ROCKER MICK FLEETWOOD hosts a 12-hour documentary on the '60s British invasion at noon Friday on WXTR-FM (104.1), featuring all of the English rock that hit the American charts from the Beatles' arrival in 1964 to their official breakup in '71. At midnight, the oldies station begins a two-day "American Revolution" of rock hits by American mainstays such as Chuck Berry, The Four Tops, the Beach Boys and more.
Classic-rock WCXR-FM (105.9) will broadcast live reports from the "Welcome Home" Fourth of July concert at the Capital Centre Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. The tribute concert for Vietnam veterans, featuring Crosby, Stills & Nash, Stevie Wonder, Linda Ronstadt, Kris Kristofferson, Ben E. King, George Carlin and others, begins at 1:30. HBO and WCXR-FM will simulcast it at 9 p.m.
John Lyon will host WMAL-AM's (630) live broadcast of the Air Force Band concert from the Air and Space Museum starting 6 p.m. Saturday. Airborne reporter Andy Parks will provide updates on traffic conditions throughout the evening.
On Sunday, WPFW-FM's (89.3) afternoon host John Zimbrick presents stageside interviews with singer Marlene VerPlanck and pianist/composer Loonis McGlohan, now appearing at Cate's in Old Town through July 12. The three-hour show begins at 2 p.m.
Here's what else is in the air: FRIDAY
MUSICA DE LAS AMERICAS AT 1 P.M.
WPFW-FM (89.3) -- Von Martin hosts three hours of music and information from Latin America.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONCERT AT 8 P.M.
WGMS-AM/FM (570/103.5) -- Miles Hoffman directs pieces by Ravel, Mozart and Mendelssohn.
THE LARRY KING SHOW AT 11 P.M.
WTOP-AM (1500) -- King's guests include political humorist Mark Russell and New York morning disc jockey Don Imus. Listeners are welcome at the live, four-hour broadcast from the Jefferson Hotel at 16th and M streets NW.
THE ROCKY ROAD SHOW AT MIDNIGHT
WMET-AM (1150) -- Three hours of blues, country, rock and roll and comedy hosted by a different local personality each weekend night.
MAC McGARRY AT NOON
WWRC-AM (980) -- Featuring four hours of patriotic music from all four service bands, plus hits by Woody Herman, Sarah Vaughan, Jack Jones and Walter Wandley.
OPERA HOUSE AT 2 P.M.
WGMS-AM/FM (570/103.5) -- Paul Hume hosts "A Menotti Festival" until 5.
FELIX GRANT AT 4 P.M.
WWRC-AM (980) -- Featuring Chick Corea, Louis Armstrong and Hilton Ruiz.
HOT JAZZ AT 7 P.M.
WAMU-FM (88.5) -- Robert Bamberger presents three hours of vintage jazz and artist profiles.
JAZZ UNLIMITED AT 8 P.M.
WGMS-AM/FM (570/103.5) -- Paul Anthony features new big band releases until 11.
JIM BOHANNON SHOW AT 12:06 A.M.
WTOP-AM (1500) -- Call-in talk show featuring interviews with entertainers and newsmakers hosted by Mutual Broadcasting's Jim Bohannon until 5 a.m.
BLUEGRASS OVERNIGHT AT MIDNIGHT
WAMU-FM (88.5) -- Six hours of bluegrass.
AWAKE, ALIVE & JEWISH AT 8 A.M.
WNTR-AM (1050) -- Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan and Michael Hoffman are hosts. One hour.
PLAY IT AGAIN, ED AT 8 A.M.
WWRC-AM (980) -- Ed Walker spins tunes from the '30s through '60s.
MAX REZNICK AT 9 A.M.
WNTR-AM (1050) -- Michael Hoffman sits in for the ailing Reznick and features two hours of Jewish music, news and entertainment.
JAZZ BRUNCH AT 9 A.M.
WLTT-FM (94.7) -- Steve Allan spins three hours of contemporary light jazz favorites until 1.
WEEKEND EDITION AT 9 A.M.
WAMU-FM (88.5) -- NPR's Susan Stamberg hosts a two-hour news and information magazine that tracks the progress of arts and leisure projects. One hour of the program is repeated at 11 a.m. on WETA-FM (90.9).
MASTERPIECES AT 10:30 A.M.
WGTS-FM (91.9) -- Ron Bardach hosts works by Copland, Ives, Bernstein and Bach. Two hours.
WASHINGTON TOP 40 AT NOON
WINX-AM (1600) -- Kraig Erickson counts down the area's Top 40 songs of the week. Three hours.
WORLD OF THE PIANO AT 1 P.M.
WGTS-FM (91.9) -- Paul Hume features pianist Louis Lortie performing Chopin and Mozart pieces.
BEST OF BROADWAY AT 1 P.M.
WWDC-AM (1260) -- Eddie Gallaher features an hour of cast recordings from Broadway's best shows.
MATINEE AT ONE
WGAY-FM (99.5) -- "1776."
IRELAND'S OWN AT 2 P.M.
WNTR-AM (1050) -- Music, news and sports from Ireland with hosts Pat Troy and son Patrick.
SONGS FOR AGING CHILDREN AT 3 P.M.
WETA-FM (90.9) -- Hosts Robert Aubry Davis and Martin Goldsmith feature summertime tunes from such groups as the Beach Boys, The Lovin' Spoonful, the Four Seasons until 5.
METROPOLITAN CAVALCADE AT 6 P.M.
WMET-AM (1150) -- Ellwood Annaheim hosts the original soundtracks of "1776" and "Miss Liberty."
BIG BROADCAST AT 7 P.M.
WAMU-FM (88.5) -- Local radio historian John Hickman with seven radio programs from the '40s beginning with "To the Rear March!" followed by "Yours Truly Johnny Dollar" starring Bob Bailey; "Duffy's Tavern"; "Escape"; "Recollections"; "The Bell Telephone Hour"; and classic radio drama in "Cavalcade of America."
THE POET & THE POEM AT 8 P.M.
WPFW-FM (89.3) -- Grace Cavalieri's guest is poet Robert Sargent who'll read his "A Woman From Memphis" and other works. One hour.
RADIO SMITHSONIAN AT 9 P.M.
WGMS-AM/FM (570/103.5) -- "The Lindbergh Legacy," a tribute to the pilot and the Spirit of St. Louis on the 60th anniversary of the first non-stop journey across the Atlantic; "American Art Deco," a discussion about America's popular decorative style of the 1920s and '30s; and "Telling Lives," storyteller Jon Spelman with tales from the American landscape.