New and Special Programs From Radio Angela


Bill Tilford, Curator of Radio Angela (WBCQ 5130 kHz) writes:
This week, Radio Angela (WBCQ 5130 kHz) has the following special broadcasts:

Thursday, June 30 0200-0300 UTC (Wed 10pm-11 EDT):  WBCQ Open Mic
This edition of WBCQ’s occasional “Week 5” broadcast includes a blues band from Argentina, Indonesian Dangdut (pop) submitted by a listener in Greece and other surprises.
Thursday, June 30 0300-0400 UTC (Wed 11pm-Midnight EDT):  WBCQ Polka Party
In this special broadcast, Marion and Kristina of Marion’s Attic present a rollicking polka party that includes music from a current polka star along with some great vintage recordings.
Friday July 1 0300-0400 UTC (Thurs 11pm-Midnight EDT):  WBCQ Comedy Ration
Who couldn’t use a laugh about now?

On Saturday, July 2 from 0200-0300 UTC (Fri 10pm-11pm EDT), two new weeklies begin:
Saturday 0200-0230 (Fri 10pm-10:30 EDT): Orwellian Airwaves With Lainie Petersen
Lainie, an arts and public affairs producer and commentator on World Perspectives Radio and Hard Lens Media, reads from Orwell’s works.  1984 begins this Friday.
Saturday 0230-0300 (Fri 10:30pm-11:00 EDT): Greek Music Refuge
Having decided that a shortwave spectrum without any Greek music in it is unacceptable, Bill Tilford presents a balm from his own impressive collection until something better comes onto the airwaves. 

 

 

 

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About Bill Tilford

Bill has been a shortwave listener since the 1960s, a program host and producer for the past several years, and he currently produces and hosts From the Isle of Music, Uncle Bill's Melting Pot and WBCQ Concert Hall in addition to curating the Radio Angela block of entertainment programs on that station and periodic collaborative specials with other stations. He also writes about Cuban music including on the website TIMBA.com and is active in the music industry as a producer and liner notes writer.

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