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MUSIC: WXCI & CityCenter Danbury present “Random Compassion Fest” July 20

July 14, 2014 | By

random-compassion-fest-2014Join WXCI for an afternoon of great LIVE music on the Danbury Green on Sunday July 20, 12-8PM. And it’s FREE!

A bunch of us from WXCI will be there as MCs, introducing some great local bands, playin’ tunes between the bands, and hanging out all day long with you.

Admission is FREE, but donations are welcome. All donations benefit Ann’s Place, a local cancer support charity.

HOT LOCAL BANDS PERFORMING:

Note: Every band name is also a link to their Facebook page.

Violent Mae
Fatal Film
Laundry Day
Take One Car
J. Chance  
Juliet Foxtrot Kilo
loom
This Criminal Soul
Backdoor Boys
Fugitive

To read more about this very cool event, click here.

…and oh yeah, did we mention it’s FREE?  It is.

July 11-13: Music, and food, and activities! Oh, my! (Bethel Summer Fest 2014)

July 9, 2014 | By

Friday July 11th through Sunday July 13th, Bethel Chamber of Commerce is hosting the “Bigger and Better Than Ever” Summer Fest. Our very own WXCI DJ, Darnell, will be DJing the entire event for ALL THREE DAYS.

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Schedule of Events

Friday 

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm – Bethel’s 2nd annual BeerFest (Adults only) Municipal Center Lawn – Advance Tickets recommended by clicking here [SOLD OUT]

Saturday 

11:00 am to 5:00 pm – Sidewalk Sales (Greenwood Ave)

10:00am to 4:00pm – Free Amber Alert Registration – Newtown Savings Bank Dolan Plaza – sponsored by Newtown Savings Bank and the Danbury Rotary Club.  Free Safety Tips/Activities for Children provided by Troop 50006.

2:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Street Fair (School Street and Municipal Center Lawn) includes over 100 Craft and Food Vendors, Inflatables, Kids Activities, Face Painting, Hair Extensions, Live Music and Entertainment (Click here for On Stage Schedule)

Sunday

11:00am to 4:00pm - Street Fair (School Street and Municipal Center Lawn) includes over 100 Craft and Food Vendors, Inflatables, Kids Activities, Face Painting, Hair Extensions, Live Music and Entertainment (Click here for On Stage Schedule)

*Schedule subject to change. Check http://www.bethelsummerfest.com/ for more info and up-to-date schedule.

BobFest2014 (6/17/14: Marley 8-11am & Dylan 5-9pm)

June 16, 2014 | By

For the first time ever, this year BobFest will be having TWO Bobs featured during the day on June 17, 2014.

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Marley

Starting off in the morning is Darnell and his morning show. He’ll be featuring Bob Marley for three hours, 8-11am ET.

“Every little thing gonna be all right.”

Dylan

Make sure you tune in that evening for the originators of BobFest, Rob and Brian, as they do Shout Brother Shout. They’ll be featuring Bob Dylan for four hours, 5-9pm ET.

“Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right”

CT Military Museum

May 20, 2014 | By

This Saturday, May 24th, WXCI will be broadcasting live from the Military Museum of Southern New England from 12pm to 5pm.  Be sure to come out and join us for their Open Turret Day.  For more information, including directions, ticket pricing, exhibit information, and more, be sure to

click here!

 

Kristen on an MBT-70

Kristen on an MBT-70

WXCI on SurveyMonkey

May 14, 2014 | By

WXCI will begin posting SurveyMonkey polls and questionnaires to get feedback from the listeners.  Our first survey asking about general information is now up, so be sure to fill it out.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VD7JWBX

 

And now a second survey regarding our Sports Show:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/72JW59X

Music in Your Shoes

May 9, 2014 | By

Music in Your ShoesGot the Monday blues? Listen to Music in Your Shoes! Monday nights 7-9pm ET on 91.7FM WXCI.

Join your host DJ AC as he plays tunes to get your toes tappin’. New music as well as his picks in indie rock, punk, garage, ska, alternative, and whatever else.

NEXT SHOW: MAY 12, 2014. Spectral Fangs will be making a guest appearance to do a live acoustic set and interview. They’re a band out of Danbury (where else?) and will be enlightening you with their unique combination of garage rock, pop, and rock ‘n roll.

Right here on your favorite radio station, 91.7FM WXCI Danbury. Commercial-free 24/7.

The Grad Heard ‘Round the World

May 9, 2014 | By

Interested in hearing the 116th Annual WCSU Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies but can’t attend? There’s a station for that.

Western Connecticut State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies of 2014

WXCI will be broadcasting this Sunday’s entire graduation beginning at 10:30am ET. Be sure to listen ~30 minutes before (live at 9:55am ET) to hear our DJs’ introductory announcements.

Live. Cap-to-gown coverage. Exclusive interviews with grads. Full broadcast of event. What more could you want? You can tune in to 91.7FM. Or, if you aren’t in the Danbury, CT area or would like to listen online, click the “LISTEN LIVE” link at the top of our website.

Mashdown Radio

May 9, 2014 | By

Tune in to Mashdown Radio with your hosts Darnell and Scott, on Saturday from 4 pm until 7 pm. Hear some of the best reggae, and dancehall. We will be featuring new music from Ziggy Marley and Ce’Cile

Saturday Morning Club

May 9, 2014 | By

Tune in Saturday from 8 am until 11 am. With your hosts Brian, Darnell, and Bobbie. Listen to some great music and get the latest news on the NFL draft. Don’t forget we have “Bobbies Bird Corner”

Check out WXCI on SoundCloud!

April 28, 2014 | By

We will be posting content on SoundCloud, including lectures, interviews, full shows, and more.

 

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