The Appetizer Radio Show

Series produced by D. Grant Smith

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Tasting, savoring and experiencing the flavors of great albums from known and emerging indie musicians. This free 59 minute weekly program delivers 2 hours of fantastic music from artists you know, and a few you don't. Building a music experience similar to the groovy restaurant all your close friends gather at to enjoy something profoundly interesting each and every week.

Music is a many splendid thing. Fortunately there is more than one way to serve up music, with a variety of styles and genres appealing to audiences who want to fully experience musical flavors. The Appetizer Radio Show is dedicated to providing this unique listening experience by serving up a blend of styles from a few artists you know while also introducing audiences to new and emerging talent.

Singles are fleeting. The real gold for a songwriter is in their songbook, experienced through the album. Each week, this syndicated program presents a variety of albums that highlight albums and the artists who make them. Featuring a blend of musical styles in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternative, and cross-over genres of R&B, soul, and blues, The Appetizer Radio Show delivers music discovery in an engaging way that showcases albums for your audience's music collection. Hide full description

Music is a many splendid thing. Fortunately there is more than one way to serve up music, with a variety of styles and genres appealing to audiences who want to fully experience musical flavors. The Appetizer Radio Show is dedicated to providing this unique listening experience by serving up a blend of styles from a few artists you know while also introducing audiences to new and emerging talent. Singles are fleeting. The real gold for a songwriter is in their songbook, experienced through the album. Each week, this syndicated program presents a variety of albums that highlight albums and the artists who make them. Featuring a blend of musical styles in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternative, and cross-over genres of R&B, soul, and blues, The Appetizer Radio Show delivers music... Show full description


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Our short mini-series concludes with more indie music to span the journey that we take in life towards love from indie musicians like feature artis...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Over the past 2 years, love has been a big focus on this show. The joys, trials, beauty and heartbreak are all a part of the human story. This shor...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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It's been a great year in music! This time we look back at our favorite albums and releases from 2018 including Brandi Carlile, Trevor Hall, Elliot...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This season, we celebrate the spirit of the holidays with original Christmas music on the subjects of peace, joy, and love. A few fan favorites and...

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Music in our companion through good times and bad. It gives us insights into our lives in ways that few other art forms do. This time we experience...

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this holiday season, when there aren't as many themed programs for the Thanksgiving holiday, we invite listeners to enjoy music that celebrates ...

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Everyone dreams of love. Finding that special someone to partner with, have romance, share your story with. Whether you're searching for that speci...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Picking up from our previous episode, the mini-series concludes with more great music about the human story. A story of ups, downs, trials and vict...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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While compiling a massive playlist, we picked a series of songs from one particular group that focuses on various aspects of the human story that a...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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It's hard to believe that 15 years ago on September 20, 2003 we began our journey as a bearer of great musical offerings. This week we celebrate ou...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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Playing on the theme of relationships that come and go, and those that come back again, this curated selection of music features songs about this s...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Our trilogy concludes with a curated selection of singer-songwriters including Bruce Springsteen, Iron and Wine, Susan Enan, Drew Holcomb and the N...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Our series continues with uplifting music in alt-rock from Smashing Pumpkins, Further Seems Forever and much more.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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This week's curated playlist features music of an uplifting power, and celebrates many of the songwriters we've featured and introduced to the worl...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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This year marks our 8th anniversary of our annual Cover Song special. This time we celebrate with re-invented versions of 80s classics originally p...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Our Valentine's Day Special continues with more great love songs that capture hearts and minds. We'll do some of the best romantic loves songs from...

Bought by KACU and WOUB


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Our Valentine's Special continues with music that taps into the philosophical and transformational power of love. Go beyond the romance to capture ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This year for Valentine's Day, we're celebrating with a series of love songs that capture the fullness of LOVE, not just the romantic side. This h...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Thanksgiving week, I have a series of songs from fantastic albums that are all about gathering together in appreciation. There’s a trend that...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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On a recent trip to a local record shop, D Grant Smith found a few golden nuggets that had been cast aside. Fortunately for him and now for you, it...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00