Programs

Here are some of the current programs you’ll find on-air at VOBB.
Check the schedule on the homepage to confirm show times and hosts.

Bonne Bay Morning – Weekdays from 9-11, with our varying roster of hosts:

Dave Morrow

Join David Morrow for the show most Monday mornings for news on local events, local & international music, comedy @ 9:30 & 10:30, and This Day in History.

 

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Join Mike & Kathy Madigan most Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. when they broadcast from their kitchen in Woody Point.  The show includes some lively chatter about what happened during the past week, what is happening in the near future, and usually an interview of someone with a local connection.  There are usually some laughs and listener interaction is encouraged. They play a lot of Newfoundland/Irish music with a special emphasis on music by artists from the Gros Morne area and any other music that strikes their fancy.

IMG_2024Eugene Bellows on Bonne Bay Morning delivers a mix of folk, rock and Newfoundland music as well as historical trivia, famous birthdays and news and announcements from around Bonne Bay.

Meatless Monday

Flexitarian-friendly listeners are welcome to listen in to Diane Martin promoting plant-based options on occasional Mondays at 4:30. As a Global movement, Meatless Monday has made more people flexitarians, i.e., happy to eat a variety of food, especially more fruit and vegetables. So flexi-friendly listeners, do join in!

On My Radar

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Join Gary Noel for On My Radar, most Wednesday evenings at 8 pm for an hour of great music. He’ll introduce you to new, or newly discovered, gems from a variety of musical genres — indie pop and folk, roots, Americana, and more!

 

Blues in the Night

P1220647Join Eugene Bellows for two hours of blues from Bessie Smith to the latest recordings of current blues artists. Wednesday nights from 9 pm till 11 pm Newfoundland time.

 

Rocky’s Roots

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Rocky Wiseman (The Ravens, Gunther, Wonderful Grand Band) dives into his own music collection to take us back to the roots of rock n’ roll every Saturday at 5 PM.

 

Stir It Up

Join Trina Reid & Amelia Maynard for Stir It Up, most Friday Afternoons from 1:30 – 3:00 pm (in Newfoundland), for an hour and a half of great music. They entertain us with short stories from the local area and music both old & new, from a variety of musical genres — rock, pop and Newfoundland and more!

South Side Book Club

Bookish listeners are urged to tune in on Saturdays at 1:30 to hear the members of the South Side Book Club in Woody Point wax eloquent and otherwise about the latest book under discussion. The club has been meeting since 2012 and nearly all of the offensive commentary is edited out before airtime.