About radio

Fine Music Radio (FMR) is a South African non-commercial station that broadcasts from the Artscape Theatre Complex in Cape Town. Its music format mainly focuses on classical and jazz. Music takes up most of its airtime, but 10% is talk. The live streaming feature is available on the Fine Music Radio website, along with podcasts and playlists of its main shows.

Languges: English.

Format: Jazz, Classical.

First air date: 1995

Broadcast area: Western Cape

Main shows and presenters

  • Classic Breakfast
  • Classical Choice
  • FMR on the Drive
  • BizNews Power Hour
  • The Jazz Lounge
  • Composer of the Week
  • In the Mood
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Saturday Breakfast
  • Light Lunch
  • Jazz ’til Sunset
  • FMR @ the Movies
  • The Sunday Soul Session
  • Musical Memories


Fine Music Radio broadcasts in the following cities:

  • Atlantic Seaboard 97.1
  • Cape Town 101.3
  • Fish Hoek 107.9
  • Hout Bay 94.7
  • Llandudno 94.7
  • Noordhoek 107.9