WRUR 88.5 Different Radio

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  • On "A Variety Of Folk" we play a mixture of old and new recordings of folk music, principally from North America and the British Isles. A special emphasis is given to traditional or traditional sounding music accompanied by acoustic instruments...

  • Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today’s great songwriting talents. It’s hard to put a definitive label on Acoustic Café’s music selections. After all, a good song is a good song… any...

  • "Afropop Worldwide" is America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.

    Hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon and produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions, "Afropop Worldwide...

  • Genre:  Music of America

    American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.


  • A one hour radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United States. Music...

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    Rochester mornings are getting a new taste of music as host Scott Regan introduces you to an eclectic mix of rock, folk, acoustic, and categories of music that have yet to be defined. Often with guest...

  • Evan Dawson talks about what matters to you on ConnectionsEvery weekday from Noon-2 p.m. Be part of the program with questions or comments by phone - 1-844-295-TALK (8255), 

  • Genre:  Dance

    House, Breakbeat, Trance & remixes hitting every corner of the electronic music spectrum. Join us every Monday night at midnight for another broadcast from a remote section of the galaxy with the Escape Pod.

  • Genre: Folk and Acoustic Music

    Folk Alley host Jim Blum collects the best in folk music from the latest recordings, classics, and exclusive Folk Alley recordings. Teaser: folk and acoustic music

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  • Genre: Music mix

    Welcome to Gumbo Variations, where every week at this time we’ll cook up a musical stew to satisfy your hungry ears. We’ll start with a roux of jazz and blues, add some meaty rock and roll, spice it up...

  • Genre:  Jazz

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  • Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and...

  • Each week, WRUR bring you a live concert from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia or Wilmington.

    Genre: Live Concert


  • NPR's Morning Newsmagazine


  • http://www.mountainstage.org/

    Live Music from the Mountain State

    Homepage: http:/...

  • A trip into the vast landscape of American music where one genre rolls seamlessly into the next, linking artists and songs from the past and present in unique and interesting ways, sequenced to inspire a new appreciation for the familiar and a...

  • Rochester mornings get a new taste of music as host Scott Regan introduces you to an eclectic mix of rock, folk, acoustic, and categories of music that have yet to be defined.

    Often with guest performances the connections and sounds are...

  • Genre:  R &B

  • Maureen Rich takes you on a musical journey of joy, passion, happiness, comfort and sorrow on Different Radio, 88.5 WRUR, & 90.1 WITH(Ithaca) Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:00pm.

  • The World's Only Rock & Roll Talk Show

    Homepage: http://www.soundopinions.org/

  • Genre:  Classic Rock, underground rock

    Stuck in the Psychedelic Era is a weekly two hour radio show featuring music from roughly the years 1964-69. The show is literally a throwback to the days of “underground” radio....

  • Genre:  Jazz

  • Genre:  Metal

    The Academy of Shred has been on the air since 1999. The show’s emphasis on high quality guitar-oriented rock, metal, rock fusion, power blues, and anything else emphasizing amazing guitar playing, has...

  • The All Weather Lunch can still be heard on our sister station ,WITH, in Ithaca. There is a pop up player, as well as a MP3 and AAC Streams, as well as you can listen at 90.1FM on the radio in the Ithaca area. Here is the link to the

  • Genre: Weekly Bluesmobile Radio Hour

    The Blues Mobile with Elwood Blues is a weekly program hosted by Elwood Blues (a.k.a. Dan Aykroyd). Since 1993, the The Blues Mobile with Elwood Blues (formerly the House of Blues...

  • Genre: AAA

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    Sunday 11pm-Monday 3am
    Monday 8-9pm
    Tuesday 12-2am
    Tuesday 2-3am
    Tuesday 8-9pm
    Wednesday 1-3am
    Thursday 1-3am
    Thursday 8-9pm

  • Genre:  Classic Rock

    Homepage:  http://www.gdhour.com/

  • Genre:  Irish, Celtic

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  • Genre: World Music, AAA

    Hosted by Putumayo's CEO and Founder Dan Storper and KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly...

  • Genre: Gospel

  • An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970s, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio complement for the occasion. It's jazz that you can party to, all night long with four countdowns to midnight and four different renditions...

  • Undercurrents, hosted by Peabody Award winner Gregg McVicar, is called “American music with a passport” and lives up to that claim with an intriguing, well-produced, expertly hosted, and very listenable mix of rock, blues, jazz, folk, native,...

  • Since 1984, 'Playing music inspired by the rock 'n' roll explosion of 1955-1966: From the original artists in the mid-50's through today's rock 'n' rollers that carry on the tradition! Greasy R&B, Rockabilly, Instrumental, Surf, Twist,...

  • The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country.