If you’re one of those people who dread leaving the Mid-Hudson Valley because you’re going to lose one of the best things in it… namely one of the most innovative and interesting radio stations in the country… here’s good news. The KZE Stream is alive and well and waiting to serve you with the “musical […]

Professor Louie Grammy Nominated Professor Louie has been a resident of The Hudson Valley for the past thirty years. An award winning musician, recording producer and engineer, he has captured the talents of some of the world’s most highly acclaimed musicians, most notably, The Band. For 15 years Professor Louie served as co-producer, engineer and […]

Q: What do you do at KZE? A: Host of the Garden Show and Home, which airs Sundays from 8-9am Q: What do you do when you’re not working at KZE? A: I work as a gardener, as well as logistics for set up for the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. […]

KZE’s Parlour Session with Chris Smither took place on Friday, May 25th from noon-1 pm. His 18th and newest record “Call Me Lucky“, is arguably his best and features his first set of brand new originals in six years. The performance took place in the Historic Elmendorph Inn, next door to the KZE Studios, a […]

Congratulations to Tom from Rensselaerville! Enjoy your prizes! Tom won all the amenities to throw a great deck party! Prize Package: – A brand new Weber Stainless Steel gas grill – The Genesis II E-310 (a $699 value!) from Williams Lumber and Home Centers, with 8 locations including Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Hudson, High Falls & […]

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 […]

Thank you to David Schell of Green Kill in Kingston for featuring 98.1 KZE on the front and back cover of their March 2018 Broadsheet! It’s a monthly poetry booklet Green Kill publishes and provides for free in coffee shops and other places people gather and read. It was a pleasure to meet David and have […]

Saturday Gumbo with Susan Shaw Susan’s last broadcast on 98.1 KZE was on June 9th, 2018 and she is greatly missed! We all wish her the best of luck and success in her future endeavors! You can connect with her through her Facebook page. WE LOVE YOU SUSAN!

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 […]