Programs A-Z

  • American Routes is produced in New Orleans, and presents a broad range of American music:  blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and...

  • WNIU is the only full-time, 24-hour-a-day, commercial-free classical music radio station in Northern Illinois.  And it's all made possible with your support.  Thank you.

  • Echoes creates a modern soundscape of music that draws from a multitude of cultures, traditions and genres.  John Diliberto hosts two-hours of evocative, ground-breaking music, seamlessly bridging...

  • Encore on WNIU is an occasional series which airs on select Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

    Host, Eric Hradecky is pleased to present another season of the Rockford Symphony Orchestra's Classic Series.  Each...

  • Get your weekend off to a rousing start when you join host Harold Brown for a three-hour mix of the best traditional and contemporary blues.

  • WNIJ is your station for in-depth news and intelligent talk. But we know how to have a little fun, too. Join Patrick Sheehan from 1 to 4 each Saturday afternoon for three hours of music that gave birth to rock-n-roll.

  • Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound...

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.  Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio...

  • Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.


  • World Cafe is the premier public radio showcase for contemporary music, serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country.  Host David Dye...