Q: What do you do at KZE? A: Update the Arts Calendar & spin music on Saturdays from 10-2. Q: What do you do when you’re not working at KZE? A: Momma bliss: reading a ton of books out loud, living room dance parties, kitchen science experiments, watching nature unfold & generally gazing the world […]

Saturday Gumbo with Susan Shaw Saturdays 5-7pm A spicy musical mix inspired by New Orleans.  From Professor Longhair to Trombone Shorty, from Back-a-town to the French Quarter… the place to get your Saturday night started in a good groove. Click on the image below to expand the playlist for easier viewing.

New Harmony with Dick Hermans Saturdays 8-10am Called Harmony Junction during KZE’s first year in 1987, New Harmony brings you acoustic music of the folk, bluegrass and Celtic variety, plus the occasional nod to rock’n’roll and blues. Themed sets, an occasional off the wall song, and a positive vibe make New Harmony a fresh listening […]

WKZE Specialty Program Descriptions SATURDAYS Bluegrass Review with Phil Nusbaum: Saturdays 6-7 am The Bluegrass Review is “Up to date and down to earth”, because Phil plays Bluegrass classics as well as the current wave, and includes produced segments and in-depth interviews, adding the insiders’ point of view to the bluegrass experience. eTown with Nick […]

Faith Barr FAITH BARR is the host of our Saturday mornings, and has long been an avid KZE fan and is delighted to be near the music. She’s a lifelong student of the breath and how it weaves through the anatomy of singing, poetry and yoga. She’ll be researching local art events to keep you […]

Gregg Stolarik GREGG is our Administrative Assistant and host of the Evening Show and Saturday Afternoons. He has been living in Ulster County for 15 years. He is no stranger to KZE…even before working at KZE it was and still is the only radio station programmed on his car radio’s dial!  Being a part of the […]

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Susan Shaw SUSAN SHAW first spun a platter on the air at her college radio station KASM in Oakland, California.  Years later driving down Canal Street in New Orleans on a family visit, the music from WWOZ hooked her for good.  Now her passion for New Orleans-inspired music and love for the intimate feel of […]

Dick Hermans DICK HERMANS, who hosts New Harmony on Saturday mornings, is a native of northern Dutchess County who did his first folk music show on WKZE in 1987. He is the founder and co-owner, with his daughter Suzanna, of Oblong Books & Music in Millerton and Rhinebeck. He lives in Pine Plains with his […]

Rick RICK is our morning show host and Music Director. Follow him on Twitter: @RickMisterRoper. Email Rick here.

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