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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

January 5, 2017



January 1, 2017
Looking for Radio Show Hosts 


Here and Again Inc have been working hard this year building WRWO 94.5 FMLP - Ottawa’s Community Radio Station and are nearing completion. The radio station will be housed in Wallace Hall. There are many people who share our vision and who have expressed an interest in a radio show of their own. They are now at the point where they are selecting content for the radio station and are looking for individuals who would like to contribute ideas. All interested parties should send a short 10-20-minute demo to thelondonmusicrooms@gmail.com in MP3 format by the 20th of January 2017 and a description of the type of show that you are interested in making and the frequency of original material that you are considering contributing i.e. 5 days per week, once per month or occasionally. Regular shows more than once per week please include in writing two weeks worth of general show ideas. Also, if you have more than one idea for a show please submit a demo for each regular show idea. If you need technical help you can e-mail the address above. A short list of demos will be made by the end of January and they will contact those individuals for a full show recording and possible interview. Any questions please send a face book message or email.

Oct 14, 2014
The FCC License has been approved
for a Community Radio Station for Ottawa IL


Official Mailing Address: Audio Division Media Bureau Permit File Number: Call Sign: Facility ID: This permit expires 3:00 a.m. local time, 18 months after the grant date specified above. Grant Date: October 14, 2014 Subject to the provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, subsequent acts and treaties, and all regulations heretofore or hereafter made by this Commission, and further subject to the conditions set forth in this permit, the permittee is hereby authorized to construct the radio transmitting apparatus herein described. Installation and adjustment of equipment not specifically set forth herein shall be made only in accordance with representations contained in the permittee's application for construction permit except for such modifications as are presently permitted, without application, by the Commission's Rules. See Section 73.875. Equipment and program tests shall be conducted only pursuant to Sections 73.1610 and 73.1620 of the Commission's Rules. IL61350 IL-OTTAWAStation Location: Frequency (MHz): 94.5 Channel: 233 Name of Permittee: HERE AND AGAIN Class: LP100 Hours of Operation: Unlimited United States of America FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION LOW POWER FM BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FCC Form 351A October 21, 1985 Page 1 of 2 NEW Callsign: Permit No.: BNPL-20131025AAL Special operating conditions or restrictions: 1 The permittee/licensee in coordination with other users of the site must reduce power or cease operation as necessary to protect persons having access to the site, tower or antenna from radiofrequency electromagnetic fields in excess of FCC guidelines. Transmitter: Type Certified. See Sections 73.1660, 73.1665 and 73.1670 of the Commission's Rules. Antenna type: Non-Directional Transmitter output power: As required to operate within authorized range of effective radiated power. Antenna Coordinates: deg min 53 sec 4120North Latitude: West Longitude: 50 min 28 sec 88 deg Maximum Effective radiated power in the Horizontal Plane (watts): Minimum Effective radiated power in the Horizontal Plane (watts): 12 159 -22 Height of radiation center above ground (Meters): Height of radiation center above mean sea level (Meters): Height of radiation center above average terrain (Meters): Overall height of antenna structure above ground: 13 Meters Obstruction marking and lighting specifications for antenna structure: It is to be expressly understood that the issuance of these specifications is in no way to be considered as precluding additional or modified marking or lighting as may hereafter be required under the provisions of Section 303(q) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. None Required Antenna structure registration number: Not Required 100 50 *** END OF AUTHORIZATION *** FCC Form 351A

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Here and Again Inc., 827 Columbus St., Suite 2C,  Ottawa, IL 61350

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