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 - The Kingfisher Theater (1/8/17) Aired: Sunday, January 8, 2017

    This episode marks WAYO's first year over the air, and are joined by The Kingfisher Theater - Vince Dalba, Amy Canfield and four-time show guest Kevin Dedes; features music by Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Eat World, Walk the Moon, Florence and the Machine, Emmy Rossum, Mr. Mister, Billy Joel, Field Mouse, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Ben Folds, The Outfield and Joe Cocker.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Philip R. Frey (New Year's Day Hour 1) (1/1/17) Aired: Sunday, January 1, 2017

    This first of a special two-hour block features WAYO DJ and ShakeCo artistic director Philip R. Frey (This Last Tempest); featuring music by George Michael, Sting, Robbie Robertson, Leonard Cohen, Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney, Amy Grant, Tiny Dinosaurs, Thunder Body and Wojcik.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Jessica Kaufman (New Year's Day Hour 2) (1/1/17) Aired: Sunday, January 1, 2017

    This special second hour of our 2017 New Year's broadcast features actor and PR specialist Jessica Kaufman (Vivacious PR); features music by George Michael, Queen, Bruce Hornsby, Huey Lewis and the News, Toto, Rush, Don Henley, Teressa Wilcox, Sam Bradley, Murder by Death and Genevieve.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - For Carl (Christmas Encore) (12/25/16) Aired: Sunday, December 25, 2016

    This is an encore presentation from late August, with the show paying tribute to late actor-producer Carl Girard; featuring interviews from actors and friends Meredith Carroll & Ted Wenskus.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - ETC and an All-Female Set List (12/11/16) Aired: Sunday, December 11, 2016

    This episode features Everyone's Theatre Company (Peggy Zorn, Sarah Scarpulla, Erin Johnson Hodge and four-time guest Larry Ploscowe) talking about their Sinatra Christmas show "Christmas My Way"; featuring music by The Pretenders, Swing Out SIster, Julie Peel, Company of Thieves, Violet Mary, Rudy Simone, Field Mouse, Susanna Rose, Jenny Owen Youngs, Sara Bareilles and Joni Mitchell.

  • 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.