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Ravenswood Winery & WXGR present The Gourmet Lounge @ BRGR Bar on Halloween Friday October 31, 6-8pm

Free Samples - Great Food - Wicked Wine

Join WXGR for the Gourmet Lounge LIVE at BRGR BAR on Halloween Night from 6-8pm.

BRGR Bar Portsmouth, NH Gourmet Lounge presented by Ravenswood Wine LIVE on WXGR

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Presented by Ravenswood Wines, Taste of the Seacoast Magazine and Smuttynose Brewing Co.
BRGR Bar - 37 Portwalk Place, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

WXGR presents Halloween Underground @ The Coat of Arms, Friday October 31, 8pm

What a bash. Join WXGR and Blackthorn Cider Halloween Night at The Coat of Arms Pub Portsmouth for a Huge Halloween Bash with The Porter Square from Cambridge MA. Win prizes (ski tickets and more) from WXGR and Blackthorn Cider.

Halloween Underground at The Coat of Arms, Portsmouth NH Halloween Night after the Portsmouth Parade
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Kickoff after the Portsmouth Halloween Parade.


Friday October 31
The Coat of Arms Pub
Blackthorn Cider Specials
Prizes and Giveaways
8pm: Monster Trash DJ set
10pm: The Porter Squares

The Gift Of Music Instrument Drive

bcap, Datacet, The Bubble FM, UROCK Marketing LLC and The Press Room are teaming up to make this Thanksgiving extra special for the Portsmouth Schools music department!

Portsmouth Instrument Drive 2014 WXGR bcap Datacet UROCK Marketing The Press Room

We all know at least a couple of people with old, gently used or extra musical instruments laying around the house, or up in the attic collecting dust. What if we got all those instruments together and gave them to some young, impressionable and eager music makers?

Instruments can be dropped off NOV 1 UNTIL NOV 29 at:
PMAC (973 Islington St)
Summer Sessions (15 Vaughn Mall)
or bring them with you to The Press Room the night of the event!

The music will kick of at 8pm on Saturday, November 29 with an Acoustic Open Mic hosted by Duke Mandell. Open Mic goes from 8-10pm.

Immediately following the Open Mic, from 10-late, Datacet (bcap & Ryan Obermiller) will take the stage with Special Guest Mike Marchand & His Visual Orchestra


Tune in for SNOCOUNTRY SKI REPORTS on 103.5 FM and streaming online at starting mid-November through April 1

SnoCountry Ski Reports air daily at 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 AM and 4:30 and 5:00 PM

Scroll here for up-to-date conditions in New Hampshire

SnoCountry Ski Reports on WXGR

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.

Please help fund the construction of an on-air studio and media lab at the school on kickstarter




Keepin’ It Loud Concert Calendar Report

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

Hear the latest Keepin’ It Loud Concert Report

Keepin' It Loud Concert Report for Seacoast Portsmouth NH on WXGR

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
Sunday: 11 am

Support WXGR

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.

If you would like to join our family of underwriters, appear on the Gourmet Lounge or just help supports some great programming please write us at

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