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Jason Isbell this Sunday!

by Chris on June 15, 2016

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All this week we’re giving away tickets to this Sunday’s show at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, with Jason Isbell and special guest Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls! Listen for the cue to call and dial (603)356-9930, and you could be heading to the show, this Sunday, June 19!

Jason Isbell – At 21, two-time Grammy Award winner and Alabama-born, singer-songwriter and guitarist, Jason Isbell, began his career writing songs with FAME studios. In 2001, he became a member of the alt country/southern rock band, Drive-by Truckers. He left the group in 2007 to produce his first solo album, Sirens of the Ditch. Something More than Free, Isbell’s fifth album, released July 2015, helped sell out four nights at the highly acclaimed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Isbell is known for the 2014 Americana Song of the Year “Cover Me Up”, as well as “Flagship”, “Children of Children”, and “Palmetto Rose” and more.

Frank Turner – Joining Jason Isbell on June 19th, is English folk/singer-songwriter, Frank Turner. While Turner began his musical career as the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, eventually splitting with the band, he changed genres all-together and started a successful, and mainly acoustic, solo career in 2005, backed by his band, The Sleeping Souls. In August 2015, Turner released his latest solo album, Positive Songs for Negative People, including hits like “The Next Storm”, “Recovery”, “If I Ever Stay” and “I Still Believe”.

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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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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 the valley.

Don’t forget to come back to vote for your favorite.

Song of the Year Contest Showcase Schedule:

Saturday, March 12th –  8pm
Epic Season @ Horsefeathers

Tuesday, March 15th –  7pm
Shark Martin @ McGrath’s Tavern

Thursday, March 24th – 8pm
Starlight Honeys @ Red Parka Pub

Wednesday, 30th – 6pm
Heather Pierson Trio @ Flatbread Co.

Thanks to our sponsors Amoskeag Beverages and Blue Moon Brewing Company for making this contest possible.

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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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Local Song of the Year Contest Submissions Played Tonight

by Shannon February 22, 2016 Contests
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Each year WMWV honors the local talent of Carroll, Coos and Oxford Counties with the Local Song of the Year Contest. WMWV is so thankful for our local artists who have been submitting their best entries for the WMWV Local Song of the Year contest sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company and Amoskeag Beverages.  It’s time […]

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