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Studio 50 @ WICN Public Radio

From full-band recordings to live performances and special events, WICN's beautiful Studio 50 space is available on an hourly basis. Contact us for details.

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2019 Newport Jazz Festival Bus Trip

Enjoy a luxurious ride to the granddaddy of all music festivals – The Newport Jazz Festival — on Saturday, August 3rd with WICN!

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Jazz At Sunset Concert Series

American indie-soul band Dwight & Nicole headlines the first 2019 Jazz at Sunset concert on Friday, July 12th...

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KAMASI WASHINGTON – JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH

In a few short years, we have seen the rise to prominence of tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington. The curve of his career isn’t altogether surprising, but he has perhaps arrived at a place that’s uncommon for 21st century players.  Washington has become one of the most talked-about Jazz personalities of recent years, including his upcoming […]


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Jazz Overnight

12:00amSunday

12:00amSunday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Sunday Jazz Brunch

8:00amSunday

8:00amSunday

Sunday mornings are special at WICN--it's when you'll hear the latest in contemporary, straight-ahead, and Brazilian Jazz. Explore the lighter side of Jazz with artists like Jane Monheit, Claudio Roditi and others. It's the perfect soundtrack to your Sunday morning!

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Colors of Jazz

12:00pmSunday

12:00pmSunday

Colors of Jazz provides a diverse mix of smooth jazz, rhythm & blues and show tunes that groove. While highlighting the jazz masters and their influence on the music, the show features a spectrum of the smoothest of jazz standards, neo-soul, and contemporary R&B. A selection of Broadway and other musical soundtracks complement the tempo of the show.

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Radio Deluxe

4:00pmSunday

4:00pmSunday

Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli is radio that is indeed deluxe! Every weekend John and his wife and co-host, singer Jessica Molaskey, play music and entertain guests in their "deluxe living room." The stories, the laughs, the artists and their songs make the party a must for listeners week after week.  

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Rhythms of the World

6:00pmSunday

6:00pmSunday

Take a journey around the world without packing your bags! Enjoy the sounds of Enya, Sigur Ros, Jesse Cook and more as we explore the Rhythms of the World, every Sunday at 6 PM on WICN with host Karen Mungal. A splendid way to end your weekend!

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Inquiry

9:00pmSunday

9:00pmSunday

On Inquiry, we'll bring you thought-provoking, informative, and often wild discussions with some of the most interesting people in art, history, science, finance, medicine, and more. You'll hear everything from Magellan to Mars landings, from Cole Porter to punk rock aerobics, from comics to the Venus de Milo...always expect something different on Inquiry.

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Business Beat

10:00pmSunday

10:00pmSunday

Hosted by Steve Jones-D'Agostino, "Business Beat" is an in-depth interview show that highlights the world of Central New England's business and economic-development leaders. Learn about their successes and failures as well as their hopes and dreams.

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Public Eye

10:30pmSunday

10:30pmSunday

Insightful guests and stimulating conversation is what you can expect on "Public Eye." Keep your eye on 90.5 FM for “The Public Eye,” Sunday evenings at 10:30.

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11:00pmSunday

Candy is the creator of the weekly series 'The Story Behind Her Success,' now airing on WICN on Sunday evenings at 11 pm. Before this, Candy created the legendary 'Exceptional Women' radio show and is the President & Co-Founder of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment. Candy is the recipient of 45 local and national awards for excellence in women’s programming. 'Open Mic,' hosted by the esteemed Jordan Rich, follows 'The Story of Her Success' to round out the 11 o'clock hour. In "On Mic with Jordan Rich," you'll hear intimate discussions of the art and business of voice-over as well as all of the performing arts.

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Jazz Overnight

12:00am

12:00am

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Jazz Overnight

12:00amMonday

12:00amMonday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Morning Vibe Time

6:00amMonday

6:00amMonday

Start your morning off right! Get all jazzed up each weekday listening to Morning Vibe Time with Michelle Willson, 6-9am on 90.5 WICN.

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Jazz Highways

9:00amMonday

9:00amMonday

Breaking the boundaries between Jazz, pop and funk music. Jazz has taken many roads over the last 100 years and we travel many of them along the Jazz Highways. Mainstream Jazz, swing and blues side by side with Jazz-inspired artists like Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and more!

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The Blend

12:00pmMonday

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12:00pmMonday

Join host Tyler Alderson for a new and refreshing take on Jazz classics as well as a curated exploration of the best new releases in the Jazz world!

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Standard Time

3:00pmMonday

3:00pmMonday

The Great American Songbook and Jazz Standards, as performed by a diverse mix of artists  from the world of jazz and beyond!  You'll hear everything from Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella to Madelaine Peyroux, Willie Nelson and David Sanborn.  

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Jazz Night in America

6:00pmMonday

6:00pmMonday

Every Monday, Jazz Night in America presents some of the best live jazz performances happening around the country and the stories behind them. With multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride as host, this one-hour show features hand-picked performances from across the country, woven with the colorful stories of the artists behind them.    

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Soul Serenade

7:00pmMonday

7:00pmMonday

Tune in every Monday night to listen to the best in current and vintage soul music. Enjoy the classic sounds of Motown, the gritty sounds of Stax and the sweet sounds of Philly soul mixed in with a touch of gospel, jazz, blues, and even country! Soul music is an American original, songs that sing of love, hate, church and family. It’s about a time, a place and most certainly, a dance.

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Positive Noise

10:00pmMonday

10:00pmMonday

Uncle Mark takes to the WICN airways the first and third Monday of each month to spin his unique brand of alternative rock from all eras, a.k.a. POSITIVE NOISE.

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Jazz Freeway

10:00pmMonday

10:00pmMonday

Join host Rick McCarthy for a ride down the Jazz Freeway on the second and fourth Monday of each month on WICN!

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Jazz Overnight

12:00amTuesday

12:00amTuesday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Morning Vibe Time

6:00amTuesday

6:00amTuesday

Start your morning off right! Get all jazzed up each weekday listening to Morning Vibe Time with Michelle Willson, 6-9am on 90.5 WICN.

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Jazz Highways

9:00amTuesday

9:00amTuesday

Breaking the boundaries between Jazz, pop and funk music. Jazz has taken many roads over the last 100 years and we travel many of them along the Jazz Highways. Mainstream Jazz, swing and blues side by side with Jazz-inspired artists like Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and more!

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The Blend

12:00pmTuesday

12:00pmTuesday

Join host Tyler Alderson for a new and refreshing take on Jazz classics as well as a curated exploration of the best new releases in the Jazz world!

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Standard Time

3:00pmTuesday

3:00pmTuesday

The Great American Songbook and Jazz Standards, as performed by a diverse mix of artists  from the world of jazz and beyond!  You'll hear everything from Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella to Madelaine Peyroux, Willie Nelson and David Sanborn.  

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6:00pmTuesday

"Jazz Inspired" is a radio series where fascinating, creative people talk about Jazz and how it has inspired their own creative process. It is an hour of intelligent, entertaining radio. Judy's warmth and humor engage her guests in fascinating, unexpected conversations and takes them places that seldom go in other interviews.

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Bluegrass Junction

7:00pmTuesday

7:00pmTuesday

From Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys and Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys to today's hot pickers like Alison Krauss & Rickie Skaggs, Bluegrass Junction is the place where the music is the star, every Tuesday night from 7-10pm.

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Return to the Source

10:00pmTuesday

10:00pmTuesday

"Return to the Source" provides the polished presentation and insightful selections that you would expect from a straight-ahead Jazz show -- and more.

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Jazz Overnight

12:00amWednesday

12:00amWednesday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Morning Vibe Time

6:00amWednesday

6:00amWednesday

Start your morning off right! Get all jazzed up each weekday listening to Morning Vibe Time with Michelle Willson, 6-9am on 90.5 WICN.

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Jazz Highways

9:00amWednesday

9:00amWednesday

Breaking the boundaries between Jazz, pop and funk music. Jazz has taken many roads over the last 100 years and we travel many of them along the Jazz Highways. Mainstream Jazz, swing and blues side by side with Jazz-inspired artists like Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and more!

Learn more

The Blend

12:00pmWednesday

12:00pmWednesday

Join host Tyler Alderson for a new and refreshing take on Jazz classics as well as a curated exploration of the best new releases in the Jazz world!

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Standard Time

3:00pmWednesday

3:00pmWednesday

The Great American Songbook and Jazz Standards, as performed by a diverse mix of artists  from the world of jazz and beyond!  You'll hear everything from Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella to Madelaine Peyroux, Willie Nelson and David Sanborn.  

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Roots of Smooth

6:00pmWednesday

6:00pmWednesday

The Roots of Smooth is a music program that more broadly displays how music connects us to a global community. This hour-long series showcases artists playing their music, and the music of their influences both in and outside of the jazz world. You’ll hear the music of their peers, and the young artists they have influenced. It is an engaging smart blend. Hear the personal journeys of legends such as Grover Washington Jr. and Toots Theilemans as well as the latest generation of players including Esperanza Spaulding and Amina Figarova.

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Against The Grain

7:00pmWednesday

7:00pmWednesday

Against The Grain features a wide variety of music reminiscent of the days when FM radio wasn't categorized - classic folk, contemporary folk, folk-rock, bluegrass, classic country, alt-country, and roots rock, from old favorites to brand new releases by local and international artists.

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Noah’s Arc

10:00pmWednesday

10:00pmWednesday

"Noah's Arc on WICN reveals the music that has influenced my life as a listener as well as a professional jazz musician. From the earliest recordings in jazz to groundbreaking new music, along with fascinating interviews with my peers in the jazz community, I'm so thrilled to bring you a few hours of sound each week that has inspired me as an artist." ~Noah Preminger, host.

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Jazz Overnight

12:00amThursday

12:00amThursday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Morning Vibe Time

6:00amThursday

6:00amThursday

Start your morning off right! Get all jazzed up each weekday listening to Morning Vibe Time with Michelle Willson, 6-9am on 90.5 WICN.

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Jazz Highways

9:00amThursday

9:00amThursday

Breaking the boundaries between Jazz, pop and funk music. Jazz has taken many roads over the last 100 years and we travel many of them along the Jazz Highways. Mainstream Jazz, swing and blues side by side with Jazz-inspired artists like Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and more!

Learn more

The Blend

12:00pmThursday

12:00pmThursday

Join host Tyler Alderson for a new and refreshing take on Jazz classics as well as a curated exploration of the best new releases in the Jazz world!

Learn more

Standard Time

3:00pmThursday

3:00pmThursday

The Great American Songbook and Jazz Standards, as performed by a diverse mix of artists  from the world of jazz and beyond!  You'll hear everything from Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella to Madelaine Peyroux, Willie Nelson and David Sanborn.  

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Cool Jazz Countdown

6:00pmThursday

6:00pmThursday

Cool Jazz Countdown is an hourlong weekly show highlighting the Top 10 Jazz Albums of the week based on jazz charts, listener feedback, and local radio airplay. With tight copy, good production values and balanced co-hosting, Cool Jazz Countdown is a real service to jazz lovers with hectic schedules, helping them stay on top of all that’s new in jazz releases and reissues.  

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Folk Revival

7:00pmThursday

7:00pmThursday

The Folk Revival features the “folk of the folk renaissance” from the second half of the last century right into the millennium. Focusing on the folk boom of the 1950s and the 1960s, this four-hour show also visits recordings from both before and well after that period,  highlighting folk music as a living and ever-changing tradition, connecting listeners and music through an eclectic mix of traditional songs, topical and  protest music, singer-songwriter creations, the blues, folk rock, and more.

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Artistry of Jazz

10:00pmThursday

10:00pmThursday

Join host Ben Young for a deep exploration of Jazz music and the artists bringing it to life!

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Jazz Overnight

12:00amFriday

12:00amFriday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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Morning Vibe Time

6:00amFriday

6:00amFriday

Start your morning off right! Get all jazzed up each weekday listening to Morning Vibe Time with Michelle Willson, 6-9am on 90.5 WICN.

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Jazz Highways

9:00amFriday

9:00amFriday

Breaking the boundaries between Jazz, pop and funk music. Jazz has taken many roads over the last 100 years and we travel many of them along the Jazz Highways. Mainstream Jazz, swing and blues side by side with Jazz-inspired artists like Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and more!

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The Friday Blend

12:00pmFriday

12:00pmFriday

Tune in to a new version of The Friday Blend every Friday from 12-2 pm. 

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Standard Time

2:00pmFriday

2:00pmFriday

The Great American Songbook and Jazz Standards, as performed by a diverse mix of artists  from the world of jazz and beyond!  You'll hear everything from Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella to Madelaine Peyroux, Willie Nelson and David Sanborn.  

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Café Jazz

6:00pmFriday

6:00pmFriday

An hour of Big Band, Bebop and Beyond, Café Jazz is a mix of original vinyl recordings with contemporary jazz releases on CD. The show is energetic, classic and classy. It's filled with lots of fulsome big band sounds, with horns that swing so hard you can almost see the suited gents moving in sync. The show also features the very best of the Bebop era and Straight Ahead jazz!

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Latin Jazz Now!

7:00pmFriday

7:00pmFriday

Join host Jim Benitez as he launches your weekend in the company of the finest and most powerful Latin Jazz musicians in the world!

Pioneering bandleaders who infused the Latin element into their bands were Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Kenton. Other musicians who incorporate Latin elements into their music include drummers Airto Moreira, Antonio Sanchez, and Horacio Hernandez,  percussionists Alex Acuña, Richie Flores, Giovanni Hidalgo, Paoli Mejias, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente and Poncho Sanchez,  trumpeters Arturo Sandoval, Brian Lynch, and Humberto Ramirez, pianists Eddie Palmieri, Rebeca Mauleon, and Tony Perez, bandleader Mario Bauza, trombonist Steve Turré, Juan Pablo Torres, and Papo Vazquez, and saxophonists Paquito D'Rivera, David Sanchez, and Miguel Zenon. All of which and many others you’ll enjoy on “Latin Jazz Now”.

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Jazz 360

10:00pmFriday

10:00pmFriday

Surround yourself in syncopation on Friday nights, as we navigate through various styles of jazz. Expect the unexpected as your host Dana Robbins brings you full-circle with an engaging playlist for late night.

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6:00amSaturday

Host Dick Robinson plays all American Standards every Saturday morning from 6 - 8 a.m.

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8:00amSaturday

Can’t get enough of Ella, Ellington, Sinatra, and Basie?  On The Saturday Swing Session, we can’t either! 

From the great Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Buddy Rich, to legendary crooners like Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra, to today’s stars like Harry Connick, Jr., Gordon Goodwin, Diana Krall and Michael Bublé, host Howard Caplan brings you the best of yesterday’s and today’s swing, big band, and jazz standards.  You’ll have a “swinging good” time!

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Jazz Matinee

12:00pmSaturday

12:00pmSaturday

What better way to wind down from a hard week at work or relax on a weekend afternoon than with Jazz Matinee? Explore all the great jazz standards along with the very best of the American Songbook. You'll hear music from legendary artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, and Stan Getz as well as today's local and national stars, with host Pamela Hines. 

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Radio Rollercoaster

4:00pmSaturday

4:00pmSaturday

Troy Gonyea's Radio Rollercoaster is an eclectic ride through blues-based American music spanning decades and genres with the unique curation of a master musician at the helm!

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New Orleans Grooves

6:00pmSaturday

6:00pmSaturday

Tony Baglio combines his decades-long experience as a radio broadcaster and professional musician with his indelible passion for music, to host New Orleans Grooves, a show featuring the music and artists that reflect the rich culture of New Orleans and Southwest Louisiana. Join him every Saturday, 6-7 pm on 90.5 WICN!

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Saturday Night Fish Fry

7:00pmSaturday

7:00pmSaturday

The Blues is heard every Saturday night from 7:00 - 11:00 on The Saturday Night Fish Fry with Norm Rosen. Saturday is a night where anything can happen, and he provides your soundtrack with Jump Blues, Boogie, and hard rocking blues-rock from contemporary artists. Expect the unexpected, the occasional interview, as well as live Blues from our studios. 

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Beale St. Caravan

11:00pmSaturday

11:00pmSaturday

Beale Street Caravan brings the authentic, soulful sounds of Memphis to your radio. Live, in-concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, gospel, and rock n roll traditions. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell-Worley and Kevin Cubbins, with feature segments from industry insiders such as Jerry Wexler, Bob Porter, and Robert Gordon. 

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Jazz Overnight

12:00amSaturday

12:00amSaturday

Great music never sleeps. Jazz Overnight. 7 days a week, midnight to 6 am.

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