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Cono Sur Vinyards and Winery and WXGR Present The Gourmet Lounge LIVE at Rudi’s Downtown Portsmouth

Friday, July 31st, 2015, 6-8pm

Join WXGR for this LIVE edition of The Gourmet Lounge at Rudi’s in Downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Meet Cono Sur winemaker Maximiliano Erlwein and sample exquisite wines and the dishes of Chef Orlo Coots of Rudi’s Market Square.  Tune in on 103.5 FM or stream online at

WXGR, Cono Sur, Rudi's Market Square and Taste of the Seacoast Magazine present The Gourmet Lounge LIVE in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Presented by Cono Sur Winery and Vinyards, Taste of the Seacoast Magazine and WXGR

Reggae Jam 2015 Smuttynose Craft Beer & Music Fest @ Governor’s Inn Saturday, August 1, 2015

CLICK HERE: Buy tickets for Reggae Jam 2015 Smuttynose Craft Beer & Music Fest (August 1st, 2015 )

WXGR presents Rochester Regae Jam 2015 and Smuttynose Craft Beer & Music Fest Saturday, August 1st
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Sleepy Wonder
Sleepy Wonder @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Kenyatta Hill
Kenyatta Hill at The Governor's Inn Reggae & Craft Beer Fest, August 1 2015 - WXGR

Puma Ptah
Puma Ptah @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Freddie Loco (from Belgium)
Freddy Loco @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

The Continent
The Continent @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Christos DC
Christos DC @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Congo Sanchez
Congo Sanchez @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Soul Rebel Project
Soul Rebel Project @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Green Lion Crew
Green Lion Crew @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

The Rhythm Ship
The Rhythm Ship @ WXGR Governor's Inn Reggae Jam 2015

Beer & Oyster Party at Franklin Oyster House, Thursday, August 6th at 5:30pm

Join WXGR, Smuttynose Brewing Co., and Great Rhythm Brewing Co. at the Franklin Oyster House, 148 Fleet St, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801

Enjoy 6-5oz locally brewed beer samples, paired with 6 locally sourced oyster for $34

Featuring music mix from WXGR 103.5 and The Franklin Oyster House

Smuttynose Beer & Franklin Oyster House WXGR Party
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Smuttlabs Cherry Short Weisse
Smuttlabs Oak Tripel
Vunderbar Pilsner
Great Rhythm Amplified Amber Ale
Great Rhythm Resonation Pale Ale
Great Rhythm Hopstock IPA
Thanks for supporting local beer, local food and local bars!

Call The Franklin Oyster House for tickets: 603.373.8500

WXGR’s Summer Surf & Beach Report

Join Andrea Belaidi Thursday through Sunday at 10am, 11am, Noon, 1pm and 2pm for WXGR’s Summer Surf & Beach Report

Win Golick’s Dairy Bar free kiddie cones gift cards, tickets to mountain adventure parks, golf gift cards and more! Look for the Seacoast Mazda Beach Car for fun prizes as local beaches and events

Listen to the Latest Surf & Beach Report Here!

Tune in for surf conditions and beach-related events and activities.

To inquire about being featured on the Surf & Beach Report please contact

Kittery Community Market, Sundays 10-2, June 7 to October 4, 2015

Kittery Community Market‘s goal is to provide fresh local food choices and artisans work to Kittery and surrounding areas. Support local farms, arts, music, and community nonprofits at the weekly outdoor farmers’ market on Sundays from 10am-2pm, June 7 through October 4, 2015 at Post Office Square, 10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery, Maine 03904

Presented by Robert’s Maine Grill

Kittery Community Market, Maine outdoor farmers' market in Kittery, ME on Sundays 10-2, June 7-October 4, 2015 at Post Office Square by Tributary Brewing Company
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Each week features a local nonprofit organization, offers activities for children in the Kid’s Corner and has live local music.

Farms and prepared food vendors are especially encouraged to apply by emailing

Alpha Boys’ School Radio

Tune in to Alpha Boys’ School Radio, a 24/7 radio station supporting the Kingston, Jamaica school and home for boys that taught many of the great reggae, ska, jazz and rocksteady artists throughout history since 1890.

Alpha Boys' School Radio, a project for the Alpha Boys' School in Kingston, JA by WXGR


Keepin’ It Loud Concert Calendar Report

Tune in for a weekly concert report on WXGR with Andrea Belaidi

Click here for the latest Keepin’ It Loud Concert Report

Wednesday: 9 am and 5 pm
Thursday: 8 am, 4 pm and 10 pm
Friday: 10 am and 3 pm
Saturday: 9 am and 3 pm

First Fridays : Extown Walks

TEAM (Town.Exeter.Arts.Music) will be introducing a new arts, music and cultural initiative to the Seacoast with ‘‘First Fridays : Extown Walks’‘, which will kick off on May 1st in downtown Exeter with art gallery openings, live music, historical presentations, wine & beer tastings, and kids activities.  The series will run through September, with a special July 17th date to coincide with the opening of the American Independence Festival.

ExTown TEAM First Friday Arts and Music Walks in Exeter, New Hampshire

The American Independence Museum will be hosting a number of activities, including a Redhook Brewery beer night in the Folsom Tavern with live music, colonial games for kids, and free tours of the museum.  The Exeter Arts Committee will also play a very active roll in “Extown Walks”, hosting the opening receptions in the 2nd Floor Gallery at Exeter Town Hall, as well as sponsoring the “Bandstand Live” music series with performances from some of the region’s finest recording artists. The Seacoast Artist Association will also be hosting a gallery reception for their monthly “theme show challenges”, with guests invited to enjoy light refreshments while casting votes for their favorite pieces of art.  Stairway To Heaven Comics is offering a special edition of their weekly “Cartooning With Katie” art class at 4pm, giving parents the option to drop off their children ages 6 to 12 for an hour while they walk downtown. 

There will be lots of other activities as well.  For more information on other happenings on First Fridays, check out TEAM on Facebook

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WXGR is supported by our underwriters and by listeners like you. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to wxgr please click the donate button at the bottom of the page.

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WXGR Underwriting & Donation: FCC Regulations
Commercial Underwriting on Noncommercial Educational Stations
Identification not Promotion. Educational broadcasting contributor acknowledgements must be made for identification purposes only and must not promote the contributor’s products, services or company.

A. Licensee Judgment:
The FCC expects public broadcast licensees to review each donor or underwriter acknowledgement and make good faith judgments as to whether they identify rather than promote. This judgment must be the key element in meeting Congress’ determination that the service should remain free of commercial and commercial-like matter.

B. Permitted:
Donor and underwriter acknowledgements may include:
(1) logos or slogans which identify and do not promote or contain comparative or qualitative descriptions of the donor’s products or services.
(2) value neutral descriptions of a product or service (up to 4)
(3) visual (auditory) depictions of products or services,
(4) company, trade & brand names
(5) product or service listings,
(6) years in business,
(7) geographic location,
(8) telephone number or website or street address,
(9) Messages may be 10 seconds in length, 15-20 words, 15-second messages are permitted.

C. Prohibited:
(1) price information, including interest rate information or other indication of savings or value associated with the product.
(2) call to action, “Stop by our showroom to see a model”; “Try product X next time you buy.”
(3) inducement to buy, sell, rent, or lease are not permissible. “Six months’ free service”; “Special gift for the first 50 visitors.”
Announcements can not include qualitative or comparative language or advertisements defined as: any message or other programming material which is broadcast or otherwise transmitted in exchange for any remuneration, and which is intended (1) to promote any service, facility, or product offered by any person who is engaged in such offering for profit; (2) to express the views of any person with respect to any matter of public importance or interest; (3) to support or oppose any candidate for public office.

D. Program Related Materials:
Public broadcasters can air announcements promoting program-related materials sold by nonprofit organizations including the station itself. Announcements for the sale of program-related materials by for-profit entities are permitted so long as the licensee
(1) receives no consideration for the announcement;
(2) the materials are offered on the basis of public interest considerations and not the private economic interests of the offeror;
(3) the price of the materials offered is only nominal, the nominal price requirement does not apply to offerings sponsored by nonprofit entities.
(Above from FCC Announcements Promoting Goods and Services, Section 399B of the Communication’s Act of 1934, as amended, and Sections 73.503(d) and 73.621(e) of FCC rules which specifically: prohibit the broadcast of announcements by public broadcast stations which promote the sale of goods and services of for-profit entities in return for consideration paid to the station; permit contributors of funds to the station to receive on-air acknowledgements