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Milo After Hours

12:00amSunday

12:00amSunday

Milo After Hours  Milo After Hours is a modern psychedelic journey for late night consumption. Listeners should expect a consciousness-expanding mix of underground hip-hop, mutant techno, tribal drumming, aggressive guitar sounds, ambient music, new age, and arhythmic noise.

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1:00amSunday

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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6:00pmSunday

The destruction of democracy is nearly complete. Through such means as: de-education, replacing the truth with official narratives, convincing citizens [...]

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Interfaith Voices

7:00amSunday

7:00amSunday

Interfaith Voices is an independent public radio show fostering interfaith understanding by providing engaging conversation about religion, across many traditions and beliefs. We explore how faith intersects with culture, public policy, and the news of the day. As the nation's only public radio show exclusively about religion, we are a vital source of knowledge about how religious belief shapes our world.

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Wings of the Heart

8:00amSunday

8:00amSunday

Wings of the Heart is spiritually focused and draws from the sacred through worldwide interfaith paths and streams.  Hosted by Salima and Carol on alternate Sunday mornings from 8 to 9 a.m.

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The Bradenton Times

9:00amSunday

9:00amSunday

Editor of The Bradenton Times, Dennis "Mitch" Maley hosts a weekly podcast bringing Bradenton and Manatee County Fact-based journalism, opinion, events, and so much more to the airwaves of WSLR.  

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Law and Disorder

10:00amSunday

10:00amSunday

Law and Disorder is a weekly, independent radio program.  Law and Disorder radio gives listeners access to rare legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent and the horrendous practices of torture exercised by the US government. This program examines the political forces and legislation that are moving the United States into a police state.

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Folk Alley

11:00amSunday

11:00amSunday

FolkAlley.com went online in September 2003, and is produced by WKSU-FM in Kent, OH.  The Folk Alley playlist is created by senior host, Jim Blum, and Folk Alley Music Director Linda Fahey and features a distinctive blend of the best of singer/songwriter, Celtic, acoustic, Americana, traditional, and world sounds.

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1:00pmSunday

Dadee-O's Collector's Corner Daddy-O’s Jazz Music of the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and beyond! On his Collector’s Corner Show every Sunday from 1pm-3pm on 96.5 WSLR. With Jazz info you don’t hear anywhere but here! So give your ears a treat and listen to Dadee-O’s Collector’s Corner.  

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Velvet Hammer Blues

3:00pmSunday

3:00pmSunday

Where each Sunday afternoon you can listen to national blues music, back to back with some of the finest local artists. Listen, decide which local musicians you want to hear live, and then support them on their musical journey- Buy their CDs from their websites. There's a lot to be proud of here in the Sarasota/Bradenton area, and there's nothing that compares with live music.

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Discovery Road

5:00pmSunday

5:00pmSunday

Discovery Road Discovery Road  is where you will hear new music from new artists, new music from some of your favorite artists, and lesser known gems that are not necessarily new. Scheduled On: Sundays 5 - 7pm Host: Louise Coogan

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Soul Kitchen

7:00pmSunday

7:00pmSunday

A unique blend of rhythm & blues, funk, fusion, and soul music that celebrates the  extraordinary African American contribution to our ever-evolving culture.

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In My Room

9:00pmSunday

9:00pmSunday

I.M.R. is a freeform radio show broadcast on many community radio stations in the lower 48 and Alask

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12:00amSunday 2

12:00amSunday 2

1:00amSunday 2

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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Keeping Democracy Alive

6:00amSunday 2

6:00amSunday 2

The destruction of democracy is nearly complete. Through such means as: de-education, replacing the truth with official narratives, convincing citizens [...]

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Interfaith Voices

7:00amSunday 2

7:00amSunday 2

Interfaith Voices is an independent public radio show fostering interfaith understanding by providing engaging conversation about religion, across many traditions and beliefs. We explore how faith intersects with culture, public policy, and the news of the day. As the nation's only public radio show exclusively about religion, we are a vital source of knowledge about how religious belief shapes our world.

Learn more

Wings of the Heart

8:00amSunday 2

8:00amSunday 2

Wings of the Heart is spiritually focused and draws from the sacred through worldwide interfaith paths and streams.  Hosted by Salima and Carol on alternate Sunday mornings from 8 to 9 a.m.

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The Bradenton Times

9:00amSunday 2

9:00amSunday 2

Editor of The Bradenton Times, Dennis "Mitch" Maley hosts a weekly podcast bringing Bradenton and Manatee County Fact-based journalism, opinion, events, and so much more to the airwaves of WSLR.  

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Law and Disorder

10:00amSunday 2

10:00amSunday 2

Law and Disorder is a weekly, independent radio program.  Law and Disorder radio gives listeners access to rare legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent and the horrendous practices of torture exercised by the US government. This program examines the political forces and legislation that are moving the United States into a police state.

Learn more

Folk Alley

11:00amSunday 2

11:00amSunday 2

FolkAlley.com went online in September 2003, and is produced by WKSU-FM in Kent, OH.  The Folk Alley playlist is created by senior host, Jim Blum, and Folk Alley Music Director Linda Fahey and features a distinctive blend of the best of singer/songwriter, Celtic, acoustic, Americana, traditional, and world sounds.

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1:00pmSunday 2

Dadee-O's Collector's Corner Daddy-O’s Jazz Music of the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and beyond! On his Collector’s Corner Show every Sunday from 1pm-3pm on 96.5 WSLR. With Jazz info you don’t hear anywhere but here! So give your ears a treat and listen to Dadee-O’s Collector’s Corner.  

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Velvet Hammer Blues

3:00pmSunday 2

3:00pmSunday 2

Where each Sunday afternoon you can listen to national blues music, back to back with some of the finest local artists. Listen, decide which local musicians you want to hear live, and then support them on their musical journey- Buy their CDs from their websites. There's a lot to be proud of here in the Sarasota/Bradenton area, and there's nothing that compares with live music.

Learn more

Discovery Road

5:00pmSunday 2

5:00pmSunday 2

Discovery Road Discovery Road  is where you will hear new music from new artists, new music from some of your favorite artists, and lesser known gems that are not necessarily new. Scheduled On: Sundays 5 - 7pm Host: Louise Coogan

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Lavender Blue Radio

7:00pmSunday 2

7:00pmSunday 2

LAVENDER BLUE RADIO A space where the weird and beautiful come together. Lavender Blue Radio takes you on a journey of a surrealist feel through music of all genres from a surrealist artist perspective. Diving into the dreamy, odd, funky, but tasteful sounds with your host, Lindsey Hudson aka Lavender Blue. Click on the Read More button below to learn about your host and access the show archive.  

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The Backbeat

9:00pmSunday 2

9:00pmSunday 2

The Backbeat explores great American music and its many roots and branches. The classic sounds of the Sixties and Seventies provide the starting point for a timeless musical journey. Andy Franklin, the host of The Backbeat, used to go to bed with a transistor radio under his pillow. After a long career in broadcast journalism, he now lives on Siesta Key and has family connections to Sarasota going back more than forty years.  

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The Witching Hour

11:00pmSunday 2

11:00pmSunday 2

Show Description The Witching Hour is an eclectic show about Witchcraft and Paganism in a fun and practical way. Each week we will cover a subject of witchcraft with tips, tricks and laughs with other diverse guests in their practices. This show is very interactive and phone calls with questions or advice needed are welcomed. Each show will end with a weekly astrology report for our guests. This is all in hopes of breaking the stigma of what being a witch means.   Host Personal Bio Dylan Howell is an intuitive psychic, witch and palm & tarot reader for over 13 years. She was born in Illinois and is a graduate of USF and is very active on all social media platforms surrounding witchcraft, spirituality and helping others. Click on the Read Button below to access the show archive.

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Deep Threes

12:00amMonday

12:00amMonday

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2:00amMonday

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amMonday

3:00amMonday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amMonday

6:00amMonday

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Blues to Bluegrass

7:00amMonday

7:00amMonday

Scheduled On: Mondays 7 - 9am     Host: John Dickman Tune in to hear some of the lesser-played, interesting blues that crosses the genres. Expect the unexpected and be pleasantly surprised. Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show archive including playlists and recordings.

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Voices Up!

9:00amMonday

9:00amMonday

Voices Up! on WSLR 96.5FM in Sarasota, Florida, is more than just a radio show; it's a dynamic platform amplifying LGBTQ+ voices and perspectives. Through insightful talk radio, we aim to educate, inspire, and spark crucial conversations within our community. Our focus extends to politics, encouraging engagement and support for those who are speaking out. We seamlessly blend the worlds of music and politics, exploring the intersection of arts and activism. Join us as we uplift Queer, Trans, and BIPOC voices, providing a space where diverse narratives thrive and resonate. Welcome to Voices Up!—where every voice matters. Click on the Read More button below to learn about your hosts and access the show archive.

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Democracy Now!

10:00amMonday

10:00amMonday

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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Music of the World

11:00amMonday

11:00amMonday

Music of the World, hosted by Marco Ciceron, brings you music from all over the world. Songs to help connect people, to enrich our culture, and to bring peace. The show was inspired from the 9/11 tragedy as a chance to do 'something' to work toward a peaceful planet. Scheduled On: Mondays 11am - 1pm Host: Marco Ciceron Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show archive including playlists and recordings.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmMonday

1:00pmMonday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Positive Friction

2:00pmMonday

2:00pmMonday

Drawing from the eclectic rhythms and esoteric energy of multiple musical influences (mostly folk, rock and jazz), John Haupt shares the heartfelt magic and bountiful messages of peace, love and understanding through music. Show Archive

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Music Museum

4:00pmMonday

4:00pmMonday

The Music Museum has an array of "listening galleries" for the adventurous music enthusiast.  Each gallery has a music theme, and can provide the listener with new experiences of music. A recurring gallery will be "indie artists". Hosted by Ed Foster.

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Economic Update

6:00pmMonday

6:00pmMonday

On Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff, Wolff and guests discuss the current state of the economy, both locally and globally in relation to the economic crisis.  Economic Update is a weekly show for people who want to understand and change not only their own financial situation but also the larger economy we all depend on.

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Capitol Update

6:30pmMonday

6:30pmMonday

Capitol Update is a half-hour public affairs program that airs nightly when the Florida Legislature is in session and weekly the remainder of the year. Through in-depth reporting, live interviews, and regularly occurring segments like Bill Track, the program provides viewers across the state with a clear, concise and balanced view of state government in action. Show Archive

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7:00pmMonday

Mark Binder broadcasts a Grateful Dead concert from “today in history”.

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SynthWorld

9:00pmMonday

9:00pmMonday

SynthWorld is a deep exploration of often overlooked and obscure electronic music sub-genres that produce some of the best that modern music has to offer. These include: Synthwave, SynthPop, Dreamwave, Outrun, IDM, Vaporwave, Glitchwave, Post-Rock, Darksynth and Chillwave. These styles often influenced by 80's sci-fi film scores and analog synthesizers take us into a not so distant past while adding a new age touch.

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First Voices

9:00pmMonday

9:00pmMonday

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Indigenous Nation

10:00pmMonday

10:00pmMonday

Indigenous Nation is Broadcast Weekly on WOOL 91.5fm Bellows Falls Vermont. It's full hour of Indigenous Artists and their style of Pop, Rock, Poets/Spoken Word, and Speakers from the Great Nation.

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Down the Road

11:00pmMonday

11:00pmMonday

Down the Road celebrates the music and musicians from New Orleans and the surrounding areas. We play Traditional Jazz, Swing, Funk, Klezmer, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Brass Band, Ragtime, Soul, and stuff that defies categorization. From Louis Armstrong to the Rebirth Brass Band, from Sidney Bechet to the Panorama Jazz Band, from Dave Bartholomew to the Tin Men, you will hear the best sounds from the Crescent City. Follow on Facebook. Listen to archives on Mixcloud.

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Deep Threes

12:00amMonday 2

12:00amMonday 2

[...]

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2:00amMonday 2

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amMonday 2

3:00amMonday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amMonday 2

6:00amMonday 2

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Blues to Bluegrass

7:00amMonday 2

7:00amMonday 2

Scheduled On: Mondays 7 - 9am     Host: John Dickman Tune in to hear some of the lesser-played, interesting blues that crosses the genres. Expect the unexpected and be pleasantly surprised. Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show archive including playlists and recordings.

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ArtBeat

9:00amMonday 2

9:00amMonday 2

ArtBeat with Kathleen Murray is a one-on-one interview program with artists, arts nonprofit workers, curators and art and design faculty. Guests will share the music that is getting their creative juices flowing and Murray will delve into big-picture conversation threaded through a social lens: Sarasota is known and touted by realtors and tourism officials as the “Cultural Coast” – the “city of arts and artists” but how do artists (especially young, emerging and/or artists of color) afford to live, work and stay mentally and physically healthy here and what (if anything) is being done about it? Tune in with Kathleen and find out. Scheduled On: Alternate Mondays 9 - 10am Host: Kathleen Murray Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show archive including playlists and recordings.

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Democracy Now!

10:00amMonday 2

10:00amMonday 2

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

Learn more

Music of the World

11:00amMonday 2

11:00amMonday 2

Music of the World, hosted by Marco Ciceron, brings you music from all over the world. Songs to help connect people, to enrich our culture, and to bring peace. The show was inspired from the 9/11 tragedy as a chance to do 'something' to work toward a peaceful planet. Scheduled On: Mondays 11am - 1pm Host: Marco Ciceron Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show archive including playlists and recordings.

Learn more

The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmMonday 2

1:00pmMonday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

Learn more

Positive Friction

2:00pmMonday 2

2:00pmMonday 2

Drawing from the eclectic rhythms and esoteric energy of multiple musical influences (mostly folk, rock and jazz), John Haupt shares the heartfelt magic and bountiful messages of peace, love and understanding through music. Show Archive

Learn more

Music Museum

4:00pmMonday 2

4:00pmMonday 2

The Music Museum has an array of "listening galleries" for the adventurous music enthusiast.  Each gallery has a music theme, and can provide the listener with new experiences of music. A recurring gallery will be "indie artists". Hosted by Ed Foster.

Learn more

Economic Update

6:00pmMonday 2

6:00pmMonday 2

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff is a weekly nationally syndicated program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze not only their own financial situation but the economy at large. Beyond focusing a critical eye on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, interest rates, prices, and profits - the program also explores systemic solutions to our economy's problems including alternative ways to organize production and distribution of the goods and services we all depend on. 

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Capitol Update

6:30pmMonday 2

6:30pmMonday 2

Capitol Update is a half-hour public affairs program that airs nightly when the Florida Legislature is in session and weekly the remainder of the year. Through in-depth reporting, live interviews, and regularly occurring segments like Bill Track, the program provides viewers across the state with a clear, concise and balanced view of state government in action. Show Archive

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Yesterday’s Dead Today

7:00pmMonday 2

7:00pmMonday 2

Mark Binder broadcasts a Grateful Dead concert from “today in history”.

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First Voices

9:00pmMonday 2

9:00pmMonday 2

[...]

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Indigenous Nation

7:00pmMonday 2

7:00pmMonday 2

Indigenous Nation is Broadcast Weekly on WOOL 91.5fm Bellows Falls Vermont. It's full hour of Indigenous Artists and their style of Pop, Rock, Poets/Spoken Word, and Speakers from the Great Nation.

Learn more

Down the Road

10:00pmMonday 2

10:00pmMonday 2

Down the Road celebrates the music and musicians from New Orleans and the surrounding areas. We play Traditional Jazz, Swing, Funk, Klezmer, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Brass Band, Ragtime, Soul, and stuff that defies categorization. From Louis Armstrong to the Rebirth Brass Band, from Sidney Bechet to the Panorama Jazz Band, from Dave Bartholomew to the Tin Men, you will hear the best sounds from the Crescent City. Follow on Facebook. Listen to archives on Mixcloud.

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Down the Road

12:00amTuesday

12:00amTuesday

Down the Road celebrates the music and musicians from New Orleans and the surrounding areas. We play Traditional Jazz, Swing, Funk, Klezmer, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Brass Band, Ragtime, Soul, and stuff that defies categorization. From Louis Armstrong to the Rebirth Brass Band, from Sidney Bechet to the Panorama Jazz Band, from Dave Bartholomew to the Tin Men, you will hear the best sounds from the Crescent City. Follow on Facebook. Listen to archives on Mixcloud.

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Midnight Special

1:00amTuesday

1:00amTuesday

The Midnight Special is one of the most enduring of syndicated folk music radio programs, available through the WFMT Radio Network.  It has stayed current through decades of change, rich in tradition and history while retaining its timeliness, delighting listeners throughout the world with gentle irreverence or touching them with candid observation.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amTuesday

Current show

3:00amTuesday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amTuesday

6:00amTuesday

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Corduroy

7:00amTuesday

7:00amTuesday

Alternating Fridays 9-11 p.m. Corduroy offers “high-level sonic niceties” and is a required listen for discerning members of the longboard, shortboard, funboards, single fin, twin fin, and foam core worlds. The show focuses on surf rock with tangents into global groove, punk-friendly clatter, lo-fi garage noise, desert rock, and alternative rock.   Hosted by Sebastien Wegeng

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Healthy Living Hour

9:00amTuesday

9:00amTuesday

Healthy Living Hour offers a wide variety of topics and guests to inform and educate the community on current health and wellness issues as well as local businesses and options including diet, lifestyle, prevention, graceful aging, and supportive care.   Healthy Living Hour is underwritten by:

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Democracy Now!

10:00amTuesday

10:00amTuesday

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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Current show

11:00pmTuesday

The Afro-Cuban Jazz Edition brings you the best in Afro-Cuban Jazz. Scheduled On: Alternate Tuesdays 11am - 1pm Host: Frankie Piniero Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmTuesday

1:00pmTuesday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Second Wind with Seany G

2:00pmTuesday

2:00pmTuesday

Second Wind Seany G is the host of "Second Wind" and he plays a mix of old and new alternative and new wave music. He digs deep to find those oldies that haven't been heard on the radio for a long time from bands like Blondie, Television, DEVO and The Cars. He digs even deeper to find those songs that have that twitchy twangy beat that are hidden in classic bands like Spirit, Ten years After, Steve Miller and Neil Young. Yes, Neil Young with his album "Trans", along with others jumped on the new wave band wagon  during the seventies and eighties. Seany G mixes it all up with the new alternative music like: Twenty-one Pilots, Gorillaz, St. Vincent and Marian Hill. So get your "Second Wind" on Tuesdays 2 - 4 pm with host Seany G. Archive

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Synthetic Age

4:00pmTuesday

4:00pmTuesday

New wave, synth-pop, and other alternative 80s tunes Join JR on alternate Tuesdays 4-6 pm at wslr.org

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Ralph Nader Radio Hour

6:00pmTuesday

6:00pmTuesday

Ralph Nader is joined by co-hosts Steve Skrovan and David Feldman for a lively informative hour of interviews with some of the nation’s most influential movers and shakers, and thought provoking discussions of the weeks news.

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7:00pmTuesday

Lost in the Root Cellar with Roger Young and Peter Gentile features a mix of blues, rock, jazz, gospel, rockabilly, bluegrass, Americana and folk from the 1930s forward

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Bullwinkle’s Corner

9:00pmTuesday

9:00pmTuesday

Bullwinkle’s Corner with your host Keith Winkle on WSLR Sarasota 96.5 Tuesday evenings 9:00-11:00 PM We are rooted in rock and roll but always ready to explore every corner of the musical universe! No genre is safe. No tune left behind! Music is life! Support for Bullwinkle's Corner comes from:

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Current show

11:00pmTuesday

Lumpytunes! Definitely Difficult listening - Experimental, weirdo, outsider, art rock, lo-fi, post-punk, avant-garde, sound collage -  If it irritates, it airs.  Hosted by art noise/experimental music aficionado Rob Demperio aka The Head Lump

Learn more

Down the Road

12:00amTuesday 2

12:00amTuesday 2

Down the Road celebrates the music and musicians from New Orleans and the surrounding areas. We play Traditional Jazz, Swing, Funk, Klezmer, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Brass Band, Ragtime, Soul, and stuff that defies categorization. From Louis Armstrong to the Rebirth Brass Band, from Sidney Bechet to the Panorama Jazz Band, from Dave Bartholomew to the Tin Men, you will hear the best sounds from the Crescent City. Follow on Facebook. Listen to archives on Mixcloud.

Learn more

Midnight Special

1:00amTuesday 2

1:00amTuesday 2

The Midnight Special is one of the most enduring of syndicated folk music radio programs, available through the WFMT Radio Network.  It has stayed current through decades of change, rich in tradition and history while retaining its timeliness, delighting listeners throughout the world with gentle irreverence or touching them with candid observation.

Learn more

The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amTuesday 2

3:00amTuesday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

Learn more

Background Briefing

6:00amTuesday 2

6:00amTuesday 2

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

Learn more

Corduroy

7:00amTuesday 2

7:00amTuesday 2

Alternating Fridays 9-11 p.m. Corduroy offers “high-level sonic niceties” and is a required listen for discerning members of the longboard, shortboard, funboards, single fin, twin fin, and foam core worlds. The show focuses on surf rock with tangents into global groove, punk-friendly clatter, lo-fi garage noise, desert rock, and alternative rock.   Hosted by Sebastien Wegeng

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Our Changing Environment

9:00amTuesday 2

9:00amTuesday 2

Join hosts Jono Miller and Julie Morris for a locally-focused look at how our natural and built environments are changing. Guests include activists, entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders who will explore both the dramatic and subtle changes that affect the world we live in. Along the way expect some facts and musings about local natural and cultural history, geography, plants, and wildlife. Our Changing Environment is underwritten by:

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Democracy Now!

10:00amTuesday 2

10:00amTuesday 2

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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World Rotations

11:00amTuesday 2

11:00amTuesday 2

[...]

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmTuesday 2

1:00pmTuesday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Second Wind with Seany G

2:00pmTuesday 2

2:00pmTuesday 2

Second Wind Seany G is the host of "Second Wind" and he plays a mix of old and new alternative and new wave music. He digs deep to find those oldies that haven't been heard on the radio for a long time from bands like Blondie, Television, DEVO and The Cars. He digs even deeper to find those songs that have that twitchy twangy beat that are hidden in classic bands like Spirit, Ten years After, Steve Miller and Neil Young. Yes, Neil Young with his album "Trans", along with others jumped on the new wave band wagon  during the seventies and eighties. Seany G mixes it all up with the new alternative music like: Twenty-one Pilots, Gorillaz, St. Vincent and Marian Hill. So get your "Second Wind" on Tuesdays 2 - 4 pm with host Seany G. Archive

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INDIE-licious

4:00pmTuesday 2

4:00pmTuesday 2

Indie-licious - Host Sheila Experience the vast music library of DJ Sheila whose love of all indie genres extends as far back as the late 70s and continues to the most current releases. We also love to showcase local talent. Show Archive

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Ralph Nader Radio Hour

6:00pmTuesday 2

6:00pmTuesday 2

Ralph Nader is joined by co-hosts Steve Skrovan and David Feldman for a lively informative hour of interviews with some of the nation’s most influential movers and shakers, and thought provoking discussions of the weeks news.

Learn more

Music from the Root Cellar

7:00pmTuesday 2

7:00pmTuesday 2

Lost in the Root Cellar with Roger Young and Peter Gentile features a mix of blues, rock, jazz, gospel, rockabilly, bluegrass, Americana and folk from the 1930s forward

Learn more

Bullwinkle’s Corner

9:00pmTuesday 2

9:00pmTuesday 2

Bullwinkle’s Corner with your host Keith Winkle on WSLR Sarasota 96.5 Tuesday evenings 9:00-11:00 PM We are rooted in rock and roll but always ready to explore every corner of the musical universe! No genre is safe. No tune left behind! Music is life! Support for Bullwinkle's Corner comes from:

Learn more

11:00pmTuesday 2

Lumpytunes! Definitely Difficult listening - Experimental, weirdo, outsider, art rock, lo-fi, post-punk, avant-garde, sound collage -  If it irritates, it airs.  Hosted by art noise/experimental music aficionado Rob Demperio aka The Head Lump

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12:00amWednesday

Lumpytunes! Definitely Difficult listening - Experimental, weirdo, outsider, art rock, lo-fi, post-punk, avant-garde, sound collage -  If it irritates, it airs.  Hosted by art noise/experimental music aficionado Rob Demperio aka The Head Lump

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1:00amWednesday

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amWednesday

3:00amWednesday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amWednesday

6:00amWednesday

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Music With A Purpose

7:00amWednesday

7:00amWednesday

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Peace & Justice Report

9:00amWednesday

9:00amWednesday

The Peace & Justice Report covers local, state, national and international social justice issues. We bring a wide variety of guests whose views are underrepresented in the mainstream media, activists who are devoting their lives to creating a world free from injustice of all kinds. Hosted by Bob Connors and Tom Walker. See both upcoming and past program topics at https://wslr.org/author/twalker/.

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Democracy Now!

10:00amWednesday

10:00amWednesday

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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The Blue Groove

11:00amWednesday

11:00amWednesday

The Blue Groove is the spot where Jazz meets World Music. Traditional and indigenous musicians from around the world have been influenced by American jazz artists for almost a century. And for just as long, American jazz artists have been digging the sounds of the world’s best musicians. From Latin America to Africa; from Europe to Asia; from The Near to The Far East: See how it all comes together, on The Blue Groove.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmWednesday

1:00pmWednesday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Louisiana Gumbo

2:00pmWednesday

2:00pmWednesday

Louisiana Gumbo aims to bring Louisiana music to the WSLR audience, but not just the best-known genres like jazz, second line and Dixieland, but from every style of music from punk to classical to Americana after it’s been marinated and simmered in the unique outlook that only Louisiana musicians can bring to it. New Orleans is about more than jazz and Louisiana is about more than Cajun and Zydeco. Louisiana Gumbo brings it all together. Scheduled On: Wednesdays 2 - 4pm Host: Kid Red Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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Jazz and More

4:00pmWednesday

4:00pmWednesday

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WSLR News

6:00pmWednesday

6:00pmWednesday

Grassroots reporting from Southwest Florida, produced by a handful of reporters and volunteers in downtown Sarasota. It airs on 96.5 FM Wednesday & Friday at 6pm with a Week in Review on Saturday at Noon. The Program is hosted by WSLR News Director, Johannes Werner. WSLR News Headlines air every day at 7 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM (3 PM on Sunday)

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The Ruthless Truth

6:30pmWednesday

6:30pmWednesday

We are a semi-weekly radio show focused on discussing issues that affect our communities including politics, culture, the economy, our health, and all the issues that affects the daily lives of working people. We hope that through these difficult conversations, we can identify the root causes of these issues and increase our understanding as a community.

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7:00pmWednesday

The Old Folk & Americana Festival is a very eclectic mix, ranging from traditional and contemporary Folk music to Bluegrass and the varied genre of Americana. Hosted by "Tom Dooley"

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Random Precision

9:00pmWednesday

9:00pmWednesday

Hosted by Alex Armitage

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That Driving Beat

11:00pmWednesday

11:00pmWednesday

That Driving Beat takes a bedrock of classic and rare 1960s soul and R&B at 45 rpm then branches out into other related sounds from the 60s through today. Garage rock, British Beat, Mod revival, jazz, rock & roll, Britpop, ska, 2 Tone, Detroit, Chicago, Memphis, Muscle Shoals, New Orleans, Louisville, Liverpool, London, Manchester and more. You can call some of it Northern Soul, most of it Mod, but it's all got That Driving Beat. Produced at WXOX in Louisville, KY

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12:00amWednesday 2

Lumpytunes! Definitely Difficult listening - Experimental, weirdo, outsider, art rock, lo-fi, post-punk, avant-garde, sound collage -  If it irritates, it airs.  Hosted by art noise/experimental music aficionado Rob Demperio aka The Head Lump

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Music – Automated Playlist

1:00amWednesday 2

1:00amWednesday 2

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amWednesday 2

3:00amWednesday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amWednesday 2

6:00amWednesday 2

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Indie Psych Show

7:00amWednesday 2

7:00amWednesday 2

Indie Psych: It’s not just a 60s nostalgia or 80s Paisley Underground revival show—it’s about a myriad of sounds and grooves, and the multitude of ways psychedelia music is evolving. Indie Psych plays the musicians that carry on the legacy of the psych sounds of the Byrds, the Kinks, Pink Floyd, and The Beatles that you know and love …. Each week new alt-indie rock from jangly guitar, to mellotron and moog, to spacey jams, to psych-rock, retro rockers, west coast sounds, garage, and even music for plants.  Indie Psych introduces you to new bands and soundscapes you may not have heard of yet but will grow to enjoy. Music that melts in your mind… Scheduled On: Alternate Tuesdays 7 - 9am Host: Alecia Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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Peace & Justice Report

9:00amWednesday 2

9:00amWednesday 2

The Peace & Justice Report covers local, state, national and international social justice issues. We bring a wide variety of guests whose views are underrepresented in the mainstream media, activists who are devoting their lives to creating a world free from injustice of all kinds. Hosted by Bob Connors and Tom Walker. See both upcoming and past program topics at https://wslr.org/author/twalker/.

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Democracy Now!

10:00amWednesday 2

10:00amWednesday 2

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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The Blue Groove

11:00amWednesday 2

11:00amWednesday 2

The Blue Groove is the spot where Jazz meets World Music. Traditional and indigenous musicians from around the world have been influenced by American jazz artists for almost a century. And for just as long, American jazz artists have been digging the sounds of the world’s best musicians. From Latin America to Africa; from Europe to Asia; from The Near to The Far East: See how it all comes together, on The Blue Groove.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmWednesday 2

1:00pmWednesday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Louisiana Gumbo

2:00pmWednesday 2

2:00pmWednesday 2

Louisiana Gumbo aims to bring Louisiana music to the WSLR audience, but not just the best-known genres like jazz, second line and Dixieland, but from every style of music from punk to classical to Americana after it’s been marinated and simmered in the unique outlook that only Louisiana musicians can bring to it. New Orleans is about more than jazz and Louisiana is about more than Cajun and Zydeco. Louisiana Gumbo brings it all together. Scheduled On: Wednesdays 2 - 4pm Host: Kid Red Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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Jazz and More

4:00pmWednesday 2

4:00pmWednesday 2

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WSLR News

6:00pmWednesday 2

6:00pmWednesday 2

Grassroots reporting from Southwest Florida, produced by a handful of reporters and volunteers in downtown Sarasota. It airs on 96.5 FM Wednesday & Friday at 6pm with a Week in Review on Saturday at Noon. The Program is hosted by WSLR News Director, Johannes Werner. WSLR News Headlines air every day at 7 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM (3 PM on Sunday)

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The Ruthless Truth

6:30pmWednesday 2

6:30pmWednesday 2

We are a semi-weekly radio show focused on discussing issues that affect our communities including politics, culture, the economy, our health, and all the issues that affects the daily lives of working people. We hope that through these difficult conversations, we can identify the root causes of these issues and increase our understanding as a community.

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The Cat’s Meow

7:00pmWednesday 2

7:00pmWednesday 2

The Cat’s Meow is catnip for the ears, spinning tasty nuggets and paw-licking gems with an eclectic mix of music that will get you purring. The Cat Lady will treat you to rock, folk, psychedelic and lyric-forward songs from across decades, that pull at your whiskers with nostalgia and depth. The old-timey cats may be coaxed gently into loving more “recent” evolutions and incantations of the Folk Rock era as The Cat Lady shares her love and personal connections with early Indie, 90’s Grunge, Anti-folk, Grrrl bands, Lo-fi, Post-punk, and singer-songwriters from the 90’s, oughts, and today. All of whom were influenced by the great rockers, lick-makers, and artists that preceded them. Sometimes you’ll hear guitar-heavy grinds, fuzz and buzz that curls your whiskers. Sometimes songs with lyrics that inspire, empower, and help us to remember. And oftentimes as The Cat’s Meow winds down in its second hour, The Cat Lady will help to take the rough edges off your day with a morsel of poetry or prose mixed between downbeat songs. As she quiets things down and chills you out, you could be listening to the show and still hear a kitten hop on a shag rug.

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Random Precision

9:00pmWednesday 2

9:00pmWednesday 2

Hosted by Alex Armitage

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Dystopian Lullaby

11:00pmWednesday 2

11:00pmWednesday 2

Music & discussion focusing on Science Fiction, Fantasy and Gaming inspired music.  We will feature music from any of these genres as well as from local artists of all types in the Central FL region and beyond.  We may slip in a fun or memorable tune from the past century or so.  Hoping to rally & promote our thriving gaming communities' thinkers, dreamers, and lovers.   We strive to give recognition to music, ideas, as well as art from these and other niche outlets to a broader audience and give exposure to local artists, venues, community builders, and others that promote the inherent dignity and worth of every person that believes in the transformative power of love. Click on the Read More button below to learn more about your host and access the show archive.

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Music – Automated Playlist

12:00amThursday 2

12:00amThursday 2

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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Music – Automated Playlist

1:00amThursday 2

1:00amThursday 2

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amThursday 2

3:00amThursday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amThursday 2

6:00amThursday 2

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Eclectic Blender

7:00amThursday 2

7:00amThursday 2

The Eclectic Blender takes a look at the history of the day and plays music that is relevant and specially picked for the day of each show. The date picks the music the programmer only exercises veto power.  All genres are included.  Is it one of your favorite musicians birthday? Maybe they released their first album? Tune in and find out! Scheduled On: Thursdays 7 - 9am Host: Dave Pedersen Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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The Detail

9:00amThursday 2

9:00amThursday 2

Ever walk into a voting booth, look at the local races, and feel like you didn’t know as much as you wanted to know?  Listen to The Detail and you’ll know more.  Don’t live or vote in Sarasota?  The Detail may be interesting to you for its information on local Florida politics.  

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Democracy Now!

10:00amThursday 2

10:00amThursday 2

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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Metropics

11:00amThursday 2

11:00amThursday 2

“Metropics" is a subtropical blend of jazz, world and Island music, stirred lightly with a touch of R & B and a twist of Latin. Hosted by Carlos Pagan

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmThursday 2

1:00pmThursday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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2:00pmThursday 2

Out of the Basement, On the Road - Hosted by Purple Mike Purple Mike plays through records that were bought between 1962 and maybe all the way to the 1980’s . Things that range from the Stones, Zappa, 10 Years After, Laurie Anderson, Leonard Cohen, Hubert Laws, Philip Glass, Keith Jarrett, Deep Purple, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, The Fugs, The Bonzo Dog Band, The Dark Bob, Biff Rose (that one cost 44 cents) Arthur Brown, CSN&Y, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Steve Miller, Simon and Garfunkel and others. Purple Mike's goal is to not play anything more than once except maybe The Fugs tune "When the Mood of the Music Changes. Show Archive

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Ted’s Head

4:00pmThursday 2

4:00pmThursday 2

Ted's Head is a musical program of intensely diverse rock, with a twist of talk to make it interesting and in-studio jam sessions by the guests and host.

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Alternative Radio

6:00pmThursday 2

6:00pmThursday 2

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media. Click on the Read More button below to access the show archive.

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Velvet Radio

7:00pmThursday 2

7:00pmThursday 2

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Music Is The Best

9:00pmThursday 2

9:00pmThursday 2

“Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.” Frank Zappa Music Is the Best brings knowledge and passion about real music. All genres are welcome. Record is Culture (Disco es Cultura). Music Is The Best is hosted by Mark Markus. Show Archive

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All Mixed Up

11:00pmThursday 2

11:00pmThursday 2

All Mixed Up is an eclectic mix of arts and information, featuring mood-driven music mixes and interviews with figures from the worlds of literature, film, television, theater, and the visual arts. Hosted by Peter Bochan

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Retro Cocktail Hour

12:00amThursday

12:00amThursday

The Retro Cocktail Hour is a weekly hi-fi highball of vintage "bachelor pad" music, exotica, private eye jazz and eccentric, overstimulated pop music of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. The show's spiced with everything from obscure Italian B-movie soundtracks and bossa nova to contemporary bands like Don Tiki, the Tokyo Panorama Mambo Boys, Waitiki, the Tikiyaki Orchestra, the Italian Secret Service, Balanco and others. Show Archive

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Upfront Soul

1:00amThursday

1:00amThursday

Funk, soul, and jazz, plus sprinklings of R&B, gospel, and hip-hop.  UpFront Soul showcases obscure artists and back-catalogue offerings from more familiar names. 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down. WERU Community Radio

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amThursday

3:00amThursday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amThursday

6:00amThursday

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Eclectic Blender

7:00amThursday

7:00amThursday

The Eclectic Blender takes a look at the history of the day and plays music that is relevant and specially picked for the day of each show. The date picks the music the programmer only exercises veto power.  All genres are included.  Is it one of your favorite musicians birthday? Maybe they released their first album? Tune in and find out! Scheduled On: Thursdays 7 - 9am Host: Dave Pedersen Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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The Detail

9:00amThursday

9:00amThursday

Ever walk into a voting booth, look at the local races, and feel like you didn’t know as much as you wanted to know?  Listen to The Detail and you’ll know more.  Don’t live or vote in Sarasota?  The Detail may be interesting to you for its information on local Florida politics.  

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Democracy Now!

10:00amThursday

10:00amThursday

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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Metropics

11:00amThursday

11:00amThursday

“Metropics" is a subtropical blend of jazz, world and Island music, stirred lightly with a touch of R & B and a twist of Latin. Hosted by Carlos Pagan

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmThursday

1:00pmThursday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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High Tide

2:00pmThursday

2:00pmThursday

High Tide is hosted by Susan Runyan

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Ted’s Head

4:00pmThursday

4:00pmThursday

Ted's Head is a musical program of intensely diverse rock, with a twist of talk to make it interesting and in-studio jam sessions by the guests and host.

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Alternative Radio

6:00pmThursday

6:00pmThursday

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media. Click on the Read More button below to access the show archive.

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Longboat Luau

7:00pmThursday

7:00pmThursday

Life on Longboat Key is a unique experience. I have lived it for two years now and hope to distill my experiences into a twice monthly musical luau. You’ll hear everything from Tiki, Lounge, Surf Guitar, 60’s Sunshine Pop, Reggae, Latin Jazz, Polynesian and Calypso. I’ll also mix in some Jump Blues, Vocal Standards, Novelty Tunes, and so much more. It promises to be a shindig for your ears, so pull up a lounge chair, slap on some sunscreen, pour yourself a cold one, and join us. Aloha! Gary Saunders (“The Ho Dad”) Gary has resided on LBK since December 2020. A native of DC suburbs, Saunders was a DJ in the SW Virginia area before embarking on a career in pro and college sports. A graduate of Virginia Tech, Gary is married (Eileen) and has two adult sons (Austin and Travis). He enjoys walking the beach, floating in the Gulf, eating out, and chilling at the SeaPlace pool. Gary has a large collection of record albums, many which reside in a mainland storage facility. Support for the Longboat Luau comes from:

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Music Is The Best

9:00pmThursday

9:00pmThursday

“Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.” Frank Zappa Music Is the Best brings knowledge and passion about real music. All genres are welcome. Record is Culture (Disco es Cultura). Music Is The Best is hosted by Mark Markus. Show Archive

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All Mixed Up

11:00pmThursday

11:00pmThursday

All Mixed Up is an eclectic mix of arts and information, featuring mood-driven music mixes and interviews with figures from the worlds of literature, film, television, theater, and the visual arts. Hosted by Peter Bochan

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All Mixed Up

12:00amFriday

12:00amFriday

All Mixed Up is an eclectic mix of arts and information, featuring mood-driven music mixes and interviews with figures from the worlds of literature, film, television, theater, and the visual arts. Hosted by Peter Bochan

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1:00amFriday

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amFriday

3:00amFriday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amFriday

6:00amFriday

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Latin Explosion

7:00amFriday

7:00amFriday

Latin Explosion, a musical journey through the vast world of salsa, latin jazz and Cuban music with Juan Montenegro

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Surreal News

9:00amFriday

9:00amFriday

The Surreal News'  purpose is to present under-reported local and national news on important topics and interviews of local and national figures.

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Democracy Now!

10:00amFriday

10:00amFriday

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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Complex Waveforms

11:00amFriday

11:00amFriday

Complex Waveforms has been on the Friday schedule at WSLR since 2007. Each week host Mark Zampella brings you mid-century jazz, ambient, and world music.  Complex Waveforms is Rebroadcast on Thursday evenings, 11pm - Friday morning, 1am

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmFriday

1:00pmFriday

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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2:00pmFriday

Richard "Big Willy" Willecke, a long time student of Jazz master Peter Prisco, hosts Big Willy's Juke joint. You'll hear from the legends of the past, the best of contemporary artists and the musicians of that hot bed of the Blues, the Gulf Coast. We go to the Archives for Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy and all three Kings: BB, Albert and Freddie. You'll hear from Joe Bonamassa, Selwyn Birchwood, JP Soars, Damon Fowler, Beth Hart, the Cashbox Kings and oh so many others. Tune in on alternate Fridays and get your Blues on!

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Friday Happy Hour

4:00pmFriday

4:00pmFriday

Bartender Tommy D., your music mixologist, kicks off each weekend with a blend of music and more that will get your feet tapping and put a smile on your face 🙂   Plus in-studio interviews, "unplugged" performances and more!

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WSLR News

6:00pmFriday

6:00pmFriday

Grassroots reporting from Southwest Florida, produced by a handful of reporters and volunteers in downtown Sarasota. It airs on 96.5 FM Wednesday & Friday at 6pm with a Week in Review on Saturday at Noon. The Program is hosted by WSLR News Director, Johannes Werner. WSLR News Headlines air every day at 7 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM (3 PM on Sunday)

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6:30pmFriday

The Progressive Page Turner will bring you author interviews with compelling answers to the big questions of our time.

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Ripper’s Rarities

7:00pmFriday

7:00pmFriday

Join us for a Rock and Roll Party every Friday night as we bring great RARE LIVE classic tracks.  Hosted by Russ Yodice (The Ripper).

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Microgroove

9:00pmFriday

9:00pmFriday

Microgroove is a music program dedicated to showcasing music from varying genres, new and old, across generations. Tune in to hear interviews with local music enthusiasts and the sounds of funk, psych, classic rock and more! Fallon is a full-time pre-law student at University of South Florida where she studies international relations. She is also a full-time non-profit professional, serving the LGBTQ+ youth population of Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Fallon's free time is typically spent exploring record stores along the suncoast, taking her black labrador Sammie to weekend markets, and checking out local bands!

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Dave Radio

11:00pmFriday

11:00pmFriday

MUSIC + MESSAGE = MOTION NOVELTY + CONFIRMATION = SATISFACTION     Dave Radio is an eclectic mix of music from across many generations and many styles. Dave Radio wants to move people - physically, emotionally, and mentally - by a sound emersion in a healthy dance space with community interaction. Scheduled On: Fridays 11pm - 1am Host: Dave Wilkens Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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All Mixed Up

12:00amFriday 2

12:00amFriday 2

All Mixed Up is an eclectic mix of arts and information, featuring mood-driven music mixes and interviews with figures from the worlds of literature, film, television, theater, and the visual arts. Hosted by Peter Bochan

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1:00amFriday 2

Music from the WSLR Music Library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

3:00amFriday 2

3:00amFriday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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Background Briefing

6:00amFriday 2

6:00amFriday 2

BACKGROUND BRIEFING: A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

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Latin Explosion

7:00amFriday 2

7:00amFriday 2

Latin Explosion, a musical journey through the vast world of salsa, latin jazz and Cuban music with Juan Montenegro

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Surreal News

9:00amFriday 2

9:00amFriday 2

The Surreal News'  purpose is to present under-reported local and national news on important topics and interviews of local and national figures.

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Democracy Now!

10:00amFriday 2

10:00amFriday 2

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.  Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.

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Complex Waveforms

11:00amFriday 2

11:00amFriday 2

Complex Waveforms has been on the Friday schedule at WSLR since 2007. Each week host Mark Zampella brings you mid-century jazz, ambient, and world music.  Complex Waveforms is Rebroadcast on Thursday evenings, 11pm - Friday morning, 1am

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The Thom Hartmann Show

1:00pmFriday 2

1:00pmFriday 2

Thom Hartmann is a progressive national and internationally syndicated talk show host whose shows bring a progressive and alternative perspective to listeners.

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2:00pmFriday 2

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Hosted by Art Art brings you a little bit of everything. Show Archive

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Friday Happy Hour

4:00pmFriday 2

4:00pmFriday 2

Bartender Tommy D., your music mixologist, kicks off each weekend with a blend of music and more that will get your feet tapping and put a smile on your face 🙂   Plus in-studio interviews, "unplugged" performances and more!

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WSLR News

6:00pmFriday 2

6:00pmFriday 2

Grassroots reporting from Southwest Florida, produced by a handful of reporters and volunteers in downtown Sarasota. It airs on 96.5 FM Wednesday & Friday at 6pm with a Week in Review on Saturday at Noon. The Program is hosted by WSLR News Director, Johannes Werner. WSLR News Headlines air every day at 7 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM (3 PM on Sunday)

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Counterspin

6:30pmFriday 2

6:30pmFriday 2

Counterspin Hosted by Janine Jackson CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. It exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more. Show Archive

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Ripper’s Rarities

7:00pmFriday 2

7:00pmFriday 2

Join us for a Rock and Roll Party every Friday night as we bring great RARE LIVE classic tracks.  Hosted by Russ Yodice (The Ripper).

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Microgroove

9:00pmFriday 2

9:00pmFriday 2

Microgroove is a music program dedicated to showcasing music from varying genres, new and old, across generations. Tune in to hear interviews with local music enthusiasts and the sounds of funk, psych, classic rock and more! Fallon is a full-time pre-law student at University of South Florida where she studies international relations. She is also a full-time non-profit professional, serving the LGBTQ+ youth population of Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Fallon's free time is typically spent exploring record stores along the suncoast, taking her black labrador Sammie to weekend markets, and checking out local bands!

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Dave Radio

11:00pmFriday 2

11:00pmFriday 2

MUSIC + MESSAGE = MOTION NOVELTY + CONFIRMATION = SATISFACTION     Dave Radio is an eclectic mix of music from across many generations and many styles. Dave Radio wants to move people - physically, emotionally, and mentally - by a sound emersion in a healthy dance space with community interaction. Scheduled On: Fridays 11pm - 1am Host: Dave Wilkens Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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Donne del Mondo

6:00amSaturday

6:00amSaturday

Donne del Mondo features DJ Madame B spinning global music by women, celebrating musical women of the world. Available every Saturday, Donne del Mondo is syndicated on the Pacifica Radio Network in North America.

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7:00amSaturday

The Saturday Morning Gospel Beat with Jonah Ray The show's theme is "Encouragement and Connection. God is whatever we need Him to be at every moment of our life and gospel music is amplifying music that uplifts and gives hope. The music shared are songs from and for the heart and soul so be sure to connect, listen, and be encouraged though reverence, worship and praise.

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Manasota Arts Connection

9:00amSaturday

9:00amSaturday

Manasota Arts Connection is a biweekly Saturday morning talk show that highlights all art forms and minority artists in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Hosted and produced by Jonah Ray.

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Radio RESET

9:30amSaturday

9:30amSaturday

Radio RESET, hosted by Sharon Folta, celebrates female voices in music, verse, activism and community from Sarasota and beyond!

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Juke in the Back

11:00amSaturday

11:00amSaturday

Matt "the Cat" presents the soul that came before rock n' roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.

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WSLR News

12:00pmSaturday

12:00pmSaturday

Grassroots reporting from Southwest Florida, produced by a handful of reporters and volunteers in downtown Sarasota. It airs on 96.5 FM Wednesday & Friday at 6pm with a Week in Review on Saturday at Noon. The Program is hosted by WSLR News Director, Johannes Werner. WSLR News Headlines air every day at 7 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM (3 PM on Sunday)

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The Shortwave Report

12:30pmSaturday

12:30pmSaturday

The Shortwave Report , a 30 minute review of news stories recorded from a shortwave radio.

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Attitude of Gratitude

1:00pmSaturday

1:00pmSaturday

Afrosonic Taxi

3:00pmSaturday

3:00pmSaturday

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The Rhythm Revival

4:00pmSaturday

4:00pmSaturday

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A Decontructionist Mind

5:00pmSaturday

A Decontructioist Mind

5:00pmSaturday

'A Deconstructionist Mind' -Nef We often times oversimplify complex concepts; Our unconscious mind, being the “well-oiled machine” that it is, Serves as our   foundational thought process. We are witness in a time of global awakening and imperial dissension. In order to continue to disentangle ourselves from generational oppressive systems, we must first decolonize the frameworks that govern those concepts. In our journey, which I believe is a journey of The Spirit, we will share and bring forthtestimony, draw connections between people, governmental policies, events, and ideologiesthrough methods that are considered unconventional in our mainstream educational spaces. We will engage in genuine philosophical discourse by rooting ourselves in genuine intentions to fight for democracy, sovereignty, self-determination and justice; To push back against censorship, discreditation tactics and authoritarian control of ThePeople’s Narrative. “We can’t stop the wave, but we can learn to surf’” -Nef

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Sonic Underground

7:00pmSaturday

7:00pmSaturday

Sonic Underground is an eclectic blend of indie rock, lofi punk and guitar instrumentals. With melodic singer-songwriter influences and technical instrumentalism, Sonic Underground is a show that implores listeners to think, feel and maybe even headbang a little.

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The Good Part

9:00pmSaturday

9:00pmSaturday

The Good Part" highlights the vast library of old and new Alternative, Indie, Hip-Hop, Ska, Punk, Folk, Reggae, EDM and everything in-between. Every song we connect with always has that one part that gets us hook line and sinker, I like to call that The Good Part. Are you ready for it? Because I am. Hosted by Jay Ackermann

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Milo After Hours

11:00pmSaturday

11:00pmSaturday

Milo After Hours  Milo After Hours is a modern psychedelic journey for late night consumption. Listeners should expect a consciousness-expanding mix of underground hip-hop, mutant techno, tribal drumming, aggressive guitar sounds, ambient music, new age, and arhythmic noise.

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Dave Radio

12:00amSaturday 2

12:00amSaturday 2

MUSIC + MESSAGE = MOTION NOVELTY + CONFIRMATION = SATISFACTION     Dave Radio is an eclectic mix of music from across many generations and many styles. Dave Radio wants to move people - physically, emotionally, and mentally - by a sound emersion in a healthy dance space with community interaction. Scheduled On: Fridays 11pm - 1am Host: Dave Wilkens Click on the READ MORE button to learn about your host and to access the show's archive including playlists and recordings.

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Saturday Morning Gospel Beat

7:00amSaturday 2

7:00amSaturday 2

The Saturday Morning Gospel Beat with Jonah Ray The show's theme is "Encouragement and Connection. God is whatever we need Him to be at every moment of our life and gospel music is amplifying music that uplifts and gives hope. The music shared are songs from and for the heart and soul so be sure to connect, listen, and be encouraged though reverence, worship and praise.

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TownTalk TampaBay

9:00amSaturday 2

9:00amSaturday 2

TownTalk TampaBay is a weekly talk show highlighting the energy, issues, and happenings of communities of color. Hosted by Sharon Preston-Folta and featuring interviews of local TampaBay Residents who are making a difference in their communities.

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Radio RESET

9:15amSaturday 2

9:15amSaturday 2

Radio RESET, hosted by Sharon Folta, celebrates female voices in music, verse, activism and community from Sarasota and beyond!

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Juke in the Back

11:00amSaturday 2

11:00amSaturday 2

Matt "the Cat" presents the soul that came before rock n' roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.

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WSLR News

12:00pmSaturday 2

12:00pmSaturday 2

Grassroots reporting from Southwest Florida, produced by a handful of reporters and volunteers in downtown Sarasota. It airs on 96.5 FM Wednesday & Friday at 6pm with a Week in Review on Saturday at Noon. The Program is hosted by WSLR News Director, Johannes Werner. WSLR News Headlines air every day at 7 AM, 11 AM, and 4 PM (3 PM on Sunday)

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The Shortwave Report

12:30pmSaturday 2

12:30pmSaturday 2

The Shortwave Report , a 30 minute review of news stories recorded from a shortwave radio.

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Attitude of Gratitude

1:00pmSaturday 2

1:00pmSaturday 2

3:00pmSaturday 2

Welcome to Community Conversations with Mel. On this show we talk to the leaders and influencers of Sarasota and Manatee Counties. While playing music that will make you think as well as move your body. Join the conversation every other Saturday from 3 to 4 pm only on WSLR 96.5 fm.

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The Rhythm Revival

4:00pmSaturday 2

4:00pmSaturday 2

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5:00pmSaturday 2

From classic recordings to the latest new releases, from right around the corner to halfway around the world, host Chris Heim presents a wide range of world music, along with jazz, rock, folk and other styles, artists and songs with world and roots influences.

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Positive Friction

7:00pmSaturday 2

7:00pmSaturday 2

Drawing from the eclectic rhythms and esoteric energy of multiple musical influences (mostly folk, rock and jazz), John Haupt shares the heartfelt magic and bountiful messages of peace, love and understanding through music. Show Archive

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The Good Part

9:00pmSaturday 2

9:00pmSaturday 2

The Good Part" highlights the vast library of old and new Alternative, Indie, Hip-Hop, Ska, Punk, Folk, Reggae, EDM and everything in-between. Every song we connect with always has that one part that gets us hook line and sinker, I like to call that The Good Part. Are you ready for it? Because I am. Hosted by Jay Ackermann

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In My Room

11:00pmSaturday 2

11:00pmSaturday 2

I.M.R. is a freeform radio show broadcast on many community radio stations in the lower 48 and Alask

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