New Show!! Soular Express Tuesday mornings 9-11

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Jim Ohio is back!!!

People get ready, there’s a train a comin’! You don’t need no baggage, you just get on board the Soular Express.  Jim Ohio, your host and conductor will keep the diesels hummin’ with the very best soul, funk, and R&B music from the early 1960’s through the late 1970’s.

Radio Theater Returns to WRFR

Photos by Richard Shyduroff.  In the recording studio with Ginger Wilson, Jonathan Potter, Scott Anthony Smith, and Rachel Albury.

Photos by Richard Shyduroff. In the recording studio with Ginger Wilson, Jonathan Potter, Scott Anthony Smith, and Rachel Albury.

Tune in Tuesday April 8th at 8pm to Jo and Cheech’s Radio Hour to hear The Lobster Trap, an original radio mystery play by local playwright Jonathan Potter.

The Lobster Trap is set during the Rockland Lobster Festival and follows Derek Steele, a hard-bitten Rockland detective, as he tries to solve the murder mystery of movie star Lucretia Mott.   The play features a colorful cast of characters performed by Scott Anthony Smith, father and daughter team Richard and Marika Shyduroff, Ginger Wilson, Wilder Oakes, and Mr. Potter himself.

This is the second original radio mystery to air on Jo and Cheech’s Radio Hour.  Listeners can hear the first play, Jen Blood’s The Stone House, online on Jo and Cheech’s podcast.  The plays are recorded on site at WRFR with sound editing by Rachel Albury (a.k.a. DJ Cheech).

New News Show with Chris Wolfe of Pen Bay Pilot!

 

ChrisWolf_thumbnailThe PenBayPilot.com News Hour with Chris Wolf, Mondays & Fridays 7-8 a.m.

An hour-long news show featuring state, local and community news from PenBayPilot.com. Live commentary, taped interviews, informative guests, stories, market news, features, city and town public access news and music. Also includes a rundown of entertainment news pertinent to the day with features that impact the local community’s tastes. Catch up on the latest news with Chris Wolf and PenBayPilot.com.

New Jazz Show

mcguirl_motian_picUncle Paul’s Jazz Closet with host Cindy McGuirl. A show dedicated to the music of Paul Motian. Paul spent his lifetime (1931- 2011) in Jazz as a drummer, composer, sideman and band leader. Each week, the show centers around a theme such as early influences, particular compositions, a time period or his work with specific players. The show also features short readings from his autobiography, journals and interviews. Input and questions from the community are welcome.  The Show will air Friday* Mornings from 9-11am (*except for the last friday of the month)   Check out the podcast: Uncle Paul’s Jazz Closet

 

LIVE Streaming is Back!

red antennaSo, you have been patient and loyal!  Thank you!  Your old streaming settings should work, but if you need to reload them, just click the red antenna image to the left.

If you are new to WRFR and all it has to offer your ears, just click and you are good to go!

tune in    You can also Put TuneIn on your mobile devices, and hear us anywhere!!

Part 2 of Radio Mystery Tuesday @ 8pm

The Stone House Cast

The Stone House Cast: from left to right: Wilder “Ryan” Oakes, David “Diggs” Troup, and Jen “Solomon” Blood.

On May 7th Jo and Cheech will air the conclusion of “The Stone House”.  The author and cast will be present for a live interview in the studio after the broadcast of the play.

 “The Stone House” stars David Troup, member of the Everyman Repertory Theater, as the lead character Diggs, a wise cracking young journalist and mentor to Erin. Erin, played by Jen Blood, is a complex young woman with a mysterious past who drags Diggs into her investigation of the paranormal activity around an old stone house in Southern Maine’s Wolfe’s NeckState Park.  Ryan, the creepy yet endearing caretaker of the stone house, is voiced by Maine artist and thespian Wilder Oakes.

The play will be aired on “Jo and Cheech’s Radio Hour”: Tuesday, Tuesday, May 7th from 8-9pm on WRFR-LP (93.3 FM Rockland, 99.3 FM Camden, online streaming at wrfr.org).  The segments will be followed by interviews with the actors and author.  Part one of the play can be heard here.

Jo & Cheech’s Radio Hour is Sponsored by TEA Printers and Publishers, Philbrook and Associates, and Jess’ Market.