The following programs are locally produced.

A-dub's live radio hour consists of anything from Pavarotti to Pink Floyd. Brother Giles, a sweet friend of Francis, sometimes fills in to spin the eclectic mix. Hosted by Anna Wild.

Thursdays, 4-5 pm.

A monthly radio show that highlights the positive side of growing older, produced by Connie Saldana.

Fourth Sunday of every month from 6 - 7 pm

Topics related to pets, wildlife, livestock and other animals are explored in this lively half-hour program.  Look for interviews covering climate change and the effects of a warming planet on wildlife and species extinction, middle schoolers talking about factory farming, and in-depth looks at local organizations working to save animals from abuse and abandonment.  Animals Matter airs the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 PM.

Backpack Boombox is a Hip-Hop/Rap focused show, hosted by longtime performer. David Downey, Jr. Growing up in the Greater Boston area, his youth was influenced by classic artists such as Run-DMC, The Beastie Boys, and A Tribe Called Quest. Backpack Boombox will be playing all of the old-school tracks that David grew up with, as well as those current indie gems that deserve more attention.

Backpack Boombox airs every Monday from 10 pm to midnight.

Southern Oregon's Labor Radio Program

Wednesdays, 9-10 am

The Church Of Rock radio show originally started on Halloween of 1999, on a 100,000 watt radio station in Peoria, Illinois. The show is produced & hosted by the self ordained high-priest of rock n roll, Reverend Derek Moody and his co-host and co-producer Sister Tracy. The good Reverent presents deep album cuts, rare songs, unreleased tunes mixed in with sporadic interviews with members of the International rock n roll community. A special segment of every show is dedicated to local southern Oregon artists and their music.

Tune in Sunday nights from 7pm to 9pm; you will hear the best in all genres of rock n roll.

Cruisin' has a long history. It started in 1971 and was called Cruisin' with Lenny and Carl (Stolz). It aired on KPFA in Berkeley and KFCF Fresno. What music did they play? Rhythm ‘n Blues, Soul and Doo-Wop from the “Golden Age,” of music roughly 1955 to 1975.

In 2014, Lenny passed the baton to his friend Warren Russell. He continues the tradition every other Wednesday for a two hour show featuring no chart blues, rhythm & blues, doo-wop, soul and funk. He throws in a little rockabilly and good old rock and roll and you get the best from the fifties, sixties and into the seventies.

So tune in to Cruisin' every other Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm.

Dream Infringement consists of four Rogue Valley friends. We like to tell stories and play songs based on a weekly theme.

Tune in Mondays, 6 - 7 pm.

A weekly show about small and large farms and farming and sustainable food groups in the Rogue Valley hosted by David Munson.

Tuesdays, 10-11 am.

Comedy tunes and sound clips brought to you by Alex and his whole posse of "co-hosts."

Saturdays, 5-6 pm

Girl Talk HostsRegina Ayars and Carol Voisin get together every week to discuss the latest news and information from the world of "girls."

 

Sundays, 12-12:30 pm

 

 

GSS imageThe KSKQ Green Show Show hosts live visits and sneak previews of performances and performers presenting on the Green Show Stage. The Green Show is a free event sponsored by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Thursdays, 10 am to noon.

 

Mark Yaconelli at the HearthFounded by Mark Yaconelli on Valentine’s Day, 2010, the Hearth Community is a new model of community building based on personal storytelling, reflective listening, and community service. Once a quarter, a handful of local folks gather to tell a true story, first person, based on a theme.  Past themes have included: “Love Hurts,” “Tales from Childhood,” “Letting Go,” and “Wilderness Tales.” Each event includes live music (from bluegrass, to folk, to Celtic, to jazz) coordinated by Ashland fiddler Duane Whitcomb. The entrance fee is $5, and all proceeds go to charities based in Southern Oregon like the Ashland Emergency Foodbank, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, Dunn House, Rogue Valley Farm to School, Ashland Hospital Hospice, and others.

Laura Bee hosts a weekly show devoted to interviews, science, history, mystery, music and art, all inspired by the honey-bee and natural beekeeping. Sharing cutting edge method and consciousness the world of the bee is explored in a whole new light.

Thursdays, 1 - 2 pm.

Jupiter's Jamboree makes every effort to live up to the implications of its name. Jupiter Hamilton creates a show combining classic and contemporary jam bands, local original music, live experimental music, poetry, interviews with guests and philosophic musings about the cosmic web of sound. The unexpected and expected dwell side by side in Jupiter Jamboree land. It's a sonic vision of a post-genre utopia.

Saturdays, 8 - 10 pm.

The KSKQ Morning Show interviews recorded weekly 8:30 am - 9 am.

Host Carson Bench takes care of station business and plays great music. Horizons, not boundaries is what this show is all about.

Fridays, 4-6 pm.

booksLiterary Ashland is a new monthly show with a focus on writers and writing. Ed Battistella and Michael Niemann host a lively 30 minute show that features literary events in the valley and interviews with local and regional authors.

Literary Ashland broadcasts once a month on the fourth Friday of the month at 1 pm. Archives of each show are available on this website. Just check for Literary Ashland under "Current Local Programs."

Ed Battistella is professor of English and Writing at Southern Oregon University. He is the author of numerous books and articles. His latest publication is Sorry About That. The Language of Public Apology. Michael Niemann has been hanging around KSKQ for the past six years. He's written a number of non-fiction items. His latest thriller are Legitimate Business and Illicit Trade.

Hello, Southern Oregon, Northern California and the rest of the universe listening in on the web! This is Roo Grostein, THE CANNAvangelist…bringing you the industry inside scoop on cannabis news, education, and culture right here from the heart of Oregon’s own cannabis country: The Rogue Valley.

The show’s mission is to give cannabis back to you, the people, by empowering you with information & helping to break down the stigmas that have kept our communities divided for so long. I'm here to tell the unique stories of the real folks who have the passion to normalize this amazing plant and showcase the industry, culture, and lives that depend on it. It's high time for us to come together and make the world a better place and I, for one, believe cannabis might be our last hope to do so...let's discuss. And check out the show's website.

Tune in Mondays from 2 - 4 pm.

This show explores a new theme each week. It features a wide range of different types of music that are all united by a particular topic in song title and lyrics. Visit www.KSKQ.org/Maya for the archives and playlists. Email Maya with topic ideas or song requests: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fridays, 7-9 pm

The Metal Mixtape is hosted by Jymbo, formerly of the late KZZE's Edge Mob, and his co-host J Mac The Maniac! For two hours every week, they are blasting the best in current & classic underground/lesser known regional & worldwide Tradtional Heavy Metal, Melodic Thrash, and Power Metal...plus quite a few modern & extreme acts too. They do segments on local bands, international artists, Speed Metal, and Female Fronted bands—to name a few—plus they talk about the upcoming live music calendar in the Rogue Valley.

For updates, playlists and more information check the Facebook page.

Scott Garriott dishes up an eclectic mix of songs with a small amount of talk.

Tuesdays, 9 - 11 pm.

Neil Stewart spins vinyl records.

Thursdays, 2 - 3 pm.

Get the latest on what's happening in the valley and beyond with Rob Engorn.

Thursdays from 11 am - 12 pm.

Music brought to you by DJ Organic

Tune in Mondays from 4 - 6 pm.

Music program with Clay Davidson

Sundays 9 - 11 pm.

Music with Gabriele Fellows.

Tuesday from 7 - 9 pm.

DJ Bale del Norte expands you mind with ambient electronica, dance and experimental music.

Saturdays, 10 pm to midnight.

At the Reggae Dub Friday Night Experience you'll hear version excursions in the realm of Reggae Dub music. There will be lots of Bass in the place, and you'll hear more platter and less chatter with DJ Moe Betta

Fridays, 9 pm -12 am

Meditation, grounded in the principle of Sacred Relationship within Oneness. It's comforting and blessed to learn to let God live Its life as us, through all the miracles and compassionate tears. Hosted by Moshe Ross. Questions? Call 541-488-2571.

Saturdays, 9:30 - 10 am.

All vinyl mostly spinning 'round at 33&1/3 R.PM. Hosted by Shiloh O'Conner.

Thursdays, 8-10 pm.

In an era of spiraling debt-crises and an uncertain ecological future, we are asked by Nature herself to discover the path to social equity and a balanced relationship with life.  Andrew Mount, your host for Rogue Regenesys, examines the assumptions, limitations and failures of the current economic paradigm, aiming to highlight poignant alternatives and proposing real solutions.  As we head into the most tumultuous time in modern history, humankind is seeking answers to what ails us as a society.  Beginning with a bio-regionalism that supports People, Planet and profit, we will endeavor to enfranchise all living systems in the regenerative, non-colonial economics of a just future.

Tune in Thursdays from 9-10 am.

Signals to the Wind aims to provide an excellent listening experience of eclectic genres. It's focus is mainly on Rock n Roll, Indie, and Punk, but there's always a little jazz or and hip hop thrown in. Courtlandt started the show to help share great music and pertinent opinions. The show is whimsical but has serious commentary and is dedicated to excellent music with a clear nod to the classics he grew up with.

Both Taylor Moore and Courtlandt Jennings have many years of listening experience and community involvement. Email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for comments and suggestions

Tune in Wednesdays from 6 - 7 pm.

Astrology expert invites call-ins for a free reading on the air. Hosted by Stefan Windroth.

Sundays, 10:30-11 am.

Serving up only the newest and freshest roots & culture reggae music. The bulk of your meal will be consisting of hot new artists from Jamaica and the Virgin Islands with a dash of this and a pinch of that from conscious artists for the U.S. to U.K., Hawaii to Aotearoa (New Zealand).

 

The one & only “Bambu King”, Selecta’ A.D., will bring you the finest word, sound & power in a modern antique fashion.  All wo have ears; let them hear the voice of progress on the Taste of Consciousness on KSKQ 89.5FM

Tuesdays 4pm - 6pm

Tasty Topics and Tantalizing Tunes focuses on health and well being of body, mind and spirit, with an emphasis on fun! Aletha Nowitzky features uplifting music, light-hearted discussion, poetry, raw food recipes, sometimes InnerViews, and other thought provoking, entertaining stuff!

Saturdays, 10 - 11 a.m.

When one is confident that something good will happen when it is not at all likely they are said to be WHISTLING IN THE DARK.  That is the idea around our show.  It is a humorous and sometimes dark look at our bright future.  This is concentrated civics for all the true patriots and an alternative to Prozac for the rest.  Folk music, Americana, interviews and more.  Exclusively at KSKQ 94.9 FM in Ashland Oregon. Hosted by Jason Houk.

Thursdays, 7-8 pm.

Democracy depends on us and David Hyde discusses national and local issues and how we all can take part in positively effecting our lives

JahfirmDJ Jahfirm brings World Remixes to the airwaves every Monday night. Jahfirm is a sonic collective of auditory vibrations congealed to resonate harmonically with hemispheric lateralization.

Turntablism is the medium for this transitory experience, with crossfading beatmatched rhythms woven into a rich tapestry of sound. Minimal verbage allows the listener to enter an altered state of consciousness facilitated by seamless transitions between songs.

The occasional train wreck keeps the listener aware of the actual artistic process being performed live during each set, guaranteeing that no 2 sets are ever the same.    

 Tune in Mondays from 9-10pm