Border Radio features an eclectic mix of emerging and essential artists in rock, folk, alternative country, blues and world music, plus a focus on independent touring artists coming to the Houston area with a look ahead to the upcoming weekend and beyond. Hosted by Susan.
Sandy brings the best of blues, jam, rock, bluegrass, and more, with the latest releases from artists near and far and in-studio performances from both local and touring musicians. And if that’s not enough, count on some good old Grateful Dead and live in-studio performances.
Tennyson’s Tape Deck
Bringing you Americana, rock, folk and more. Hosted by Lars.
Jane brings you some of the best of Americana.
Two hours of Roots/Americana brought to you by Roger & Rudy.
With no format to speak of, the focus is to allow the listener to participate in a form of “free association.” Tune in anytime during the show and allow your senses to be treated to a variety of sounds and rhythms that make your world a more interesting place to be. Hosted by Larry.
Wide Open Spaces
From Mellow Mondays to classic rock Fridays, showcasing non mainstream Americana roots music; independent songwriters and bands with interviews and in-studio performances.Hosted by Roark.
A traditional representation of bluegrass music as presented in the musician’s point of view. Both new releases and classic Bluegrass music is played each week. Hosted By Joanna & Dalton.
A weekly showcase of the region’s best loved Cajun and zydeco music, featuring requests, dedications and more.
Up close interviews with local artists making new folk music and expanding Houston’s reputation as the new music capitol of Texas.
Zydeco Pas Salé
The best in Zydeco and Cajun music, events and artists.
A blues show representing the only form of music that knows no boundaries be it color, religion, national origin, featuring the music and its origins and diversity.
Blues in Hi-Fi
The best of the blues coming from the era of early to present recordings with an emphasis on what sounded best on your home hi-fi system.
Blues on the Move
Concentrating on soul blues, female based blues and local and Texas based artists, as well as interviews of local and touring acts. The definitive family blues show.
Down Home Blues
Blues with a focus is on seminal blues artists who personify the traditional music as well as artists who are recreating the style in more contemporary renditions.
Howlin’ the Blues
Showcasing the evolution of blues, including the interviews, performances, the music calendar, the latest new releases, with an occasional trip to the blues vault to honor where it all came from.
Music covering specialty genre(s), eras and scenes.
Electroluv [HD2, Sunday, 9 PM]
A show playing electronica and jam, with a mixture of live concert recordings by the best of today’s jam and electronica bands.
Houston Jazz Spotlight
Tierney showcases the many and wonderful talents that are linked to the Jazz community in Houston.
From hard hitting big band to a soft bolero to a fusion of flamenco and jazz, a program dedicated to the exploration of Latin jazz from around the musical world.
Reach Out in the Darkness
Devoted to 60’s retro, the program spins the sounds of that era, played from the original vinyl and served up in that good old free-wheeling underground radio format from which it sprang. Unknowns are presented along with all the favorites. Local and State artists from the time are featured.
Rock/pop based programs that blend other elements.
Hosted by E.Rev, Patties Radio is bringing you music from some of today’s most underrated, unheralded and soon to be… most talked about artists.
Intelligent freeform pop, from the deepest oldies to the choicest indie, featuring your alternative dance favorites from the ’80s and surrounding eras.
Bollywood at its best. Music from the Indo-Asian region. New releases, featured artists and local Indo-Asian culture rolled up into one dynamic radio show.
Celtic music, local Irish/Celtic community events, Irish language lessons and updates on the political situation in northern Ireland are regularly featured.
Spotlighting the best progressive, urban, popular Latino music as well as the greatest tropical sounds and regional folkloric from Mexico, Latin America and all over the world.
Presenting a variety of hip-hop from different regions and countries, the program also features progressive/alternative soul. Also includes new releases, interviews with local and national artists, mixing by guest DJs and a lot more.
Highlighting Houston’s independent rap scene through extensive interviews and music outside the traditional box and off the charts.
Modern noncommercial counterculture music, including punk, goth, industrial and other genres.
Rock and Soul Revue [HD2; Saturday, 8 -11PM]
From soul music 45s to punk, hardcore, rockabilly and more.
A program featuring heavy metal, hard rock and gothic, among other genres.