKN can do it: Live, entertaining, distinctive, personal and always opinionated. Help support your community radio station and experience a feast for your ears. WPKN Board of Directors Library Director I have been Library Director since August of 2012, and have been dubbed ‘the ...

Soul & Funk

2020-06-16T14:44:12-04:00

Soul & Funk is a Dance Party. Eric Cocks is an artist, & part-time astronaut (mainly on weekends), hosts Connections on WPKN. 2nd Facebook page. Learn More Pete Stewart hosts Pete Stewart and Soul & Funk. Learn More

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