Holiday Programs for Sunday, Dec 23
Happy Holidays from KRTS Marfa! Here’s a rundown of the special programs we have scheduled for today.
Noon: Home For The Holidays - Willie Nelson, Kelly Willis, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Asleep at the Wheel, Ruthie Foster, the Rev. Horton Heat and many more are among the featured artists in this hour-long seasonal music showcase. There are inventive reworkings of some holiday classics, surprising originals, and exclusive live music recorded in KUT's legendary 'Studio 1A'. Hosted by David Brown of KUT's Texas Music Matters.
5 PM: Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show - Clarence Fountain and his legendary gospel group have won four Grammy Awards in as many years. In this program, they present their own take on Christmas classics, along with some gospel favorites like "I'm a Soldier in the Army of the Lord."
6PM: Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol - An updated version of a public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations. Also featuring Mimi Kennedy.
7PM: A West Texas Jazz Christmas - Hear the best of holiday jazz as selected by KRTS Jazz host Dave Leonnig.