Programs A-Z

Welcome to The Back Porch!  Norm and Al will try to keep you up to date on top acoustic/Americana albums and other major acoustic music happenings around the WVPE listening area.   We hope you'll stop back often!

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Broadcasting live recordings of Memphis Blues in all its forms, Beale Street Caravan presents seasoned veterans along with up and coming artists.

Back in 1983 someone did music lovers in Michiana a big favor. Harvey Stauffer was asked to sit in--for one week--on a music program on WVPE. "The next thing I knew, I was hosting it," Stauffer recalls.

After 30 years as the producer and...

Each week, Cool Jazz Countdown highlights the Top 10 Jazz Albums in traditional and smooth jazz. It will help you stay on top of new jazz releases and reissues.

Jazz By the Border was broadcast on WVPE Saturday nights from 9:00 pm-Midnight from 2001 to early 2015. Hosted by WVPE Program Director Lee Burdorf, the program was designed for true jazz fans featuring a larger variety of jazz...

Jazz Night In America is the next generation of multi-platform jazz programming from NPR Music, WBGO (Jazzset), Jazz at Lincoln Center and clubs across America. It's a weekly radio show with an internationally...

Host Michael Feinstein welcomes a new guest each week to explore the genre of American Popular Song, examining how these great songs have evolved through the years, changing with each interpretation and artist. Guests as diverse as Joshua Bell,...

The Folk Sampler is a syndicated radio program of folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you from the foothills of the Ozarks since 1978.

WVPE presents an acoustic mainstream jazz service focusing on a strong lyrical sound, designed to delight both casual listeners and passionate jazz lovers.