WRIR 10th Annual Party for the Rest of Us

WRIR 97.3fm is proudly turning the big 10 and we invite you to join us February 6th, 2015 to help commemorate this milestone in local, community-driven radio at the biggest Party for the Rest of Us yet! WRIR will be selling it’s new beer WRIR X made by Hardywood at the event. Doors open at.. read more →

Riverside School Brand Makeover

We have enjoyed working with Riverside School, a very special small school which teaches local K-8 children with learning disabilities. It started in the Fall with the logo refresh. Riverside School has had the same logo for over 30 years. We wanted to update their brand while keeping the spirit of the original logo. Above.. read more →

WRIR 2014 Spring Fund Drive

Join us for the WRIR Spring 2014 Fund Drive – ten days in March full of live music and special programing and in-station events. The Fund Drive will be kicked off March 14th at Strange Matter featuring local bands. For a donation of $50, you will receive a t-shirt designed by Shine Marketing for the.. read more →

Liz Scoggins: WRIR Volunteer or the Year

Shine’s very own Liz Scoggins was honored as the WRIR Volunteer of the Year at the WRIR Party for the Rest of Us on February 7th at the Renaissance Ballroom. read more →

WRIR Party for the Rest of Us

Help WRIR 97.3 celebrate their 9th birthday at the annual Party Rest of Us on Friday, February 7th at Renaissance Ballroom. The event will showcase local music talent including Fun Size, the Ar-Kaics, Hypercolor, Herro Sugar, River City Taiko and the Colloquial Orchestra. Doors open at 7 pm. Admission is $10 with all proceeds going.. read more →

Art Karma 2013: 10th Annual Silent Auction and Good Karma Party to Benefit ART 180

Richmond’s signature eclectic event, Art 180‘s Art Karma took place on Thursday, December 5th at the “Emerald Barn” on Brook Rd. A fun and funky silent auction fundraiser featuring art from local artists, gift packages from local businesses and exhibition pieces from Art 180 projects like Guitart!. There was entertainment including WRIR‘s DJ Graybeard, Balinese.. read more →

WRIR Presents: A Richmond Music History Tour

On September 28th, WRIR Presents: A Richmond Music History Tour. Join Richmond music historian Gregg Kimball, Don Harrison and their able WRIR assistants as they take you on a two hour journey through your city’s music history. From the “Harlem of the South” days of the Hippodrome to the site of the original GWAR Slave.. read more →

Volume 3: a four-day Richmond music festival to benefit WRIR

Join Shine, WRIR and Commonwealth of Notions in celebrating Richmond music on four different nights with nineteen unique artists at four local venues from July 18th-21st. For all information go to the WRIR website. Follow The Show on Commonwealth of Notions Facebook page or on  Twitter at @CmmnWlthfNtns and Live on the Air Wednesdays from.. read more →

Come out and celebrate National Record Store Day with WRIR & local, independent record stores!

The needle drops on Saturday, April 20, as WRIR FM 97.3 partners with five local, independent record stores to celebrate National Record Store Day! Join us at Plan 9 Music, Deep Groove, Steady Sounds, Vinyl Conflict and Turnstyle for live music, DJs, and a scavenger hunt! Here’s the schedule so far: Plan 9 Music (3017.. read more →

A karmic delight

Good karma abounded last night at the 9th annual Art Karma party, silent auction and fundraiser that benefited Art 180. It was a fabulous event filled with delicious food, mystical activities and inspirational entertainment. The 170 items auctioned included the best of local art, dining gift certificates, vacation stays and services donated by local artists.. read more →