Special Programs http://kios.org en The Band Radio Special to air on KIOS http://kios.org/post/band-radio-special-air-kios <p>On Sunday September 29th at 7:00PM KIOS will present The Band Radio Special. An in-depth look at one of rock music&#39;s most influential groups.<br /><br />From their roots in rockabilly as the backing band for legend Ronnie Hawkins, to their years playing with Bob Dylan and their own rise to fame, The Band is one of the most celebrated and iconic groups of their time.<br /> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 04:00:18 +0000 Mike Jacobs 36627 at http://kios.org The Band Radio Special to air on KIOS The Jimi You Never Knew http://kios.org/post/jimi-you-never-knew <p>2-HOUR Jimi Hendrix Special:<br>"The Jimi You Never Knew"<br>Sunday May 5th at 7:00PM</p> Sat, 04 May 2013 04:47:23 +0000 Mike Jacobs 29344 at http://kios.org The Jimi You Never Knew TOAST OF THE NATION 2012 to air on KIOS http://kios.org/post/toast-nation-2012-air-kios <p>KIOS will once again air <strong>Toast of The Nation</strong> to ring in the New Year. The annual broadcast will begin New Year's Eve, December 31st at&nbsp; 8:00PM. An NPR tradition every New Year's since 1979, Toast of the Nation is perfect for the occasion. It's jazz you can party to, all night from coast to coast, with countdowns to midnight in all four continental time zones.Spirited, improvised, grooving, and swinging, each segment is a stop in a sequence of celebrations and contributing something new to the musical feast. WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton anchors the show.<br> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:35:56 +0000 Mike Jacobs 22699 at http://kios.org TOAST OF THE NATION 2012 to air on KIOS Jazz Piano Christmas XXIII to air Monday on KIOS http://kios.org/post/jazz-piano-christmas-xxiii-air-monday-kios <p><font face="Arial" size="2">NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. <strong>Jazz Piano Christmas</strong> presents NEA Jazz Master <b>Ellis Marsalis</b>, <b>Jason Marsalis</b>, <b>Geri Allen</b>, and <b>Taylor Eigsti</b> and other artists who will perform their<font size="2"> </font>favorite holiday songs. </font><font face="Arial" size="2">Tune in for <strong>JAZZ PIANO CHRISTMAS XXIII</strong></font><font face="Arial" size="2"><b> </b>on M<font size="2">onday, December 24th at 8:00pm on KIOS,</font></font></p> Sun, 23 Dec 2012 04:20:01 +0000 Mike Jacobs 23572 at http://kios.org Jazz Piano Christmas XXIII to air Monday on KIOS Special Programs - December 24 http://kios.org/post/special-programs-december-24 <p>Here's an overview of the special holiday programs we'll be airing on Monday, December 24:</p><p>9:00am - A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols with the 30-voice King's College Choir<br>The annual Christmas service held every year since 1918, broadcast live from King's College in Cambridge, England</p><p>10:30am - Henry's Story<br>Written by Doug Marr, music by George Winston, read by Laura Marr, produced by KIOS-FM</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 22:45:21 +0000 Bob Coate 23395 at http://kios.org Special Programs - December 24 Special Programs - December 25 http://kios.org/post/special-programs-december-25 <p>Here's an overview of the special holiday programs we'll be airing on Tuesday, December 25:</p><p>9:00am - Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites<br>Hosted by Lynn Neary, Christmas stories featured on NPR over the years by Jay Allison, Lee Stringer, Sylvia Seymour and Paul Auster, Bailey White, John McIlwraith, Jay O'Callahan, Chuch Kramer, David Sedaris, Scott Simon, and John Henry Faulk</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 22:40:10 +0000 Bob Coate 23396 at http://kios.org Special Program - Politics Takes a Holiday http://kios.org/post/special-program-politics-takes-holiday <p>Thu., Jan. 2, 12:00 noon - Capitol Steps, Politics Takes a Holiday, New Years Edition</p><p>Help us roast 2013 to a crisp with the Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony called "Politics Takes a Holiday!" This year will feature all new awards, such as:</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 22:30:34 +0000 Bob Coate 23397 at http://kios.org 2012 Jazz Heritage Series final show will air on KIOS http://kios.org/post/2012-jazz-heritage-series-final-show-will-air-kios <p><font face="Arial" size="2">KIOS will air the final show in the<b> 2012 Jazz Heritage Series </b>on Friday December 7th at 2:00PM.</font> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 21:18:46 +0000 Mike Jacobs 22148 at http://kios.org 2012 Jazz Heritage Series final show will air on KIOS Levon Helm Rambles Home: An Appreciation http://kios.org/post/levon-helm-rambles-home-appreciation <p><strong>Levon Helm Rambles Home: An Appreciation</strong> will air Sunday June 17th at 7:00PM. This one-hour special features music and commentary about the late musician Levon Helm, drummer for the seminal Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, The Band, and a revered solo artist. Helm died on April 19th at the age of 71 from a recurrence of throat cancer. The program features Helms vocals and drumming with The Band, as well as some of his post-Band performances with special attention given to his Midnight Ramble concerts held in recent years at his home in Woodstock, NY. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:24:12 +0000 Mike Jacobs 14320 at http://kios.org Levon Helm Rambles Home: An Appreciation The Art of the Jazz Solo http://kios.org/post/art-jazz-solo <p>KIOS will air a special to usher in Jazz Appreciation Month in April. <strong>The Art of the Jazz Solo</strong> can be heard Friday April 6th at 2:00PM. The one-hour program is part of a series from Interlochen Public Radio in Michigan called The New Jazz Archive hosted by Jeff Haas.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:39:20 +0000 Chris Cooke 10837 at http://kios.org The Art of the Jazz Solo