Program schedule

Here’s our weekly program schedule. You can also show a particular program type: Arts | Blues | Classical | Folk | Jazz | Nostalgia | Special interest | World music

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Jun
23
Sun
The Phantom Dancer
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Phantom Dancer

A treasure trove of swing, jazz & dance from live 1920s-60s radio & TV presented by Greg Poppleton, 1920s-30s style dance band singer and band leader. Includes Australian, UK, US and non-English language swing orchestras, vocalists, society bands, bop, trad, blues, cool, jive as well as the occasional hillbilly, western swing and early rock ‘n’ roll live radio material.

Bohemian Beat
Jun 23 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Bohemian Beat

The Bohemian Beat takes the listener on a journey through the minds and lives of some of the greatest men and women that have ever lived and weaves a tale through the creative inspiration that has manifested in the literature, music, visual arts, philosophy, science and sociology of the day. By revealing the events that shaped such potent expression, Riddhi discovers the truth, beauty and humanity behind these ageless words. Visit the website: www.thebohemianbeat.com

Jun
24
Mon
Hit Parade of Yesterday
Jun 24 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Hit Parade of Yesterday

Step back in time with “Hit Parade of Yesterday” – Vintage music from the 20s & 30s, more precisely, 1926-1937, jazz, big bands, and some Australian bands, personalities and music from the movies are featured. Original recordings are used. A monthly special highlights a personality or a band or, perhaps, a type of music or dance. This program began in March 1978!

Arts Café
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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.

In The Foyer
Jun 24 @ 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.

Down in the Basement
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Down in the Basement

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

Beale Street Caravan
Jun 24 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 25 @ 12:00 am
Beale Street Caravan

The most widely distributed blues radio program in the world attracts more than 2.4 million listeners each week. Each week, the show takes its audience to the greatest blues venues in Memphis and around the US. The world’s best blues artists are featured in intimate performances. For more info visit the website: www.bealestreetcaravan.com