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Tuesday Breakfast Blend


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Activate! February 11 - February 18

Thanks for celebrating with WRIR last Friday! We have our Black Valentines party coming up this weekend and much more on the horizon, so WRIR's 12th year is sure to be a blast! At 5pm, I'll preview that and the rest of the shows in Richmond this week, plus I'll give away tickets to see Karikatura at Gallery 5 and Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Lower Dens at The National!

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Click on "read more" for the show listings / playlist. Click here for the podcast:


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February 11th, 2016

Good Afternoon,

What a weekend! Thanks to everyone who came out to the 11th Annual Party for the Rest of Us last Friday. It was incredible! Let's celebrate by jamming out to a ton of local favorites this afternoon!

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As Always, Thanks for Tuning In and Supporting All Things Local!


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Breakfast Blend: Let the Love Consume Us


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The Church of the Ecstatic 19 - The Temple of Love

Songs about the dark and the light sides of love! Is love gonna save us? Or no? Whether it sustains or disdains you, I hope you groove to these love tunes!


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Altered Circuitry 2/10/2016


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Mercury Falls ~ Feral

Prince Rama - Lightening Fossil


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The New Breakfast Snob: Daphlat Erf


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The Lotus Land Show - Okay Alright

Thanks for tuning in,
Michael Miracle


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