After 9 years WHFR says Goodbye to Acoustic Alternatives

Sunday mornings will be a little different come July with June 26 being the final Acoustic Alternatives show hosted by John Bommarito. Acoustic Alternatives has been part of the WHFR for 9 years and it is sad to see John go. John has exposed WHFR listeners to several up-and-coming singer songwriters and brought into the station several great local and national talent throughout the years. John can still be heard on the radio dial in Ann Arbor but he will be missed here at WHFR and in Dearborn. Thanks for all the great radio John!

Blues Lady Kate Hart on "No Boys A-Loud" -- Saturday, June 25, noon-2pm

Tune in tomorrow noon 'til 2pm when host Lynn welcomes blues singer / voice coach Kate Hart and her students to "No Boys A-Loud". Hear some great music and learn about Kate's life as singer and coach.

That's "No Boys A-Loud" every Saturday from noon until 2pm where we bring you the best of female artists from all different genres, right here on WHFR Dearborn!

Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond featuring WEST SIDE STORY Friday June 24 10am-1pm

Make sure you listen to Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond to hear the featured the Broadway musical of the week: WEST SIDE STORY. This modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet with rival gangs in New York City is a classic both on the stage and screen. WEST SIDE STORY features the music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and debuted on Broadway in 1957. Make sure you listen in for more about this Broadway musical and more from 10am - 1pm on Friday. Every week Joe features a different Broadway musical along with Big Band from the early 20th Century to the present.

"Summer songs" and more are featured on "Theme Attic" this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, June, 23rd

Summer is officially here and "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about the selected subjects, is going to focus on summer songs and activities this week. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 23rd at 10:00 AM as he celebrates the arrival of summer!

Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond featuring KISMET Friday June 17 10am-1pm

Make sure you listen to Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond to hear the featured the Broadway musical of the week: KISMET - A MUSICAL ARABIAN NIGHT. This version of KISMET is from the Original Broadway Cast featuring Alfred Drake and Doretta Morrow with music by Alexander Borodin from the 1953 production of the musical. Make sure you listen in for more about this Broadway musical and more from 10am - 1pm on Friday. Every week Joe features a different Broadway musical along with Big Band from the early 20th Century to the present.

Grads, Dads, and Brides are featured on "Theme Attic" this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, June, 16th

Many social events take place every June and "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about the selected subjects, is going to focus on them this week. Graduations, Father's Day, weddings and some other June related subjects will be featured. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 16th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music.

The first Semi-Annual "Theme Attic" Hall of Fame Member Show this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, June, 9th

"Theme Attic" is featuring only one theme this week: DJ Phil Maq will try to play as many songs as he can from the variety of musical artists selected to the "Theme Attic Hall of Fame!" Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 9th at 10:00 AM for the fun!

Beat the Heat and Stay Cool by Listening to WHFR

Baby it's hot outside but if you want to stay cool and have a soundtrack to your day - tune into WHFR. Also, make sure you drink lots of water, wear sunblock and try to find a cool place indoors. Stay cool and listen to WHFR all day and everyday!

Sam Maranto will guest on WE ARE NOT ALONE Tuesday (June 7) 1-2 PM

Sam Maranto is Illinois’ State director for The Mutual UFO Network or MUFON. Mr. Maranto is best known for his role as the lead investigator of the 2004 Tinley Park, IL, mass UFO sighting case, the O’Hare International Airport sighting of 2006, and the Northlake car incident of 2008. His case studies have been used in numerous television programs, including “10 Best UFO Encounters” on NBC’s Dateline, “Invasion Illinois, Aliens at the Airport”, and the History Channel’s “UFO Hunters”. He has been interviewed on numerous media shows. Join us as we explore some of the now classic and highly publicized cases coming out of Michigan’s sister state. Listen to WE ARE NOT ALONE hosted by David Twichell Tuesday June 7 from 1-2PM or listen to the podcast.

"Theme Attic" is going traveling for the summer! Songs about roads, streets, and towns are featured this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, June, 2nd

With Memorial Day being the unofficial start of summer, "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about the selected subjects, is going to hit the road for the summer. This week's show focuses on songs about roads, streets, and towns. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 2nd at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music. Keep your musical passport handy!

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