American Routes

Series produced by American Routes

Caption: American Routes
American Routes 

American Routes, hosted by Nick Spitzer, is a weekly two-hour public radio program produce at Tulane University in New Orleans. It has been exclusively distributed by PRX since 2011. The show presents a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical.

American Routes is exclusively distributed by PRX and is represented by Ken Mills Agency, LLC. Carriage fees for American Routes are billed separately from PRX.

Fees for American Routes are based on Nielsen Audio market size. They range between $1,000 per quarter for stations in the largest markets to $250 per quarter for smaller and unrated markets. For more information please contact Ken Mills at 612-819-8456 or publicradio@hotmail.com.


498 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: William Bell
celebrating the 2020 NEA National Heritage Fellows

  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58

  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:57

  • Added: Nov 03, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Vote! , Credit: with permission by Globe Collection and Press at MICA
A soundtrack in words and music to get you to the polls.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58

  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Elvis at Home
with music from Mavis Staples, Elvis, Bill Monroe, and Louis Armstrong.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Dr. Michael White
with the Doucet Brothers, Original Liberty Jazz Band, and Topsy Chapman

  • Added: Oct 06, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58

  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Bessie Smith , Credit: Carl Van Vechten, restored by Adam Cuerden
featuring Annika Chambers, a 21st Century blues woman and classic Bessie Smith songs by Dinah Washington, Nina Simone and Alberta Hunter.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: The Marsalis Family
A tribute to the late pianist Ellis Marsalis, Jr. and his musical sons Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo, and Jason.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Flaco Jiménez & Max Baca
with Flaco Jimenez, Sunny and the Sunliners, Augie Meyers and Max Baca

  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: French Quarter Festival
With Kermit Ruffins, Don Vappie, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes and his Sunspots, the Original Pinettes Brass Band, the Iguanas, and Corey Henry’s Tremé Fun...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Fats Domino’s house in the Lower Ninth Ward, four months after Hurricane Katrina, 2005, Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
a look back at the catastrophe, recovery and renewed hope for the culture of the Crescent City with Dr. John, Irma Thomas, the Rebirth Brass Band a...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Aug 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58

  • Added: Aug 11, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58

  • Added: Jul 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:57

  • Added: Jul 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:58