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Afternoon Concert on WUOT
Weekdays from 1-4 p.m.

WUOT's afternoon classical music program airs from 1-4 p.m. each weekday. 

Classics for Kids airs Mondays at 3 p.m. (rpt. of previous Saturday's show)

NOTE: Playlists are not posted during fund drive weeks in the fall and spring.


  • Melony Dodson talks with Maestro Aram Demirjian and pianist, Joyce Yang, about the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's April 2024 Masterworks Concert, featuring Holst's "The Planets" and the Piano Concerto by Jonathan Leshnoff.
  • Melony Dodson talks with Maestro Aram Demirjian about the upcoming Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Chamber Classics performance, which kicks off the "Cosmos Festival." The concert is Sunday April 14th at 2:30pm in the historic Bijou Theatre in downtown Knoxville.
  • Kelle Jolly sits down with Todd Steed to talk about her ten years hosting her popular Jazz Jam program. Kelle shares her thoughts about the evolution of the show and reveals some surprises about her audience. We can't wait for the next 10 years. Enjoy Jazz Jam every Friday night at 8:00.
  • WUTK and WUOT team up to recap this year's epic Big Ears Festival. Melony Dodson, Carter Moore, Lincoln Bohrer and Todd Steed dish on their favorite performances, unexpected pleasures and the community vibe of this year's festival.
  • Melony Dodson talks with Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Aoife O'Donovan. Her new album, All My Friends, is released on March 22nd, and commemorates the passing of the 19th Amendment. Scored for orchestra, girls' chorus, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and voice, All My Friends will be performed at the Big Ears Festival 2024.
  • Melony Dodson talks with members of the Grammy award-winning quartet, Third Coast Percussion, who performs at the 2024 Big Ears Festival. They will present music by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Jlin, Tyondai Braxton, Devonte Hynes, Ivan Trevino, and more.
  • Myra Melford talks with Todd Steed about her upcoming Big Ears performance this Saturday at the Bijou with her dynamic Fire and Water Quintet.
  • Charles Lloyd talked with Chris Woodhull about his, new amazing recording, The Sky Will Still Be There Tomorrow. They also discuss his upcoming Big Ears performance and the new documentary, Charles Lloyd: Arrows Into Infinity, showing at the festival.
  • Melony Dodson talks with Rhiannon Giddens, Artistic Director of the Silkroad Ensemble, about American Railroad and the Grammy Award-winning ensemble's upcoming performance at the Big Ears Festival 2024. Giddens also discusses her other performances at the festival, including collaborations with Christian McBride, Francesco Turrisi, and many others.
  • Guitarist and composer Julian Lage returns to the Big Ears Festival. He talks with Todd Steed about his affinity for Knoxville, his latest recording and how he changed things up for his upcoming tour.