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

  • Aspie Works on WAYO - Beginnings, Hour 2 (1/1/22) Aired: Saturday, January 1, 2022

    Former WAYO host and Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly returns with a special New Year's Day block of album-opening songs. This hour includes music from Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Crowded House, Rickie Lee Jones, Laura Nyro, Billy Joel, John Prine, Everything But the Girl, The Tragically Hip, Peter Gabriel, Florence + the Machine and Don Henley.

  • Aspie Works on WAYO - Beginnings, Hour 1 (1/1/22) Aired: Saturday, January 1, 2022

    Former WAYO host and Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly returns with a special New Year's Day block of album-opening songs. This hour includes music from U2, Brandi Carlile, Joni Mitchell, Grateful Dead, Bruce Hornsby, Huey Lewis and the News, Linkin Park, Paul Janz, Bruce Cockburn, Paul Buchanan, The Blue Nile, Kate Bush and Mark Knopfler.

  • Aspie Works on WAYO - Episode 2.2 (11/11/21) Aired: Thursday, November 11, 2021

    Former WAYO host and Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly concludes his brief stay, as WAYO's 2022 fundraiser gets closer to concluding; includes music from Crowded House, Violet Mary, The Men, PM Dawn, Celine Dion, The Pretenders, Spandau Ballet, Tears for Fears, R.E.M., Andy Kaufman and Peter Allen.

  • Aspie Works on WAYO - Episode 2.1 (11/11/21) Aired: Thursday, November 11, 2021

    Former WAYO host and Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly presents the second night of his return to WAYO, as their 2022 fundraiser continues; includes music from David Bowie, Dave Clark Five, Hindu Love Gods, The Pogues with Kirsty MacColl, Robbie Robertson, Julie Peel, Joni Mitchell, Mark Knopfler and Prince, with an interlude from The Style Council. 

  • Aspie Works on WAYO - Episode 1.2 (11/4/21) Aired: Thursday, November 4, 2021

    Former WAYO host and Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly continues his brief return on the station, as WAYO's 2022 fundraiser continues; includes music from George Harrison, The Highwomen, Florence and the Machine, Sam Bradley, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Justin Townes Earle, Bruce Hornsby, Violet Mary, Extreme, The Verve, The Blue Nile and Thomas Newman.

  • Aspie Works on WAYO - Episode 1.1 (11/4/21) Aired: Thursday, November 4, 2021

    Former WAYO host and Aspie Works founder Justin Rielly returns for the first of two Thursday sessions as part of WAYO's 2022 fundraiser; includes music from Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Field Mouse, Pearl Jam, Mark Isham with Marianne Faithfull, The Korgis, Peter Gabriel, John Prine, Joe Jackson and Patti Smith, with an interlude from Wendy Eisenberg. 

  • 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."

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