A celebration of Spanish Colonial arts, crafts, culture and traditions that have been a part of New Mexico for some 400 years.
Weekdays, 7-11 am
The Big Show with Honey Harris, the DJ diva of the City Different, starts your day not only playing a mongrel selection of music, she hosts a guestlist as heterogenous as her humor.
Weekdays, 11 am to 3 pm
Michelle has called Santa Fe home for almost 20 years. As the midday host and a back-up co-host on the Friday Funk. Michelle digs the opportunity to play the kind of music that'll get your booty shakin' and make your day a little groovier.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:20
2016 Marks KBAC 98.1 Radio Free Santa Fe's 20th anniversary. We want you to celebrate with us! Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:20 we will feature the best performances of the last 20 years in Studio 2. Tune in to hear all of your favorite archived, live music straight from Radio Free Santa Fe's Studio 2. Click HERE to stream KBAC live from your device or computer.
Weekdays 3 – 6 p.m.
Ira has held down the afternoon shift on KBAC for twenty continuous years. His musical taste is unquestioned, featuring many artists long before they hit it big, and Ira welcomes visiting musicians, both local and nationally-acclaimed, for live intimate sessions of music and interviews.
Thursdays 7 - 8 PM
Hosted by "Big Frog", John Treadwell, who created Frogville Records, this hour will feature Independent artists, local artists, and artists featured on the Frogville label.
Every Thursday, 8-10 pm
Would you like some jam with your toast?
Thursdays 10 - 11 PM
Every Thursday we present another show from the archives of the Grateful Dead Hour - "A weekly audio postcard from the wide musical world of the Grateful Dead." Since 1985, the show has featured exclusive interviews, music from the era.
Fridays 6 - 8 PM
Now in its 16th year on KBAC, we kick off the weekend with two solid smokin' hours of Old School Funk, Motown, Philly Soul, R & B, New Orleans funk and a smattering of hip-hop. The Friday Funk tradition has been playing music YOU want to hear! The Funk line is always open at 988-5222. Typical artists include: The Godfather James Brown, George Clinton, Cameo, The Meters, Temptations, Average White band and Earth, Wind & Fire, Smokey Robinson, Curtis Mayfield, Issac Hayes, The Queen of Soul....The King of Pop......and anything else we can dream up. Lisa C. The Motherfunker, has hosted every Friday for the past six years.
Saturdays 9 - 10 AM
KBAC was one of the very first commercial radio stations to broadcast E Town. Hosted by Nick & Helen Forster, each week two musical artists like Michael Franti & Spearhead, James Taylor, Sarah McLachlan, Ralph Stanley, Sweet Honey In The Rock and more are featured in performances taped in E Town's home of Boulder, CO or in various venues around the country. In addition, each week the "E-Chievement Award" is handed out to someone who has made a positive difference in their community who then tells their inspiring story. Tune in each Saturday morning at 9am on KBAC!
Sundays 8 - 11 AM
Transitions Radio Magazine blends a varied pacing of special features, guest interviews, cutting-edge information and practical resources with an eclectic mix of contemporary music. Conversations center on topics of social responsibility and include interviews with best-selling authors and other prominent guests as well as lesser-known experts in their fields.
Sundays 9 - 10 PM
What do Buddy Holly, The Strokes, The Shangri-Las, The Beatles, and The Ramones have in common? Little Steven’s Underground Garage!