September 9, 2018 – The Light Pours Out Of Free



One for the ages. Clara-Swan takes you on another musical journey

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Feat. Magazine, Chalf Hassan, Chango, Bill McBirnie And Bruce Jones, Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet, Clifford Thornton, Blodwyn Pig, Buckingham Nicks, Dewey Redman, Master Musicians of Jajouka, Bachir Attar, Bonzo Dog Band, Chicha Libre, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Hector Infanzon, Banda Filarmonica CECAM, Cesar Delgado Martinez, Bob Marley & the Wailers, Mutantes, Buckshot LeFonque, Chapter 24 & Philippe Petit, Chupame El Dedo, and Charanjit Singh

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September 2, 2018 – Kick Me to the River



James takes it to the river and leaves it all on the shoreline in this one.

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Feat. Jim White, Syl Johnson, Foghat, Canned Heat, Talking Heads, Annie Lennox, Kaleida, Crazy Backwards Alphabet, Bad Brains, METZ, Jazz Against The Machine, The Kinks, Snatch, Bixio, Frizzi, and Tempera, Funki Porcini, Ox Bow, Pink Floyd, CoConuts, Joyfultalk, Anthony Braxton, and Rational Youth

August 26, 2018 – Don’t Have To Worry ‘Bout Free



Missy hosts this week with her guest from Texas, Lauryn! More songs, more variety, and more fun for everyone!

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Feat. Adron, Les Colocs, Roxanne Shante, Vangelis, Chocolat’s, The Electric Prunes, The Pillows, Charles Bradley, Devo, Crystal Castles, Texas Is The Reason, De La Soul, Neko Case, Tricky, Wire, Animal Collective, Heaven 17, Khruangbin, Kraftwerk, Yes, Gene Rains, Broadcast, Descendents, Abra, The Exploding Hearts, Torche, Love, Automelodi, Moonface, Phantogram, Minnie and the Pau Pau, and Keiichi Suzuki and Hirokazu Tanaka

August 19, 2018 – J’Freek Assez


James is back with a powerful tribute to the Queen of Soul and Clara-Swan does a barrel roll

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Feat. Aretha Franklin (RIP), Duane Allman, Luther Vandross, Artie “Blues Boy” White, Herbie Mann, Chuchumbé, Toubabou, Mustafa Özkent ve Orkestrasi, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, The Souljazz Orchestra, Pierre Kwenders, George Antheil, The New Palais Royale Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble, Maurice Peress, [The User], Nudge, and The Art of Noise

August 12, 2018 – Of the Earth and of the Free



I swear this was meant to be an upbeat show but Debbie Downer may have taken over. I blame the summer heat, or maybe it was the Zappa

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Feat. Frank Zappa, Mutabaruka, Ernest Ranglin, Chet Atkins, Alder & Ash, Leyla McCalla, Lake of Stew, Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood And The Rajasthan Express, Ansambl Montenegro, El Rego et Ses Commandos, Think Of One, Lejsovka & Freund, Alanis Obomsawin, Etta James, Les Paul, Paulo Sérgio Santos, Wild Man Fischer, Galactic Symposium, X, Siouxsie and the Banshees, and The Smiths

July 29, 2018 – Reaching Into Free



A mid-summer romp through musical fields

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Feat. Neil Young, Sonny Rollins, Benoit Delbecq & Francois Houle, Bell Orchestre, Colin Stetson, Jelly Roll Morton, James Hill, Jack Lewis and the Cutoffs, Grateful Dead, Betty Lavette, Roxy Music, Spyder-D, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Ken Nordine, Grim Skunk, Plasmatics, Coast Social Orchestra, Alexander Ayub, Hugh Tracey, Gurrumul, Group Doueh, and Joy Division