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 - A Retrospective (12/27/20) Aired: Sunday, December 27, 2020

    On the heels of the final episode, this installment features a look-back at moments from some of the series' most memorable conversations - including Sam Bradley, Sylvie Lynn, Cassandra Lamantia & Taimer Hill McGowan, Holly Campbell, Albert & Kristin Rielly (the host's father and sister), Amanda McFaul and Laura Bastida. This installment includes music from Donna Summer, Sam Bradley, Sylvie Lynn, Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel, Brandi Carlile, Monty Python, Oasis and Joe Raposo.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - And So It Goes (The Finale) (12/27/20) Aired: Sunday, December 27, 2020

    After five years, 262 episodes, 241 guests and 1,704 songs, the host brings his Sunday afternoon series to a close - with help from 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 Justin Rielly Show - Amanda and MJ's Penultimate Episode (12/20/20) Aired: Sunday, December 20, 2020

    This episode features friends and frequent guests Amanda McFaul & MJ Savastano, sharing memories of theater and asking questions to the host as the show nears its finale; features music from Thomas Newman, Jeff Buckley, Bill Withers, Brandi Carlile, My Chemical Romance, Lucie Blue Tremblay, Sara Bareilles, Tom Waits and Bob Dylan. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Mike and Mel's Musical Tale (12/13/20) Aired: Sunday, December 13, 2020

    This episode features the last guest appearances of musicians, close friends and frequent guests Mike and Mel Muscarella, from Violet Mary. Besides songs from Violet Mary, other music will come from other bands Mike and Mel have worked on (Theophilus, Austin Hollow, Mike and the Smugtown Hustlers) - and a favorite song they have covered, U2's "One."

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The 2020 Christmas Jukebox (12/6/20) Aired: Sunday, December 6, 2020

    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 Justin Rielly Show - Je T'Aime, Laura (11/29/20) Aired: Sunday, November 29, 2020

    This episode features the host's close French friend and #1 show fan Laura Bastida, as they talk about life in France, Robert Pattinson, her upcoming marriage and her history with the show; includes music from Charles Aznavour, Sam Bradley, Bobby Long, Robert Pattinson, Archer, Florence and the Machine, Corinne Bailey Rae, Scylla, Johnny Hallyday and Frank Sinatra.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Prosperity Hour (11/22/20) Aired: Sunday, November 22, 2020

    The show gets interrupted by the new radio series "The Prosperity Hour" hosted by the Reverend Daniel Cash Jeremiah (whose voice sounds familiar), but the previous guests Philip Frey, Larry Ploscowe and Ted Wenskus might have a say on that; features music from Jim Johnston, Ben Folds, Genesis, Randy Newman, Bad Religion, John Ingle and the Bert Cross Choir, Ray Stevens, Ozzy Osbourne, Tom Waits and The Verve. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Five Years (11/15/20) Aired: Sunday, November 15, 2020

    This episode marks the fifth anniversary of the show, featuring special guests Philip Frey, Larry Ploscowe & Ted Wenskus, a big announcement and an unusual ending; includes music from Peter Gabriel, Walk the Moon, Mr. Mister, Level 42, Sara Bareilles, Dave Matthews Band, Steve Winwood and Simple Minds (with transition music from Joe Raposo). 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Post-Election Show (11/8/20) Aired: Sunday, November 8, 2020

    This episode features actor/animal advocate Jane Farrell & RIT professor/theater director Luane Davis Haggerty, as WAYO's fundraiser continues (and the 2020 presidential election now has a winner); includes music from Marvin Gaye, Alicia Keys & Brandi Carlile, Sarah Jarosz, Yves Laferriere, Rob Simonsen & Jonathan Sadoff, The Wallflowers, New Radicals, Neil Young and Paul Harvey with the BBC Philharmonic.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Pre-Election Show (11/1/20) Aired: Sunday, November 1, 2020

    This episode features songs and poems chosen to reflect the mood tied to the upcoming elections. Special guests Annie Murphy, Laurie MacFarlane & Ruben Ornelas, and Don Bartalo give their voices to the poems - along with a memorable monologue from Charlie Chaplin. It also includes music from Bruce Cockburn, The Killers, Sam Phillips, Sara Bareilles, Manic Street Preachers, Fugazi, The Bright Light Social Hour, Paul Robeson, Garth Brooks, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, and Patti Smith.

    NOTE: This is the show's first of two episodes for the 2020 WAYO fundraiser.