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The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 4/24/15

Bookstore One owner and member of the Florida Studio Theatre board, Georgia Court will join Steve and Lew this week to talk about the upcoming Poetry Salon Luncheon and the importance of poetry. She may even read a poem or two.

Later, Toby Rogers author of The Ganja Godfather, will tell us about his adventures with childhood friend and mobster Silvio Eboli which are chronicled in his tell-all book.

Hot Dog! It's Marathon Time on HotRodRock 4-6 PM Tuesday 4/21

Twice a year we ask the community to show its support of your radio station. It's that week now. The WSLR 96.5 FM spring membership drive! HotRodRock has a 20 call goal. We Need YOU to call this time. Need make a statement that a roots rock show is still relevant. Can only do that with your call to  (941)954-8636 or (941)894-6469 Stella and Zippy will be taking your call.  Check out the HRR exclusive thank you gifts here:

Maternally Yours: Spring Fund Drive!

Fifty two times a year, the Maternally Yours Collective donates our time, preparation, research, production and LOVE to the WSLR 96.5 Community Radio airwaves so that the women and families in our community and beyond can receive evidence-based information for their family-growing years. Just TWO times a year, we ask that you give a little something back to this radio station that gave us a voice over 180 Episodes ago.

This Spring, we will be asking you to call in on Tuesday, April 21st to show us your love and support LIVE ON THE AIR at (941) 954-8636.

STRATosphere.. april22..9am to 9.30

Join STRATosphere hosts for a conversation with advocate, Andy Mele, about phosphate strip mining in Florida and the environmental implications. Learn about groups in opposition to strip mining and what you can do to fight this practice in Florida.

Radio Dave Joins Gary O for Fund Raiser - 12 Noon Monday

Join Radio Dave and Gary O for All Things Rock on Monday at Noon as they play great rock tunes and chat about their many experiences in radio through the years.

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, April 20th, 7-9pm

"There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!"

Remember, folks, that this past Thursday, April 16th, we started our
Spring ‘15 on-air membership drive.

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, April 20th, 7-9pm

"There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!"

I'll be posting full setlists from now on, so scroll down...and I'll be posting the week's gig announcements as well, while my show's webpage remains down:

Great American String Band
Pilgrimage Theater,  
Hollywood, CA

April 20, 1974
multi gen cass/soundboard > BBE362NR > DAT

The Sunday Folk Show with Ishmael Katz and James Hawkins

Hello fellow music lovers.  Please help out The Sunday Folk Show and WSLR Community Radio by calling  in your pledge during our show tomorrow, April 19 between 11am-1pm EDT.  Operators will be standing by.  Call 941-954-8636 or 941-894-6469.   It makes it so  much more fun to get calls while we are on the air.  We will be playing the music you love as well as reminding our listeners all that they get from their community radio station.  Thanks in advance.


Tonight.. Spring FUND DRIVE for Spirit of Punk radio show
I will be sharing the bill with Joel Jaffe of The Indie Files... so 2 hours of great music.
call 954-894-6469 or 941-954-8636 or donate at it's easy. 

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 4/17/15

This Friday is the first day of Global Youth Service Day,  on which thousands of young people around globe will be doing good deeds through the weekend. Telling us about the local effort will be Suriya Khong from  Sarasota's Community Youth Development and Pine View School volunteer Emma Knego who is participating in the event.

Later, Christine Jennings (left), the new chair of the Sarasota Democratic Party will talk about Hillary and what may be coming up in the 2016 election.


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