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RadioJonD 08-23-2007 09:44 AM

2007 Holiday Radio Programming
From American Public Media comes this schedule of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve programming. Keep in mind that the listed times are for "feeds". Air times may vary for your local or internet station. American Public Media is one of three main distributors for public radio programming. This website is for public radio programmers but I stumbled upon it and am glad I did! RJD

From the website:

Program Overview

ContentDepot Reminder: Be sure to contact your Station Relations Representative so they can provide you with access to the programs in the ContentDepot.

Giving Thanks with John Birge
As Thanksgiving brings family together to share common blessings and a bountiful meal, host John Birge brings music and stories together in a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday. This program is available in one- and two-hour versions.
Program Length: 59:00 and 01:59:00
ContentDepot: Nov 6 at 9:00am ET

Anonymous 4 Thanksgiving Special
A Thanksgiving concert of Americana with vocal ensemble Anonymous 4, GRAMMY®-nominated fiddler Darol Anger and guitarist Scott Nygaard.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Nov 8 at 9:00am ET

The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential
It's two hours of Thanksgiving morning triage for cooks across the nation. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of American Public Media's The Splendid Table, will be taking your calls in a live, two-hour broadcast when you need it most, on the biggest cooking day of the year. The lines open for your calls at 11:00 a.m. ET.
Program Length: 01:59:00
ContentDepot: Nov 22 at 11:00am ET

A Choral Christmas Card
Featuring the best choral ensembles from around the country, A Choral Christmas Card highlights America's singing celebration of the holiday.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 5 at 9:00am ET

Echoes of Christmas
Over the years, the Dale Warland Singers have provided magical performances for this season to listeners across the country. Drawing upon the archive of those live performances, Dale Warland and host Brian Newhouse bring old and new treasures to listeners looking for Christmas inspiration.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 5 at 9:00am ET

Welcome Christmas!
Welcome Christmas! is the annual Christmas concert from VocalEssence, recognized internationally as one of America's premier choral groups. John Birge is producer and host of this one-hour special.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 5 at 9:00am ET

Peter Ostroushko's Heartland Holiday
Peter Ostroushko's Heartland Holiday concert celebrates the spirit of the season from a multi-cultural perspective. Ostroushko is a master fiddler, mandolin, and guitar player, and his musical journey features traditional and ancient carols.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 6 at 9:00am ET

The Rose Ensemble: An Early American Christmas
Celebrate the season with this fascinating program of Appalachian folksongs, New England shapenote hymns, Acadian carols and dances, and lively music from the 18th-century Californian Franciscan missions with one of America's premiere early music groups, The Rose Ensemble.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 10 at 9:00am ET

St. Olaf Christmas Festival
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest and most cherished celebrations of the holidays in the United States. Begun in 1912, the Festival is a worship service of hymns, carols, choral works and orchestral selections that celebrate the birth of Christ. Featuring more than 550 student musicians, it takes place on the St. Olaf campus in Northfield, Minnesota.
Program Length: 01:59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 12 at 9:00am ET

Chanticleer Christmas
A Chanticleer Christmas celebrates the mystery and wonder of Christmas with an elegant blend of traditional carols, medieval and Renaissance sacred works, and moving spirituals.
Program Length: 59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 17 at 9:00am ET

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
One live, 90-minute stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England presenting the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service (Biblical readings and music) as performed by the 30-voice King's College Choir.
Program Length: 90 minutes, estimated; this is a live broadcast and may run longer than 90 minutes; no internal breaks
ContentDepot: Dec 24 at 10:00am ET

Garrison Keillor - New Year's Eve Special
Treat your listeners to an evening with Garrison Keillor as he celebrates New Year's Eve from St Paul. Garrison will be joined by the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and other Prairie Home Companion favorites for a terrific evening of music and laughter.
Program Length: 02:59:00
ContentDepot: Dec 31 - Feed A: 22:00 - 1:05 ET / Feed B: 0:00 - 3:05 ET

RadioJonD 09-05-2007 11:30 AM

2007 Christmas Radio Broadcasts/Schedules
St. Olaf College Christmas Festival -

(Also a TV Special!)

From the web site:

Radio Broadcasts
The 2007 St. Olaf Christmas Festival concert will broadcast live on Dec. 2 at 3:30 p.m. on KSJN 99.5 in the Twin Cities, and all of the MPR classical music stations across Minnesota. Check your local listings for times in your area.

PBS is set to air a new one-hour Christmas special, Where Peace and Love and Hope Abide, as part of its holiday programming. Produced by Twin Cities Public Television, this 2007 St. Olaf Christmas Festival program will rerun several times throughout the holiday season. Check your local PBS listings for telecast dates and times in your area.

RadioJonD 10-08-2007 11:23 AM

In Store Christmas Music Stations
Not exactly public radio programmimg, but here's what you could be listening to while Christmas shopping this year.

Jeff Westover 10-08-2007 11:33 AM

That's pretty wild, Jon. Where do you find this stuff?

RadioJonD 10-12-2007 10:57 AM


Originally Posted by Jeff Westover (Post 44388)
Where do you find this stuff?

By surfing, Dude!

RadioJonD 10-18-2007 09:06 AM

NPR's JazzSet® with Dee Dee Bridgewater
NPR's JazzSet® with Dee Dee Bridgewater -

December 13
Freddy Cole @ Prudential Hall, NJPAC, Newark, NJ Roberta Gambarini @ Theater Square Grill
Relax with a Christmas song or two from the husky baritone and great piano of Freddy Cole, after Roberta Gambarini's clear vocal perfection and lovely Italian swing. Both sets from NJPAC.

December 20
Putumayo Holiday Concert @ Howlin Wolf, New Orleans
It's a seasonal assortment from Crescent City toe-tappers Lars Edegran's Santa Claus Revelers, vocalists Topsy Chapman and John Boutté, Don Vappie's Creole Jazz Serenaders, and Ellis Marsalis's trio. Rhonda Hamilton hosts.

RadioJonD 10-26-2007 11:35 PM

Holly: An XM Holiday Channel

Holly: An XM Holiday Channel
Thu, 11/1/07 - Tue, 1/1/08 | XM 103 & XMRO (XM Radio Online) - 103

Holly - XM 103 is quickly becoming a Christmas tradition for the XM Nation. Holly blends contemporary holiday music with just a touch of the classics for the perfect mix of Christmases present and memories from Christmases past.

RadioJonD 10-31-2007 11:17 AM

2007 - XM Radio Christmas Channels

Thu, 11/1/07 - Tue, 1/1/08
XM 103 & XMRO (XM Radio Online) - 103
Holly - XM 103 blends contemporary holiday music with just a touch of the classics for the perfect mix of Christmases present and memories from Christmases past.

Holiday Traditions
Mon, 11/19 - Tue, 12/25 | XM 104
Mon, 11/12 - Tue, 12/25 | XMRO (XM Radio Online) - 104
Holiday Traditions - XM 104 celebrates Christmas the way you remember it with timeless holiday favorites from some of the biggest recording artists from the '40s, '50s, and '60s.

Music City Holiday
Mon, 11/19 - Tue, 12/25 | XM 105
Mon, 11/12 - Tue, 12/25 | XMRO (XM Radio Online) - 105
For a down-home Christmas straight from Nashville, tune in to contemporary and traditional Holiday hits from Country music's biggest superstars.

A Classical Christmas
Mon, 11/19 - Tue, 12/25 | XM 106
Mon, 11/12 - Tue, 12/25 | XMRO (XM Radio Online) - 106
Classical Christmas - XM 106 celebrates the season with the biggest selection of Holiday pops and symphonies performed by the greatest classical musicians and choirs of all-time.

Special Xmas
Mon, 11/19 - Tue, 12/25 | XM 107
Mon, 11/12 - Tue, 12/25 | XMRO (XM Radio Online) - 107
Special Xmas - XM 107 is the soundtrack to your dysfunctional family holiday. It's a special, different musical view of Christmas with parodies, novelty songs, hip numbers, retro oddities, and weird tunes

RadioJonD 11-01-2007 12:27 PM

U.S. Armed Forces & Canadian Forces Radio Networks
Perhaps a radio station near you will also air this twelve hour show! Click in the lower right to sample an hour for free! The 2006 playlist is also linked. RJD

Christmas Across The Lands is a 12 hour radio show. Each hour this year contains 10 minutes of time for your local spot content. Each hour of the show is broken into 3 segments, allowing for 3 spot breaks an hour.

Christmas Across The Lands 2007 is once again airing globally on The U.S. Armed Forces Radio Network in 2007, as well as a part of the Canadian Forces Network in Europe for 2007. We are truly honored to donate our services to bring a bit of the Holidays to those men and women serving across the world.

RadioJonD 11-01-2007 01:10 PM

Christmas On The Radio 2007 - a look back at 1947
Here is another syndicated packaged Christmas radio show. This one features Old Time Radio Shows and runs for twenty-four hours with no show repeats! Look for a station near you on the web site. Also a couple of audio samples are included! RJD

Christmas On The Radio 2007 - a look back at 1947
This years program will focus on the Christmas of 1947, with some of that years out standing Christmas shows form the best known names in Radio. The program will also include selected shows from 1937 and 1957, taking listeners back to Christmases 50, 60, and 70 years ago.

In addition to the big stars such as Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, George Burns and Gracie Allen and Milton Berle, you'll hear radio's greats such as Amos and Andy, Lum and Abner, Jack Hailey and Harold Perry as the Great Gildersleeve. You'll also hear dramatizations of Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol, and that early 1947 movie that didn't become a Christmas tradition until the late 80's, It's a Wonderful Life. Comedy, Variety, Drama, and even Thrillers. They're all a part of Christmas on the Radio with Wyatt Cox.

2007 Show Listings by hour! -

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