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March 28th, 2014

WIDR WEEK 2014!!

March 14th, 2014


March 10th, 2014

WIDR week is upon us once again, beginning on March 17th through March 23rd, and once again were asking for your pledges to keep radio evolution alive and running!

More details on the events to come, stay tuned…..




Congratulations to Joe Silver

October 29th, 2013

Last week, our Music Director Joe Silver won a NATIONAL award for “Rookie of the Year” at the CMJ Music Marathon! The Western Herald wrote an awesome article about it! More information about Joe’s award and the other winners can be found here. Congrats Joe!

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Happening This Weekend!

September 19th, 2013


September 5th, 2013

89.1 WIDR FM is planning a super spactacular, all-day event on Saturday, September 7th! The WIDR Block Party will take place on Locust St. in the Vine Neighborhood, between Vine St. and Hoffman Ct.


12 P.M To 8 P.M

We’re talkin’ live music, local food, family friendly activities, and MORE!

Our LIVE musical guests include:

Great Green Room-12:00 PM

Lincoln County War-12:30PM

Secret Animal-1:00 PM

DJ Hardbargain’s House of Boogie, featuring KalamaCrew-1:30 PM

Bridge Band Plays Modest Mouse-2:30 PM


Aaron Garcia Band-4:00 PM

Glowfriends -5:00 PM

Graham Parsons & The Go Rounds -6:00 PM

This event is sponsored in part by:

O’Duffy’s Pub

Martini’s Pizza

Kzoo Swift

Lotsa Little Things

Retro Kalamazoo

Black Owl Cafe

Fourth Coast Cafe

Puff N’ Stuff

Taco Bob’s

We want to thank these businesses for their support of Radio Evolution!

We’ll see you there!


Reggae Revolution Gains National Attention

August 22nd, 2013

WIDR’s own Reggae Revolution, a show dedicated to bringing listeners¬†roots, reggae, dub, nyahbinghi, rock steady, and the occasional non-reggae African-based music, gained national attention when it was nominated for Mixcloud’s “Best Online Radio Show” Award at the 2013 International Radio Festival Zurich, the show made it all the way to the ¬†top 11!


Audiotree Music Festival

August 5th, 2013

Listen to WIDR fm for a chance to win tickets to Audiotree Music Festival! Audiotree Music Festival is happening August 31st at K Wings Stadium. The line-up includes Dr. Dog, Bluesky Greengrass, Blues Traveler, Brother Ali, Valiant Thorr, The Soil and the Sun, Into It. Over It, and MORE!


Taste of Kalamazoo!

July 22nd, 2013

Listen to WIDR now through Friday to win free tickets to Taste of Kalamazoo where acts like Ultra Violet Hippopotamus, Corn Fed Girls, Red Sea Pedestrians, Thornetta Davis, and Buddy Guy will be playing!


A Don’t Miss Show!

June 26th, 2013