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Blues Before Sunrise
Saturdays at 2 AM

Steve Cushing hosts this long-running, all night, blues heritage showcase spotlighting music of the 1920s – 1960s.

Blues Before Sunrise showcases blues as part of a cultural landscape that includes jump and jive, rhythm and blues, swing, doo wop, gospel, comedy, and recitation, and never is the music presented as kitsch or retro fashion in the way that some music has been exploited and trivialized. For host Steve Cushing, the blues is a living African-American tradition with deep roots.