Special Programming: Music


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Black American Music

Airs at: Sun, 07/23/2023 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  As with the phrase “Black Lives Matter,” this simple statement of fact interjects clarity and controversy into conversations about improvisational music. For many it’s a righteous claim to the world-class contributions Black Americans have made towards every major musica... Read more

Special Programming: Music on 04/22/23

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The 16th Annual Billie Holiday Tribute Night

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 7:00pm - 9:30pm
  Join us for the Rebroadcast of the 16th Annual Billie Holiday Tribute Night in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Billie Holiday’s birthday month, and her 108th Birthday.   Featured performers are: Marcia Hocker, LaRhonda Steele, Arietta Ward, Danielle Barker, Rita... Read more

Christmas Night Special with Rhythm Shack Host Mike Fisher

Airs at: Sun, 12/25/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Tune in to KBOO from 8pm-10pm Christmas night for a holiday special programmed & hosted by Rhythm Shack roots-rock-show-host, Mike Fisher!  Songs for the holiday from the best artists in rock, rockabilly, swing, Americana, blues & soul music!  You'll hear tracks from Th... Read more

UpFront Soul

Airs at: Thu, 11/24/2022 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  This episode celebrates Native American Heritage Month with music from Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, A Tribe Called Red, Khu.eex, Jim Pepper, Redbone, Geo Neptune, and more! For the second hour, We'll spin a set of Maryland musicians - The Orioles, The Sonnets, and The Plant... Read more

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Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 1:00am - 3:00am
New releases hosted by Rolf Read more

Dead Moon Night - a 4 hour Extravaganza

Airs at: Wed, 10/05/2022 at 8:00pm - Thu, 10/06/2022 at 12:00am
Dead Moon was the best band ever. In 2006, after 19 years, tons of records, tours, and unforgettable nights as performers, or the soundtrack, Dead Moon broke up. We mourned. Fred Cole wrote his autobiography in the songs, then revisited and revised the autobiography. His b... Read more

Los Olvidados

Airs at: Tue, 09/20/2022 at 8:00pm - 9:00pm
  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we bring you a rebroadcast of Los Olvidados. No matter the label, Jazz simply isn't Jazz without the scope of Latin influence that helped shaped it. As the Smithsonian National American Latino Museum takes root, advocates are q... Read more

Extra programming

Airs at: Fri, 07/29/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Eclectic music mix. Read more

15th Annual Billie Holiday Tribute Night

Airs at: Sat, 05/28/2022 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
This event brings together musicians of many genres to pay tribute to one of the greatest jazz singers and songwriters of our time. Billie Holiday, also known as “Lady Day,” was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Holiday was a hugely formative influence on jazz and pop... Read more