Live and Local!

We aim to feature the unique diversity of the Illinois Valley.
Check out all of our locally produced shows here and get more information about what you heard on the air.

Any Thing Goes with Jess Kiddin

Tuesdays 6:00pm - 8:00pm


From Frank Sinatra to Frank Zappa and all the female talents in between! Your host is Jess Kidden, with sometime co-host Happy Camper, playing his own mix of Blues and Dixieland. It's a well-blended and nicely-composed eclectic/chaotic dish of ear food for your early Tuesday evening!

Catch A Fire
with DJ Odd-io

Saturdays 3:00pm - 5:00pm

"Catch A Fire" is all reggae, from all eras, and all around the world!

Pure Vibes!


Country Junction
with T.W.

Fridays 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Country and Western songs from the early days until the late 80's on vinyl and cassette.



Empower Hour

Saturdays 11:00am - 12:00pm with River Stars

Empower Hour is the Illinois Valley's teen-powered radio show, focusing on issues and topics that matter to our valley! Saturdays 11AM to noon, tune in for segments including Ladyline, Arts Alive, My Obnoxious Fandom, and Change for a Change, all on Empower Hour.

Contact the DJs at empowerhour.radio@gmail.com



Folk The System!

with Scout

Sundays 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Hand-made music from the mountain streams to the streets!


Keep it Local!

with The Caveman

Mondays 6:00pm - 8:00pm

All genres of music with a local focus & gigging bands in the State of Jefferson.

Melting Space Dreams with Cepheid Thidwick

Mondays 8:00pm-12:00am

Select Sounds for Sophisticated Hearing

Jazz Expansion

Mondays 2:00pm - 5:00pm


This is your chance to hear jazz from the 50's to the 70's... and more!

With your host, Sam.

Mother Earth Connections

Sundays 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Mother Earth Connections is a fun and informative mix of talk and music to lift your spirit and enrich your connections with Mother Earth.

Join Tim and Suzanne from the Cultural & Ecological Enhancement Network (CEEN) as they explore our region for events, news, Native American issues and wild edibles!


North Jefferson Revolt with Hannah & Tyler

Wednesdays 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Every Wednesday night we will bring you underground rock and roll, punk, hardcore, alternative and other music within the wide spectrum of indie. Our aim is to give these genres more representation in our area, and highlight regional bands at the same time.


Radio LatinX
with Nellie B

Sundays 6:00pm - 8:00pm

From Flaco Jiménez to Quetzal, Lila Downs to Celia Cruz, Beny Moré to Ana Tijoux....

Radio LatinX brings you two hours of an eclectic wide-ranging mix of 'musica latina.'
Tune in every Sunday, from 6 to 8pm, and listen to the masters of Afro-Latin jazz,
historic recordings of folk music from Mexico, Central America, South America,

the Caribbean, and contemporary 'latinx' artists, too!


Rockstravaganza
with Carla G

Fridays 7:00pm - 9:00pm


Rockstravaganza is a two hour eclectic mix of rock music from the 60s to the present, including some pop, dance, and electronica as well. While you may hear the occasional big hit, the main focus of the show is on other songs by artists and bands both famous and not. You should expect to hear a different combination of music every week.

Section D Show
with Mij Notae

Saturdays 12:00pm - 3:00pm


An all Vinyl show of classic and not-so-well-known rock songs with occasional folk rock and country rock added to the mix. The music ranges anywhere from the mid 60's to the later 80's.

Interspersed between songs there are strange true stories, facts, and other oddities gleaned from the news.


Smokin' Bluegrass

Thursdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Every Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, The Trainmaster and Junction Jo will be bringing you the best of Bluegrass Music from its beginnings in the 1940s right down to the present. We'll feature themes, such as Women in Bluegrass, and pop music done Bluegrass style, and lots more. We play choice crossover cuts from the folk and country genre, and plenty of hard drivin’ Bluegrass music!


Soul Repose with Marshall

Saturdays 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Electronic Dance Music with Marshall!!


The O' Brien Gal

Saturdays 9:00am - 11:00am

obrien gal

Folkish (music) featuring Singer/Song writers
Contact the DJ at obriengal@kxcj.org


The Old Gray Mare

Sundays 10:00am-12:00pm

Need some uplifting tunes to get your week off to a fine feeling start? Saddle up and tune in Sundays from 10 a.m. to high noon for The Old Gray Mare Radio Show for music and poetry filled with positivity!

Contact the DJ at chinookiris@gmail.com

Wyrd World

Sundays 10:00pm-12:00am

A talk and interview show, bringing speculation and theories to paranormal, supernatural, conspiratorial, occult, esoteric, and otherwise potentially paradigm-shifting topics in an all-you-can-hear buffet! Call in and join the conversation with your host Wylden Freeborne.



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Illinois Valley Community Radio aims to air programs that reflect the unique diversity of our independent way of life.

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