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 - Talk of Water Tanks Between Friends (12/8/19) Aired: Sunday, December 8, 2019

    This episode features Violet Mary's Mike Muscarella and Jason Tortorici, as they and several other bands prepare the annual Two Tanks Tonight benefit for the Ugandan Water Project; featuring songs from John Lennon, Huey Lewis and the News, Bruce Hornsby, Austin Hollow, Violet Mary, Robbie Robertson and George Harrison.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Shine On, Winter! (For Now) (12/1/19, Hour 1) Aired: Sunday, December 1, 2019

    This episode is the first of a two-hour December 1 run, including the rare playing of the 13 1/2 minute epic "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts 1-5)"; including music from The Clash, Peter Wolf, Bryan Ferry, Eurythmics, Jane Child, Amy Grant, Heart, Peter Cetera, Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Radio in the Midwinter (12/1/19, Hour 2) Aired: Sunday, December 1, 2019

    This episode features WAYO host and director Philip Frey, who is preparing the Midwinter Renaissance Faire later this month at the MuCCC; includes radio-inspired songs from Monty Python, Rush, Ramones, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, R.E.M., The Replacements, Steely Dan and Elvis Costello and the Attractions.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Rouslana, Jelena and 30 Years of Hats (11/24/19) Aired: Sunday, November 24, 2019

    This episode features director Mario Savastano and actors Alexus Maxam & Gwen Scott from DVC's new production "Rouslana and Jelena" - and it celebrates the 30th anniversary of Scottish trio The Blue Nile's 1989 cult classic "Hats"; along with The Blue Nile, there are choice covers from Annie Lennox, Curtis Stigers and Pure Bathing Culture.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Sarah Jane and the Betties Rise Again! (11/17/19) Aired: Sunday, November 17, 2019

    This episode features barber and Hot Rod Betties creator Sarah Jane McPike, who talks about her business' early success, notable stumbles and just-announced comeback; features music from Joni Mitchell, Johnny Cash, John Prine, Lucinda Williams, The Highwomen and Pink Floyd. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - 1999, or When Garth Brooks Was Chris Gaines (11/10/19) Aired: Sunday, November 10, 2019

    This episode features Polite Ink stars Karen Craft and Michael Anthony, along with songs from 1999 - featuring music from R.E.M., Thomas Newman, Elvis Costello, Garth Brooks (as his pop alter-ego Chris Gaines), Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five, Toad the Wet Sprocket, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Amish Project, and What You Can Do for WAYO (11/3/19) Aired: Sunday, November 3, 2019

    This fundraiser episode features a conversation with director Don Bartalo and actor MJ Savastano, as they prepare the Hummingbird Theater Co.'s production of "The Amish Project"; features music by Steve Perry, The Japanese House, Squeeze, Bryan Ferry, Beyonce, The Police, Talking Heads, Amy Grant and Tom Cochrane. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Bat McGrath, A Tribute (10/27/19) Aired: Sunday, October 27, 2019

    This episode pays tribute to singer-songwriter and Rochester Music Hall of Famer Daniel "Bat" McGrath, who died October 1 at age 73; includes songs from his great career, plus duets with long-time friend and collaborator Don Potter, his first band The Showstoppers, and country artists Wynonna & Earl Thomas Conley.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Errors, Exes and Eights and...Darn You, Phone! (10/20/19) Aired: Sunday, October 20, 2019

    This episode features a cast of great theater artists promoting RCP's "The Comedy of Errors," Penfield Players' "Rex's Exes" and Limelight's "Crazy Eights" at Black Sheep - actors Brad Craddock, Judie D'Ambrosio, Andrea Daszkiewicz, Jane Farrell, Larry Ploscowe & Mike Tedone and directors John Gaehring & Sue Zuris - and a presence even the host couldn't stop from coming; includes music from Living in a Box, Patrick Simmons, Madness and Chicago.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Fun with Joy and Sarah Jane (10/13/19) Aired: Sunday, October 13, 2019

    This episode features Rochester barbers Joy Payton and Sarah Jane McPike, talking about their careers in cutting hair, their desert island music and an appreciation for Tom Selleck; featuring music from Dolly Parton, Concrete Blonde, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Bob Dylan, Mike Post, Willie Nelson and The Blues Brothers.