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 - Deep Cuts (10/25/20) Aired: Sunday, October 25, 2020

    This episode features multi-talented theater artist Amy Canfield, as she talks about her life during the pandemic and how she created a group to keep theater artists active while theaters remain closed; includes music from Billy Joel, Jeff Buckley, Tiny Dinosaurs, Patti Scialfa, Bat McGrath, Tristan Prettyman, Nancy Wilson (of Heart), The Blue Nile and The Outfield (in honor of their late singer Tony Lewis). 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Summer Country II (10/18/20) Aired: Sunday, October 18, 2020

    This episode features actor and country music fan Summer Sattora, who brings some more favorite country tunes for the host to play; includes music from Luke Bryan, Fireside Collective, Lanco, Brooke White, Runaway June, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kane Brown with Lauren Alaina, Keith Urban & Eric Church, Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett, and Radio Company (featuring "Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles).

  • The Justin Rielly Show - 250 (10/11/20) Aired: Sunday, October 11, 2020

    The show reaches another milestone as it celebrates its 250th episode; the host is joined by the Rochester Brainery's Danielle Raymo, who boasts a unique record in the show's history. This episode features music from Barry Bostwick & Susan Sarandon, Andrea Burns, Hayden, Laura Osnes, Bon Iver, No Doubt, Hanson, Metric and Van Halen (with a show-ending tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen).

  • The Justin Rielly Show - From D.C., It's Danica! (10/4/20) Aired: Sunday, October 4, 2020

    This episode features actor-designer Danica Zielinski, who recently moved from Rochester to go to Washington, D.C. - to work in that city's Shakespearean environment (and experiences so much more); includes music from Paramore, Ellen Greene, Adele, Joan Diener, The Andrews Sisters, Rachel Bay Jones, Katy Perry and The Beatles. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - U2, 40 Years After Boy (9/27/20) Aired: Sunday, September 27, 2020

    This episode is a tribute to the music of U2, as it marks the 40th anniversary of the band's debut album "Boy." It features two new covers from Violet Mary (recorded just for this show), along with songs from U2, The Frames, Angelique Kidjo, Tribe of Heaven (Dave Matthews and Mark Roebuck), William Shatner with Lyle Lovett, Jack White, Patti Smith and Johnny Cash.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Keeping Different Times (9/20/20) Aired: Sunday, September 20, 2020

    This episode features pop songs not following the usual 4/4 time - these tunes can go 5/4, or 7/4, or how about 13/8? This episode includes music from Genesis, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Sting, Nick Drake, Radiohead, Grateful Dead, Rush, Mr. Mister and Peter Gabriel, with a transition song from Gil Evans. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - More Pop Instrumentals (and a Nod to JTE) (9/13/20) Aired: Sunday, September 13, 2020

    This episode features more pop and rock performers doing the rare instrumental track; it also includes a show opening tribute to the late singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle. This episode includes non-singing tunes from Rush, The Police, Bruce Hornsby, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Sarah McLachlan, Dave Stewart & Candy Dulfer, Peter Gabriel, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Mark Knopfler. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - What's Going On (9/10/20) Aired: Thursday, September 10, 2020

    This special edition (originally airing on Thursday, September 10) features music and speech excerpts from prominent African-American musicians and speakers. Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Shirley Chisholm, Viola Davis, Michelle Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are featured in spoken interludes between clusters of songs.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Pop Waltzes (9/6/20) Aired: Sunday, September 6, 2020

    This episode features songs played in 3/4 or 6/8 time - common time for the legendary dance known as the waltz; includes music from Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, Aretha Franklin, Elliott Smith, Eagles, Jim Croce, Simply Red, Billy Vera and the Beaters, Richard Thompson, Tom Waits, Norah Jones and Billy Joel.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - C'est French Pop! (8/30/20) Aired: Sunday, August 30, 2020

    In honor of a dear friend's birthday, the host attempts to almost do an entire show in French - without coming off like the stereotypical American trying to speak another language; includes music from Yann Tiersen, Plastic Bertrand, Indochine, Daniel Lavoie, Julie Masse, Christine and the Queens, Chrys Alice, Francoise Hardy, Jacques Dutronc, Johnny Hallyday, Alain Souchon, Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour.