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Thursday

February 21, 2013
9:00 am

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Spencer’s interview on student radio station WRBC-FM touched on a range of topics, including the obligation of a liberal arts college to help graduates get job and what responsible investing looks like.

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
11:46 am

Lounge Act

A new WRBC-FM program brings the faculty to the world By Elizabeth McKean ’12 and Gabrielle Otto ’11 Once a…

Tuesday

March 23, 2010
10:00 am

WRBC to present Icelandic folk group Seabear

Seabear, a band based in Reykjavik, Iceland, performs indie folk at 9 p.m. Monday, March 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, please contact this email. The concert is sponsored by the Bates College radio station, WRBC 91.5 FM.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
9:11 am

WRBC radio to present guitarist Glenn Jones

Guitarist Glenn Jones of Cambridge, Mass., plays an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Ronj, the student-run Bates College coffeehouse at 32 Frye St. Opening for Jones will be Micah Blue Smaldone of Portland. Admission is free.

Tuesday

March 10, 2009
12:04 pm

Discussed the Icelandic recession

The Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið took note of dance band FM Belfast’s tour of the U.S., including a stop at Bates College that was sponsored by WRBC-FM. Besides offering a concert, the Icelandic band participated in a discussion about the recession in their homeland.

Wednesday

March 4, 2009
1:25 pm

Icelandic Excitement

The Bates College Radio station, WRBC, brought Icelandic band FM Belfast to perform a free concert this past Saturday night for the Bates community. A totally great band that I would never have discovered were it not for the WRBC, the four fashionable Icelandic rockers also participated in a symposium on Saturday, similarly open to the Bates community, in which they discussed what’s ACTUALLY going on in Iceland Bates’ own Associate Politics Professor Aslaug Asgeirsdottir, also of Iceland, providing two contrasting but informed points of views.

Wednesday

May 5, 2004
9:12 am

Alternative roots-music acts from all over to perform at festival

Musicians from Texas, Ohio, North Carolina and Maine will bring fresh perspectives to traditional sounds during the third annual WRBC Roots Music Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center, at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

March 25, 2003
10:53 am

West Coast indie bands to rock for WRBC

To celebrate the end of the academic year, WRBC-FM presents three up-and-coming independent bands in concert: Hella, The Quails and The Aislers Set. This concert sponsored by the college radio station will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The show is free and open to the public.

Wednesday

May 8, 2002
2:58 pm

Bates players, campus radio present Shakespeare's 'Lear'

The Bates College student theater group present the Maine radio premiere of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” in a broadcast from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on the college radio station, WRBC (91.5 FM).

Tuesday

April 23, 2002
3:38 pm

WRBC-FM, 'Radio Bates College,' hosts Roots Music Festival

Featuring popular Maine acts and a nationally known headliner, the Bates College radio station sponsors the WRBC Roots Music Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street. The festival is free and open to the public. In the case of rain the event will be moved to the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue. For more information, please call the radio station at 777-7915.