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 - Blues for Mister Charlie (2/9/20) Aired: Sunday, February 9, 2020

    This episode features director Gary Dewitt Marshall, as he talks about his latest theater project - James Baldwin's towering play "Blues for Mister Charlie"; featuring music from Marvin Gaye, the Miles Davis Quintet, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Temptations, Bill Withers, Al Jarreau, Earth, Wind and Fire, The Commodores and Ray Charles.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Rebecca's Mostly Dream Pop Pastel Show (2/2/20) Aired: Sunday, February 2, 2020

    This episode features CITY Newspaper's Arts and Entertainment editor Rebecca Rafferty, who discusses her work as a writer and her love of art and jewelry; includes music by Prince, WITCH, rockettothesky, Soko, Nina Simone, Hannah Cohen, The Clash, Martial Solal and Aldous Harding. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Annie's Theater Episode (1/26/2020) Aired: Sunday, January 26, 2020

    This episode features one of the host's close friends Annie Murphy, as she talks about her love of theater, her daughter, her job life at Pluta Cancer Center and what she learned about life after battling cancer; features music from the original Broadway cast of "West Side Story," Patti LuPone, Raul Esparza, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lea Salonga & Simon Bowman, Patrick Page and Mandy Patinkin.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Morning Songs from Four to Five (1/19/20) Aired: Sunday, January 19, 2020

    This episode features actors Jonathan Lewit and Kayleigh Barclay from Out of Pocket's production "Morning's at Seven" and songs with "morning" in the title are presented; featuring songs from The Beatles, Breathe, Robert Palmer, The Sandpipers, Johnny Cash, The Rascals, Joni Mitchell, Sara Bareilles, Steve Winwood, Nick Drake and Frank Sinatra.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - It Was Really About That? (1/12/20) Aired: Sunday, January 12, 2020

    This episode features the talented trio of actors Philip Frey, Larry Ploscowe and Ted Wenskus, as they discuss potential theories into songs that have been commonly misinterpreted; featuring songs from Kevin MacLeod (the opening "Welcome to the Show"), The Police, Billy Squier, Ace, Genesis, Semisonic and Rush - as a tribute to their late drummer and chief lyricist Neil Peart.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - A Polite Start to 2020 (1/5/20) Aired: Sunday, January 5, 2020

    This episode features Polite Ink members Karen Craft, Don Beechner and Michael Anthony, as the troupe prepares to mark their seventh anniversary with "The Seven Year Twitch" at MuCCC; includes music from Don Henley, Steve Winwood, The Pogues, Swing Out Sister, Sara Bareilles, Tiny Dinosaurs, Bat McGrath and The Who.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Jane Does Costumes and a Radio Hour (12/29/19, Hour 1) Aired: Sunday, December 29, 2019

    This episode features actor-designer Jane Farrell, as she talks about her 2019 activities and her hopes for the year to come; featuring songs from Dave Matthews Band, George Harrison, The Avett Brothers, Susanna Rose, Tanya Tucker, The Highwomen, Nellie McKay and The 1975.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Courtney and Jane Bring 2019 On Home (12/29/19, Hour 2) Aired: Sunday, December 29, 2019

    This episode features actor-singer Courtney Weather, as she discusses her 2019 activities and early 2020 plans - and actor-designer Jane Farrell returns to help the host end the radio show's year; featuring songs from the original Broadway cast of "Spring Awakening," Talking Heads, The Replacements, Eddie Money, Elton John, Breathe and the Traveling Wilburys.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Justin and Amanda's Christmas Jukebox (12/22/19) Aired: Sunday, December 22, 2019

    This Christmas episode features actor/stage manager Amanda McFaul, who brings in some of her favorite holiday tunes - including a few the host has never heard of; includes songs from The Pogues with Kirsty MacColl, Sarah McLachlan, Robbie Robertson, Hawksley Workman, Over the Rhine, Dido, Vienna Teng, Bon Jovi, The Pretenders and Bryan Adams.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - 40 Years of London Calling (12/15/19) Aired: Sunday, December 15, 2019

    This episode celebrates the 40th anniversary of The Clash's seminal masterpiece "London Calling" - and it also features actor and theater artist MJ Savastano, who also discusses their 2019 run of shows; along with The Clash, featured covers come from No Doubt (with Billy Idol), the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Indigo Girls, Jimmy Cliff & Carla Bruni and an original song (covered by The Clash) from Vince Taylor and His Playboys.