PBS is a leader in the blues and roots genres. If you enjoy blues, country, bluegrass, doo wop, gospel, Ska or old-school Rhythm and Blues then we definitely have something for you!


Helen Jennings OAM at the Roots of Rhythm 30th Anniversary party in 2017. Photo by Kym Schreiber
Wed 2 Feb 2022

Following a five week break over summer, Helen Jennings OAM will return to air Wednesday 2 February to celebrate Roots of Rhythm’s 35th anniversaryRoots of Rhythm first hit the PBS airwaves on Wednesday 1 February 1987 and has been showcasing the very best in blues and roots every week ever since.

PBS Performer Drive 2022_Artwork by Kalindy Williams
Tue 1 Feb 2022 to Mon 28 Feb 2022

If you’re a band, solo artist, DJ, producer or a performer, join PBS as a Performer Member throughout February for your chance to win big!

As a PBS Performer Member, your band or performer name gets read out on your show of choice week in, week out. Not only is it a buzz to hear your name said across the airwaves, but it shows PBS listeners that you love and support their favourite station! 

Mon 31 Jan 2022 to Sun 6 Feb 2022

Check out this week's feature album and all the other latest releases we're loving.

Mon 24 Jan 2022 to Sun 30 Jan 2022

Check out what the PBS team rated as the top tracks of the week!

Tue 18 Jan 2022

PBS revisits Studio 5 Live sessions with a return to past broadcasts. Tune in to Pojama People on Tuesday January 18 as we revisit Isaiah Mitchell + Seedy Jeezus' 2016 session.

Mon 17 Jan 2022 to Sun 23 Jan 2022

Check out what the PBS team rated as the top tracks of the week!

Mon 10 Jan 2022

In this edition of Wuigada we hear from Gubrun, Kokatha and Mirning man Robert K. Champion.

Mon 20 Dec 2021 to Sun 26 Dec 2021

As the year draws to a close we reflect on the best new releases of 2021.