Lucky For You!!

On Friday 13th July Accessible Arts & Media will be performing   –   Hands & Voices Choir will be performing alongside their friends from Copmanthorpe Community Choir.
 
With performances of classic ’80s hits such as ‘Fernando’, ‘Wake me up before you go-go’ and ‘Let’s Dance’, our performers will take you on a whistle-stop tour of everything that was great about the ’80s.
 
The performance is at the Joseph Rowntree School, Vaudeville Theatre, Haxby Road, New Earswick, York, YO32 4BZ. The concert starts at 7:30pm and we’d love it if you could join us after the gig for tea and cake with the choirs.
 
Instead of tickets, we’ll be collecting donations on the door.
 
Looking forward to seeing you all, feel free to come dressed in your best ’80s gear!
You can also download a flyer for the concert and share it with your friends and family. Please help us spread the word.

Bishy Road Street Party 2018!

What are you doing this #FathersDay18? You should get yourself and your old-man down to the Bishy Road Street Party 2018 from 10:30am (9:30 if you want to support the runners taking part in today’s 5k – raising money for prostate cancer research!)

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There is all sorts going on, including a climbing wall, activities run by Scarcroft Primary School & Knavesmire Primary School#LindyHop, great food, drink and much, much more!!

There will be live music from some of York and surrounding area’s best acts – courtesy of Young Thugs Records

Bands you can find on the Young Thugs stage include; Smith n WallaceKitty VRThe Boxcar RidersAmy May EllisColin CutlerKGB PoetryArts Barge Collective at Bishy Rd Fest! & the Incredible Hammond Band.

Two Rivers Radio will be broadcasting live from the event between 10am and 6pm – bringing you the best bits of the day; including the finishers of RU Taking the P?, fantastic #livemusic, exclusive interviews and some of our usual excellent shows:

10am – midday: Yor Living Well with Juliet Powell

midday – 2pm: #thelunchtimerush with Declan Minskip

2pm – 4pm: The Best of the Fest!

4pm – 6pm: A very special edition of All That Brass with Kate Lock and for one show only, co-presenter Jez Russell.

This is going to be a wonderful day of music, beer, food, good times and friends – old & new! We hope that you can come down, but if you can not then tune in to Two Rivers Radio and take #BishyRoad Street Party with you!

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Two Rivers Radio is a #communityradio station that broadcasts every Monday from a pop-up studio at The corner pin, Tanner Row, York as well as lots of special events around the city.

All of our content is fresh, unique, independent and created by a team of dedicated and very hard-working volunteers. Everything that we do does have a cost though and as a not-for-profit organisation we rely on your good-will to survive. If you would like to support us financially, as an individual or a business, please contact us: tworiversradio@gmail.com / 07913 685823

Like what you’ve read? Enjoyed what you’ve heard? Please ‘like’, share, comment and invite your friends to enjoy our content. We’re also on Twitter & Instagram @TwoRiversRadio

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Macmillan Rocks – Tomorrow!

Live from Macmillan Rocks in York

Tomorrow we will be broadcasting live from the Lendal Cellars between 2-11pm. The gig is #MacmillanRocks and is raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support so we hope you can either come down or tune in!

There will be some fantastic #livemusic and a charity auction including signed albums from the Kaiserchiefs, a signed picture of Jim Carrey including original film from The Grinch (with certificate of authenticity), a guitar signed by all the bands on the day and much more…

 

oh yeah, and the bands…    >> what a great line-up!

Memorium
Jayne Lois & Levi Kemp
The Wild Huntsmen
The Feds
Pettis & Page
Better Days
5K – The North’s Premier Pop Punk Party Band

Come down to the Lendal Cellars from 3pm for great music in a top venue, support a wonderful charity doing excellent work and maybe walk away from the auction with one of many very exciting lots.

If you can’t make it down, you can always tune in on Two Rivers Radio: www.tworiversradio.stream

If you’re reading this between 2-11pm on Sunday 27th May 2018, you can listen live now by clicking play below!

 

Glass Half Full

What can we do about plastic waste? It’s a regular item on #GlassHalfFullYork and in Monday’s show @KlockworksKate will have a return visit from John Mcgall of iamreusable and Rich Hearn of Planet South Bank to talk about a new shop window sticker scheme (as displayed in Robinson’s Cafe, pictured) and other recycling matters as Rich continues his journey to find out what eco conscious consumers can do. Kate will also be meeting the newly formed and named ‘Bishy Road Scrubbers’ led by Frankie Hayes, who are cleaning up the streets – of litter ( and going viral in the process). We meet Ned Hoste, New Chair of One Planet York and a leading light in sustainable design and social entrepreneurship with the Big Ideas Collective. And we find out about the forthcoming Walk, Cycle Festival from Sheridan Piggott and Joanne Mahon of York Bike Belles. What a show!

Two Rivers Radio to Host Youth Singing Competition!

Junior Star Singer takes to the road again and this year on more than 20 radio stations across the UK.  It gives young budding singers and songwriters the chance to showcase their talents to music industry professionals.  The prize is an opportunity to have a track recorded with a high profile producer and have the track played across the radio tour on all 20 stations the following year.  A remarkable chance for any young artist who wants to break into the industry.  This year founder and main presenter Amanda Neale has invited some exciting new judges to listen to the talent across the competition.
We have Tom Manning, Director of the famous Monnow Valley Studios where the likes of Simple Minds, Coldplay, Oasis, Skunk Anansie, Phil Collins, Stereophonics and many more have recorded their works.  Tom has produced amazing legendary artists with his team and developed up and coming new ones.
We also have Laurence Hobbs from Charthouse music who is a writer and  producer and has written for many acts including Sam Smith, Pixie Lott, Shayne Ward, Andy Abrahams, Sean Wolfe, Laura White and Amanda Wilson.  He has written songs that have reached number one in seven countries and has written songs for companies such as BBC, Sky and Syco.  Charthouse have produced for the Voice Kids and Britains Got Talent
 Finally we have amazing DJ Shabz, professional club and radio DJ, competition winner and mix DJ for BBC Radio 1Xtra.  With seventeen years experience under his belt, Shabz had developed a fulfilling career as an outstanding club DJ in and around London.
It’s going to be a great competition this year, so if you know of any young singers or songwriters that would like to apply, they can do so via the website on www.juniorstarsinger.co.uk
The York heat will be hosted by Two Rivers Radio at our pop-up studio at The Corner Pin on Sunday August 12th.
All updated news can be found on our new online magazine www.jssmagazine.com where our editor and video journalist Rema Farhan gives us regular news on the tour and about all our artists.  Tune in when you can and of course pick up news from our regular blogs after each show!
Look out for Junior Star Singer Songwriter 2018!

Safe & Sound Homes – Fundraiser

Today, Two Rivers Radio will be broadcasting live from the Lendal Cellars as a stellar line-up of local musicians take to the stage in support of SASH.

We will be broadcasting from midday ’til 11pm here: www.tworiversradio.stream and the #livemusic will begin at 1pm.

We will be featuring all of the live music from the venue as well as exclusive interviews with the artists and information on how you can donate.

Declan MinskipPaul CoullMark Chandler & Jez Russell will be presenting a fantastic full day of live music and chat from the likes of:

Tom McKenzieLobo LexKelly Ann BollandThe FedsTomorrow Is LostQuiet EyesRepeat PrescriptionSicarios9Bar & Laura Ingram.

Join us at the Lendal Cellars or tune in online for some fantastic music – and to raise as much money as possible for a wonderful organisation that are helping young people experiencing homelessness day-in, day-out in this – the harshest winter for 30 years!

Every penny counts and SASH will be investing donations into front-line services that will directly benefit, young homeless people in #York.

York Mosque & Islamic Centre – Open Day Today

Do you want to learn more about Islam?  Do you have questions that you’d like to ask?

Join Imam Abid Salik and others today from 2pm at the York Mosque & Islamic Centre to find out more and meet the community.

Your invite to York Mosque & Islamic Centre

Your invite to York Mosque & Islamic Centre! Ever wondered what Islam is and what Muslims do? Got a burning question to ask but were too shy to ask? Or are you just curious?Whatever the reason, we invite you ALL to visit us at York Mosque & Islamic Centre in what will be a enriching day for us all!'Visit My Mosque 2018' 📅 Sunday 18th February 2018 ⏰ 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Posted by York Mosque & Islamic Centre on Saturday, 10 February 2018

To hear Imam Salik’s interview with Fasil Demsash, tune into Black York tomorrow at 2pm.