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

646 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Cha Wa
with Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson and Cha Wa

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Terence Blanchard
featuring Terence Blanchard, the Coen Brothers and music from Green Book and other films

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
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featuring Delta and Hill Country Blues recorded by Mississippi folklorist Bill Ferris and traditional jazz from the French Quarter by Doreen Ketchens

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Ray Charles
Conversations with Ray Charles and those closest to him, from our archives

  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Jim Lauderdale
featuring Judy Collins & Jim Lauderdale, and musical selections from Bo Diddley, the Four Tops and Johnny Cash

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Dan Auerbach
Featuring Dan Auerbach and Joel Savoy

  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Elvis Presley
Celebrating Elvis' birthday with DJ Fontana, Sam Phillips, Scotty Moore, and more...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Soul Rebels Brass Band
featuring Soul Rebels, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Samantha Fish, and more

  • Added: Dec 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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featuring holiday tunes from Duke Ellington, Los Straightjackets, Joni Mitchell, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and more.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Eric Anderson
Samantha Fish and Eric Anderson

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Jerry Douglas
Jerry Douglas and Guitar Shorty

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Anders Osborne
featuring Anders Osborne, Little Freddie King, Dr. Michael White, and more.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Barbara Lynn
featuring Barbara Lynn, and other past and present recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Robert Finley with Dan Auerbach
featuring the Black Keys, Robert Finley, and Luke Winslow King

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Jerry Lee and Linda Gail Lewis
featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, and sisters Linda Gail and Frankie Jean

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Joe Ely
featuring Joe Ely and Roscoe Robinson

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Fats Domino
Featuring a tribute to the late Fats Domino, Albert Lee, and Billy Boy Arnold

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59