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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: Jazz

Music Monday: Jazz June 9, 2014

With Cleveland's jazz festival right around the corner, Dee Perry fills Music Monday with the smooth sound of Cleveland's jazz. Joining Dee are Terri Pontremoli of the TriC Jazz Fest, Jim Szabo of WRUW and our very own Dan Polletta.

Music Monday: Classical Music

Music Monday: Classical Music May 12, 2014

Dee Perry hosts a special classical music edition of Music Monday featuring classical aficionados Tom Welsh from The Cleveland Museum of Art, Paul Cox, Dean of Creative Arts for Cuyahoga Community College, and WCLV program director Bill O'Connell.

Music Monday: Alternative Press

Music Monday: Alternative Press April 28, 2014

Dan Polletta welcomes back the editors of Alternative Press magazine to share the latest bands rocking the pages of their new issue. Plus they preview the first-ever Alternative Press Music Awards ceremony happening this summer at The Rock Hall.

Music Monday

Music Monday March 31, 2014

Dee Perry hosts her monthly look at new music - Music Monday - featuring Stephen Thompson from NPR Music who's just returned from the South by Southwest music festival. Also joining Dee to share new music are WRUW's Michael James Pultz of LOOP record store along with Akron musician Ryan Humbert.

Music Monday

Music Monday February 24, 2014

Dee Perry hosts another edition of Music Monday featuring new music from Bruce Springsteen, Hilary Hahn and Stephen Malkmus. Joining Dee are Lauren Onkey from The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Tom Welsh from the Cleveland Museum of Art and Michael Dalby from Cleveland Public Library.

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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 Nord Family Foundation; The Corrine L. Dodero Foundation for the Arts and Sciences; and The Stroud Family Exempt Trust.


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.

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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