Jaws 40th Anniversary…and a Fundraiser!

jawsSupport Harvard Community Radio!

Join us at Classic Cinemas in Woodstock on Wednesday, October 14th at 7pm for a special fundraising event for Harvard Community Radio. Tickets to see the digitally remastered 40th anniversary Jaws film cost $5 each and are available for advance purchase through the station or at Classic Cinemas in Woodstock.

CCColorwoodstockbig.croppedHarvard Community Radio is an all-volunteer non-profit radio station dependent on the support of members, donors, and underwriters. The entire cost of your ticket to see Jaws will support the work of WHIW 101.3, thanks to the generosity of Classic Cinemas in Woodstock.

This is a great event for families, church groups, or even a mid-week date night for those who remember seeing the movie all those years ago. Support community radio with your advance purchase. Contact us at (815) 943-4115 or email sarah@whiwharvard.com to get your tickets. Get them before they sell out!

100 Greatest Guitarists 3-Day Show Extravaganza

Thursday, August 20th is National Radio Day. During that week, various WHIW programs will be recognizing National Radio Day with special programming.

rolling stone coverOn Friday, August 21, Midnight Metal (9 -12 pm) will start off a special 3-day programming event that will feature the 100 greatest guitarists as determined by Rolling Stone magazine. Hosted by Sarah Flashing, Midnight Metal will feature the last 30 guitarists in the rankings, and the countdown will continue into Saturday evening for a special Saturday House Party (7 – 11pm) featuring WHIW on-air personalities and friends of the station. For 4 hours, we will play the music of the next 40 guitarists and discuss aspects of their work and careers. The 3-day extravaganza will come to a close with the top 30 guitarists of all time during The Etc Show (8 – 11 pm) hosted by Bill Clow. Join us for this fun 3-day broadcast event for an opportunity to win prizes while supporting the station with your memberships and donations.

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Northwest Herald features “100 Greatest Guitarists” Membership Drive

From the Northwest Herald:

A 10-hour countdown of the best guitarists in rock will celebrate both National Radio Day and a membership drive for Harvard Community Radio.

Beginning from 9 p.m. to midnight Aug. 21, the volunteer-run radio station at WHIW-LP 101.3 FM will host a three-day programming event featuring the 100 greatest guitarists as determined by Rolling Stone magazine.

Throughout the event, in which various broadcasters will play music and share facts about the guitarists, community guests will visit and share their thoughts on the guitarists as well, said Bill Clow, Harvard Community Radio president.

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JAWS 40th Anniversary: Tickets On Sale Now!

jawsJoin us at Classic Cinemas in Woodstock on Wednesday, October 14th at 7pm for a special fundraising event for Harvard Community Radio. Tickets to see the digitally remastered 40th anniversary Jaws film cost $5 each and are available for advance purchase through the station. This is a great event for families, church groups, or even a mid-week date night for those who remember seeing the movie all those years ago. Support community radio with your advance purchase. Contact us at (815) 943-4115 or email sarah@whiwharvard.com to get your tickets. Get them before they sell out!

Special Weekend Variety Show Broadcast this Saturday

Henry StevensHelp us celebrate National Radio Day as our shows offer special programming this week!

Join Henry Stevens for a Special Triple Play edition  of The Weekend Variety Show this Saturday August 22nd from 9 to 1 pm as he will be featuring triple plays of all your favorite musical artists from the 1950’s through today! He will also provide interesting facts about each of the artists.

For fans of Henry Stevens, join him on Saturday night from 7 – 9 pm as he shares his thoughts on some of the greatest guitarists of all time on the WHIW House Party, part of the 100 Greatest Guitarists 3-Day Show Extravaganza!