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Commercial Free. Subscription Free. Fee Free. Explore podcasts from WSKG News and music streams from WSKG Classical. Just click on the programs listed below or the drop-downs above. WSKG podcasts and music streams are also available on-demand through the WSKG app, Alexa, the NPR One app, TuneIn, iHeart, and Google Nest.

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WSKG's Smart Player: Over a Dozen Streaming Options

Listen live by clicking below. When the new player comes up in a new tab, click the "hamburger" in the upper right corner to see your streaming options. This player offers real-time information on the music you hear. Plus, when you click the ellipsis, you can find out about previously played tunes. And when you see a star in the lower right hand corner, it allows you to add the selection for your personal library.

  • Classic Jazz - Selections performed by Armstrong, Holiday, and other jazz greats. Non-stop classics from the WSKG Music Library.
  • Bach-analia - Baroque favorites from J.S. Bach, his disciples and his kin.
  • New World - Classical standards from American composers, like Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.
  • In Concert - Classical concerts broadcast by WSKG Classical and Television.
  • Beethoven - A thorough sampling of Ludwig van Beethoven's masterworks.
  • Pops - Audience favorites from orchestras like the Boston and Cincinnati Pops.
  • Nocturne - Middle-of-the-night music for folks seeking respite.
  • WSKG Classical Radio - More of the music you love. WSKG Classical's primary, broadcast stream.
  • WSKG News Radio - Live news and analysis from NPR, PBS, the BBC and WSKG News.
  • Operavore - Produced by our colleagues at WQXR, they offer a variety of selections from the world's most beautiful Operas.
  • Your Classical Radio - Classical music from our friends at Minnesota Public Radio.
  • New Standards - An updated edition of the Great American Songbook from WNYC and its network of stations.
  • The Bridge - From WBFO-Buffalo, The Bridge is basically college radio for adults.
  • WSKG Holiday - Not your repetitive playlist of 10 holiday hits. From the WSKG Music library, we offer hundreds of holiday classics, some dating back centuries, and local holiday concerts, some dating back just a few years.

Laney Goodman, host of "Women in Music", dies at 73

It is with deep sadness we share that Laney Goodman passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, January 4, 2023 after an extended illness. She was with her beloved partner of 32 years, Kay Stoner.

Laney's fan base spanned the full spectrum of listeners, from singer/songwriters who heard their own music aired in the canyons of Utah while camping there, to people driving home from a long day at work who heard just the song they needed at that time. So many listeners and musicians were lifted and expanded by Laney's unswerving commitment to excellent programming.

Laney was a lifelong cultural creative, committed to finding light in the world and bringing it forth in new ways. She was a tireless advocate for women's culture, especially women's music. As an on-air host at WXPN in Philadelphia and later at WUMB in Boston, she introduced her listeners to many female musicians they might never have heard of, and she formed a special bond with her listeners.

She played an important role in the creation of several radio stations while living in Northern California. And as host of the nationally syndicated radio show, Women in Music with Laney Goodman (aired weekly from 1996-2023), she brought female musicians from around the world to the airwaves, giving voice to many who would otherwise have not gotten airtime.

WSKG Classical will air her final episode of "Women in Music" on Saturday, February 11 at 7:00 P.M. It will be replaced with an additional hour of "Free Range Folk."

Other Program Notes

National Native News is news for all Americans. Every weekday afternoon, the five-minute newscast offers relevant, timely coverage on Native American and Indigenous communities. Catch National Native News, weekdays at 2:01 P.M. on WSKG News.

WSKG provides live coverage of President Biden’s State of the Union address. His appearance before a joint session of Congress marks the midway point of his appointed time in office. Join us for full, live coverage from NPR and PBS. Tuesday, February 7th, starting at 9:00 P.M. on WSKG News and TV.

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a staggering number of fatalities. While healthcare systems were overwhelmed, individuals most at risk for addiction were isolated. Join WSKG News and TV on Thursday evening, February 16th as we explore how the pandemic exacerbated New York’s overdose epidemic. Starting at 8:00 P.M.

Attention fans of WSKG Classical, look for more of the music you love on Sundays. Starting Sunday, February 12th, you’ll find an extra hour of Free Range Folk and an extra hour of Sunday Baroque. Find out more, at our Radio Schedules page.