Cygnus is Old-School, Free-Form Radio.

ASCAP & BMI Licensed

Cygnus Radio On Demand

Missed a show? No problem! Recently aired shows are archived for your convenience.

Read More

Live Radio Shows!

See which DJ's are spinning live, and when.

Read More

Download The Free App!

Hey, there's an app for that! Download the Official Cygnus Radio App. It's FREE!

Read More

On The Fly

Frank Critelli & Kelly Jewel LIVE at Ted’s 2 troubodors unifinying folks with their’ music PLAYLIST Jack And Diane, John Cougar Melencamp Against The Wind, Bob Seger Tonight, Frank Critelli Frank Critelli’s Dream, Frank Critelli Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby, Port City Trio She May Be Yours, Port City Trio She’s

Read More

The Backroom 1.31.23

New music from The Everettes and The Savants of Soul, leading to a bunch of songs recorded in Muscle Shoals, the hit recording capital of the world! Then, some divine intervention and Frank’s latest hit!

the Allison Transmission w/ Dave Calabrese 01.31.23

today we get the dirty bizness of the last day of January and assorted other stuff outta the way (maybe Reale-ity Radio) starting at 9am and then , clear the decks, as trapper dave calabrese returns with another juicy collection of tunes from 10-noon. the allison transmission-made fresh daily Everyday I Write The Book

Read More

Capital Radio, 1-30-23: Tom Verlaine, RIP

The death on Saturday of the endlessly inventive guitarist and rocker Tom Verlaine at 73 meant we spent an hour going through his work in his band Television, live and in the studio, along with work he did with Patti Smith, Luna and an all-star band for a Dylan bio pick.  A second major loss

Read More

the Allison Transmission w/frank critelli 01.29.23

a quirky week ahead awaits. monday frank is here. we’ll talk about the tour. tuesday , we get to the guts (wayback and such) starting at 9am . then it’s 2 hours of trapper Dave . wednesday seems normal from here (although another episode of UBADJ will air). then thursday begins at 8 and ends

Read More

Deranged Radio 1/27/23

Evan Johns & the H-Bombs/The Tail Gators/The Jayhawks/Why Not Satellite/Dan Baird & Homemade Sin/Forrest Harlow & His Band/The Slambovian Circus of Dreams/Trailer Bride/16 Horsepower/Tarantella/The Decemberists/Jim Carpenter & Southern Fiction/Chris Spedding/John Hiatt/The Manchurians/Rockpile/Vince Thompson/Churchwood/Ian Hunter/Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music/The Outlets/The Windbreakers/The Reducers/X/The Wyrd Brothers/Lou Reed/The Dream Syndicate/The Psychedelic Furs/Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians/The Smithereens/Visage/Johnny Marr/David Bowie/The Godfathers/The

Read More

the loco archives 01.29.23

this sunday (01.29) at noonish on’s loco archives show, two great shows from the more than 34 year history of thelocalbandsshow as aired on wplr…original commercials, concert calendar and your hosts the one and only james velvet and rick allison part one aired January 22nd 2006 you’ll hear:the limit…living trust..kilroy..the breakfast…pencilgrass…the mambo sons…and the

Read More