Spice up your weekend with some salsa! Vamos a bailar!
Frank James, Miss Emm and David Cleveland
A three hour mix of blues from Chicago to the Delta, even hopping across the pond from time to time.
12:00pm-3:00pm, Classic FM Radio Vinyl Cuts
John Fraccia, Gary Reinbolt and a classic mix of VBR dj's...
Vintage vinyl from the 60's, 70's, 80's and beyond. The Vinyl Departure is an amalgam of all the weekend shows here on WVBR: blues, soul, oldies, classic rock, country, folk, and the music that made FM radio matter! With special guest hosts.
3:00pm-5:00pm, Afternoon Free-Form Radio
Staffed by a rotating pool of WVBR hosts
The "Free-Form" format hearkens back to the pioneering days of early FM Radio, when you never quite knew what you might hear but it was always compelling and intriguing. This two-hour stretch gives hosts of all of our Specialty Shows a chance to step out of their traditional genres. Folk, Psychedlia, punk, Country, Jazz.... Tune in for 2 hours of "a magical mystery mix-tape" of sorts, where anything is possible!
5:00pm-6:00pm, News Talk
Tune in every Saturday from 5-6pm as Juliana and her guest discuss various social, political and cultural issues that affect our community. The show features Ithacans with inspiring ideas they wish to convey to the rest of the community.
John Simon, John Rudan and Kim Vaughan
One of the country's longest-running Oldies shows, offering the best rock, pop and soul of the '50s, '60s, and '70s.
10:00pm-11:00am, Grateful Dead
One more Saturday night, and something's shakin' on Shakedown Street, the heart of town! Catch live recordings from the Grateful Dead spanning their entire career. You'll also find tracks from Grateful Dead side projects as well as recents from Furthur, Phil & Friends, Ratdog, and others.
Seriah Azkath and his Merry Band of Crazy Characters
A cohesive whole combining Metal, Industrial, Gothic, Doom, Progressive, Hardcore, Punk, Death, Grindcore, Noizecore, Heavy, Dark, Strange, Underground...
6:00am-10:00am, Country & Bluegrass
Brad Edmondson, Peter Frassinet, Armin Heurich, Annie Keville
One of WVBR's oldest favorites, with old-time string band music, country, bluegrass, and more!
10:00am-3:00pm, Traditional Roots with New
Nicholas Hill, Bill Chaisson, Jackie Merwin
Nonesuch is old folk, new folk, blues and bluegrass, roots music of all kinds. It's the good old stuff and the best brand new material. Sometimes you'll hear Cajun or klezmer or Celtic....music from all round the globe and the best of Ithaca's own homegrown stuff, too. Not like any other show, that's why we call it NONESUCH!
John Beach and David Cleveland
Tune in as John Beach, WVBR's jazz connoisseur, explores the world of jazz, focusing on classic jazz.
6:00pm-7:00pm, News Talk
First & Third Sundays of Each Month
Finger Lakes Community Newspapers Staff
The show features guests from the small towns around Ithaca talking about their businesses, projects, causes, and fascinations. Join us every other week as we chat about the live and local happenings of our community.
7:00pm-8:00pm, Sports Talk
WVBR Sports Department
Ithaca's most popular sports talk show, with a complete scan of the weekend's sports goings-on, locally and around the world, plus interviews, discussion about sports issues and events.
The longest-running regular live folk concert broadcast anywhere, BFG brings tomorrow's folk celebrities to Ithaca today. BFG is celebrating its 41st year of live concerts!