2015-16 New Year's Specials

Dec 16, 2015

The Capitol Steps-

Politics Takes A Holiday: New Year’s Eve 2015

Thursday, Dec. 31 at 3pm & 8pm,

Friday, Jan. 1 at 10am &10pm

Help roast 2015 to a crisp with the Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony. Hilarious fun poked at everyone. We put the mock in democracy!

Toast of the Nation

Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9pm

through Friday, Jan 1 at 5am

An NPR tradition every New Year’s Eve since the 1970s, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio complement for the occasion. It’s jazz that you can party to, all night long with countdowns to midnight in all four continental time zones. Spirited, improvised, grooving and swinging, each segment is a stop in a sequence of celebrations, contributing something new to the musical feast. Hosted by Rhonda Hamilton.

New Year’s Day from Vienna 2016

Friday, Jan. 1 at 11am & 8pm

Hosted by Lisa Mullins, The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year’s Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You’ll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more – a festive way to start off the New Year.

All program air times are Eastern Standard Time and are 1 hour long unless otherwise noted.