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(Keepin' The Blues Alive Online Worldwide)

Here are a selection of online radio stations streaming the blues worldwide.  Hope you enjoy the music and come back here regularly, as this list is updated regularly.

If you want to recommend streaming blues radio stations, please email me at: alan.white@earlyblues.com

Alan White

  10 Radio - Community Radio in Somerset

Rob Bancroft on The Rock & Blues Circus – 10 Radio



  BBC Radio 2 - The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews

Cerys Matthews on The Blues Show
– BBC Radio 2

Monday evenings 9.00 - 10.00pm




  Beyond Radio - Lancaster and Morecambe

Community Radio for the Lancaster and Morecambe area

103.5 FM and online at


Check out 'Get The Blues, Catch a Train and Ride'

with Mississippi Max Haymes


  Bishop FM from Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Gary Grainger on The Blues Show – Bishop FM




    Blues Bayou on KZFR

Blues Bayou

Preston Powers brings you Rural and Delta Blues and Traditional Country Blues. With music from the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s, with an artist profile each week, you’ll learn about the Blues Masters and their music.

Mondays Noon - 2.30pm



  Blues Train on FromeFM

20.00 UK time .... www.fromefm.co.uk

Blues Train - a monthly online radio show, one hour of great blues each month - both old and new, both famous and new artists.

Full details are on their website: www.fromefm.co.uk - select programmes / music / Blues Train

Join their Facebook group under 'Blues Train-FromeFM'

Also check out their blog at http://thebluestrain.wordpress.com

  Blues and Friends, The Netherlands

Listen to Bertwin Bijleveld every Monday 4 - 5pm Chicago time



  Forest of Dean Radio 1521 MW, UK

Streaming at www.fodradio.org

7pm Thursday 5th July, repeated 10am Sunday 8th
7pm Thursday 2nd August , repeated 10am Sunday 5th

   Gateway 97.8, from the heart of Eastgate, Essex

Ashwyn Smyth on Digital Blues, Gateway 97.8

Tune in to digital blues every Wednesday between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time on Gateway 97.8, Community Radio for Basildon and East Thurrock, Essex. Repeated at 20.00 UK time every Sunday. Listen on 97.8fm in the Basildon, East Thurrock & surrounding areas or online at  www.gateway978.com


  GLT Blues, Illinois, USA

You can hear Delta Frank with GLT Blues Friday 7pm to midnight & Saturday 8pm to midnight US Central Time. In central Illinois tune in 89.1 or 103.5 FM or listen worldwide - hear great GLT Blues 24/7 at

“When The Wind Blows Across The Prairie”
“Sometimes It Whispers Your Name”

His radio program features rhythm and blues music from the past and present. The artists he spins include names like Chester Burnett, Eddie Hudson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter --  names that rumble through the mind out of the mouth of Delta Frank like the Mississippi River rolls through the heartland and out the delta.

Delta Frank has two websites, check them out....

  GTFM Blues Show, Pontypridd, Wales

Bob & Norm on The Blues Show – GTFM


  KCUR-FM, Kansas City, USA

KCUR-FM has a significant amount of Blues programming.
Each Friday and Saturday they present a show called
"Fish Fry" with Chuck Haddock from 8pm to midnight.
They stream the show live which is great if you are staying home on Friday and Saturday nights. But even better they archive the shows and have about 1200 hours of archives on their website that you can listen to anytime.  To check out their play list/archive of past shows,


  KHUM-FM, California, USA

Listen to Chas Lewis host a weekly three-hour blues/R & B show on Northern California freeform radio station KHUM-FM, streaming live each Friday at 7pm, Pacific time.

Playlists are posted on the website for the show as well as on Chas's MySpace page.


Station Streaming Link: http://www.khum.com/
  KPFT 90.1 FM, Houston, Texas, USA
KPFT Globe
Streaming at

Sundays from 0600 through 1600 CST  (GMT + 6 during non-daylight savings)


 Phonic FM - Blues In The South

Two shows:
Driving South with Julian Piper and
Wednesday's Even Worse with Ian McKenzie

Available through

  Radio Derf - Blues Internet Radio Station from Poland






  Radio Wey - Hospital Radio in Surrey

Martin Clarke on The Blues Session – Radio Wey




  Rocket 88


Rocket 88 plays rare Blues, Rock, Zydeco, Western Swing, Surf ,Rockabilly, Garage, Twisted Tunes and More. This one is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you will get! This very basic website has a great selection of music. While it is not ALL Blues, it has a great variety that will appeal to most Blues lovers.   Click Here to listen.
  Saint FM - Maldon Community Radio, Essex

Tim Aves on The Blues is Back – Saint FM



  Shari's Chippewa Club


Shari's Chippewa Club in Durand Wisconsin hosts a monthly open blues jam
on the second Sunday of every month @ 6:00 pm CST. They have 3 cameras with
a video switcher to mix it all.


  WHRB in Harvard, Boston, USA


Blues Hangover
Tune in Saturday Mornings from 5-9am and Sunday mornings from 7-11am for the finest blues in Boston. On Blues Hangover, you'll hear a wide range of acoustic and electric blues, including well-known standards and less frequently-played recordings of country blues, Chicago blues, and contemporary musicians.
WHRB Blues DJs provide insights into the music they play, including information about the culture and history behind rare recordings. Blues Hangover recordings are primarily vinyl. Hear the music the way it was supposed to be heard.

Listening Schedule: 
    Saturday Morning 5am-9am
    Sunday Morning 7am-11am

  WMSE 91.7, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Streaming at www.wmse.org

18 hours of dedicated blues weekly. 
Monday-Friday, 1500-1800 and Saturday 0900-1200, Central Time.

  Selection of other stations worldwide:

1.FM –  Blues

American Blues

Blue Icewater Radio

Bluebird Blues Radio

Classic Blues Radio

Midnight Blues

The Roadhouse - presented by Tony Steidler-Dennison

Austin Riffs presented by Mark, Baba and Ms V     

Murphy's Saloon every Monday          

Salty Dog Blues & Roots from Queensland Australia                
Nothing But The Blues Cliff McKnight's blues show from Loughborough University

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