Shows

The Piano Men

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

Eclectic Spins

Daily @ 2am A curated one hour collection of sounds from every corner and every angle of the wee hours
The Moo Mix

The Moo Mix

Daily @3am 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 Americana Music Hours

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

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.

Eclectic Spins

FRIDAYS @8am A curated one hour collection of sounds from every corner and every angle of the wee hours

Deeper Roots

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

The Midnight Special

FRIDAYS @11am Traditional and contemporary folk performers, avant-garde singer-songwriters comedians and satirists.

Flower Power Hour

FRIDAYS @1pm A flashback to the Golden Age of Flower Power dedicated to the vibe of peace, love, and rock 'n roll

Boppin’ With Beth

FRIDAYS @ 2pm Country, blues, rockabilly, Americana and so much more. Boppin' With Beth brings it!

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.
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.
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.

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

Modulisme

FRIDAYS @11pm A weekly program supporting left-field Modular Synthesis also documenting pioneering works via the Early ElectroMIX series.

Fiesta

SATURDAYS at Midnight Latin American and Iberian music from the 16th to 21st century
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.

Climate One

Even SATURDAYS @Noon The voices of today's top policy, business, and climate leaders

Steady Eddie’s Music Cellar

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

The Children’s Hour

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

Ozark Highlands Radio

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

Radio Summit

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

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.

Dead Air

SATURDAYS @11pm The Grateful Dead in concert/in studio from 1965–1995. Cory Daniels shares selections from live concerts, rare highlights, and fine studio releases.

One Nostalgic Weekend

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

Timeless Oldies Variety Show

SUNDAYS @1am Old fashioned radio variety with Dex, Seymour, and Rachael from a tiny Vermont studio.

Roots of Rock

SUNDAYS @7am Peace and Tranquility brought to you every Sunday morning with blessings and hope for all with Brother MJ.
Le Show

Le Show

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

The Alan Watts Talk

WEDNESDAYS @10am Talks by philosopher Alan Watts (1915-1973)
The Mushroom Farm

The Mushroom Farm

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

Ordinary Miracles Radio

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

WINGS Radio

SUNDAYS @4pm Since 1986, "Raising Women’s Voices through Radio Worldwide."

Top of Mind

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

Audio Ink Radio

SUNDAYS @6pm A mix of great rock, alternative and metal music. Hard rock, grunge, nu-metal...there's something for everyone!
Lit Radio

Lit Radio

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

Lord Litter’s Magic Music Box

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

Art Music

Even SUNDAYS @9pm A music show specializing in the artsy and creative.

The Reverend Rabbit Show

SUNDAYS @11pm An eclectic blend of jazz, progressive and classic rock, indie, folk and more out of England.

The Monday Morning Show

MONDAYS @7am Professor B and Rose offer news, trivia, music, banter, and call-ins for your Monday morning drive.

Gateways Radio

MONDAYS @9am Celebrating the performances, artists, and artistry of the Gateways Music Festival.

Jazz Connections

MONDAYS @10am A thematic show featuring musician profiles, jazz history, and surveys of composers and innovators.

The POP! Radio Program

MONDAYS @11am Host Ray Carmen presents an hour of music from artists that refuse to swim in the mainstream.
Wandering Minstrels

Wandering Minstrels

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

Radio Goethe

MONDAYS @2pm A show featuring the diverse music scenes from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Dig Music Experience

Even MONDAYS @3pm New releases and deep catalog with no limits! Alternative rock, R&B, blues, reggae.... Reflective, funky, psychedelic!

Yesterday’s Memories

MONDAYS @5pm Oldies, doo-wop, and more.

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.

Lost in the Laguna

Even MONDAYS @8pm Dive into the music and culture of Sonoma County. Hosts Noah Abrams focuses on the original recordings and ideas of local youth.

Dreaming On Air

Even MONDAYS @10pm A late night audio fridge raid, inspiring weird dreams. A curated journey and an audio collage on a theme.

Jazz With David Basse

TUESDAYS @8am Handpicked tracks with anecdotes and interviews that bring to life the quintessential American musical genre.

The Sound Lab

TUESDAYS @ 10am Playing the best of indie to pop, rock to dance, we play them all!

Sound Opinions

TUESDAYS @11am Sound Opinions is your one-stop-shop for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation

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.

Catching A Wave

TUESDAYS @1pm The sounds of summer, surf and good-time rock & roll with host, Jammin' James Riley.
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 Joe Show

Even TUESDAYS @4pm New music from all over the world. Because rust never sleeps, and new music is penetrating oil for the mind.

Nonviolence Radio

2nd TUESDAY @7pm Stephanie Van Hook and Michael Nagler host this show originally produced and aired on KWMR in Point Reyes.

Free For All

TUESDAYS @ 8pm A blend of music styles covering the fifties through the present. Everything from rock to pop to country.

Real Life Radio

Tuesdays @9pm Real Life Radio is where old and new Hip-Hop culture come to meet. Host MIZ brings you an hour of jams and commentary.
Blackout Radio Show

The Blackout Radio Show

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

New Dimensions Radio

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

Neptune Currents

WEDNESDAYS @9am An eclectic blend of ambient, electronic and contemplative music, originating from KKUP (91.5 FM) in the South Bay.
Global Village

Global Village

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

Feast On This

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

Way Out In The Garage

2nd WEDNESDAY @6pm Garage band music from the 60's and beyond!

WoodSongs Old Time Radio

Even WEDNESDAYS @8pm Live audience celebration of grassroots music and the artists who make it.

Starship Overflow

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

Live ‘n’ Kickin’

WEDNESDAYS @10pm A show that uses music as the great common denominator for joy

Oldies Time Machine

WEDNESDAYS @11pm Familiar oldies from the fifties, sixties and seventies, plus rare tracks and "B" sides.
Deeper Roots

Deeper Roots Revisited

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

Kipper the Cat Show

THURSDAYS @4am Tune in for vintage 78rpm classics from the UK archives of the Shellac Collective.

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.

Blue Moon Americana

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

This is Ska

THURSDAYS @Noon Host Middagh Goodwin brings you ska and rocksteady from across the globe playing from every era and genre.

News With No Agenda

Even THURSDAYS @1pm Host Joel DeWitt promotes new and open dialog with facts, not feelings, with focus.
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.

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!
No Pigeonholes

No Pigeonholes EXP

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

Not Your Mother’s Storytime

Even THURSDAYS @11pm Gather ‘round the radio and hear stories pulled from the Public Domain. Grown up stories. Be moved. Be touched. Be horrified. Be enlightened
KOWS' Mouth

The KOWS’ Mouth

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

CounterSpin

SUNDAYS(except 2nd) @11am CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, exposing what mainstream media misses

McBass on Bass

Odd SUNDAYS @Noon The McBass on Bass radio show highlights the best of bass in recorded music. Join us on a journey that takes the low road.

(dis)PERSE Dispatch

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

Moon Over Bohemia

Odd MONDAYS @8pm Host to provide
The Gary Jackson Show

The Gary Jackson Show

Odd 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 Barnaby Druthers Mystery Hour

Odd MONDAYS @11pm Nutmeg Junction presents the Barnaby Druthers Mystery Hour! Audio Theater adventures.
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.

K POP Love

Odd WEDNESDAYS @6pm Exploring South Korean Pop, Rock, HIp Hop, Alternative and more. Put on your bucket hat and your dancing shoes - it's time to K Pop. Let's Go!

As We See Fit To Play

Odd WEDNESDAYS @7pm A music show featuring new and upcoming acts in all genres from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

For The Wild

Odd THURSDAYS @ 1pm Protecting and restoring the great living libraries of The Pacific Northwest

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.
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

Gallivant Radio

Even THURSDAYS @8pm A sonic collage and audio mash up with sounds collected from every medium available to man.
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.

On the Edge w/Bodega Pete

4th WEDNESDAYS @6pm An eclectic mix of music spanning psychedelic jam bands, ambient, old-school jazz and classic ‘60s and ‘70s rock