Blue Dog Jam


Contemporary rock, local bands, live recordings and artists heard on NPR

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays on the News Station

Recent Shows

Aug 30  Blue Dog Jam - Aug.30th - TASK1ne In-Studio

What happens when a mild mannered accountant with a love for comic books dons his alter ego and takes to the stage? Find out with BDJ's in-studio performance and interview with TASK1ne.

Aug 23  Blue Dog Jam - August 23 - Studio 7055: Be Calm Honcho

This week: Be Calm Honcho! Hailing from The Bay Area, you'll hear about their debut on Crossbill Records and their sunny, poetic, surf laden pop recorded at the CapRadio's Studio 7055. Plus: Songs for giving in and why throwing your hands up is ok.

Aug 16  Blue Dog Jam - August 16

God Help The Girl has a movie based on itself (and a soundtrack to go with). We'll hear Sac rapper TASK1ne this week, plus Reggie Watts and Bob Mould.

Aug 09  Blue Dog Jam - In-Studio Performance: Two Sheds

The Two Sheds band returns to BDJ for an in-studio performance and chat about their move to L.A. Also Song Reader: Music written by Beck and recorded by a gaggle of talent like Norah Jones, Louden Wainwright III, Jarvis Cocker & Jack Black.

Aug 02  Blue Dog Jam Rocks With New Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

Dennis Newhall sits in for Nick Brunner tonight, and he poses the question: "Is Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers the best rock-n-roll band ever?"

Jul 26  Blue Dog Jam - July 26th

New releases by Anushka, Jungle, Miniature Tigers, Ghost Beach and Nikki Lane among Robyn Hitchcock, The Flaming Lips, Johnny Cash, Delroy Wilson, The Beastie Boys and The Clash.

Jul 19  Blue Dog Jam - July 19th

New Tracks by Ephermeral, OK Go & The Shoe this week.

Jul 12  Blue Dog Jam- July 12 - Hallway Swimming

Holy Joe! What a big damn mix of the new & nostalgic. Ramones, Woods, David Byrne w/ St. Vincent, Bowie, Mazzy Star, Shad, Deltron 3030 and a song recorded in-studio with Be Calm Honcho! Dig!

Jul 05  Blue Dog Jam - Post Holidaze

Post-Holiday BBQ Blues? Happens to the best of us. Join me for tracks that will at least distract us for three hours.

Jun 28  Blue Dog Jam - June 28th (Devin Stands In)

I've heard sitting is bad for you, so I thought I'd stand this time. Follow the bouncing Blue Dog and sing along at home. Or just follow me on Twitter @CapRadioDevin.
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