Hear the best in new and classic Blues sounds each and every week from legendary performers as well as regional and local acts as well. Steamer enjoys modern electric/contemporary Blues, but listeners are sure to hear all styles including Delta/Country and even Cajun Blues. Steamer’s Blues airs on Mondays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 11 AM with new shows premiering on Thursdays at 8 PM.
Steve Stelton or Steamer as he is known, got hooked on the Blues in the mid-90’s after friends took him to the legendary Blues Saloon in St. Paul, MN. Steamer began booking national, regional and local Blues bands in 2007 and has become a well known advocate and respected promoter in the Blues world. Steamer also founded and remains heavily involved in the Bismarck/Mandan based Muddy River Blues Society.
The Country Power Hour
The Country Power Hour is the show you want to listen to if you love country music! It’s nothing fancy, there’s no frills, just some great country music! Listen to songs you love, listen to songs that spark your memory, and listen songs you’ve forgotten or maybe never even heard! The best part is that it’s all for your listening pleasure! The Country Power Hour airs Sundays at 9 AM, Mondays at 3 PM, Thursdays at 8 AM, and Fridays at 6 PM with new shows on Fridays.
Anthony Spooner grew up listening to country music. He was raised on everyone from the Statler Brothers to Dierks Bentley, Sawyer Brown to Toby Keith, Lonestar to Brad Paisley, and Diamond Rio to Josh Turner, to name a few. His love of country music is poured into each episode of The Country Power Hour to make sure you get the most out of it you can.
On The Menu
On The Menu is a one-hour program featuring varying themes or genres with each episode. Selections range from blues to soul, hip hop to reggae, and from rock to Americana. Host Chez Beatz enjoys diving deep into dusty cd and vinyl collections, and exploring the depths of digital platforms in search of classic and contemporary music seldom heard through mainstream media. The weekly program can be heard Tuesday at 9am, Saturday at 12pm, and Thursday at 3pm.
These Are Your Neighbors
These Are Your Neighbors is a podcast hosted by Thea Jorgensen and Sargianna Wutzke who are members of the City of Bismarck’s Human Relations Committee. Through conversations with diverse change-makers in the community, the podcast hopes to strengthen inclusivity amongst the Bismarck community, by encouraging others to get to know their neighbor.
These Are Your Neighbors can be heard Tuesdays at 7am and plays again Saturdays at 10am
SPRC Talk is a podcast for the indigenous people and by indigenous people of the Bismarck, Mandan and Lincoln communities, underwritten by the Sacred Pipe Resource Center (SPRC), a 501(c)3 focusing on addressing the social/cultural, emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical needs of the people of all the Tribes living in the Bismarck-Mandan area. With host Alicia Hegland-Thorpe, you will learn about current events happening at SPRC, and what issues and topics matter the most to the indigenous community. SPRC Talk airs Friday at 11am. Learn more about Sacred Pipe Resource Center at www.sacredpipe.net
Alicia is an independent journalist and podcast host with a background in television and radio broadcasting. She is a former television news anchor and radio show host. You may still occasionally hear her work on Prairie Public’s “Mainstreet” as a special contributor. Alicia is an enrolled citizen of the Spirit Lake Nation and makes her home in the Bismarck area.
Dakota Produce is one hour of music dedicated solely to the artists of Bismarck/Mandan and North Dakota. If you have locally produced music you would like us to consider, please call 701-258-8767 or email email@example.com.
Dakota Produce airs on Mondays at 10 AM, Thursdays at 12pm, Saturdays at 2pm, and Tuesdays at 4pm.
North Dakota Polka
Celebrate one of North Dakota’s cornerstones of musical culture! The program features Polka, Waltz, and 2-Step acts from all over North Dakota and Minnesota, South Dakota, and Montana. Music can be submitted by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. North Dakota Polka airs Sundays from 12pm to 1pm.
Wandering Minstrels with Jared Ingersol
The show spotlights a wide variety of folk music, from the traditional, to the contemporary, to the cutting edge; all its offshoots and branches — music from all around the world. Wandering Minstrels airs on Wednesdays at 9 AM and Sundays at 9 PM with new shows premiering on Sundays.
Jared Ingersol proudly represents an outstanding roster of some of the finest artists in folk, jazz, acoustic, and Americana music. His roster is comprised of storytellers and musicians that connect with, entertain, and inspire their audiences, and Ingersol is dedicated to helping spread their music.
Recovery Chronicles is a half-hour interview program that celebrates recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Recovery Chronicles airs on Tuesdays at 8am, Thursdays at 11pm, and Saturdays at 8 AM.
Shannon Huber is a licensed addiction counselor for the Heartview Foundation.
The Phonofort is a program dedicated to vinyl culture and my appreciation for music. The purpose of The Phonofort is to showcase overlooked, obscure and foreign artists from my record collection who never got the airplay they deserved. Also, my aim is to expose listeners to a wide array of music not available to them and to expand their musical tastes. Listeners can expect to hear many genres of music from around the globe, spanning decades to present day. The Phonofort airs on Tuesdays at 1 PM and Saturdays at 4 PM.
DJ Antiquity is a Bismarck native who has been spinning records for half a decade and traveling near and far in his pursuit of music.
With a focus on Bismarck and Mandan city government issues, City Current presents information on City Commission actions and department activities, why they matter, and where citizens can go for more information.
New programs begin airing Wednesdays at Noon with multiple replays on:
• Radio Access 102.5 FM Radio
• Government Access cable channels 2 & 602 HD
All programs are available as a video viewing link at freetv.org.
Park Talk is an interview program talking about the great parks, programs, and developments in the Bismarck and Mandan Parks and Recreation Districts. Each show features a different employee or official from the districts. Park Talk airs Mondays at 12pm, and Fridays at 8am.
A daily, global, independent news hour anchored by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Democracy Now! presents daily headlines followed by in-depth discussions from a rich diversity of people and perspectives rarely heard from in mainstream media. Guests include international journalists, scholars, scientists, authors, analysts, artists, filmmakers and ordinary people who are most affected by news events in the US and around the world.
Rock Stew with Billy Barule
Each batch of Rock Stew covers a different savory mix of rock music over the last 50 years. You’ll hear a wide variety of theme episodes from acoustic to kickin’ rock and roll and seasonal specials such as Summertime, Halloween and Christmas. Some of the bands and tunes you will know and some you may not. Grab your air guitar, turn up the volume and rock on! Rock Stew airs 10am on Sundays, 11am on Tuesdays, 3pm on Saturdays, and 9pm on Thursdays.
“Spalding, this calls for the Ole Billy Barule.” Billy was born the year Bill Haley & His Comets recorded “Rock Around the Clock.” His life was changed the first time he saw the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show. He still has his first record – the 45rpm single “She Loves You.” He was totally fascinated by the British Invasion, the music explosion of the 60s and the evolution into various forms of rock. He still loves rock concerts, playing guitar and blasting the sub-woofers in his car.
A Musical Journey
It’s a simple idea. With every episode, Gus talks to fellow musicians, songwriters, and performers from the Bismarck and Mandan area. They dive deep into the craft they love and why they enjoy it as they take listeners on A Musical Journey. Episodes air Mondays at 9am, Wednesdays at 9pm, and Saturdays at 1pm.
Gus Lindgren has a hard time saying no to music. He has been the keyboard player for a number of Bismarck bands since 2013 including Boreal Gardens, Wildly Appropriate and the Shaky Calls. Gus owns and operates Rhythm Records Music Cafe in Bismarck and is Rob Dixon’s successor as host of A Musical Journey.
The Red Gaze
The Red Gaze is a Native-based discussion of popular movies made about Indian people. Regular podcast hosts Dr. Cheryl Kary, Moriah Crow Eagle, and Nils “Ben” Landin, are joined by occasional guest hosts to critique the white gaze used in the making of movies about Indian people and enjoy what films get right about Native people.
Cheryl Kary, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Sacred Pipe Resource Center, host of The Red Gaze. She is Yanktonai Dakota and enrolled in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. She is a dedicated introvert, enjoying reading and movies and peopling in moderation.
Moriah Crow Eagle is a member of the Piikani Nation in Southern Alberta, Canada. Her favorite films are The Godfather, Reservoir Dogs, and Dance Me Outside. “We love films because they make us feel something, they allow us to escape and dream.” Follow her on @Momeiah02 on Twitter.
Nils Landin is a Dakota/Tlingit from the Standing Rock Nation. He is a proud father of three beautiful children (Sophie, Elijah, and Nelenah). When not busy with work, he enjoys pow-wows, gambling, and FOOD.
Song Waves features various genres such as alternative rock, folk, indie-pop, R & B, hip-hop, soul, jazz, bluegrass, Motown, First Nations and the avant-garde. Song Waves airs Tuesdays at 9pm, Thursdays at 7am, and Sundays at 6pm.
During college, Mariah Ralston spent many hours spinning records and CDs at the student-run radio station. Tune in to hear her weekly mash-up of oldies to aughts…and even some brand-new stuff!
Dakota Growing is a gardening podcast produced by NDSU Extension and Dakota Media Access. Horticulturists Kelsey Deckert and Tom Kalb discuss and provide tips about caring for your lawn, garden and trees. There is no gardening question they can’t answer. Listeners can submit questions by calling 701-221-6865 or emailing NDSU.Burleigh.Extension@ndsu.com. Dakota Growing airs on Radio Access on Sundays at 3pm and Mondays at 1pm. Dakota Growing is also on TV, and can be viewed on Community Access, Channel 612 HD or at dakotamediaaccess.org/community.