Programs A-Z

Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

Music from around the world.

All Things Considered offers breaking news, compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.  Montana Public Radio News...

A weekly one-hour public affairs program, Alternative Radio provides information, analysis and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.

Alternative Radio is a weekly one...

Recorded blues from early roots to current hits, as well as classic rhythm & blues, southern soul and occasional gospel are featured on this weekly program produced by Montana Public Radio. 

A variety of chamber music can be heard every Sunday morning on Montana Public Radio. Currently broadcasting http://wfmt.com/main.taf?p=12,11,8,1

Other chamber music series have...

Delightful stories and music for children of all ages: The Children’s Corner provides two hours of music, stories, and imaginative activities for kids from age 2 to 92.

Annie Garde and Sam Manno alternate in hosting this weekly...

Since 1990, Chrysti the Wordsmith has been plumbing the depths of dictionaries obscure, arcane and pedestrian to craft word and phrase histories for her radio audience.

Music from the soul of the city...post-modern, alternative, new psychedelic, music from the 1980's to the present day. City Lights is produced locally by Joan Richarde at Montana Public Radio. 

Locally programmed classical music to fill your afternoon.

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Discontinued as of November 17, 2014.

From sock hop to hip hop, the Friday Night Dance Party will get you off the couch and moving. It might be slow dances and 50's love songs, 60's rock or soul and 70's funk, techno re-mixes or...

Discontinued as of November 17, 2014. See new program All Over the Map for more eclectic music.

Explore the world through your radio: Moroccan Sufi chants, avant-klezmer, rock...

Dimensions in Jazz features music from the granddaddies and grandmammas of jazz. You'll hear the big composers like Duke Ellington and Count Basie, but also great musicians whose names might not be so familiar. Dimensions in Jazz is locally...

A different documentary special is featured each week.

Discontinued as of November 17, 2014.

Ensemble features chamber and orchestral classical music locally produced by Montana Public Radio. 

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MTPR events calendars includes University and Community Activities on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and the Performing Arts Calendar on Tuesday and Friday. Submit your events here

For keen observers, a walk to the grocery store or a hike up a mountain can inspire questions. Where do magpies nest?  Why doesn’t a spider stick to its own web? How do water striders keep from sinking?  Every week since 1992, Field Notes...

From favorite seasonal recipes, to the roots of our food traditions, to the politics of food, the Food Guys illuminate the culinary world each Sunday, in this 10 minute program produced by Montana Public Radio.

The Food Guys have also...

Freeforms offers a mix of folk, blues, world music, pop and jazz served up every weekday by Montana Public Radio's local hosts. Mike Steinberg and Rigel Bankshot rotate hosting on alternate Fridays.

Freeforms offers a mix of folk, blues, world music, pop and jazz served up every weekday by Montana Public Radio's local hosts.

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Freeforms offers a mix of blues, world music, pop, rock, soul and jazz served up every weekday by Montana Public Radio's local hosts. Zed hosts on Thursdays.

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Freeforms offers a mix of folk, blues, world music, pop and jazz served up every weekday by Montana Public Radio's local hosts.

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Freeforms offers a mix of folk, blues, world music, pop and jazz served up every weekday by Montana Public Radio's local hosts. Gus Chambers, Tom Engelmann, and Howard Kingston alternate hosting on Wednesdays.

MTPR's on-air arts and culture magazine.

Folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana.

Supreme Court rulings. Breaking news. Thoughtful interviews. A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the...

Home Ground Radio is a half-hour public affairs program with topics that range from the environment to the politics of Montana and the rural west. In each program, host Brian Kahn conducts one or two...

Discontinued as of November 17, 2014

In Other Words features interviews, discussions, and music from a feminist perspective. It is locally produced by Montana Public Radio.

Indigenous Expressions with host David Sam.

Jazz Archives takes us through the evolution of various genres of music—ragtime, blues, small-group swing, big-band swing, boogie-woogie, bebop and more, with a focus on musical personalities and characters as well as instruments and styles....

NPR Music, Member Station WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center unite to create the next generation of jazz programming from public radio.

Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents...

Jazz Sessions tends to proceed like a real jam session, from improvisation on a tune to the full-out jazz jam complete with drum solo. On the last Thursday of each month, jazz aficionado Jon Jackson joins host Terry Conrad on the program to...

The Jonkunnu Express rolls through your radio each Saturday night. The show features music of African peoples from the Mediterranean Sea to the Cape of Good Hope, as well as music of the Caribbean islands including Jamaica, Cuba, Barbados,...

Singer-songwriters and bands recorded live in Bozeman.

Marketplace Morning Report is a weekday market and business report. Produced by American Public Media.

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

An encore broadcast of the weeks top news feature story from MTPR News.

A wide variety of classical music is broadcast each weekday morning on Morning Classics. The daily program is selected by Music Director Susan Israel from the classical section of Montana Public Radio's music library.

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition.  Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning...

Morning Edition Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and...

Mountain West Voices with host Clay Scott is a program featuring the extraordinary stories of ordinary people throughout the Rocky Mountain West.

Discontinued as of November 17, 2014.

Continuing his long-running conversation with the American public, Bill Moyers returned to radio in January 2012 with Moyers &...

Muse's Jukebox presents an eclectic mix of rock, folk, jazz and pop. This show goes wherever the Muse takes it, with each week's rotating host giving the show a distinct flavor. Muse's Jukebox is a favorite with listeners, for Friday night get...

Montana Public Radio airs a one-hour music special or music documentary program each week from local and national producers.

Today's most talented and compelling musicians visit Musicians' Spotlight to "talk shop" and play a bit. Host and producer John Floridis brings his own musical expertise  along with over a decade and a half of experience conducting interviews. ...

Not just for Natives, National Native News is the only daily news and information program produced from a Native perspective that can be heard on public radio stations nationwide and in Canada. Produced...

Thursday nights take flight with this local program produced by Montana Public Radio. From folk or jazz to the British invasion, tune-in for three hours of music by free association.

Tuesday night music themes range from humorous to erudite. The subject matter has spanned the quest for money to a multi-week series on Homer’s Odyssey. How does host John Myers come up with thematic music for the Night Flight? He has a massive...

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