​20Twenty Country Countdown is the fastest-paced, most modern Country Countdown in America. 

Afternoons with Chris D

Monday - Friday 3-6 PM

If it's music, and it's happening is Santa Fe, you can bet Chris "The Mighty D" Diestler is going to let you nkow about it.

Alan Colmes Radio

Weekdays, 4-7 PM

Radio and television host Alan Colmes is one of the nation's most popular liberal political commentators and bloggers. 

Baka Boys All-Star Mix

Fridays 8-11 p.m.

Baka Boys All-Star Mix - Bringing in the weekend with the HOTTEST Mix. Catch the Baka Boys every Friday from 8am to 11am on Northern New Mexico's Party Station, JAM'N 947!

Balance Point

Saturdays 11AM - 1 PM

Alternative ways to find Balance in your body and in your life.

Between The Sheets

Sunday - Thursday 10pm - 2am

Between the Sheets is where the nighttime and the right time meet. Slow jams and quiet storms will get you in the mood to relax in love...nighttime in the desert just got hotter.

Collected Words

Wednesdays 12 - 1 PM

Collected Words is the weekly radio broadcast of Santa Fe's revered bookstore, Collected Works. Collected Words features authors, poets and speakers on issues relevant to the Santa Fe community and New Mexico at large.

Lon Helton hosts the only countdown show with a weekly in-studio co-host. A country star joins Lon for the entire show, sharing funny and topical stories about artists and songs in the Top 30. Recent co-hosts have included Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, George Strait, Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, and Taylor Swift. 

Devil’s Advocate

Monday- Friday from 2p-4p

Mike Crute and Dominic Salvia present a lively discussion about the political topics of the day

E Town

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! 

Free Talk Live

Daily, 8:00 - 11:00 pm

Free Talk Live is the only show on the air that defies all conventional political labels. It's witty, fresh, intriguing and sometimes completely outrageous...but always good radio.

Golic & Wingo

Weekdays 4 AM - 8 AM

Golic stated, “With Mike & Mike ending later this year, I am looking forward to the opportunity to begin the next chapter of the ESPN morning show with Trey and my son Mike. Both men will bring new and interesting voices to our morning conversations and help to create a fresh fun show for our audience. I appreciate the loyalty of those who have started their mornings with us over the years and hope they continue to do so for years to come.”

Wingo added, “We’re all looking for someone to grow old with…and I look forward to doing that with Golic. On a more serious note, I’m looking forward to the challenge that lies ahead and keeping ESPN radio the place to be in the morning for an entertaining start to your sports day.”

Grateful Dead Radio Hour

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.

Beginning with a donkey, then a mule, Susie has been riding since age 2. By age 6, Susie began riding solo on trails on a trustworthy mare.  After spending her early years, teens and 20s with horses, life changes took Susie to Wall Street in New York City leaving horses behind.  She moved to Santa Fe in 2006, and by 2008 brought horses back into her life, as well as her husband’s life.  Horses were new to Ron, and with the good fortune of a once-in-a-lifetime horse, trail riding became a hobby for Susie and Ron.  Susie’s mare, Anna Banana, is a small palomino registered quarter horse reining mare.  Ron’s horse Cash is a been-there-done-that sorrel gelding.  With his Register of Merit AQHA show accomplishments and brave personality, Cash is the lead horse on most of the trail rides.

Kat Belew

Weekdays 10am-3pm

Kat hails from 'Bama ("ROLL TIDE!") and steers you through the Goldmine - all-request classic country.


A Voice for the Community

An American icon, international statesman, Baptist minister and one of our nation's leading civil rights advocates, Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses news and current events in a weekly, nationally syndicated radio program. Keep Hope Alive with Reverend Jesse Jackson is a 2-hour community-based program that is broadcast every Sunday. The show currently airs in nearly 40 markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.

Kids First!

Sunday, 8-9am

The Coalition's KIDS FIRST! program evaluates, rates and endorses films, DVDs, audio recordings, TV shows, apps, screenplays and games using volunteer, community-based juries of adults and children from diverse backgrounds and offers a variety of means to showcase and enhance consumer awareness of endorsed products. 

Make Your House a HOME

Each Sunday at 2 pm

For listeners who want to make their homes look better for less money.

Read More HERE.

Midday with Michelle

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. 

New Mexico Film Works

Wednesdays 11 AM - 12 PM

The NM Film Office discusses all things film in New Mexico.

Read more HERE.

Now It’s The News

Sundays 7 - 8am

Now It's The News with Derrick Blair is a unique, one hour, weekly radio program that embraces the hypocrisies and idiosyncracies of our representative Republic. It's a celebration of American news and culture, in a witty and comedic blender.

Bass Notes: Stanley Clarke Talks All That Jazz

Jazz-rock fusion pioneer performs the Lensic, July 21

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‘Sinbad on Line One’

An interview with stand-up comedian and actor

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Radio Lia

Monday - Saturday, 7p - 12a

I’m Lia. The host. The Facilitator. The sticky substance that holds the stories together with the songs. I’m the gal who can’t for the life of me keep a secret yet everyone seems to tell me their secrets anyway. I love my job.

Real Estate Today

Saturdays 2 - 4 PM

Get the best financial advice and invest your time wisely! Be part of the multi-platform program about all things real estate, with award-winning broadcaster Gil Gross, and welcome more customers to your door. Real Estate Today opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It's fast-paced and fact-packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions.

RedCup Country is the soundtrack for Saturday night. Imagine the music for a tailgate party before the Kenny Chesney show….it’s all party-themed music from Jason, Miranda, Luke, FGL and much more!

Rick Unger

Weekdays 4-6 PM

Don't be surprised to see Rick engaging with conservatives on every topic under the sun, even in the very heart of conservative media

Rudy Maxa’s World

Saturdays 10 PM – midnight

Rudy Maxa, one of America’s premier consumer travel experts, hosts “Rudy Maxa’s World”, a high-definition travel series. 

Santa Fe Hometown Project

Sunday 2 - 5 PM

Host and homeboy Art Encinias is the mastermind behind this experiment in time travel. He recreates a year out of Santa Fe's past. with all the pop music, news, movies, TV and radio of the time, sharing of his own collection of Santa Fe memories for that year. 

RobALou - Elvis Birthday Tribute

Today would have been Elvis Aaron Presley's 80th birthday - RobALou pays tribute to "The King"

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Sim Balkey live on the Outlaw with Kidd Corona

Sim premieres his new single, "How 'Bout We Do That Tonight," and more...

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Slow Jams with R DUB

Monday - Thursday 10 - Midnight

R Dub! was just 16 and in high school when he created Sunday Night Slow Jams in the summer of 1994, and has since hosted and produced the show throughout the years.

Born in Chicago and growing up in L.A. and Orlando, Florida, R Dub! spent his time staying up late at night listening to various “Slow Jams” type radio shows around the country. He loved the music and the overall mood of Slow Jams, and at age 13 decided his dream was to host his own Slow Jam show.

Studio 2

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.

The Best of Art Bell

Saturday 7-11pm

Art Bell is no ordinary talk show host because Art's a true radio fanatic, the ultimate "new media" personality. Art connects to his audience not just by the full force of modern technology from satellite to Internet to fax, but also by his unique view of the world, and a daring to pose all questions, no matter what the answer. 

The Big Show with Honey Harris

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. 

Scratch at knowledge and invariably a mystery lurks just beneath the surface. Richard Syrett's indefatigable and passionate pursuit of these mysteries, his insatiable curiosity of the world around him, and his unique and finely tuned story telling abilities that have made him a fixture on late-night radio waves for nearly 15 years.

The Elvis Duran Show

Monday through Friday 6am-10am

Elvis Duran considers himself the host of the party on his national radio show, which is the most-listened-to Top 40 morning show in the U.S

The Friday Funk

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.

The Frogville Radio Hour

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.

The Laura Ingraham Show

Mon - Fri, 7 - 10p

Laura Ingraham is the most-listened-to woman in America on political talk radio. The Laura Ingraham Show, is ranked in radio's Top 10, and heard coast-to-coast in 225 markets. Also a former white-collar defense attorney and Supreme Court law clerk, Laura is a cancer survivor and a passionate supporter of our troops. She advocates for increased domestic and international adoption and resides in Washington, DC.

The Leslie Marshall Show

Weekdays 1 – 2 PM

"The only true democracy in talk radio. Of, for and by the people." Leslie is also a Fox News contributor as the liberal voice on The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity.

The Sean Hannity Show

Weekdays 1-4 PM, Sunday encore 3-6 PM

Sean Hannity is a gutsy talk-show host and multimedia celebrity who always lands on the “right side” of the issues, 


The Voice of Los Alamos

Fridays 12 - 1 PM

Listeners will get a glimpse of life in the Atomic City with weekly guests that will include County Council members, local business owners, scientists, and more.  Find out more at ladailypost.com. 

Timm Romero

Monday - Friday 2pm - 7pm

Timm Romero is the host that "Slams with the Jams" from Today and Back In The Day!


Every Thursday, 8-10 pm

Would you like some jam with your toast?

Transitions Radio Magazine

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. 

Weekends with Nacha Mendez

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nacha Mendez offers her expression of curiosity, varied musical experience and restless passion for living. Do you want her to mention your weekend show? Write to her nacha@santafe.com.

Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

Weekdays 8 AM - 11 AM

Dan Le Batard and Stugotz bring their unique blend of self-deprecating humor, insightful guests and thoughtful conversation to a national audience from Miami Beach’s Clevelander Hotel. Rotating guest co-hosts, including Miami Herald writer Greg Cote, provide listeners with a different experience each day, as well as regular contributors including John Amaechi, Greg Cote, Amin El Hassan, Sarah Spain and Pablo Torre.

Kidd Corona

Weekdays 6am-10am

Kidd Corona hails from northern New Mexico and has been in radio for many years. Tune in and he’ll keep you informed on country music history, country music news, country concerts, and when and where to get your hands on Outlaw Country swag.

Richard Eeds In The Morning

Weekdays 7 - 11 AM

Set your alarm for the Richard Eeds’ jazz in the morning.

The Richard Eeds Show

Weekdays 1 - 4 PM

A unique and rational voice with opinions on a wide variety of subjects, Richard Eeds focuses on the issues impacting Santa Fe and the rest of the globe. Airing weekday afternoons from 1 pm to 5 pm, the show features leaders from the political, business and cultural realm, as well as listener calls, centering on news, politics, education and general topics of interest, especially to Santa Feans. Call in and voice your opinion - (505) 424-1260.

Afternoons with Nacha Mendez

Weekdays 3pm - 7pm

Although known locally as a singer and award-winning composer, Nacha Mendez brings her 30 years of radio broadcast experience on-air afternoons  3pm-7pm offering her expression of curiosity, varied musical experience and restless passion for living.

Coast to Coast

Monday - Friday 11 PM - 4 AM

A media phenomenon, Coast to Coast AM deals with UFOs, strange occurrences, life after death, and other unexplained (and often inexplicable) phenomena. Coast to Coast AM is overnight talk radio with daytime ratings.

Brave Space

Saturday 9 - 10 AM

Brave Space is a radio show that’s born out of collaboration and co-hosted by Cecile Lipworth and Patricia Trujillo. We draw our inspiration from community and focus our conversations on feminist values. We pursue deep thinking and social courage, encourage respectful sisterhood and kind understanding of one another. Our hope is to spread new ideas for the critical change we need in our world right now. Follow us on Facebook- facebook.com/bravespacenm or email us at bravespace@santafe.com

Stephen A. Smith Show

Weekdays 11 AM - 1 PM

The program showcases the dynamic personality and provocative opinions of host Stephen A. Smith, as he takes listeners, and his guests, through the hottest topics of the day in sports.

Wake-up with America's first news - Host Gordon Deal goes beyond the headlines with the day's first look at news and business news from the U.S. and around the world; bringing a lively blend of intelligent information, humor, and expert analysis to morning radio.

The Beatles- All Jazzed Up

Tuesday 7 - 8 PM

The music of the Fab Four gets the jazz treatment.

The Stephanie Miller Show

Weekdays 7 - 10 AM

A progressive talk radio show syndicated nationally, mixing humor with the latest political events.

The Will Cain Show

Weekdays 1 PM - 4 PM

Will Cain gives you his unfiltered take on the biggest stories in the sports world.

Radio Deluxe

Monday 7 - 9 PM

A show of lively banter featuring current and past jazz greats. Hosted by John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey.

Spain & Fitz

Weekdays 4 PM - 7 PM

The show covers the day’s top stories from across the sports world.

The Kitty Cat Lounge

Thursday 7 - 9 PM

​All the cool cats will be tuning in to the hip sounds of Louis Prima, Bobby Darin, Julie London, Wayne Newton, Arthur Lyman, Les Baxter and others.

The Thom Hartmann Program

Weekdays 10 AM - 1 PM and 8 - 11 PM

Thom Hartmann inspires intelligent conversation from both sides. He combines a hammer and tong delivery with an intellect capable of intelligent design. The result is energized and calibrated talk radio with arguments even conservatives respect. Named as a Talkers Magazine's Top 10 Most Important Radio Talk Hosts in America from 2011-2014, Thom is a prolific and profound New York Times bestselling author of 24 books.  If you haven’t heard Thom Hartmann lately, you’re leaving a great ratings weapon on the table.

Freddie & Fitzsimmons

Weekdays 7 PM - 11 PM

The four-hour late night show recaps the top sports news events of the day and the biggest storylines from the games of the evening, mixing opinion, personality, and live guests and reporters.  Each weeknight, Freddie & Fitzsimmons focuses on what fans are talking about that day as well as what we expect they will talk about tomorrow.

Calling All Veterans

Saturday 7 - 8 AM

A live weekly show with Army vet host Chuck Zobac, "Calling All Veterans" focuses on veterans’ issues in Santa Fe and across the nation. Listeners are invited to call (505) 424-4550 with any questions about their VA or state veterans’ benefits. 

SportsCenter All Night

Weekdays 11 PM - 2 AM

After all the games have been played for the day, stay up and listen for SportsCenter updates, interviews, and highlights all night long.

Bob’s Botanical Broadcast

Saturday 8 - 9 AM

A local, organic, homegrown garden  talk show brought to you by the owners of Agua Fria Nursery, Bob Pennington and his  sons Shane and Mark. Call in at 424-4550.

First and Last

Weekdays 2 AM - 4 AM

First and Last is a two-hour show that recaps the previous night’s highlights and delve into the coming day’s stories, making ESPN Radio live 24 hours a day on weekdays.

Coffee and Culture

Saturday 2 - 3 PM

It’s time to grab a mug and enjoy the weekly show Coffee and Culture, where you’ll find out what’s hot, fresh, and stimulating from El Palacio Magazine, New Mexico’s Department of Cultural Affairs, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, the Center for Contemporary Arts, and the Institute of American Indian Arts and Museum of Contemporary Native Arts.

A Matter of the Mind

Saturday 10 - 11 AM

"A Matter of the Mind" is an exploration of mind, consciousness and creative intelligence. The first Saturday each month, my wife, Jennifer Jenkins, co-hosts with me in exploring rich, fulfilling relationships.

Business Matters

Saturday 11 AM - 12 PM

Hosted by Simon Brackley, President of the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce.
Read more HERE.

Art Fusion

Saturday 12 - 1 PM

The Art Fusion radio program is broadcast live from the front of Artisan in Santa Fe, New Mexico and blends a visual artist with a songwriter/musician.  The radio program is hosted by Artisan’s co-owner and musician Ron Whitmore, who has worked with visual artists and musicians for the past 28 years. The show is a fusion of the two art forms comparing their creative paths and getting insight on the careers and wisdoms of the guests. The musician plays live music and both guests share their journeys in their respective creative fields. To find out about upcoming guests go to artisansantafe.com.

Into Tomorrow

Saturday and Sunday 1 PM

Award-winning broadcaster Dave Graveline is the host of the technology talk show, “Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline.”

Heating It Up!

Saturday 3 - 4 PM

Four-time James Beard Book Award winner Cheryl Alters Jamison is one of the nation's premiere food writers, author of many great cookbooks, former Food Editor for New Mexico Magazine, and the host of HEATING IT UP, the exciting food talk show on KVSF-FM. 

Travel with Rick Steves

Saturday 5 - 6 PM

Travel with Rick Steves is a weekly one-hour conversation about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is the leading authority on travel to Europe, and is extending his interest to global topics.

Coast to Coast

Saturday 12 - 4 AM Sunday 12 - 1 AM

A media phenomenon, Coast to Coast AM deals with UFOs, strange occurrences, life after death, and other unexplained (and often inexplicable) phenomena. Coast to Coast AM is overnight talk radio with daytime ratings.

Angie Coiro

Saturday 4 PM

In Deep with Angie Coiro is an independently-produced, two hour weekly news/talk and interview program. Hosted by award-winning Bay Area journalist Angie Coiro, In Deep is a closer look at news and issues of the week- particularly the important stories that fell through the cracks of major media coverage. Featuring lively, thought-provoking interviews with newsmakers, politicians, and behind-the-scenes notables, each show illuminates important issues and the forces shaping the national narrative.

The Best of Thom Hartmann

Saturday 6 - 9 PM

The best clips from the week's Thom Hartmann shows.

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy

Saturday 9 - 12 PM

Leo Laporte, The Tech Guy entertains audiences nationwide as host of a technology talk radio show every Saturday.

Sunday Kind Of Love

Sunday 9 - 10 AM

I am a local jewelry designer, originally from Bayonne, NJ. I was raised on the Great American Songbook and WNEW was ALWAYS playing on the radio. My mother's side of the family were entertainers in the 1940's in the Roxy theater in New York and my Uncle sang with Harry James in the 1960's as well as entertaining in Las Vegas for many years. I bring a great appreciation to all aspects of the music . . jewelry designing and music have one thing in common . . harmony!
Join me on 101.5 The Cat for a Sunday Kind of love.

A progressive talk radio show syndicated nationally, mixing humor with the latest political events.

Kim Komando

Sunday 5 - 8 AM

Every weekend Kim Komando helps listeners across the country and around the world understand and expand their digital lifestyles.

Meet the Press

Sunday 10 - 11 AM

Meet the Press generates more Monday morning headlines than any other public affairs program. Since President Kennedy, every man who has occupied the Oval Office has appeared on Meet the Press during his political career.

Santa Fe Green Building

Sunday 11 AM - 12 PM

Get the latest on Green Building and Sustainable Development hosted by Santa Fe Home Builders Executive Director Kim Shanahan. This  program features in-depth interviews with experts in the field, most of whom are right here in Santa Fe.  Santa Fe builders have long been on the cutting edge of Green Building and Kim knows them all and has been one himself.  .  

All Things Real Estate

Sunday 12 - 2 PM

The nation's foremost live real estate radio show. Hosted by Rey Post, Associate Broker with Sotheby's International Realty (NM REC #45660), the program offers the most timely news and commentary to home buyers, sellers and owners. Go to our website and blog for the best in real estate information: ATREradio.com.

Simply Timeless

Sunday 7 - 10 PM

Hosted by Jay Daniels, Simply Timeless features the best in classic jazz and standards.

Hometown Project

Sunday 2 - 5 PM

Art Encinias is the mastermind behind this experiment in time travel. Every week he takes you on a journey through Time, recreating one year out of the past. It could be 1945, 1965, or 1985 - one year with all the pop music, news, movies, TV and radio of the time. Art says, ''I'll share my collection of Santa Fe memories for that year – amazing tales of people and events – all in one year in the life of one city, the city of Santa Fe, my hometown."

The Clark Howard Show

Sunday 5 - 8 PM

Tips and Tools to Thrive in Hard Times

Ring of Fire

Saturday 4 AM - 7 AM Sunday 8 - 11 PM

Ring of Fire Radio is a nationally syndicated American progressive talk program hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio, and Sam Seder, appearing on numerous radio stations throughout the country. The trio focuses on covering important stories that the corporate controlled media refuses to talk about.


Sunday 11 PM - 12 AM

INFOTRAK is an award-winning, highly produced interview program. There's no religious, corporate, political, or other agenda. Each week's INFOTRAK contains interviews on important topics that impact the lives of many of our listeners.