Join WPRB 103.3 FM as we close out the year with a series of music marathons!
Jon Solomon’s 21st Annual 24-Hour Christmas Show kicks off our marathon season on December 24th, followed by Marvin Rosen’s “Viva 21st Century” marathon on December 26th; Maria T closes out 2008 with a 12-hour New Year’s Eve countdown of the top 103 releases heard on WPRB. Keep reading for full program details and additional information.
Last but certainly not least,don’t forget to stay tuned to WPRB throughout December as our on-air staff host their own “Best of 2008” programs and more! Have a wonderful holiday season! We look forward to sharing 2009 with you!
Wednesday, December 24th at 6:00 p.m.
Jon Solomon’s one man radio show runs from 6:00 p.m. ET Christmas Eve until 6:00 p.m. ET Christmas Day and has done so every year since 1988, back when he was fifteen years old. 2008 marks the 21st edition of Jon’s show – 24 hours full of rare, strange and confounding records that are all holiday-related. Over the past two decades this show has become a Delaware Valley tradition with a devoted following world-wide.
Friday, December 26th at 6:00 a.m.
Join Marvin Rosen, the award-winning host of WPRB”s “Classical Discoveries,” for a second 24-hour marathon starting 6:00 a.m. ET on Friday, December 26th. The “Viva 21st Century” marathon will be devoted to new works composed during the last nine years and will represent composers from all over the world. To learn more about Marvin’s fantastic program, visit the Classical Discoveries website.
Wednesday, December 31st at 12:00 p.m.
Closing out 2008 is Maria T, host of WPRB’s “Her Jazz” and Top Ten programs, with a 12-hour marathon counting down the top 103 new releases of the year. The “103 of 2008” marathon begins at 12:00 p.m. ET on New Year’s Eve and runs until the stroke of midnight.