Is there such a thing as too much U2? Naaaahhhh, you just can’t get enough! Fill your ears silly with U2 by tuning into WBWC radio’s U2005: The U2 Marathon. Todd Richards and Mary Cipriani will again be hosting 18 consecutive hours of U2 music for fans worldwide on July 21.
Click the following link to read the radio station’s press release on the event.
June 1, 2005
WBWC Cleveland announces “U2005: The U2 Marathon”
WBWC 88.3 FM “The Sting,” the radio voice of Baldwin-Wallace College, continues its long-running Summer Marathon Series.
Once More In The Name Of Love!
Long-time college DJs and U2 fans Todd Richards and Mary Cipriani will once again be the co-hosts for this special broadcast day beginning at 7:00 a.m. on July 21st, and running continuously for 18 hours through 1:00 a.m. July 22nd.
Todd Richards is an alumni of Baldwin-Wallace’s WBWC 88.3FM, and Mary Cipriani is an alumni of John Carroll University’s WJCU 88.7FM. This is the fifth year in a row that Richards and Cipriani have teamed up to host the U2 Marathon on WBWC in Cleveland and online to a worldwide audience.
Fans may participate by emailing their requests in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org (include topic “U2 Marathon”) and specify the hour (USA Eastern Time) in which they’d like to hear the song. The U2005 Marathon will feature U2’s entire musical catalog including rarities, B-sides, imports, live tracks, and remixes. On the day of the marathon, listeners may also call in on the Studio Request Line at 440-826-7846 and/or send requests to email@example.com. Listeners may post questions or comments about the marathon on the WBWC Marathon Forums located at www.wbwc.com/forum.
Fans outside of the Greater Cleveland area can listen in via streaming audio at www.wbwc.com/ram/wbwc.ram.
All WBWC.Com audio requires RealPlayer 8 or RealOne to listen, which can be downloaded from www.real.com.
WBWC began its popular Summer Marathon series 25 years ago, featuring one artist’s music all day every Thursday throughout the summer. Other marathons scheduled this summer include New Order, Talking Heads, Simple Minds, The Beatles, Queen, and Pearl Jam, in addition to featuring artists appearing at the CMJ Rock Fest June 9-11th at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The complete 2005 Marathon Series listing is available at www.wbwc.com/summermarathon.
WBWC is a noncommercial, educational, FM radio station licensed to Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. Celebrating its 47th year, WBWC signed on as the first totally student funded and operated radio station in the United States in 1958. WBWC features a Modern Rock/Triple-A format and operates within the Cleveland radio market.