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Bob Edwards Weekend is a two-hour interview program featuring Bob Edwards' thought-provoking style, acerbic wit, and delightful humor with a wide range of guests each week. From Public Radio International (PRI).
Nick Spitzer takes listeners on a musical journey throughout the US with stories and songs.
In the history of American radio, no series has come close to Nick Spitzer’sAmerican Routes in exploring the many streams of this nation’s music.”
— Nat Hentoff, Wall Street Journal
American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical. Now in our 15th year on the air,American Routes explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these American styles and genres of music — and how they are distinguished.
Nick Spitzer, the producer and host of American Routes, is a folklorist and a professor of anthropology and American studies at Tulane University. Nick specializes in American music and the cultures of the Gulf South, and received a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Texas in 1986 with his dissertation on zydeco music and Afro-French Louisiana culture and identities.
American Routes, which is distributed by American Public Media, reaches nearly a million listeners each week on over 225 stations and via its website.
Gregg McVicar : Host, “Undercurrents”
Gregg McVicar is former host of Earthsongs and producer of numerous other national projects. Among his loves are cycling, swimming, hiking, camping and attending music festivals. Gregg’s creative work has been recognized by a Peabody Award, an RTNA Golden Mic and multiple awards from the National Association of Community Broadcasters. He holds a master’s degree from the Annenberg School for Communication.