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 - So, It's the Apocalypse and the Rock Hall Inductees (4/14/19) Aired: Sunday, April 14, 2019

    This episode features actor-podcast creator Sean Michael Smith, discussing his latest project "So, It's the Apocalypse" - and music comes from this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, The Cure, The Zombies, Def Leppard, Roxy Music and Janet Jackson.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Meaning of Giving Life (4/7/19) Aired: Sunday, April 7, 2019

    This episode features Rob Kochik, executive director of the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network; actor and former paramedic Dave Spiro; and Southern Tier mother Holly Campbell, whose son Jake's heart was transplanted to an Iowa boy in 2007 - as they share their stories on the importance of organ donation; featuring music by Gord Downie, John Lennon, Brandi Carlile and Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - A Long Day's Cataclysm Into 1979 (3/31/19) Aired: Sunday, March 31, 2019

    This episode features "Long Day's Journey Into Night" actors Judy McCaffrey & Ged Owen, and actor-author Edward Contini (the novel Cataclysm), as we also play tunes from 1979; featuring songs by Pink Floyd, George Harrison, Bruce Cockburn, Joe Jackson, Led Zeppelin, and Elvis Costello and the Attractions.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The 1974 Gatsby Show (Air Flutes Included!) (3/24/19) Aired: Sunday, March 24, 2019

    This episode features Polite Ink performers Karen Craft and Corrie Carter, as the group prepares their latest show "Gatsby the Great"; includes music from 1974 - by the Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, WITCH, Bill Withers, Billy Joel, Genesis, Supertramp and Grateful Dead. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - Survivors, Indecent and Songs from 1969 (3/17/19) Aired: Sunday, March 17, 2019

    This episode features actors Sara Penner and Chris Conway, talking about JCC CenterStage's production of "Survivors" and "Indecent," shows dealing with local Holocaust survivors and Jewish actors facing trial for obscenity; features songs from 1969, by David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Merle Haggard, Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell and Joe Cocker. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - We Talk Fences When We Don't Play '64 Tunes (3/10/19) Aired: Sunday, March 10, 2019

    This episode features RIT professor and director Luane Davis Haggerty, as she discusses her latest project - directing August Wilson's masterpiece "Fences" with a cast of deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing actors and the collaborative process that brings it all together; features songs from 1964 - by The Eligibles, The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Staple Singers, The Temptations, Lee Remick, The Kinks, Bob Dylan, Vince Guaraldi, The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Second Immigration Episode (3/3/19) Aired: Sunday, March 3, 2019

    This episode features the Reverend Nicole Iaquinto and First Unitarian Church ministry co-chairs Paul Minor & Bob Ames, as they discuss the immigration situation from several local angles - from migrant farm workers to their travels to the Mexican border; features music by the Grateful Dead, Leslie Lee & Steve Gretz, Anais Mitchell with Greg Brown, and the Avett Brothers.

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Amanda Show (2/24/19) Aired: Sunday, February 24, 2019

    This episode features the multi-talented theater artist Amanda McFaul, sharing some of her favorite songs and how some of those songs inspired her throughout her life; features music by Indigo Girls, K's Choice, Tori Amos, Jennifer Nettles, Eva Cassidy, Brandi Carlile, Melissa Etheridge, Dar Williams and Vienna Teng. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - You Can't Take It with You, Miss Daisy (2/17/19) Aired: Sunday, February 17, 2019

    This episode features director Don Bartalo & actor Denise Bartalo from Hummingbird's production of "Driving Miss Daisy" and actors Tammi Colombo & Will Pulver from Screen Plays' "You Can't Take It with You"; includes music by John Prine, George Harrison, Squeeze, Florence and the Machine, James Ingram & Michael McDonald, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Peter Cetera & Amy Grant, and Bruce Cockburn. 

  • The Justin Rielly Show - The Bronze Collective (2/10/19) Aired: Sunday, February 10, 2019

    This episode features playwright Karen Culley, publicity director Kevin Hicks and producer-director David Shakes, as they discuss the week-long Bronze Collective at MuCCC - and includes a deleted conversation from the upcoming February 24 episode with actor-stage manager Amanda McFaul on Dorothy Moore's "Misty Blue"; features music by Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Al Jarreau, Aretha Franklin, Pops Staples with Talking Heads, Sam and Dave, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Dorothy Moore.