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CRN’s HomeBrew program re-lanches as Aussie Music Weekly

CRN’s HomeBrew program re-lanches as Aussie Music Weekly

Focussing on new local and independent Australian music, CRN’s HomeBrew progam has been re-launched as Aussie Music Weekly.

We spoke to the show’s presenter Jason ‘Noddy’ Velleley to ask what’s in store with this new incarnation of the program, and about the decision to change the show’s name and alter the format. for more of the interview plese follow the link: more from Aussie Music Weekly

Will & Tom’s Love/Hate Relationship

Will & Tom are new presenters on 93.7 Edge FM and air their show on Thursdays from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

They play 25-30 minutes of music they like, followed by 25-30 minutes of music they don’t like. This will not be used as an excuse to unnecessarily belittle people’s taste in music. Rather, they wish to use it as a mildly opinionated opportunity to be able to play a wide selection of music that they are passionate about.

Of course, all care will be taken to mitigate any possible sense of erraticism that may arise as a symptom of eclectic musical choices. The hour will end with a (preferably local) Australian song, as an opportunity for community engagement and representation.

Phone in and give them your thoughts!!!

Another 93.7 Edge FM locally produced show

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Boo back on 93.7 Edge FM

We welcome back Boo with his Country Muster show on Saturday June 3 2017.  He has been away on a Country Music research tour to the west of New South Wales.  Undoubtedly he will have some new music from his trip so listen in for some new tunes.

Australian music at its best presented by Boo on Saturdays between 8:00 am and 10:00 am

Rod and Walshie from Good Morning Country broadcasting from the studios of 93.7 Edge FM

Good Morning Country broadcast from 93.7 Edge FM

Tuesday 28 February and Wednesday 1 March Rod and Walshie of Good Morning country were broadcasting their national show from the studios of 93.7 Edge FM.

We welcome these two national stars of community radio to the Bega Valley and trust they enjoy their time with us. Listen in tomorrow when Walshie will be broadcasting from the studios of 93.7 Edge FM.

Thanks to Bega Cheese, South Bega Motor Inn and all our supportive sponsors for making this event happen

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Chris B back on the Edge

Chris B will be back on air after a sabbatical break to study the music of South America!! Chris returns next Tuesday 28th February with a Mixed Bag with Chris B. Guess what!? The featured music on her show on Tuesday is the music of Cuba!!! We have it on good authority that she was charged for excess baggage due to the number of CD’s she brought back with her.

We all look forward to the show from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday

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The Annual General Meeting of Bega Access Radio trading as 93.7 Edge FM will be held on Wednesday 7 December 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Radio Station at the Old Bega Hospital at South Bega. All members are invited to be present and there are several vacancies on the Management Committee that need to be filled to ensure the continuation of the association. If you have something to offer please nominate. Nomination forms and proxy voting forms are available from the station manager; email; station@edgefm.org.au

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93.7 Edge FM Open Day Sunday 30 October 2016

Come along to the 93.7 Edge FM Open day where you can see how our community radio station works,  Come behind the scenes and join in the fun.  Become a member and you can be trained to have your own show.  Plenty of opportunities just discuss it on the day with any of our members.  Free training.  Join in the fun of the Friends of the Old Bega Hospital Raise the Roof Spring Fair.

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CBAA launches campagn in response to cuts in Federal Budget!!!

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The Federal Budget has failed to maintain funding for metropolitan community digital radio services in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. The CBAA has launched a campaign to show just how much support there is for our sector and how important it is to secure our digital future.

We really need your help! Will you get involved?

The Federal Budget contains cuts of $1.4 million p.a., funding that currently keeps community radio stations broadcasting on digital in 5 capital cities. Community radio’s standing alongside public and commercial broadcasters is at risk.

It’s not a lot of money in the scheme of things but this decision to exclude community broadcasters from digital radio puts our sector’s future at risk.

Because we’re about to go to an election, we think both the Government and Labor will be paying more attention than usual and we plan to be very loud in those key seats that both sides are battling hard for. These seats are won and lost by just a few hundred votes, so every voice counts.

Will you join our campaign to Keep the Community in Your Radio by signing this petition so we can show the Prime Minister these cuts don’t have community support?

Without this funding community radio will get kicked off digital but we refuse to be left in the last century.

Please, sign here and make sure your friends know about it so they can sign it too.

In the midst of a very close election campaign I believe we can turn this funding shortfall around, but the only thing that will make a difference is you, and everyone who cares about the future of community radio.

Keep the Community in Your Radio by adding your voice.

How you can get involved

Sign our petition

  1. Share our Facebook post on your station page
  2. Forward this email to others at your station
  3. Tweet using our hashtag – #keepcommunityradio

We’ll be in touch again soon to let you know how we go.

Thanks,

93.7 EDGE FM Team

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The Escalators play Bega 17 April 2016

Venue Mumbulla School Sunday 17 April 2016

Time: 5:00am. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. COME TOGETHER! A community gathering. 3 sets of live music showcasing our 2 releases, and some great tunes for dancing to wrap it all up. A fundraiser for a community member experiencing hardship due to a debilitating undiagnosed illness. Family friendly event (no alcohol). Delicious vegetarian meals and cakes available. Tickets $15 ($10 concession) accompanied under 18s free BUY TICKETS More information Web site: theescalators.com.au/

With more grooves than a record store,  The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, the funk of New Orleans, & the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica. The Escalators’ sound is a musical crossroads where four musicians come together in a glorious fusion of creativity & inspiration. The Escalators collect fans from all points of the compass: blues lovers, jazz cats, reggae devotees, funk/soul-brothers & sisters.

The gorgeous tone of Jenny Blunden’s voice steals your heart while Lachlan Mackenzie’s guitar lines weave with pick-pocket grace through a rhythmic framework rich in interplay between Brad Parson’s upright bass & the drum kit captained by Hayden Moore.

The Escalators’ live show creates an intimate audience connection with a keen sense of humour. Add moments of jaw-dropping musicianship, & finish off with unbridled ‘push-the-tables-back’ dancing.

The Escalators are on the road in 2016 with a new CD “From The Hip”.

‘From The Hip’ (2016) boasts 5 original compositions that show this outfit draws on a deep well of creativity, fed by their swing, soul & reggae roots. They also honour the originators on two jazz standards.

The lead single ‘Open Fire’ is currently receiving airplay across the country & reached #1 on the Triple J Unearthed ‘Roots’ Chart.