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
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
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
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.