Programs A-Z

  • Alternative Radio is a weekly one-hour public affairs program, providing information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media. Established in 1986, it is an award-winning weekly one-hour public...

  • American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and...

  • A one-hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United States...

  • The Best of the Basement takes you home every Tuesday at 5pm on 1033. This show plays the top tracks of college radio today, heard first on The Basement. Catch up on the highlights of the weeks: best new artists, most aired CDs that week and so...

  • A mix of blues from its early years to the present.

  • Reggae, ska, and dub

  • Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland,...

  • Climate One at The Commonwealth Club offers a forum for candid discussion among climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. Our live events are recorded and distributed to a global audience. By gathering...

  • Community Conversations is a monthly program on KUMD dedicated to topics of interest in our community and fostering our community connections.

  • CounterSpin is FAIR's weekly radio show. CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful...

  • A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

  • Rock, jam, jazz, and funk

  • Modern folk mix

  • The Grateful Dead Hour is a weekly audio postcard from the wide musical world of America's best-loved band, The Grateful Dead. Host David Ganz takes us on the traveling journey that is the Grateful Dead legacy with live concert recordings,...

  • The music of Bob Dylan

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  • Alternative hip-hop

  • Keller Williams' personal mixtape

  • In 2008, Minnesota voters approved the Arts and Cultural Heritage Amendment to pay for improvements in clean water, environment and natural resources, outdoor heritage, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage. Public broadcasters,...

  • Live performance and interviews with local, regional, and national artists.

    Live from Studio A on KUMD is made possible by 

  • A rotating mix of local and regional public affairs programs airing Monday nights on KUMD.


    Monday Night Talk Schedule

  • Experimental and underground music: hardcore punk, doom, black metal, grindcore, death metal, shoegaze, post punk, indie rock, ambient, drone, post rock, minimal, avant-garde, and more.

  • Making Contact covers stories from around the country and the world. Making Contact is an award-winning weekly public affairs program that heightens public consciousness, broadens debate on critical social issues and encourages...

  • Live performance from the mountain state of West Virginia

  • An eclectic mix of rock, singer-songwriter, soul, world beat, and more

  • A mix of alt-country, classic country, rockabilly, and more

  • A mix of music to get you a great start on your day, plus fun features and interviews with a local perspective.

    Weekly Schedule
    6:08am | (M—F) 

  • Ojibwe Stories is a program of Ojibwe culture, language and ideas, airing every third Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

    Ojibwe Stories is produced by Chris Harwood at KUMD and the UMD Department of American Indian...

  • Philosophy Talk celebrates the value of the examined life. Each week, our two host philosophers invite you to join them in conversation on a wide variety of issues ranging from popular culture to our most deeply-held beliefs about science,...

  • The Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures

  • Five minutes of art, Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings on KUMD. A show about people, ideas and Minnesota artists. Hear from the artist in their own words,  keep up with local arts events and discover something new about art. Radio...

  • Radio UNLEASHED runs wild through a beautiful field of tunage. Our nose is always to the ground searching for the best new music, under appreciated old bones, and perennially awesome ear candy. When we sniff ’em out, we fetch them up and lay...

  • Blues

  • Your hometown for Rhythm & Blues, Rock and Roll, Gospel, Afro-Beat, Fusion, Funk, and Soul music

  • Life at UMD from a Different Perspective

    with UMD student host Pavel Arkhipenkov.

    You can subscribe to the podcast at and hear it on 103.3FM Mondays at 8am on Northland...

  • Jazz

  • "Take it With You" is a live radio play with music and comedy airing on KUMD  on the second Satuday of each month.  Set in a tavern on the shores of Lake Superior, the show follows Blake Thomas and a colorful group of his multi-talented pals,...

  • Tent Show Radio is a weekly variety series showcasing live performances from Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua featuring host Michael Perry, the Blue Canvas Orchestra and nationally and internationally renowned performers.

  • KUMD's student-run radio featuring indie rock and hip-hop.

    This week's Top 30 and Adds

  • Bluegrass music's authoritative radio home, "Up to date and down to earth."

  • Jam, progressive rock, jazz, live cuts

  • Rock, R & B, and Blues

  • Crossover-friendly Latin rock, electronic, funk and hip-hop artists.

  • A mix of local and regional music

  • Indie rock, alt-country

  • American Music With a Passport

  • West Coast Live is a weekly variety show recorded in front of a live audience. The rich mix of writers, thinkers, comedians, and musicians come mostly from the Pacific Rim and the Western United States, but also from further afield as feels...

  • A mix of female artist from all genres

  • Women's Words is a program bringing you the written work of the women of Minnesota, airing every Sunday afternoon at 1:30 and 3:30 during the Women's Music Show

    Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota...