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New England 300 Ticket Give-Away!

by Chris on September 19, 2016

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Second Race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup!

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The New England 300 returns to Louden, NH this coming Sunday, September 25 and WMWV has your shot at grabbing tickets to the big race all week long! Just listen for the cue to call, and dial (603) 356-9930!

The race will again serve as the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, where it functions as a stepping stone for aspiring champions.  The playoff-style NASCAR Chase Grid will feature 16 championship hopefuls in the second race of the Challenger (First) Round of the Chase.

About New Hampshire Motor Speedway – On November 2, 2007, O. Bruton Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., agreed to purchase New Hampshire International Speedway from Bob and Gary Bahre. Closing documents were completed on January 11, 2008, finalizing the purchase of the newly renamed New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS).

The speedway, which opened in 1990 and hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events each year, is located about one hour north of Boston in Loudon, N.H. According to the latest census numbers, the population within 200 miles of the speedway is more than 18 million people. The venue is easily accessible via Interstate highways from all metro areas in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.1528hh5062-carl-edwards-leads-start-copy-lg

Located on approximately 1,200 acres, the multi-use complex is the largest sports facility in New England and features a 1.058-mile oval speedway, with a seating capacity of 88,000, and a 1.6-mile road course.

The speedway hosts the only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events held in the six-state New England region.  In addition to the major NASCAR races, the track hosts several regional professional racing series, including the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, and the American-Canadian Tour.

It also features monthly race weekends with the Loudon Road Race Series and U.S. Legend Cars International legends and bandolero divisions.  Amateur series events include the Sports Car Club of America, Vintage Racer Group, U.S. Classic Racing Association, and the World Karting Association.  Racing schools are conducted throughout the year by the Richard Petty Driving Experience, Rusty Wallace Driving Experience, NASCAR Racing Experience, and Penguin School (motorcycles), among others.

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Dropkick Murphys Irish Festival!

by Chris on September 9, 2016

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Beginning Monday, September 12 we’re giving away tickets to one BIG day of fun; it’s the Dropkick Murphys Irish Festival! Saturday, September 17 is half way to St. Patricks day, and Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook wants you to come on down and celebrate!

Listen for the cue to call and dial (603)356-9930, and you could be heading to the show!

Dropkick Murphys – An American Celtic punk band, formed in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1996, Dropkick Murphys have made a household name for themselves locally through constant touring and yearly St. Patrick’s Day week shows held in and around Boston. Their 2004 smash hit “Tessie” became the band’s first mainstream hit and one of their biggest charting singles to date. “I’m Shipping up to Boston”, off their 2005 Warrior’s Code album was featured in the 2006 Academy Award-winning film The Departed. This single went Platinum and remains one of Dropkick Murphys best known songs to date, becoming the walk-up song of Red Sox closer, Jonathan Papelbon, who danced an Irish jig to the song several times throughout the 2007 Boston Red Sox Championship season.

Dropkick Murphys first started playing in the basement of a friend’s barbershop and soon began to tour and record. Their first big break came when the Mighty Mighty Bosstones selected them as an opening act for their 1997 tour.

Halfway: Dropkick Murphys Irish Festival will feature regional acts including The House on Cliff, The Have Nots, Tighticus Finch, Stone Giant, Ricecrackers, Vundabar and Ladypills. Also on site during the festival will be the Murphys Boxing ring. VIP seats to the boxing matches will be available to ticketholders and on sale shortly. Check out our Midway Festival with events in every corner. From Gaelic musical chairs and the Magic Hat Mayhem Course to Harpoon Saloon keg bowling and Samuel Adams National Stein Hoist competition.

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93 1/2 Days of Summer is Back!

by Chris on June 3, 2016

WMWV’s biggest promotion is back…it’s the 93 1/2 Days of Summer Contest!!!

How can you win? Just listen for the sounder every Monday-Friday through August, 26th and be the correct caller at (603)356-9930…you’ll win a prize package including FIVE Daily Prizes, ONE weekly prize, and qualify for GRAND PRIZE WEEK, the week of August 29th!

This year’s prizes are:

Daily – A Sundae from Dairy Queen in Glen/N. Conway
Daily  A $5 Gift Cert from Bear Camp Garden in W. Ossipee
Daily – A $5 Gift Cert from Sherman Farm in E.Conway
Daily – Zinc Oxide Sunscreen from Fields of Ambrosia in N. Conway
Daily – A shopping bag from WMWV in  N. Conway

Weekly – Two Value Passes to Cranmore Mountain Summer Adventure Park in N. Conway
Weekly – A Family “Valley Train” Pass to Conway Scenic Railroad in N. Conway
Weekly – Two passes to Storyland in Glen
Weekly – Two General Admission Passes to Attitash in Bartlett
Weekly – A Drive Yourself Pass to the Mt. Washington Auto Road in Pinkham Notch

Grand Prize # 1 – A Weber Spirit Gas Grill from Lucy Hardware in Intervale
Grand Prize #2 – A Kayak from Northern Extremes in N. Conway
Grand Prize #3 – A New Specialized Mountain Bike Stan and Dan Sports in N. Conway
Grand Prize #4 – A “Intro to Yoga” Gift Basket from the Be Well Studios in N. Conway
Grand Prize #5 – A Blizzard Ski Package from Sport Thoma in Intervale

Good Luck!

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Congratulations to the Starlight Honeys- their song Ten Rod Road is this year’s Local Song Of The Year! You can check out the winning song on our contest page. Ten Rod Road will be added to our legendary music rotation. The Starlight Honeys will also be given a $1,000 check, an opportunity to play live on WMWV and the chance to open up for Motor Booty Affair in Schouler Park this summer on the 4th of July!

Thanks again to everyone that participated, it was so great to hear new music from our talent pool of locals.

Thanks so much also to our sponsors Blue Moon Brewing Company and Amoskeag Beverages.

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WMWV Local Song of the Year Showcases Announced

by Shannon March 8, 2016 Contests

If you’re following the Local Song of the Year Contest and looking forward to seeing these incredibly talented groups live, you’re in luck- our showcase schedule is set. It’s time to dust off your best duds, and come on out to celebrate our local talent all month long at some of our favorite spots in […]

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The Starlight Honeys – 2016 WMWV Local Song of the Year Contest Winners!

by Dennis February 23, 2016 Contests

The Starlight Honeys are 2016 WMWV Local Song of the Year Contest Winners! Along with the opportunity to open for the 4th of July Motor Booty Affair show in Schouler Park put on by the Mount Washington Radio Group and our partners and sponsors – the Starlight Honeys also receive: $1,000.00, a live on air […]

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