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.

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It's the third Friday of the month, and the Psychedelic Circus is arriving in town packed with '60s & early '70s protest & message music, as we reflect upon the past and upcoming State of The Union.

An uplifting music experience is ahead as we revisit musical gems of the past, Friday January 19. The fun starts at 10 p.m. and continues through midnight, on your radio or online at Join Doc Sandoz and me, Joan Richarde,  10 p.m. - 12 a.m. Friday night for this month's Psychedelic Circus!

Join Joan Richarde and Doc Sandoz Friday, Nov. 17, as they mine psychedelic musical gems from 10 p.m. to midnight.
Brook Trout

All the leaves are brown, and the sky is gray, and The Psychedelic Circus arrives this Friday night to brighten your day!  Join Joan Richarde and Doc Sandoz Friday, Nov. 17, as they mine psychedelic musical gems from 10 p.m. to midnight.  We guarantee a musically induced trip to distant corners of the known universe. Fasten your seat-belt and come along for the ride!

Tune in Friday, Oct 20 from 10 to midnight for the next "Psychedlic Circus" on MTPR.
Brook Trout

"The Psychedelic Circus" returns to Montana Public Radio's airwaves Friday 10/20, starting at 10 p.m.!  We'll be celebrating the return of rain to the big skies of Montana with music from the classic psychedelic years 1965 to 1973 with tracks by The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Traffic, The Guess Who and many more. Join Joan Richarde & Doc Sandoz as we splash in the puddles with our paisley umbrellas this Friday night, 10 p.m. to midnight. We guarantee a pleasant musical trip will be had by all!

Tired of smokey eyes from smokey skies? The Psychedelic Circus rolls onto the airwaves of Montana Public Radio Friday night from 10 p.m. to midnight to take your mind off the heat and summer smoke.  Psychedelic musical gems will transport you to clear skies and cleanse your aura in preparation for the coming eclipse. 

Join Joan Richarde and Doc Sandoz, on your radio or online Friday August 18, 2017 at 10 p.m. for a rollicking romp through psychedelic music from the classic years: 1967-1973.  Let our Psychedelic Soundtrack take you on the journey to the center of your mind!

Chill out with some hot tunes spun by Doc Sandoz and Joan Richarde on the July edition of 'The Psychedelic Circus,' riding the airwaves of Montana Public Radio starting at 10:00 p.m. tonight.  Once a month, we light up your Friday night with classic psychedelic gems recorded between 1965 - 1973.  Turn your volume up to 11 and be transported to a higher musical plane, 10:00 p.m. to midnight!