Shows: Specialty

Our specialty shows offer unique radio experiences. Close listening is encouraged.

Be sure to check out the Friday Focus Show

Monday

Start Stop Show DJ  
9:00pm 12:00am

The Evil Show

The purest blues sounds of the century from the early days of recording to today.
Dave Waldman

Tuesday

10:00pm 12:00am

Radio Dada

'Radio Dada is an experimental format that features an extremely wide array of sounds, challenging the listener's preconceptions. Tune in to hear live remixes, phonomanipulations, guest artists, & wild improvisations. All participation is welcomed- inspired listeners should make requests, or play along at home.
Roo Gatsby

Wednesday

12:00am 1:00am

Radio Dada

'Radio Dada is an experimental format that features an extremely wide array of sounds, challenging the listener's preconceptions. Tune in to hear live remixes, phonomanipulations, guest artists, & wild improvisations. All participation is welcomed- inspired listeners should make requests, or play along at home.
Roo Gatsby

Thursday

9:00pm 12:00am

The Dusties Party

The music that’s been widely sampled in Hip-Hop, Pop, and modern R&B, in its original form. From the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, The Dusties Party spins the best and rarest of Soul, Funk, Jazz, and Blues. The best 3-hour party happening on this side of the airwaves.
» Web site
DJ Gary T.

Friday

7:00pm 9:00pm

Friday Focus Show

Tune in to hear rock DJs kick some knowledge about a single band, theme, or musical style.
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Saturday

7:00pm 12:00am

The Blues Excursion

Spend Saturday night with WHPK’s unofficial radio personality Arkansas Red. Arkansas sings along to his favorite blues, talks to listeners over the air, and lambastes the competition. Not to be missed!
Arkansas Red

Sunday

6:00pm 7:30pm

Boppin’ with Bob

Classic rockabilly.
Bob Miner
    — Alternating with —  

From the Subway to the Street Corner

Dangerous doo-wop.
Bob Miner
7:30pm 9:00pm

Sitting in the Park

Chicago soul and group soul, mainly from the ’60s through the the early ’70s. You’ll also hear interviews with soul groups. Check out the show’s website for more information and exclusive interview archives.
Bob Abrahamian
10:00pm 12:00am

Underground Dance Show

Hey Chicago its time to party to some music we created.. House Music!! Check out The Underground Dance show featuring interviews, mixes, new & old tracks from djs, artists and producers who started, established and stamped this music what is it today...Styles ranging from '70s Disco, Funk, Progressive, Jazzy, Acid, Deep Soul and many more has evolved from this style of music and we are here to showcase them.. From the South Side of Chicago and around the globe this music has inspired a soulful, peaceful state of mind to free yourself.. Tune in on Sundays from 10pm to Midnight to hear the best House Music Live on WHPK 88.5 FM!!
DJ Snooze
& Derrick da Deacon
& Tony Washington