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The Sunday Buzz

A series of rock 'n roll matinee shows at Cafe` 9
3-6pm every Sunday.

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Chris Barron – Ticket Giveaway – Cafe 9, 6/22/17

Win Tickets to this show! Courtesy of Fernando Pinto Presents, Cafe 9, and To enter fill out the submission form below and submit by 11pm et Wed. 6/21/17 Winners will be announced on The Allison Transmission (10-noon) Thurs. 6/22/17. Fernando Pinto Presents CHRIS BARRON (SPIN DOCTORS) Thu, June 22, 2017 Doors: 8:00 pm /

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“Read All About It!”

A Heartfelt thanks to Alan Bisbort, Hartford Courant, and for a wonderful article on Read the Entire Article on-line HERE.  And a cool video HERE.  

Ticket Giveaways is constantly getting tickets to giveaway, from promoters, venues, and even artists. Whenever we are giving tickets away, we will post them on our TICKET GIVEAWAYS page. Bookmark that page/link, and stop by often. You never know what great area shows we’ll be giving away tickets for next…

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The Backroom 5.23.17

Why the joker?  Because of The Joker from Kat Eaton.  A great rendition of Slipped, Tripped and Fell in Love by Southern Avenue.  More new Gemma & The Travellers.  A trip down Yellow Brick Road and a tasty selection of funk & soul from today & yesterday. The Joker — Kat Eaton Let the Healing

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the allison transmission w/ frank critelli 05.23.17

wait…what!?! i’m supposed to write something. shit, too late. the show’s already afoot. i gotta run to catch up. the allison transmission-made fresh daily The Boy In The Bubble- Paul Simon I Don’t Have a Gun -Hard Working Americans If I Had A Rocket Launcher -Bruce Cockburn Love Is the Answer- Utopia This Is

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the allison transmission 05.22.17

just checked to see if i played any of this years billboard selections…nope. still, happily, out of that loop. you know that thing called ‘off, off broadway’ …the transmission is sorta ‘off, off billboard’ the allison transmission-made fresh daily Earth, Wind and Ozzy-DJ Cummerbund – Whole Sex Lotta Machine [Run-DMC vs. Led Zeppelin vs.

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The Word According to KP

5/21/17 Interview/Intro to Arrow – Xavier Serrano and Karen Ponzio Arrow – Kindred Queer Interview/Intro to Dissonance – Xavier Serrano and Karen Ponzio Dissonance – Kindred Queer Interview/Conclusion – Xavier Serrano and Karen Ponzio Kiss From a Rose – Seal Ode to Growth – Karen Ponzio Growing Up – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street

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the loco archives 05.21.17

this sunday at noonish on’s loco archives show, two great shows from the near 30 year history of thelocalbandsshow as aired on wplr…original commercials, concert calendar and hosts intact. part one aired may 21st in the year 2000. you’ll hear: 50 feet tall…bigtoplow…occupant load…sunflower…seth adam band…the rivergods and the mocking birds… featuring the one

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Rich’s Mixed Tape May 19th 2017

It’s a show about nothing…except for a few birthday celebrations, album and song release commemorations, and a couple of requests.  Thanks for tuning in! Billy Preston Nothing from Nothing Steely Dan Deacon Blues Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer B.J. Thomas Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head Murray Head & Choir Superstar Supertramp The

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The Metal Dad – 5/18/17

  Iron Maiden – Hallowed Be Thy Name The Obsessed – Sacred Candlemass – Solitude Celtic Frost – Procreation (of the Wicked) Watain – Underneath the Cenotaph Sigh – Scarlet Dream Nuclear Assault – Nuclear War Grave – Haunted Arcturus – Wintry Grey Black Sabbath – Into The Void

the allison transmission 05.19.17

artisanal is surely an over-used word. applied to widgets and waffles and whatnot. but it’s a descriptive ,better than most, for what happens here . non corporate, individual ,tasty, non focus grouped ,hand-crafted nuggets of sonic goodness, spun daily by amateurs in the truest sense. lovers of music and certainly unpaid. old school, freeform radio.

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