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New Music Festival MO POP will be held at Freedom Hill this August

This August the Freedom Hill Amphitheater will be the festival grounds for the new festival MO POP. MO POP is an all-day event taking place August 17, 2013 that plans to capture Michigan’s sound, history and bring light to the visual arts.

Music acts to hit the stage include Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show, Manchester Orchestra, Walk Off the Earth and Capital Cities. Some of  Detroit’s own include  Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr,  American Authors, The Soil & The Sun and WAYN Radio favorite Jamaican Queens. Other acts include the “MO Vaudeville Revival Sideshow” spotlighting the areas special performers. The festival also plans to have a “MO Artist Village”  along with a Detroit Music Award film exhibit.

Presale tickets are available May 7 – May 9, 2013 so don’t miss out!

More information on the festival can be found at the MO POP site

The Kissing Club on Dirt Radio

The Kissing Club stopped by the station for an interview and performance on “Dirt Radio”.

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Photography: Pure Focus Photography

Time to Tune In!

The Winter 2013 schedule is here! Take a look at the schedule and you can see WAYN has expanded and plans to take over your speakers. We have a large variety of shows and love your feedback. Share what shows you are digging and what music you want more of.

Tuning into the station is a bit different but nothing is too difficult for WAYN listeners!  We have some suggestions to make sure you stay tuned in.

1. On your desktop listen to the station through itunes, or winamp. Windows Media Player is a no go as of right now.

2. Download the app xiialive for your phone, download the link from our site and  don’t forget to favorite WAYN Radio!

3.  Come down to the student center basement and listen to the speakers right outside the station!

 

WAYN Radio’s Fall Semester

Grades are being posted and we can  get back to our normal sleeping schedules. The Fall semester is over so the only thing left to do is catch up on what happened at WAYN Radio. This newsletter has some WAYN facts, who we interviewed and of course some pictures.

 

Newsletter 2012 , and when you’re done you can tune in, and really enjoy your break

 

WAYN Radio and Warner Music Group Event

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Photography by: Pure Focus Michigan Photography

Last week the student center was filled with talent and WAYN Radio DJ’s ready for new music. Attendees walked away with some knowledge of new local artist and some promotional items thanks to Warner Music Group, and WAYN Radio. Like we promised here are all of the artist featured at the event, and where you can find their music.

Alexis

Linked up above is the facebook page for Alexis. You can also check out their main site for more music.

Alexis will perform at The Founders Brewing Co. January 26, 2013.

Flint Eastwood

Thank you to Flint Eastwood lead, Jax for coming out to the party! The facebook is linked above and explore more of their music here.

Flint Eastwood will perform tomorrow November 24, 2012 at The Crofoot Complex.

AERIS  

Check out the link for their facebook page and see them perform at UDetroit Cafe December, 1 2012

The Hand in the Ocean

The guys from The Hand in the Ocean made a visit too, and everyone got the chance to listen to their new song.

The Hand in the Ocean will perform this Sunday November 26, 2012 at the Rust Belt Market.

Patrick Davy & the Ghost

Patrick Davy & the Ghost gave us a live performance. Visit their facebook page or their main site here.

Patrick Davy & the Ghost will perform tomorrow November 24, 2012 at the Cadieux Cafe.

The Kissing Club

Well, they aren’t local but the band does have some connections to Wayne State so we had to feature their jams. Visit their main site here, and the facebook is linked above.

Tunde Olaniran

No,  stranger to the Wayne State area the party enjoyed some great dance tunes from Tunde Olaniran. Visit his main site here and check out his music.

Tunde Olaniran will perform atthe Magic Stick November 29, 2012

Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr.was the first artist featured from Warner Music Group that evening. His new album, Blak and Blu was featured at the event and you can  give it a listen here.

Passalacqua

Back to the local jams, Passalacqua held it down for Detroit. The hip hop duo’s music was featured and you can hear more on their site here.

Passalacqua just finished up a tour but will announce more shows for December soon.

Macklemore x Ryan Lewis

For their next artist Warner Music Group featured Macklemore x Ryan Lewis.  Macklemore is the emcee of the group and writes the lyrics and Ryan Lewis is the producer. Visit their site to listen to some of their music.

Mackmore x Ryan Lewis will perform tomorrow November 24, 2012 at St. Andrews Hall

Lupe Fiasco

Warner Music Group ended the night with Lupe Fiasco. His new album Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album PT.1 is currently available. Visit his site, and download the new album.

Illingsworth

In between the featured artist, the sounds of emcee and producer Doc Illingsworth came through the speakers.  Visit his site to check out his music.

Winter 2013 Registration Open

Some of you may have just received your midterm grades , but it’s that time to start looking at classes for next semester. Priority registration for the Winter 2013 semester is now open until December 29,2012. Registration is available Monday through Saturday and the open registration period will begin December 31,2012.

As all of you know classes fill up fast, and if you are looking to graduate soon make sure you sign up for that one section class!

For help with registration, and information on registering dates check out the Wayne/registration information site .

Interviews are piling in at WAYN

The DJ’s over in the student org have kept the phone lines, and studio active with interviews.

Host of “WAYN’s Gospel Show” Sheree Braswell has interviewed Editor in Chief of Teen Era  Shirah Whitehead , and minister Mary D. Edwards to start off the semester.

You can always hear music coming from the studio when you pass by but last week host of “Dirt Radio” Ben Lantz brought in a band for a live performance.  Ben interviewed the  band Aeris, and set up in the studio for a live performance on air. Ben also brought in composer, and professor at Wayne State University Matthew Schoendorff for a live interview.

Interviews from “WAYN’s Gospel Show” and “Michigan Movement ” with host Angelina Czarnecki have been posted over on our soundcloud. Interviews from “Dirt Radio” are soon to come,  so stay tuned and we will keep you posted!

Thursdays in the D

By Sarah Carson/WAYN Radio

It was a chilly but beautiful night on the Detroit riverfront last Thursday.  Students  gathered for the weekly Thursdays in the D activity: a trip on the Diamond Jack River Tour.  It took a little longer than expected to get started,  from the amount of  students joining  the fun, the shuttles had to make extra rounds.  Once the boat left the dock it was clear that the tour was going to be a good time.

As the boat made its way from the Riverwalk north of the Renaissance Center upstream towards Lake St. Clair, students learned about the industrial history of the area, along with more recent history, like what hotel the Beatles stayed in when they visited Detroit in the ‘60s!  Contemporary landmarks like Kid Rock’s house and the Manoogian Mansion were also pointed out.  The second half of the tour was largely a dance party, with several students forming a conga line and having fun dancing to the radio.  The riverboat offered snacks, soft drinks, and even alcoholic beverages to those over 21, which added to the festivity.

Overall, Thursdays in the D really stepped it up with something new and different this week, and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.  Bringing students to the Riverwalk and on the boat tour was a great way to introduce them to an area of Detroit they may not have explored before. Wayne State University students  Katelin Maylum and Alisha Kennedy both looked forward to the experience. Maylum  hadn’t known there were even riverboat tours offered on the Detroit River before that night.

This week, Thursdays in the D takes students to the Charles H. Wright Museum for Salsa Night!  It’s free with a OneCard, and shuttles will leave from in front of Starbucks and University at 6 pm.

WAYN Radio Fall Programs

Click on the pictures to see a description of the WAYN Radio Fall Talent

Dally in the Alley

Wayne State students, Detroit residents and lovers of the city celebrated, what we would like to call, the official end to summer with Dally in the Alley. Michigan Movement host, and General Manager at WAYN Radio  Angelina Czarnecki got the chance to talk to some artist, vendors,  and some first time “dalliers” as well as dancing the night away in the alleys of north Cass Corridor.

Dally in the Alley celebrated their 35th year and welcomed many new artist like Detroit rapper SelfSays.  Performing at Dally for the first time, concerts in Paris and his musical style were all topics of discussion.

“The vibes (for Dally performance)  were good, very positive, more and more people starting filling up the space. I was fortunate enough to play the Forest Stage, I guess that’s the big boy stage, and it was good, people got in to it nice response, and people had fun”  shared SelfSays after his performance at Dally in the Alley.

So, we all know that Dally is the place to check out new music and local artist but it is also the hot spot to get some shopping done. Local vendors filled the streets and we got the chance to speak with Steven Bock from the Detroit Bicycle Company. Detroit Bicycle Company vended for the first time this year and appreciated the crowd vibe. Over at Dally they had a great display of bikes,  leaving the crowd to take pictures and admire the style all night.

“Dally is a more independent, young crowd, and a good mix of people” Steven Bock Detroit Bicycle Company .

Another year has past but Dally will return and relive the crazy night in the alley.

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