Programs A-Z

  • The only live music and variety radio show around, A Prairie Home Companion airs every Saturday night from 5 until 7 pm. The program is repeated on Sundays at 5:00 pm. A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison...

  • Since 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by over 13 million people on nearly 700 radio stations each week, All Things...

  • Art Talks producer Dave Garner assembled a special program for broadcast on January 15th in remembrance of our friend Bruce Carter, who hosted Art Talks on this station for more than 21 years. To listen to the broadcast and web extra

  • For more than two decades, Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers) have been America's funniest auto mechanics. By making millions of listeners laugh, they have become the defining voices of public radio weekends. Their...

  • Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

  • Chicago concert-goers know the thunderclap precision and exquisite artistry of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. With this radio series – and a record number of Grammy Award-winning recordings – the CSO sets the standard for musicians. The...

  • Since 1965, WCLV has broadcast The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio, a full-length concert featuring what the New York Times has referred to as "The Best Band in the Land!" In 2005, the station added Saturdays from Severance to the line-up....

  • When young adults set out to pick a college back in 2010 and 2011, they were making a decision of a lifetime amid big financial obstacles: soaring tuition and the great recession. And as they progressed through their college careers, a debate...

  • If you can't fly to Germany for the music festival season, we'll bring it to you!Neck of an old violinConcert Hour features live recordings of the world's music stars performing in Germany's palaces, churches and concert halls, conveying the...

  • Harmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program, podcast and blog that takes listeners back in history to the cathedrals, fairs, and stages of the past, teaching listeners about history as documented by musicians of the periods. Through brilliant...

  • State Week has been produced by WUIS since January 1975, created by original WUIS News Director Rich Bradley when the station went on the air. It is the longest running public affairs program on WUIS and was patterned after the popular...

  • Inside Europe - the inside take on European affairs. This award-winning one-hour weekly news magazine explores the topical issues that shape the European continent, including interviews, background features and cultural reports from...

  • Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-centered program on radio. As the only program on NPR with a dedicated focus on America's Latino community, Latino USA gives voice to the...

  • Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program—with an irreverent reporting style all its own—airs...

  • A Friday feature at 6:20 PM, during All Things Considered,  that reviews the major stories with the reporters who covered them.

  • Millennium of Music was born in 1975 at public radio station WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida, as a Sunday morning program called Musica Antiqua. There had been an attempt or two to create pre-Baroque programming from what was available (which was...

  • Classical music from the WVIK library, hosted by Dave Garner

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne, Steve Inskeep and David Greene bring the day's stories and news to...

  • An avid music-lover, Alec Baldwin lends his Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning style to one of music's great institutions. Since its founding in 1842, the New York Philharmonic has been the apex for composers, soloists and conductors...

  • Peter Van de Graaff of the Beethoven Network brings you classical music, culled from WFMT's extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings. 

  • On Being is a social enterprise with a radio show at its heart. On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a...

  • Performance Today is a two hour weekday program hosted by Fred Child which features classical music in concert from sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews, and features. 

  • On weekday and Sunday afternoons Mindy Heusel offers her highly enjoyable musical Perspective. Mindy likes to broaden her repertoire selections to include music by late 20th-century and 21st-century composers, music from movie soundtracks, and...

  • Essays covering a broad range of river-related topics, including environmental concerns, conservation efforts, history and recreation. RiverWayStories is a collaboration between River Action and WVIK.

    Sponsored by The Singh...

  • For the past three years, WVIK and River Action have produced weekly “RiverWayStories,” short radio essays on a broad range of river-related topics.  This year, we are building on this...

  • A collaboration between River Action and the QC Theatre Workshop, the RiverStages Reading Series featured readings of six plays exploring environmental themes. Each was performed at a different local arts venue and was followed by a discussion...

  • Local musician Ellis Kell joins us each Saturday at 8 PM for an hour of the finest blues and roots music selections from the RME library.

    Sponsored by
    Retirement...

  • A series of award-winning stories about our region's traditions, institutions, and people, past and present. Rock Island Lines is written and read by Roald Tweet, Professor Emeritus of English at Augustana College. The stories in these three...

  • Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra's artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia...

  • Don Wooten and a cavalcade of guests kill an hours in a very unceremonious way. 

  • Michael Wahlmann presents classical music on Sunday evening from 7:00 pm to Midnight, including local concerts from the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, the Muscatine Symphony Orchestra, and Nova Singers. Follow...

  • Interviews with local military veterans and their families. This project is a part of WQPT's Embracing the Military intitiative. These interviews on WVIK are sponsored by

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio...

  • All concerts are scheduled to air Sundays at 7pm unless otherwise noted.

    You can view a printable schedule here.

  • SymphonyCast, with host Alison Young, is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a major symphony. Material is drawn from Europe’s premier symphony orchestras, along with U.S. orchestras such as the Los Angeles...

  • local features program hosted by Jim Mertens, broadcast on WQPT.

  • A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond....

  • Subscribe to to hear W. Kent Barnds' insightful admissions about the state of College Admissions today.

    W. Kent Barnds is Executive Vice President of Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, and Vice...

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. Now in its 16th year, the Peabody Award-winning show has an audience of more...

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