The Blend

"The old, new, borrowed, and blue."

Every weekday afternoon, WDIY's signature Triple A music program serves up three hours of eclectic music including rock, pop, blues, and beyond. Always fresh with music that's hand-picked daily by our regular roster of rotating hosts, The Blend features a healthy dose of new releases alongside older favorites; everything from Neil Young to Arctic Monkeys, Adele to Howlin' Wolf--The Blend delivers true music variety from record collectors and music enthusiasts.

Jeremiah Tall Live on The Blend

Oct 3, 2019
Shamus McGroggan

Bucks County Americana singer-songwriter Jeremiah Tall joins host Bill Dautremont-Smith in the studio for a live stripped-down performance and interview with his newly-assembled band, The Lore.

Interview: Don Braden on Doodlin'

Sep 26, 2019

Arnie Lichten talks with jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and educator Don Braden. Braden’s jazz career has spanned over 40 years, touring with jazz greats such as Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, Tony Williams, and many others.

Interview: The Electric Farm's Joey Mutis on The Blend

Sep 26, 2019
Shamus McGroggan

Joey Mutis, leader of The Electric Farm, the Lehigh Valley's long-running and acclaimed folk-rock band, joins host Bill Dautremont-Smith to talk about Electric Farm's latest and fifth album, Unglued, now available in both vinyl and CD formats.

Interview: Rebels of Grundy City on The Blend

Sep 19, 2019

Jason Hinkle, Bill Moyer, and Justin Psaila from Lehigh Valley alternative rock band Rebels of Grundy City stop by the studio to debut songs from their new EP Rebel Sun and discuss their upcoming show later tonight at Miller Symphony Hall's Lyric Room, part of Third Thursday.


We Banjo 3 Live on The Blend

Aug 7, 2019
Shamus McGroggan

Galway, Ireland bluegrass/folk band We Banjo 3 join host Dave Pandl in the studio for a live performance and interview previewing their Musikfest appearance.

Seth Witcher Live on The Blend

Aug 1, 2019
Shamus McGtoggan

Allentown alternative pop artist Seth Witcher joins host Stewart Brodian in the WDIY studios for a live performance and interview ahead of his three upcoming sets at Musikfest.


Ugandan singer-songwriter Tshila joins host Bill Dautremont-Smith to talk about her upcoming performance on the final Sunday of Musikfest 2019.

Ugandan-Born Singer-Songwriter Tshila on The Blend

Mar 6, 2019

Ugandan-born singer-songwriter Tshila stops by the WDIY studios to talk with host Silagh White. They listen to some tracks off of Tshila's  new album, World in Crisis.

Chuck Brodsky Live on The Blend

Nov 16, 2018

Singer and songwriter Chuck Brodsky joined host Bill Dautremont-Smith on The Blend for a live interview and perfromance.

Pete & The Stray Dogs Live on The Blend

Nov 16, 2018

Bill Dautremont-Smith welcomes Brooklyn-based Americana band Pete & The Stray Dogs to the WDIY studios for a live interview and performance. 

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