American Routes

Series produced by American Routes

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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.


477 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Snooks Eaglin
featuring Sonny Burgess and Snooks Eaglin

  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Willie Nelson
featuring Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary, Willie Nelson, Henry Gray, Charlie Musselwhite and more

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Shannon Powell
featuring JM Van Eaton, Zigaboo Modeliste, Tito Puente, Ben Riley and Shannon Powell

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Jerry Lee Lewis House and Museum
featuring the Lewis Family Museum, Haney's Big House and New Orleans Jazz Funeral

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Marty Stuart and Connie Smith
with Marty Stuart and Connie Smith; Trombone Shorty and James Andrews; Marc and Anne Savoy; the Black Keys; Joan Baez

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Bobby Rush
Bobby Rush and Sonny Landreth

  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:56
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Sea Breeze Beach, NC and San Diego Surfers

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Jim Kweskin Jug Band
Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Jim Kweskin, Jerry Garcia, Alan Lomax, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt and more

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Buckwheat Zydeco
with Delbert McClinton and Buckwheat Zydeco

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Billie Holiday
featuring Catherine Russell and Cassandra Wilson

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Lloyd "Teddy" Johnson, Credit: Nina Feldman
featuring James "Chicken Scratch" Johnson, Teddy's Juke Joint and performances recorded live at the 2016 Baton Rouge Blues Festival

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Woody Guthrie
featuring Nora and Arlo Guthrie, Guy Logsdon, Pete Seeger and more.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: James Blood Ulmer
featuring James "Blood" Ulmer and Tracy Nelson

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Dom Flemmons
featuring the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Ray Charles, Johnnie Johnson and more

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Van Dyke Parks
with Tom McDermott and Van Dyke Parks

  • Added: May 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Drink Small
with Dan Sheehy, BB King, Drink Small, aerialist Dolly Jacobs and more

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Charles Neville
with Charles Neville, Charles Lloyd, Sonny Rollins, Yusef Lateef and Sam Butera

  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Flaco Jiménez
featuring Flaco Jiménez and Eddie Palmieri

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Marty Stuart
with Marty & Hilda Stuart

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:56
Caption: Shannon Powell
featuring JM Van Eaton, Zigaboo Modeliste, Tito Puente, Ben Riley and Shannon Powell

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:58