Interested in Becoming a WLOY DJ?

September 15th, 2021 by Ronnie Gruseck

WLOY is recruiting DJs from all class years for the new fully on-campus semester! Play or talk about anything that you are interested in! Whether you would like to host a one-time show or have a regular slot, all shows will be held in our studios. In-person training will be given to all recruits and alcohol wipes and disposable covers for earpieces and microphones are provided. Reach out to our manager, Kelley Chan, at kchan@loyola.edu to get things rolling!



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Catch Us at the Activities Fair this Tuesday, September 14!

September 13th, 2021 by Ronnie Gruseck

 The Activities Fair is tomorrow, Tuesday 9/14 on the Quad from 4-6:30. WLOY will be giving away merch for the entire duration. And if you are interested in becoming a DJ, come find us and we will get you started with your show! If you are unable to make it and want to know more about upcoming events and shows, follow us on Instagram @wloy_radio Twitter @WLOYLoyolaRadio and Facebook @WLOYLoyolaRadio !



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Open Mic Night on Friday, October 8!

September 9th, 2021 by Ronnie Gruseck

Open Mic Night Starbucks September 11 at 8pmWLOY and Loyola Campus Activities Board are collaborating to hold another iconic Open Mic Night! Come stop by Starbucks Saturday, September 18, at 8 pm to enjoy and partake in a variety of performances, ranging from singing to stand-up comedy to spoken word. This is really a time to decompress from the week, feel free to perform as there is no pressure involved. Open Mic Night can be even synonymous with Karaoke night! Showcase your talents and have some Saturday night fun with us!



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Quarantine Takeover – Dead Air Returns!

September 6th, 2021 by The Professor

This week musician and collector Terence Hannum returns with an all new Quarantine Takover episode of DEAD AIR!

DEAD AIR features the best of horror movies soundtracks is back for a new episode of haunting, atmospheric soundtracks from some incredibly talented artists and more than a few surprises. This is no gnashing of the teeth 1970s Halloween sounds show, this is classic films with stunning soundtracks that show you just how your spine is made to tingle. Join Terence Tuesday & Thursday at 7pm for this new episode and keep your eyes open because October and a month of DEAD AIR is just around the corner!



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FAC Attack 2021

August 30th, 2021 by The Professor

It’s BACK! Yes, we are back to having students on campus fully in person. And so… FAC ATTACK returns for 2021. For first year students this will be Friday 8-10pm and to make up for the lost year there will be a special FAC ATTACK on Saturday for sophomores since they didn’t get one last year. WLOY will be there both nights with a swag galore so come by and get your free buttons, stickers and t-shirts! We’ll also have a chance to win hoodies and coffee mugs while requesting your favorite songs for us to play. Meet the staff, talk about job opportunities at WLOY and how to become a DJ! See you at the FAC!



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Quarantine Takeover – Don Muench Part 2

July 19th, 2021 by The Professor

This week we go back to sweet home Chicago for a second episode with Don Muench. Our returning guest host is musician and record collector who’s spent a lifetime in Chicago and connected to the blues music scene. Don shares some more stories about his wedding, honeymoon and throwing parties… The music takes a very local dive into his vinyl collection. It’s all about Chicago tonight.

Tune in Tuesday & Thursday 7-8pm to hear this takeover and explore Don’s stories and his great vinyl collection.



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Quarantine Takeover – Lawrence Lanahan

July 13th, 2021 by The Professor

This week’s Quarantine Takeover is by Disappearing Ink’s Lawrence Lanahan celebrating his life in record stores. Lawrence is an accomplished producer of radio, podcasts and music, as well as a teacher, lecturer and author of a fantastic book exploring the racial divides in home buying in Baltimore. But, first and foremost he is a lover of music and records. A devotee of the record store and the value of the experience found therein. Join him on a walk through his history of finding music, new and old, and reveling in the joy of sharing music through the record store. Tune in Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm EST.

Disappering Ink has a new EP out on Bandcamp as well. And you can get Lawrence’s book online or in local shops like The Ivy Bookshop. Do that in person because book stores, like record stores, should be in person experiences…



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Moldie Oldies 4th of July Special

June 30th, 2021 by The Professor

Our annual tradition continues!

Supercharge your BBQ and join Nick Centanni on WLOY Noon-4PM for his annual special Moldie Oldies Show this July 4!

Nick will have a mix of upbeat summer songs, Independence Day facts, jokes, and of course periodic visits from campus royalty via the ‘gold campus royalty phone.’

He will be up to his usual tricks so you won’t know what to expect next. There will also be a special Independence Day wishes from some familiar voices.

This is high octane radio so make it a date and don’t be late! The fun begins July 4 at noon all right here on WLOY!

WARNING: This show should only be used under adult supervision. Keep out of reach of children. For outdoor use only. Do not hold in hand. Remember to place this show on the ground, light fuse and get away. Never attempt to relight this show should it malfunction or misfire. Keep others at a safe distance. This show is flammable, misuse may result in injury or fire.



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Quarantine Takeover: Don Muench

June 21st, 2021 by The Professor

This week we get a takeover show from Chicago. Our guest host is musician and record collector Don Muench who takes a very local dive into his collection of 60s-80s garage rock and blues bands. It’s all about Chicago tonight.

His stories of the local music scene and bands are great. Whether it’s how he met his wife, calling Muddy Waters at home or hiring legendary bluesman JB Hutto and the Hawks to play at his wedding, he’s got a lot of stories 🙂

Tune in Tuesday & Thursday 7-8pm to hear this takeover and explore Don’s great vinyl collection.



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Songwriter Skirmish & Battle of the Bands Submissions Are In! Listen and Vote Now!

April 19th, 2021 by Ronnie Gruseck

Songwriter Skirmish & Battle of the Bands Voting Form

Submissions are in for Songwriter Skirmish and Battle of the Bands! Get to meet our contestants!

Skirmish (Electric Act):

  • 1. Joey O (Joey Oleskovic), a current undergrad at Loyola University Maryland, performs his original song “Ship Yard

 

Skirmish (Acoustic Act):

  • 1. Pisces Rising, composed of two members who are alumni, performs “hey, venus
  • 2. Janna Garden, a current undergrad at Loyola University Maryland, performs her original song

 

Battle of the Bands:

  • 1. Breakforth, also composed of three members, performs “Rise Again
  • 2. Cristolove, composed of three members with singer Chris Lovrovich, performs “IDK.IDC

 

Good luck to all our contestants!

Check it all out and cast your votes below to show your support for our local artists!

Songwriter Skirmish & Battle of the Bands Voting Form



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