Music


Rocky Horror Picture Show On The Quad! 10/26 8pm

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 by Lindsey Zapata

WLOY will be presenting Rocky Horror Picture Show once again! Come to the Quad (or McGuire Hall if the weather is bad) and be transported into this strange, but energizing movie. The movie is so crazy that imdb.com could not provide more of an summary than “a couple has a breakdown in an isolated area.” And if you ever been alone with someone for an extended amount of time, you know exactly how wild things can get. The production is meant to be a satire on both science fiction and horror movies, which yields an unexplainable combination as gender play and madness take their toll. There are no words that can do this production justice and for that reason I suggest you come check it out for yourself. We’ll be giving the event the WLOY touch and be offering giveaways to the best costumes! So stop by the Quad on Thursday from 8-10pm.  If you know the movie, or want to pretend you did all along, feel free to come in costume and act along, or read up on the audience responses. Participation is highly encouraged!



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Red Sammy Coffeehouse 10/19

Monday, October 16th, 2017 by The Professor

Red Sammy returns to Coffeehouse this week. Before you head out for Fall Break, check out Adam Trice and Red Sammy performing for free outside Starbucks. Blues, roots, country, folk, and rock n’ roll blended together to make a unique deeply lyrical sound. Red Sammy has shared the stage with national and regional artists including: Mike Watt and the Missingmen, Deer Tick, Mark Kozelek of Red House Painters, Phosphorescent, Dirty River Boys, Reckless Kelly, Fly Golden Eagle. And, of course, they’ve been on the WLOY stage at Honfest so you know they’re good. Check out their website for more music and videos. See you Thursday 8-10pm!



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Skribe Returns to Coffeehouse 10/12

Friday, October 6th, 2017 by The Professor

The amazing multi-instrumental Skribe returns to the Coffeehouse Thursday October 12 from 8-10pm. Whether he’s playing a perfectly normal guitar or his homemade gas can turned “canjo zookie”, Aaron will make you stop in your tracks and listen. Check out some of their tunes and videos here.

They’ve been to Coffeehouse in the past and every time it’s fun to watch passerby freeze up and listen. They’re that kind of good. Come on down, grab a coffee and chill with Skribe on Thursday. Maybe you’ll get lucky and snag one of their rare green vinyl pressings and find out why so many area bands love his songwriting.



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Little Lungs & Lavender – McGuire Hall 10/5

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by The Professor

Thursday night in McGuire Hall, WLOY presents another great Late Night show for FREE! This week featuring local up and coming band Little Lungs, and DC-based Lavender.

For those that caught their set on the WLOY stage this summer at Honfest, you already know you want to see Little Lungs. You can check out their new single, most recent EP, and previous releases on Bandcamp if you don’t know enough yet!

Lavender is a new dream pop, shoegaze style band with an amazing first single and new tracks being mixed now. Check out FADE and plan on showing up Thursday to hear all their new music.

We are very excited to bring you two new rising bands from the area for free. Come by and check them out 8-9pm Little Lungs and 9-10pm Lavender. We know you’ll love it. While you’re there you can grab band merch, a new WLOY sticker, and our full schedule for the rest of the semesters great free live concerts.



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Open Mic Night @ Starbucks 9/28

Monday, September 25th, 2017 by The Professor

It’s your star time! Bring out your best, stop being shy, stun your roommates who had no idea you sang opera, dance the two-step or croon your best Sinatra because it’s Open Mic Night time!

WLOY presents Open Mic Night at Coffeehouse. We’ll provide the gear and 3 mics so you can bring your barbershop trio and shock everyone with your rendition of “Melancholy Baby”. Come on out, bring your friends and have some fun. 8-10pm outside the Starbucks (which will stay open late and has special deals).

We will also have some cool giveaway CDs, concert tickets and more!



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Max Bent Beatbox Workshop 9/21

Monday, September 18th, 2017 by The Professor


The great beatboxer Max Bent will be joining us for a workshop and performance event on Thursday 9/21 8-10pm in the Coffeehouse. Come on out with your poems, raps and steps and mix it up with Max. Want to learn to beatbox, or challenge him to a duel? Step right up and show us what you’ve got. Max will be performing as well as offering to pair with audience members or provide skills training. All while you chill with your coffee.



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Nalani & Sarina Return to Coffeehouse

Monday, September 11th, 2017 by The Professor

The dynamic duo, the wonder twins, we don’t know which one is the evil one, but we’re happy they’re coming back! Nalani & Sarina are returning to the WLOY Coffeehouse Thursday September 14 from 8-10pm. Enjoy their great R&B influenced acoustic and electric pop sounds, from the keyboard to the ukulele duel, and grab a discounted Starbucks coffee during the show! They’ve got a new album coming out soon so expect some new songs for this show!

Check out their video for “Get Away” from the last EP!

Bonus uke cover of Guns N’ Roses??

Want to learn more about the great Nalani & Sarina? Check out their website, and be warned, their sound is addicting!



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Hitting the Jackpot with The Yardbirds

Friday, August 11th, 2017 by The Professor

The Yardbirds mark their premiere appearance in Atlantic City

by Radio RockonTour host Timothy Tilghman

Formed in London in 1963, The Yardbirds finally debuted in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Friday, July 7, 2017, among the assorted characters who gamble their fortunes on the turn of a card. The talented musicians appeared at the Resorts Superstar Theater anchored by original drummer Jim McCarty who is the last founding member of The Yardbirds. (more…)



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New Show Launch: I Never Knew Radio

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 by The Professor

Linton “Junior” Hinds ’06 brings you the best of culture Reggae, and some history lessons while exploring the great music of Jamaica. Look for amazing interviews with Yellowman, Leroy Sibbles, and many more. Listen to his live acoustic recordings, interviews and enjoy something special. You’ll be saying “I never knew!” more than once every show.

Sundays 9:00-11:00am

Also check out his YouTube interview series.



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Mobile Listening and WLOY

Monday, July 24th, 2017 by The Professor

A lot of people ask how they can listen to WLOY with the least clicks. Downloading a mobile app is by far the easiest one and our new RadioFX app is the best solution going. Not only do you get to listen to our great stream, but there is a DJ chat function, our show schedules are there with an easy scroll and search, DJ bios, Polls, all our social media, and more! Bonus: IT’S FREE. If, for some reason, you don’t want to install this amazing app (which includes access to other college radio stations from around the country – not that you need them, we’re just saying they’re there as an extra) there are 2 others that offer great sounds from us.


RADIOFX for iOS users or for Android users
Includes DJ chat, social media, program schedule and more, no ads


RADIOFLAG for iOS users or for Android users
Includes limited DJ chat, no ads


TUNEIN Radio for iOS users or for Android users
Just listening, no station interaction, commercials added by app (not US!)



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