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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 […]


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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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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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In Focus

1:00pmSaturday

1:00pmSaturday

Do you know that a one-second site speed improvement can increase mobile conversions by up to 27%?
Site speed is key to eCommerce success and Barbara O'Flaherty from Let's Get Digital will be joining me on tomorrow's In Focus with tips on how to make your site speed faster.
Melissa Moore, The Retail Advisor is sharing tips on getting your customer support right. Supporting customers to keep them coming back.
The show is kindly sponsored by Ballina.ie & Ballina Chamber of Commerce.
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We are on a mission to shout out to staff/ team members or as a customer to say well done and you can email us at hello@bcrfm.ie .
If you have any questions for Melissa please email them to melissa@theretailadvisor.ie If you have any questions for Barbara please email them to barbara@letsgetdigitalmarketing.com  The show is kindly sponsored by Creative Pixels, your online business partner.
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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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Made in Brazil

3:00pmSaturday

Made in Brazil

3:00pmSaturday

A brand new Portuguese language show with presented by Diegeo. On this weeks episode you will hear lots of Brazilian classics. Live locally on 101.9 fm and online www.bcrfm.ie

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Screen Dive

5:00pmSaturday

Screen Dive

5:00pmSaturday

It's time. Finally.
Are you asking for what?
For the wrap up of what's new on the big screen and home screen. Moreover, some tunes that will remind you of your favourite movie or TV show.
Let's get on it!
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Craic n Tunes with Emma

6:00pmSaturday

6:00pmSaturday

The show will be an easy-going, light-hearted show where a different person will join me each week for a chat, a bit of craic along with some banging tunes to get you in the mood for your  Saturday night.

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Rock On

7:00pmSaturday

7:00pmSaturday

This week's featured album comes from Scottish rockers Mason Hill and their long-awaited debut album Against the Wall. They were formed in 2018 and have seen a record deal come and go since then.  It was a successful crowdfunding drive that got them back on their feet. The band has thanked their fans by releasing an album that is light years ahead of their EP.
The show is with thanks to Joseph Murphy Ballina Ltd.
Listen locally on 101.9FM and online at www.bcrfm.ie.   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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Anything Goes

9:00pmSaturday

9:00pmSaturday

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Into the Night

10:00pmSaturday

10:00pmSaturday

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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GABUDABY

1:00pmSunday

1:00pmSunday

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This Is Country Music

2:00pmSunday

2:00pmSunday

Crazy Songs. In this hour Gerry will be playing songs with the word 'Crazy' in the title. Tune in this afternoon at 2 pm, listen locally on 101.9 FM and online bcrfm.ie.

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Going Coastal

3:00pmSunday

3:00pmSunday

Fierce Pit Bosses are a three-piece band based in Donegal making emo-tinged punk rock with “heart on their sleeve” lyrics and catchy upbeat tunes. Each week a different host talks us through some of the music that they love.      

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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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The Sunday Frequency

7:00pmSunday

7:00pmSunday

Best feel-good music from the 80s to now. Including the guess the Classic year and 3 songs from the 80s to end the show. Features will include the news in brief, the latest soap news, celebrity news, and more. A guaranteed feel-good Sunday night show on Bcrfm.
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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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