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Valley Voices

Our podcast features the outrageous, funny and heartwarming true stories told by your friends and neighbors at Valley Voices Story Slam events throughout western Massachusetts.

Valley Voices Story Slam is presented by New England Public Media and the Academy of Music Theatre.

Latest Episodes
  • New England Public Media delivers another episode of Valley Voices Radio to our podcast feed. This time, we have 3 stories of people getting "Busted"!
  • New England Public Media has another 3 for you from a great night of storytelling we called "Family Drama"!
  • New England Public Media is sharing episodes of our Valley Voices Radio program on your podcast feed. This time, we're hitting the Open Road!
  • On this episode of NEPM's Valley Voices podcast, it’s stories about the “First Time” - whether it’s a first kiss, a first baby, or even just the first day on the job, folks from around here came to our Valley Voices story slam to tell us all about it.
  • New England Public Media brings you another episode of Valley Voices Radio, this time with three stories from a night we called "Now Or Never." We heard some outrageous accounts of folks that at one time found themselves at an inflection point, and now are looking back at their choices.
  • New England Public Media is bringing episodes of Valley Voices Radio into your podcast feed this fall, and we're starting with "Sweet and Salty", a collection of three stories that mix some salt in with their sweetness!
  • In the last episode of our Summer Shorts series, David Bulley tells us about a wild ride in Stacyville Maine. We hope it inspires you to keep sharing your stories with us. Season eight of Valley Voices Story Slam premieres in December!
  • A story from Lauren Ostberg is up next in NEPM's Summer Shorts podcast - Lauren takes us back to her beatnik days when she used to ask a LOT of big questions
  • Up next in NEPM's Summer Shorts podcast, Brynn Nowell revisits a story about her dad. It wasn't easy to tell, but she knows that it resonates with a lot of listeners so she's glad she could share it.
  • Kelly Norris brings us this week's Summer Short. This was the first story Kelly ever told on our Valley Voices stage, and she says she was inspired by the theme of that night's story slam " Now or Never" That got her thinking about all of the things that we do when we hit middle age, before we run out of time.