From Hanukkah Lights to the Capitol Steps, count on GLT to brighten the season with these holiday specials. You'll also enjoy new and classic holiday jazz weeknights on air or 24/7 at wglt.org and catch your favorite holiday blues on air every weekend or streaming 24/7 at wglt.org.
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from all of us at GLT!
Celebrate Thanksgivingukkah with a perennial NPR favorite featuring Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors, especially for this NPR show, read by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.
Don Munson starts the week leading to Christmas with seasonal swingers from Tony Bennett, Joe Williams and the Tom Kubis West Coast Band.
Bruce Bergethon brings you a show full of non-stop holiday music. Turn it on and get some wrapping done while listening to James Taylor, Sam Bush, Rhonda Vincent and Kathy Mattea.
Between Broadway and Hollywood, you'll find a Christmas day edition of Center Stage. Chrissie Strong has holiday favorites from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Mame," "A Christmas Story: The Musical," and classics from White Christmas and Holiday Inn.
Celebrate the holiday week as American Routes turns 15! Listen for a live show from New Orleans legendary Rock N Bowl club, including soul, funk and R & B heroes Irma Thomas, Ivan Neville, James Rivers, Robert "Barefootin'" Parker, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and James Andrews all backed by pianist Jon Cleary and band. Also, the new Cajun rock sound from Lost Bayou Ramblers, and the venerable traditional jazz of the Tremé Brass Band. You can also hear this program on Tuesday the 31st as you celebrate on New Year's Eve.
Close out 2013 with a look back at the best folk releases of the year. Bruce Bergethon brings you his favorite new releases on the 363rd day of the year, including established artists like Guy Clark, Susan Werner, and Solas, and up and coming acts like Milk Carton Kids, Red Tail Ring. and Rebecca Frazier.
Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday New Year's Edition 2013
Join the irrepressible Capitol Steps as they roast 2013 to a crisp with their annual year-in-review awards ceremony. It's all in their hour-long special, "Politics Takes a Holiday!"
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