Author: Laura Alden

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, listen back at 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 […]

Since the murder of George Floyd, many Black people in America have been sharing their experiences with racism. These stories are powerful and deserve to be heard. We at WSLR believe these stories can also help move people to change their thoughts and move people to action. We want to give these stories a space […]

Nuestra MĂşsica presents 2 hours of some of the Best Latino Jazz and Blues.Bolivia Jazz, Jarabe de Palo, JoaquĂ­n Sabina, Pappo’s Blues, PeruJazz, Tesis de Menta con Pablo MilanĂ©s and much more. Extra bonus Foxtrot from Spain. Have fun with the rhythms of Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde.

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