Chicago's jazz station! WDCB 90.9fm Public Radio broadcasts 24/7: jazz, blues, and more to the Chicagoland area, and the world!
WDCB Public Radio
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Each week, Nick Spitzer covers vast musical and cultural ground. Hear blues and jazz, roots rock and soul, Cajun and country, zydeco and Tejano... and beyond. Plus stories and conversations with musicians and everyday people, known and unknown.
Unlike any other show, this is the Blues Heritage showcase. This Chicago-based, nationally syndicated public radio program explores, preserves, and popularizes the various eras and genre of Blues Heritage. Host Steve Cushing numbers among his friends...
American Backroads combines folk, country, blues and roots-rock from the ’50s through the ’90s to create an aural portrait of American music.
Glen Ellyn, IL
Blues From the Red Rooster Lounge, Colorado's longest-running blues radio show, has attracted a cult following on Sunday nights on KBCO since April 1985. Your host the Red Rooster is a world-renowned authority on the blues and every week he cranks out...
'DCB Jazz offers an uninterrupted presentation of a variety of styles, focusing on straight-ahead jazz. We cover the classics, as well as current jazz releases and artists, and of course we love to highlight jazz from Chicago! This well-rounded and...
Join host Lilli Kuzma for a great mix of folk artists and styles, from traditional and contemporary folk, to doses of related and influenced styles, like folk-rock, bluegrass, country, blues, Celtic, world, Americana, and more. Folk Festival presents...
Hambone's Blues Party is a lively two-hour program featuring blues with some rhythm, blues with some soul and blues with some jump. Broadcasting from the backseat of his black Cadillac parked on the corner of Jazz Avenue and Blues Boulevard, Hambone...
The Ancient Resonances of drums, bells, and flutes, the exotic tones of gongs and gamelans, the digital sounds of the new ambient frontier. Well into its second decade, the program continues to chronicle the best of the contemplative sound experience,...
Ireland Tonight features the best of Celtic traditional music. Hosted by Maryann McTeague Keifer, each two-hour program is full of music, fascinating facts about Celtic music and its host countries, as well as stories and inside information about...
If you're a fan of Brazilian music, get ready to swing! Marshall Vente, who also leads his own Latin group "Tropicale", is your host for two hours. From traditional to contemporary, and Brazilian to Caribbean... "It's a jazz show with palm trees."
"Victor Parra's Mambo Express" explores the roots of today's of salsa music, including all forms of Afro-Cuban music from mambo to Afro-Cuban jazz.
Midwest Ballroom is a two-hour program hosted by local author John Russell (Ghrist) that mostly features local big bands and orchestras. These are the musical groups that are keeping the big band era alive in the Chicagoland area.