Music, artist interviews, and upcoming performances around western Montana.

Legendary singer and guitarist Bonnie Raitt joins host John Floridis on this week's "Musician's Spotlight" to discuss her release, “Dig In Deep," which is the latest of her 17 studio albums. This is Part One of a two-part program.

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On this week's "Musician's Spotlight," we re-broadcast a program from 2009, in tribute to the award-winning composer, David Maslanka, who died August 6, 2017.  A writer, teacher and philosopher as well as composer of over 150 works, Maslanka's music is deeply spiritual and reflects his thirst for knowledge and understanding of the human condition.

It’s a regular ‘potluck Freeforms’ this Wednesday, August 23 at 11:00 a.m. on Montana Public Radio.

“ No time for a thoughtful presentation. I’m just going with what the station has on hand,” remarks Gus Chambers, your 4th Wednesday of every month Freeforms host.

Fry Street Quartet plays live on Montana Public Radio, August 7, 2017.
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The Fry Street Quartet joined us in Studio B August 7, 2017 to preview their performances at Festival Amadeus, and play some music live on the air.  Sit in with the quartet as they play the second movement of Haydn's "Sunrise Quartet" live on Montana Public Radio

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!