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WCRS is paying tribute to Doctah X this New Years weekend

WCRS and the city of Columbus recently lost a brilliant member of our musicial community, Tony "Doctah X" Harrington. We are going to be paying tribute to his memory this weekend by airing a marathon of his show Prescriptions from Friday at 9PM on January 1st 2021 until 12PM Noon January 2nd 2021. If you would like to share a recording of your memories of Doctah X for us to broadcast e-mail them to localshows AT wcrsfm.org and we will try to include it in our broadcast.

Changes to the WCRS Schedule: Shows returning and new shows launching

Attention WCRS listeners - we have a few schedule changes to announce this fall.
Witches Brew returns Thursday nights at 11PM.
Biohazard premiers this Friday at 7PM.
Covid, Race & Democracy is now airing Thursdays at 11AM.
Zeb returns featuring blues & jazz Saturdays at 7PM for Zeb's Saturday Stomp.
And we now are airing Grassroots Ohio w/ Carolyn Harding Sundays at 2PM
And followed by Reverend Billy radio from the Church of Stop Shopping at 2:30PM.

Wes Flexner interviewed and named Genre DJ of the month by NACC (North American College and Community Chart)

The NACC has an excellent interview with local DJ Wes Flexner on his radio show and other things about him. He was also named Genre DJ of the month. Check out the interview here on their website.

Blaeack Mixes - new show on Wednesday Nights at 11PM

We now have a Avant post-grunge/ Dark Ambient, Instrumental (Lo-fi) music show being produced by Saul Bleaeck every Wednesday night from 11pm to 11:30pm - tune in for maximum weirdness or read more at the Blaeack Mixes show page. It is followed by a shorter Future Sabotage from 11:30PM to Midnight.

We'll try to update this more in the future...

Check out new Try This at Home Merch

Steph from Try This at Home that airs 11pm on Monday nights has created a new t-shirt that you can pre-order at the link below (this is a collab with Columbus artist Khalia Carr)

https://www.customink.com/fundraising/trythisathome

Her Patreon is here: https://www.patreon.com/ttahwcrs

Danjir Radio returns to the Columbus Airwaves

The locally produced Somali radio program Danjir News is returning to the Columbus airwaves this Saturday and Sunday at 3pm.
It is the only Somali radio program in our community (which features the second largest Somali population in the United States).
The show is entirely in Somali and features a mixture of music and public affairs news. You can tune in at 3pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

Witches Brew Haha WCRS Fundraiser October 13th at Dirty Dungarees

Come from 7-10pm October 13th with a donation at the door to a night featuring all female musicians and proceeds benefiting your community radio station WCRS.
Its located at 2586 N. High St (just north of Hudson) - and you can check out the event on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/574867342930111/

Yesterday's Top Secrets returns with new episodes and chronological re-airing of every episode

WCRS is pleased to announce the starting today at 7:00AM we will be airing every single Yesterday's Top Secret episode in the order their originally aired every day
at 7AM Tuesday - Friday. Tim Anstaett will also be producing new episodes of Yesterday's Top Secrets to air on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:00pm.

So tune in and enjoy.

98.3 back on the air

Hello WCRS listeners, just a quick update.

Our chief engineer Eugene Beer was able to install a replacement receive transmitter so we could get 98.3 back on the air. So enjoy tuning in to both of our frequencies again.

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