IPR Holiday Schedule 2018 - Studio One

When viewing our Studio One holiday schedule below, please note that the programs are listed sequentially by broadcast time each day. Maps showing the News/Studio One signals and where they can be found are available by clicking the program stream after each program title.

For a printable view of the IPR Studio One holiday broadcast schedule, click here.

To view all of our holiday programming, click here.

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December 6
December 7
December 16
December 17
December 23
December 24 – Christmas Eve
December 25 – Christmas Day
December 26


DECEMBER 6:

Studio One Tracks: "A Conquered Christmas" from the Des Moines Social Club
7 - 10 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
Iowa Public Radio presents its 4th annual LIVE "A Conquered Christmas," a radio special hosted by Iowa musical artist Christopher the Conquered, featuring a variety of special guests performing classic songs of the season as well as new songs celebrating thankfulness, unity, and love. 


DECEMBER 7:

Studio One Tracks: "A Conquered Christmas" from the Des Moines Social Club
7 - 10 am on Studio One online
Iowa Public Radio presents its 4th annual LIVE "A Conquered Christmas," a radio special hosted by Iowa musical artist Christopher the Conquered, featuring a variety of special guests performing classic songs of the season as well as new songs celebrating thankfulness, unity, and love. 


DECEMBER 16:

An Irish Christmas In America
1 - 5 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
This beloved and heartfelt show delivers a fascinating mix of Irish music, song, dance and stories. Backed by evocative photos depicting Irish winter traditions, the production provides a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as well as a fun-filled, family-friendly start to the holidays. 


DECEMBER 17:

An Irish Christmas In America
1 - 4 pm on Studio One online
This beloved and heartfelt show delivers a fascinating mix of Irish music, song, dance and stories. Backed by evocative photos depicting Irish winter traditions, the production provides a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as well as a fun-filled, family-friendly start to the holidays. 


DECEMBER 23:

A Folk Tree Solstice
1 - 2 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
Join IPR's Karen Impola for music celebrating the winter solstice. Featuring a range of Folk music in celebration of the season, you'll be sure to enjoy the start of the holiday week. 

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn
2 - 3 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
First launched in 2003, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn reflects the compelling and diverse offerings of the weekly national radio program. With legends of music, song, and dance from the Celtic world and beyond poised to take the stage together, this show is one of the chestnuts of live holiday music. 

The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
3 - 5 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
A two-hour musical celebration of the winter holidays - Christmas, the Solstice, New Year's, and Twelfth Night - featuring traditional carols, anthems, hymns, motets, wassails, spirituals, children's game-songs, and folk dance tunes excepted from live Christmas Revels productions presented around the country. 


DECEMBER 24 - Christmas Eve:

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn
1 - 2 pm on Studio One online
First launched in 2003, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn reflects the compelling and diverse offerings of the weekly national radio program. With legends of music, song, and dance from the Celtic world and beyond poised to take the stage together, this show is one of the chestnuts of live holiday music. 

The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
2 - 4 pm on Studio One online
A two-hour musical celebration of the winter holidays - Christmas, the Solstice, New Year's, and Twelfth Night - featuring traditional carols, anthems, hymns, motets, wassails, spirituals, children's game-songs, and folk dance tunes excepted from live Christmas Revels productions presented around the country. 

Bob Dorr's Rockin' Christmas Eve
7 - 10 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
Every year Bob hosts his "Rockin' Christmas Eve." This year's broadcast is the 44th out of the last 46 Christmas eves that Bob's hosted on Iowa Public Radio. The music is all holiday songs from all eras and all music styles, some of it picked out by listener request. Join Bob and Iowa Public Radio this Rockin' Christmas Eve!


DECEMBER 25 - Christmas Day:

Bob Dorr's Rockin' Christmas Eve
7 - 10 am on Studio One online
Every year Bob hosts his "Rockin' Christmas Eve." This year's broadcast is the 44th out of the last 46 Christmas eves that Bob's hosted on Iowa Public Radio. The music is all holiday songs from all eras and all music styles, some of it picked out by listener request. Join Bob and Iowa Public Radio this Rockin' Christmas Eve!

Studio One Tracks: "A Conquered Christmas"
7 - 9 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
Iowa Public Radio presents its 4th annual "A Conquered Christmas," a radio special hosted by Iowa musical artist Christopher the Conquered, featuring a variety of special guests performing classic songs of the season as well as new songs celebrating thankfulness, unity, and love.

The Big Tiny Desk Special
9 - 10 pm on IPR News/Studio One & Studio One online
Celebrate the season with amazing holiday performances from The Tiny Desk Concert series, including Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Steve Martin, Hanson, The Polyphonic Spree and more!


DECEMBER 26:

Studio One Tracks: "A Conquered Christmas"
7 - 9 am on Studio One online
Iowa Public Radio presents its 4th annual "A Conquered Christmas," a radio special hosted by Iowa musical artist Christopher the Conquered, featuring a variety of special guests performing classic songs of the season as well as new songs celebrating thankfulness, unity, and love.

The Big Tiny Desk Special
9 - 10 am on Studio One online
Celebrate the season with amazing holiday performances from The Tiny Desk Concert series, including Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Steve Martin, Hanson, The Polyphonic Spree and more!


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