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Holiday Specials 2013


Wednesday, November 27

7:00 PM Hanukkah Lights 2013

A perennial holiday favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors, expressly for the show, as read by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Thursday, November 28

9:00 AM Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, and Gratitude

Stories and music for Thanksgiving, with special guests actor Julia Sweeney and best-selling author Anne Lamott.

2:00-4:00 PM Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast

8:00-10:00 PM Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast (rebroadcast)

Wednesday, December 4

7:00 PM Candles Burning Brightly

A one-hour celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with an exploration of Hanukkah foods and traditional activities … and plenty of music.

Saturday, December 21

8:00 PM Winter Solstice Celebration

The Winter Solstice Celebration is a contemporary take on ancient solstice rituals, when people came together during the longest night of the year to celebrate the return of the sun, as the Earth begins its rotational cycle back towards summer. Now in its 33rd year, the performance at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the world’s largest cathedral, is New York’s favorite holiday alternative to The Nutcracker and Radio City Christmas.

Tuesday, December 24

10:00 AM A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

A live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.

Wednesday, December 25

9:00 AM Welcome Christmas!

An hour of joyful holiday music featuring the Minneapolis-based chorus, VocalEssence.

10:00 AM A Chanticleer Christmas

A celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men’s choir. The program spans the globe and the centuries – from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols.

11:00 AM A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico

Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London, pays a visit to St. Paul’s Church on Harvard Square for a concert of radiant sacred music for the Christmas season by the most acclaimed composers of the renaissance.

12:00 PM Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites

Stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas, featuring David Sedaris, Bailey White, and John Henry Faulk.

1:00 PM Tinsel Tales 2

Another Tinsel Tales collection of the best and most requested holiday stories.

2:00 PM Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs

One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges get together to present a spine-tingling concert program.

3:00 PM Jazz Piano Christmas XXIX

NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Andy Bey, Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner, and Michele Rosewoman perform their favorite holiday songs.

7:00PM All Songs Considered for the Holidays

Host Bob Boilen and friends trade holiday cheer and snarky barbs while bringing you the best holiday songs from new and emerging breakout bands. Hear renditions of great holiday music you’ll never hear at the mall.

8:00 PM A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (re-broadcast)

Tuesday, December 31

8:00 PM Capitol Steps Politics Takes a Holiday

Help roast 2013 to a crisp with the Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony.

9:00 PM-2:00 AM Toast of the Nation

Jazz you can party to, all night from coast to coast, with countdowns to midnight in all four continental time zones.

Wednesday, January 1

11:00 AM New Year’s Day from Vienna

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year’s Day 2014!
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HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING 2013

****All programs are on our NPR & Classical Music Service Stations unless otherwise noted

NOVEMBER

Channukah Music

Wednesday – 11/27 through Thursday – 12/5

Join Northwest Public Radio hosts Robin Rilette, Steve Reeder, Gigi Yellen and Jessie Jacobs as they bring you a variety of music celebrating the festival of lights. You’ll hear everything from a Yemenite folksong to a Klezmer style dreydel song.

Wednesday – 11/27

Chanukah in Story and Song

8:00 – 9:00 pm

Leonard Nimoy hosts a celebration of Chanukah by The Western Wind performing Ladino songs of Spanish Jews, Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe and modern Israeli tunes.

Thursday - 11/28

Turkey Confidential ****NEWS SERVICE ONLY

8:00 – 10:00 am

Tune in for advice on everything from preparing and cooking turkey and stuffing to other delectable side dishes. Notepads ready? This live call-in program features Lynne Rossetto Kasper taking calls from frantic cooks as they prepare their Thanksgiving feasts.

Thanksgiving with Cantus

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Join Cantus, one of America's premiere men’s vocal ensembles for singing and conversation about the holiday, music and food.

Giving Thanks

8:00 - 10:00pm

This contemporary celebration of gratitude features music and stories to accompany your Thanksgiving celebration, with the wise and witty Julia Sweeney, pianist Simone Dinnerstein in a tribute to Bach, a setting of e.e. cumming’s I thank You God for most this amazing day, and Dawn Upshaw singing Winter Morning Walks by Poet Laureate Ted Kooser.

Saturday – 11/30

The Thistle and Shamrock

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Whether you’re traveling near or far for your Thanksgiving celebrations, you’ll enjoy Wayfaring Strangers following the great musical migration from Scotland, through Ulster to Appalachia.

DECEMBER

Sunday – 12/1

Classical Guitar Alive!

9:00 – 10:00 am

Tony Morris features a variety of music for Thanksgiving beginning with "recycled" music of Johann Sebastian Bach, We Thank Thee, Lord, We Thank Thee with Christopher Parkening. You’ll also hear from a New York classical/jazz guitarist/lutenist in a setting of Psalm 100, the Psalm of Thanksgiving, plus a 2007 interview with David Russell, who talks about his charitable organization which finances wells for drinking water in Africa

Sunday Baroque

10:00 – Noon

This year Channukah, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated from sundown November 27th to sundown of December 5th . This week Suzanne Bona features a variety of seasonal selections. She’ll include highlights from George Frederic Handel’s stirring oratorio Judas Maccabaeus, about the leader considered to be one of the greatest warriors in Jewish history along with Joshua, Gideon and David.

Monday – 12/2

Eternal Echoes for Hannukah

8:00 – 9:00 pm

Violinist Itzhak Perlman joins the New England Conservatory’s Hankus Netsky, a pioneer in klezmer music, to explore the musical common ground of Jewish sacred music from diverse cultures.

Tuesday – 12/3

Hanukkah Lights

8:00 – 9:00 pm

A perennial NPR favorite, featuring Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, and read by NPR’s Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Advent Voices

9:00 – 10:00 pm

Advent is a time of quiet contemplation and waiting. It's waiting for darkness to become light and for hopes to be realized. Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent.

Wednesday – 12/4

Candles Burning Brightly

8:00 – 9:00 pm

More than two thousand years ago, in the days of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, the religious life of the Jews was brought almost to a halt by the ancient Greeks. But rather than give in to the pressure to assimilate, a band of Jews who practiced their faith in secret returned to their holy city and rededicated the Temple. Their courageous act and its aftermath form the focus of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock offer a program which explores the customs and music of the holiday.

Saturday – 12/14

An Inland Folk Christmas

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Dan as he dips his toe into the holiday waters with a sprinkling of festive folk favorites.

Sunday – 12/15

Sunday Baroque

10:00 am – Noon

The holiday season doesn't have to be stressful! Sunday Baroque will offer a variety of cheery seasonal music to create a festive spirit, whether you're relaxing, baking, preparing for guests, or heading out to shop for holiday gifts

Monday – 12/16

Our Lord’s Nativity

10:00 am hour

This very special holiday offering from Latvian composer Rihards Dubra uses excerpts found in the Old Testament and the Gospels for a cantata that combines Gregorian elements with modern sensibilities.

When Icicles Hang

2:00 pm

John Rutter combines texts from the 14th and 15th century, including that of William Shakespeare, with his delightful and infinitely approachable music for this choral cantata about the long winter nights, good ale and “gentil cheer.”

Welcome, Christmas!

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This year's program features holiday classics both old and new sung by VocalEssence.

Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs

8:00 – 9:00 pm

One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This year's program, hosted by Korva Colman, features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols.


Tuesday – 12/17

Winter Bonfire

1:00 pm

Prokofiev’s most popular children's piece is undoubtedly Peter and the Wolf. Winter Bonfire never attained the same popularity in part owing to its Samuil Marshak text about the Young Pioneers, a Soviet youth organization. This charming work tells the story of a group of children heading off to the country by train for fun and adventure.


Vamos a Belen with The Rose Ensemble

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Rose Ensemble and Piffaro, The Renaissance Band share a program that has the feel of a street festival in La Paz or La Plata back in the days when the Spaniards had recently arrived. You’ll hear music from Chile, Bolivia, Mexico and beyond with a mixture of Spanish, African and South American melodies and rhythms.

A Centennial Ceremony of Carols: A Benjamin Britten Holiday Celebration

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the renowned British composer Benjamin Britten through his beloved holiday choral music. The program’s centerpiece will be Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and you’ll also hear other Britten holiday works as well as standard carols arranged by Sir David Willcocks.

Wednesday – 12/18

A Mediterranean Christmas

This morning and afternoon Robin Rilette and Steve Reeder present a work that combines ancient oral traditions with songs of celebration from Spain, Provence, Italy & the Middle East from 1200 – 1900. The Boston Camerata and Sharq Ensemble join musical forces in a powerful, reverent and joyous work from a corner of the world where the Christmas story began.

9:00 am hour – The Sign of Judgement

10:00 am hour – The Dawn Approaching

11:00 am hour – Star of the Day

1:00 pm hour – The Birth of Jesus

2:00 pm hour – Mother and Child

Glad Tidings of Great Joy

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Take a musical journey from medieval England and Germany to baroque London and Leipzig with the music of Henry Purcell and Johann Sebastian Bach. From the glorious cathedral chant Veni Emmanuel, to Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, this program offers some of the most splendid Christmas music ever to come from northern Europe.

A Chanticleer Christmas

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The 12-man San Francisco vocal ensemble brings its special seasonal glee to both traditional carols and newer works.

Thursday – 12/19

The Birth of Jesus

11:00 am hour

Former rock musician John Michael Talbot joins the Ambrosian Men’s Choir and Junior Boys Choir of Desborough School for this telling of the Christmas story in music. The Birth of Jesus features both beloved and familiar carols as well as original compositions by John Michael Talbot in a work that has become a popular tradition on Northwest Public Radio

The Nutcracker w/ Kevin Kline

2:00 pm

Actor Kevin Kline tells the story of one magical Christmas Eve night in the life of a young girl named Marie with timeless music by Tchaikovsky.

St. Olaf Christmas Festival

8:00 – 10:00 pm

A service in song and word that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and features more than 500 student musicians and the St. Olaf Orchestra.

Friday – 12/20

A Classical Kids Christmas

10:00 am

Classical carols and poetry from around the world combine to tell the story of Christmas. Meet Saint Nicholas (no, not Santa Claus!) and follow the three wise men as they set out for Bethlehem.

Saturday – 12/21

An Inland Folk Christmas

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dan is feeling very generous this holiday season resulting in an additional week of holiday folk favorites.

Retro Cocktail Hour

7:00 – 8:00 PM

The perfect music for your holiday party, join Darrell Brogdon for space age, bachelor pad and just plan quirky holiday music.

A Christmas Carol with Jonathan Winters

****NEWS SERVICE ONLY

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Master comedian Jonathan Winters’ distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, using the special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations. A perennial public radio favorite!

A Paul Winter Solstice

8:00 – 10:00 pm

A holiday tradition, this dynamic musical celebration takes advantage of the extraordinary acoustics of the world’s largest Gothic cathedral - New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Hear a unique exploration of the solstice tradition in cultures near and far. The Paul Winter Consort is joined by musicians from all over the world, including Russia's Dimitri Pokrovsky Ensemble and gospel singer Theresa Thomasson.

Sunday – 12/22

Classical Guitar Alive!

9:00 am – 10:00 am

This week's program features both secular and sacred Christmas music and features an interview with Canadian guitar virtuoso Liona Boyd. Music by Tchaikovsky, Adolph Adam and traditional Christmas carols from around the world.


Sunday Baroque

10:00 am – Noon

As you and your family are making final preparations for the Christmas holiday – last minute shopping, wrapping gifts, or traveling to your holiday destination -- Sunday Baroque will celebrate with warm and meaningful holiday music from a much simpler time, including selections from Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

Selected Shorts

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In these stories of the season, you can relive your glory days sledding down the snowy slopes in The H Street Sledding of Record, remember the Christmas when you realized Santa Claus was actually mom and dad in Christmas Morning, dream of being away from the hustle and bustle of the season in Christmas in Qatar and feel a lot better about your trek to bring a Christmas tree home in Occurrence on the Six Seventeen.

Monday – 12/23

Carl Davis – A Christmas Carol

10:00 am hour

Carl Davis’ ballet music to Dickens’ A Christmas Carol might find you singing, or at least humming along to all of the beloved carols that he weaves into this delightful score.

Navidad Nuestra

3:00 pm hour

Argentinian composer Ariel Ramirez’s Latin take on the traditional Christmas mass with Latin rhythms, melodies and instruments

Exploring Music with Bill McLaughlin

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Throughout Christmas week Bill explores six cantatas, premiered at Leipzig’s St. Thomas and St. Nicholas Churches in 1734, including Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. These mark the period from Christmas to Epiphany.

Tallis Scholars: Love is Better than Wine

For their 25th anniversary tour of the US, the globally-revered vocal ensemble, directed by Peter Phillips, presents a truly sublime holiday program in concert at St. Paul’s Church in Harvard Square. Presented by the Boston Early Music Festival and hosted by Cathy Fuller.

Christmas with Madrigalia

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

O Magnum Mysterium’s simple, yet elegant text has inspired composers through the ages to depict the great mystery of the King of Kings born among humble animals and shepherds. This year the Rochester, NY chamber choir Madrigalia returns for another musical celebration of Christmas, centered on the O Magnum Mysterium Mass by 16th century Spanish composer Tomas Luis de Victoria.



Tuesday – 12/24

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

10:00 - Noon

A Christmas Eve tradition from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.

Handel’s Messiah from Boston

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

No holiday season is complete without Handel's stunning oratorio. Harry Christophers leads the Handel & Haydn Society Period Instrument Orchestra, Chorus, and internationally-acclaimed soloists in Handel's complete dramatic masterwork, in the acoustic splendor of Boston's Symphony Hall. Canadian superstars soprano Karina Gauvin and countertenor Daniel Taylor, British tenor extraordinaire James Gilchrist and Boston's own premier baritone Sumner Thompson offer this season's unique rendition of this Boston tradition.

Tuesday, 12/25

Classical music for Christmas

9:00 am – 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm to midnight

Joyous, contemplative, festive, celebratory and beautiful music for Christmas Day.

Sunday, 12/29

Classical Guitar Alive!

9:00 am – 10:00 am

In anticipation of Winter, this week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music about Winter, and more, including works by Vivaldi, Piazzolla, and the young Polish guitarist-composer Marek Pasieczeny's piece for guitar and clarinet, titled Winter's Tale.


A Season’s Griot

6:00 – 7:00 pm

A Season’s Griot captures the flavor of Kwanzaa with tales and traditions of African-American and African peoples. This year’s program will celebrate the idea of family, with familiar and favorite elements of Griot and plenty of music.

Tuesday, 01/01/13

New Year’s Day From Vienna

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Direct from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna, enjoy the most popular classical music concert in the world! This year, Franz Welser-Möst leads the annual celebration concert by the Vienna Philharmonic, featuring the waltzes, marches and galops of the Strauss family and much more.
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Holiday Programs 2013


All Times Eastern

Programs aired on WNMU Public Radio 90

90.1FM and via our translators at
91.9 in Manistique
96.5 in Escanaba
97.9 in Stephenso

and streamed online around the world at WNMUFM.ORG

Hanukkah…The Festival of Lights


Candles Burning Brightly

Fri Nov 29 at 10am
Join hosts Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock for a celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with plenty of music from Jewish communities around the world, an exploration of holiday traditions, and a special story reading by the incomparable Theodore Bikel.

Fri Nov 29 at 11am
Hanukkah: A Great Miracle Happened There
A conversation between Rabbi Ismar Schorsch and Host Larry Josephson about the history, rituals and meaning of Hanukkah--and its importance in our time.

Wed Dec 4 at 11 am
Jewish Christmas Songs
All aboard the holiday sleigh! Some Jews & Christians spend the holidays together, so enjoy these varied Jewish songs of Christmas!

New! Hanukkah Lights
Thur Dec 5 at 11am
A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Carols & Choral


Advent Voices
Fri Dec 6 at 11am
Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. It is a time of quiet contemplation and waiting. Join host Lynne Warfel for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent.

Superiorland Concerts: Carols in the Cathedral Redux: Marquette Choral Society
Fri Dec 6 at 8pm
Produced by WNMU, Public Radio 90 This program is a look back to previous years’ Carols in the Cathedral concerts by the Marquette Choral Society.

Hope College Vespers Christmas
Wed Dec 18 at 10am and Tue Dec 24 at Noon
Vespers has been a Hope College tradition for more than 60 years. For many families the event has been a highlight for generations with thousands of members of the Holland and Hope communities gather for the services each year.

Participating groups include Hope's Chapel Choir, College Chorus, and Symphonette, as well as organists, the flute choir and brass ensemble.

The Christmas Story through Carols Old & New
Fri Dec 20 at 11am and Thur Dec 26 at 10am
This choral music show tells the Christmas story through a variety of carols ranging from medieval music to carols written in the last few decades. Each set focuses on a different part of the story, from the angels to Mary and the baby, the shepherds and how they spread their joyous message.

Rochester Festival of Lessons and Carols
Mon Dec 23 at 10am
Recorded at Third Presbyterian Church in Rochester, New York under the direction of organist/choirmaster Peter DuBois the program features traditional readings that were selected by King’s College Dean Eric Milner White in 1918, and music by Jan Sandström, David Willcocks, Gerre Hancock, Carson Cooman and others.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols- LIVE!
Tue Dec 24 at 10 am
Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.

Welcome Christmas (NPR)
Wed, Dec 25 at 6am

Thur Dec 26 at 11am
An Operavore Christmas
An hour of Christmas and holiday music from the world of opera and oratorio sung by some of the greatest singers past and present including Marilyn Horne, Leontyne Price, Bryn Terfel, Thomas Hampson, Joan Sutherland and more.

Heaven and Nature Sing
Mon Dec 23 at 3pm
Nearly 200 musicians from the ensembles of Houghton College’s Greatbatch School of Music in Houghton, New York bring a sense of wonder and enchantment to this festive season.

Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Cubs (NPR)
Fri Dec 27 at 10am
One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This encore presentation features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols. Korva Coleman hosts.

Classic Christmas

Handel's Messiah from Trinity Church, New York - 3hr
Mon Dec 16 at 10am
Performed by The Trinity Choir and Trinity Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Julian Wachner.

Music of the Baroque Christmas Special
Tue Dec 17 at 10am and Wed Dec 25 at 7am
Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday season, with a presentation of 16th and 17th century brass and choral holiday music by composers such as Boris Ord, Paul Manz, Samuel Scheidt; Claudio Monteverdi, Giovanni Gabrieli; Arvo Pärt, Benjamin Britton, Harod Darke and John Tavener among others.

Paul Winter Solstice (NPR) - 2hr
Fri Dec 20 at 8pm

A Marquette Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert 2013 recorded at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.
Tue Dec 24 at 1pm
The Marquette Symphony Orchestra is a regional symphony orchestra made up of musicians from around the Upper Peninsula region. Principal conductor is Dr. Jacob Chi.

St. Olaf Christmas Festival - 2hr
Tue Dec 24 at 8pm and Wed Dec 25 at 10am
A service in song and word that has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. The St Olaf Christmas festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.

Christmastime in New York
Mon Dec 23 at 2pm
The Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine performs at the Medieval Sculpture Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a program that spans hundreds of years and describes the story of the nativity.

Valparasio University Christmas Concert (WFMT)
Wed Dec 25 at 9am


Chanticleer Christmas (NPR)
Wed Dec 25 at Noon


Christmas with Madrigalia
Wed Dec 25 at 1pm and Fri Dec 27 at 11am
This program of holiday cheer fills the season with joy, and features many Madrigalia favorites along with some new seasonal tunes to brighten the darkest of winter's days. The program features settings of familiar tunes and texts by some of today's most brilliant young composers along with some less familiar, yet captivating melodies.

Jazz, Blues & International


New! Festivo Alt.Latino
Fri, Dec 13 at 11am
Hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd take us on a Latin American holiday travelogue through the eyes and ears of four very different Latin Alternative musicians who put aside their contemporary sounds and go back to their musical and cultural roots.

Sound Spectrum Christmas Special with host Hans Ahlstrom
Sat Dec 21 at 10pm
Holiday offerings from Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Loreena McKennitt, the Yellowjackets, Al Di Meola, Al Jarreau and more.

A Very Blues Christmas with Hans Ahlstrom
Sat Dec 21 at 11pm
Louis Armstrong wonders if the noise he hears is Saint Nick… Earl King pleads for Santa Claus to not let him down (like he did last year)… and Little Jimmy King says as long as he’s got his baby, that’s good enough for him… and more blues holiday favorites.

A Big Band Christmas

Sun Dec 22 at 1pm
Make the holidays merry and bright with this swinging Yuletide concert by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra. The orchestra's annual Christmas concert features a bounty of seasonal favorites, done in sparkling big band arrangements including The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Let It Snow, Sleigh Ride and The Christmas Song, plus a dash of KC blues in the Santa Claus Blues, along with Donny Hathaway's This Time of Year.


Jazz Piano Christmas
Fri Dec 20 at 10pm and Sun Dec 22 at 3pm
NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Andy Bey, Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner and Michele Rosewoman perform their favorite holiday songs.

Sun Dec 22 at 10pm
Peace on Earth: A Holiday Folk Tour with Judy Collins
Folk-singing legend Judy Collins hosts this program featuring musical takes on the holiday season from folk artists from across the country. The music includes many new originals -- some thoughtful, some whimsical - along with a few holiday favorites.

Night Studio Christmas
Mon Dec 23 at 10pm
Sit back a relax with this hour of jazz renditions of music for the season from the Public Radio 90 music library. We’ll hear from The Vince Guaraldi Trio (think Charlie Brown), Diana Krall, Louis Armstrong, and more.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Christmas Special
Tue Dec 24 at 10pm and Fri Dec 27 at 3pm
Wynton Marsalis leads an all-star lineup through a Yuletide romp. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is joined by vocalists René Marie and Gregory Porter for a New Orleans style holiday treatment of I'll Be Home for Christmas, Winter Wonderland, and We Three Kings.

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Christmas Special
Sun Dec 22 at 2pm

Traditional, Folk & Eclectic

Do You Hear What I Hear? A Holiday Folk Tour with Judy Collins
Sun Dec 15 at 10pm
Folk singing legend Judy Collins hosts this tour around the nation with a stop or two overseas to hear musical takes on the holiday season from folk artists. The music includes many new originals -- some thoughtful, some delivered with tongues planted firmly in cheek - along with rarely heard traditional carols, a few holiday favorites and two Hanukkah pieces. Many of the artists reflect on the holidays and tell the stories behind their songs.

Elastic Christmas
Wed Dec 18 at 11am
Christmas traditions are some of the most elastic and malleable events in our lives. While each of us can say we do certain things in certain ways, right when you get down to it... each Christmas is different. That makes the celebration of Christmas unique to each of us and whether our celebration is with a huge crowd or in much simpler settings, it is a event that is in transition from year to year. This program invites listeners to reconnect with their roots as members of bands; encourages listeners to participate in community music-making; and provides listeners with an opportunity to hear the best bands in the world.

Christmas Around New England
Thur Dec 19 at 10am
Classical New England's Cheryl Willoughby is your tour guide for a seasonal sleigh ride around the region, visiting the unique places where live Christmas music is happening in New England

Christmas Shuffle

Thur Dec 19 at 11am
Lots of listeners like to hear whole albums by a single composer, in a single style. But there are also a group of listeners who simply love variety. They set their iPods to the shuffle setting so they never know what is next in line. This program is all about shuffling up the Christmas tunes.

Folk Alley Christmas part I
Wed Dec 25 at 3pm
Host Matt Watroba celebrates the season with a two-part Folk Alley program featuring Christmas and holiday music.
Part one features music by Tracy Thorn, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Paul Simon, Sufjan Stevens, Good Lovelies, Mary Chapin Carpenters; and an exclusive Folk Alley performance by Ellis Paul.

Folk Alley Christmas part II
Thur Dec 26 at 3pm
Part two of Folk Alley Christmas with host Matt Watroba features music by John Prine, Shawn Colvin, Martin Sexton, Christine Lavin, Tim O'Brien, Tom Lehrer, and more.

New! All Songs Considered for the Holidays
Wed Dec 25 at 4pm
It's the fifth edition of the wonky holiday tradition from NPR Music. Host Bob Boilen and friends trade holiday cheer and snarky barbs while bringing you the best holiday songs from new and emerging breakout bands. Hear renditions of great holiday music you'll never hear at the mall.

Tent Show Radio: A Blue Canvas Christmas
Tue Dec 24 at 3pm
This live performance from Lake Superior’s Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield Wisconsin is hosted by best-selling author, humorist and pig farmer, Michael Perry and features the Blue Canvas Orchestra's Blue Canvas Christmas show.

A Holiday Music Tour with Judy Collins
Sun Dec 29 at 10pm
Singing legend Judy Collins headlines this holiday special featuring musicians from around the country. Performing original songs along with a few holiday favorites, Collins and her guests reflect on the season and tell the stories behind their music. Featured artists include Collins herself, Trout Fishing in America, Steve Earle, Jesse Colin Young, The Blind Boys of Alabama with Tom Waits, Tish Hinojosa, Bill Miller, Peter Case, and Lowen + Navarro. Ian Anderson of Jehro Tull makes a guest appearance from London.

Spoken Word & Stories

Holiday Readings and Remembrances
Weekdays at 9:35am
Once again this year Public Radio 90 listeners share their favorite and most heartwarming holiday memories and stories. Gather around the fire and drift into new stories, old favorites and even a little bit of song.

Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites
Tue Dec 17 at 3pm
This program features stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk -- these and other NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.

Tinsel Tales 2
Wed, Dec 18 at 3pm
Continuing with the tradition of the first Tinsel Tales program, this is another collection of the best and most requested holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.

A Christmas Carol with Jonathon Winters
Fri Dec 20 at 10 am
An updated version of a public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations.

Solstice Season
Fri Dec 20 at 3pm
As they say in China: "Better to light a candle than to curse the Darkness" This folktale celebrates the dark stretch of the year with musical customs meant to brighten winter's darkest hours. It is truly a 'festival of light', with seasonal comforts and celebration from ancient to modern world traditions.

New Years’

Capitol Steps New Year's Eve Special
Tue Dec 31 at 3pm and Wed Jan 1 at 10am
Help us roast 2013 to a crisp with The Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony called "Politics Takes a Holiday! The Capitol Steps began when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party. The groups’ original plan was to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Their first idea was to stage a nativity play, but in the whole Congress they couldn't find three wise men or a virgin. So, they decided to dig into the headlines of the day, and they created song parodies & skits which conveyed a special brand of satirical humor.

Toast of the Nation
Tue Dec 31 beginning at 8pm to 4am Wed Jan 1st
An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve, Toast of the Nation is perfect for the occasion. It's jazz that you can party to, all night from coast to coast, with countdowns to midnight in all four continental time zones. Toast of the Nation 2013-14 will make New Year's Eve stops in Boston, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Denver and the Monterey Jazz Festival! Spirited, improvised, grooving and swinging, each segment is a stop in a sequence of celebrations and contributing something new to the musical feast.

New Year's Day from Vienna
Wed Jan 1 at 11am and 8pm
Get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne! The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year's Day 2014. Daniel Barenboim will guest conduct the annual New Year's concert, honoring his 25 years of musical collaboration with the orchestra, and his efforts to bring peace to the world through music. Hear the hit tunes of the Strauss family and others -- polkas, gallops and waltzes, live from the Musikverein, on New Year's Day from Vienna. -- a festive way to start off the New Year.
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Holiday Programs 2013


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Thursday, November 28th

10 – Noon – Turkey Confidential 2013 (American Public Media)

On Thursday, November 28, help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, award-winning host of public radio’s national food show The Splendid Table, will be available to answer listener questions throughout the live, two-hour program. Quickly becoming a Thanksgiving morning tradition, past shows have included everything from a cross-country trucker cooking his Thanksgiving dinner on the manifold to a panicked first-time cook who didn’t realize a turkey needs to be thawed. Lynne handles all questions with wit, expertise and laughter.

Noon – 1 – The World

1 – 2 – BBC News

2 – 3 pm – Fresh Air

3-4 pm – Chanukah in Story & Song (replaces Juneau Afternoon)

Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and sung by the acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, “Chanukah in Story and Song” is a unique holiday program created especially for public radio listeners.

This delightfully engaging program presents 25 eclectic selections, from the Ladino songs of the Spanish Jews and Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe to modern Israeli tunes and the ensemble’s original version of “I Have a Little Dreydle.”

The ensemble performs acappella as well as with instrumental accompaniment. The narration, written by Rabbi Gerald Skolnik, sheds new light on the holiday’s customs and rituals. Listeners of all ages will hum the tunes after enjoying this wonderful program.

4 – 6 pm – All Things Considered

6 – 6:30 – StoryCorps – Juneau
Tune in for a special collection of local stories, recorded in 2009, as part of KTOO’s participation in the national StoryCorps project and Friday’s Day of Listening, featuring Renee Guerin-Blood, Connie & Alan Munro, Kim & Peter Metcalf, Grace Elliott, and Jean Clayton.

6:30 – 7 – Marketplace

7 – 8 pm – Says You

8 – 9 pm – the TED Radio Hour

9 – 10 pm – Democracy Now!

10 – 11 – As It Happens

Tuesday, December 24th

3 -4 pm – A Rochester Festival of Lessons & Carols (replaces Juneau Afternoon)

One of the most beloved traditions of the holiday season is the Festival of Lessons and Carols, a service made famous at King’s College in Cambridge, England. The Festival tells the Christmas story in words and music, and is heard all over the world in many languages and many variations.

Wednesday, December 25th

3-4 pm – The Story of Christmas (PRI) (replaces Juneau Afternoon)

This year’s annual special Christmas broadcast from the Washington National Cathedral with the Cathedral Girls Choir brings a unique performance of Benjamin Britten much-loved Ceremony of Carols, marking 70 years from its first performance in England in 1942. Often performed by boys and harp, its first performance was in London with women’s voices and the celebrated Welsh harpist Osian Ellis. The girls are joined by young actors from Princeton Day School in Princeton, NJ, who present the biblical narrative in their own words and commentary.

Thursday, December 26th

3-4 pm – A Season’s Griot (replaces Juneau Afternoon)

“A Season’s Griot” is public radio’s only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program. Hosted by acclaimed storyteller Madafo Lloyd Wilson, this annual one-hour special captures the tales and traditions of African-American and African peoples.

KRNN

Thursday, November 28

8 – 10 am – Thanksgiving with Sarah

10 – Noon – Sister Grace’s Thanksgiving Special

Noon – 1 – Beale Street Caravan

1-3 pm – Giving Thanks (American Public Media replaces Performance Today)

With music and stories for Thanksgiving, its Giving Thanks. New for 2013, two wise, witty women join us at the table: Julia Sweeney, celebrated writer and actor; and Anne Lamott, best-selling author.

Classical music is the heart and soul of the original Giving Thanks. This year features a tribute to Bach, including Simone Dinnerstein; Eric Whitacre’s gorgeous setting of e.e. cumming’s i thank You God for most this amazing day; and Dawn Upshaw sings Maria Schneider’s breathtaking new setting of Winter Morning Walks by Poet Laureate Ted Kooser.

Between the music, no clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies. Instead, it’s a contemporary celebration of the spirit of Gratitude. And continuing a Giving Thanks tradition shared by 300 APM stations: a spellbinding story from actor Charles Laughton, giving thanks for Art that connects us all to the creative spirit.

3 – 5 pm – Afternoon Classics

5 – 7 – Turkey Tideline with Dawn Kolden

7 – 9 – Women’s Prerogative

9 – 11 – SymphonyCast

Thursday, December 19th

9 – 11 pm – A Paul Winter Solstice (NPR replaces SymphonyCast)

The holiday tradition continues with Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration. A dynamic musical celebration in the extraordinary acoustics of the world’s largest Gothic cathedral – New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Hear a unique exploration of the solstice tradition in cultures near and far. The Paul Winter Consort is joined by musicians from all over the world, including Russia’s Dimitri Pokrovsky Ensemble and gospel singer Theresa Thomasson. John Schaefer hosts the production from Living Music and Murray Street.

Wednesday, December 25th

8 am – 10 am – Christmas Crosscurrents with Libby Stringer

10 am – Noon – Christmas Soundings with Gale Moses

Noon – 1 – Jazz Piano Christmas XXIX

NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Andy Bey, Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner and Michele Rosewoman perform their favorite holiday songs.

1-3 pm – Performance Today

3 – 5 pm – A Christmas Celtic Sojourn (PRI replaces Afternoon Classics)

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of sold-out concerts around New England, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn host Brian O’Donovan has assembled some of the best musicians, singers, and dancers imaginable from around the Celtic world, and beyond! This year’s live show is again led by music director Seamus Egan, leading his groundbreaking group Solas, along with harpist Catriona McKay, fiddlers Chris Stout and Winifred Horan on fiddle and cellist Natalie Haas. Singers include Chieftains vocalist Alyth McCormack from Scotland, the four-part harmonies of Navan, and the great vocals of Mick McAuley and Eamonn McElholm.

5 – 7 pm – Tideline

7 – 9 pm – Friends & Neighbors with Mike & Anne
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Christmas FM Update: Several Ireland

Christmas FM 2013 Frequencies

FM frequencies in Ireland:

Dublin city and county - 94.3FM
Kildare - 88.1 FM
Cork City - 106.7 FM
Co. Galway - 89.5FM
Co. Limerick - 105.5FM
South East - 103.8FM
North Midlands - 99.4FM
North East - 101.6FM
North Wicklow - 99.5FM

Mobile apps:
Get the Android app on Google Play store: http://bit.ly/1fKjcsD
Get the Apple iOS app on iTunes store: http://bit.ly/IeoUI7
For Windows/Blackberry - use the Tune In radio app: http://bit.ly/1810t6X

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via http://www.christmasfm.com

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Christmas FM is back in 2013 for the UK starting at 8 am local time on Thursday, November 28. Frequencies will be announced on their webpage soon. An online listening link is available as well as station apps for smart phones.

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Christmas FM is an all volunteer radio station broadcasting from Dublin, Ireland, on F.M. around the country and live online. Every year we raise funds for a charity partner, this year our charity partner is Aware.

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WCSF 88.7, Spirit of Christmas 2013 - Joliet, Illinois USA

The best terrestrial station hands down to flip to all Christmas for the season will do so in twenty-four hours! WCSF in Joliet, Illinois will flip the switch at noon Central time Thanksgiving Day (US). Currently WCSF’s FaceBook page has 285 likes. Let’s see if we can get them to 300 before the start tomorrow!


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USF Celebrates the Holidays with 24 Hours a Day Christmas Programming!
20th Anniversary of Spirit of Christmas!

One of the area’s finest holiday traditions, the Spirit of Christmas-holiday music, commercial-free, 24 hours a day from November 28 through January 2 and this is the 20th anniversary - will again be presented by WCSF 88.7 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of St. Francis.

Classics, current hits and children’s songs will be featured as well as a variety of special programming, including local choirs and bands, according to Don Burke, Spirit of Christmas producer.

Listeners may call in requests at selected times, said Burke, who notes that thousands of listeners tune into the Spirit of Christmas programming. This is the 20th year the University of St. Francis in Joliet has offered the Spirit of Christmas for the community.

WCSF 88.7FM reaches listeners worldwide and throughout the greater Will County area.
For more information, call the station at 815 740-3214.



The Spirit of Christmas on WCSF 88.7FM is featuring many exciting programs throughout the holiday season. The following is a tentative list of currently scheduled events. All times are cst.

Daily
5 p.m. Cinnamon Bear
(daily) A rebroadcast of the prior day’s edition.
6 p.m. Cinnamon Bear
(daily) 1937 radio drama for children featuring the quest for the silver star.

Saturday, December 7, 2013
7 p.m. Christmas Across the Lands
Join host Randy Sherwyn for a Saturday night celebration of the season!

Sunday, December 8, 2013
7 p.m. Christmas in Our Town
Three hours of your requests and dedications.

Monday, December 9, 2013
7 p.m. Motown Christmas
Starring the hottest Motown stars, including Michael Jackson & the Jackson 5.
8 p.m. Urban Christmas
Featuring a new collection of the hottest urban music stars.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
7 p.m. A Country Christmas
Decidedly country versions of your favorite Christmas songs are featured in this new collection.
8 p.m. Garth Brooks Christmas
Country music legend Garth Brooks sings your favorite Christmas songs.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
7 p.m. Instrumental Christmas
Sit back and relax as we bring you nothing but instrumental versions of holiday classics.
8 p.m. Manheim Steamroller
Your favorite holiday selections featuring Manheim Steamroller’s unique instrumental sound.

Thursday, December 12, 2013
7 p.m. Bing Crosby Christmas Collection
Christmas wouldn’t be the same without the holiday styling of Bing.

8 p.m. Johnny Mathis Christmas Collection
Your Christmas favorites, sung by Johnny Mathis!

Friday, December 13, 2013
7 p.m. Pop Stars Sing Christmas Classics
Join your favorite pop stars as they sing new versions of your favorite Christmas carols.
8 p.m. Rockin’ Christmas
The hottest rock stars lend their talents to sing brand new versions of Christmas classics.

Saturday, December 14, 2013
7 p.m. Christmas Across the Lands
Join host Randy Sherwyn for a Saturday night celebration of the season!

Sunday, December 15, 2013
Noon Children’s Christmas
Two hours of children’s favorite Christmas songs.
7 p.m. Christmas in Our Towm
Three hours of your requests and dedications.

Monday, December 16, 2013
7 p.m. Polka Christmas Celebration
The distinctive polka sounds are added to Christmas classics in this collection featuring Joliet’s own Bob Doszak.
8 p.m. Big Band Christmas
Big band versions of your Christmas favorites.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
7 p.m. Mariah Carey Christmas Collection
Pop sensation Mariah Carey performs all your Christmas favorites.
8 p.m. Elvis Presley Christmas Collection
Elvis lends his soulful vocals to the sounds of Christmas.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
7 p.m. Christmas with Nat “King” Cole
The other “king” presents the greatest Christmas songs of all time, along with some selections from his daughter, Natalie Cole.
8 p.m. The Carpenters Christmas Collection
The 70s singing sensations perform their classic holiday collection.

Thursday, December 19, 2013
7 p.m. Bing Crosby Christmas Collection
More holiday styling from Bing.
8 p.m. Christmas with the Rat Pack
Join us as the “Rat Pack” celebrates the holidays, featuring Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.

Friday, December 20, 2013
7 p.m. University of St. Francis Schola Cantorum/Concert Chorale/Singing Saints
USF’s own Schola Cantorum, Concert Chorale, and Singing Saints with their 2013 holiday concert, “A Babe is Born: Christmas in the Motherhouse”.
8 p.m. Andy Williams Christmas Special
Spend an hour with Andy Williams as he presents his favorite Christmas songs , recorded live from his theatre in Branson, Missouri!

Saturday, December 21, 2013
7 p.m. Christmas Across the Lands
Join host Randy Sherwyn for a Saturday night celebration of the season!

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Noon Old-Time Radio Christmas Classic
Complete broadcast of a classic Christmas story from the Golden Age of Radio.
7 p.m. Christmas in Our Town
Three hours of your requests and dedications.

Monday, December 23, 2013
7 p.m. World’s Greatest Choirs
Two hours of the best large choirs sing all the best holiday classics.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Noon Top 25 Christmas songs of 2013
A countdown of your favorite Christmas songs of 2013 based on your votes.
5:30pm Snoopy vs. the Red Baron
The children’s classic, and rare, telling of the complete story of Snoopy vs. the Red Baron. A Christmas Eve tradition!
6 p.m. Cinnamon Bear
The exciting conclusion of the children’s Christmas classic.
7 p.m. Christmas Eve with Bing Crosby and Friends
A Christmas Eve special featuring Bing Crosby.
8 p.m. Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Starting at 8pm Christmas Eve and continuing throughout Christmas Day, different special programming featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
5 p.m. Cinnamon Bear
A repeat of the exciting conclusion.
6 p.m. Christmas Across the Lands
Join host Randy Sherwyn for a 24 hour celebration of the season!

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Noon Christmas Across the Lands
Join host Randy Sherwyn for a 12 hour celebration of the season!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Noon Top 25 Christmas Songs of 2013
A rebroadcast of 2012’s top Christmas songs.
9 p.m. Top 25 Christmas Songs of 2013
A special New Year’s Eve repeat countdown of your favorite Christmas songs.

Thursday, January 2, 2014
Noon Spirit of Christmas ends
Spirit of Christmas officially signs off the air as we resume regular “The Edge” programming as Joliet’s only commercial-free alternative music station.

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I'm really interested in hearing some of these classical stations you've posted. Thanks for posting all these and taking the time to find them, Jon.
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Jingle Jams is back on XPN2! Robert Drake has flipped the normally Singer-Songwriter Radio to all Christmas with unique offerings from his own collection. Jingle Jams will run through December 31 before returning to regular format.

XPN2 offers an online listen link and live playlists.

I would rate Jingle Jams up there near WCSF!


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Happy Holidays!

The music elves at WXPN are once again expanding the definition of holiday music. Now you can listen to a dedicated stream of eclectic holiday music. The Jingle Jams stream will play the “holiday mix to jingle your jangle” 24/7 and will temporarily replace the XPN2 Singer-Songwriter Radio stream with a wide-ranging mix of holiday music through December 31 (XPN2 Singer Songwriter Radio will return on Wednesday, January 1).

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Robert Drake is back for his annual 24 hour marathon Christmas show! I'm sure the live webcam and chat will be back as well!


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20th Annual Edition of "The Night Before Christmas" from midnight to midnight on Tuesday, December 24th host Robert Drake, who also selects the music heard on Jingle Jams, will host WXPN’s annual live, 24-hour music marathon for the 20th consecutive year. Expect to hear special guests, in-studio performances, and much celebrating amid the holiday music delights.

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Xmas Club DAR.fm Update

Currently available and being recorded at DAR.fm:

Future Recordings

Show/Station Duration When Status

Jingle Jams on XPN2 (WXPN HD2) 1440 min 7:53am Eastern Nov 29 Recording
WCSF First 24 Hours (WCSF) 1440 min 1:00pm Eastern Nov 28 Recording

Previous Recordings or: play Add to iTunes: add to iTunes

Show/Station Duration When Status

Christmas Cocktails: Tinsel and Tunes (Tinsel ) 360 min 7:45pm Eastern Nov 23 Completed
2013 New Release Christmas (Kringle Radio) 270 min 11:14pm Eastern Nov 6 Completed
Jingle Lounge - July 2013 (Kringle Radio) 90 min 5:16pm Eastern Nov 6 Completed
Jeff and Kathi in the Morning (WVEZ) weekdays, 210 min 6:30am Eastern Nov 4 Completed
ALL CHRISTMAS 2013 (WMJY-FM) 300 min 7:04pm Eastern Nov 2 Completed
ALL CHRISTMAS 2013 (WLTQ-FM) 300 min 7:00pm Eastern Nov 2 Completed
ALL CHRISTMAS 2013 (WLGX-FM) 300 min 9:04pm Eastern Nov 1 Completed
ALL CHRISTMAS 2013 (WAKW) 300 min 8:59pm Eastern Nov 1 Completed
ALL CHRISTMAS 2013 (WWDE) 600 min 12:47pm Eastern Nov 1 Completed
Tinsel and Tunes 2013 First 24 Hours (Tinsel ) 1440 min 11:59pm Eastern Oct 31 Completed
ALL CHRISTMAS 2013 (WZTI) 1440 min 1:42pm Eastern Oct 31 Completed
K-Rad October 2 and 3, 20013 (Kringle Radio) 1440 min 6:28pm Eastern Oct 2 Completed
Mistletoe Mix October 2013 (Kringle Radio) 150 min 1:58pm Eastern Sep 18 Completed
Mistletoe Mix July 2013 (Kringle Radio) 180 min 11:38pm Eastern Sep 14 Completed



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