Joomla gallery extension by joomlashine.com
WOJB Features Slides
Chastity Brown and Ben Weaver in Concert Friday, June 19!!
WOJB-FM is thrilled to welcome back two of our favorite artists to the WOJB Concert Series...folk-soul
singer-songwriter CHASTITY BROWN and songwriter, musician, writer & cycling troubadour BEN
WEAVER, Friday June 19 at The Park, located in downtown Hayward at 15971 US HWY 63 North.
Showtime is 7:30pm.
Advance tickets are $15, available HERE, at (715) 634-2100 and at Art Beat of Hayward on West
Second Street downtown.
Throw all genres and hyphenates together you want to describe her – indie, roots & soul, rock, blues
and country – they are all right in a sense, and also not quite enough. Chastity Brown writes songs
that are carried deep in the American psyche; tapping into the hunger, desperation and confidence
that runs through our times. Relocating from Tennessee to Minnesota...touring the United States and
Europe...she has had half her own lifetime along with a million lifetimes passing before her to forge her
She's been hailed by NPR, CMT, American Songwriter, The London Times, and Paste Magazine as a
songwriter to watch. Chastity recently made her UK television debut on Later..with Jools Holland and
is set to appear at the venerable North Sea Jazz Festival in The Netherlands this July.
To support his recent album I Would Rather Be A Buffalo, Ben Weaver embarked last Fall on his
It’s All The River tour from Minneapolis to New Orleans by bicycle. Following the Mississippi
River south, Weaver curated stewardship-based performances, readings and projects along the way,
attempting to help people reconnect with the land around them.
“I have a dream where I see people kneeling down in the grass or the dirt, folding back the layers
and looking in at what is living under foot, learning to see themselves in a hawk, a fish, a stream,”
explains Weaver. “It may be romantic, but far as I can see it’s way more interesting than the
Weaver sees interconnectedness between his work, his music, his bike riding, and pretty much
everything else around him. This congruency helps him write music from many aspects of his life.
“How you cook an egg is how you live your life, how you ride a bike is how you live your life,”
explains Weaver. “I was always interested in everything. I always wanted to be multitudes. “
Welcome to WOJB Radio!
An affiliate of National Public Radio and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters,WOJB presents the finest in national broadcast service via satellite. On the regional level, our news and public affairs programs give listeners up-to-date information crucial to survival and maintenance of quality rural living. Program content varies to match the changing listeners throughout the broadcast day, which begins at 5:30 AM and continues until midnight. WOJB transmits on a federally assigned frequency of 88.9 megahertz, with an effective radiated power of 100,000 watts from an antenna height of 2,005 feet above mean sea level, or 605 feet above average terrain. WOJB's studios and offices are located adjacent to the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Center on Trepania Road just off the junction of Highways E and K. Ten miles southeast of Hayward, Wisconsin.
WOJB Radio is operated by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Anishinaabe. Broadcasting from the highest hill of Odaawaa Zaaga'iganiing 100,000 watts of Indian power reaches far beyond the reservation to listeners on the North Shore of Gichgaaming, as far west as Lac Du Flambeau, south to Chippewa Falls, west to Luck, and to Dairyland in the northwest. The live internet stream widens the listening circle so that WOJB fans can listen around the world. Miigwech for visiting.