17 May, 2015- It’s HERE: the 2015 Island Radio Annual Fund Drive… please donate to help support independent community radio… No donation is too small or too large! All week long call the station at 613-384-8282 to make a pledge or to bid on one of our 20+ auction items (details here). There are over 80 prizes being given away all week too! Get in on the action to win! Woohooo!
May 10th, 2015 – Our Annual Fundraiser officially begins Monday May 18th! Yeah! But you can get in on the fun EARLY! Saturday May 16th, we’re having a party. A BIG party. We are hosting a community live music extravaganza at The Mansion in downtown Kingston. 7pm to 2am with loads of live talent, including Jon McLurg, Turpin’s Trail, Jack Troughton Band, Dan Curtis, Anthony Gifford, Rae Corcoran with Sean Tomalty, Al Duquette & The Wild West, Ryan Gollogly (from Goldwing) and Listen Up Kid will be closing out the night! WOW! $5 at the door. It doesn’t get any better than that. Come and celebrate another great year at YOUR Island Radio! More details can be found here.
April 15th, 2015 – We Want You!
Yes, Island Radio is looking for more volunteer broadcasters to get behind the microphone. Have you got an idea for a radio show? Then talk to us about it. We are looking for some interesting ideas for possible shows. Things like interview-based programs, talk shows, news, lifestyle and entertainment programs, and music-based radio shows, etc. In particular, we are looking to add more Morning Shows to the schedule – so early birds, please take note! We have many time slots available, on almost every day of the week, so if you are keen on volunteering behind the microphone on a regular basis, then just let us know. All our contact info is found here.
Join us in strengthening independent radio in your community!
April 1st, 2015 – Island Radio has a birthday… it has been on the air 24-7 for 9-years! Thanks to all the great volunteers, community members, partners and listeners who made this happen. WOW!
March 19th, 2015 – Congratulations go out to Shannon Myra, the host of Shannon’s Mixed Tape on Wednesday nights. Yesterday she celebrated her two year anniversary as a volunteer broadcaster on your Island Radio. Wow! Time flies!
February 6th, 2015 – Rick Melanson and Judy Duguay (forming the duo named “Judy and Me”) joined Eric in studio Friday to entertain listeners. The music was awesome! A recording of the show is available on-demand by visiting the “Past Shows” link at the top of this page. Be sure to check out Judy and Me on Facebook too!
January 31st, 2015 – Kingston’s Jamie Lynn Byford is the BIG winner of the $100 CASH! Thank you to everyone who participated in our January Promotion on Facebook. Stay tuned for more giveaways and promotions… you never know what fun stuff is next on your Island Radio!
January 1st, 2015 – Did you buy a lot of gifts this Christmas? Need a bit of help paying off those credit card bills? Island Radio can help! Head over to our Facebook page and find the video of Winston the dog and watch it. He’ll explain how you can win $100 from Island Radio! Tell your friends and family to join in on this super easy contest.
December 26, 2014 – Jacob Murray joined Larry Jensen on the Friday Morning Show to play a little acoustic guitar. Home grown music from Amherst Island on your Island Radio! Perfect!
December 22, 2014 – From the volunteer staff at Island Radio, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! Best wishes to you and your family during this joyful holiday season.
[07 Dec, 2014]: Emily Fennell joined John Munro, Cathy Christmas and Larry Jensen in studio last Friday. Did you miss it? Don’t fret. We recorded the entire thing for you. Listen in here – Emily arrives at about the 2h mark in the recording.
[22 Nov, 2014]: Get ready for No “Bah Humbug” Mondays in December! Listen for “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch” during the Udder Morning Show each Monday morning and call in for your chance to win prizes! $25 gift certificates to Creative Gift & Baskets in Amherstview as well as the grand prize Christmas Basket! WOW! Listen in to Win!
[16 Nov, 2014]: The 2014/15 Board of Directors has been elected and it’s a great team. Congratulations to these hard working volunteers who have chosen to give their time in support of keeping independent radio alive in your community.
|President – Eric Tremblay||Vice-President – Michele Lelay|
|Treasurer – Mati Kolga||Secretary – Susan Filson|
|Anthony Gifford||Larry Jensen|
|Danielle Kennedy||Steve Kennedy|
|Leah Murray||John Schutzbach|
|Dan Simpson||Ellis Wolfreys|
[07 Nov, 2014]: Island Radio’s Chief Music Librarian, Sherri Jensen, has been busy. Take a look at all the new music in the station that we are queueing up for you. If you know a local or touring band that has new music, be sure to tell them to send us a copy. We would love to get their new music on the air! Get in touch with us by visiting our Contact Us page.
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