Today’s Schedule! (08/04/2019)

Good morning people of York!!

We have a very exciting day full of fresh and original radio brought to you by our wonderful team of volunteer producers and presenters. We broadcast live every Monday from our pop-up studio at The corner pin.

Listen live by clicking HERE to launch the stream in your media player!

At midday Declan Minskip kicks things off with The Lunchtime Rush. Declan will be joined by special guest Tom Rudd of BeSpeak to discuss all things poetry happening in #York. There will also be the usual eclectic mix of classic and contemporary tunes to liven up your Monday. Its a 2 hour special so get locked in and enjoy!

2-3pm – LGBT Hour is back! Join Lisa Kelly as she answers the big topical questions to some controversial subjects that have been the subject of heated debates recently. Also this month Lisa brings you news of forthcoming events and mixes it all up with some great #LGBT related music.

3-4pm – In need of some musical inspiration? Then tune in at 3pm as Alex & Sam answer that most important of questions… What Rock?

That 80s show is back at 4pm with Lisa Kelly bringing you the chart hits from the 1980’s but what month is featured? Lisa will give you news from the featured month to help you along and all best songs from throughout this month during each year of a fabulous decade for music. Message TRR here or Tweet @TwoRiversRadio with you answer.

5-6pm – Maxime is presenting a special Baguette et Croissant avec des invités très spéciaux.

6-7pm – Rosey’s Time Capsule returns and we are finally in Spring! 1968 was a terrible year for heros and promising politicians: 41 years ago this past week, MLK Jr was assassinated on April 4, on a hotel balcony in Memphis Tennessee. But lots of events have happened in early Aprils. Today we’ll look at a few of the notable ones that seem to actually have occurred on or about April 8, and listen to some great tunes.

7-8pm – Graham Blueskies is back in the hot-seat with the very best in local, independent and emerging music. Tune in for news of up-coming and recent releases, some exciting new competitions! Quiet Eyes Staxtonbury Music Festival  –  Tune into Breaking York!

Soul Funktion will be spinning some fine and funky soul music between 8-9pm.

9-10pm – Beats ‘n Pieces is back with Jonah Hebron. Let him take you by the ears and guide you through a world of global hip-hop, beats and syncopation.

Two Rivers Radio is a not-for-profit community radio station run exclusively by a team of dedicated volunteers.

If you would like to get involved or support Two Rivers Radio please contact us here: tworiversradio@gmail.com or call Jez on 07913 685823.

Two Rivers Radio Schedule – 11/03/2019

Good morning people of York!

Tune in from midday here.

Midday – 1pm –  On this weeks edition of The Lunchtime Rush. Declan will be talking about old television shows and their iconic themes, which ones he loves, which ones he hates. and which shows are due for a comeback? As well as all the usual nonsense he does to get you motivated into the afternoon. Happy listening!

1-2pm – New show this week! Each month Harrison will be investigating a different York institution; whether that be a place, person or organisation. In his debut show, Harrison takes a look at York City FC, what the Minster Men mean to their fans and thoughts on the move from Bootham Crescent after over century at the ground.

2-3pm – LGBT Hour – this month our topic of conversation is Mental Health and Lisa’s special guest Jake Furby will be joining us in the studio. Also this month, we shall have our usual news snippets, a look ahead to forthcoming events and of course plenty of great LGBT related music.

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3-4pm – What Rock? This week on What Rock? We celebrate International Women’s Day by looking at women in the industry!

4-5pm –  That 80’s show – Join Lisa for another blast from the past, playing you nothing but 80’s hits from the decade, but what is the featured month? Lisa will be giving you some news from the month in question, but which month did all these top tunes hit the charts?

5-6pm – Ask York.

6-7pm – Rosey’s Time Capsule
Has it been a month already? How time flies! Which is the point of the show: thinking about time. We consider historical events from an anthropological and political perspective and we rock out to some decent tunes from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. Tune in to find out what events & songs catch Rosey’s attention.

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7-8pm – Breaking York
Two weeks comes round quickly – we’ll have a track from Lucy Starr who will be our guest on 8th April also this week our out of town feature will have tracks from more than one act ( just for a change) we’ll also have some Sam Forrest, Edwina Hayes, Van Der Neer and Jess Jessica Penn, Kid Conventional plus anything else we can manage to squeeze in to the hour, We’ll update you about the IDAS charity gig and if we have time offer a peek into future events with Blueskies. I can confirm that Jimbo Doomface, Quiet Eyes and Sophie Norris will all be playing Staxtonbury this summer.

Listen out for more about the gigs we’re planning as the weeks go by. Including how you can get Staxtonbury tickets.

8-9pm – Soul Funktion with your host Dave Johnson returns  with this month’s show dedicated to the music of ‘Acid Jazz’ a fusion of Jazz, Funk, Soul and Disco. A genre formed out of the London Club scene of the mid eighties . You will hear music from the likes of the Brand New Heavies, Jamiroquai, Snowboy and Icognito .Tune in and enjoy some top tunes from a unique genre of music from a fantastic period in the club scene.

9-10pm – Beats ‘n Pieces
Another hour of epic beats and sexy syncopation from Jonah Hebron.#hiphop

Tune in and enjoy from midday ’til 10pm today. Please like, share and comment on our content.

Two Rivers Radio is a no-for-profit community radio station for the people of York, by the people of York, in the heart of York.

We broadcast every Monday from a pop-up studio at The corner pin on Tanner Row. Feel free to join us at the bar or tune in online: www.tworiversradio.stream

Two Rivers Radio does need your support and we will be very happy to accept donations or offer advertising/sponsorship opportunities to local businesses.

If you would like to support Two Rivers Radio or would like to get involved email us: tworiversradio@gmail.com

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LGBT Mastermind 2019

Spoiler Alert!  If you are planning on listening to the LGBT Mastermind quiz at 5pm this afternoon and don’t want to know who won – stop reading now.

 

Listen live at 5pm by clicking here! HERE

There has been a wide programme of events this February in York to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history organised by York LGBT History Month, and on Thursday night last week it was marked by LGBT Mastermind. Hosted at the Corner Pin on Tanner Row, the event was based on the television programme ‘Mastermind’ and saw six contenders competing to answer the most LGBT-related general knowledge questions within two minutes. With Lisa Kelly asking the questions and Jake keeping time and score, the contenders responded to a wide range of cultural and socio-political questions, the answers to which were often rather surprising and indeed fascinating.

The event began with an exceedingly keen group of contenders and supporters singing, until everyone curbed their enthusiasm to make way for the event. The first contender, last year’s champion Annis, was up! The whole thing had to be restarted as the mood lighting – albeit magical and romantic – was slightly too dim. With this issue rectified, it was all go. Questions were asked and answered relating to all manner of things (I personally learned a lot!), such as the Stonewall Campaign, Sir Ian McKellen’s knighthood, statues of Alan Turing, York Pride, Sappho… The list goes on. There were two rounds with an interval of notable camaraderie and conviviality! Annis, CJ (who guessed LGSM to stand for Lesbian and Gay SadoMasochists), Dale, Ian, Martin, and Rebecca all had the chance of a further two minutes in the second round to cash in some more points. At the reckoning, it turned out that Annis had been knocked from the champion spot and been usurped by Ian, who emerged as victor with 15 points.

Overall, the event proved to be an immense success, with much laughter and celebration as well as discussion of serious matters concerning LGBT history which the event aimed to address. I had some very illuminating conversation with participants and supporters alike both in the interval and after the event when the group remained for a while for a jovial chat. Congratulations to Ian, the LGBT Mastermind 2019 champion!

 

Picture & words credit: Claudia L. Wardle

Schedule 11/02/2019

Good morning people of York! Its Monday 11th January and we have some fantastic programmes lined up for you today. Tune in from midday here: www.tworiversradio.stream

Midday – 1pm – The Lunchtime Rush
An eclectic mix of chat and music from Declan Minskip to kick-start your week.

1-2pm – Ask York
We will be repeating one of our fantastic episodes from the Two Rivers Radio archive.

2-3pm – #LGBT Hour
Yo, LGBT Hour returns today – This month the discussion is around HIV & AIDS from the 1980s to present day with special guest Ben Arnup and lots of great #music too

3-4pm – What Rock?
This week on What Rock? It’s a birthday special as Alex & Sam celebrate Sam‘s 21st by looking at bands from around his home town, Manchester.
Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester Music

4-5pm – That 80s Show with Lisa Kelly
Hey, Lisa is back again with “That 80s Show” …awesome tunes from #Bowie#Madonna#U2 and many more….but what was the month that all of these tunes were first released?

5-6pm – Catch A Fire
We will be replaying 1 hour of some fine reggae/dub/dancehall from York’s aficionado’s. This is form the archives and #strictlyvinyl.

6-7pm – Rosey’s Time Capsule
Join Rose Drew for just another day, eh? Not so fast! On or around this day, Tiberius died and cleared the way for Nero to seize control of Rome. I’m sure we can have a great chat on modern dictators that, while not as depraved sexually as Nero, are certainly fiddling while our planet burns. However! Rose will be searching out happy, cheerful events from the past to talk about at 6pm. After all, who wants to listen about the US Pres while they’re starting to think about an evening meal?

7-8pm – Soul Funktion
Soul Funktion returns for its new monthly slot between 8 and 9p.m. with this month David Johnson focusing on ‘Soul Divas’. An hour dedicated to great female soul singers. There will be music from Anita Baker, Randy Crawford, Chaka Khan, The Jones Girls and of course a show like this has to include Aretha Franklin! With Valentines looming this week there will be one or two tunes to get you in the mood for ‘loooove’❤️

8-9pm – Breaking York
This week Graham will be joined by singer/songwriter Colin Cutler.
We’ll be playing some of Colin’s own songs and some songs that have inspired him over the years, whilst chatting about what brought him to #York, Where you can hear him play live, which other musicians does he likes from the local scene, that sort of thing. And of course we’ll be asking the really difficult questions like what setting does he use on his tumble dryer and has he ever dried his socks in the microwave?
Yes we ask the tough, topical questions! Get your ears Cutlerated for an hour.

9-10pm – Beats ‘n Pieces
Another hour of epic beats and sexy syncopation from Jonah Hebron.#hiphop

10-11pm – (Late) Mr Judge to You!
“THE FINAL HOUR OF THE FINAL HOUR!”… The Late Mr Judge To You will be a little less late following today’s show… when we will move to a new 9 till 10 slot… The last of the ‘last hour’ will be marked by a veritable cornucopia of “Radio Quiet” musical monuments, to calm and collect us as we trade our Monday trials, tests, follies and grind for the mystical world of deep night, dark dreams and sleepy secrets in the very last last hour… (until the next one!!)

Tune in and enjoy from midday ’til 11pm today. Please like, share and comment on our content.

Two Rivers Radio is a no-for-profit community radio station for the people of York, by the people of York, in the heart of York.

We broadcast every Monday from a pop-up studio at The corner pin on Tanner Row. Feel free to join us at the bar or tune in online: www.tworiversradio.stream

Two Rivers Radio does need your support and we will be very happy to accept donations or offer advertising/sponsorship opportunities to local businesses.

If you would like to support Two Rivers Radio or would like to get involved email us: tworiversradio@gmail.com

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Programme Schedule: 17/12/2018

Good morning York!!
 
This is our final full day schedule in 2018 and its a corker. We will be live & loud from our pop-up studio at The corner pin from midday!

 
Take a look and tune in. 🙂
 
 
Midday – 1pm
A special edition of Breaking York will kick off the day. This is a taster of what is to come in the new year as Graham Blueskies welcomes a very special guest into the Two Rivers Radio studio. Tadcaster based singer/songwriter Bryony Drake is coming to the Two Rivers Radio broadcast lounge to play tracks from her new and as yet unreleased EP plus a few extras. Live and exclusive to Breaking York and Two Rivers Radio.
If you have comments or questions for Bryony do get in touch using #BreakingYork on Twitter or by messaging TRR on Facebook.
 
1pm – 2pm
This month on An Alright Show, to round up 2018, Kieran will be looking at possible contenders for “Album Of The Year 2018” Get in touch with your suggestions for Album of the year!!
 
2pm – 3pm
LGBTQ Hour returns with a festive cracker, a Christmas special that is music orientated and each song having an LGBT link. Mixed in with some all time top festive favourites are some rather less well known but great Christmas songs to get you right into the festive spirit and ready for Santa. Join Lisa Kelly live from 2pm.
Can you guess the LGBT link to all the songs? Get in touch on Facebook or Twitter using #TRRLGBT
 
3pm – 4pm
In the final What Rock? of 2018 Alex & Sam are keeping it local with a focus on rock bands of all types from Yorkshire, hopefully in an effort to tune you into your new local favourite band!
 
 
4pm – 5pm
Beats ‘n Pieces with Jonah Hebron – ‘Beats and Pieces’ plays anything with a beat. Shifting between Hiphop, Funk, Dub and Jazz; we’re all about rhythm here. No drab, 4/4 repetitions here – it’s all syncopation, groove and feeling.
 
5pm – 6pm
Two Rivers Radio presents the latest edition of Crossing Borders from Andræssen Genevieve We Who Move.
‘Songs & Stories for a Winter’s Night’ will transport you to a world of wonderful stories, folklore and exquisite music.
 
6pm – 7pm
Bob Horton Brings the Weirdness. As you will know dear listener, anything can happen! You will need to get locked in to find out.

 
 
7pm – 8pm
The Totally Serious(!) Heavy Metal ShowOzz will not be in the studio on Christmas Eve so the TSHMS is coming to you a week early. He will be co-piloted today by Steve Judge, of Mr. Judge to You – stay tuned for a special from Steve later this evening.

 
8pm – 9pm
Baguette et CroissantMaxime is back in the studio to explore the varies and exciting world of the Chinese Man record label. Baguette et Croissant focuses on music from France and the French diaspora, and this delve into Chinese Man promises some awesome tunes to take you into the late evening.
 
9pm – 10pm
Late Mr. Judge to You! “TFI Not Christmas… Yet!!”…. An hour of under celebrated Christmas Records on The Late Mr Judge To You… In his last radio hour of 2018!!
 
 
We are always on the look out for volunteers!! If you would like to present or produce a show, or get involved behind the scenes please get in touch: tworiversradio@gmail.com
 
Two Rivers Radio is a not-for-profit community radio station, however we do still have costs to cover. Further more, we currently only broadcast for 1 day a week, but have big plans for 2019. If you would like to support us as an individual or a business please take a look at HERE.

LGBT – Bisexuality

This month we bring you all our usual features, with news, a look back, a look ahead and special guest Emily Roach will quizzed on our topic of the day, Bisexuality, which means all our music also has a link to bisexuality in some way, including a classic 70’s glam rock song!!

Tune in from 1-2pm!

 

Good morning York!!

Tune in to Two Rivers Radio today for a fantastic selection of shows. www.tworiversradio.stream

Declan Minskip presents The Lunchtime Rush from midday ’til 2pm.

Fasil Demsash will be hosting another edition of Black York between 2-3pm

The 3-4 slot sees Mr Blueskies host another Breaking York – featuring exciting new and local music.

Juliet Powell is back after a short break. The Yor Living Well Show returns to Two Rivers Radio today. The show that highlights our journeys and difficulties through life. This week we chat to Jayne about her use of alcohol and painkillers as a way of coping with difficult periods of her life. She talks about resources and techniques that finally helped her to live a more balanced life. A gripping and interesting story.

5-6pm – Pop punk with ‘What Rock?’ Join Sam & Alex picking out the best of a crowded genre and talking about the evolution of some of the genre’s biggest names as well as the usual music news highlights.

6-7pm – This month Lisa Kelly looks back at the past month, looks ahead to the next month, brings you the latest LGBT news including the latest on the Anne Lister Rainbow plaque controversy and will also pack in lots of music with each song having an LGBT link.

At 7pm Christian Simon will be guiding us through the life, times and music of The Damned

John Compost Cossham will be in the hot-seat from 8-9pm, presenting another Recycled Radio Show.

What better way to end the day, but with the Soul Man himself, Mr. Paul Coull!?

Schedule – 09/04/2018

Hello, you lovely people!!   Well, today, among some truly wonderful pieces of community radio – you may find one or two ‘Forrest Gump’ moments. “What could this mean?” we hear you chant in unison… what it means is that 3 hours of today’s schedule is unfilled an therefore may be anything. #chocolatebox

Things we will be doing include bringing you the latest news at midday, 3pm and at 6pm as well as the voices, thoughts and opinions of the community in which you live and work. 

www.tworiversradio.stream

Join Two Rivers Radio from midday today, right through ’til 11pm for a medley of music and chat that you cannot find on any other local station.

Midday – 1pm – Declan Minskip presents the Lunchtime Rush

1 – 2pm – The Poetry Show & Stairwell Books presents

2 – 3pm – The LGBT Hour with Jake Furby (repeat)

3 – 4pm – some kinda crazy pick ‘n mix

4 – 6pm – Mr. Judge to You! Mr Judge takes a rock ‘n roll view on the murky world of advertising.

6 – 7pm – exciting pick ‘n mix timez

7 – 8pm – Tracy Neasham-Allan presents MTTY – bringing you all the best music of the last 60 years!

8 – 9pm – All That Brass with Kate Lock

9 – 10pm – The Soul Hour – Paul Coull presents the first live soul show in this new slot!

10 – 11pm – Upside Your Mind – a trip from the basement to the tropics and back to close a wonderful day of community radio.

We will be live today from midday until 11pm from our pop-up studio The corner pin. Feel free to join us for a beer and maybe make a request – otherwise, tune in here: www.tworiversradio.stream and ask your friends to do as well! 

Two Rivers Radio is run exclusively by a very hard-working group of volunteers, dedicated to giving the City of York something it doesn’t already have; original, unique and independent programming, journalism and views!

If you like what we do and want to get involved as a presenter, producer or in any other way please get in touch.

Should you wish to support us financially, either as a business or an individual please email or call Jez Russell:

tworiversradio@gmail.com // 07913 685823

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