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 - Making God Laugh and an Abrupt Ending (12/9/18) Aired: Sunday, December 9, 2018

    This episode features director Paul Scheib and actor Debbie Tompkins from Everyone's Theatre Company's production of "Making God Laugh"; featuring music by The Band, Florence + the Machine, Beth Orton, Imagine Dragons, The Replacements, Brandi Carlile, Bruce Cockburn, Pokey LaFarge, Mike and the Mechanics, Nick Drake and Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros (albeit in an incomplete form).

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Mike and Mel Want Tanks for Uganda (12/2/18) Aired: Sunday, December 2, 2018

    This episode features musicians Mike and Mel Muscarella (Violet Mary), as they prepare for their annual Two Tanks Tonight show to benefit the Ugandan Water Project; features music by Violet Mary, King's X, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tears for Fears, Joe Cocker, Queen & David Bowie, and Mr. Mister.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - At Swim, Two Boys and Four Guests (11/25/18, 4pm) Aired: Sunday, November 25, 2018

    This episode features actors Eddie Coomber & Shawnda Urie, actor-playwright Marcy Savastano and director Lindsay Warren Baker, from DVC's adaptation of Jamie O'Neill's "At Swim, Two Boys"; features music by U2, Enya, The Cranberries, The Pogues, Flogging Molly, Sisters of Murphy and Van Morrison.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Karen, Marty and Saxophone Fills (11/25/18, 5pm) Aired: Sunday, November 25, 2018

    This episode features actors Karen Craft and Marty Nott, appearing in the benefit performance of Neil Simon's play "Rose's Dilemma"; includes songs with prominent saxophone fills - featuring Bruce Springsteen, Daryl Hall & John Oates, INXS, Grover Washington Jr. & Bill Withers, Earth, Wind and Fire, Pink Floyd, Mark Knopfler and Billy Joel.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Danica and the Singing Actors (11/18/18, 4pm) Aired: Sunday, November 18, 2018

    This episode features multi-talented actor-designer Danica Zielinski, as she talks about her involvement with the Rochester City Ballet and their upcoming production of "The Nutcracker"; features music by singing actors - Jim Carrey, Timothy Spall, Nicole Kidman, Emmy Rossum with William H. Macy, Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie, Steve Martin and Jim Sturgess & Joe Anderson.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Sophistipop Show, or Danica Interviews...Justin?! (11/18/18, 5pm) Aired: Sunday, November 18, 2018

    This episode features actor-designer Danica Zielinski interviewing the playwright of Black Sheep's "Another Holiday Trilogy" - on his own show; features songs from the era of British sophistipop, with The Style Council, Swing Out Sister, Everything But the Girl, Danny Wilson, Johnny Hates Jazz, Breathe, Joe Jackson and The Blue Nile.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - 3 Years In, and a Pomplamoose Lecture (11/11/18) Aired: Sunday, November 11, 2018

    This episode marks three years since the very first show was recorded, and features actors Sean Michael Smith & Jack LoCastro from Screen Plays' live radio adaptation of "It's a Wonderful Life"; features music by Talking Heads, Pomplamoose, Violent Femmes, Moxy Fruvous, Faces, Chvrches, Leslie Lee & Steve Gretz, Simply Red and The Cranberries.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - It's Show 150 and Your Requests Too! (11/4/18) Aired: Sunday, November 4, 2018

    The 150th show features listener-submitted requests and a conversation with Polite Ink star/actor Don Beechner; features music by Charles Aznavour, Richard Thompson, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, The Blue Nile, The 1975, Tash Sultana, Talking Heads and Great Big Sea.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Why WAYO Matters (10/28/18, 3pm) Aired: Sunday, October 28, 2018

    This episode (the first of two hours) features a guest appearance by WAYO studio co-lead Max Kelley as the station continues its 2019 fundraising efforts; includes music by George Michael, John Mellencamp & India.Arie, The Clash, Susanna Rose, Frank Zappa, Bruce Cockburn, Bill Withers and Don Henley - and a rare lengthy opening on the events of the October 27 shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - A Bravura Visit (10/28/18, 4pm) Aired: Sunday, October 28, 2018

    This episode (the second of two hours) features a conversation with director Don Bartalo and playwright Stuart Loeb, as they discuss the David Hochstein bio-play "Bravura"; includes music by Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell & Charles Gray, John Hiatt, Yes, Bob Dylan, Nat King Cole, Cliff Richard, David Bowie and Herb Alpert with Janet Jackson & Lisa Keith.

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