WHFR News

Tommy Castro this Friday with Mike Holloway!

Blues rocker extraordinaire and Alligator recording artist, Tommy Castro will be doing a live in studio interview on the next edition of "The Go with the Flow, Mike Holloway Show" this Friday August 23rd 4 to 6 pm! Be sure to tune in for an enjoyable, informative and enlightening conversation with Tommy and Mike. Don't miss it!

Rollin' and Tumblin' Invades Noise Pollution to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock!

Join host Pat Frisco as he plays music from the festival that changed music and culture forever! Celebrate with us for 4 hours of music that was played at the festival, this Sunday starting at 1 pm!

08-06-19: 12 - 1 PM: Tuesday Forum. We Are Not Alone.

Jennifer Stein is the producer of the excellent documentary “Travis: the true story of Travis Walton”, which is the subject of the book and movie “Fire in the Sky”. She is a filmmaker, researcher writer, and entrepreneur, as well as the state section director for Pennsylvania MUFON. Jennifer joins us on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 12 noon to discuss her latest research and help celebrate We Are Not Alone’s 13th anniversary. Remember after the broadcast this show is available as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

21st Annual Homelessness Marathon Starts at 10 am!

The 21st Annual Homelessness Marathon will air from 10am to midnight Eastern
time today! Founded in 1998, the broadcast will be
carried by about 40 non-commercial radio stations coast-to-coast. This year's
broadcast has been produced in conjunction with WMBR, the radio station of MIT.

The Marathon will have many, many interesting guests (a schedule is
attached). These will include Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern; Cheri Honkala,
head of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign; Mass. State Rep. Mike
Connolly and Poor People's Campaign co-chair Rev. Liz Theoharis.

WHFR Playing Classical 24 during Henry Ford College Shutdown this Weekend starting after Live from Studio J today Thursday July 18

From WHFR General Manager Susan McGraw:
Hello WHFR listeners. Due to extreme heat and to reduce energy usage Henry Ford College in Dearborn is going to be closed from Thursday evening through Monday morning, July 22nd. Please go to www.hfcc.edu for updates on the college's hours.

With the closing of campus, WHFR will air Classical 24, our standard overnight programming, live from Public Radio International throughout the weekend. As a precaution, our local DJs are not able to be in studio for our regularly scheduled programming while the campus is closed. Please tune in for all of your favorite shows beginning again on Monday morning. If anything changes, we'll keep you posted. Thank you for your understanding and enjoy our lovely classical programming this weekend.

If you're in need of cooling center information, here is a link to the Wayne County cooling sites listing: https://www.waynecounty.com/elected/executive/cooling-centers-in-wayne-c...

Be safe, check on your neighbors, and stay cool!

John Mayall Interview Friday July 26th!

Be sure to tune in for the next edition of "The Go with The Flow, Mike Holloway Show", Friday July 26th 4 - 6 p.m., for a fascinating interview with the legendary "Godfather of British Blues" Mr. John Mayall! John talks about how he got started with the blues and his career in music. It's an interesting and informative discussion that you will not want to miss!

WHFR is at Concert of Colors!

Listen as WHFR broadcasts from the Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts for the 27th annual Concert of Colors!

For a full schedule of performers, go to concertofcolors.com

Celebrate the Fourth of July with WHFR and The Grateful Dead!

All Fourth of July we will be playing one The Grateful Dead's final shows recorded back in 2015! This is the full recording from the Fare There Well shows when the core four reunited in Chicago one last time as The Grateful Dead for one final weekend to celebrate 50 years since the start of the long strange trip!

07-02-19: 12 - 1 PM: Tuesday Forum. We Are Not Alone.

Executive Director of The Mutual UFO Network Mr. Jan Harzan will join host David Twichell on Tuesday, July 2. They will discuss MUFON’s 50th birthday and its upcoming Symposium in Irvine, California later this month. We’ll also discuss the latest revelation in Ufology which is the Pentagon’s admission that they have been studying UFOs ever since they denied studying UFOs. Join us on Tuesday, July 2 at 12 noon. Remember after the broadcast this show is available as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

06-04-19: 12 - 1 PM: Tuesday Forum. We Are Not Alone.

Paul Hellyer will be our guest on Tuesday, June 4 at 1PM EST. Mr. Hellyer is the former minister of defense for Canada in the 1960's, and the first person of Cabinet rank to make the statement, "UFO's are as real as the airplanes overhead." He has written several books mostly of a political and financial nature. However, two of his latest books are "The Money Mafia: A World in Crisis" and "Hope Restored: An Autobiography." Both of which refer to the UFO phenomenon and their impact on our civilization. Join us for the discussion.