WHFR Supporting Local Music on "Motor Live Drive" Thursdays at 5:00

As "Motor Live Drive @ 5" celebrates it's third anniversary showcasing local bands live in the WHFR studio, we are very excited with the upcoming schedule! Heating up the airwaves on Thursday, February 4th at 5:00 pm, the rock band Phang will be performing their debut CD "Princess Magma". And joining the team February 11th, the three-piece garage band Ruggs will be shaking things up. For a list of the almost 100 bands who have played visit the Motor Live Drive myspace site: myspace.com/motorlivedrive.

WHFR Forum: "We Are Not Alone" -- 1pm, Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Bill Konkolesky discusses the interworkings of Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) as well as his new book "Experiencer: Raised in Two Worlds". The State Director for Michigan MUFON has been featured on SciFi’s "Abduction Diaries" and Peter Jennings’ "Seeing is Believing". He has been a guest on numerous radio shows and lecturer on the alien-abduction phenomenon.

Join us 1pm Tuesday to learn what it is like to live in this reality, while enduring occasional visits from another.

"Old Empire" on "Random Access" -- 7pm Wednesday, January 27

Gabe Dodson is the singer/songwriter for Old Empire. Evoking everything from Motown, to 60’s surf rock, traditional country and NYC new wave, Old Empire's music spans the breadth of American pop. OE's debut, "Queen City Quandaries", was recorded at Ferndale's Tempermill Studio.

Tune in 7pm tomorrow to hear the music and meet the musicians.

Jill Jack to perform on "Acoustic Alternatives"

Talented Singer/Songwriter Jill Jack will be live in studio on Sunday, Jan 31 at noon on WHFR's "Acoustic Alternatives". Jill will play songs from her new "Songwriter Sessions" disc. Join your host John Bommarito for this secial treat, and tune in to "Acoustic Alternatives" every Sunday from 10am-1pm for this and other amazing music and live performances.

Weekly Music Chart Top 10

01 Sheila Landis - Heart Plaza
02 Soundtrack - Leverage
03 Spoon - Transference
04 Ben Fuller - Aquarian Sun
05 Yo La Tengo - Popular Songs
06 Vampire Weekend - Contra
07 The Postmarks - Memoirs At The End of The World
08 Generationals - Con Law
09 Devendra Banhart - What Will We Be
10 Fruit Bats - The Ruminant Band

Robert Taylor on "Metaphysically Speaking" -- WHFR Forum Tuesday, January 17, 2010, 1pm EST

Robert Taylor, scholar and teacher of Vedic philosophy, Bhakti Yoga practioner, author and TV host is Michael Holloway's guest this month.

Mr. Taylor is a featured speaker and writer in the area of metaphysics. He has hosted several media shows on
spirituality. The Grosse Pointe resident produces and hosts "Out of the Ordinary, Into the Extraordinary" a popular holistic metaphysical TV show.

Martin Luther King Tribute -- Monday, January 18

Tune in for a special one-hour tribute to Martin Luther King with commentary from Andrew Young, Rosa Parks, and Edward M. Kennedy. Music of Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, and the SNCC Freedom Singers, takes you back to the 60s. Enjoy the broadcast at 9am and 1pm.

Special Guests Saturday, January 16 -- Noon - 4pm

"Singers Of United Lands" shares its special brand of world music on "Common Ground" noon-2pm. Learn about the origin of this fascinating project, meet the musicians, and enjoy the wonderful music!

Then stay tuned for Sheila Landis and her unique style of Jazz, Latin and blues on "No Boys A-Loud" from 2pm-4pm. Sheila has been named "Outstanding Jazz Vocalist" by The Detroit Music Awards seven times.

Weekly Music Chart Top 10

01 Devendra Banhart - What Will We Be
02 I Fight Dragons - Cool is Just a Number
03 They Might Be Giants - Here Comes Science
04 Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
05 God Help The Girl - God Help The Girl
06 Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk
07 Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard - One Fast Move Or I'm Gone
08 Fruit Bats - The Ruminant Band
09 Spearhead - Deathless Steel Command
10 Sprague Brothers - Instrumental Party

Campus Connection This Tuesday 1pm

Learn about HFCC's award-winning Ice Carving Club when you join Dennis and Lynsey for 2010's first Campus Connection tomorrow at 1pm.

They'll get you the low down on the Winter Semester "Welcome Back Days" on January 26-27.

And tell you all about the "HFCC Big Band Motown Review" coming up Saturday, January 30.

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