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KHUM Specialty Shows

Each weekday at 4:20pm, KHUM takes pause to honor the moment and plays a cannabis themed song.

KHUM is a great place to discover new music, but did you know it's also a great place to do a deep dive on some of your favorite artists? Each weekday at 10 AM and 3:30 PM, KHUM will explore old favorites, new gems, and previously unreleased music from a hand selected artist each week. Get to know your favorite artists just a little bit better here on KHUM.

Local musician extraordinaire, Darren Weiss, brings you two hours of the best bluegrass, classic country, vintage rockabilly and western swing music. A popular show in a locally popular genre, Weiss' musical expertise knows no bounds.

Each week leaders from local environmental groups discuss various topics that impact our local environment, economy and communities. The group keep it lively and intelligent as they toss in some fun and humor along the way.

Every weekday at 9am and 3pm, KHUM leads listeners through the Loco Lowdown from the Lost Coast Outpost. From our online local event/concert/community calendar, listeners will be informed of the latest happenings in our area.

With an incredible ear, Gus Mozart plays all kinds of music, from blues and folk to rock and jazz. He glides along with perfect segues from one song to another with a little bit of everything from his music box.

Listeners hear from experts from NOAA, on Woodley Island, for an up-to-date forecast on conditions in and around Humboldt Bay. The Humboldt Bay watch offers information about our ocean, rivers and waterways, to help listeners stay safe over the weekend.

Just Right Tonight is a two-hour show that explores a wide variety of genes. Every week the theme changes. Tune in to see what’s right tonight.

JP tries to stump his callers with a guessing game regarding local people, places, and things every weekday at 5pm. To the winner of The Little Game goes not only the glory, but also a fabulous prize. This is destination listening in its purest form and always a learning experience.

KHUM showcases the many creative, talented people of Humboldt County during the lunch hour. Midge treats listeners to a set of local music, past and present, including live performances.

The Mirror Moment is a daily affirmation with a motivational anthem to sing along with. This will get listeners pumped for the rest of the day. Life is hard. Mornings are even harder. You've got this.

Midge eases you back into the workweek with two hours of highly curated soul music from the Motown era. There's no disco to be found here, just the heavy hitters such as Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, and The Temptations. Midge's Motown Mondays are a fresh take on a KHUM classic feature.

Penny is a dog. Midge is her mom. Every weekday Midge relinquishes the controls to let Penny take over for one song. After Penny has her moment and the song airs, Midge posts an adorable photo of Penny along with her song choice and thanks to the sponsor on the KHUM Instagram and Facebook page.

It’s Friday... which means Greta has an entire hour of the best reggae sounds in store for her listeners! She’ll bring all the essentials to the party: Roots, Rocksteady, Ska, Dub and Dancehall.

Over the years South Side has amassed a loyal audience with an appetite for Chas' one-of-a-kind mix of classic and contemporary Blues, Soul, and R&B. Off-air, Chas maintains a website for his program ( and uses social media to strengthen the connection with listeners and artists.

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