Revival FM takeover this weekend to aid mental health counselling service

Revival FM takeover this weekend to aid mental health counselling service

Rookie Rockstars will be taking over Revival FM for 25 hours on Friday 28 June. The Kirkintilloch and Cumbernauld base teams will be joined every hour of the ‘takeover’ with live acts, interviews and co-hosts.

Founder and CEO, Dave Brackenridge says: “This crazy event is all in aid of our mental health counselling service Rookie Minds. We need to raise £12,500 before September and we believe we can do this in one 25 hour stint with the help of you lot!”

Rookie Rockstars is a registered charity in Scotland who aim to improve children and young persons mental health and wellbeing.

Rookie Rockstars School of Music offers individual music lessons on guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals every day. Music lesson start from beginner level, regardless of age, right through to completing Grade 8 exams.

The school of music can even help young persons prepare for SQA examinations giving them the best chance of success. All tutors are fully qualified with a degree in music, so students can be sure they will get the best quality tuition!

Here are the presenters for next Friday’s Radiothon which runs from 8.00am on Friday 28 June until 9.00am on Saturday 29 June – 25 hours no less! Don’t forget to tune in to support Rookie Minds.

Gospel Blues Train celebrates 5th birthday this weekend

Gospel Blues Train celebrates 5th birthday this weekend

On Saturday 29 June at 7.00pm, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman will celebrate five years of being on the air. 

Joining Lins on this very special occasion will be gospel blues veteran Glenn Kaiser; gospel vocal group the McCrary Sisters; Chicago-based singer/songwriter Jed Brewer; Italian harmonica maestro Fabrizio Poggi; Blues guitarists Brooks Williams and Jimmie Bratcher plus a handful of others.

It will be a show packed with the usual gospel blues goodness. 

Said Lins: “I can’t believe it’s been five years since the very first edition of The Gospel Blues Train went out on Revival FM. 

I’m truly thankful to Revival FM and to all the folks who have contributed and listened to the show over the years.  It’s such an honour to help keep this kind of music and alive and here’s to the next five years.”

The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman on 100.8 (Cumbernauld area) and 93FM (City of Glasgow area) and DAB+ digital radio (Glasgow) and online. Saturday 29 June 2019 at 7.00-8.00pm and Tuesday 2 July at 10.00pm. Note: This week there is no Friday transmission due to the ‘Rookie Rockstars’ charity takeover.

TTBA Album of the Month : Pink – Hurts 2B Human

TTBA Album of the Month :  Pink – Hurts 2B Human

Hurts 2B Human is the eighth studio album by American singer Pink which was released in the spring of 2019 on RCA Records. The CD album features guest artists Wrabel, Khalid and Cash Cash as well as Chris Stapleton.

Hurts 2B Human received generally positive reviews from contemporary music critics.

Hurts 2B Human debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 115,000 CD album-equivalent units sold, of which 95,000 were pure CD album sales. It is Pink’s third consecutive US number-one album. In its second week, the album dropped to number six on the chart, earning an additional 36,000 album-equivalent units that week.

In the United Kingdom, Hurts 2B Human debuted at number one on the UK Album Chart, outselling its closest competitor. It became her third chart-topping album there.

Ian Arbuckle will feature tracks from the Hurts 2B Human album on his Turn The Beat Around programme on Revival on Wednesday evening from 8.00pm and Saturday afternoon at 3.00pm.

Revival FM takeover to aid mental health counselling service

Revival FM takeover to aid mental health counselling service

Rookie Rockstars will be taking over Revival FM for 25 hours on Friday 28 June. The Kirkintilloch and Cumbernauld base teams will be joined every hour of the ‘takeover’ with live acts, interviews and co-hosts.

Founder and CEO, Dave Brackenridge says: “This crazy event is all in aid of our mental health counselling service Rookie Minds. We need to raise £12,500 before September and we believe we can do this in one 25 hour stint with the help of you lot!”

Rookie Rockstars is a registered charity in Scotland who aim to improve children and young persons mental health and wellbeing.

Rookie Rockstars School of Music offers individual music lessons on guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals every day. Music lesson start from beginner level, regardless of age, right through to completing Grade 8 exams.

The school of music can even help young persons prepare for SQA examinations giving them the best chance of success. All tutors are fully qualified with a degree in music, so students can be sure they will get the best quality tuition!