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Flagpole Radio Cafe (the podcast)

Dec 24, 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Flagpole Radio Cafe! This bonus episode includes Christmas/Holiday-themed songs from the FRC Orchestra, and skits performed by the FRC Repertory Theater, all from the December 7th show featuring Lucy Kaplansky.

You'll hear holiday classics and a few twists on traditions. 

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Dec 19, 2019

Lucy started out singing in Chicago folk music clubs as a teenager. The New York Times noted, "Easy to predict stardom for her." But, convinced her calling was in another direction, Lucy dropped it all to become a clinical psychologist. But she never stopped singing. She was often pulled back in to the studio by...


Dec 13, 2019

Catch all the music performed by the Flagpole Radio Cafe Orchestra at our December 7th LIVE SHOW! Get in the holiday spirit with classic Christmas songs and folk/pop/rock covers. Also including a beautiful collaboration with special guest, Lucy Kaplansky.

FRCO includes Rick Brodsky, Francine Wheeler, Cadence...


Dec 4, 2019

Missed the show on November 9th? Want to relive the comedy? Martin and Barb recap the skits from the live show, including "2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Trading Cards," "N-OBGYN," "Herold and the Black Sharpie," and episode 1 of "Blanche Cavuto: Psychic Detective"

For more information about our next show...


Nov 21, 2019

Slambovian Circus of Dreams is known for their electrifying live performances. Their style is described as moody, alt-roots-rock, surreal Americana with an eclectic instrumental arsenal. Pioneers of the Americana genre, they enjoy a devoted and passionate following.

The band has toured nationally and abroad, and in...