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On the Radio

This is the next best thing to a live gig...not really, but is much better than listening to [insert your own least favorite style of music]. 

Listen from your couch or whenever the mood hits you.
NOTE: This is obviously NOT all the stations where you can hear blues....it is just a sampling.
Tell us about your favorite station:
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THURSDAY
90.9fm (Glen Ellyn) & 90.7fm  (West Loop) WDCB

Listener-supported station from the College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn

7 –8pm

American Routes with Nick Spitzer

Covers a wide range of Americana that includes some blues


9-10pm
American Backroads with Greg Easterling
Covers folk, country, blues and roos rock from the 1950s – 1990s


10pm – Midnight
Hambone’s Blues Party with Scott “Hambone” Hammer
Often has a live in-studio performance

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​​SUNDAY
89.3fm WNUR

​From the campus of Northwestern University,  Evanston
2-4pm
Blues with Mike Baum, Liz Mandeville and Lynn Orman

91.5 KJZZ
NPR station in Phoenix​
ONLINE STREAMING  kjzz.org

6pm -Midnight
Those Lowdown Blues with Bob Corritore


93.1fm WXRT 
Commercial station in Chicago
9 – 10pm 
​Blues Breakers with Tom Marker


1490am WPNA 
Time-brokered radio station licensed to Oak Park, IL
Midnight – 2am
​Blue Midnight with John Gorny


MONDAY
4-6pm

Blues & News with Brother Jacob​
bluesandnews.com

NOTE: The best way to hear the show is using the links to past shows on the website listed above


88.5fm WHPK 
Community radio from the University of Chicago
9pm – Midnight
The Evil Show with Dave Waldman

​​SATURDAY
90.9fm (Glen Ellyn) & 90.7fm  (West Loop) WDCB
Listener-supported station from the College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn
7 – 9pm
Blues Time with Tom Marker


9 – 10pm
Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge


10 – 11pm
Blacks & Blues 


11–Midnight
Night Train hosted by Sammie Jay


Midnight – 5am
Blues Before Sunrise with Steve Cushing


88.5fm WHPK 
Community radio from the University of Chicago
ONLINE STREAMING:wkccradio.org
7pm – Midnight
The Blues Excursion with Arkansas Red


1690am WVON
Commercial station licensed to Berwyn, IL
11pm – 2am
Blues with Pervis Spann
hosted by Sir Henry Cheatham


1100AM KFNX-Phoenix
1450AM WCLM-Richmond

ONLINE STREAMING:www.bluesamerica.com

Blues America
9-11pm
Hosted by Drew Verbis

WLTH AM 1370
Gary, IN
ONLINE:
wlth1370.com
8pm – Midnight
The Brothers of the Blues 
www.brothersoftheblues.com
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