Red, White & Blues

Mondays 8 pm-10:30pm

Since March 1980 as a teenager, Brian has been spinning the Blues on KRCL. From the studio, broadcasting live Blues remotely, local artists, national, new, old, boogie woogie, West Coast, swing, acoustic, electric, Texas and Chicago Blues, and everything in between, it’s all here.  As Utah Blues Society President and Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise Emcee, Brian scours the globe to bring you the best in Blues. As B.B. King says in kicking off Brian's show every Monday night at 8, “Stay tuned, because Brian’s gonna blow your mind away with the blues!" AND, on Jan. 16, 2018, Brian was revered with the highest honor in the blues world, the "Keeping The Blues Alive" award from The Blues Foundation in Memphis. Congrats on this prestigious lifetime award Brian!

Thank you to Jake Smith for generously supporting community radio by donating to this show as part of our Adopt a DJ program.

with host
Brian Kelm
(800) 359-9191



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Pleading the Blues Preview

Junior Wells | Pleading the Blues

Pleading the Blues

Nov 28 | 10:20 PM

Hangman's Blues Preview

Brownie McGhee | Hangman's Blues

The Folkways Years, 1945-1959

Nov 28 | 10:14 PM

Midnight Preview

Andrew "Jr Boy" Jones | Midnight

I Know What It's Like

Nov 28 | 10:10 PM

All Night Long, All Night Wrong (feat. Kid Ramos) Preview

Johnny Tucker and The Allstars | All Night Long, All Night Wrong (feat. Kid Ramos)

75 and Alive

Nov 28 | 10:06 PM

Chris James | Goodbye, Later for You

Barrelhouse Stomp

Nov 28 | 10:00 PM

Skip James | Little Cow and Calf Is Gonna Die Blues (Remastered)

Music Connection

Nov 28 | 9:57 PM

Honey Bee Preview

Carolyn Wonderland | Honey Bee

Tempting Fate

Nov 28 | 9:52 PM

If The River Keeps Rising Preview

Tinsley Ellis | If The River Keeps Rising

Midnight Blue

Nov 28 | 9:46 PM

Dirtfloorcracker Preview

Jj Grey & Mofro | Dirtfloorcracker

Brighter Days

Nov 28 | 9:42 PM

Bone Pickin' Preview

Tab Benoit | Bone Pickin'

Nice And Warm

Nov 28 | 9:39 PM


Martin Lang | Say It One More Time

Mr. Blues, Mr. Blues (Studio Recording)

Nov 28 | 9:35 PM

Ida B. Preview

Pinetop Perkins | Ida B.

Live At 85!

Nov 28 | 9:27 PM

Too Young To Remember Preview

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram | Too Young To Remember


Nov 28 | 9:24 PM

Steve Levine | Losing You

60's Soul

Nov 28 | 9:23 PM

Whiskey Preview

John Primer | Whiskey

Hard Times

Nov 28 | 9:16 PM

John Lee Hooker | Grinder Man

Whiskey & Wimmen: John Lee Hooker's Finest

Nov 28 | 9:12 PM

For the Love of a Woman

The Fat James Band | For the Love of a Woman

Mountains in the Sky

Nov 28 | 9:05 PM

Let It Rain Preview

W.C. Clark | Let It Rain

Sunday in Bed, Vol. 5 - the Essential Tracks

Nov 28 | 9:00 PM


Cephas & Wiggins | Roberta

Dog Days Of August

Nov 28 | 8:55 PM

Dallas Man Preview

Sue Foley | Dallas Man

Pinky's Blues

Nov 28 | 8:51 PM

Just Like Sonny Liston

Richard Ray Farrell | Just Like Sonny Liston

Shoe Shoppin' Woman

Nov 28 | 8:44 PM

Recipe for Love (feat. Bobby Rush) Preview

Tony Holiday | Recipe for Love (feat. Bobby Rush)

Porch Sessions, Vol. 2

Nov 28 | 8:35 PM

Red Beans aka I Got My Mojo Working Preview

Professor Longhair | Red Beans aka I Got My Mojo Working

Finest Blues

Nov 28 | 8:29 PM

Blues for Odie Payne Preview

Magic Sam | Blues for Odie Payne

Black Magic (Deluxe Edition)

Nov 28 | 8:25 PM

Gambler's Blues Preview

Angela Strehli | Gambler's Blues

Ace Of Blues

Nov 28 | 8:20 PM

James Harman | Annalee

Mo' Na'Kins, Please!

Nov 28 | 8:14 PM

Wine Drinking Woman Preview

Lightning Hopkins | Wine Drinking Woman

Wine Drinking Woman

Nov 28 | 8:09 PM

Ruby Lee Preview

Yates McKendree | Ruby Lee

Buchanan Lane

Nov 28 | 8:05 PM

I Got Them Blues

B.B. King | I Got Them Blues


Nov 28 | 8:00 PM

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