Blue Dog Jam

Hosted By Nick Brunner

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


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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, February 6, 2016

BDJ - The One Before #BreakUpJam 2016

Look, all these episodes are my children & I won't play favorites (seriously, next week is Break Up Jam; it's my favorite) don't let the title lead you on. Songs & General Merriment this week by De La Soul, Ratatat, Joanna Newsom & Harley White Jr.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

BDJ - So Long, January

Saturday, January 23, 2016

BDJ - Brand New PJs

With new records by PJ Harvey, The Thermals and Violent Femmes on the way, 2016 is shaping up to be a Good Year. All of the above plus the usual mix of pop music, past, present and future this week.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

David Bowie Never Dies.

Tonight is a celebration of the life and career of David Bowie. Fondly remembered. Sorely missed.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

BDJ - Flor-Flor-Flor-Flor FLOR-uh-DAAAA!

All the space in my brain is currently occupied by the chorus of the new Animal Collective track kicking off our show this week. New tracks from David Bowie, Grimes and A DEEP DIVE into the new Cass McCombs b-sides/rarities compilation.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

BDJ: New Year's Monkey

...where we're welcomed into the arms of the Year of the Monkey. As tribute to our new simian god, find offerings from The Buzzcocks, Sister Crayon, Motörhead, FIDLAR, Salt Wizard & Diane Coffee.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

BDJ - The 12th Day of Whatever

Rage against the winter darkness with your old pal, Nick.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

BDJ - Insert Clever Title!

This week's Jaunt Through Pop Music: Past, Present & Future brings you Mojo Nixon & Jello Biafra's plan for Nashville, new cuts from Deradoorian & the Mountain Goats; b-sides & rarities to make collectors salivate. This one's for Robert Loggia.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

BDJ: Post-Givin' & The Small Biz Sat Playlist

Oh Hello! Didn't see you there. Welcome to my home. We're just cutting into the playlist. Have a plate.