Radio program for Saturday.
“Saturday program listing for WRFR
8-10am “Red Barn Radio,” with DJ Rodger Strickland.
Get your Saturday morning started right with a show that will highlight a specific artist each week with a creative mix of deep track gems including interviews and in depth examination of the influences and times surrounding the artist’s creative period. From Talking Heads to the B 52’s to the Grateful Dead and Beck, each week we’ll uncover the stories behind the artists and the tracks that made an impact on music and culture.
Sponsors: J&B Printers & also Café Miranda both in Rockland.
10am-12pm “Morning Mental Health,” with Adrian Counce. Music from artists that you probably know, but never get any air time - and leaves you wondering why? All things obscure and strange. Songs that move you and make you think, such as: Pink Floyd, David Bowie to “Guns and Roses,” and “ Alice in Chains.” A wide range of genres played with extreme change ups from one song to the next. Always a surprise with the… “Morning Mental Health,” radio show.” Sponsor: Eureka Counseling of Rockland.
12-1pm Penobscot Bay Watch with Ron Huber has moved to this day and time. Join in the discussion of Maine’s biggest most productive bay and the Gulf of Maine and beyond. The show features the people who steam, sail, and regulate these waters and the natural documentary sounds of the bay- from quiet Eggemoggin Reach to the howling Owls Head, as birds,
boats, bells and foghorns make themselves known.
Sponsored by The First (Bank) & also Brooks Trap Mill.
1-2pm “WEEKEND ROUNDTABLE,” with Ron Huber. Investigative journalism, discussion and commentary regarding the Maine State Prison system. Hear from the inside what is taking place there. Music by Mr. Jimi Hendrix. Call ins welcome 593-0013. State of Maine Cheese.
2-3pm “Old Time Radio,” with your seasoned host…Ron Huber.
“Old Time Radio,” brings WRFR listeners back to the Golden Age of this medium, when hundreds of radio actors spun tales of adventure, drama, comedy, romance, mystery, and more, that resounded throughout America’s homes and automobiles in the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s. Each week Ron Huber selects from the thousands of archived radio tales of that era. Some complete with the now-quaint commercials that made this burst of storytelling on the airwaves possible. From westerns in the High Sierras and private eye thrillers in Boston to New York romantic comedies to out of this world adventures, WRFR’s Old Time Radio, every Saturday at 2pm, offers up a selection of these stories for your listening pleasure. Sponsored by Wasse’s Hot Dogs in 3 locations in our area.
3-4pm “World in Song.” Vast variety of music.
4-5pm “BEAM me UP,” with host Paul Cole focusing on science and science fiction stories and discussion; cutting edge science or research and it’s influence on science fiction in the future. podcast available at: www.beammeuppodcast.com This show has a great following in this country and other countries! Sponsored by the Country Inn and also Fresh off the Farm both in Rockport.
5-6pm “I Made You This Mixtape,” with Nate Greenleaf revives the personal compilation tapes produced by individuals in the 1980’s. Often built upon a theme, the mixtape consisted of songs, poetry, comedy bits, clips from tv shows and movies, whatever...as long as it aided the creator to express what they were thinking and feeling. Usually the mixtape was created with a specific listener in mind. Our program seeks to resuscitate the lost art of fitting as much sentiment as possible into 49 minutes. Find out how to contribute at www.imadeyouthismixtape.net Sponsored by “Dunkin’ Donuts,” family owned in Rockland, Side Country Sports of Rockland, and also “Main Street Meats” located at the State of Maine Cheese Marketplace in Rockport.
6-8pm “Tomorrow the Green Grass,” with host Ian Kennedy offers an eclectic mix of old and new…folk, rock and country for mind, body and soul. This program is sponsored by “the Ghost in the Machine,” and also the Community School.
8-10pm “Stage Fright,” with Phil Seitz is a multi-genre, multi-decade show with music ranging from 50’s to today, and from country to 70’s hard rock and metal, to 80’s hair metal. Sponsored by LaBranche Land Surveys of Rockland.
11pm – 12am “Solo Salsa,” with DJ el Bori every Saturday night. DJ el Bori plays salsa music from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Venezuela. DJ el Bori was born in Puerto Rico, so he knows what the best music is. Sponsored by the Community School in Camden.
12am- 6am “WORLD in SONG,” more great music all night long.