Free YR Radio All Points West Stage

fyr09_website_v4_01 In its third year Toyota’s Free Yr Radio is hosting the Free Yr Radio Broadcast Stage benefitting independent stations at All Points West, Outside Lands, Bumbershoot, CMJ and Voodoo Festival.  Launched in 2007 with a mission to support independent radio stations Free Yr Radio has equipped over 20 partner stations with tools to increase exposure and listener support. Those stations have included KEXP (Seattle an NY), The Current (Twin Cities, MN), KUSF (San Francisco) and KXLU (Los Angeles) among others.  This summer and fall music fans will encounter the Toyota Free Yr Radio Broadcast Stage with independent radio stations hosting and broadcasting. interviews and performances of festival talent. The audio captured at these stages will be distributed free of charge to the nation’s network of CMJ-reporting indie radio stations.

Free Yr Radio will make a contribution to each festival partner station and each station will have the opportunity to raise additional funds through on-site activities geared toward festival attendees. Free Yr Radio festival activities include a photo booth Corolla, and a Shrinky Dink wearable art station. The campaign kicks off this weekend at All Points West. Interview and performance schedule is below.

Free Yr Radio 2009 festivals and partner stations include:
All Points West – Jersey City, NJ
July 31 – Aug 2
Benefitting The Core, Rutgers University (with a partnership with nearby Piscataway High School)

Fri. July 31: Heartless Bastards (2 PM), Eugene Mirman (4:30 PM), Telepathe (5 PM), Jake and Amir (5:30 PM), Peanut Butter Wolf (10 PM)
Sat. Aug. 1: Black Gold (3 PM), Chairlift (4 PM), Electric Touch (4:30 PM), Jeff Rubin/Streeter Seidell (5 PM), Tokyo Police Club (5:30 PM)
Sun. Aug. 2: PT Walkley (12 PM), Steel Train (1:30 PM), Todd Barry (3:30 PM), Hey Champ (4 PM), Kitty, Daisy (5 PM)

Coming soon:
Outside Lands – San Francisco
Interview/performance schedule TBA
Aug 28 – Aug 30
Benefitting KUSF, University of San Francisco

Bumbershoot – Seattle
Interview/Performance Schedule TBA
Sept 5 – Sept 7
Benefitting KEXP

CMJ Music Marathon – New York City (details to be announced)
Interview/Performance Schedule TBA
Oct 20 – Oct 24
Benefitting KEXP

Voodoo Festival – New Orleans
Interview/Performance Schedule TBA
Oct 30 – Nov 1
Benefitting WTUL, Tulane University

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