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On Saturday, May 6th, WRUR will be broadcasting recordings from this week’s Carillon Spring Fling on TheSting. Tune in at 12:00 PM to hear them.
For more information about this broadcast and the carillon society as a whole, head to the Carillon Spring Fling page.
Special thanks goes to Doris Aman and the rest of the Carillon Society for making this possible.
We asked station members what they consider to be the songs of their childhood. Here are the results:
- Alex: “Fortunate Son”, CCR; “Hey Ya”
- Dan: Jimmy Buffet, Queen, “that one Uncle Cracker song”
- Nicola: “Mambo #5”
- Nate: “Friends Will Be Friends”, Queen
This week’s question for the station: What was the last concert you went to?
- Abi: Animal Sounds, Oh Manitou, and Kind of Kind
- Liz: Joywave
- Joe: Young the Giant
- Justin: Bruce Springsteen
- Carrie: Whitney
- Maddy: 30 Seconds to Mars
Your first album is a nostalgic thing— here’s a list of our’s:
-Carrie: Let Go, Avril Lavigne
-Aine: Essentials of Barry Manilow
-Jack: Dummy, Portishead
January is over…what??? Here’s some tunes and other musical happenings that our members loved in January:
- Nate, Productions: “Brilliant Dancer”, Lemuria
- Alex, FM Grad: “Still Point”, Flying Saucer Attack
- Toby, FM Empress: “No Woman”, Whitney; “Ch-Ching”, Chairlift
2016, while a bad year in many senses, was a pretty excellent year in music. Here’s a list of the station’s most anticipated releases of 2017, in hopes that the music can stay good, and humanity can get a lil’ better:
At 7:00 PM EST tonight and tomorrow, WRUR TheSting will live stream the UR Men’s Ice Hockey games on TheSting.
The game will be played at the Ice Hockey Arena at the Genesee Valley Park.
The UR Men’s Ice Hockey team will be playing Brockport tonight and Hobary & William Smith tomorrow.
The University of Rochester Ice Hockey team played St. John Fisher on Friday 10/7 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
The Sting broadcasted the game live from the Ice Rink at the Genesee Valley Ice Rink.
For more information about the team, go to https://ccc.rochester.edu/organization/icehockeymens
This past Sunday, WRUR recorded the Latin and Spanish Carillon Concert, which was performed on the Hopeman Memorial Carillon by the students of the MUR104 class. It will be rebroadcast here on TheSting on Thursday April 14th at 8:00 PM and Friday April 15th at 9:00AM. Pieces and Performers will be posted after the rebroadcast.