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song + story - WRWO 94.5 FM

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Wallace Hall, 815 LaSalle St, Ottawa, IL 61350

Gather with us for an intimate night of original songs by songwriters from Illinois and beyond! Doors open at 6 for potluck/BYOB. Tune in at 5:30pm before the show to hear artists interviewed on the air or on the TuneIn App at WRWO 94.5 FM or online at wrwo.org.

song + story 10.22.19 hosted by Christina Marie Eltrevoog 5:30 Artist interviews on WRWO 94.5 FM 6:00 Doors Open for Potluck/BYOB 6:30 Rigby Summer 7:00 Jeremy T. McConaughey 7:30 Reverend Hylton 8:00 Ernie Hendrickson 8:30 Dan Hubbard

$10 Suggested Donation supports the individual performers as an investment in their musical futures and supports WRWO's mission of providing opportunities for arts to thrive in Ottawa, IL.

Location: 813 Lasalle St., Ottawa, IL 61350 Entrance is in the back lot behind The Nautilus and Jeremiah Joe Coffee. Find door labeled WALLACE HALL, enter through it and go upstairs.

Rigby Summer Oklahoma-based songwriter Rigby Summer weaves an Americana soundscape that reflects the road she’s traveled, from her Kansas City jazz upbringing to the beach pop of her former home in southern California to the red dirt roots of her current home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. While her influences range from Mary Chapin Carpenter to The Frames, Sia Furler to Johnny Cash, her sound often draws comparisons to Ingrid Michaelson and Peggy Lee--a little modern, a little old-fashioned, always earnest.

In 2017, after a five-year hiatus from performing music, she founded the monday@modella songwriter pop-up, and started sharpening her musical teeth, slowly carving a niche for herself in the Oklahoma scene. Recent honors include Honorable Mention in the 2017 Woody Guthrie Festival Songwriting Contest and invitations to join Gypsy Café 2019, Norman Music Festival 2019, Women of Woodyfest 2018 and Woody Guthrie Festival 2018.

She credits the songs themselves for her return to the stage. "When I see the audience's reaction to a lyric I've been given, I realize this isn't about me. It's about the songs and the power of words to connect us. I decided I had an obligation to bring these songs into the world."

Jeremy T. McConaughey Hailing from the barren plains of Central Illinois Singer/ Songwriter Jeremy T McConaughey has found a place to pursue his creative endeavors. After many years of performing with numerous nationally known acts as a drummer (Slingshot 57, Sidewalk Slam, Clocktower Showdown, Radar vs Wolf) Jeremy decided to step out from behind the drums and apply his hatchet to the wood and carved out what has developed into the embodiment of the Conversations EP. Recorded in April of 2015 at Paper Mill Studios in Nashville, TN after what seemed to be the turning point in getting his songs into the right producers hands, in those of Mike Marsh.(drummer-The Avett Bros.,Dashboard Confessional). As with any recording process Mike continued to push Jeremy to strive to write what was truly the heart and soul of what has become Jeremy's passion. Jeremy continues to write his story that draws inspiration from history and current events. Jeremy has been dubbed, "The Real Honky", not as a slanderous slur, but as a homage to the forefathers of Honky-Tonk that he has followed behind.

VIDEO https://youtu.be/f2uruJpqKXU

Reverend Hylton Out of Atlanta but truly calling the road his home, Reverend Hylton is touring the nation with his songs of relatable tales of life experiences. Heartbreak, addiction and traveling are the substance of his melodic musical, lyrical and vocal writings. From the stage to the crowd, a real performance is heard. Real words from real experiences make for an authentic time shared by both The Reverend and the crowd. Reverend Hylton is now out touring in his van living the Vanlife. Playing 200+ shows a year all over the country. He is hitting as many towns and meeting as many folks as he can. Come out and listen to the stories, new and old as he makes a stop in your town.

VIDEO https://youtu.be/XuQ8vTZ7mv0

Ernie Hendrickson

Dan Hubbard "Dan Hubbard should be on your to-hear list." - Independent Clauses

"His latest album proves he deserves a reputation as one of the best, most versatile songwriters around." - Charles Raianerastha Black (LiveGigShots.com)

"His stage presence is delightful. His music is wonderful. I cannot speak highly enough of this brilliant performer." - C.U. Bands and Fans

"His songs weave the stories of people's lives." - Norman Transcript

VIDEO "Run Towards the River" https://youtu.be/NeJjy5yGXrQ "All Night, Alright" https://www.youtube.com/7BKb4Qc "Crawling Back to You" https://www.youtube.com/Sitoo4IrY2E

Quarter Auction - WRWO 94.5 FM

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Lion's Club, 501 Bellevue Ave, Ottawa, IL 61350

Guests will buy a numbered paddle for a dollar. They will then place a bid for a quarter or two quarters depending on the item. If your assigned paddle number is randomly drawn, you win that item for a quarter. Fast-paced lots of fun and all money going to a good cause, Here and Again Inc. 501 C3 - Ottawa Community Radio WRWO 94.5 FM Doors open at 3:00, auction begins at 3:30 Lions Club cash bar will be open during event.

Here And Again, Inc.

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Lion's Club, 501 Bellevue Ave, Ottawa, IL 61350

Guests will buy a numbered paddle for a dollar. They will then place a bid for a quarter or two quarters depending on the item. If your assigned paddle number is randomly drawn, you win that item for a quarter. Fast-paced lots of fun and all money going to a good cause, Ottawa Community Radio WRWO 94.5 FM Doors open at 3:00, auction begins at 3:30 Lions Club cash bar will be open during event.

Here And Again, Inc.

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Lion's Club, 501 Bellevue Ave, Ottawa, IL 61350

Guests will buy a numbered paddle for a dollar. They will then place a bid for a quarter or two quarters depending on the item. If your assigned paddle number is randomly drawn, you win that item for a quarter. Fast-paced lots of fun and all money going to a good cause, Ottawa Community Radio WRWO 94.5 FM Doors open at 3:00, auction begins at 3:30 Lions Club cash bar will be open during event.

Spring into St Patty's Day with WRWO 94.5 FM

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VFW Post 2470, 1501 LaSalle St, Ottawa, IL 61350

Spring into St. Patties with WRWO 94.5 FM!

March 16, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. till Midnight at VFW Post 2470.

We will be featuring some of the best acts Central Illinois has to offer right here in Ottawa, Illinois!

Check out the line-up below! 👇👇👇

Go Daddyz

Dennis Rossiter

John Rossiter

Mark McGeorge

John "Hokie" Cunningham

Mary Cunningham Heider and Jeanie Cunningham Ruhland

And a Return Engagement after 30 years, The Moo Jeas!

Come out with friends and welcome Spring by supporting your non-profit community radio station, WRWO 94.5 FM, a project of Here and Again Inc. Broadcasting from beautiful Downtown Ottawa!

Song + Story - WRWO 94.5 FM LP

Wallace Hall, 813 LaSalle St, Ottawa, IL 61350

Join us in listening to a night of songs from Illinois songwriters. Doors open at 6 for potluck/BYOB. Tune in between before the show to hear artists interviewed on the air or on the TuneIn App at WRWO 94.5 FM or online at wrwo.org.

song + story 6:00 Potluck/BYOB/Artist interviews on WRWO 94.5 FM LP 7:00 Projekts 7:30 Steve Sharp Music 8:00 Ashen Swan 8:30 Suri Music

$10 Suggested Donation supports the individual performers as an investment in their musical futures and supports WRWO's mission of providing opportunities for arts to thrive in Ottawa, IL.

WRWO 94.5 Jammin the Air Waves

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VFW, 1501 LaSalle St, Ottawa

Jammin the Air Waves fundraiser to support Ottawa Community Radio WRWO 94.5 FM LP "We Rock With Opportunity"

Song Writer's Show Case

Wallace Hall , 815 LaSalle St (Enter from rear), Ottawa, IL 61350

On the third Wednesday of every month, Here and Again Inc. hosts a Songwriters Showcase, a musical performance / interview of gifted songwriters, musicians, comedians and other talented people in the intimate atmosphere at Wallace Hall. Suggested donation is $3 - $5. All proceeds go to Here and Again Inc. to support the arts. Bring your own bottle. (Bottled water and soft drinks available.)

WRWO 94.5 FMLP Comm. Radio Fund Raiser

Wallace Hall, 813 LaSalle St, Ottawa, IL 61350

Fund Raiser for WRWO 94.5 FMLP Ottawa Community Radio. Tickets are $10.00 each, plus $1.00 shipping and handling. Includes party with live music, food, and soft drinks. (BYOB) Drawing for two tickets to the Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016 game Chicago Black Hawks vs Arizona Coyotes. Seats are Club Level, Center Ice, Section 218 with Parking Pass. Thank you for supporting community radio!

Here and Again Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Your donation is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

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