Melvin Davis on "Motor Live Drive @ 5" -- 5pm Thursday, May 13

Hear a very special performance this Thursday on "Motor Live Drive @ 5" when Northern Soul artist Melvin Davis joins Mr. White and Margaret. Melvin is backed by the rock historians and hard rockin' band "Party Stompers."

Melvin was an original Fortune Record artist and a Motown session musician at from 1961-1970.

Although he's done only a handful of shows in Detroit in the past 40 years, Melvin fills concert halls in Europe! He's performing locally this Saturday; then heading to New York and Europe for an international tour.

Mick Bassett and the Marthas on "Motor" -- 5pm Thursday, May 6

Join Mr. White and Margaret as they welcome back Mick Bassett and the Marthas to tomorrow's "Motor Live Drive at 5".

Mick's bringing the full band -- including two trombones! -- in anticipation of a cd release party Thursday, May 13 at The Loving Touch Pool Hall in Ferndale (248-546-3644).

Since last appearing on "Motor" in November 2007, Mick has been working with the Jason Stollsteiner group "The Hounds Below."

Remember, if you miss tomorrow's broadcast, you can catch the podcast anytime from the WHFR website!

It's Cinco de Mayo on WHFR!

Tune in 6pm tomorrow, May 5, for a spicey Latin-themed "Common Ground" show with guest-host Alex.

Then there's a dash of "Mexican Hat Dance" on "Noise Pollution" with Mike Intemann at 8pm.


Award-Winning Journalist and Investigative Reporter Jaime Maussan on "We Are Not Alone" -- 1pm Tuesday, May 4

Jaime Maussan joins host David Twichell on the next installment of "We Are Not Alone."

The award-winning journalist and investigative reporter hosts the television show, "The Third Millennium" and directs Mexico's version of "60 Minutes". Often called "the Dan Rather of Mexico," Mr. Maussan is internationally known as one of the most respected UFO investigators. He has compiled over 5,000 videos and photographs of anomalous objects and has presented this information around the world.

Join us 1pm Tuesday, when Jaime shares his latest finds.

Special Edition "Campus Connection" -- 1pm Tuesday, April 27

Join Dennis and Lynsey as they discuss the presentation of Marine R.J. Del Vecchio, Vietnam War photographer and co-author of "Whitewash/Blackwash: Myths of the Vietnam War." The presentation is 10am Thursday, Room L-14.

What is "The Not-So-International Film Festival?" It takes place at 7:15pm May 14, at the MacKenzine Fine Arts Building, Adray Auditorium. Get all the details on the "Campus Connection."

Learn about upcoming HFCC Theatre auditions and productions, along with all the great spring concerts from the HFCC choral and instrumental ensembles.

Tracy Kash Thomas on "MOTOR" this Thursday

This Thursday on "Motor Live Drive @ 5", the Motor team is excited to host Tracy Kash Thomas live in the WHFR studio. Tracy is the 2009 Michigan Music Awards winner for best jazz vocalist and she will be sharing music on Thursday at 5pm from her latest CD that is due out this weekend. If your unable to tune in during the live performance at 5pm Thursday, check out the podcast at our WHFR website. Simply click on the posting for April 22 and stream the music at your leisure. Check it out!

Reverend Pamela Taylor, Spiritualist Minister on "Metaphysically Speaking" -- 1pm Tuesday

Join host Mike Holloway when he welcomes Spiritualist Minister, Master Astrologer, Psychic Reader and Medium Pamela Taylor to tomorrow's edition of "Metaphysically Speaking".

Reverend Taylor hosts "Out of the Ordinary... Into the Extraordinary", a metaphysical television show based in Grosse Pointe.

Learn about the meaning of dreams, how Reverend Taylor became an ordained minister, and when and how she realized her psychic abilities.

For more information about Reverend Taylor, check her website: mystic@IntoTheMystical.com.

What A Finish! -- All For You!! -- Radiothon 2010 Saturday!!!

Be part of the special events of Radiothon 2010 as we wrap up tomorrow!

10am: "The Lost Highway" with special guest "Doop" of the Inside Outlaws; join host Tom as he welcomes Doop and his acoustic guitar.

Noon: "No Boys A-loud" welcomes Sheila Landis and Rick Matle. Tune in for music and talk with host Lynn and these great friends of WHFR.

2pm: Tomorrow's "Saturday Spontaneity" gets the blues with bandleader Dr. Wally B.. Lynn & Dennis learn about "CatDaddy and the 1320s" blues band, hear some great live harp, and talk about WHFR history.

WHFR Blues Music Benefit Saturday, April 17, 2010

Please join us TOMORROW, April 17th, from 9pm - 1am for a great night of blues music at Dearborn's New Place Lounge! Our host band will be the "Pleasure Tones." Chris Bracey (drummer / vocalist / composer) fronts the trio, joined by guitarist Tony Amaro and bassist Ben Lettermoser. Expect the best in jump/swing blues and more.

Mayor John B. O'Reilly on "The New WHFR Journal" -- 1pm Friday, April 16; Wolfgang Spider and Barb Gitre Take Your Pledges On "Highway 61" -- 2pm Friday, April 16

Hear special guests on Friday's Radiothon 2010 programs.

Join host Jay Korinek as he chats with Dearborn Mayor John B. O'Reilly on "The New WHFR Journal"; then stay tuned for Jo Ann Korczynska's "Highway 61" when Detroit Blues Society reps Wolfgang Spider and Barb Gitre handle the Radiothon 2010 phones.

Feel free to call in your support at 313-845-9676 ext. 1 or 800-585-4322 ext. 9676, or use the "Radiothon 2010" button on the web page: www.whfr.fm.