WKAR StayTuned Update

August 2021 | Great Lakes Concerts

Jul 29, 2021
Sun setting through clouds over Lake Michigan's waves
Courtesy / Pixabay

Saturdays, Aug. 7–28, at noon on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Listen to a variety of music from regional orchestras and professional classical musicians from around the state of Michigan.

Roger Waters playing guitar and smiling
Courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment / PBS

Fri. Aug. 6 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Discover the story of the creation of 1973’s The Dark Side of the Moon.

Icon: Music Through the Lens

Jul 29, 2021
Baron Wolman next to printed, framed, black-and-white photograph of man lying down and reading book
Courtesy / PBS

Fridays, Aug. 6–13, at 9pm & Fri., Aug. 13, at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Revel in the eye-opening, thrilling world of live music photography through the experiences of the people who have documented popular music in images, from the earliest darkrooms to the fast-evolving digital landscapes of the present day.

August 2021 | Michigan Matinee

Jul 29, 2021
Woman lying down with remote in hand, smiling while eating popcorn from bowl
Courtesy / Pixabay

Thursdays, Aug. 5–26, at 7pm on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Tune in each Thursday to enjoy an hour of favorite pieces from the silver screen.

Pier Kids | POV

Jul 28, 2021
Pier Kid looking in mirror and putting on blue lipstick while another Pier Kid watches
Elegance Bratton / PBS

Mon. Aug. 2 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Pier Kids transports audiences to New York City's historic Christopher Street Pier where homeless, queer, Black youth navigate the streets to find safety and stability.

GamePlay | WKAR Radio

Jul 28, 2021
Video game controller with music notes as button, music notes coming out of controller and title "GAMEPLAY"
Courtesy / Interlochen Public Radio

Mondays, Aug. 2–30, at 7pm on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Explore the world of music from video games, which has come a long way in video games’ 40+ years of entertainment.

Chuck Berry | In Their Own Words

Jul 21, 2021
Black-and-white photo of Chuck Berry, in front of microphone, raising hand to ear as if to encourage audience to increase volume while holding guitar
Photo by Gijsbert Hanekroot / ALAMY Stock Photo / PBS

Tue. Jul. 27 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Take a riveting ride on the Chuck Berry train, exploring the life of the man behind the music.

Buddy Guy singing into microphone and playing guitar while sitting on chair
Courtesy / PBS

Tue. Jul. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist, a pioneer of Chicago’s West Side sound.

Pope Francis | In Their Own Words

Jul 16, 2021
Pope Francis waving and smiling
Courtesy of UPI / ALAMY Stock Photo / PBS

Tue. Jul. 20 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Learn what experiences led Jorge Bergoglio to the highest office in the Catholic Church.

Brian May playing guitar with piano in background
Courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment / PBS

Fri. Jul. 23 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Explore the story behind the conception and recording of A Night at the OperaWatch and call for special offers.