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Thursday 12/18
6:00 pm – Thursday Midnight Franny Thomas
Franny Thomas

Franny Thomas would like to set the record straight: her first name is spelled with a Y. When not hanging out at The Loft (usually alphabetizing stacks of CDs), she can be found trolling the D.C. area for live music, hiking to the top of mountains and searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

Friday 12/19
12:00 am – 2:00 am American Roots Radio with Bernie Taupin EPISODE 100
American Roots Radio with Bernie Taupin EPISODE 100

On this remarkably eclectic, entertaining and enlightening adventure through every genre of American music, you'll hear everyone from Robert Johnson to Little Richard to the Rat Pack, all hand-picked from Bernie's own music collection, The Ranch Archives, with fascinating commentary and insight from the legendary Brown Dirt Cowboy himself.

2:00 am – 4:00 am Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight
Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight

A most-respected figure in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa brings his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide variety of guests on a range of subjects beyond their own projects. Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes make Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.

4:00 am – 6:00 am Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight
Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight

A most-respected figure in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa brings his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide variety of guests on a range of subjects beyond their own projects. Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes make Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.

6:00 am – 10:00 am Wake Up Sets
Wake Up Sets

Get your day started with Mike Marrone's hand-picked and eclectic tunes - Mike will take you on a musical ride filled with twists, turns and plenty of new music.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Mike Marrone
Mike Marrone

The Loft's original architect and Program Director, Mike has a long and storied history at the forefront of new radio. He was one of the pioneers of Alternative Radio, and involved from the very beginning in the development of the AAA format and web radio. He is a fountain of music knowledge and passionate family man.

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meg Griffin
Meg Griffin

A bona-fide radio legend and one of a handful of DJs celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum, "Megless" actually went to school to be a veterinarian, but after getting a gig at a college radio station, she was hooked. 30 years in radio later, we can see her instincts were spot on.

6:00 pm – Friday Midnight Franny Thomas
Franny Thomas

Franny Thomas would like to set the record straight: her first name is spelled with a Y. When not hanging out at The Loft (usually alphabetizing stacks of CDs), she can be found trolling the D.C. area for live music, hiking to the top of mountains and searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

Saturday 12/20
12:00 am – 1:00 am Your Roots Are Showing with Franny Thomas
Your Roots Are Showing with Franny Thomas

From the first banjo-sprinkled note to the final whine of the pedal steel, this show is an exploration of modern music that sips from the jugs of country, folk, blues and rock and roll to form something that can't be defined by any fancy schmancy "genre." It is music proud to bare its roots.

1:00 am – 6:00 am Loft After Dark
Loft After Dark

Wile the night away with a free-form journey through the enormous Loft Library.

6:00 am – 12:00 pm Franny Thomas
Franny Thomas

Franny Thomas would like to set the record straight: her first name is spelled with a Y. When not hanging out at The Loft (usually alphabetizing stacks of CDs), she can be found trolling the D.C. area for live music, hiking to the top of mountains and searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Loft Sessions - Strand Of Oaks
Loft Sessions - Strand Of Oaks

Ditch your shoes, grab a bean bag, and join us when we invite our favorite artists up to The Loft and ask them to create their ideal intimate musical session. This can include their own songs and the stories behind them, and sometimes even a cover or two. This week a mindblowing new session from Strand Of Oaks!

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm In Spite Of All The Danger
In Spite Of All The Danger

Mike Marrone will host this new 1 hour edition of Danger, a detailed look and listen to the most exciting emerging artists regardless of genre, newest sounds we’ve found and even important archival reissues.

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Mike Marrone
Mike Marrone

The Loft's original architect and Program Director, Mike has a long and storied history at the forefront of new radio. He was one of the pioneers of Alternative Radio, and involved from the very beginning in the development of the AAA format and web radio. He is a fountain of music knowledge and passionate family man.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm American Roots Radio with Bernie Taupin
American Roots Radio with Bernie Taupin

On this remarkably eclectic, entertaining and enlightening adventure through every genre of American music, you'll hear everyone from Robert Johnson to Little Richard to the Rat Pack, all hand-picked from Bernie's own music collection, The Ranch Archives, with fascinating commentary and insight from the legendary Brown Dirt Cowboy himself.

8:00 pm – Saturday Midnight Meg Griffin
Meg Griffin

A bona-fide radio legend and one of a handful of DJs celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum, "Megless" actually went to school to be a veterinarian, but after getting a gig at a college radio station, she was hooked. 30 years in radio later, we can see her instincts were spot on.

Sunday 12/21
12:00 am – 2:00 am Lou Reed's New York Shuffle with Hal Wilner
Lou Reed's New York Shuffle with Hal Wilner

Lou says, “I’ve always been a fan of eclectic radio. DJs who did their own programming set the bar high.“ Reed and producer Willner bring you everything from jazz to vintage rock.

2:00 am – 6:00 am Loft After Dark
Loft After Dark

Wile the night away with a free-form journey through the enormous Loft Library.

6:00 am – 12:00 pm The Loft Over Easy
The Loft Over Easy

Start your Sunday with the mellow side of The Loft. Six uninterrupted, hand crafted hours featuring touches of Rock, Folk, Jazz and everything in between, as well as a heafty dose of exclusive live performances.

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm David Johansen's Mansion Of Fun
David Johansen's Mansion Of Fun

New York Dolls founder and musicologist David Johansen plays music from all over the map; the jungles of Africa to the Bayou of Louisiana, from Duke Ellington to Phil Spector.

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meg Griffin's Disorder
Meg Griffin's Disorder

Meg is a bona-fide radio legend and one of a handful of DJs celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum's exhibit honoring the greatest personalities to grace the airwaves! We are truly honored to have "Megless" with us on The Loft.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Your Roots Are Showing with Franny Thomas
Your Roots Are Showing with Franny Thomas

From the first banjo-sprinkled note to the final whine of the pedal steel, this show is an exploration of modern music that sips from the jugs of country, folk, blues and rock and roll to form something that can't be defined by any fancy schmancy "genre." It is music proud to bare its roots.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm In Spite Of All The Danger
In Spite Of All The Danger

Mike Marrone will host this new 1 hour edition of Danger, a detailed look and listen to the most exciting emerging artists regardless of genre, newest sounds we’ve found and even important archival reissues.

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight
Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight

A most-respected figure in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa brings his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide variety of guests on a range of subjects beyond their own projects. Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes make Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.

10:00 pm – Sunday Midnight Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight
Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight

A most-respected figure in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa brings his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide variety of guests on a range of subjects beyond their own projects. Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes make Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.

Monday 12/22
12:00 am – 1:00 am Loft Sessions - Strand Of Oaks
Loft Sessions - Strand Of Oaks

Ditch your shoes, grab a bean bag, and join us when we invite our favorite artists up to The Loft and ask them to create their ideal intimate musical session. This can include their own songs and the stories behind them, and sometimes even a cover or two. This week a mindblowing new session from Strand Of Oaks!

1:00 am – 2:00 am In Spite Of All The Danger
In Spite Of All The Danger

Mike Marrone will host this new 1 hour edition of Danger, a detailed look and listen to the most exciting emerging artists regardless of genre, newest sounds we’ve found and even important archival reissues.

2:00 am – 3:00 am Your Roots Are Showing with Franny Thomas
Your Roots Are Showing with Franny Thomas

From the first banjo-sprinkled note to the final whine of the pedal steel, this show is an exploration of modern music that sips from the jugs of country, folk, blues and rock and roll to form something that can't be defined by any fancy schmancy "genre." It is music proud to bare its roots.

3:00 am – 6:00 am Loft After Dark
Loft After Dark

Wile the night away with a free-form journey through the enormous Loft Library.

6:00 am – 12:00 pm The History Of The Loft Sessions
The History Of The Loft Sessions

In Celebration of the 400th episode of The Loft Sessions, Franny and Mike explore the rich musical history of the series. Filled with amazing and exclusive live performances as well as the inside story behind the scenes.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Loft Sessions
Loft Sessions

Ditch your shoes, grab a bean bag, and join us when we invite our favorite artists up to The Loft and ask them to create their ideal intimate musical session. This can include their own songs and the stories behind them, and sometimes even a cover or two.

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Ho Ho Ho with Megless
Ho Ho Ho with Megless

The legendary Meg Griffin takes us on a two hour journey through her rich musical world, presenting her unique spin on music of the Season.

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Dan-O The Red Nosed DJ
Dan-O The Red Nosed DJ

Dan Neer has proved to be an MVP this year in The Loft and his two hour jaunt through the “Holiday” section of our enormous Loft Library promises to be as essential as leaving cookies for Santa!

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Playin’ Records with Mike and Ian McLagan
Playin’ Records with Mike and Ian McLagan

We lost one of the finest musicians of our era and one of the truly great gentlemen with the passing of “Mac” last month. His quick visit with Mike to spin some tunes a few months ago wound up being a farewell that left everyone smiling. R.I.P. Ian Patrick McLagan you will be missed.

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Roots In Residence Review 2014 (pt 1)
Roots In Residence Review 2014 (pt 1)

We had so many brilliant artists play and co-host Your Roots R Showing this year that we need a two-part special to fully appreciate the magic. Franny Thomas brings it in a pair of 4 hour episodes packed to overflow with exclusive live performances.

10:00 pm – Monday Midnight A FrannyDay Spectacular!
A FrannyDay Spectacular!

When it comes to Holiday Spirit, it’s tough to top our Queen of Twang Franny Thomas. Spend the quickest two hours of your life with Franny at the controls of a hootin’ and hollerin’ stack of Holiday wax!

Tuesday 12/23
12:00 am – 6:00 am Loft After Dark
Loft After Dark

Wile the night away with a free-form journey through the enormous Loft Library.

6:00 am – 9:00 am The Loft Year In Review 2014 Pt 1
The Loft Year In Review 2014 Pt 1

It has become tradition to have Mike and Franny wrap up the year in Loft Music together. They certainly have a plate full this year as the new music of 2014 has been one of the strongest in our history. As usual they will cover the records released, the musical guests and what went on behind the scenes in 2014 at The Loft in two 3 hour episodes.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Playin’ Records with Mike and Robert Gordon
Playin’ Records with Mike and Robert Gordon

Playin’ Records with Mike finds Loft Program Director Mike Marrone locked in the massive Loft Music Library with one superstar after another. Hear the stories behind the music and learn what some of the finest musicians of our generation like to play on their home stereo.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm In Spite Of All The Danger
In Spite Of All The Danger

Mike Marrone will host this new 1 hour edition of Danger, a detailed look and listen to the most exciting emerging artists regardless of genre, newest sounds we’ve found and even important archival reissues.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Roots In Residence Review 2014 (pt 2)
Roots In Residence Review 2014 (pt 2)

We had so many brilliant artists play and co-host Your Roots R Showing this year that we need a two-part special to fully appreciate the magic. Franny Thomas brings it in a pair of 4 hour episodes packed to overflow with exclusive live performances.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Artist Confidential - Jackson Browne
Artist Confidential - Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne brought his full band to our studios to record an episode of this long running series in front of a live audience. Hosted by Mike Marrone, this hour contains a few live classics, some great inside stories and a batch of live versions of Jackson’s brilliant new record, “Standing In The Breach.”

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm American Roots Radio with Bernie Taupin
American Roots Radio with Bernie Taupin

On this remarkably eclectic, entertaining and enlightening adventure through every genre of American music, you'll hear everyone from Robert Johnson to Little Richard to the Rat Pack, all hand-picked from Bernie's own music collection, The Ranch Archives, with fascinating commentary and insight from the legendary Brown Dirt Cowboy himself.

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Dan-O The Red Nosed DJ
Dan-O The Red Nosed DJ

Dan Neer has proved to be an MVP this year in The Loft and his two hour jaunt through the “Holiday” section of our enormous Loft Library promises to be as essential as leaving cookies for Santa!

10:00 pm – Tuesday Midnight Ho Ho Ho with Megless
Ho Ho Ho with Megless

The legendary Meg Griffin takes us on a two hour journey through her rich musical world, presenting her unique spin on music of the Season.

Wednesday 12/24
12:00 am – 3:00 am David Johansen's Mansion Of Fun
David Johansen's Mansion Of Fun

New York Dolls founder and musicologist David Johansen plays music from all over the map; the jungles of Africa to the Bayou of Louisiana, from Duke Ellington to Phil Spector.

3:00 am – 6:00 am Meg Griffin's Disorder
Meg Griffin's Disorder

Meg is a bona-fide radio legend and one of a handful of DJs celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum's exhibit honoring the greatest personalities to grace the airwaves! We are truly honored to have "Megless" with us on The Loft.

6:00 am – 8:00 am A FrannyDay Spectacular!
A FrannyDay Spectacular!

When it comes to Holiday Spirit, it’s tough to top our Queen of Twang Franny Thomas. Spend the quickest two hours of your life with Franny at the controls of a hootin’ and hollerin’ stack of Holiday wax!

8:00 am – 10:00 am Dan-O The Red Nosed DJ
Dan-O The Red Nosed DJ

Dan Neer has proved to be an MVP this year in The Loft and his two hour jaunt through the “Holiday” section of our enormous Loft Library promises to be as essential as leaving cookies for Santa!

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Mike Marrone
Mike Marrone

The Loft's original architect and Program Director, Mike has a long and storied history at the forefront of new radio. He was one of the pioneers of Alternative Radio, and involved from the very beginning in the development of the AAA format and web radio. He is a fountain of music knowledge and passionate family man.

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight
Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight

A most-respected figure in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa brings his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide variety of guests on a range of subjects beyond their own projects. Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes make Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Playin’ Records with Mike and Ian McLagan
Playin’ Records with Mike and Ian McLagan

We lost one of the finest musicians of our era and one of the truly great gentlemen with the passing of “Mac” last month. His quick visit with Mike to spin some tunes a few months ago wound up being a farewell that left everyone smiling. R.I.P. Ian Patrick McLagan you will be missed.

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Ho Ho Ho with Megless
Ho Ho Ho with Megless

The legendary Meg Griffin takes us on a two hour journey through her rich musical world, presenting her unique spin on music of the Season.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Loft Sessions
Loft Sessions

Ditch your shoes, grab a bean bag, and join us when we invite our favorite artists up to The Loft and ask them to create their ideal intimate musical session. This can include their own songs and the stories behind them, and sometimes even a cover or two.

6:00 pm – Wednesday Midnight The History Of The Loft Sessions
The History Of The Loft Sessions

In Celebration of the 400th episode of The Loft Sessions, Franny and Mike explore the rich musical history of the series. Filled with amazing and exclusive live performances as well as the inside story behind the scenes.



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