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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Music Monday

Join Dee in this series of lively discussions about the most recent news and trends in music, and enjoy tracks from the most recent and popular artists on the local and national music scene.

Music Monday Broadcasts

Music Monday Holiday Show

Music Monday Holiday Show December 22, 2014

Dee Perry shares a special holiday edition of Music Monday as she welcomes a trio of music lovers to share songs for the season. Joining Dee are ideastream jazz man Dan Polletta, WCLV classical music host Bill O'Connell and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Meredith Rutledge-Borger.

Music Monday

Music Monday November 24, 2014

Dee Perry returns with the November edition of Music Monday featuring NPR Music's Ann Powers, area musician Ryan Humbert and Michael Jame Pultz from LOOP in Tremont. Tune in for new music from Elvis Costello, Steve Earle and Cleveland's Ohio Sky.

Music Monday

Music Monday October 27, 2014

Dee Perry hosts a special edition of Music Monday as she mixes up the genres with some of her ideastream colleagues. Dan Polletta shares some of the latest jazz recordings he's been listening to recently. WCLV's Bill O'Connell spotlights the latest classical recordings getting airplay on 104.9 FM. Also ideastream technical director Lawrence Daniel Caswell previews his Halloween Bumpin' at The Happy Dog with some of his favorite soul selections.

Music Monday

Music Monday September 22, 2014

Dee Perry hosts our September edition of Music Monday featuring new music from Spoon, The New Pornographers and Lana Del Ray. Joining Dee are DJ Reena Samaan Goodwin, Alex Budin from Jukebox CLE in Hingetown and Michael James Pultz from LOOP in Tremont and WRUW's Defend Cleveland.

Music Monday: Country/Americana

Music Monday: Country/Americana August 25, 2014

Dee Perry hosts our second annual Music Monday program dedicated to Country and Americana music. Joining Dee this month are Lauren Onkey of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, local musician Ryan Humbert and Stephen Thompson from NPR Music. Tune in to hear new songs from Willie Nelson. Johnnyswim and Shovels and Rope.

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton Corporation Charitable Foundation; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Beyond the Dish


Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

Show ideas & comments? Let us know.

Air Dates


Thursday 7:30 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM

The Ohio Channel
Monday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM / 8:00 AM

The Sound of Applause

90.3 WCPN
Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM / 10:00 PM

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer