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The new host of Q is Juno-winning Canadian rapper Shadrach Kabango — better known as Shad — who takes over on Monday, April 20.

Monday, April 13:

5:59am: Eric Reed: "Monk's Mood", from "The Baddest Monk."

6:18am: Branford Marsalis: "Bullworth", from "Requiem."

6:30am: Soulive: "Steppin'," from "Turn It Out."

6:41am: Adrian Belew: "Blackbird", from Come Together: Guitar Tribute To The Beatles."

6:50am: Cameron Mizell: "Fearless", from "Life Is Loud."

6:59am: Phish: "Moma Dance", live from the Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA., 8/6/10.

7:07am: Chris Joss: "Jha Mon", from "Monomaniacs, Vol. 1."

Daria Bishop

Vermont Public Radio has once again been named one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont. It's the third straight year VPR has made the list, placing 11th on the list of the top small to mid-sized companies in the state. 

Monday, April 6:

5:59am: Moses Guest: "Saint Mo", from "Moses Guest."

6:18am: Hot Club of Las Vegas: "Made For Wesley", from "Hot Club of Las Vegas."

6:30am: David Ornette Cherry: "Organic Groove", from "It Could Be Different."

6:50am: Linda Oh: "Shutterspeed Dreams", from "Sun Pictures."

6:59am: Perpetual Groove: "Sun Dog", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

7:07am: Elvis Costello and the Roots: "Cinco Minutos Con Vos", from "Wise Up Ghost."

Monday, March 30:

5:59am: Yellow Dubmarine: "Something", from "Abbey Dub."

6:18am: Michael Hedges: "After the Gold Rush", from "Aerial Boundaries."

6:30am: Mocean Worker: "Jive Jive Jive", from "Candygram for Mowo!"

6:41am: Various Artists Pickin' On Series: "After Midnight", from "Picking on Clapton."*

6:59am: Allman Brothers: "Jessica", from "Brothers and Sisters."

7:07am: Jon Brion: "Monday", from the soundtrack to the film "I (heart) Huckabees."

7:18am: Richard Elliot: "You Haven't Done Nothin',", from "Desire."

Monday, March 23:

5:59am: Charlie Parker: "No Noise", from "South of the Border."

6:07am: DJ Madlib: "Mystic Bounce", from "Shades of Blue."

6:18am: Maceo Parker: "Inner City Blues", from "Funk Overload."

6:30am: Jazz Mandolin Project: "Scheherazde", from "After Dinner Jams."

6:41am: Bernhard Purdie: "People Get Ready", from "Godfathers of Groove."

6:59am: Dalindeo: "Queen of Bear Park", from "Kallio."

7:07am: Ruben Wilson: "Blues For McDuff", from "Organ Blues."

Update for 3/18/15: We did it! No, YOU did it! We met our goal of $350,000 on Tuesday, March 17, seven hours before the deadline. The drive was supposed to start today, but instead you’re hearing regularly scheduled programming. Thank you for making this experiment in less-disruptive fundraising an incredible success!

We'd love to know what our listeners thought of this campaign. Please take our survey and let us know!

Monday, March 16:

5:59am: Go Go Penguin: "Kamaloka", from "V2.0."

6:07am: Jazz Pistols: "Mr. Smithers", from "Special Treatment."

6:18am: Tim Simonec: "Too Hip To Retire", from the soundtrack to the film "Whiplash."

6:30am: Trio Subtronic: "Subtronix", from "Cave Dweller."

6:41am: Turkuaz: "There Was A Time", from "Covers, Vol. 1."

6:59am: Brassroots: "Special Cut", from "Black-Eye Friday."

7:18am: Galactic: "Church", from "Coolin' Off."

7:30am: Stanley Clarke: "Pop Virgil", from "Up."

Monday, March 9:

5:59am: Brad Mehldau: "Days of Dilbert Delaney", from "Ode."

6:07am: John Scofield: "Behind Closed Doors", from "This Meets That."

6:18am: Jason Marsalis: "Blue For Now", from "21st Century Trad Band."

6:30am: Antonio Sanchez: "Doors and Distance", from the soundtrack to the film "Birdman."

6:41am: Stephane Wrembel: "Momentum", from "Origins."

6:59am: Laurence Juber: "Stand By Me", from "Pop Goes Guitar."

7:07am: Bad Plus: "Love Is the Answer", from "The Bad Plus."

Ask Me Another

Mar 6, 2015

VPR is piloting a new show beginning this Saturday. NPR's Ask Me Another is a lively hour of puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of (and with) a live audience. Ask Me Another host, noted comedian and storyteller Ophira Eisenberg, guides listeners with her witty banter aided by the comedic riffs and songs of house musician Jonathan Coulton.