Programs A-Z

  • Afropop Worldwide is the U.S.A.'s first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.

  • Welcome to All Over The Map, a weekly program that will combine genres of music from anywhere and everywhere with no boundaries. No telling what we're likely to hear or where we'll end up but we'll do our best to surprise and entertain you on a...

  • Live news from National Public Radio.

  • A broad spectrum of American folk, blues, rock, roots, Cajun, Zydeco and country music with interviews of American legends.

  • Classical music and interviews with local non-profit, educational, and cultural organizations.

  • Cajun music. En Francais.

  • Each week Pearson Cross interviews Acadiana's most influential officials and news-makers.

    Dr. Pearson Cross is Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at UL...

  • Live Blues Performance Recordings.

  • With a passion for combining new beats, sounds and auditory movements with timeless ambient and electronic classics dating back from the 1920s-30s to today, I take a loose theme (normally inspired by new experiences or topical events every week...

  • Big Bands and Nostalgia.

  • Traditional and contemporary Bluegrass.

  • Contemporary blues and roots.

    Raoul was first introduced to the blues, like many of us, by rock'n'roll groups from the 60s. He was hooked and began his quest to educate himself about the forefathers and contemporary artists of the blues....

  • Contemporary blues and roots.

  • Contemporary blues and roots.

  • Contemporary blues and roots.

  • Continuing the tradition set by Mr. Pete Bergeron and adding her own twist to the programming, Mandy Migues hosts Bonjour Louisiane each Friday morning. Spend your Fridays with Mandy and enjoy two hours French programming and music by Louisiana...

  • En Francais. Cajun French music. Information on upcoming performances, events, and jam sessions around Acadiana.

    Waking up is hard to do, but Pete Bergeron makes it a little more pleasant for us all with his Louisiana French and two...

  • Louisiana Swamp Pop, Blues, Jazz, Cajun and Zydeco.

  • Reports on Louisiana politics, government and the people shaping state policy.

  • Traditional and contemporary Cajun French music. En Francais avec Zach Fuselier.  You can reach Zach at

  • The best of Louisiana blues, rock, and more.

  • Folk music and interviews about environmental awareness.

  • A musical journey of the tradional sounds from across the globe.

  • Music from the Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore housed at the University of Louisiana of Lafayette's Center for Louisiana Studies.  Megan samples collections like the 1934 Lomax recordings, 1950s recordings by Harry Oster, 1960s recordings...

  • Hosted in Spanish. Traditional music from all around the Latin world. Information on cultural events and social services of interest to the local Latin community.

  • Francomix features the latest releases from the international Francophone pop and dance scene, and also includes some Louisiana music. En Francais and in English.

  • Freetown Radio is a free form, mixed bag of sounds showcasing music that is often neglected on commercial radio. Host Roger Kash exposes the intricate and subtle connections linking all genres of music from the dawn of recorded music early in...

  • Interviews with authors, entertainers, and news makers.

  • Compilation of features from throughout the week on Fresh Air.

  • A rich collection of R&B, Soul, Funk and Jazz from New Orleans and the greater Gulf Coast region, going back as far as the late 1940’s, hosted by Dan Phillips.

  • Deep in the night

    Airwaves are quiet

    Robots run the show

    But there is one place

    Vampires show face

    "Ghost Towne Radio"

    Modern composer, harsh tones, extreme metal, found sound, voices in a cave.

  • An eclectic mix of harp music from around the world. You'll hear music throughout the ages, from the very beginnings of written music to pieces by contemporary composers. Harps have been incorporated into the musics of surprisingly diverse...

  • A mix of ambient, electronic, world, new age, classical and experimental music; recognized as the original, most widely heard, premiere showcase for "contemplative music, broadly defined."

  • Host Esther Tyree explores the inspiration, practice, and projects with those created by Louisiana artists. Local artists join Esther in the KRVS studios to visit about their craft and share, with listeners, their artistic journey. 

  • Reggae Music.

  • Exploration of the new, old and experimental music of the Island nation, and how they rock the world from dusk to the rising sun.

    Every Monday night at 11 PM listeners journey across the Pacific to Japan with producers Danny Hiltz and...

  • World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael and celebrated jazz artists discuss their creative process and how their passion for jazz has inspired their work. They share their favorite recordings with the listener as well as insight into their...

  • K-POP is the term that represents popular music produced by Korean artists in South Korea. The history of K-POP can be traced back as early as to 1990s when K-POP became very popular among many Asian countries. In fact, there is another name,...

  • A celebration of Cajun French music and the roots that have carried the sound to what it is today.

  • La Vellonera, a translation for "The Jukebox" used in many Latin-American countries, brings listeners a diverse selection from varied Latin genres, countries, and artists. The program has one sole purpose, to bridge the gap between the Latino...

  • Recorded live in Cypress Lake Studios at KRVS, Local Produce Live features original cuts from local and regional bands we love. Produced in partnership with the 

  • Lost in Love, brings to the airwaves, a humorous, heartfelt commentary on the subject of love hosted by Renella Rose Champagne. Join Renella as she travels through the genre of old-school country music, with a sprinklin’ of contemporary country...

  • Each episode takes listeners to the fields and farms, restaurant and home kitchens where the food action is really happening meeting the people who perpetuate the renowned food culture of this delicious place. During the hour long program Poppy...

  • An eclectic mix of folk, rock, singer/songwriters, in-studio performances and interviews.

  • Live news from National Public Radio.

  • Music of Big Bands and Combos.

  • New Jazz Releases.

  • This show is a well-tossed salad of anything from folk to prog rock to back porch blues to funk to punk to psychedelia and more topped with information on the artists and their work.

  • Original rock and roll lives on KRVS. While searching for records to play on "Big Band Swings", I've also picked up some interesting 1950s tunes---and just as BBS has become BBS and other things, Old Gold starts out as a big mix of musical...