10 Best NPR Music Podcasts

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The best NPR Music podcasts from thousands of podcasts on the web and ranked by traffic, social media followers & freshness.Learn more

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NPR Music Podcasts

Here are 10 Best NPR Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. All Songs Considered

All Songs Considered Washington, District of Columbia, US
Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with e...merging artists, icons, and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart, and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise.more
6.7M 393.7K 6.7M 1 episode / week Avg Length 47 min
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2. World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN

World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians.
46.1K 31.5K 17.1K 5 episodes / week Avg Length 24 min
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3. Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage Charleston, West Virginia, US
For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting... and distributed by NPR Music, each two-hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 270 stations across America, and around the world via NPR Music and mountain stage.more
42.9K 13.1K 20.7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 142 min
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4. RME Radio Hour

RME Radio Hour Rock Island, Illinois, US
Bret Dale presents an hour of the finest blues and roots music selections from the River Music Experience library.
3.3K 1.5K 713 1 episode / week Avg Length 61 min
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5. From the Top

From the Top Toledo, Ohio, US
NPR's From the Top showcases the music, stories, and unique humor of America's best young classical musicians.
66.5K 3.3K 7.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min
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6. Tiny Desk Concerts

Tiny Desk Concerts Toledo, Ohio, US
Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hea...r Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx, and many more.more
6.8M 8.7M 6.7M
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7. Music 101

Music 101 Mindy Heusel converses with Augustana Music Professor and Composer Jacob Bancks.
6.7M 8.7M 6.7M
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NPR Music Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering NPR Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
WXPN Listener Supported Radio npr.org 38
West Virginia Public Broadcasting podcasts.apple.com 5
Raina Douris npr.org 2
Stephen Kallao npr.org 2
From the Top fromthetop.org 2
Bobby Owsinski bobbyoinnercircle.com 1
Dr. Omekongo Dibinga podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-upstanders-podcast-with-dr-omekongo/id576403335 5
Michael Hagerty houstonpublicmedia.org/topics/arts-culture/music 4
Rachel La Loca/jfernz/frank Nibbs | Sonoro podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/latinos-out-loud/id1330248548 4
Wgte Public Media wgte.org/radio/local-podcasts/classical-conversations 3
Wnyc Studios wnycstudios.org/podcasts/otm 3
Connecticut Public Radio ctpublic.org/show/the-colin-mcenroe-show 2
Erica Heilman / Rumble Strip rumblestripvermont.com/episodes 2
Langdon Publishing tulsapeople.com/multimedia/podcast 2
Marc Gunn celticchristmaspodcast.com 2
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/biography 2
Pbs Newshour podbean.com/podcast-detail/rz6fs-44fc/PBS-NewsHour---Segments-Podcast 2
Dario dariocalmese.com/blackimagination 1
Dave Maher thisisyourafterlife.captivate.fm 1
Free Library Of Philadelphia libwww.freelibrary.org/podcast 1
Gail Nobles spreaker.com/show/podcast-and-blues 1
Jamie A Rodriguez jrodconcertspodcast.com/podcasts 1
Jupiter Broadcasting linuxunplugged.com/episodes 1
Kenyatta D. Berry kenyattaberry.com 1
Laurie Gallardo kutkutx.studio/category/austin-music-minute 1
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