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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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

#communityradio #york

Breaking York Mini-tour

Exciting new platform for originals performers in York

Blueskies is at it again!

It’s tough to get an audience, get heard and get your music out there, let alone be ‘noticed’, well here’s a novel attempt. Blueskies has set up three gigs, on three consecutive nights with the SAME bands! Sounds bonkers?

We asked Graham Blueskies why? Surely no one is going to buy tickets to three consecutive nights to hear the same music?

He responded with.
‘I’ve seen people go to a covers festival for three days and listen to a dozen versions of their ‘favourite’ songs, but no, you’re right, and that is not my thinking. I’d say who travels? No one needs to walk more than 100 meters in York to find great music, so I decided I’d take the music to them. I’ve selected locations that are not too close together and the purpose is to put the bands in front of different audiences – not the same one.

Remember November – 15th – 17th the gigs are 15th Victoria Vaults – 16th Acomb W.M.C. and 17th Clarence Club C.I.U.

Another innovation is that the members of the bands playing get 50% of the £7 ticket price. Blueskies has long been a believer in empowerment and encouragement. Money is important, but that inspires few, creativity and being a part of it inspires all.

Full details on each gig can be found on the Facebook event pages

https://www.facebook.com/events/329201344507750

https://www.facebook.com/events/1026045714249831

https://www.facebook.com/events/543517026069562

Tickets are available from all the bands playing.

Evie Barrand –

https://www.facebook.com/eviebarrandmusic

Quiet Eyes – Sam Kelly – Nathan Morrit – Ryan Bridges – Edward Dutton

https://www.facebook.com/quieteyesband

Ten-79 – Gary Luckhurst – Martin Fitzgerald – Wally Youngman – Matt Stanhope

https://www.facebook.com/TEN79band

Breaking York – 01/10/2018

1/ – Little Earthquake – Jon Palmer Acoustic Band 

2/ – Black is the Colour – Leather’o – Album – Six ***Traditional***

3/ – Embrace the Sun – Charlie Swainston – Album Sweet Berry Elixir

4/ – Estrella de Rock- Zenith Nadir – Album – El Desperate De Luz Brillante

5/ – Slow Down – Wurly Pig – from The Tales of Wurly Pig

6/ Questions – Sophie Norris – from the album – Handmade Woman

Sophie 300 mile cycle in aid of Cancer research
Donate https://fundraise.cancerresearch.org/sophiecycle

7/ – Hanging with Dylan – Urban Rain
Album Ghost -Hull based duo – Rosie Q and John Cox
– on soundcloud too.

8/ – Need You Now – Steve McManus – Album – First Kiss

9/ – Kitty Don’t Bite – Slack Habits

10/ – My Street – Jessica Penn – My Street

11/- Boom Tick – Jade Helliwell – EP – Infatuation
BCMA winner in 2017 Female Vocal

12/ – Suzy Said – Crush and the Mighty Rhythm 

13/ Lucy Starr

For Breaking York edition 1st October 2018

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!?