Programs A-Z

'Round Midnight features A well blended eclectic blend of Blues, Rock, World, Folk, Jazz, Reggae, alternative country, and more. Current to classic.

Acoustic Accents is Alaska's radio showcase for great music with an acoustic "accent". Each week we feature some of the finest singer-songwriters and musicians on the planet. In addition to great tunes, our regular feature "Words and Music"...

America's first and longest-lived weekly program on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora.

Featuring music which will soothe the savage opera listener. Follows KUAC's Opera show.

Afternoon Concert features classical selections chosen by the local hosts. The hosts feature classical works along with insightful commentary on the pieces themselves and interviews with local and visiting artists including actors, directors...

The Alaska Live series of live performance and conversations with visiting and local artists is made possible from a generous grant from Design Alaska and contributors like you.

Alaska Live...

Statewide news from the Alaska Public Radio Network

Discover new music that doesn't get a lot of airplay anywhere else. The acclaimed (and Emmy-nominated, Webby-winning) program features roundtable discussions about new music, reviews, live...

Roots-based music including bluegrass, old-time string band, folk and country. Acoustic music that has that has that any old time feel even if it came out in the new millenium.

Hosted by Trudy Heffernan

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Flashbacks from previous Winter and Summer Fairbanks Folk Fests  are recorded by KUAC staff and edited down for your listening pleasure. Enjoy the Best of the Fest if...

Live broadcasts of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly meeting are held every other Thursday.

Supplying public radio listeners with bad car advice, Car Talk is a weekly call-in show featuring Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers).

Nationally syndicated classical music service produced by Minnesota Public Radio. The service is dedicated to live classical music programming, and airs great music from a library of more than 50,000 classical-music CDs.

Hosted by Mike Flynn, The Folk Sampler plays a mix of traditional music, folk, bluegrass and blues. Each program revolves around a theme, anything from trains to holidays to the anguish of love.

Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. 

Each week for nearly twenty five years, Bill McGlaughlin has invited listeners into the Saint Paul Sunday studio where he brings musical performances of the highest order down to earth for all who tune in.

A Collection of music from the islands and from the early vaults of blues and acoustic artists.

One-hour weekday news magazine with features on technology and personal finance, plus cultural stories on film, theater and music

Jazz with Bob Parlocha - Mainstream jazz programming, selected and hosted by legendary jazz expert Bob Parlocha.

Living On Earth with Steve Curwood is an environmental news and information program. Every week, a broad range of ecological issues are addressed. NOTE: This program is heard on Tuesdays when KUAC is not broadcasting the Fairbanks North Star...

Marketplace is a smart, hip, and literate program not only about money and business, but about people, local economies, and the world-- and what it all means to us.

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform,...

MOUNTAIN STAGE is a two-hour radio show recorded before a live audience in Charleston, WV. Now in its 20th year, the show has established a long tradition of featuring national and international acts in almost every style of music.

Baroque music from the 'Golden Age' of classical compositions.

Bringing in music that falls between the cracks.  Avant garde/experimental jazz, world/ethnic, new age, spiritual, neo-classical, acoustic, electronic music and more share the spotlight on Nighlights' idiosyncratic playlist

KUAC presents Opera for a Sunday afternoon. Hosted by 2010 Spirit of KUAC winner Susie...

Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments.

Brings to the listener the confluence of poetry and acoustic music.

Ira Flatow discusses all things scientific on Science Friday.

KUAC FM’s 50th Anniversary celebration continues as 30 KUAC StoryCorps stories air weekly on KUAC, every Friday at 1pm, March 29-October 18, 2013. Last fall, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center generously sponsored community interviews...

Talk of Alaska's live call-in format is Alaska's only statewide forum to discuss the critical issues impacting life on the last frontier. Call 1-800-478-TALK (8255)or e-mail in during the show at to join the statewide conversation....

Music from the past that takes you back to the 50's, 60's and 70's

In her 20th year of national distribution, Fiona Ritchie's invitation to The Thistle & Shamrock¿ is as enticing as ever. Viewing her program as an on-air community, Ritchie has created a gathering place for anyone who enjoys music from...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

Americans from coast to coast, and especially those in between, have caught Michael Feldman's comedy-talk-quiz show, Whad'ya Know? The show combines a quiz show format with guests and audience participation.

A two-hour "adult alternative" music showcase, featuring live performances and interviews with today's most innovative and talented artists.

XPoNential Radio is a Triple-A (adult album alternative) service. XPoNential will showcase an array of artists and music with a unique mix of emerging and heritage contemporary musicians. This music genre is threaded through NPR's newsmagazine...