Author: Laura Alden

WSLR+Fogartyville T-Shirt Design Contest  To celebrate our return of live music to the Fogartyville stage, WSLR+Fogartyville is holding a T-shirt design contest for FOGARTYVILLE.   We are looking for a design that captures the purpose and vibe of our community space.   WSLR+Fogartyville is accepting submissions for the 2021 Fogartyville T-Shirt Design Contest between March 1, […]

In cooperation with local colleges, WSLR will be airing a special segment every Wednesday evening during the month of February in honor of Black History month. At 6:30pm, we will be airing segments featuring Black Literature and Poetry with our listeners. We hope you will listen in.

This beautiful “Orange Whammy” guitar, custom made by Monroe Guitars, is available as a premium for a donation to WSLR+Fogartyville of $650. It features a hollow body single Venetian cutout, dual Humbuckers, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, maple top sides and back, a tremolo bar and floating bridge. Includes hardshell case, extra set Didario strings, clipon […]

Get your dancing shoes on, roll up the rug and crank up the volume, as the Blue Groove celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a special edition featuring Latin Jazz, music from Cuba and salsa music inspired by life on the streets and in the after-hours dance clubs of NYC.  You’ll hear how Dizzy Gillespie and […]

Mark your calendars and plan to attend WSLR+Fogartyville’s Annual Membership Meeting- VIRTUALLY! You’ll get updates from staff on our current financial situation, what’s happening at Fogartyville, and you’ll get to meet our new Board members.   Join the meeting here!

On August 13, 2020 radio stations across the country will unite to commemorate the life of Breonna Taylor and the many female victims of American police brutality.  This broadcast event coordinated by WXOX Louisville in collaboration with Breonna Taylor’s family will mark the five-month anniversary of Breonna’s passing. In the words of Breonna’s aunt Bianca […]

Volunteer Programmer, Cathy Antunes, of The Detail, Thursdays, 9-10am, has done exhaustive research into “dark money” used in campaigns of local candidates.  This is a link to her recent publication based on her research, Local Dark Money: Citizens United meets Main Street in Sarasota and Manatee, Florida.  You can find out more information through her […]

InTransition rings out every Tuesday evening @ 9 PM EDT. Tonight’s hustle and bustle includes the latest from Badly Drawn Boy, Hum, Talk Show, Crickets, Sorry and so much more! Tune to 96.5 FM WSLR Sarasota FL or 100.1 FM WBPV Bradenton FL, live-stream at WSLR.org, listen back at archive.wslr.org or download our smartphone app and go to […]

As our communities are coming to grips with with the tragedies of both the global pandemic and also an awakening to the deep roots of systemic racism that have plagued cultures world wide, music has been found to have great healing powers. That’s the suggestion of one of our WSLR programmers, Carlos Pagán, the host […]


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