Studio One

Studio One
5:28 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Friday, October 12, 2012

On tonight's show, Mark Simmet brings you more from our CD of The Week, All Is Here from the Des Moines band Parlours. Also, new music from Animal Collective, Ben Folds Five, Van Morrison and The Mountain Goats.

Studio One
5:27 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Thursday, October 11, 2012

New music tonight from host Mark Simmet, as he brings you the latest from Tame Impala, The Avett Brothers, Django Django and Paul Simon. Also, more from our CD of The Week, All Is Here by the Des Moines band Parlours.

Studio One
5:26 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Join Mark Simmet tonight for new music from Ben Folds Five, Graham Parker & The Rumour and Dan Deacon. Also, more from our CD of The Week, All Is Here by the Des Moines band Parlours.

Studio One
4:40 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Monday, October 8, 2012

Be listening tonight as host Mark Simmet brings you new music from The Mountain Goats, Mumford & Sons and David Byrne & St. Vincent. Also, selections from our CD of The Week, All Is Here, the debut full-length album from the Des Moines band Parlours.

Studio One
4:39 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Friday, October 5, 2012

Be listening tonight as Mark Simmet brings you more from our CD of The Week, Coexist by The XX. Also, new music from Ben Gibbard, Bob Dylan, Cat Power and the Des Moines band Parlours.

Studio One
4:37 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Thursday, October 4, 2012

Tonight Mark Simmet brings you a live set from The Bottle Rockets, recorded by IPR at the 2011 Iowa Arts Festival in Iowa City. Also, new music from The XX, Mumford & Sons and Dinosaur Jr.

Studio One
4:35 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Mark Simmet has new music tonight from John Cale, Mumford And Sons, and Animal Collective. Plus, more from our CD of The Week, Coexist by The XX. Also, hear an interview feature with the Des Moines band Parlours in the first hour of the show.

Studio One
4:34 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Studio One Monday, October 1, 2012

Tonight, Mark Simmet brings you the latest music from Bettye Lavette, Grizzly Bear, Paul Simon and Jason Lytle of the band Grandaddy. You will also hear selections from our CD of the Week, Coexist by The XX.

Backtracks
12:00 pm
Sat March 2, 2013

Backtracks Saturday, March 2, 2013

It's an all new potpourri spotlight segment show including spotlights on rock'n'roll duets of the 50s, some early 60s releases from the vaults of ABC-Paramount Records, some song comparisons between the hit version and the NOT so famous original version, and lots and lots of listener suggestions leftover from last week's Listener Picks show.

Blue Avenue
12:00 pm
Sun February 24, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 24, 2013

We conclude our eight week series surveying the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards with the nominees in the two BIGGEST categories: The B B King Entertainer of the Year and Band of the Year. Plus we'll listen to exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.

The Beatles Medley
12:00 pm
Sun February 24, 2013

The Beatles Medley Sunday, February 24, 2013

Cedar Rapids listener Ray Marshall picks out this week's medley, celebrating his favorite Beatles' birthday. George Harrison would have been 70 years old this weekend!

Backtracks
12:00 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

Backtracks Saturday, February 23, 2013

A combination of new acquisitions and listener picks. The show needs to be prerecorded by Wednesday night 2/20, so if you have song suggestions, get them to me by then! bob.dorr@bobdorr.com

Blue Avenue
12:13 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 17, 2013

We continue to survey the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards by hearing every song nominated for Song of the Year and a selection from every Album of the Year nominee. Plus, exclusive IPR recordings of Shane Dwight at Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo and more of the interview with Shaun Murphy!

Blue Avenue
12:12 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 10, 2013

We'll hear music by all of the nominees For Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation in the Soul Blues Album of the Year and the Traditional Blues Album of the Year categories. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:11 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, February 3, 2013

Hear music from all of the Blues Foundation's nominees for Blues Harmoncia Player of the Year and Contemporary Blues  Male Artist of the Year. Plus a spotlight on Shuan Murphy who has done world tours with Bob Seger, Eric Clapton, and Little Feat. Not bad for a girl who went to high school in Cedar Rapids!

Blue Avenue
12:11 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 27, 2013

The multi-week survey of nominees for The Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards continues with music by all of the nominees for the Koko Taylor Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year and The Contemporary Blues Album of the Year. Plus we'll hear exclusive IPR recordings of Bryce Janey at The Campbell/Steele Gallery in Marion.

Blue Avenue
12:10 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 20, 2013

We continue the multi-week series of listening to the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation. This week, hear all the nominees for Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year and Gibson Blues Guitar Player of the Year. Plus, hear exclusive IPR recordings of Perry & The Pumpers at the 2011 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids.

Blue Avenue
12:10 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 13, 2013

We continue our multi-week survey of the Blues Foundation's nominees for the annual Blues Music Awards including the Best New Artist Debut category and the Rock Blues Album of the Year category. Plus we'll listen to exclusive IPR recordings of Memphis guitar player Eric Gales at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:09 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, January 6, 2013

We'll hear from all the nominees for Blues Music Awards in the Acoustic Album of The Year and Traditional Blues Male Artist of the year catagories, plus exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport.

Blue Avenue
12:08 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 30, 2012

Some of my personal favorites of 2012 including the latest realeases by Mississippi Heat, Little G Weevil, Paula Harris, and Robert Cray. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot at last February's Friends Blues Blowout.

This show originally aired 11/25/12

Blue Avenue
12:08 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 23, 2012

Blues Christmas! Including songs for the season by Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Washboard Pete, Bob Pace, and the late Rick Cicalo. Ho Ho Ho!

Blue Avenue
12:07 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 16, 2012

The latest releases from soul bluesman John Nemeth, Texas duo Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, and Robert Cray; new blues artists Paula Harris  and The 44s; exclusive IPR recordings of The Shane Dwight Band; and blues on vinyl from one of the first records by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers

This show originally aired 11/11/12

Blue Avenue
12:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 9, 2012

Some artists that were "new to me" in 2012 including Darren Jay & The Delta Souls, Little G Weevil, and soul singer Meena. Some Christmas blues by Chris Cain and The Mighty Blue Kings. And exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa bluesman Bryce Janey at the Campbell Steele Gallery in Marion.

Blue Avenue
12:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, December 2, 2012

New releases from Eric Lindell, Sean Carney, and Iowa's Craig Erickson; exclusive IPR recordings of Chubby Carrier at the 2011 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids, and blues on vinyl by J.B. Hutto and Jr. Wells

This show originally aired 6/3/12

Blue Avenue
12:05 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 25, 2012

Some of my personal favorites of 2012 including the latest realeases by Mississippi Heat, Little G Weevil, Paula Harris, and Robert Cray. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot at last February's Friends Blues Blowout.

Blue Avenue
12:04 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 18, 2012

More new blues releases including the latest by The Mannish Boys, Nathan James, and Iowa City's Catfish Keith. Exclusive IPR recordings will allow us to hear a short set by Trampled Under Foot at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom and the Blues On Vinyl set includes gospel blues by The Reverend Gary Davis

This show originally aired 10/14/12

Blue Avenue
12:04 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 11, 2012

The latest releases from soul bluesman John Nemeth, Texas duo Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, and Robert Cray; new blues artists Paula Harris  and The 44s; exclusive IPR recordings of The Shane Dwight Band; and blues on vinyl from one of the first records by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers

Blue Avenue
12:03 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, November 4, 2012

Lots of new releases including the latest by Mississippi Heat, Joanne Shaw Taylor, and Mud Morganfield. Exclusive IPR recordings of Chicago guitarman Linsey Alexander at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival and Blues on Vinyl by Big Mama Thornton and Clifton Chenier.

This show originally aired 9/30/12

Blue Avenue
12:02 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, October 28, 2012

New releases from Teresa James, Sugar Blue, and Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin; Classic 1930s blueswomen including Memphis Minnie and Lucille Bogan; exclusive IPR recordings of Reverend Raven & The Chin Smokin' Alter Boys.

Blue Avenue
12:02 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Blue Avenue Sunday, October 21, 2012

It's Ladies Night! All the music is done by female performers in today's contempory blues scene, including Cassie Taylor, E.G. Kight, Deanna Bogart, Shemekia Copeland, Cee Cee James, and Tracy Nelson.

This show originally aired 9/16/12

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