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Join us on Saturday, July 15th from 4 to 8:30 PM as WRFG 89.3 FM celebrates 50 years of independent community broadcasting in Atlanta. Our 50th Anniversary event will take place at the Rialto Center for the Arts and includes performances by Julie Dexter, Ruby Velle, and Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective. For ticketing information, click here.

This image is from a WRFG live music event at the old studio on Euclid Ave.

In honor of 50 years of broadcasting, WRFG will be airing the 50 episodes that make up our award winning series Living Atlanta, an oral history of life in the segregated southern city of Atlanta from World War 1 through World War 2. The series will air every Wednesday – Friday, from 4-5pm, May 31st to September 22. For more information on the series, click here.

Save the Okefenokee: A Photography Exhibit by Tom Coffin is on display in our Harlon Joy Community Room 105 at the Little Five Points Community Center, home to WRFG.

Photographs will be for sale and all proceeds go towards WRFG and Okefenokee protection.

The Okefenokee Swamp is the largest blackwater swamp in North America, and a wetland of international importance, and is being threatened by a proposed titanium mine. Twin Pines Minerals, LLC, an Alabama mining company, has asked federal and state authorities permission to operate a 898-acre heavy mineral sand mine next to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The US Fish and Wildlife Service and respected scientists have warned that the mine could affect the hydrology of the area, causing irreversible damage to the swamp including increased frequency of drought and wildfires.

Viewing is open from 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday. It is recommended that you contact us ahead of time to ensure staff is on site. For more information, you can email or call the office at 404-523-3471.

A new episode from our Off-Air Programs is fresh in the archives! Deep Dive with David Daniels is a curation of music you wouldn’t necessarily hear on the on-air programs he hosts on 89.3FM, which include Explorations and Plain Ol Horizons. Deep Dive moves between genres of jazz rock fusion, avant garde jazz, electronica, space rock, virtuoso rock guitar and new age/contemporary instrumentals. Enjoy!

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Left to right: Wanique Shabazz (Ops Director and Labor Forum Engineer), Paul McLennan (Labor Forum co-host), Mawuli Davis (Daivs Bozeman Law Firm), Chris Ann Lewis (Matthew Zadok William’s mother), Dr. Buelah Williams-Wood (Matthew Zadok Williams sister), Dianne Mathiowetz (Labor Forum co-host), April Taylor (WRFG Volunteer) – Labor Forum – 20 February 2023
Dave Chamberlain’s The Record Room. Available through our Off-Air Programs Archives
Chickens and Pigs on Americana Garage with Steve K – February 10, 2023
Mockingbird’s Wing on Happygrass with JR – 1 February 2023
Jules, host of Americana Pie (3rd & 5th Tues 8pm-10pm) and co-host of My Own House (Sun 9-11am)
Fergus O’Keefe and Dave Aton of The Celtic Show (Sundays 5pm to 7pm)
DJ Arc of African Experience Worldwide (Saturdays 11am to 2pm)
From The Great Speckled Bird Big Photo Exhibit. No longer on display.

WRFG Airshifters and Volunteers just before the 2022 Little Five Points Halloween Parade

Dianne Mathiowetz of The Labor Forum at the 2022 May Day Festival
Thank you to our donors and foundations who make community radio possible.