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January 30th, 2016 – Time flies when you’re spinning awesome records! Devin Stewart’s popular show The Spiral Groove turns 3 years old! Devin’s on a mission to help you re-connect with the lost art of listening to a record cover-to-cover. It’s a fantastic experience that he brings to you each Saturday 5-7pm. Check it out!

January 16th, 2016 – This Monday morning on the Udder Morning Show, we will be having an interview with Scott Weidensaul, of Project Snowstorm. This project started in the winter of 2013/2014 to study Snowy Owls that had migrated south in historic numbers that winter. Captured owls were banded and some were fitted with solar powered GPS backpacks, that report tracking data back to the project headquarters over the cellphone network.
This winter, three of the owls have visited Amherst Island, the first arrived in mid December and the latest arrived in the past week.

Listeners can catch Janet Scott’s Birding Report on Monday morning, 7:30 – 8:00 and we will talk to Scott Weidensaul between 8:00 and 8:30 for an update on Project Snowstorm, and in particular the owls that are here on the island.

Snowy Owl

January 16th, 2016 The 2016 Kingston Canadian Film Festival hits downtown Kingston from February 25-28. Four action packed days of films, special guest appearances, music, comedy, special events, and parties. Be sure to check out the Kingston premieres of:

INTO THE FOREST, starring Ellen Page;
BORN TO BE BLUE, with Ethan Hawke;
FORSAKEN, starring Donald and Kiefer Sutherland and Demi Moore,
plus 25 other feature length Canadian films.

Also, catch an “An Evening with Scott Thompson” of Kids in the Hall – a mix of up-close-and-personal discussion and comedy! Special guests, films, and festival programming being announced from now until February!

Tickets on sale now at h

January 15th, 2016 – Special Programming Alert! For the next 12 weeks we are dedicating the 1pm slot on Thursday to airing some special programming made by different community radio stations across Canada. In celebration of the Rendezvous de la Francophonie taking place March 3rd to 23rd in multiple locations throughout the country. Check out the great website to find out more about the fun activities and be sure to listen in Thursdays at 1pm for this special treat!

January 3, 2016 – Welcome to 2016! Are you looking to start something NEW? Then consider volunteering at your Amherst Island Radio. We are 100% volunteer and we support everything local. We are currently looking for all kinds of volunteers, so contact us to find out about some of the exciting opportunities. Key volunteer vacancies include the Vice-President and the Secretary for the Board of Directors. Hope to hear from you soon!

December 24, 2015 – From the volunteer staff at Amherst Island Radio, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! Best wishes to you and your family during this joyful holiday season.

[26 Nov, 2015] – Local boy Duane Hudson takes over the reigns of the Wednesday Night Mixed Tape show while Shannon Myra takes a break. Duane grew up in Bath and his aunt & uncle lived on Amherst Island for 25 years! He’s excited to bring you a new mixed tape every second Wednesday. Tune in 7-10pm to hear some great rock and roll!

[09 Nov, 2015] – The Frontenac II is BACK! And it arrived Sunday with a wonderful gift on it – a HUGE thank you card from the people of Wolfe Island. From one Island to another, it sure feels good to have our Ferry back!

[24 Sept, 2015] – It’s Here! The Irish-Canadian International Dry Stone Festival is taking place on Amherst Island Friday, Saturday and Sunday Sept 25-27th. Get caught up on all the events at this link (scroll down on the page). Amherst Island Radio will be hosting special programming all day Saturday so stop in and say HI!

[19 Sept, 2015]: JOIN US! Come and volunteer at a radio station! We want YOU! Come and discuss the possibilities at our Annual General Meeting Wednesday October 14th 7pm at the Neilson Store Museum on Amherst Island. Talk to volunteers and find out what the fun is all about! We are very interested in getting new volunteers for the Board of Directors too. Positions like the Secretary, Vice-President, Director of Sponsorships, Director of Promotions (and more) are available. Talk to us about how you can join in on the fun at your Amherst Island Radio!

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