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!

Have a Safe and Happy Memorial Weekend

WHFR wishes all of our listeners to have a fun and safe Memorial Holiday weekend. WHFR will still be on the air providing you the best, little heard music on the FM dial and beyond. So make us the soundtrack to your weekend!

Lots of Great Artist Spotlight Shows Left Including the Moog-athon and the Return of Delicate Destruction

Make sure you check out the rest of the Artist Spotlight Shows this week. Friday will feature a six-hour Moog-athon and Saturday will see the return of the Delicate Destruction show.

Below is a list of the remaining Artist Spotlight Shows:

WHFR Moog-athon 2011

On Friday, May 20, 2011, please join us from 6:00pm to midnight for a very special six-hour "Moog-athon" birthday tribute to the late Dr. Robert Moog, American electronic music pioneer, and inventor of the "Moog" synthesizer. Space is the Place host Tom Wilson takes you on a journey of electronic music performed on the Moog synth by artists rarely heard on the airwaves. Tune in Friday, May 20, from 6:00pm to midnight for Moog-athon 2011...a well-deserved tribute to the godfather of electronic music.

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Week - Sunday May 15 to Saturday May 21

Starting Sunday (May 15) WHFR will be hosting its annual ARTIST SPOTLIGHT WEEK. From Sunday to Saturday (May 21) listen to your favorite WHFR shows spotlight a particular artist or a group of artist on their show. A wide variety of local, national and international artists will be spotlighted all week.

Below is a list of some of shows and their artist spotlight:
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Flowers, Farms, Gardens, and Luck are featured on "Theme Attic" this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, May, 12th

A planting theme is featured for this week's edition of "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about the selected subjects. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, May 12th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes using music for discussion points. He also plans to throw in some "lucky" songs for this week's Friday the 13th!

"Theme Attic" celebrates Cinco de Mayo this week! Thursday, 10-Noon EDT, May 5th

"Theme Attic" celebrates Cinco de Mayo this week with plenty of music that features songs about Mexico by a wide range of musicians! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, May 5 from 10:00 AM until Noon EDT for his unusual and clever view points! He also plans to throw in a couple of songs for mothers, as well as a song or two about the Kentucky Derby!

PETER ROBBINS will guest on "We Are Not Alone" Tuesday, 1-2 PM May 3rd

Last September, Peter Robbins gave an outstanding presentation on the Rendlesham forest UFO incident right here at Henry Ford Community College and now will be our guest in this installment of "We Are Not Alone". Robbins is one of the best known and most respected investigative writers and speakers with regard to the study of UFOs and their implications. He’s been involved in this field for more than thirty years, as a researcher, investigator, writer, lecturer, activist and author.

"Theme Attic" brings an Easter theme this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, April 28th

"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres around the selected subjects, celebrates Easter this week with "Easter-like" themes: DEATH, Life, & Hope* (*Actual size). Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, April 28 at 10:00 AM for his unusual and clever takes using music for discussion points. He also plans to throw in a couple of seasonal Easter songs for good measure.

Ernie Richardson is Special Guest on IMPACT! -- 1pm Tuesday, April 26

What scholarship, community outreach and youth projects are on the agenda of Motor City Brass Band?

Find out tomorrow at 1pm when MCBB's Ernie Richardson visits with host Lynn on IMPACT! right here on 89.3 WHFR.FM.

"Theme Attic" celebrates EARTH DAY in Part 2 of Physical Elements - 10am-Noon, Thursday, April 21st

In Celebration of Earth Day, Physical Elements, Part 2: Earth & Water on Theme Attic!

This week Theme Attic, the musical show that picks themes and then plays music from various genres about them, is celebrating Earth Day by examining songs about the earth as "well" as water. Join DJ Phil Maq as he explores part 2 of his Physical Elements theme.

Wall Clocks on the Mid-Day Mix 3-4pm Today Wed April 20!

Check out an acoustic set and interview with the Wall Clocks from 3-4pm on the Mid-Day Mix today April 20! The Wall Clocks is a great supporter of WHFR and have appeared on the Motor Live Drive at Five and was on of the bands that performed at our 25th Anniversary Party.

Billy Bang Tribute TONIGHT at 6pm on WHFR

Billy Bang was a violinist and intense spirit who touched many of our lives. Although we lost Billy last Monday, we still have the vast memories and recordings of his music to keep that spirit alive.

Hopefully some of us (thanks to Peter Cox in NY) had a chance to hear WKCR in NY broadcast an incredible tribute and memorial to Billy last week. With their incredible resources they truly do justice to the lives of our beloved artists.

Thanks for Your Support during WHFR's Radiothon 2011

Thanks to everyone who donated and came out to support WHFR at our Radiothon events. We cannot do it without you! The kickoff party at Bailey's was a lot of fun and great to see so many friends of WHFR to come out and support us and local electronic DJs. The Blues Benefit was a great way to end our week-long pledge drive - we saw several loyal WHFR supporters and lovers of the blues! Thanks to everyone who came out and for the artists who donated their time at these events.

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