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Programs A-Z

  • Music from Celtic & American traditions, plus talks with singers & songwriters.

    Hear the latest episode on KALW's Local...

  • Musical gems from Africa and the African diaspora that will revive your weary soul. Vintage and contemporary sounds from Abidjan to Zimbabwe, the Caribbean, Latin America, and beyond.

  • Afropop Worldwide is a weekly radio series that has introduced listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. It's hosted by Georges Collinet and distributed by PRI.

  • From Latin rock to psychedelic cumbia and everything in between, Alt.Latino Radio spins a genre-bending mix where tradition meets innovation.

  • Hosted by David Latulippe, hear the full 2017-18 Berkeley Symphony season on four consecutive Mondays in May, exclusively on KALW.

  • Traditional and contemporary bluegrass, usually thematically-based and often featuring Bay Area musicians, in an eclectic mix. Includes a weekly calendar of regional bluegrass concerts and events, often with musical previews. You can find out...

  • Produced and hosted by blues musician Mark Naftalin. Learn more about Mark on the "Blues Power Hour" Producer Page and keep up with his activities on

  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s radio series features one hour programs drawn from live performances. The programs are hosted by Elliott Forrest, and include commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and the...

  • Musicologist Robert Greenberg and the Alexander String Quartet with a concert/lecture series that enlightens and entertains.  David Latulippe is host.

  • The weekly digest of Blues in the Bay Area blues and beyond with your host, Devon Strolovitch.

    Visit the Fog City Blues website here

  • The best in contemporary folk, traditional, and original music from America, England, Ireland, Scotland, and other parts of the world.

    More information about the show and playlists at their website.


  • Since January 2005, Music From Other Minds has presented new and unusual music by innovative composers and performers from around the world. Produced weekly for 

  • The timeless world of contemplative and ambient music from around the world.

  • Hosted by Brad Cresswell, New Music from Bowling Green features live concert recordings from the New Music Festival at

  • Classical & contemporary music with in-studio guests, commentary, live performances, and occasional sharing of classical vinyl.

  • Smart and spirited discussions about a wide range of popular music, from cutting-edge underground rock and hip-hop, to classic rock, R&B, electronica, and worldbeat. From WBEZ in Chicago.

  • An unusually diverse, genre-bending program that explores the bridges connecting various styles of music.  Tangents emphasizes world and roots music, and creative jazz hybrids, from Ry Cooder, Lhasa, Zakir Hussain, to The Blind Boys of Alabama....

  • Host Jim Svejda reviews a wide variety of classical recordings and highlights renowned classical artists.  He provides listeners with guides to the best readily available recordings and creates sketches of the lives of some of the most famous...

  • The most listened-to Celtic music program in the world, hosted by Fiona Ritchie.