Program schedule

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Mar
27
Wed
Concert Hall repeat
Mar 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Concert Hall repeat

A repeat of Sunday Night’s Concert Hall

In The Foyer
Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Photo of Paris Opera

IN THE FOYER – 3.30pm Mondays .. repeated 3.30pm Wednesday.

30 minutes of interviews, reviews and music focusing on shows being presented in the Canberra region and beyond, and the artists who create and perform in them.

In the Foyer is produced and presented by Bill Stephens OAM, a familiar voice to Artsound listeners through his programs Red Velvet and Wild Boronia (6.00 pm Sundays and 3.30 pm Tuesdays) and Dress Circle. Bill narrated The Gershwin Project and contributed weekly interviews to On Stage, both produced by Len Power.

In addition to his work with ArtSound FM, Bill is a member of the Canberra Critics Circle, reviewing dance, musical theatre and cabaret for City News, Australian Arts Review and the Canberra Critics Circle. He writes feature articles for Stage Whispers, is a member of the Helpmann Awards Cabaret Voting panel, and a longtime interviewer for the National Library of Australia’s Oral History program, specialising in the performing arts.

Swingtime
Mar 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Swingtime

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

This week on Swingtime John Henderson will take us back to one of the legendary concerts organised by John Hammond at Carnegie Hall in 1938 – “From Spirituals to Swing”.  John will feature live recordings from the concert by Count Basie and his Orchestra, the Benny Goodman Sextet, the Kansas City Six, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and other artists – there will be introductions by John Hammond himself.  

John will also celebrate Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s birthday, 20th of March 1915.

One hour of the best Swing and Big Band Music, here on ArtSound.

Down in the Basement
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Down in the Basement

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

Mar
28
Thu
Arts Cafe
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Cafe

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.

Down in the Basement
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Down in the Basement

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

Mar
29
Fri
A Jazz Hour
Mar 29 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
A Jazz Hour

Barry O’Sullivan presents the very best in contemporary reflective and nostalgic music in the jazz form from swing to bebop to mainstream and free form. The program features recorded music from Australian and international performers plus frequent interviews with music makers.