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 Justin Rielly Show - The Rest of the Noughties (7/12/20) Aired: Sunday, July 12, 2020

    This episode features selected songs from the years 2005, 2010 and 2015 from various pop and rock artists of those times; artists include Bruce Springsteen, Ben Lee, Ben Folds, Green Day, Sara Bareilles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Crowded House, Big Dark Love, Courtney Barnett, Imagine Dragons, Florence and the Machine, and Mr. Mister. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Back on Track 2000 Show (7/5/20) Aired: Sunday, July 5, 2020

    This episode features OFC Creations artistic director Eric Johnson, as his company prepares their annual summer camp (ROC Summer Theatre Experience) and the launch of a new venue; includes music from the year 2000, from U2, Everclear, Evan & Jaron, Bob Dylan, The Corrs, Madonna, Flogging Molly, Eve 6 and Peter Gabriel. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The 1990 Show, or No Dirty Words, Please (6/28/20) Aired: Sunday, June 28, 2020

    After an unexpected week-long hiatus, the show returns with an all-new episode - dedicated to great songs from 1990; includes music from They Might Be Giants, Everything But the Girl, Celine Dion, INXS, Black Crowes, Bruce Hornsby and the Range, King's X, the Vaughan Brothers, Paul Simon, Poison, Breathe and Daryl Hall & John Oates. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Wall to Wall 1980 Show (6/14/20) Aired: Sunday, June 14, 2020

    This episode features music released throughout 1980, the year of Ronald Reagan and The Empire Strikes Back; includes music from John Lennon, Talking Heads, Huey Lewis and the News, Bryan Adams, Bruce Springsteen, Genesis, Rush, AC/DC, Elvis Costello, Peter Gabriel, The Police, The Clash and Bob Marley and the Wailers.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Kat 1970 Show (6/7/20) Aired: Sunday, June 7, 2020

    This episode features Katboocha founder Kat Schwarz, talking about working on her business during the COVID-19 pandemic; includes music released in 1970, from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chicago, The Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Neil Young, Aretha Franklin, Grateful Dead and Simon and Garfunkel. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Godspeed, Bill Withers (5/31/20) Aired: Sunday, May 31, 2020

    This episode honors the life and musical legacy of singer-songwriter Bill Withers, who died March 30 at age 81; besides songs from Withers himself, there are collaborations with Bobby Womack & Grover Washington Jr., and choice covers from Eva Cassidy, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Gil Scott-Heron, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Wilson, B.B. King and Mick Jagger with Lenny Kravitz & Flea. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Jen and Katie's Virtual Stroll Show (5/24/20) Aired: Sunday, May 24, 2020

    This episode features former TV personality Jennifer Johnson and actor Katie Keating (who work at Golisano Children's Hospital and URMC respectively), talking about this year's virtual Stroll for Strong, benefiting Golisano Children's Hospital; includes music from Sara Bareilles, Amy Grant, Ellie Goulding, Company of Thieves, Carrie Underwood and Linda Ronstadt. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - All the Best, John Prine (5/17/20) Aired: Sunday, May 17, 2020

    This episode pays tribute to the late singer-songwriter John Prine, who died on April 7 from COVID-19 complications at age 73; special guest Sylvie Lynn joins in with personal reflections on his musical legacy. Along with songs from Prine himself, this episode features covers from Johnny Cash, John Mellencamp (with a song he co-wrote with Prine), Paul Westerberg, the Drive-By Truckers, Bette Midler, Nanci Griffith, Miranda Lambert, The Avett Brothers and My Morning Jacket.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Sondheim at 90 (5/10/20) Aired: Sunday, May 10, 2020

    This episode celebrates the 90th birthday of legendary musical composer Stephen Sondheim (he turned 90 on March 22) with highlights from some of his shows. Besides dialogue and a demo performed by Sondheim himself, other featured artists include the trio of Zero Mostel, Brian Davies & Preshy Marker, Michael Callan & The Jets, Ethel Merman, Pamela Myers, Angela Lansbury & Ken Jennings, Madonna, Greg Germann & Annie Golden, Tom Wopat, the quartet of Kim Crosby, Danielle Ferland, Chip Zien & Ben Wright, and Barbara Cook.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Return (5/3/20) Aired: Sunday, May 3, 2020

    This episode is the first broadcast after a five-week hiatus, featuring poems, stories and other performance from some of the host's good friends and frequent shows. Sylvie Lynn, Amy Canfield, Amanda McFaul, Jane Farrell, Rebecca Solomon, Penny Sterling & Ted Wenskus appear in this episode, which also features music from Birell Snow, The Highwomen, Bruce Hornsby and the Range (with Shawn Colvin), BBMak, Yves Laferriere, Violet Mary and Joe Raposo.