A Flock Of Seagulls— I Ran from the album A Flock Of Seagulls


May 10th, 2017

Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas will be performing at Bell’s Back Room on May 21st

& WIDR just so happens to have a pair of tickets to give away!

Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas’ new albums Telephone/Telefono are due to be released June 23rd. The much anticipated second album of the Detroit group follows 2014’s Secret Evil and months of US touring.

Head to our Facebook and tag your potential guest in the comments for a chance to win!


The winner will be chosen and this contest will end on May 17th at 3pm EST



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Thank you

May 9th, 2017


People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo


Thank you to our friends at PFC Markets for supporting Radio Evolution and fresh eating. 


The PFC Markets are great way to buy  local and fresh while living in a city.  PFC Markets host cooking classes and more,  check them out online at http://pfckalamazoo.coop/ or visit one of their markets in the Kalamazoo area.

The Kalamazoo farmer’s market is on Saturday morning from 7-2 at at 1204 Bank St., Kalamazoo, 49001 

The Portage farmers market is open on Sunday from 10-2 at the Portage Senior Center 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002 

Once again thank’s to PFC Markets  for keeping WIDR fresh and full.


WIDR FM Will At Arcadia – May 7th, 2017

May 2nd, 2017

Hey everybody!!!

WIDR is going to have DJs rockin’ out from 7am-1pm on May 7th for the Borgess Marathon!

Come by Arcadia for some awesome jams and to cheer on the participants.

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May 2nd, 2017

Dams of the West (solo project of Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson) will be playing at Bell’s Eccentric Café on May 12th,

and we have a pair of tickets to give away!

Tickets will be given our to one lucky winner on our Facebook:


Share our post with your potential guest’s name for a chance to win! The winner will be chosen on May 8th at 3pm.


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Class is Almost Out!

April 21st, 2017

What better way to say goodbye to another school year than to enjoy some live music right on campus?

Friday, April 28th at 6pm you can start off your summer vacation with some awesome tunes from
Fat Dutch
4 Guys 3 Beards
& the Jeffersons

We will be taking $2 donations, or non-perishable food donations at the door that will go towards the Invisible Needs Project.

So come on out and start this summer with a bang!

Faunce Student Services Bldg, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, United States

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Record Store Day 2017

April 20th, 2017

Record Store Day is just around the corner, do you know where you’ll be shopping?
Stop by Green Light Records between 9am & 1pm Saturday, April 22nd & catch some of your favorite WIDR Volunteers!
We’ll have WIDR merch for you & your friends so stop by to say hello!

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Looking for something cool to do Friday, Feb. 23rd?

February 21st, 2017

WMU’s Jazz Quartet (including special guests) will be bringing you a live recording concert experience at Overneath Creative Collective.
Here is the event page for more information:



We hope to see you there!


2017 Battle of the Bands

February 13th, 2017

Welcome to the Home of WIDR FM’s 2017 Battle of the Bands 

We would like to thank everyone who participated and supported our first every Battle of the Bands competition!
Thanks to your support we were able to host 4 weeks of successful competitions, see below for information about who came out on top…


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Say Hello to our New Program Director!

January 12th, 2017


Evan Asher– Program Director

Alias: DJ Contra Asset

WMU Major: Accountancy

WIDR Start Date: Fall 2015

5 Favorite Bands:

  • Paul McCartney
  • Tame Impala
  • Parquet Courts
  • Steely Dan
  • Guppy

Recently Rockin’:

  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  • Simon & Garfunkel
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  • BadBadNotGood

Favorite Thing About WIDR: Being surrounded by music loving people and being exposed to new music everyday. Helping build the music scene and general attitude towards music in Kalamazoo.

Goal for WIDR: Get every person on campus who wants to DJ, DJing at WIDR.

Fun Fact: I’m actually 6’8″ tall.

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2017 Battle of the Bands: Semi-finalists!

January 5th, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our lineup for our 2017 Battle of the Bands competition!

Each band brings a different, unique sounds and we already have no clue how we are going to choose our winners.

But, then again, who could ask for a better problem to have?