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35 Years Of Memories With Cyprus Avenue


The sounds of Cyprus Avenue have filled this station’s airwaves for three and a half decades now, and host Bill Shapiro is still going strong. 

In the second part of Wednesday's Up to Date, we talk with him about how he got plugged in to do the show, some of his best memories of Cyprus Avenue’s 35 years and take a look at his five favorite artists. 


  • Bill Shapiro is the host of Cyprus Avenue on KCUR, Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

HEAR MORE: Cyprus Avenue celebrates its 35th anniversary at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 28 at the Folly Theater. For tickets, visit


Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.