Shows

(dis)PERSE Dispatch

Even SUNDAYS @9pm
A wide selection of ambient, experimental, drone, soundart, noise, and difficult music.

A Fool in the Forest
A Fool In The Forest

4th TUESDAYS @6pm
Host Minkoff Chatoy interviews people and their passion, bringing the community to the microphone.

A Little of Everything

Odd MONDAYS @11am
An eclectic mix of music alongside interviews with local educators, politicians, and friends.

African Music

Odd SUNDAYS @9pm
African music on KOWS with your host Jumah Salim

AleK With a K

On hiatus
A three hour musical variety extravaganza covering sixty years of rock ‘n roll.

Ask Linda

Even SUNDAYS @4pm
Call in show with related music from the 60s 70s 80s and 90s includes commentary, advice, humor, and satire.

Astro-Scape

Even MONDAYS @11am
Delving into the current astro ‘weather’, plant lore, nature, and mythology to locate ourselves in the ever turning Wheel of the Year.

Aural Innovations

On hiatus
Radio show and web zine that focuses on Space Rock, Psychedelia, and psychedelically-oriented Stoner Rock

aWAKE! aLIVE! RADIO!

4th Mondays @5pm
The gift of Healing in today’s world of Commerce & Business.

Behind the Sky w/Moon Puppy

On hiatus
From the Beatles to the here-and-now, music and mischief that peeks over the edge of the world.

Blue Light Central

TUESDAYS @Noon
The Blue Light Central rumbles out of the station for a ride through blues, classic R&B, soul, gospel, Zydeco, and low-down boogie.

Blue Moon Americana

THURSDAYS @ 9am
A curated weekly show introducing new Americana releases and exploring classics of the past.

Bluegrass From Sympathy Valley

MONDAYS @6pm
An excursion into the world of Bluegrass, Old Time and Cowboy Music with updates on local and statewide events.

Border Free Music Show

Odd THURSDAYS @2pm
Traveling the globe bringing a musical feast for your ears. New artists, old favorites and live performances in folk, rock and blues.

Boyd’s Club Radio

Odd SUNDAYS @4pm
Sonoma County is music strong nowadays and Boyd’s bringing it back around in a big way.

Brewed For Thought

Odd WEDNESDAYS @6pm
Mario Rubio brings over a decade of experience in the craft beer industry to Sonoma County radio.

British Music Rocks

On hiatus
British Music Rocks is a one hour, weekly radio show bringing the listener fantastic music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

Celtic Coach Radio Show

FRIDAYS @1pm
An Irish music show featuring interviews with the best speakers and transformational teachers on the Planet.

Celtic Contrasts
Celtic Contrasts

MONDAYS @9am
A two hour program of music from Scotland, Ireland, and countries around the world wherever Celts have wandered.

Community Matters

Even THURSDAYS @5pm
Host to provide

Corrina’s Body-Mind Palace

Odd MONDAYS @Noon
A show focused on exploring and understanding the body-mind connection

Counter-Culture Anthology

FRIDAYS @3pm
An exploration of the ‘counter culture alternative’ music scene of the 60s and 70s with your host DJ Jerry Louis.

CounterSpin
CounterSpin

On hiatus
CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, exposing what mainstream media misses

Cross Country Classics

On hiatus
Visit music from country music’s Golden Age with your host MJ. A well known DJ who spent time in the Texas radio circuit.

Crow With No Mouth

SATURDAYS @10pm
Experimental music from around the globe: electro-acoustic, improvisation, noise, extreme computer works, and more!

Dead Air

TUESDAYS @4pm
The Grateful Dead in concert/in studio from 1965–1995. Cory Daniels shares selections from live concerts, rare highlights, and fine studio releases.

Deep Colours

MONDAYS @Midnight
Deep, eclectic and sophisticated music from Ambient to Slow Motion and more beat-focused sounds – simply “music that lasts”.

Deeper Roots
Deeper Roots

FRIDAYS @9am
A century of America’s music featuring gospel, country, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and everything in between.

Deeper Roots
Deeper Roots Revisited

Even THURSDAYS @Midnight
Topical and themed shows featuring gospel, country, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and more.

Democracy Now!

TUE/THU/FRIDAYS @7am
Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on the Pacifica Radio Network.

Dick Lee’s 60s Garage Rock

On hiatus
Hear the mind blowing sounds of California Garage Rock from the decade of the 1960s with host Dick Lee

Doc’s Radio Hour

Even WEDNESDAYS @Noon
Interviews with commanders of different service organizations about what we do in the community.

Down Home Music
Down Home Music

1st/2nd THURSDAYS @5pm
A show featuring Chicago blues as well as rhythms from a variety of musical genres: strong rhythms, passionate feeling and funky beats.

Dream Apnea
Dream Apnea

Odd WEDNESDAYS @10pm
A continuous mix of music and sounds mimicking a dream while exploring topics related to why people experience trouble dreaming.

Feast On This

WEDNESDAYS @1pm
A jazz show featuring European Jazz and rarities of American jazz.

For The Wild

TUESDAYS @5pm
Protecting and restoring the great living libraries of The Pacific Northwest

Free Radio Skybird

Even WEDNESDAYS @10pm
An homage to free radio & shortwave stations past, present & future.

Freudian Slippers

First THURSDAYS @8pm
Lori Curtis hosts music and likes to call it “Posturepedic for the cerebellum”.

Full Moon

On hiatus
Ongoing experimental research about imagining, inhabiting, and telling stories of creative lives.

Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie

Even THURSDAYS @6pm
All punk vinyl from 1977 to present day with special guests interviews from the scene old and new.

Global Village
Global Village

2nd-5th WEDNESDAYS @11am
As Duke Ellington famously said, there are two kinds of music. Global Village…from all over the globe.

Grow Your Power

1st WEDNESDAYS @11am
Host Anne Greenfield presents skills and experiences of homesteading. Save money and become independent!

Guitars Speak

4th SUNDAY @1pm
A radio show devoted to contemporary, avant-garde and experimental guitar music.

Hometown Sounds

Odd TUESDAYS @8pm
Live local sounds from the KOWS studios with host Ed Mills.

I Hear You Rockin’ Live

2nd/4th SATURDAYS @Noon
Everything from Al Green to Green Day, Lynyrd Skynyrd to The Lumineers…

Iaso Healing Radio

Odd WEDNESDAYS @7pm
A look into health and wellness options that are available to complement traditional Western Medicine.

In The Groove

THURSDAYS @5pm
From Jazz masters of past and present to emerging new artists performing modern jazz and fusion. No smooth jazz here!

Laura's Living Room
Laura’s Living Room

FRIDAYS @5pm
Eclectic music, scintillating schmooze, and a variety of topic mavens entertain, inform, inspire and activate listeners nearly every week.

Le Show
Le Show

SUNDAYS @9am
A wildly clever, iconoclastic stew of talk, music, political commentary, humorous readings and scripted skits.

Lit Radio
Lit Radio

SUNDAYS @7pm
Suzanne Lang visits with local authors, offering insight and topical discussion about their works.

Live From Fur Peace Ranch

THURSDAYS @8am
Jorma Kaukonen hosts musicians in an eclectic series of concerts recorded at the Fur Peace Ranch guitar camp.

Live From The Double-Wide
Live From The Double-Wide

WEDNESDAYS @2pm
Singer songwriter and West Coast chanteuse Teresa Tudury brought to you from Las Cruces, New Mexico’s KTAL radio

Live Wire! Radio

FRIDAYS @11pm
Music from up-and-coming bands, comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with people who think cool thoughts

Lord Litter’s Magic Music Box

SUNDAYS @8pm
A focus on handmade releases in a world where almost everything is a digital unit.

Making Contact
Making Contact

3/4/5th THURSDAYS @4pm
In-depth critical analyis that goes beyond the breaking news, showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media

Making Your Mind Magnificent
Making Your Mind Magnificent

WEDNESDAYS @9am
Explores how we can change the way we think and also how we can teach our brains to embrace that change!

Mandolins, Cabbages & Kings
Mandolins Cabbages And Kings

Odd TUESDAYS @6pm
Phil Lawrence brings his love of mandolin to the airwaves and welcomes musicians and local school students.

Marathon Mondayz

Odd MONDAYS @3pm
Thought provoKING Inspirational soundbites atop LeDJINNdary beats with a djed perspective

Maria’s Non-Pompous Food Talk

Odd WEDNESDAYS @Noon
A lighthearted look into food, drink and everything about cooking and gathering in culinary love

Maybe Forgotten Forever

Odd SATURDAYS @9am
Worthy performances from the last 40 and 50 years…personal favorites of John Trubee

Moon Over Bohemia

Odd MONDAYS @8pm
Host to provide

Music for Troublemakers
Music For Troublemakers

TUESDAYS @9pm
Stef moved here all the way from the Bronx to share music with you. Indie rock, folk, world music and a bit of everything else too!

Neptune Currents

SUNDAYS @7am
An eclectic blend of ambient, electronic and contemplative music, originating from KKUP (91.5 FM) in the South Bay.

New Dimensions Radio

WEDNESDAYS @8am
Tap into your own innate wisdom, genius, and peace of mind through these dialogues that will change your life.

Newtopian Dream
Newtopian Dream

TUESDAYS @9am
RT Newt brings you music on a whim and with inspiration

No Pigeonholes Encore

On hiatus
Revisit past shows of Don Campau’s No Pigeonholes EXP.

No Pigeonholes
No Pigeonholes EXP

Odd THURSDAYS @6pm
Experimental music and unusual sounds. Noise, free jazz, electronics, sound collage, improvisation, drone and more.

Nonviolence Radio

On hiatus
Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler host this show originally produced and aired on KWMR in Point Reyes.

Odd Sundays at Noon

Odd SUNDAYS & 4th @Noon
More Music. Less Talk. No Algorithms.

Oldies Time Machine

SUNDAYS @6pm
Familiar oldies from the fifties, sixties and seventies, plus rare tracks and “B” sides.

One Nostalgic Weekend

SUNDAYS @12am
Old time radio shows…relived and revisited. Those Saturday morning shows that reflect a different time.

One Step Beyond

Even THURSDAYS @10pm
Music created by people that who host Rory McNamara has met over the course of his 50 year musical journey. 

Ordinary Miracles Radio

Odd SUNDAYS @2pm
Original music, live performances, interviews, rare tracks, spiritual conversation for soulful humans & more

Out of My Shell

Even THURSDAYS @3pm
A new program for these isolated times with with longtime DIY space rocker/writer/filmmaker Azalia Snail.

Ozark Highlands Radio

SATURDAYS @6pm
From annual festivals to intriguing segments and fun music workshops, there’s always a song in the Ozarks

Peacetown on KOWS

On hiatus
Selected performances from the Peacetown Summer Concert Series in Sebastopol.

Plant Passions

Even MONDAYS @3pm
Host to provide

Project Censored
Project Censored

THURSDAYS @11am
Project Censored educates students and the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government

Radio Goethe
Radio Goethe

THURSDAYS (except 1st) @10pm
A show on German and European contemporary rock.

Radio Serena

THURSDAYS (except 1st) @11pm
An eclectic mix of 90s hits, solid gold oldies, and always “playing what a girl wants”.

Radio Spotlight Magazine

Even SUNDAYS @2pm
Tackling important topics of the day with guests, lots of contributors, a peppering of humor, plus a featured local artist/band!

Radio Summit

SATURDAYS @ 7pm
Four international hosts introduce you to their special sonic worlds.

Relevant Tones
Relevant Tones

SATURDAYS @11pm
Classical music for your listening pleasure

Rock Talk

Odd FRIDAYS @9pm
Interviews with rock’s greats and those who are lesser-known.

Rockabilly n’ Blues Hour

TUESDAYS @1pm
A unique blend of modern and vintage rockabilly, blues, surf, roots, early rock and country with host James Riley

Starship Overflow

WEDNESDAYS @9pm
Alternative and underground sounds from the UK!

Steady Eddie’s Music Cellar

Odd SATURDAYS @1pm
Pre-rock & roll era music of the 1920s through the 1950s

Street Muse

Even THURSDAYS @8pm
Inspirational music and stories from the street’s economic refugees.

Suburban Dance Radio

Even TUESDAYS @8pm
A deep mix of sounds on the low end from Bristol to Brooklyn and Kingston to Berlin. Dig into the crates for grooves served raw.

Synthetic Sounds

ODD Fridays @10pm
For independent cc-licensed electronica, as well as rare, unusual or generative electronic music.

The Americana Music Hours

Daily @ 5am
New releases and vintage sounds for all you KOWS Americana fans.

The Armchair Critic
The Armchair Critic

On hiatus
Off the cuff commentary, knee jerk reactions & musical mix of personal favorites.

Best Of KOWS
The Best of KOWS

On hiatus
A weekly special featuring some of the very best shows from the KOWS.

Bioneers
The Bioneers

TUESDAYS @8am
The award-winning 13-part radio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet.

Blackout Radio Show
The Blackout Radio Show

TUESDAYS @11pm
Tune in for post-punk, gothic, punk and much more.

The Children’s Hour

SATURDAYS @3pm
A weekly educational and entertaining kids public radio program for listeners of all ages.

Feisty Females
The Feisty Female Radio Show

FRIDAYS @11am
An eclectic blend of music and interviews featuring a variety of amazing female singer/songwriters from around the world.

The Freelance Music Show

Even FRIDAYS @9pm
Great and obscure guitar-oriented songs and the deeper forgotten tracks from the 60s,70s,80s. and 90s

The Gary Jackson Show
The Gary Jackson Show

Most MONDAYS @10pm
Packed with special features…not for the audience’s benefit, but because at his age just staying awake for two hours is tough!

The High School Project with Emily Lewis

On hiatus
Get insight into the teen perspective with this opinion show. It includes music and announcements for the local high schools.

The JC Report

On hiatus
News , discussion, music and local content produced by students from Santa Rosa Junior College.

Disaster Prep
The Joy Of Preparedness

On hiatus
Prepare yourself for the worst while demonstrating your commitment to family and community

KOWS' Mouth
The KOWS’ Mouth

Odd SATURDAYS @11am
Host Thomas McIntyre brings the conversation about almost anything to the KOWS airwaves.

The Meaning of Community

On hiatus
What does Community mean to you? Do you make a difference? Do you want to make a difference?

The Midnight Special

Even WEDNESDAYS @7pm
Traditional and contemporary folk performers, avant-garde singer-songwriters comedians and satirists.

Monday Mash-up
The Monday Mash-up

Even MONDAYS @Noon
Music, topics and guests from the perspective of Lisa Cox, long time resident of Sonoma County.

The Monday Morning Show

Mondays @7am
The Professor and Honey Ham offer news, trivia, music, banter, and call-ins for your Monday morning drive.

The Moo Mix
The Moo Mix

Midnight to 5am
Streaming a variety of music 24 hours, KOWS radio fills in the gaps with a blend of the finest from our music hosts archives.

The Moo Mix
The Moo Mix

Fri/Sat/Sun @2am
Streaming a variety of music 24 hours, KOWS radio fills in the gaps with a blend of the finest from our music hosts archives.

The Mushroom Farm
The Mushroom Farm

2nd SUNDAY @11am
A progressive collection of psychedelic and 1960s rock spun for our listeners.

The Mystery Train

Even MONDAYS @1pm
Folk, fusion, imports, jazz, doo-wops, an unlimited range of honest, quality music.

The Mystical Positivist
The Mystical Positivist

SATURDAYS @4pm
The Mystical Positivist is dedicated to the application of reason in the pursuit of spiritual practice and development.

The Piano Men

FRIDAYS @ Midnight
Featuring a wide variety of piano masters beginning from the classical period to the modern era.

Real Hippie Hour
The Real Hippie Hour

TUESDAYS @2pm
From memories of Morningstar and Wheeler ranches to downtown Occidental, Uncle Dave shares the West County life style.

The Real News

FRIDAYS @6am
Real news. Independent, Viewer Supported News Network. No Corporate Funds or Government Money, Just Uncompromising Journalism

The Reverend Rabbit Show

On hiatus
An eclectic blend of jazz, progressive and classic rock, indie, folk and more out of England.

The Trip with Gary Sherwood

SATURDAYS @8pm
A rediscovery of the 60’s via the music of the era – hits, should’ve-been-hits, B-sides and album tracks.

Veiled Cloud of Unknowning
The Veiled Cloud of Unknowing

2nd MONDAY @8pm
Featuring music composed before 1733 & after 1933 (pre-tonal/minimalist/modal music)

Timeless Oldies Variety Show

SUNDAYS @11pm
Old fashioned radio variety with Dex, Seymour, and Rachael from a tiny Vermont studio.

TLC Journey High School Show

THURSDAYS @1pm
Students of Journey High School share their stories, talk about music, community, friendship, and a lot more.

To Your Health

On hiatus
The show explores diverse health topics, focusing on Integrative Medicine, and alleviation of pain.

Tommy's Holiday Camp
Tommy’s Holiday Camp

FRIDAYS @7pm
Let Arnoldo transcend your stylistic boundaries with local, national, and international interviews, live and recorded music.

Top of Mind

Even SUNDAYS @5pm
Smart, informative, unflinching conversations that go beyond mere headlines and sound bites

Trippin’ In The Wilderness w/Johnny Saváge

On hiatus
Topical, thematic zaniness, and mind-altering adventures into uncharted musical and cultural territories. Mostly obscure.

Uncle Charlie's Jukebox
Uncle Charlie’s Jukebox

WEDNESDAYS @4pm
Music from the age of the 45 rpm single record. Songs from the Top 40 lists and more of the forgotten tunes.

Uncle Dave's Storytime
Uncle Dave’s Storytime

SATURDAYS @8am
Songs and stories for kids ages 2 – 102. Stories read with passion; fiction brought to life and great music to listen to and sing along with.

Voices and Vision

On hiatus
The very best of Sonoma County current affairs featuring a round table of some of those in the know.

Wandering Minstrels
Wandering Minstrels

Even MONDAYS @1pm
Exploring a wide variety of folk music, from the traditional, to the contemporary, to the cutting edge: all its offshoots and branches…

Way Out in the Garage

On hiatus
One hour trip to the far edges of the garage band genre. Swarming with rare gems that don’t usually get on the radio!

WINGS Radio

SUNDAYS @10am
Since 1986, “Raising Women’s Voices through Radio Worldwide.”

Wise Woman Storytime
Wise Woman Storytime

THURSDAYS @Noon
A show that offers voice and visibility to older women giving them the opportunity to share personal stories from their lives.

WoodSongs Old Time Radio

Even WEDNESDAYS @6pm
Live audience celebration of grassroots music and the artists who make it.

Yesterday’s Memories

Most TUESDAYS @5pm
Oldies, doo-wop, and more.