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The History of WOAS-FM 88.5

The first official broadcast of the WOAS radio station started at 8:00 AM on Friday, December 15, 1978. The station was managed by the Ontonagon Area High School librarian, Thomas Graham Lee. At the t…

July 31, 2015

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FTV: Weird Al

I like Weird Al Yankovic.  I like his parodies, his sense of humor, and his accordion playing.  He seems to be the kind of guy you could sit down and talk to.  With that said, I would really like t…

July 27, 2015

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Rusty Wright Band Rocks Ontonagon Theater

What has 7 good legs and still rocks?  Rusty may have bunged his knee up, but even sitting on a stool to ease the pain couldn’t keep Rusty and the whole Rusty Wright Band from rocking the Onton…

July 27, 2015

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FTV: Bayou Billabong

Some time ago I mentioned one of our ‘golden nugget’ moments at WOAS-FM occurred when Australian Hammond B-3 wizard Lachy Doley dropped us a line announcing the release of his newest CD Conviction…

July 21, 2015

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FTV: Scott Bradlee’s Post Modern Jukebox

   Born on Long Island, NY on September 19, 1981,  Scott Bradlee was the perfect age to be heavily influenced by the music produced in and around that decade.  This leads one to believe that he ma…

July 14, 2015

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FTV: Wonder Man

Wonderful!  The new Rusty Wright Band CD Wonder Man is wonderful!  When they last visited Upper Michigan for two performances at the Ontonagon Theater for the Performing Arts in March of 2014, they …

July 7, 2015

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