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Brooklyn Bandstand

Hosted by: RFB Family
Live Monday-Friday at 4:00 pm
Category: Local Music, Music, Rock

About the Show

Brooklyn Bandstand is your daily dose of local music featuring only artists who have called NYC home in the past or present. Each weekday a rotating cast of RFB DJs will spin their latest and greatest music as well as news, interviews and show listings.

About RFB Family

Cantey Smith (Monday) is Radio Free Brooklyn’s intern and recent grad from The New School with a BA in Anthropology. In addition to her degree in people watching, she is a zine-maker, writer for The Antithesis, and just recorded, wrote, and edited her own podcast.  She has seen live music since she was a baby dancing on her mom’s shoulders, sneaking into bars as a teenager, and now all over New York City. Cantey is super excited to shoot the breeze on live music and play Brooklyn bands on Monday afternoons!

Rachel Cleary (Tuesday) is a Brooklyn-born, lifetime resident of the five boroughs with a love of live performance. While she is primarily known for her spoken word and storytelling performances, she has also made dozens of appearances on network television and independent film. Rachel has both performed and produced in off off Broadway theater productions. She is also a staff reporter for The Shadow Press. She is currently the owner of Silkworm Studio.

Tom Tenney (Wednesday) is the Radio Free Brooklyn co-founder and Program Director. He received his M.A. in Media Studies from the New School in NYC and his B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fun Arts) from Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Clown College. He has been a guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) and currently teaches media theory at Hofstra University. Tom is the host of Frequency Theory on Radio Free Brooklyn, and recently published The DIY Internet Radio Cookbook: A Beginner’s Guide to Starting Your Own Streaming Radio Station.

Robert Prichard: (Thursday) Hiding in plain sight in NYC since 1983. Co-founder proprietor of Surf Reality a 90s early oughts performance art hole space on the LES. There’s a fine line between performance art and drunks with props… Creator and co-producer of Radical Vaudeville serving the LES eclectic music, comedy and performance since 2004. Co-founder of

John Raso (Friday) John is Radio Free Brooklyn’s music strategist and has been a denizen of NYC rock shows since he convinced his older sister to take him along to first show at the age of 8. This experience eventually lead to a career in the music industry doing publicity and marketing for record labels including SST, Roadrunner, and Atlantic as well as a stint at LiveNation. Today, John heads up Client Services for music rights administrator, HFA (The Harry Fox Agency).  Four decades later, he still believes that a week without live music is just not a week worth having


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