Soulsations

Sundays at 6pm

Soulsations takes listeners on an engaging musical journey of R&B and Gospel music.

You’ll hear the sounds of Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, dubbed the best kept secret in the industry, musical innovators Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye along with other tunes from Motown’s golden era. You’ll discover the distinct sounds of contemporary gospel from Yolanda Adams to the long-time a cappella gospel quartet the Fairfield Four, known as house wreckers because they “bring down the house” when they perform.

We’ll also showcase new works from seasoned R&B veterans including Al Green and Aretha Franklin plus gospel siblings BeBe & CeCe Winans. Join Carla Eckels Sunday evenings for an hour of pure musical enjoyment.

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5:12 pm
Sun December 21, 2014

R&B Singer/Composer Howard Hewett To Perform In Wichita

  Sunday, December 21

A conversation with  R&B Grammy award-winning singer/composer Howard Hewett this Sunday on Soulsations. The phenomenal tenor was lead vocalist for the disco/soul late 70s trio Shalamar and recently released a new single. Hear his array of music including Christmas tunes. Hewett will be in concert at Wichita’s 40 Plus Lounge December 27th. For more information on the event, click  here.

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10:31 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Christmas Goes Gospel With Mary Mary, Hezekiah Walker And More

The holiday compilation 'Christmas Goes Gospel: Tis the Season'
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Sunday, December 14:

Hear holiday music from the new release Christmas Goes Gospel: Tis the Season on Soulsations.  The release features Christmas tunes from Mary Mary, Hezekiah Walker, The Temptations, Jonathan Butler, Take 6 and Israel Houghton & New Breed.

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9:35 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Christmas Music All December Long On Soulsations

'A Very Maysa Christmas'
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Sunday, December 7:

Listen for selections from A Very Maysa Christmas, the first holiday album by the soul artist Maysa. Her voice has been described as “smooth and as rich as chocolate” by Blues & Soul Magazine while The Dallas Morning News declares it “sublime…down-home funky one moment and elegantly jazzy the next.”

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9:43 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Earth, Wind & Fire Releases First Album Of Christmas Songs

Holiday, the Christmas album from Earth, Wind and Fire
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Sunday, November 30:

For the first time ever, legendary band Earth, Wind & Fire produces their first album of Christmas songs.  The 13-track set called Holiday features songs such as  “Joy to the World,” “Winter Wonderland," and “Jingle Bell Rock.”  Two of the  songs were inspired by well-known EWF classics: “Happy Seasons” (the 1975 album track “Happy Feelin”) and “December” (1978’s “September”). The latter tune features a duet of lead singer and co-founder Philip Bailey with the original master vocals of co-founder Maurice White.

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11:07 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Soulful Father And Son Duo Eddie And Gerald LeVert

Sunday, November 23:

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8:42 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Tim Bowman Jr: A Voice To Heal The Soul

Sunday, November 16

Hear new, inspiring gospel music from Tim Bowman Jr. on Soulsations Sunday. He's the nephew of gospel sensation Vicki Winans and son of jazz artist Tim Bowman Sr. The Michigan native has been described as possessing a voice to heal the soul. 

Web extra: Listen to Tim Bowman Jr.'s newest single "I'm Good."

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1:34 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Soul Legend Stevie Wonder Embarks On 'Songs In The Key Of Life Tour'

Stevie Wonder kicks off his 'Songs In The Key Of Life' tour

Sunday, November 9

On tonight's episode of Soulsations, listen for soul music from the legendary Stevie Wonder and his 1976 album Songs In The Key Of Life. The musical genius is embarking on his Songs In The Key Of Life Tour, revisiting the landmark album with a twelve date tour. 

Web Extra: Follow this link for "10 Reasons Why Stevie Is Wonder-ful."

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1:32 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Gospel Group Cameo & One Way Debute New Album With Wichita Concert

Cameo & One Way's Speak To Your Day
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Sunday, November 2

Hear new music from local gospel group Cameo & One Way.  Their debut album Speak To Your Day showcases uplifting sounds with a contemporary flair.  The group will be in concert showcasing their new release at Kingdom Harvest Church at Lincoln & Greenwich at 4pm  on Sunday, November 2nd.

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10:12 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Soulsations Sunday: New Music From Gospel Inspiration Mandisa

Sunday, October 19:

Hear new inspirational gospel music from Mandisa. The powerful singer and American Idol contestant won her first Grammy this year and also just won her first 2014 Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year. Mandisa is considered a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life's challenges all around the world.

Web extra: Here is the video for Mandisa's hit song "Overcomer."

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