Listener Supported Radio

Programs A-Z

KWMR's programming reflects the wide variety of interests of our volunnteer programmers, and reflects the character and nature of the people and places of West Marin. All hosts, whether of music or talk shows, regularly bring on guests, principally from our West Marin villages, but also from around the Bay Area and the world.

Between 8 am and midnight, KWMR airs about two hours of music to every one hour of talk. We cover music of almost all genres: Americana/Bluegrass, Celtic, Classical, Latin, Jazz & Swing, Blues, Alt Rock, World, Lounge, and Funk. We even have a show highlighting just the new releases in our music library. Bringing live performances on-air is part of the fun for music hosts and listeners!

Our interview hosts cover culture, politics, environment and ecology, agriculture, literature, spirituality and psychology, health and science, the performing arts, parenting issues... with about 6 hours a week of Spanish-language and bi-lingual music and talk shows.

KWMR has a process for training new programmers in the technical skills and interview/host skills needed for the live shows. Programmers who become competent in these areas can then go on to learn audio recording and editing in the production studio, field recording, news production, and remote broadcasts using phone lines and RPU gear. If you are interested in volunteering as a programmer click here to find out more.


Specials TBA
   With your host:

To be announced.

Spirit & Mind
   With your host: Anthony Wright

Produced by Anthony Wright.

New Time Starting January 14, 2014, Spirit & Mind moves to every other Tuesday, 11 am-12 pm.

Lots of music; not too much talk.

See The Hermit's website:

Sunday Baroque
   With your host:

Suzanne Bona is Host and Executive Producer. she created sunday Baroque and has been a classical music broadcaster since 1987. A professional, classically trained flutist, Suzanne is a radio aficionado enjoying life sans TV.

Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.

See Sunday Baroque's website  here.


Swimming Upstream is a grab-bag of lively chatter, eclectic music, provocative topics, and interesting guests to ease you into your day. Or, to pleasantly distract you while you're swimming upstream.


Mimi and Howard read aloud......

The Bioneers
   With your host:

The series........

Earlier Time Starting Monday, January 13, 2014, the Bioneers moves half an hour earlier to start at 11 am.

(Repeat is ended as of October 2014.)

You can find the radio series online:

Music from the all over the Celtic diaspora: Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England, Brittany, Gallicia, Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Québec, the U.S.

The Friday Guide
   With your host: Katie Eberle

Every Friday 8 - 10 AM

KWMR's weekly recap of news, public affairs, and upcoming events for West Marin.