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We’re Hiring!

2RRR are seeking a multi-skilled and enthusiastic person to join our team as Station Coordinator.  This is a four day working week position involving daily administration, technical support tasks and station management.   The successful applicant will have at least

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Youth Jukebox Recognized by the Community Broadcasting Foundation

For three years, Youth Jukebox – a program presented by high school students from the local area – has been broadcasting every weekday from 4-5pm. Each day of the week sees a different combo of presenters playing their favourite music

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Lunar New Year Celebrations

The City of Ryde is home to a large and vibrant Chinese and Korean community. In 2015 the City hosted an exciting and colourful event that was widely acknowledged as a big success with a crowd over 10,000 attending during

Album of the Week

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Cheap Fakes – modern vintage

modern vintage is just what the world needs right about now. Cheap Fakes, from out of Queensland, have released an album Modern Vintage which is hiding nothing, speaking plainly, fun loving and aptly titled. the record was produced with the

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Holy Holy – When The Storms Would Come

The debut from Holy Holy has been receiving praise; and deservingly so, as the duo, Timothy Carroll and Oscar Dawson (Dawson previously of Dukes of Windsor) release When the Storms Would Come. Between them they hold a substantial musical pedigree,

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Volky – Shine on

simple music, stripped back and with no nonsense; that’s what Volky, who are Volky Kozak and Freduado Lombardi, bring with their latest release Shine on. listening to shine on reveals a band who sound as if they have already discovered

Featured Programs

REAL WORLD GARDENER

Real World Gardener

Wednesday 10 February 5 – 6pm Real World Gardener Find out about Australia’s Brahminy Kite with Birds In Backyards manager Dr Holly Parsons in Wildlife In Focus. If you like Asian food, you’ll want to grow this Vietnamese mint in

TARTAN SHOW

The Tartan Show

Tuesday 9th February 6.30 – 7.30pm Tartan Show This week on Tartan we welcome back guest host Robin MacKenzie, Music Director of The Australian Gaelic Singers, host of 2RRR’s first Scottish program ‘Scotland Down-Under’ and our resident Gaelic language expert.

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There Goes That Song Again

Tuesday 9 February 2 – 4pm There Goes That Song Again This week we continue with Part 2 of our “Johnnie Ray Three O’Clock Special”. A singing sensation of the early 1950’s, Johnnie has been referred to as the “missing

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International Blues Album of the Month – Joe Bonamassa “Live at Radio City Music Hall”

Joe Bonamassa’s career goes from strength to strength with another live release “Live At Radio City Music Hall”. Ticking off yet another one on his “bucket-list”, that is, to create live recordings from world class venues, this is No.8 on

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Australian Blues Album of the Month – Russell Morris “Red Dirt – Red Heart”

The long awaited 3rd release in the unique trio from Australian singer/song-writer & musician Russell Morris has now been released – “Red Dirt – Red Heart”. Russell’s previous award winning albums Sharkmouth (2012) that identified Australia’s unique and important characters,

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Blues Album of the Month – Robert Cray “4 Nights of 40 Years Live”

The iconic sound of master bluesman Robert Cray celebrates 40 years of performing with an exclusive live release –  ‘4 Nights of 40 Years Live’. The double album captures live recordings over four nights from four venues in LA including