Programs A-Z

  • IT STARTS ON 12th STREET IN KANSAS CITY… That’s where Count Basie tickled the ivories at the Reno Club and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Where cats like Lester Young, Mary Lou Williams, Buster Smith and the Bird lit up a strip of clubs,...

  • Amarillo Symphony Presents is a cooperative effort between High Plains Public Radio and the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra, bringing listeners highlights from some of the finest performances in our region.

    The 2018...

  • Art of the Song is a one-hour syndicated radio show with music and interviews exploring inspiration and creativity through songwriting and other art forms. Learn why songwriters and artists create, how they become inspired, and...

  • Produced in Memphis, Tennessee, this engaging program covers the world with the heartfelt sounds and colorful stories of the Blues and its music makers. Each week, Beale Street Caravan takes listeners to the greatest Blues venues...

  • Explore a glimpse of this vast (420 compositions) repertoire of poetry, songs, stories, and recitations about the “Blessed Virgin Mary” in this holiday special. The immense collection of Mariology came from the Court of King Alfonso X (1252...

  • Artistic director Matthew Culloton of The Singers and host Scott Blankenship present an hour of holiday music for everybody. The program includes holiday favorites from The Singers' repertoire mixed together with music from the Great American...

  • Classical Guitar Alive!  will be back on the air November 3rd.

    Tony Morris is heard each week by radio listeners of over 200 stations across the United States, and world-wide via internet broadcasts as the host of the

  • Host Bob Christiansen guides listeners through evenings of classical music on Mondays and Tuesdays as the week begins. Host Alison Young is on Wednesdays to continue exploring selections of classical music from throughout the ages.

  • Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to...

  • The Folk Sampler is a syndicated radio program of folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you from the foothills of the Ozarks since 1978. Hosted by Mike Flynn, The Folk Sampler is about gardens and home...

  • Friday Night Blues began as a two-hour program called Blues After Hours. It soon evolved into the four-hour program it currently is. It showcases the talents of...

  • Join us for a musical adventure with Global Village. 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...

  • High Plains Morning is a long-standing tradition at HPPR. A daily mix of singer-songwriters, folk, jazz, Americana, world, reggae, bluegrass, rock and just about anything else that you can think of. Add a few live in-studio performances,...

  • Jazz Time on HPPR welcomes two new hosts from the WFMT Radio Network. John Hillwill join us week nights starting at 9pm central time. Sunday nights...

  • HPPR's Living Room Concert series provides an intimate, live-music experience for both our listeners and our featured performers. Hosted by the station as a community service, admission is a $15 suggested donation, which goes directly to...

  • Hosted by Alec Baldwin, this show is one of WFMT Radio Network's best. All 52 weekly two-hour broadcasts will be taken from the Orchestra's entire subscription season, and will be interspersed with programs...

  • Open Range could bring to mind images of campfires, cowboys, wide open spaces, and endless skies… but here on HPPR, it means the freedom to roam musical airwaves without boundaries or fences. Wherever you find yourself, it's the perfect...

  • Ozark Highlands Radio is a weekly radio program that features live music, jam sessions and interviews recorded at Ozark Folk Center State Park<...

  • Punk & Disorderly on High Plains Public Radio is a 1 hour show on Saturday night/Sunday morning that is dedicated to punk rock.

  • Enjoy the end of your weekend with Radio Deluxe and its relaxed and smart presentation of the Great American Songbook and popular jazz.  It’s a two-hour music and conversation program hosted by jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli <...

  • An HPPR holiday tradition continues Thanksgiving Eve! Mark Haslett produces and hosts "Reflections,"a special program featuring classic jazz and pop standards from the 1930s-1960s. Since 2009 we've offered this show on the night before...

  • All aboard the Saturday afternoon train called, Silver Rails: music of the world in the folk tradition.  Live from HPPR’s studios, Debra Bolton and Lynn Boitano bring you Americana, world, bluegrass, acoustic blues, traditional and contemporary...

  • As part of our dedication to timeless music, High Plains Public Radio continues to bring you classical music every weekday afternoon. National hosts Valerie Kahler and Julie Amacher bring decades of classical music background to the show, plus...

  • Songbirds will feature music that is heavily steeped in acoustic rhythm and sound.   The parameters will include singer/songwriters, bluegrass, traditional tunes and modern folk.  All songs will be acoustic in nature, featuring instruments such...

  • Sunday Baroque features Baroque and early music written before 1750. Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era, with favorites including The Water Music, Royal Fireworks Music, and the...

  • This three hour spontaneous entertainment program prides itself on being "an abberation of folk music and farce, showtunes and satire, odds and ends, madness and escape". Hosted by Rich Warren, each episode features performances from...

  • A two hour show, theme based, drawing from a variety of Singer-songwriters, folk, pop, rock, world, jazz, etc.  There is a little bit of folk music in just about everything and you can connect the dots from Appalachian music to the Ramones: ...

  • A celebration of grassroots Americana music. Hear folk, bluegrass and acoustic singer-songwriter music.