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WYCE is an independent, community radio station serving the communities of Grand Rapids and West Michigan with its on-air FM programming at 88.1 Mhz, and reaching out to the world through online streaming on the Internet.
I am happy and sad to tell you that my tenure as station manager at WYCE is coming to an end.
I am happy because we have accomplished some pretty remarkable things in the eight years I’ve been in this position. When I started, we were an underpowered 7,000-watt station that barely reached the edges of Kent County. I was welcomed into a situation with a lot of duct-taped-together equipment, a less-than-rosy financial situation, and an unclear plan for what lay ahead. Now we’re a 10,000-watt station reaching the...
Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series and WYCE welcome Conor Oberst with Dawes - live in the amphitheatre, Thursday, July 31st.
Conor Oberst may be best known for his work with Bright Eyes, with whom he released 9 albums from the mid-90s to 2011. His new solo album Upside Down Mountain was released in May.
Oberst will be backed by Los Angeles, California folk rock band Dawes, who will also perform their original "authentically vintage" songs.
Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series and WYCE welcome the return of John Butler Trio to Meijer Amphitheater, Friday, August 1st.
The John Butler Trio is an Australian roots and jam band led by guitarist and vocalist John Butler. The band has won 5 ARIA awards, celebrating the best in Australian music, including Best Independent Release and Best Blues & Roots Album.
We are now taking donations of records and CDs for WYCE's upcoming music sale at the Eastown Street Fair, Saturday, September 13th! We will take gently used music of all varieties throughout the months of July and August. If you'd like to see WYCE have a successful fundraiser event, please bring us those crates of records and CDs that are sitting around your house unplayed! You can drop off your donations at the Community Media Center, 711 Bridge Street Northwest, during regular business hours. Or to make arrangements for pick-up, call...
Each weekday at 8:30am and 5:30pm we bring you our new Artist of the Day segment. We'll share a track or two from some great artists in celebration of their new album, birthday, important anniversary, or Grand Rapids appearance. Or maybe just for fun!
Here's the rest of this month's Artist of the Day schedule.
Mon 7/21 Toad the Wet Sprocket (Live in studio!)
7/22 Alison Krauss
7/23 Ray LaMontagne
7/24 The Go Rounds (Live in Studio!)
7/25 Lydia Loveless