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“It is said that, if you lined up all those who have ever been to a Grateful Dead concert head-to-toe, the line would stretch around the moon, and about halfway back. And nobody would complain!” WSLR is slowly coming back with a very sparse number of live studio programmers, albeit with very specific instructions as […]

“El Judio Maravilloso” Larry Harlow will be the salsa band featured on the next LATIN EXPLOSION. Plus pianist Frank Emilio Flynn, singer Juan Luis Guerra, composer Julio Gutierrez, singer Olga Guillot y mucho mas. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser.“La […]

This Wednesday our first guest will be Amy Weintraub from Progress Florida on the new requirement in Florida for parental consent for abortion. Florida law requires a parent to give permission if a young person under 18 years old is trying to get an abortion. Most young people talk to their parents when they need an […]

Here is a link to the archive of the show: https://archive.wslr.org/mp3/wslr_200909_160000hotrodrock.mp3 Last show was Viva Las Vegas. This week it is all about Muddy Roots Music Festival. Only one basic rule at the Fest, ” Don’t be a dick !” If only everyone would live by that off the field.

El Gran Combo is salsa at its best! Jerry Gonzalez & the Fort Apache band is New York latin jazz at its best. That’s our show plus much more. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or listen anytime by typing “WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION” in your search bar.“Julia!”

“It is said that, if you lined up all those who have ever been to a Grateful Dead concert head-to-toe, the line would stretch around the moon, and about halfway back. And nobody would complain!” WSLR is slowly coming back with a very sparse number of live studio programmers, albeit with very specific instructions as […]

This Wednesday on The Peace & Justice Report, Bob Connor and I will first host Chris Johnson, CEO of the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness. The mission of Suncoast Partnership is to “prevent and end homelessness throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties.” The Suncoast Partnership is the lead agency for the Continuum of Care (CoC). Our […]

This Friday I will be talking with bandleader Arturo O’Farrill about his music, his father Chico. A celebration of tradition and innovation in Afro-Latin jazz. Plus, the music of Johnny Pacheco, co-founder of Fania Records, director of the Fania All-Stars and leader of one of the most popular conjuntos ever in New York. And that’s […]

This week our first guest will be Susan Friedman, lead lawyer for the Innocence Project who obtained the release of Robert DuBoise from prison. Robert was innocent and wrongly convicted. He served nearly 37 years in prison for a Tampa murder he didn’t commit. We’ll talk to Susan about the work of the Innocence Project. […]

WSLR is slowly coming back with a very sparse number of live studio programmers, albeit with very specific instructions as to how to protect both ourselves and our fellow WSLR volunteers. I was gonna open tonight’s show with something entirely different, but then I found out that long-time friend,long-time Deadhead, founder of “Where Will We […]


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