New Years Eve

8:00pm

Tue December 31, 2013
Toast Of The Nation

Toast Of The Nation 2013

Airs Tuesday, December 31 at 8 p.m. Toast of the Nation 2013-14 will make New Year's Eve stops in Boston, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Denver and the Monterey Jazz Festival!  Stand by to see the performers, but expect the likes of the Donald Harrison Quintet, Cecile McLorin Salvant and the Aaron Diehl Trio, Wynton Marsalis Septet reunion, Paquito D'Rivera String Quartet, Convergence with Special Guest Larry Goldings, and Bobby McFerrin's spirityouall (line-up to be confirmed within a few days).

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8:00pm

Mon December 31, 2012
Holiday special

Toast of the Nation - New Years Coast to Coast

Airs Monday, December 31 at 8:00 p.m. Count down, sing along, and dance to live music all night long. Travel from coast to coast with four celebrations of midnight from time zone to time zone. It's the perfect holiday special for any New Year's event. Spirited, improvised, grooving, and swinging, with strings, horns, voices and drums, each segment is a stop in a sequence of parties, each one contributing something new to the musical feast. WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton anchors, with additional voices along the way. 

7:00pm

Sat December 31, 2011
Cultural and Community

Toast of the Nation

Airs Saturday, December 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Count down, sing along, and dance to live music all night long. Travel from coast to coast with four celebrations of midnight from time zone to time zone. It's the perfect holiday special for any New Year's party. 

Highlights include Julian Lage Trio LIVE from Boston, a Billy Taylor Tribute from DC, Wynton Marsalis LIVE from NYC , from the Detroit Jazz Festival - Sing the Truth, Junior Mance Quintet from Denver, and the  Billy Childs Quartet LIVE from LA .