MTPR

Joan Richarde

Host and Producer

Joan Richarde is the Host and Producer of Oasis, Jonkunnu Express, CityLights, Dance Party, Ensemble and Sojourn.  She also hosts & produces Blues on the Move, Night Flight, and Muse's Jukebox, in rotation with other MTPR host/producers.

Ways to Connect

Celebrate the first full month of Spring with Doc Sandoz and Joan Richarde by tuning in to The Psychedelic Circus, Friday April 21 from 10:00 p.m. to Midnight.  We'll be spinning musical "sound blossoms" from the classic years of Psychedelia, 1967-1973 as the grass greens up and the trees leaf out! Put on your tie-died t-shirts & tune in.

The Psychedelic Circus returns to the airwaves St. Patrick's Day with a pot of green gold found at the far end of rainbow.
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The Psychedelic Circus returns to the airwaves St. Patrick's Day with a pot of green gold found at the far end of the rainbow. This month the show will feature Irish psychedelic bands! So grab a Guinness and join Doc Sandoz & Joan Richarde from 10:00 p.m. - midnight this Friday, February 17, for some mind-bending Celtic and kindred sounds, only on Montana Public Radio.

Join Doc Sandoz & Joan Richarde from 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17 for some psychedelic music medicine on Montana Public Radio.
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The Psychedelic Circus skates its way to the airwaves this Friday, Feb. 17 with an assortment of musical remedies for cabin fever, winter malaise, or whatever may be blocking your way to February bliss!  Join Doc Sandoz & Joan Richarde from 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. for some psychedelic music medicine on Montana Public Radio. Tune in on your radio or online.

Get hep to the scene with Joan and the good doctor as they blitz the airwaves with radical music from the revolutionary '60s.
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"It's time we stop, hey, what's that sound? Everybody look what's going down." Buffalo Springfield, "For What It's Worth" - January, 1967.

The Psychedelic Circus celebrates the spirit of protest. Get hep to the scene with Joan and the good doctor as they blitz the airwaves with radical music from the revolutionary '60s. You just might want to go wild in the streets!

Tune in on Montana Public Radio Friday, January 20 at 10:00 p.m, on your radio or online

Start your "All Hallows Eve" celebration early this year with a special Halloween edition of The Psychedelic Circus. Dr. Sandoz and Joan Richarde will provide musical tricks and treats for your 'Psychedelic' listening pleasure this Friday, October 28 from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Put on your costume, light the candles and tune in.

Fields of blooming flower children and arrowleaf balsamroot herald the arrival of The Psychedelic Circus, as we celebrate spring. Join Dr. Sandoz and Joan Richarde for an audio explosion of sound & color tonight on MTPR. Tune in tonight from 10:00 p.m. to midnight, on your radio or online at mtpr.org. Be there or "be square" but be sure to tune in, either way!

Suffering from cabin fever?  Have the winter doldrums got you staring at blank walls? The Psychedelic Circus rolls back into Montana Public Radio Friday February 19, from 10:00 p.m. - midnight. Dr. Sandoz & Joan Richarde will be spinning obscure gems from the psychedelic era to surround you in a "musical meltdown" that's sure to liven up your Friday night & transport you to a higher plane!  Tune in, turn down the lights, and let the music take you away.

A hint of Halloween is in the air as the Psychedelic Circus rolls into town & onto the airwaves tonight on MTPR. Join Joan Richarde & Dr. Sandoz from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Friday, October 9, for lesser known psychedelic music gems from 1964-1973 and let the music transform your state of mind!

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Lose your mind with us as we trip along the edge of sanity! The Psychedelic Circus features Psychiatric Psychedelica tonight at 10:00 p.m. Listen on your radio or online.

This Friday from 7:30 - 10 p.m., Joan Richarde & Dr. Sandoz will present a Halloween Psychedelic Circus featuring music from 1965-1973 to send chills, thrills & shivers down your psychedelic spine.

The music is guaranteed to blow your mind and wig you out...in keeping with the spooky spirit of All Hallows Eve. Grab your carved pumpkin, turn down the lights & bring your funny bone along for the musical ride!