Thanksgiving Day Programming on KACU

We hope that your celebration of Thanksgiving this year is wonderful, and we hope that our special programming provides a great addition to your day.  With the exceptions of Morning Edition and All Things Considered, as well as Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin this evening, our complete selection of programming today is special in honor of the holiday.  Below you will find program information on all of the special programs and music heard today on 89.7 KACU-FM.


9AM–A Thanksgiving Celebration with Garrison Keillor 2011

From American Public Media, a broadcast of “Gratitude, Gravy & Garrison,” VocalEssence’s celebration of all things Thanksgiving. Keillor performs his signature monologue and contributes comic new lyrics to familiar songs and hymns.

10 AM-Noon-Giving Thanks with John Birge

From American Public Media, with music and stories for Thanksgiving, host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday. For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words.

Noon-Thanksgiving with Cantus 2011

From American Public Media, Alison Young is joined by Cantus, one of America’s best all-male ensembles, for singing and story telling about gratitude and what it is to be thankful.

1PM-A Thanksgiving Celebration with Garrison Keillor 2011 (repeated)


2PM-Special Daytime Music Mix


Lean Into The Light/Iron & Wine/Kiss Each Other Clean

Sound of the Bells/Jill Andrews/The Mirror

1234/Feist/The Reminder

Please Stay/Mindy Smith/Long Island Shores

**Earth & Sky**

What If The World Stops Turning?/Mindy Smith/Long Island Shores

Fly Away/Rosi Golan/Lean Balloon

Bittersweet Melodies/Feist/Metals

Looking Out/Brandi Carlile/Live At Benaroyal Hall

Before It Breaks/Brandi Carlile/Live At Benaroyal Hall

Angel/Dave Matthews Band/Everyday

Nothing At All/Madi Diaz/1% For The Planet-The Music Vol. 1

Let’s Go/Madi Diaz/Far From Things That We Know

Looking For You Again/Matthew Perryman Jones/(Single)

Come Monday Night/God Help The Girl/God Help The Girl

Mat Kearny/Where Do We Go From Here/Nothing Left To Loose


3PM-Special Daytime Music Mix


Winter Song/Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson/The Hotel Cafe Presents Winter Songs

Someone To Love You/Matt Morris/When Everything Breaks Open

Lungs Speed, Lungs Sped/Brooke Waggoner/Heal For The Honey

**This Week In Abilene**

Turn em Loose/Bigfoot Wallace/Malleable

Turn Of The Season/Amber Oak/Your Missing Piece

How Sweet/Leona Naess/Leona Naess

White Winter Hymnal/Fleet Foxes/Fleet Foxes

What You See In Her/Trent Dabbs/Noisemakers Sampler

Will You Be/Folk Of Flight/(Single)

It May Be Late/Harper Blynn/Loneliest Generation

**Star Date**

Rare Triumphs of Love and Fortune/The Rocketboys/20,000 Ghosts

Stella The Artist/David Gray/Draw The Line

Happier/A Fine Frenzy/Bomb In A Birdcage

Walking Far From Home/Iron & Wine/Kiss Each Other Clean


7PM-9PM-Paul Winter Solstice 2011

The holiday tradition continues with Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration. A dynamic musical celebration in the extraordinary acoustics of the worlds largest Gothic cathedral – New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine.  Hear a unique exploration of the solstice tradition in cultures near and far. The Paul Winter Consort is joined by musicians from all over the world, including Russia’s Dimitri Pokrovsky Ensemble and gospel singer Theresa Thomasson. John Schaefer hosts the production from Living Music and Murray Street.

Tagged , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: