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American Backroads

Thursday, 9 to 10 p.m.

American Backroads  Program Host(s):
Greg Easterling

This program is available for sponsorship!
(Contact Ken Scott for more details.)

Hosted by Greg Easterling, American Backroads combines folk, country, blues and roots-rock from the 50s through the 90s to create an aural portrait of American music.

Upcoming Programming

Apr 24th, 2014: 'Covers'

...including Leon Russell, Dion, James Taylor, Nanci Griffith.

May 1st, 2014: Recent Releases Suzy Bogguss, Hank Williams III, and songs from the Inside Llewyn Davis film soundtrack.

May 8th, 2014: Chess Records Revisited

...including Chuck Berry, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley and Etta James.

May 15th, 2014: Spotlighting Local Chicago Artists

...Westies, Louie Zagoras, Dave Specter, Nick Moss and the Healers with Kate Moss.

May 22nd, 2014: Encore Presentation Celebrating Delmark's 55th Anniversary and Red House's 25th

...with Greg Brown, Guy Davis, Junior Wells and Magic Sam.

May 29th, 2014: Recent Releases Patty Larkin, Rosanne Cash and John Gorka.

Jun 5th, 2014: Ryan Adams, Junior Burke, John Mellencamp and Old Crow Medicine Show

Jun 12th, 2014: Annual Chicago Bluesfest Preview Program

Jun 19th, 2014: Jorma Kaukonen, Southside Johnny, Derek Trucks and Bruce Springsteen

Jun 26th, 2014: Buddy Guy, Dave Specter, Nick Moss, Louie Zagoras

Previous Programming

displays the previous month of programming
Apr 17th, 2014: Recent Releases the Westies, Rosanne Cash, Nick Moss and Buddy Guy.

Apr 10th, 2014: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Old Crow Medicine Show plus local artists Louie Zagoras and Pat Smille

Apr 3rd, 2014: Recent Releases Suzy Bogguss, Willie Nelson, Van Morrison and Tedeschi Trucks Band.

Mar 27th, 2014: Mavis Staples, Buddy Guy, Arlo Guthrie, Dwight Yoakam and Chicago acoustic bluesman Eric Noden

Piano Jazz