103.5 FM WADR brings you the best in syndicated programming that explores the world around us. Tune in for award-winning journalism, thought-provoking discussion, and music you simply won’t hear anywhere else.
All Mixed Up with Peter Bochan – An eclectic mix of arts and information, featuring mood-driven music mixes and interviews with figures from the worlds of literature, film, television, theater, and the visual arts.
Alternative Radio – A weekly one-hour public affairs program providing information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.
Bluegrass Review – Host Phil Nusbaum programs Bluegrass classics as well as the current wave. His commentary on style, lyrics or other musical features links the songs together.
Classic Children’s Radio – Enjoy recordings of early radio plays and childrens’ programs including quiz shows, fairy tales, Buck Rogers, Sgt. Preston of the Yukon, and more.
Democracy Now! – A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts. In addition, Democracy Now! hosts real debates–debates between people who substantially disagree, such as between the White House or the Pentagon spokespeople on the one hand, and grassroots activists on the other.
Down Home Dairyland – Featuring the best of polka with host Rick March. A resurrection of the classic Wisconsin Public Radio series that aired from 1986-2000.
Easy Vegan with JL Fields – Author and cooking coach JL Fields interviews local, national, and international activists, authors, chefs and plant-based leaders.
Freethought Radio – Radio for the rest of us! Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews. Topics from a secular point of view.
Full Moon Hacksaw – Jazz & blues, collectible grooves and a touch of Latin, bookended by true classics and new releases. A wavelength of self-expression.
Letters to Washington: Letters and Politics – Opinion on the issues that affect the future of our nation.
Remembering Radio – Host Paul Cargill brings classic radio programs every week to 103.5 FM WADR!
Sea Change Radio – A nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
SUSPENSE – Two-time Peabody Award-nominated revival of the classic old-time radio anthology series, with all-new stories performed by a crack company of Hollywood actors! With a mix of original scripts and adaptations of classic works, SUSPENSE captures the feel of radio’s ‘Golden Age’ without being an imitation.
UpFront Soul with Sanguine Fromage – Showcasing obscure artists and back-catalogue offerings from more familiar names in funk, soul, and jazz, plus sprinklings of R&B, gospel, and hip-hop.
Wandering Minstrels – A two hour weekly program spotlighting a wide variety of folk: from the traditional (i.e. Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Elizabeth Cotten), to the contemporary (i.e. John Gorka, Nanci Griffith, Gillian Welch), to the cutting edge (i.e. The Punch Brothers, The Lumineers, Elephant Revival) – and all its offshoots and branches: alt-country, bluegrass, Americana, and oldtime.
With Good Reason – Sarah McConnell takes you along as she examines a wide range of topics with leading scholars.
The Thom Hartmann Show – National daily progressive talk show with news, opinion, and political debate. Thom Hartmann is the #1 progressive radio talk show host in the US and a New York Times bestselling author.