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WCWF’s Write Out Loud June 28th and 29th

WCWF presents its third annual performance of local original plays, essays short fiction and poetry. The works are submitted by local artists for the WCWF Writers Challenge in May. Pieces are selected by a panel of writer/judges and the director. This is a showcase for the many talented authors in the Grand Valley. Join us for an evening of entertainment as your friends and neighbors share their creativity live and on stage.  Tickets are $5 for WCWF and KAFM Members and $7 for non-members.   Evening performance on June 28th at 7pm and Matinee on June 29th at 2pm.   Doors open 30 minutes before show start.  For tickets click on the date.

Dawn and Hawkes Return to the Radio Room July 11th

Indie-folk singing duo Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes met in Austin, Texas while dancing together at a blues bar. Their initial duo effort, Golden Heart, climbed to No. 25 in Billboard’s Folk chart and landed at No. 2 in iTunes singer-songwriter albums kicking off a whirlwind of cross-country and international touring performances. Their music draws inspiration from American deserts and mountains, to the South Australian coast while navigating a shared journey through mortality, grief and compassion for differing perspectives. Upon returning to Austin, they set upon building a new home and self-producing their second full-length album, The Other Side, released in July 2018.
Show starts at 7:30p and Doors open at 7.  Tickets are $20

Navy Band Southwest’s Brass Quintet July 22nd

KAFM Welcomes Navy Band Southwest’s Brass Quintet to the Radio Room on July 22nd. Audiences of all ages enjoy performances by Navy Band Southwest’s Brass Quintet. The quintet performs a wide range of musical styles encompassing traditional and modern brass literature, including Dixieland jazz, patriotic marches, and current popular selections. Quintet performances include public concerts, military ceremonies and receptions. They also have a dynamic educational program specifically designed for students of all ages. Entrance to the event is free but seating is limited. Reserve your seat here. If you want to support KAFM bringing these diverse acts to the Radio Room please consider making a donation at kafmradio.org. Show starts at 7pm Doors open at 6:30

The Haymarket Squares July 26th

The Haymarket Squares are Arizona’s finest purveyors of punkgrass. Righteous anger meets 4-part harmonies and bluegrass instruments for a moshpit hoedown!
Starting as a trio in Phoenix, Arizona in 2009, Haymarket Squares has since played over 500 shows across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Known as purveyors of punkgrass, Haymarket Squares presents rabble-rousing lyrics with a catchy melody! Mark Allred (vocals, slide guitar and harmonica), Jayson James (fiddle), John Luther Norris (vocals, guitar and kazoo) and Marc Oxborrow (vocals and bass) have found that they make their best music when they're angry about something.
Haymarket Squares showcase upbeat, happy sounding songs with edgy lyrics that poke fun at the establishment. They’ve found they make their best music when they’re angry about something. However, they want fans to dance and smile with the empowered feeling they can overcome anything together. Tickets are $20.

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Upcoming KAFM events

June 28th- WCWF Write Out Loud
June 29th-WCWF Write Out Loud
July 11th - Dawn and Hawkes
July 22nd- Navy Band Southwest's Brass Quintet
July 26th- The Haymarket Squares

August 9th- Reverend Freakchild
August 10th- Radio Daze
August 24th- Lipbone Redding
September 5th- Jaden Carlson Band

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