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    Monday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

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    Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

    Bill McGlaughlin delves into a wide assortment of classical music. Each five-program series builds off a theme ranging from composer biographies to the music of various cultures and times.

    9:00 am

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    Swingtime with Mick O’Donnell

    The very best of big band swing music ever – includes special features on swing groups and artists.

    10:00 am

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    The Senior Memories Hour

    Our mornings are changing: to accommodate seniors who may be socially isolated, we bring you The Senior Memories Hour.   An hour of nostalgia [...]

    11:00 am

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    On This Day

    Some of what happened on this day in the artistic and cultural life of the ACT Region.[...]

    11:58 am

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    Arts Café

    Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

    12:00 pm

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    Classical Mood

    Knowledgeable ArtSound enthusiasts of classical music presents time-honoured favourites and new works from the world’s finest composers, soloists, ensembles, and orchestras.

    1:30 pm

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    In the Foyer

    Bill Stephens presents reviews, interviews, announcements, and music from the performing arts in and around Canberra. Long-time ArtSound producer and presenter, seasoned theater performer and ArtSound producer Len Power (The Gershwin Project, The Broadway Musicals Yearbook) provides insightful reviews.

    3:30 pm

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    Global Village

    A musical carpet ride for armchair travellers. Habib Massad celebrates cultural diversity with music from all corners of the globe.

    4:00 pm

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    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    5:00 pm

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    Under African Skies

    A weekly celebration of African music   Musicologist David Barr, who grew up in South Africa, presents lively music from across the African continent. He highlights both traditional and contemporary regional styles. Highly danceable.

    7:00 pm

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    Down in the Basement

    Two hours of great jazz, blues, with splashes of soul and funk.

    8:00 pm

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    Jazz Made in Australia

    A showcase of the talents of Australian jazz musicians and composers with occasional interviews, a focus on a particular event, or a look back at the history of jazz in Australia.

    10:00 pm

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    Beale Street Caravan

    This blues radio program brings live-in-concert performances to more than 3 million listeners each week around the world.

    11:00 pm

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    Putumayo World Music Hour

    An internationally distributed program hosted by KFOG San Francisco’s Rosalie Howarth, who takes a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures with a blend of well-known artists and exceptional underexposed ones.

    12:00 am

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    1:00 am

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    Tuesday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

    View more

    Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

    Bill McGlaughlin delves into a wide assortment of classical music. Each five-program series builds off a theme ranging from composer biographies to the music of various cultures and times.

    9:00 am

    View more

    Roaring Twenties

    Neil Sheldon presents a showcase of popular music from the 1920s, the Age of Jazz[...]

    10:00 am

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    The Senior Memories Hour

    Our mornings are changing: to accommodate seniors who may be socially isolated, we bring you The Senior Memories Hour.   An hour of nostalgia [...]

    11:00 am

    View more

    On This Day

    Some of what happened on this day in the artistic and cultural life of the ACT Region.[...]

    11:58 am

    View more

    Arts Café

    Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

    12:00 pm

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    Classical Mood

    Knowledgeable ArtSound enthusiasts of classical music presents time-honoured favourites and new works from the world’s finest composers, soloists, ensembles, and orchestras.

    1:30 pm

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    Red Velvet and Wild Boronia

    A showcase of artists who performed at The School of Arts Café in Queanbeyan, from 1986 to 2000 the best known and longest established cabaret venue in Australia. Bill Stephens presents performances by Australia’s most accomplished music theatre and cabaret performers.

    3:30 pm

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    Music Box

    Vintage music with a story   An eclectic mix of artists and genres including light (pop) classical, jazz, folk, and nostalgia, as well as [...]

    4:00 pm

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    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    5:00 pm

    View more

    World Vibe

    Weekday evenings, feel the pulse of the planet through the popular “World Vibe”. You’ll get to hear world fusion, contemporary and traditional music from a diverse range of countries and cultures. It’s your free ticket around the world. Friday Nights feature special broadcasts of the Putumayo Concert Hour. Visit the website: www.putumayo.com

    7:00 pm

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    Down in the Basement

    Two hours of great jazz, blues, with splashes of soul and funk.

    8:00 pm

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    New York Jazz

    “Our musical bag is nostalgia” says Tom Parker in his trip down memory lane, showcasing the very best in jazz from New York and cities across the USA. All the great names are there, from the 40s through to the current era, remembered with stories and anecdotes contributed by Tom and his listeners. Cast yourself into a world of ‘late night’ American jazz clubs and be charmed for two hours by a man of style and eloquence who lives in New York but still calls Australia home.

    10:00 pm

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    11:30 pm

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    Ultima Thule

    From 2MBS in Sydney, a 90-minute mix of ambient, trance, drone, and chill-out electronica, spacemusic, ancient, medieval, and neoclassical creations, traditional and world music, soundtracks, cool jazz, and impressionist soundworks.

    12:00 am

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    1:30 am

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    Wednesday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

    View more

    Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

    Bill McGlaughlin delves into a wide assortment of classical music. Each five-program series builds off a theme ranging from composer biographies to the music of various cultures and times.

    9:00 am

    View more

    Hit Parade of Yesterday

    On air since 1978 with vintage music from the 20s & 30s: jazz, big bands, and some Australian bands, personalities, and music from the movies.

    10:00 am

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    The Senior Memories Hour

    Our mornings are changing: to accommodate seniors who may be socially isolated, we bring you The Senior Memories Hour.   An hour of nostalgia [...]

    11:00 am

    View more

    On This Day

    Some of what happened on this day in the artistic and cultural life of the ACT Region.[...]

    11:58 am

    View more

    Arts Café

    Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

    12:00 pm

    View more

    Concert Hall

    The best of Canberra performances of all forms of classical music performed by local and international solo instruments, voices, ensembles, orchestras, and choirs at such venues as the ANU School of Music, the Wesley Music Centre, the National Gallery, the National Library, and local churches.

    1:30 pm

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    In the Foyer

    Bill Stephens presents reviews, interviews, announcements, and music from the performing arts in and around Canberra. Long-time ArtSound producer and presenter, seasoned theater performer and ArtSound producer Len Power (The Gershwin Project, The Broadway Musicals Yearbook) provides insightful reviews.

    3:30 pm

    View more

    Swingtime with Mick O’Donnell

    The very best of big band swing music ever – includes special features on swing groups and artists.

    4:00 pm

    View more

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    5:00 pm

    View more

    World Vibe

    Weekday evenings, feel the pulse of the planet through the popular “World Vibe”. You’ll get to hear world fusion, contemporary and traditional music from a diverse range of countries and cultures. It’s your free ticket around the world. Friday Nights feature special broadcasts of the Putumayo Concert Hour. Visit the website: www.putumayo.com

    7:00 pm

    View more

    Down in the Basement

    Two hours of great jazz, blues, with splashes of soul and funk.

    8:00 pm

    View more

    Tiki Lounge Remix

    Seth Jordan hosts an old favourite and CBAA Award winner: the latest in world music, jazz, digital beats, and aural exotica along with insightful interviews with international and Australian artists, producers, and festival organisers.

    10:00 pm

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    12:00 am

    View more

    Thursday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

    View more

    Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

    Bill McGlaughlin delves into a wide assortment of classical music. Each five-program series builds off a theme ranging from composer biographies to the music of various cultures and times.

    9:00 am

    View more

    Hot, Sweet & Jazzy

    From the studios of The Pulse, Geelong, a rotating line-up of six jazz aficionados playing tunes from across and near the genre, from the 1920s onward, and from America, Australia, Europe, and elsewhere, including rare recordings.

    10:00 am

    View more

    The Senior Memories Hour

    Our mornings are changing: to accommodate seniors who may be socially isolated, we bring you The Senior Memories Hour.   An hour of nostalgia [...]

    11:00 am

    View more

    On This Day

    Some of what happened on this day in the artistic and cultural life of the ACT Region.[...]

    11:58 am

    View more

    Arts Café

    Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

    12:00 pm

    View more

    Classical Mood

    Knowledgeable ArtSound enthusiasts of classical music presents time-honoured favourites and new works from the world’s finest composers, soloists, ensembles, and orchestras.

    1:30 pm

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    The Voices, The Roles

    Angela Coburn of Fine Music FM Sydney explores the different voice types and the roles they are traditionally assigned in opera and musical theatre.

    3:30 pm

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    Anonymous, Photograph of the Stratford Brass Band, c.1907-20

    Let the Bands Play

    From 3CR, a cavalcade of the best brass, military, pipe, and concert bands from Australia and elsewhere.

    4:00 pm

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    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    5:00 pm

    View more

    World Vibe

    Weekday evenings, feel the pulse of the planet through the popular “World Vibe”. You’ll get to hear world fusion, contemporary and traditional music from a diverse range of countries and cultures. It’s your free ticket around the world. Friday Nights feature special broadcasts of the Putumayo Concert Hour. Visit the website: www.putumayo.com

    7:00 pm

    View more

    Down in the Basement

    Two hours of great jazz, blues, with splashes of soul and funk.

    8:00 pm

    View more

    Live Archive

    Paul Conn brings you the best recorded live concerts.   Live Archive presents a concert from the past 60 years from a range of artists and [...]

    10:00 pm

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    A Jazz Hour with Barry O’Sullivan

    Barry O’Sullivan’s nationally broadcast program, in its 14th year on the Community Radio Network. From his home base in The Blue Mountains, he presents contemporary and occasionally nostalgic jazz from Australia and elsewhere..

    11:00 pm

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    12:00 am

    View more

    Friday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

    View more

    Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

    Bill McGlaughlin delves into a wide assortment of classical music. Each five-program series builds off a theme ranging from composer biographies to the music of various cultures and times.

    9:00 am

    View more

    The Phantom Dancer

    1920s-30s singer Greg Poppleton hosts a non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio. With high energy music, first hand history from original radio broadcasts, and little talk. Won the CBAA Best Music Show Award in 2007 and was a finalist in 2016.

    10:00 am

    View more

    The Senior Memories Hour

    Our mornings are changing: to accommodate seniors who may be socially isolated, we bring you The Senior Memories Hour.   An hour of nostalgia [...]

    11:00 am

    View more

    On This Day

    Some of what happened on this day in the artistic and cultural life of the ACT Region.[...]

    11:58 am

    View more

    Arts Café

    Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

    12:00 pm

    View more

    Classical Mood

    Knowledgeable ArtSound enthusiasts of classical music presents time-honoured favourites and new works from the world’s finest composers, soloists, ensembles, and orchestras.

    1:30 pm

    View more

    Bach Hour

    Mark Shepheard explores one of the most musically productive families of all time: not just Johann Sebastian, but also Carl Philipp Emanuel, Johann Nicolaus, Johann Christian, and many others.

    2:30 pm

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    Movie Club

    A local perspective on film and DVD   Luke McWilliams and Marisa Martin’s lively exploration of current cinema.[...]

    3:30 pm

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    Hit Parade of Yesterday

    On air since 1978 with vintage music from the 20s & 30s: jazz, big bands, and some Australian bands, personalities, and music from the movies.

    4:00 pm

    View more

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    5:00 pm

    View more

    Putumayo World Music Hour

    An internationally distributed program hosted by KFOG San Francisco’s Rosalie Howarth, who takes a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures with a blend of well-known artists and exceptional underexposed ones.

    7:00 pm

    View more

    Friday Night Live

    The best of live recorded jazz, world, and related music from venues around Canberra, or from our studios. ArtSound’s long-time broadcaster and Manager Technology, Chris Deacon, gives you the best seats in the house at gigs recorded in the Canberra-region. The award-winning program emphasises local talent but occasionally presents national and international acts. Want to get involved? Contact Chris at FNL@artsound.fm

    8:00 pm

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    Jazz Frontiers

    Where jazz went to when it was taking giant steps ahead. Peter Monaghan presents jazz on the "out" side and related music just outside jazz.

    Most [...]

    10:00 pm

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    12:00 pm

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    Saturday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

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    In Conversation

    Each Saturday morning, Michael Morton-Evans from Fine Music FM in Sydney is in conversation with fascinating Australian identities.

    9:00 am

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    Discovery

    The latest in new Australian recordings in all ArtSound’s music genres and their variants

    10:00 am

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    The ArtSound Recorded Music Society

    ArtSound presenters’ and listeners' much-loved recordings In 1944, the Canberra Recorded Music Society began meeting at Albert Hall, the Institute of [...]

    12:00 pm

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    Live Archive

    Paul Conn brings you the best recorded live concerts.   Live Archive presents a concert from the past 60 years from a range of artists and [...]

    1:00 pm

    View more

    The Music Works

    The best in contemporary jazz & world music   The best in contemporary jazz, world, and related music presented alternately by Stan [...]

    2:00 pm

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    Light Orchestral Hour

    Favourite light classical   Stan D’Argeavel curates an hour of the finest in light orchestral music recordings.

    Listen [...]

    4:00 pm

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    Music Collector

    An hour of quality popular music from the heyday of radio – the 1940s to the 1970s.

    5:00 pm

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    A Jazz Hour with Barry O’Sullivan

    Barry O’Sullivan’s nationally broadcast program, in its 14th year on the Community Radio Network. From his home base in The Blue Mountains, he presents contemporary and occasionally nostalgic jazz from Australia and elsewhere..

    6:00 pm

    View more

    Woodsongs

    Take a trip to Lexington, Kentucky, for all your blues and roots and folk needs. A celebration of grassroots music and the artists who make it.

    7:00 pm

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    At the National

    Concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

    8:00 pm

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    Across the Tracks

    Alex Imaschew combines everything from '50s R&B to '60s jazz to retro soul with compelling personal stories for good measure.

    9:30 pm

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    Aladdin’s Cave

    Philby takes you on a musical adventure of classic blues and roots music.

    11:00 pm

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    1:00 am

    View more

    Sunday

    The Soundspace

    ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

    7:00 am

    View more

    Concert Hour

    Deutsche Welle and sister broadcasters present live recordings of classical music performances in Germany’s palaces, churches, and concert hall, including from such regional  festivals as Schleswig-Holstein Music l, MDR Summer Music, and Rheingau.

    8:00 am

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    Arts Alive

    Arts Alive, produced in Melbourne by the Independent Media Foundation, presents reports from around Australia and occasionally NZ and Singapore: news and current events, guest of the week, and a review.

    9:00 am

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    Sounds Folk

    The best folk music   The best in current and past folk music and its many associated styles.[...]

    10:00 am

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    A Jazz Experience

    The whole history of the genre   Recent ArtSound trainees bring you their favourite tracks and discoveries from the long, varied history of jazz.[...]

    12:00 pm

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    Arts About

    Neil Doody provides a look back at the best arts content from the week, and previews some from the week ahead <iframe [...]

    1:00 pm

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    Sounds Classical

    Classical music from the Renaissance through to today, often with a weekly theme.

    2:00 pm

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    Hot, Sweet & Jazzy

    From the studios of The Pulse, Geelong, a rotating line-up of six jazz aficionados playing tunes from across and near the genre, from the 1920s onward, and from America, Australia, Europe, and elsewhere, including rare recordings.

    4:00 pm

    View more

    The Broadway Musicals Yearbook

    In each episode, Len Power explores the musical theatre of one year — chosen at random — from the long history of the art form. He plays songs from hit Broadway shows and the flops, too; songs you know and love and great songs you’ve never heard before. Len also shares anecdotes about behind-the-scenes treachery, bad luck, poor management, and total incompetency.

    5:00 pm

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    Roaring Twenties

    Neil Sheldon presents a showcase of popular music from the 1920s, the Age of Jazz[...]

    6:00 pm

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    Allegory of Music. A painting by Laurent de La Hyre

    Early Music Experience

    Mark Shepheard explores European music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras.

    7:00 pm

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    Concert Hall

    The best of Canberra performances of all forms of classical music performed by local and international solo instruments, voices, ensembles, orchestras, and choirs at such venues as the ANU School of Music, the Wesley Music Centre, the National Gallery, the National Library, and local churches.

    8:00 pm

    View more

    The Phantom Dancer

    1920s-30s singer Greg Poppleton hosts a non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio. With high energy music, first hand history from original radio broadcasts, and little talk. Won the CBAA Best Music Show Award in 2007 and was a finalist in 2016.

    10:00 pm

    View more

    Bohemian Beat

    Riddhi explores poetry and its influence on music and culture through the ages.

    11:00 pm

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    After Hours

    Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

    12:00 am

    View more

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