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 - Mike, Mel and a Proposal Story (12/4/16) Aired: Sunday, December 4, 2016

    This episode features Violet Mary members Mel and Mike Muscarella, discussing the band's successful Two Tanks Tonight fundraiser and the band's future - and also details on a memorable on-stage proposal involving the host; features music from Violet Mary, Dire Straits, Eric Clapton, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Cockburn, The Band, Florence and the Machine, Ben Folds Five and Peter Gabriel.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Sue Zuris (11/27/16) Aired: Sunday, November 27, 2016

    This post-Thanksgiving episode features director Sue Zuris, who talks about her involvement in the upcoming project A Holiday Trilogy; features music by Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tiny Dinosaurs, Field Mouse, Warren Zevon, Death Cab for Cutie, Don Henley, The Outfield, Spandau Ballet, Joni Mitchell, Susanna Rose and George Harrison.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Interview Special (11/20/16) Aired: Monday, November 21, 2016

    This special edition features interviews from past shows, including memorable chats with Violet Mary's Mel and Mike Muscarella, the mom and daughter duo of Cassandra & Annaleci Lamantia, and actors Meredith Carroll & Ted Wenskus - reflecting on their late friend Carl Girard.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Karen Craft (11/13/16) Aired: Sunday, November 13, 2016

    This post-election episode features Polite Ink performer Karen Craft, talking about producing and directing the upcoming MuCCC Benefit; features music from the late Leonard Cohen (with show opening and closing songs), Violet Mary, Bruce Cockburn, Huey Lewis and the News, Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Bruce Hornsby and the Range, U2 and John Lennon.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - George Irwin (11/6/16) Aired: Sunday, November 6, 2016

    This episode features writer George Irwin, presenting a Rochester Brainery class on the work of radio icon Jean Shepherd ("A Christmas Story"); and the music honors singer-songwriter Neil Finn's career, as his band Crowded House marks 30 years. Along with Crowded House, this show also features music from his solo efforts, Split Enz, The Finn Brothers and The Pajama Club.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Rachel Barnhart (10/30/16) Aired: Sunday, October 30, 2016

    This episode features former journalist and social media figure Rachel Barnhart, whose debut run for political office has inspired the creation of her new book "Broad, Casted"; features music from Peter Gabriel, The Clash, Robert Palmer, The Rascals, Bruce Hornsby, Susanna Rose, Violet Mary, Squeeze and Van Halen.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Dani Off (10/23/16) Aired: Sunday, October 23, 2016

    The 50th episode features a conversation/debate with two of the show's frequent guests, Danielle Erway (Geva Comedy Improv) and Danielle Raymo (Rochester Brainery); features music from Imagine Dragons, Hayden, Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt, Lady Gaga & Florence Welch, Tiny Dinosaurs and Joe Raposo.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Spencer, Tom and New York City (10/9/16) Aired: Sunday, October 9, 2016

    This episode features music about and/or referencing New York City, and talented actors Tom Bohrer & Spencer Christiano (Hamlet and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead); includes music from Billy Joel, Ryan Adams, The Clash, Bill Withers, Miles Davis, Sting, Sara Bareilles, Tom Waits, R.E.M. and Frank Sinatra.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Kingfisher Returns! (10/2/16) Aired: Sunday, October 2, 2016

    This episode features the Kingfisher Theater foursome of Kristy Barr, Amy Canfield, Kevin Dedes and Jessica Thurston, as they kick off their second season with August Strindberg's "Creditors"; includes music by The Pogues, Tears for Fears, Phoenix, INXS, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Level 42, The Replacements, Thunder Body, Julie Peel, Split Enz and Elvis Costello and the Attractions.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Chad and Courtney Barbe (9/25/16) Aired: Sunday, September 25, 2016

    Small Fry Art Studio founders Chad and Courtney Barbe return to the show as they mark their first year of business at the Public Market; features music by Keane, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Ben Folds, Radiohead, Field Mouse, Florence and the Machine, Barenaked Ladies, The Who, 10cc, Oasis, and the Grateful Dead.