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MIKAL CRONIN w/ special guest MIRRORS to headline WRUW's 32nd Annual Studio-A-Rama Saturday Sept 7
Now in its 32ND year, Studio-A-Rama is WRUW's annual FREE, outdoor, day-long rock concert. This year's headliner is Mikal Cronin. Hailing from San Francisco, psychedelic/power-pop auteur Mikal Cronin has released two albums, his self-titled debut LP and this year's "MCII", his first on Merge Records. Taking late sixties influences and filtering them through California fuzz, Mikal's music balances sweet melodies and chords with chunky psychedelic freak outs. Although Mikal plays all the instruments on his records, he tours with a full band behind him. Mikal Cronin has appeared on Conan O'Brien, and has performed at SXSW and Pitchfork Festival. WRUW is proud to present Mikal Cronin as this year's Studio-A-Rama headliner.
Continuing our run of "special guest" pre-headlining performances (Scrawl in 2011, Death of Samantha last year), WRUW is proud to present another historic Ohio band as this year's special guest - Mirrors. Formed in 1972(!), Mirrors were one of a pioneering group of Cleveland bands (along with Rocket From The Tombs, The Styrenes, and Electric Eels) that defined a Cleveland "punk" sound even before the likes of Pere Ubu, Devo, and The Pagans. Taking their cue from the Velvet Underground, Frank Zappa, and Captain Beefheart, Mirrors delivered a DIY pre-punk sound that was years ahead of its time. Mirrors last performed on the Mather Memorial Courtyard stage in 1975 - after 38 years, Mirrors return to Studio-A-Rama.
In addition to Mika Cronin and Mirrors, Studio-A-Rama will also features local acts:
Home and Garden
Studio-A-Rama, WRUW's annual free, outdoor 10 hour rock show, is both a thank you to WRUW listeners and a testament to WRUW's commitment to live, free music. The concert begins at 1:00PM in the Mather Memorial Courtyard (11220 Bellflower Rd.,
), outside the studios of WRUW. The entire show shall be simulcast over 15,000 watts (Ohio's most powerful college radio station) on 91.1 FM, and also webcast around the world on www.wruw.org.
Studio-A-Rama also demonstrates WRUW's commitment to local and regional music, giving bands the opportunity to play before hundreds of people, opening for a national headliner. Since 1982, WRUW has staged this free annual concert designed to thank listeners for their ongoing support throughout the year, and especially during WRUW's annual telethon. An enthusiastic audience response during the annual on-air fundraiser enables WRUW to continue hosting Studio-A-Rama as well as fund live webcasting and support local music and live music. Studio-A-Rama is one part of WRUW-FM's commitment to broadcasting local bands live. The "Live From Cleveland" show broadcasts bands from the WRUW-FM studios every Thursday evening from 10 until 11pm, and WRUW also simulcasts the live music from the main stage of the annual Hessler St. Fair, the Cleveland Institute of Art's Summer Solstice, and Weapons of Mass Creation.
1pm Sunday August 18, Fairport Harbor WRUW 91.1 Concert
Join 91.1 WRUW-FM Cleveland for the 2nd annual Fairport Harbor Music Festival! Sunday August 18, 2013 1PM - 5PM FREE and open to the public! The Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse Fairport Harbor, Ohio Celebrate the final days of summer with WRUW and a host of performers from NE Ohio. Listen to local favorites span the spectrum of folk music --- from Celtic rock to eastern dance and honky tonk blues, the Fairport Harbor Music Festival has it all! Be sure to bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic lunch--but no glass bottles please!
STUDIO-A-RAMA SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED
WRUW has extended the deadline for Studio-A-Rama submissions to MONDAY, JULY 22! So get your stuff together, folks and get it in on time!
WRUW is now accepting submissions from local and regional bands who wish to play this year's Studio-A-Rama. The deadline to submit for this year's Studio-A-Rama is July 21st. Seven to nine bands will be chosen to share the stage with a national headliner. Recent headliners have included Cloud Nothings, A Place To Bury Strangers, The Black Angels, Mission of Burma, Guided By Voices, Enon, the New Bomb Turks, and Naked Raygun.
WRUW will review all submissions received by July 14 from local and regional bands who wish to play and have not participated in the past 4 years. All types of music will be considered, and musicians that have submitted music in the past, but weren't chosen to play, are encouraged to do so once again.
Interested bands should send a CD consisting of 3 or more songs to: WRUW-FM, Attention: Studio-A-Rama, 11220 Bellflower Road ,
Submissions should also include a band line-up (full names please) and bio, band photo, website address, and contact information. All submissions become the property of WRUW. Questions can be sent via e-mail to email@example.com.
Studio-A-Rama is WRUW's annual FREE, outdoor, day-long rock concert, and it's a great opportunity for local and regional bands to showcase their talent and have their music heard. This year's show will take place on Saturday in early to mid-September, just outside the WRUW studios on the campus of
. WRUW is proud to simulcast Studio-A-Rama over its 15,000 watts air signal, as well as on the internet at www.wruw.org.
Since 1982, WRUW has staged this free annual concert designed to thank listeners for their ongoing support throughout the year, and especially during WRUW's annual telethon. An enthusiastic audience response during the annual on-air fundraiser enables WRUW to continue hosting Studio-A-Rama as well as fund live webcasting and support local music and live music. Studio-A-Rama is one part of WRUW-FM's commitment to broadcasting local bands live. The "Live From Cleveland" show broadcasts bands from the WRUW-FM studios every Thursday evening from 10 until 11pm, and WRUW also simulcasts numerous live music from events such as the Cleveland Museum of Art's "Summer Solstice, Weapons Of Mass Creation, and the Hessler Street Fair".
As always, Studio-A-Rama will take place in the Mather Memorial Courtyard outside the WRUW FM studios on the Case Western Reserve University Campus. The Mather Memorial Courtyard is located at the corner of Ford and Bellflower Roads, one block north of the Mayfield/Euclid intersection and one block east of the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Hessler Street Fair Tech Difficulties
WRUW is currently experiencing an internet outage.
Therefore, the broadcast of the Hessler Street Fair is not going
out over the air. The broadcast relies on the ability for the Internet
to be working at the station.