October 2nd was National Walk to School Day, and I was invited to Scott Elementary School in Naperville to help celebrate! I talked to students and their parents about the station, and handed out tons of WONC swag!
I’ve been gushing over Real by indie-pop singer-songwriter Dezirae Schalice for weeks now. Since its release on September 16th, I’ve been captivated by Dezirae’s work during my walks on campus and in the studio. Dezirae remarkably infuses electronic keys, distorted guitars, and honest, metaphorical lyrics in her songs about topics such as gaining independence, confronting demons, and questioning what is “real.”… Click here to continue reading!
On September 20th, WONC was awarded three Student Silver Domes by the Illinois Broadcasters Association! Congratulations to our winners, who continue the tradition of excellence WONC has maintained for decades!
Meeting and listening to musicians from all over the Chicagoland area was an awesome way to flip around my long, tired Tuesday. I’m a regular at Empire Burger and Brew’s weekly open mic night, but I’ve never seen the place as crowded as it was this last time around.… Click here to continue reading!
50 years after the iconic music festival, Woodstock attendee Mark Rice stopped by NCC to talk about his adventure and share his memorabilia. FM89 News and Traffic reporter Cheyanne Daniels interviewed Rice for The Chronicle – click the link below for the full interview.… Click here to continue reading!
Every year, WONC competes in a number of awards competitions. This year, we’ve been nominated for seven Student Silver Dome Awards by the Illinois Broadcasters Association! Congratulations to our staff members who will represent WONC on Septemeber 20th when the winners are announced!… Click here to continue reading!
Last weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing Frank Iero and the Future Violents in concert at a small venue called The Social in Orlando, Florida. Following the May 31st release of their new album, Barriers, Frank Iero and the Future Violents played a set consisting of a nice mix of old and new songs.… Click here to continue reading!