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 - Springsteen at 70, Part 1 (9/29/19) Aired: Sunday, September 29, 2019

    This episode is the first of a two-part retrospective on the music of Bruce Springsteen, featuring songs from the Boss, choice covers (plus a duet) and featured guest, DVC director and Springsteen fan Mario Savastano; besides music from Springsteen, other songs come from Emily Saliers, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, The Hold Steady and Warren Zevon.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - 200 (9/22/19) Aired: Sunday, September 22, 2019

    This episode is the show's 200th, with actor-director David Byrne & actor Emmett Michie - and two tributes for late Cars frontman Ric Ocasek and Rochester actor Billy DeMetsenaere; featuring music from The Cars, Bob Seger, The Highwomen, 10cc, John Hiatt, Breathe, Billy Joel, Andrew Gold and Mandy Patinkin & Bernadette Peters.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Your 2019 Fringe Final Score: Guests 19, Songs 16 (9/15/19) Aired: Sunday, September 15, 2019

    The 2019 Fringe coverage for the radio show wraps up with Word on the Street Festival organizers Cassandra Kelly and Scott Wagner, actor-director James Landers, actor and Polite Ink performer Karen Craft, and Dangerous Signs troupe members Christina Wrynn & Jaylin Fier; featuring music from Daniel Johnston, The La's, The Rolling Stones, 10cc, Nancy Sinatra and Eddie Money.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Your Fringe Score Now: Guests 13, Songs 10 (9/8/19) Aired: Sunday, September 8, 2019

    This episode features dancer-choreographers Laurie MacFarlane & Ruben Ornelas, actors Mika Toscano & Derek Scott (MT Ed's "American Idiot" and "21 Chump Street"), actor Larry Ploscowe & director Marcy Gamzon ("Colma!") and director Sue Zuris ("The Writer's Fairytale"); featuring music from Green Day, Dusty Springfield, Anais Mitchell, Squeeze and Tom Petty. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Your Fringe Score: Guests 6, Songs 5 (9/1/19) Aired: Sunday, September 1, 2019

    This episode features directors Don Bartalo & Nick Russo, playwright-director Jace Meyer-Crosby, actors Hector Manuel & Andrea Daszkiewicz and storyteller Penny Sterling - they all stop by to discuss their upcoming Fringe Festival projects, as the big event draws near; featuring music from David Bowie, Van Morrison, Johnny Hates Jazz, Johnny Cash and Bobby Long.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - An All-Instrumental Show is No Happy Accident (8/25/19) Aired: Sunday, August 25, 2019

    This episode features the funny and talented duo of Joanne Brokaw and Sara Moore, as they prepare their Fringe projects under their name A Happy Accident Improv; features an all-instrumental set, with music from Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The Beach Boys, Explosions in the Sky, Wendy Eisenberg, Sting, Bruce Cockburn, Tom Waits, Billy Joel, Peter Gabriel and George Harrison.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - An Emperor with Thoughts and Prayers (8/18/19) Aired: Sunday, August 18, 2019

    This episode features Bread and Water Theatre artistic director JR Teeter, discussing Eugene O'Neill's "The Emperor Jones" and his solo show on guns, "Your Thoughts and Prayers"; featuring music by Bruce Hornsby, Squeeze, Weezer, Mumford and Sons, Earth, Wind and Fire, Switchfoot, Brandi Carlile, Gord Downie, Imagine Dragons and Johnny Cash.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - We Praise Sankofa, and We Praise Taimer (8/11/19) Aired: Sunday, August 11, 2019

    This episode features playwright Karen Culley and communications director Kevin Hicks, as they talk about this year's Sankofa Theatre Festival - and the show pays tribute to former guest Taimer Hill McGowan, who died July 31 at age 43; includes music from The Pretenders, Bill Withers, Don Henley, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Barenaked Ladies and Crowded House.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Choice Conversations III (8/4/19) Aired: Sunday, August 4, 2019

    This episode features conversations from past shows that were so powerful and so good, they were worth listening to again; includes moments with Nicole Iaquinto, Bob Ames & Paul Minor, Holly Campbell and Danica Zielinski.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - What's Your Profession, Mrs. Warren? (7/28/19) Aired: Sunday, July 28, 2019

    This episode features director James Landers and actor Davida Bloom from the Classics Theater production of G.B. Shaw's comedy "Mrs. Warren's Profession"; features music from The Lovin' Spoonful, Paul McCartney, Neil Finn, Men at Work, Bat McGrath, Steely Dan, Sylvie Lynn, Stephen Bishop and Jude Cole.

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