WYEP's Holiday Weekend Programming

 

We have a lot of special programming for the upcoming holiday weekend. Below is a list of what will be different and what will be the same on our programming schedule.

 

Friday, December 23rd

  • 9AM-1PM: Kevin Gavin All-Request Holiday Music Special - For the 40th year, Kevin Gavin from our sister station WESA is hosting an all-request holiday music program, and it will once again be simulcast on both WYEP and WESA. We also invite you to visit the Community Broadcast Center during the broadcast for an open house including tours, holiday treats, and a visit from Santa. Kidsburgh will be here with some children-friendly activities. Click for more information.

(Grand Groove Radio & The Block Party will be preempted for a special music mix of some of the great musicians we lost in 2016.)

Saturday, December 24th

  • 2-5PM: The Soul Show Holiday Special - Host Mike Canton will bring you everything from James Brown to Jimi Hendrix to Caribbean steel pan. In addition, Mike will review The Soul Show's Top 10 albums of 2016.

 

  • 5PM-midnight: WYEP Holiday Mix - A continuous mix of holiday songs, traditional and new. Listen for a uniquely WYEP approach to the holidays featuring music both obvious and obscure.

(Big Town Blues & Rollin' & Tumblin' will be preempted for the WYEP Holiday Mix.)

 

Sunday, December 25th

  • midnight-11AM: WYEP Holiday Mix - A continuous mix of holiday songs, traditional and new. Listen for a uniquely WYEP approach to the holidays featuring music both obvious and obscure.

 

  • 11AM-2PM: The Roots & Rhythm Holiday Special - Holiday music with a rootsy flavor, handpicked by host Jesse Novak.

 

  • 2-5PM: WYEP Holiday Mix - A continuous mix of holiday songs, traditional and new. Listen for a uniquely WYEP approach to the holidays featuring music both obvious and obscure.

 

  • 5-8PM: An American Sampler Holiday Special - Folk and acoustic music with a holiday spin, brought to you by host Ken Batista.

 

  • 8-11PM: Bluegrass Jam Session (...with a touch of the holidays) - Host Bruce Mountjoy winds down the day with an edition of Bluegrass Jam Session that's almost back to normal but with just a slight holiday flair. Bruce will also showcase some of the best bluegrass from 2016.

(Beale Street Caravan, Dubmission, Keller's Cellar, Folk Alley, WYEP Coffeehouse, and the Sunday Mix will be preempted for the WYEP Holiday Mix.)

 

 

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