WSLR Show Schedule

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1:00amSunday

Randomized playlist of music in the WSLR library

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Alternative Radio

7:00amSunday

7:00amSunday

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.

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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.  Hosts Salima and Carol alternate Sunday mornings from 8 to 9.

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9:00amSunday

The Detail is hosted by Cathy Antunes with guest posts from other community contributors.

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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

DJ: Dadee-O 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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The Blues Highway

3:00pmSunday

3:00pmSunday

Join Pat Graham as he shares Blues masters from the past and today's living legends.

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The Children’s Hour

4:00pmSunday

4:00pmSunday

The Children’s Hour is educational, entertaining and engaging, and also includes kids who participate in its creation.

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Paradigms

5:00pmSunday

5:00pmSunday

Paradigms exists solely for the purpose of offering mental, emotional, spiritual nourishment. We’ve succeeded if you come away from listening, feeling inspired.

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Donne del Mondo

6:00pmSunday

6:00pmSunday

Global music by women, celebrating musical women of the world with DJ Madame B

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Blue Groove

7:00pmSunday

7:00pmSunday

The Blue Groove is a mix of jazz from the late fifties through the classic Blue Note years, as well as blues, Rhythm & Blues and Soul-music that reflects the spirit of the artists who shaped American culture.

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Cafe Chill

9:00pmSunday

9:00pmSunday

Café Chill is Public Radio’s weekly curated chill mix, produced by KNHC Productions in Seattle, WA.

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Deep Threes

11:00pmSunday

11:00pmSunday

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Good Life

12:00amMonday

12:00amMonday

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2:00amMonday

Randomized playlist of music in the WSLR library

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The Thom Hartmann Show

4:00amMonday

4:00amMonday

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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Blues to Bluegrass

7:00amMonday

7:00amMonday

Blues to Bluegrass - 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.

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The Shortwave Report

9:00amMonday

9:00amMonday

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

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9:30amMonday

Hosted by John James Witte, the Critical Times Week in Review, highlights local news.

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Music of the World

10:00amMonday

10:00amMonday

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, to bring peace.

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Democracy Now!

12:00pmMonday

12:00pmMonday

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 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.   The program provides viewers across the state with a clear, concise and balanced view of state government in action.

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7:00pmMonday

Mark Binder¬†broadcasts a¬†Grateful Dead concert¬†from¬†‚Äútoday in history‚ÄĚ.

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Indigenous Sounds

9:00pmMonday

9:00pmMonday

Hosted by White Horse, an Assiniboine/Sioux from the Fort Peck Reservation, Indigenous Sounds features Native American music and interviews with Native news makers. Every Monday night from 9pm to 11pm.  

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Down the Road

11:00pmMonday

11:00pmMonday

Down the Road highlights bluegrass and old-time music stories, performers, and traditions across the mountain and foothills counties of Western North Carolina

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Down the Road

12:00amTuesday

12:00amTuesday

Down the Road highlights bluegrass and old-time music stories, performers, and traditions across the mountain and foothills counties of Western North Carolina

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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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Letters To Washington

3:00amTuesday

3:00amTuesday

Mitch hosts ‚ÄúLetters & Politics,‚ÄĚ a look at burning political issues and debates, and their historical context, within the US and worldwide. He seeks to explore the history behind today‚Äôs major global and national news stories.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

4:00amTuesday

4:00amTuesday

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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Strange Currency

7:00amTuesday

7:00amTuesday

Strange Currency airs  on KMUW, bringing you new releases, old favorites and forgotten classics. We spotlight local and regional acts, including guests on Currency Exchange, our live in-the-studio program recorded at the KMUW studios.

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The Beat Goes On

9:00amTuesday

9:00amTuesday

The Beat Goes On offers updates on business openings, testing sites, and new developments in Manatee and Sarasota County related to Covid-19.

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10:00amTuesday

The¬†Afro-Cuban Jazz Edition¬†is a radio program in English that features the very best Latin Jazz hosted by Frankie¬†Pineiro ‚ÄúNuestra M√ļsica‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúOur Music‚ÄĚ, presents the rhythms and folklore of Latin America, Spain and Portugal hosted by Mariano Vera.

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Democracy Now!

12:00pmTuesday

12:00pmTuesday

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 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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Tuesday Drive Home

4:00pmTuesday

4:00pmTuesday

Tuesday Drive Home Two hours of Americana - some new, some old - some from Texas, some from Tennessee - but most from somewhere in-between with David Young. Show Archive

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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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Lost in the Root Cellar

7:00pmTuesday

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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In Transition

9:00pmTuesday

9:00pmTuesday

In Transition unites you with sound sensations from across the Space-Time Continuum.

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11:00pmTuesday

Lumpytunes! Definitely Difficult listening - Experimental, weirdo,  art rock, lo-fi, blues 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,  art rock, lo-fi, blues 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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Strange Currency

1:00amWednesday

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1:00amWednesday

Strange Currency airs  on KMUW, bringing you new releases, old favorites and forgotten classics. We spotlight local and regional acts, including guests on Currency Exchange, our live in-the-studio program recorded at the KMUW studios.

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Background Briefing

3:00amWednesday

3:00amWednesday

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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The Thom Hartmann Show

4:00amWednesday

4:00amWednesday

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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7:00amWednesday

Generation X - Hosted by Alecia Harper is an Eclectic Freeform program showcasing music styles that emerged in the 80s and influenced the development of musical movements. Music With A Purpose, Hosted by Pat Monahan, plays the local favorites as well as introducing music and musicians that are new to the scene.

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Peace & Justice Report

9:00amWednesday

9:00amWednesday

The Peace & Justice Report covers local, state, national and international social justice issues - Hosted by Bob Connors and Tom Walker

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10:00amWednesday

A multi-genre musical journey that circumnavigates the globe. The show is filled with lush rhythms and cool grooves vibrating to the frequency of love. Hosted by Perette Cannady Bop & Beyond is about America’s original art form, jazz music, concentrating on newer, independently produced recordings by established and emerging performers.  While original works of masters such as Charlie Parker,  Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk are included, the focus is on current material.  Each program features creative artists such as David Murray, Carla Bley, Karrin Allyson and Sonny Rollins.  Hosted by Bill Ewell

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Democracy Now!

12:00pmWednesday

12:00pmWednesday

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 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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Rhythm Revival

2:00pmWednesday

2:00pmWednesday

Reverend Billy C. Wirtz hosts the Rhythm Revival, a one-of-a-kind radio show where you will hear the best of roots music. Sit back and enjoy the ride as [...]

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4:00pmWednesday

Hawaii Bob & Company Theme Show with a little bit of story and a lot of theme music.  Music is eclectic  with all sorts of sounds covering many and sometimes unknown genres. HotRodRock hosted by Sven, playing Deep Blues, Mountain, Punk Rock, and more.

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Engage: On Air

6:00pmWednesday

6:00pmWednesday

Engage: On Air is 30 minutes of Asolo Rep like you've never heard it before. Listen to the artists responsible for making the theatre you love as they discuss their creation process. Hear brand new content created for a radio audience and stay up to date on all the fantastic work going on throughout the year.

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6:30pmWednesday

Executive Director Richard Russell and Artistic Director Victor DeRenzi will share some insights and updates about Sarasota Opera. Alternating with Capitol Update, news from the Florida Legislature.

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7:00pmWednesday

Acoustic Waves hosted by James Hawkins. Alternating weeks, International Americana and Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour airs.

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Jazz & More

9:00pmWednesday

9:00pmWednesday

Jazz & More features an eclectic mix of classic bebop, traditional and smooth jazz with R&B, rock and blues features hosted by Brian Jones.

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New Radio

11:00pmWednesday

11:00pmWednesday

New Radio is a student run radio show from the groovy folks over at New College of Florida.

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New Radio

12:00amThursday

12:00amThursday

New Radio is a student run radio show from the groovy folks over at New College of Florida.

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UpFront Soul

1:00amThursday

1:00amThursday

UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

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A Way with Words

3:00amThursday

3:00amThursday

A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Co-hosts are  Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett

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The Thom Hartmann Show

4:00amThursday

4:00amThursday

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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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.  Hosted by Dave Pedersen.

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9:00amThursday

The Detail is hosted by Cathy Antunes with guest posts from other community contributors.

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Metropics

10:00amThursday

10:00amThursday

“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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Democracy Now!

12:00pmThursday

12:00pmThursday

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 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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2:00pmThursday

Eclectricity is hosted by Susan Runyan - her musical tastes are Eclectic! Basement Boxes with Purple Mike airs on Alternating Weeks.  His musical tastes are eclectic too!

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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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Background Briefing

6:00pmThursday

6:00pmThursday

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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7:00pmThursday

Retro Cocktail Hour: Swinging bachelor pad music, exotica, bossa nova and groovy movie soundtracks. Elissa hosts Velvet Radio.

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9:00pmThursday

Alternating Weeks, we bring you the very best in progressive rock music on Progressive Palace with Phil G.

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New Radio

11:00pmThursday

11:00pmThursday

New Radio is a student run radio show from the groovy folks over at New College of Florida.

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New Radio

12:00amFriday

12:00amFriday

New Radio is a student run radio show from the groovy folks over at New College of Florida.

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1:00amFriday

Randomized playlist of music in the WSLR library

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Economic Update

3:00amFriday

3:00amFriday

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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Latin Waves

3:30amFriday

3:30amFriday

Latin Waves, hosted by Sylvia Richardson, brings in-depth coverage of issues with a focus on the history of an issue and what that history means for us today, and most importantly, what we can do to move society forward in a healthy way.

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The Thom Hartmann Show

4:00amFriday

4:00amFriday

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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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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Complex Waveforms

10:00amFriday

10:00amFriday

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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Democracy Now!

12:00pmFriday

12:00pmFriday

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 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

A little bit of this and  little bit of that with Art  alternating with an afternoon jazz break with Donna B!

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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 ūüôā¬†¬† Plus in-studio interviews, "unplugged" performances and more!

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6:00pmFriday

Hosted by John James Witte, the Critical Times Week in Review, highlights local news.

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6:30pmFriday

CounterSpin is FAIR’s weekly radio show, 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. Alternating weeks we have a locally produced show hosted by Brad Weinstock and Kristina Gould called Cannabis Connection.

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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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9:00pmFriday

Dirty Ice Cream Truck, an eclectic mix of musical flavors, served extra smooth.¬†¬† Hosted by Luke Rosebaro Ryan & Dana will host Mind.Your.Business a 2-hour, music-focused talk-show on Alternating Weeks.  

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And You Don’t Stop

11:00pmFriday

11:00pmFriday

The 120 Minute Epicenter of Hip Hop and Rap. Moderated, Narrated, and Navigated by Chuck D and Wildman Steve. Produced, Sequenced, Engineered, and [...]

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And You Don’t Stop

12:00amSaturday

12:00amSaturday

The 120 Minute Epicenter of Hip Hop and Rap. Moderated, Narrated, and Navigated by Chuck D and Wildman Steve. Produced, Sequenced, Engineered, and [...]

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Syntheclectico

1:00amSaturday

1:00amSaturday

Syntheclectico is an eclectic synthesis of electronic and experimental music.[...]

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11:00pmSaturday

Randomized playlist of music in the WSLR library

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7:00amSaturday

The Saturday Morning Gospel Beat with Jonah Ray shares music and 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

9:00amSaturday

TownTalk Tampa Bay

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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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UpFront Soul

11:00amSaturday

11:00amSaturday

UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

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Hard Knock Radio

1:00pmSaturday

1:00pmSaturday

Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show.

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Afrosonic Taxi

2:00pmSaturday

2:00pmSaturday

Host DJK drives listeners through the world of African-influenced music.

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3:00pmSaturday

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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Juke in the Back

4:00pmSaturday

4:00pmSaturday

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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We Got The Funk

5:00pmSaturday

5:00pmSaturday

Ever wonder how your favorite song came about? How about some of your favorite groups forming or their most scandalous stories? We Got The Funk brings all of the greatest stories along with the classic dance shows!

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7:00pmSaturday

Experience the vast music library of DJs Sheila and Vin whose love of all indie genres extends as far back as the late 70s and continues to the most current releases.

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The Sonic Cafe

9:00pmSaturday

9:00pmSaturday

The Sonic Caf√© ‚Äď an intelligent, eclectic mix of music, sounds and comedy covering over eight decades of recorded music, chosen from one hundred plus different genres

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The Mix Sessions

10:00pmSaturday

10:00pmSaturday

Produced at CJRU 1680 AM at Ryerson University. Mixed and curated by Sean Savage, The Mix Sessions is a global gathering of music fans every week bringing [...]

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In My Room

11:00pmSaturday

11:00pmSaturday

I.M.R. is a hodgepodge of indie rock, punk, new wave, dub, noise, post-punk, krautrock…you get the idea. It’s a rock and roll show in the grand tradition [...]

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