Programs A-Z

  • Thursdays 10AM-12PM
    Tune in to 'A Wandering Ear', an exploration of musical styles through the centuries and across the continents. Hosted by Ed Campbell.

  • Saturdays 12PM-1PM
    A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family.

  • Sundays 4PM-5PM
    Hosted by one of Africa 's best-loved broadcast personalities, Georges Collinet, Afropop Worldwide explores the music and cultures that encompass the entire African Diaspora. Afropop is a radio program, a web site, a...

  • Weekdays 5PM-7PM
    NPR's evening news magazine. All Things Considered (ATC) is serious news, frivolous fun, and everything in between.

    On May 3, 1971, at 5 p.m., All Things Considered debuted on 90 public radio stations. In the more...

  • Saturdays 5PM-6PM

  • Sundays 5PM-6PM

  • Saturdays 8PM-10PM
    A loud and noisy rock 'n roll show – that makes no sense. Mad Doctor Matt mines a different musical vein each week…nothing's sacred and nothing's off-limits. 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's rock, blues, jazz, alternative,...

  • Saturdays 1PM-3PM
    Hosted by Nick Spitzer, American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

  • Tuesdays 1:30PM
    An interview program showcasing visual, performing, and literary arts, primarily created in Humboldt and Del Norte counties, occasionally featuring guests of national and international renown. Interviews with educators and...

  • Wednesdays 1AM-2AM
    Beale Street Caravan,® the most widely distributed Blues radio program in the world, attracts more than 2.4 million listeners each week. Produced in The Home of the Blues: Memphis, Tennessee Beale Street Caravan covers...

  • Saturdays 10AM-11AM
    A hilarious, fast-paced call-in program with Boston brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (Click and Clack) dispensing uninhibited automotive first aid and roadside philosophy, taking the fear out of car repair and finding the...

  • Wednesdays 12AM-1AM
    Theodore takes you on musical journeys connected by a theme ranging through the music of the last five decades.


  • Fridays 2AM-3AM
    The Big Picture Science radio show and podcast engages the public with modern science research through lively and intelligent storytelling. Science radio doesn’t have to be dull. The only dry thing about our program is the...

  • Wednesdays 1:30PM-2PM
    This award-winning series of half-hour shows features the “bioneers” – social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions for people and planet.

  • Saturdays 3AM-7AM
    Blues Before Sunrise showcases blues as part of a cultural landscape that includes jump and jive, rhythm and blues, swing, doo wop, gospel, comedy, and recitation.

  • Giving you a taste of the latest contemporary and classic sophisticated soul mixed down with a little bit of neo soul to set the mood for your late night rendezvous.

  • Saturdays 10PM-12AM
    A "hot circle" is a 1950's hardboiled term for "good record." Join the Boy Wonder for an eclectic assortment of cool tunes to stride, or stumble, into a new day.

  • Fridays 8PM-10PM
    Michael Eldridge, Dan Aldag and Michael Quam of the Redwood Jazz Alliance rotate host duties, bringing you their best blend of contemporary Jazz, Improvised, Modern Creative and New Music and previewing upcoming...

  • A short feature series hosted by Humboldt State University President, Lisa Rossbacher. Dr. Rossbacher highlights campus activities, students, staff and faculty - as well as discussion on the political, financial and social landscape of the CSU...

  • Ann Diver-Stamnes and Pam Brown retired from teaching careers at Humboldt State University and started having conversations...

  • Wednesdays 7PM-8PM
    Conversations with some of the most celebrated writers, artists and thinkers of our day, addressing contemporary ideas and values, often discussing the creative process. Hosted by Linda Hunt, you'll hear diverse...

  • Mondays 10AM-12PM
    Classical Corner with Felicia Oldfather providing the listener with a variety of chamber music and information about local performance throughout the county.

  • Mary and Solomon, from the Northcoast Book Discussion Group, explore literary classics and their relevance to present day.

  • Sundays 5AM-7AM
    A diverse presentation of Gospel music, digging deeper, going beyond blues, soul, jazz, R&B, "... altogether more extreme in its depths and in its heights". Makes you want to sing, shout, moan, dance, clap and holler....

  • Find out what the stars have in store for you...A weekly astrological forecast hosted by Salina Rain.

  • Weekdays 9AM-10AM
    An independent news program features international journalists, grassroots leaders, independent analysts, as well as ordinary people directly affected by world events and U.S. policy.

  • Thursdays 1AM-2AM
    Each week, Earthsongs gives Public Radio and Net listeners the chance to explore the Native influences that help shape and define contemporary American music.

    Earthsongs is distributed by Native Voice One and can...

  • Thursdays 1:30PM-2PM

    Timely interviews on environmental issues that matter most on the North Coast and our bioregion, along with news and information on upcoming meetings, hikes and events. Presented by the Northcoast Environmental...

  • Thursdays 3PM-4PM
    Halimah the Dreamah presents contemporary and traditional music from India, Africa, the Balkans, Scandinavia, the Middle East, plus Celtic music and more, with informational commentary and artist interviews.

  • Saturdays 12AM-2AM
    Eclectic Music with Brian Nathaniel.

    Explore Everything was...

  • Wednesdays 2PM-4PM
    An audio chamber of events whose meaning is subjective… music, stories, interviews, history. A little for everyone, never too much for anyone...enjoy like you would a surprise present, still in the wrapper. Hosted by...

  • Sundays 7PM-9PM
    Following in the footsteps of Don Wolski and the Bayside Hayride! With host Jay Stallman, our radio show explores the wild and wonderful landscape of folk music. Tune in to hear a wide range of traditional and contemporary...

  • Food For Thought explores many facets of the community/food intersection. Host Jennifer Bell addresses issues of food security, food equity and community resilience through interviews with local farmers, fishermen, food producers, land use...

  • Weekdays 12PM-1PM
    Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 5 million people listen to the show's intimate...

  • Each week, Bonnie brings you mainly Baroque music, designed to get you through the middle of the week. You'll hear plenty of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Corelli, Telemann and others from the "Age of Enlightenment," including new recordings of old...

  • Tuesdays 8PM-10PM
    Hosted by Arcata jazz pianist Darius Brotman, Gone Sides features mainstream modern jazz, from 1945 to the present, with emphasis on small-group instrumental acoustic jazz.

  • Mondays 10PM-12AM
    Chance. Unless you’re Diamond Jim, you never know the outcome from a roll of the dice. That’s the credo when you open the lid of Gus Mozart's Music Box. It’s a cavalcade of songs culled from the Modern Age, strung...

  • Tuesdays 2PM-4PM
    Indie and more with DJ Gobi Blank.

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  • Wednesdays 2AM-3AM
    Mass media: a powerful tool, often misused. We're trying to turn that around with uplifting programs that encourage listeners to think and to act with vision, conscience and compassion.

  • Sundays 9PM-10PM
    Host Dan Chandler presents music from cultures around the world. Most programs have a theme, such as a type of instrument, a particular geographic region, or musical style.

  • Mondays 2PM-4PM
    The soundtrack of here, now and then. Community, music, and more. 

    Hosted by Mike Dronkers. 

    Explore In The Trees...

  • KHSU's weekday newsmagazine. Highlighting north coast news, people, places, and events. Hosts include Lorna Bryant, Claire Reynolds, Katie Whiteside, and Brian Curtis. 

  • Mondays 7PM-8PM
    Vogue magazine describes Harry Shearer's Le Show as "wildly clever, iconoclastic stew of talk, music, political commentary, readings of inadvertently funny public documents or trade magazines and scripted skits."

  • Tuesdays 10PM-12AM
    Every week brings a new and exciting journey into the strange and mysterious world of songs and sounds with Jakob Sweden and DJ Ratrace.

  • Fridays 1:30PM-2PM
    Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics...

  • Monday-Friday 3AM-9AM

  • Mondays 8PM-10PM
    Join Tom Cairns each week as he brings you 40 years of programming experience for a musical journey through the world of jazz. Focusing on the post-war period to the present day, you'll experience everything from solo...

  • My Favorite Lecture is an educational lecture series in which Humboldt State educators share some of their favorite material  with a live community audience in downtown Arcata, California. No topic is too big or small. 

    My Favorite...

  • Mondays 2AM-3AM
    Life-affirming, socially and spiritually relevant information, practical knowledge and perennial wisdom delivered through the voices and visions of those who are asking new questions and looking at the world in positive and...