American Routes is blues and jazz, gospel and soul, rockabilly and country, Cajun and swamp pop, Tejano, Latin… and beyond. Songs and stories from musicians describe a deep and diverse nation with sounds and styles shared by all Americans. From the bayous to the beltways, from crossroads to crosstown, on interstates and city streets, turn up your radio for the sonic journey!

American Routes—produced in New Orleans since 1998

Dance Around in Your Bones: Halloween, All Saints and All Souls

It's Halloween night, then Toussaint (All Saints Day) and All Souls Day, also Dia de los Muertos. We mark the season with songs and stories of hauntings, voodoo, and the afterlife in a devout and disruptive mix that honors and humours the dead, past and present. Hear from native New Orleanians Dr. John and Charlesread more

listen
NEXT WEEK
LAST WEEK

DISCOVER MORE THE AMERICAN ROUTES INDEX

American Joe
American Joe Learn
Marsalis Family
Marsalis Family Learn
Max Baca
Max Baca Learn
Patsy Vidalia and Dew Drop Inn
Patsy Vidalia and Dew Drop Inn Learn