A Feast For The Ears: Music And Stories For Your Thanksgiving Celebration

Photo credit: Flickr user John Morgan
<p>Photo: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aidanmorgan/">John Morgan</a>.</p>

Colorado Public Radio offers an abundance of Thanksgiving programs to complement your holiday, with annual specials on CPR News and CPR Classical, and a full day of Colorado music on OpenAir.

Thanksgiving Day specials:

“A Colorado Thanksgiving” | 6 a.m. - midnight on OpenAir
Introduce your out-of-town guests to Colorado artists like Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Shady Elders, The Yawpers, The Knew, The Blue Rider, Dressy Bessy, Land Lines and many more as OpenAir gives thanks for the vibrant Colorado music scene with an all-day playlist dedicated to local music. See more at openaircpr.org.

"An All-American Classical Thanksgiving" | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on CPR Classical
Celebrate the rich tapestry of American art music, from Barber, Bernstein and Gershwin, to John Adams, John Cage and John Williams, to Jennifer Higdon, Philip Glass and Duke Ellington. And fittingly for this American holiday, catch "Colorado Spotlight" as we showcase Joan Tower’s “Made in America.” See more at cprclassical.org.

“Turkey Confidential” | 10 a.m. - noon on CPR News
Enjoy this annual call-in cooking show and get tips from several guests who’ll be on-hand to answer your questions. To learn more about scheduled guests, including award-winning TV personality and chef Andrew Zimmern, and to submit your questions ahead of time, visit SplendidTable.org's Turkey Confidential 2015.

“Giving Thanks” | 7 - 8 p.m. on CPR News | 5 - 7 p.m. on CPR Classical
After you’ve had your fill of turkey, unwind with American Public Media host John Birge during this annual celebration of fall, food and gratitude with music and stories for Thanksgiving.

Along with CPR’s tradition of Thanksgiving programs, we’d also like to share some recipes and tips to help you plan your holiday meal.

If you’re like thousands of Americans who’ll be on the road this Thanksgiving, don’t forget you can take CPR News, CPR Classical and OpenAir with you while you travel with the Colorado Public Radio app.

Stay tuned to CPR after Thanksgiving to learn about more holiday programs, including music and stories for Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year.