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NPR Illinois presented the first Public Radio Week April 26 - May 3, 2019 in Downtown Springfield. This event was the first of its kind in the nation. Enjoy videos and highlights from this years events. Thanks for celebrating NPR Illinois!Click link below to go to specific event:The 21stIllinois Artists ExhibitionPublic Affairs Reporting Hall of FameGala featuring Scott SimonStink Bug NightState WeekIllinois Issues Forum - How High the Revenue: Legalization of Recreational MarijuanaTiny Desk Illinois

ATTEND: NPR Illinois Public Radio Week (April 29 - May 3)

Get ready to explore news, ideas, and what it means to be human through different events with us for a whole week! 

Monday April 29th: 

Tuesday April 30th:

  • Basics of Podcast Workshop - Introduction to the world of podcasting! Details and Tickets
  • Gala Dinner featuring Scott Simon - The Peabody Award-winning correspondent and host of NPR's Weekend Edition. Details and tickets

Wednesday May 1st:

  • Stink Bug Night - A local version of The Moth Radio Hour, an open-mic storytelling competition - Details and tickets

Thursday May 2nd:

Friday May 3rd:

  • Tiny Desk Concert – Welcoming Springfield’s most loved bands Jeff Williams, The Deep Hollow, Dexter Anodyne, Kate Laine, Looming Band. Details and tickets

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