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ArtSound FM is a volunteer–powered community radio station in Canberra, Australia. We promote and nurture the full spectrum of visual and performing artists, and broadcast a unique mix of jazz, blues, folk, world and classical music.

Notices and upcoming events

Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACT Young Virtuoso Award
Four keen young classical musicians vie for the title in a live broadcast from our recording studio. Tune in to hear pianist Hanul Lee, guitarist Owen Elliott, double bass player Hayley Manning and flautist Ev…
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Music Collector - all requests special
Mike Kennedy presents an all-requests Music Collector program featuring Australian bands and solo performers from the 60s. So if you had to pick one number from the 60s what would it be? Would it be…
Nov 4 – Nov 5 all-day
Spring Book Fair 2017
We welcome donations of books, CDs, vinyl and DVDs.  Drop them off during the week at the ArtSound office, or phone 6295 7444. Tune into ArtSound for special member competitions in October.

Local arts and concert recordings,

or see our full program schedule

Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of…
Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Artcetera is ArtSound FM’s arts and lifestyle program. It  features stories about the visual and performing arts, events and festivals . The program is co-produced by Barbie Robinson and Richard Scherer with contributions from Evana…
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of…
Sep 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
A local perspective of film and DVD.
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  Every Friday Night tune in for live and pre-recorded concerts from the ArtSound Recording Studios and events around the capital. Friday Night Live is hosted by long-standing jazz enthusiast and broadcaster Chris Deacon OAM.
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
News and views on the Canberra and region arts scene. Produced in the studios of ArtSoundFM, the program is hosted by Richard Scherer, with regulars Barbie Robinson and Len Power. Some segments are repeated on…
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Write On is produced at Artsound for readers and writers in the Canberra region and beyond.  Hosted by Barbie Robinson.    

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