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Our New Local Music Channel, RFB 2: LocalChords, is LIVE!

RFB 2: LocalChords

WE’RE LIVE!  LISTEN TO RFB 2: LOCAL CHORDS LIVE NOW! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 1, 2017 For the many lovers of artists and bands based right here in the five boroughs, Radio Free Brooklyn’s announcement of a new 24-hour stream launching July 1 will literally be music to your ears. RFB 2: LocalChords is the second internet-based radio stream produced by Radio Free Brooklyn(RFB), a nonprofit radio station based in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, and gives listeners an eclectic uninterrupted setlist of music created by local musicians. “This new audio experience gives fans of local music a new way to enjoy the bands they love and, more importantly, to discover new bands to love,” says Tom Tenney, co-founder and Program Director at RFB. “The music on LocalChords is the music of our communities, and represents the incredibly diverse spectrum of sounds and music being created by independent artists right here in the city.” The stream will launch with more than 200 hours of music, over 500 local bands and artists from every imaginable genre – funk, hip-hop, rock, jazz, blues and more. LocalChords accepts submissions from local artists on Radio Free Brooklyn’s website, and considers all local

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Season 5 Launches Monday 5/15!

On Monday May 15 we will be introducing 15 new shows to our lineup for Season 5. Here are just a few of the offerings we’ve got in store for the new season.

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Season 5 Showcase on 5/21

On Sunday May 21st, we’re kicking off our 5th season with a showcase of local musicians to raise funds for the station, under our newly established non-profit status!

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We’re Now a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization!

We are very excited to announce that Radio Free Brooklyn has received its new official status as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization!

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Radio Free Brooklyn in Huffington Post!

Radio Free Brooklyn in Huffington Post

Radio Free Brooklyn heralded its expansion from a 24/7 streaming free-form site into a storefront radio station and vinyl shop with a music showcase Saturday night, Sept. 10, at Unit J Loft in Bushwick. Performances by Dead Leaf Echo, Dru Cutler and the Heart & Hand Band, The Falling Birds, and Amos Rose celebrated a local scene that now reaches worldwide through internet radio.

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Dead Leaf Echo to Headline RFB Fundraiser Sept. 10th

Dead Leaf Echo

Radio Free Brooklyn is now in our third season – broadcasting 70 shows, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week – and have grown into a community of over 100 artists, musicians, and radio geeks. The Velo Brooklyn Bike Shop has, sadly, recently closed its doors, but the good news is that RFB has taken over their lease and have great plans for the space.  We’ve recently partnered with Federico Rojas of Downtown 304 Records, who will be opening a vinyl record shop –Second Hand Records – in mid-September.  In addition to new and used vinyl, the shop will feature a second RFB studio, where music DJ’s will be spinning vinyl live on the air in the storefront window.  RFB will also be using the space to host monthly rent parties, with live acoustic performances by Brooklyn’s best bands. All of these “leaps forward” are beyond exciting to us here at RFB, but the more we grow, the more expenses we have to cover to keep this train rolling. To that end, we’re puttin’ on a show!  On September 10th, RFB will host it’s 3rd Benefit Rock Concert at Unit J Loft in Bushwick.  We have 4 incredible bands lined up,

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