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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 secret panel of judges tackled the task of selecting the finalists in the WMWV Local Song of the Year Contest. With 45 local entries spanning genres ranging from heavy metal and punk to bluegrass and indie rock they whittled it down to four. Now it’s your turn to make your choice:



Voting will end 3/31 and the WMWV Local Song of the Year Contest winner will be announced.

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 winners will also receive: $1,000.00, a live on air performance and their song will be entered into the WMWV on air library for the remainder of 2016.

Lots of exciting things to stay tuned for!

We love celebrating local artists and the fact we have the unique opportunity to do so. The Mount Washington Radio Group would like to thank Blue Moon Brewing Company and Amoskeag Beverages who make this contest possible each year. Fine crafted music always goes with fine crafted brews like Blue Moon!

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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 to grab a frosty Blue Moon (must be 21+) and gather around your radio folks- we’re playing them all tonight beginning at the top of the 5 o’clock hour.

Tomorrow WMWV will announce the 4 top submissions and not only will you have the chance to vote on your favorite, but soon we’ll announce venues and dates where you can actually come out and see the performers live.

So stay tuned to WMWV because there’s a lot more exciting news coming up about the Local Song of the Year Contest: where you can see your favorites perform and where you can make your vote count.

And thanks again to our wonderful, loyal sponsors- Amoskeag Beverages and Blue Moon Brewing Company who always help to make the Local Song of the Year contest possible.

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WMWV Local Song Contest 2016!

by Dennis January 27, 2016 Contests

Starting January 15, 2016 we are asking LOCAL MUSICIANS to send us ONE original song to be considered for the WMWV SONG OF THE YEAR Competition presented by Blue Moon Brewing Company. We will take submissions until February 15, 2016. After submissions have closed, a panel of Judges determined by WMWV picked the top 4 […]

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Gentle Hearts Are Counted Down – R.I.P. David Bowie

by Dennis January 11, 2016 Front Page News

You always were the one that knew They sold us for the likes of you I always wanted new surroundings A room to rent while the lizards lay crying in the heat Trying to remember who to meet I would take a foxy kind of stand While tens of thousands found me in demand When […]

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