The Justin Rielly Show

It's free-form music programming mixed with perceptive interviews with local creators - just the way it should be...brought to you by the mind behind Aspie Works.

Past Episodes

  • The Downtown Lights - Black, Two (2/12/23) Aired: Sunday, February 12, 2023

    This episode is the second consecutive episode featuring an all-Black set list.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - And So It Goes (1/1/23) Aired: Sunday, January 1, 2023

    This is the encore presentation of "The Justin Rielly Show"'s final episode from December 2020, as the host is joined by his family and close friend Laura Bastida; includes music from The Beatles, Bruce Hornsby, Bruce Springsteen, Florence and the Machine, The 1975, Violet Mary, Gary Jules & Michael Andrews, Bryan Adams, Extreme, Sylvie Lynn, Crowded House, Billy Joel and Vera Lynn.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - The Christmas Jukebox (12/25/22) Aired: Sunday, December 25, 2022

    The host is joined by his friends and guests Laura Bastida, Philip Frey, Larry Ploscowe, Ted Wenskus, Annie Murphy, Joy Payton, Jane Farrell, Luane Davis Haggerty, Mike and Mel Muscarella, Amanda McFaul, MJ Savastano and his sister Kristin - as they request their favorite Christmas tunes.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - The Meaning of Giving Life (UPDATED) (12/25/22) Aired: Sunday, December 25, 2022

    This episode features Rob Kochik from Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network; actor and former paramedic Dave Spiro; and Southern Tier mother Holly Campbell, as they share their stories on organ donation; includes music from John Lennon, Brandi Carlile and Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel - and a rare guest update.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - Straight from the Heart (12/18/22) Aired: Sunday, December 18, 2022

    This encore from August 2020 pays tribute to the host's parents Albert and Nancy Rielly on their 40th wedding anniversary, with tributes from Kristin Rielly and Laura Bastida; includes music from Sting, Bryan Adams, Olivia Newton-John, Climax Blues Band, Billy Joel, Tim McGraw, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton and Bob Seger.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - Fun with Joy and Sarah Jane (12/11/22) Aired: Sunday, December 11, 2022

    This October 2019 episode features Rochester barbers Joy Payton and Sarah Jane McPike, talking about their careers in cutting hair, their desert island music and an appreciation for Tom Selleck; includes music from Dolly Parton, Concrete Blonde, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Bob Dylan, Mike Post, Willie Nelson and The Blues Brothers.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - For Nadine (12/4/22) Aired: Sunday, December 4, 2022

    This April 2019 episode (originally called "The High Seas Crew on the S.S. Four O'Clock") is being presented as a tribute to the late actor Nadine Heroux, who appeared alongside director Jerry Argetsinger and actors Maggie Cain, Wyatt Doremus, Lupita Hahn, Kiyomi Oliver & Karen Wilson; featuring music by The Beach Boys, Rod Stewart, Steely Dan, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Bruce Hornsby, Split Enz and Bat McGrath.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - The Amanda Show (11/27/22) Aired: Sunday, November 27, 2022

    This February 2019 episode features actor/stage manager Amanda McFaul, who shares some of her favorite songs and how some of those songs inspired her throughout her life; features music by Indigo Girls, K's Choice, Tori Amos, Jennifer Nettles, Eva Cassidy, Brandi Carlile, Melissa Etheridge, Dar Williams and Vienna Teng. 

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - An Immersive Episode on Immigration (11/20/22) Aired: Sunday, November 20, 2022

    This episode from October 2018 features actor-pastor Nicole Iaquinto and Kirt & Cindy Schutt, as they discussed their immersion trip to Mexico to understand the impact of immigration on that side of the border; includes music from Led Zeppelin, Crowded House, Jackson Browne and Sting.

  • The Best of The Justin Rielly Show - Cassie and Taimer (11/13/22) Aired: Sunday, November 13, 2022

    This best-of episode from August 2017 features best friends Cassandra Lamantia and Taimer Hill McGowan, their lives together and their bond as Taimer battled cancer (she passed away from that battle in 2019); includes music from The Black Keys, Imagine Dragons, Barenaked Ladies, The Pretenders and Steve Winwood.