La Hora Mixteca
A bilingual 4-hour program in Mixtec and Spanish featuring Oaxacan folk music from Southern México. This program also provides information and public service announcements relevant to migrant Mixtec workers on both sides of the border. The last two hours of the program feature a live satellite link with six indigenous radio stations in the states of Oaxaca, Guerrero and Baja California in México. Salutations from listeners calling from the fields on the West Coast are often aired. Produced at KSJV - Radio Bilingüe - in Fresno, California. Hosted by Mixtec community organizer, Filemón Lopez.
La Hora Triqui
A bilingual two-hour program in Triqui and Spanish. Triquis are an indigenous group originally from Oaxaca, Mexico. There is a growing presence of Triqui migrant workers and families in California's Central Coast region. The program provides valuable information on services available to Triqui families as well as traditional and popular Mexican music. Airs locally on KHDC- Radio Bilingüe in Salinas, CA.
Rockin' da House- Public Affairs segment
One hour of this weekly popular youth program is dedicated to discussion of issues relevant to Latino youth, from access to higher education, to violence prevention and sex education.
La Paz/The Flip Side
A discussion program exploring youth issues. Host Mark Anthony Sanchez, a veteran of Oldies-but-Goodies show, and Ivan Knapp, deal with gang violence, conflict resolution or mediation, teen-age pregnancy, drug abuse, and school achievement. Produced at KSJV - Radio Bilingüe - in Fresno, California.
A radio journal of news and culture about Latinos in the United States. This 30-minute program is produced by María Martin at the University of Texas, Austin and anchored by Maria Hinojosa.
Your Legal Rights
A half-hour weekly program with interviews featuring a wide array of legal affairs, from labor law, to consumer protection and anti-discrimination provisions. The program is produced at KQED in San Francisco.
Radio-dramas and cultural series, weekdays at 9:00 am PT
Traditional Mexican Music
Mañanitas con Mariachi
Early morning audiences awake to the lively sounds of the strings and horns of Mexican mariachi ensembles alternating with the popular sounds of modern day mariachis. Rancheras, jarabes, waltzes, and balonas, are part of the repertoire.
Ritmos del Pueblo
Program showcasing wind instrument bands from the Mexican states of Sinaloa, Zacatecas and Oaxaca. The program also features boleros, trios and contemporary popular music.
Música Romántica Popular
The best traditional Mexican love songs, including ballads, boleros and more.
Cita con el Recuerdo
Features an extensive musical repertoire from the golden years of the tropical boleros. Produced by Cándido Morales at KBBF-FM in Santa Rosa, California.
Música Folklórica- Mexican Folk Music
A mix of diverse regional bands, marimbas, jaraneros from Veracruz, string ensembles from Michoacán and Guerrero, pirecuas, canción istmeña, tamborazo and much more.
Tejano/Norteña (accordeon music from Northern Mexico)
Arriba el Norte
This program airs Monday through Friday, offering the festive sounds of the accordion conjunto from Northern México. From ballads singing about cowboy and truck driver feats to old dancing polkas and redovas, this has become the music of migrants in the Norte.
This bilingual programs airs a unique blend of music from traditional accordion virtuosos Santiago Jiménez, Gilberto Perez and Tony de la Rosa, with Chicano groups like Little Joe and Freddy Fender, as well as popular contemporary Texano interpreters, including Emilio, Bobby Pulido, and the late Selena. With the interconnection with affiliate station KCTM-FM in Rio Grande City, Texanos from California, Idaho and other states are able to communicate via toll free lines with their loved ones in their native valle and in Northern Nuevo León and Tamaulipas.
This program airs Saturdays, showcasing the best of traditional and contemporary accordion conjunto. Regional music from Northern México and Texas.
Upbeat rhythms from the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, South-American salsa, cumbias and vallenatos. Cuban bands play rumbas, sones and mambos; Puerto Rican bands from New York bring salsa and Latin jazz, and Dominican groups provide merengue and bachata.
Son del Caribe
Hosted by professor Elmer González, this program brings traditional and contemporary rhythms and sounds of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Produced at WRTU-FM in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Son de Cuba
Hosted by professor Elmer González, this program features the best Cuban music, from traditional sones, guarachas and rumbas, to lesser know rhythms like changüi and timba, to exciting Cuban jazz. Produced at WRTU-FM in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Program produced at WRTU-FM in San Juan, Puerto Rico that showcases Caribbean music and Latin jazz.
Jazz, Rock and More
This program mixes rhythms with African roots from Brazilian sambas to U.S. Latin jazz and rock, from reggae to calypso and blues.
Rock en Español/ Alter-Latin Music
Radio Bilingüe offers four programs featuring new urban rock, ska and heavy metal in Spanish: Rockin' da House, Todo a Pulmón, Gritos del Silencio and El Mitote. These programs are hosted and produced by young volunteer programmers and feature music from Latin America, Spain and the U.S.
Música Popular del Recuerdo
The repertoire includes rock in Spanish, Mexican pop, tropical and romantic ballads from Latin America.
Oldies but Goodies
Rock, soul, rhythm and blues, and funk music that entertained the car cruisers in the barrio in the "60s, '70s, and early '80s. This extremely popular program is peppered with messages urging Latino youth to stay in school and away from gangs and drugs.
Latin American Folk
Music from the United States and Latin America with lyrics about political protest and social aspirations, "songs of the movimiento," mixed with Latin American folk music.
This program showcases traditional music from diverse areas of the world, from bluegrass to charangos, from Celtic to Filipino songs.
Southeast Asian Music
Feem Koom Xov Tooj Cua (Hmong Program)
Hmong folk and contemporary music brought by refugees from their ancestral home in the Laotian highlands with public affairs talk.