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Thank you to our Sponsors.

We would like to thank the local businesses who are supporting the station this year.

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Music, Economics, and Beyond

The whole point of digital music is the risk-free grazing” Cory Doctorow, Canadian journalist and co-editor and of the off-beat blog Boing Boing, is an activist in favor of liberalizing copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon […]

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Practice in Public Makes Perfect: how playing for your fans makes you better

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]

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The Complete Definition Of The Music

Music is a form of art that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. It is normally expressed in terms of pitch (which includes melody and harmony), rhythm (which includes tempo and meter), and the quality of sound (which includes timbre, articulation, dynamics, and texture). Music may also involve complex generative forms in time through […]

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Portland EDM Greats Announce Break Up

The group announced the disbandment on Facebook with an official statement, followed by a more personal one from founder and singer John Monster saying the decision rested on his shoulders. If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at […]


Upcoming shows
Sunday 9:30 am

The Sunday Morning Show

Presented by Ray Forde

Sunday 11:00 am

Pure Ballina

Sunday 1:00 pm

Sunday Frequency

Sunday 2:00 pm

Going Coastal

Sunday 4:00 pm

Folk and Blues Session

with Larry Downey

Sunday 5:00 pm

The Sunday Soul Session

As always....'Damn Fine Music Guaranteed'

Sunday 9:00 pm

A Box of Delights

With Paul



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THE LIGHT AND MUSIC EXPOSITION HITS LOS ANGELES IN THE FASHION WEEK

Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it’s slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That’s one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues […]


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Living in New York as a musician of the Opera’s Grand Theatre

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? The connection isn’t a coincidence. I know because I asked. I put the question to top-flight professionals in industries from tech to finance to media, all of whom had […]




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The Sunday Morning Show

Your Sunday morning soundtrack.

9:30 am 11:00 am


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Saturday Breeze

9:30amSaturday

Saturday Breeze

9:30amSaturday

Barbara-Anne O'Regan is back tomorrow morning from 9.30 - 11 am. Barbara-Anne is joined by Leslie Moore from the Mayo Volunteer Centre to discuss National Volunteering Week starting Monday 17th until Sunday 24th. Saturday Breeze on BCRFM will also have the usual mix of entertainment news, local news, great music, and playing your requests. With thanks to my wonderful sponsor Mocha Beans, Ballina.
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The Country Music Show

11:00amSaturday

11:00amSaturday

On this week's show, Pat will feature American Country artists plus all the Irish favourites. Join Pat live from 11 am until 1 pm. Chris will be taking your requests/calls on 0870969562.
The show is kindly sponsored by Footworks, Ballina, going the extra mile to provide a caring, compassionate and professional service.
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Livin In Stereo

2:00pmSaturday

Livin in Stereo

2:00pmSaturday

Talking about time management on this week's show plus the usual chats and tunes both old and new.

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Feel Good Music Mix

3:00pmSaturday

3:00pmSaturday

The songs that are played during this hour are full of motivational lyrics and upbeat beats. We've got everything from pop tunes to humorous country sing-alongs and oldies classics, so everyone can find something to make them grin. So be warned: it'll be impossible not to smile after listening to this feel-good mix.

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The Saturday Frequency

4:00pmSaturday

4:00pmSaturday

Saturday Frequency 5-6 pm Latest weather, news in brief, celebrity news, famous birthdays, and counting down the top 10 in the Irish singles chart. Two Saturday Anthems to end the show plus the best feel-good music from the 80s to now.

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Summer Hits

6:00pmSaturday

Summer Hits on BCRFM

6:00pmSaturday

The very best collection of Summer Hits is the ideal soundtrack for however, you are spending your Saturday evenings.

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Rock On

7:00pmSaturday

7:00pmSaturday

Join me Saturday evening at 7 pm for this week's Rock On. Yngwie Malmsteen's new studio album 'Parabellum' is this week's featured album. Listen locally on 101.9FM and online at www.bcrfm.ie.  The show is kindly sponsored by Joseph Murphy Ballina Ltd, proud manufacture of the Moy Brand. I would love to hear where you're listening from? Email hello@bcrfm.ie or text/WhatsApp to 0870969562 (353 87 0969562)
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Into the Night

9:00pmSaturday

9:00pmSaturday

Into the Night returns with Brian live this Saturday at 9 pm. Tune in for some new features like the Americana Radio Charts, the latest movie news and of course superb music for your Saturday nightcap.

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9:30amSunday

Join me from 9.30 for my usual Sunday morning antics. On this week's show, I'll be taking a look at the five Oscar Nominees for Best Original Song ahead of Sunday night's ceremony. Be sure to tune in, you know it would be rude not to! With thanks to the Ballina Chamber of  Commerce for sponsoring the show.
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Pure Ballina

11:00amSunday

Pure Ballina mural in Ballina Co. Mayo

11:00amSunday

Pure Ballina this Sunday from 11to 1 on FM 101.9  with news from around the town, sports fixtures, and results. Some great tracks from Creedance Clearwater Revival and Queen plus lots more! You can send in your requests via text or WhatsApp to 0870969562. The show is kindly sponsored by Pure Ballina and the Ballina Fringe Festival
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Sunday Frequency

1:00pmSunday

1:00pmSunday

On this week's show, Matthew will be looking at the top board games to keep everyone in the house entertained as we spend more time in doors. Playing the best feel-good music from the '80s to now. Ending the show with the guess the Classic year with a few songs and clues to help you guess the year in question. So join me from 1-2 this Sunday lunchtime.
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Going Coastal

2:00pmSunday

2:00pmSunday

Donegal songwriter George Houston started recording and releasing music during the lockdowns of 2020. His debut album Cold Toast has garnered comparisons to artists like Bon Iver, Lana Del Rey, and Fleet Foxes with the recent school-leaver already making a name for himself on the slowly reopening festival circuit.   GEORGE HOUSTON      

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Folk and Blues Session

4:00pmSunday

4:00pmSunday

This week's show features music from the legendary Led Zeppelin, guitar great Johnny Winter, Irish folk legend Luke Kelly, Blues god Stevie Ray Vaughan plus much much more.  Tune in Sundays from 4 to 5 p.m. FM locally on 101.9fm or online at www.bcrfm.ie for the best in Folk and Blues.

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5:00pmSunday

Join Jim this Sunday for a Pre-Recorded ’Music Only’ Mother’s Day Sunday Soul Session from 5-7 pm. Catch the show on www.bcrfm.ie ’OR’ on 101.9FM ‘IF’ you live locally! Expect the usual eclectic mix of 'Positive Vibes’ including 'Odes to Mums & Motherhood' from Artists including The  24-Carat Black, 2Pac, Archie Bell & The Drells, Bob Seger, Pip Millet, LL Cool J, Terry Callier, St. Germain, Scissor Sisters, Fat Freddy’s Drop and MORE! As always...Damn Fine Music Guaranteed!
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This Is Country Music

8:00pmSunday

8:00pmSunday

Pop Songs Country Style. In this hour Gerry will be playing songs that were pop hits but have been covered by country artists. Tune in this evening at 8 pm, listen locally on 101.9 FM and online bcrfm.ie

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A Box of Delights

9:00pmSunday

Box of Delights

9:00pmSunday

9 pm A Box of Delights with Paul Dixon. A varied selection as ever tonight from Handel's Water Music to music from the 12th century and some Miles Davis too!
Tune in locally on 101.9 FM and online at bcrfm.ie. Show kindly sponsored by Ballina Arts Centre.
 
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