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by Habibullah Saleem



This week: San Francisco, CA 2/19/2005

Back at the Warfield for night two of this run. Another duo show, recorded in San Francisco on February 19th, 2005. This show starts out with a run of classics, with a Names+Dates+Times opener followed by LPC, and Untouchable Face. Millennium Theatre, Reprieve and A Spade all make solid mid set appearances before Andrew Bird joins the band for Studying Stones and Manhole once again. Julie also hung around for night two  and then joined the band for Paradigm (with Andrew), Fuel and Overlap. 
 New bootlegs featured every week, airing Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights at 9pm CDT and Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings at 4am CDT.

Find featured bootlegs archived here.



Petticoat Rule:  The Phat Man Dee Episode

Jazz chanteuse and cultural icon Phat Man Dee joins Petticoat Rule to talk about activism through music, respecting history through your creations, and learning to embrace your uniqueness.  We hear about her path to her weirdness, the many influences and teachers she’s had along the way, and her goals to contribute positivity to society and foment advocacy for the downtrodden.  Included in this episode is a song from her personal collection, Hey Phat Chick!, As well as one from her collaboration with Liz Berlin of Rusted Root, Social Justice Disco:  Songs to Fight Fascists By.  Petticoat Rule is a radio program dedicated to unraveling the mystery of creative productivity by examining the lives of women involved in the music industry.  Each episode aims to develop an intimacy with the artist so as to illuminate her unique relationship with her creative spirit.  We hope to inspire listeners to put in the work and unleash their unique inventive talents!  Check out the podcast at https://petticoatrule.fireside.fmThis conversation will air Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 12pm and 5pm CDT. 

Selected conversations produced by Righteous Babe can be found on Ani's Patreon.

Full archive of past conversation here

WOODY'S VOICE: A Partnership with the Woody Guthrie Center

Woody's Voice

Episodes are narrated by the Righteous Babe herself, Ani DiFranco, and curated by the Executive Director and Programs Manager of the Woody Guthrie Center as a way of sharing Woody’s perspective and his continued influence on arts and society.  Catch it on Sundays at 12 pm and 4 pm Central.

Find selected Woody's Voice episodes archived here.

In celebration of one year of our partnership with the Woody Guthrie Center, Righteous Babe Radio has created an archive of all past aired Woody's Voice Episodes.

Full archive of past episodes here



Self Love Saturday Logo
Self Love Sunday with Jocelyn Mackenzie is a show that explores what it means to love ourselves in new ways and the impact self love has on our communities. We'll hear music that expresses the spirit of self love, talk with musicians, makers, and activists about how self love informs their creative process, and learn tips and tools about how to integrate self love into our daily lives for the highest and greatest good of all.
Logo Artwork by Tracy Lewis

EPISODE 3: Death, Embodiment, and Time Travel 
• Tall Tall Trees – Expectations
• Wendy Eisenberg – Hurt People
• Interview with Ashley Frith, Part 1 
      Underscore – Jocelyn Mackenzie – Primate (arr. Sam McCormally)
• Ashley Frith performing Kate Moore – Whoever You Are Come Forth
• Interview with Ashley Frith, Part 2
      Underscore – Ludovica Burtone – Blazing Sun
• Mama Rose – Flood
• Craig Werth – Things That Bring Hope
• Denai Moore – Bring You Shame
• Interview with Jenny Owen Youngs, Part 1 
      Underscore – Jenny Owen Youngs – Vampire Weeknight, Instrumental
• Jenny Owen Youngs – Dungeons and Dragons
• Interview with Jenny Owen YoungsPart 2
      Underscores – Jenny Owen Youngs – Gravitron and Follow You, Instrumentals
• Jenny Owen Youngs Remixing Jocelyn Mackenzie – Little Islands
Listen every Sunday at 10 AM + 7 PM C (11 AM + 8 PM EST)



Letters from an American

Heather Cox Richardson is a professor of American history.  Her newsletter explores what it means, and what it has meant, to be an American. These were the same questions a famous observer asked in a book of letters he published in 1782, the year before the Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur called his book “Letters from an American Farmer.” We will broadcast a recording of the daily letters at 6 pm, 11 pm and 8 am the following day CST. 

You can find the Letters and more about our Resident Professor here:

Hear a sample Letters from an American broadcast below.



Alright, Alright Logo

Recorded inside the artist owned World Famous Tipitina's, The Alright, Alright Broadcast is a one-on-one interview program featuring artists, musicians, performers, promoters, venue owners, on-air personalities, production, crew members, and more of the individuals that make our culture and entertainers so uniquely captivating.  Produced by Tipitina's TV.  We Love 'Em Tonight.  Catch it at 2 am and 10 am central Tuesdays and Thursdays


Putumayo World Music Hour

Hosted by former KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour (PWMH) is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures. The program is heard on more than 100 commercial and non-commercial stations around the world. PWMH playlists include a blend of music from well-known artists and exceptional, underexposed international artists.  The one-hour radio program also features interviews with world-class music makers such as Los Lobos, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, and Taj Mahal who eagerly support and have been influenced by world music. Airing new episodes Monday and Saturday at 10am CST and Wednesday morning at 4am CST.






Acoustic Cafe
Acoustic Café is a two hour weekly radio show, and an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in 1995.  Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today’s great songwriting talents. It’s hard to put a definitive label on Acoustic Café’s music selections. After all, a good song is a good song… any individual set of music could contain a bit of country, rock, blues, folk, pop… and more!  In addition to classic songwriters (oh, you know who they are…), Acoustic Café wants to bring as many newer talents to the table as possible. Hear this week’s program by clicking here! Also, you can hear a few year’s worth of our interviews and performances by visiting our archives here.  Airing Fridays at 10am CST

We are looking at RBR Radio as an open source opportunity. We hope to integrate podcasts from like-minded souls around the world into the fabric of RBR Radio. We would love to hear your thoughts and ideas as to what it is you would really like to have discussed and represented musically on this your radio station. Please send submissions and ideas to The RBR content management staff will review all submissions and ideas presented.