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    Special Guest Co-Hosts Throughout Oct. 31st to Nov. 1st - Click Image Below To See The List!
    September 15th, 2013


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      Celebration with WSCA and “The Groove” on November 8th… Please Join Us To Celebrate The Closing Of Our Fundraising Week Event!
      September 14th, 2013

      Nov 8th Party

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          Annual Fundraising Event for Portsmouth Community Radio - rock’n Community DANCE with Jeannie Daniels Band - January 26th - 21 Plus Event
          January 18th, 2013


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            Sunday, December 2nd - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pledge Drive Special Event - LIVE MUSIC MARATHON - 17 LIVE PERFORMANCES!
            December 1st, 2012

            Hosted by none other than our own Shawn Henderson, this Pledge Drive Special Event Live Music Marathon from 10 a.m to 7 p.m. features 17 artists performing LIVE right here in our studio at 909 Islington St., Portsmouth.  Listen! Enjoy! Come on down! Pledge! Call at 603-403-9722 or go online at  or donate in person at the studio!

            This is a one-of-a-kind event, the kind of event that would  be heard only on an Independent Radio Station like Portsmouth Community Radio -WSCA - 106.1 FM.  Isn’t having an Independent Community Radio Station like this in YOUR community worth supporting?  Please donate and support Portsmouth Community Radio!

            Live Music Marathon Schedule
            10:00-  Celtic/Folk/Holiday - Steve Carrigan,
                            Bruce MacIntyre, Jim Pendergast
            10:30-  Classical - Sea Reeds (Clarinet Quartet)
            11:00-  Roots/American - Charlie Strater, Kate Redgate
            12:00-  Singer-Songwriter - Cormac McCarthy
            12:30-  Singer-Songwriter - Jason Crigler
            1:00-    World - Carol Coronis, Ramona Connelly
            1:30-    Singer-Songwriter - Don Watson
            2:00-    Old Timey/Folk -  Spirit Family Reunion
            3:00-    Instrumental - Ed Gerhard
            3:30-    Blues - Samuel James
            4:00-    Pop - Andrea Szirbik
            4:30-    Bluegrass - Cedar Mountain Boys
            5:00-    Singer-Songwriter - Joe Young
            5:30-    Bluegrass - Lunch at the Dump with Doug Baker
            6:00-    Roots/Americana - Liz Frame
            6:30-    Pop - One Step Up
            7:00-    Gospel Choir Holiday -  RMS Five


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              Photo Album From Our 2012 Spring Fund Drive - Majority of Photos Contributed by Ann Haggart, with Additional Photos by John Lovering, and Mark Lefebvre
              June 12th, 2012



              Maureen Raiche, Marketing Director for UNO, being interviewed on-air by John Lovering on June 20th. Damon Thomas handled the studio end of the interview.



              Medium, Danielle, did psychic readings at the UNO “Great Musician Photo” Auction in Dover on June 20th.


              As the sun and temperature went down, Bob McDermott and John Lovering emerged from their “undercover” location to help promote Portsmouth Community Radio it UNO’s of Dover on June 20th


              Sharon Jones joined Terry MacDonald on a special ediiton of Jazz Straightahead


              Former Poet Laureate, John Perrault, performs in-studio on June 20th


              (l-r) Exeter Theatre’s Carol Aten, Seacoast 2012 Idol - Kat Murphy, and Sandy Martin wait to go on the air on June 20th.



              Members of “The Senior Scenes Players” (l - r) Guy Monte, Chuck Curtis, and Gillian Aguilar, were guests on Audio Theatre with host, John Lovering, on June 19th



              Phone Volunteer, Richard Jenisch, takes pledges on June 19th… he worked 5 hours!



              Ann Bliss, Board Chair, handles the phone pledges during the “Scratchy 45′s and Beyond” Special Fund Drive Show on June 16, 2012. Show host, Supersport, is supervising.



              Program Director, Damon Thomas, was awake bright and early and on duty taking phone calls during the “Scratch 45′s and Beyond” Special Fund Drive Show with host Supersport on June 16th



              “Scratchy 45′s and Beyond” host, Supersport, holds up a K-Tel album during the June 16th Special Fund Drive Show “K-Tel Power Explosion”. Laughs, entertainment, and a lot of pledges combined to make the morning a big success!



              Supersport (r) with guests Louie “Spindoctor’ (c) and Damon Thomas, Program Director (l) combined to put on a terrific “Scratchy 45′s and Beyond” Special Fund Drive Show on June 16th - “K-Tel Power Explosion” How did they get 20 songs on one album? No one knows… or do they?



              Jeanne says — I’ve never seen so many people walk into the station and give us cash! Thank you all!



              Danielle Dionne, Medium, was a special guest on Bob McDermott’s “The Paranormal Zone”



              June 15th - Stay Tuned with Host Shawn Henderson welcomed the five piece contemporary Bluegrass band from Maine known as Cribstone Bridge



              Cribstone Bridge - Contemporary Bluegrass band from Maine - Performs live in the studio on Stay Tuned - June 15th



              Kathi Hubbard, our volunteer bookkeeper, tallies and deposits each day’s donations.



              Uncle Phil serenades his audience with pledge drive promos!



              Dick Rozed (l) and Roger Wood (r) joined Ann Haggart, Host of Radiogazette, to tell tales of the old days of radio in the seacoast



              Charlie Griffin waits to read the news as Angelynne Hinson, Host of Morning Voices, and her guest Dennis Kleinman kick off our June 2012 Pledge Drive


              Mayor Eric Spear reads the Proclamation by the City of Portsmouth for Pledge Drive Day



              “Left Right Correct” guest Kevin Kervick

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                THANK YOU - Jumbo Circus Peanuts!
                February 15th, 2012

                Portsmouth Community Radio - WSCA-LP - 106.1 FM wishes to thank  the Jumbo Circus Peanuts  for the terrific Mardi Gras Dance Party that was held at the VFW Hall on 238 Deer St. on Saturday night, February 25th.

                All the proceeds from this program were donated to Portsmouth Community Radio and we are deeply grateful to the Jumbo Circus Peanuts for their outstanding contribution to support WSCA-LP.

                A big thank you to all the volunteers who worked before, during, and after the event.  Without your dedication and hard work we could not have held such an exciting event.  Finally, thanks to all those who attended the Mardi Gras Dance Party and contributed to Portsmouth Community Radio by doing so.  We know everyone had a great time!

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                  Thanks from the WSCA Board Chair
                  December 11th, 2011

                  On behalf of all the dedicated volunteers at Portsmouth Community Radio, a great big thank-you to the Seacoast community for its tangible support of our programming during our on-air Pledge Drive of last week.

                  This has been an important year for our all-volunteer radio station, a year in which we re-committed ourselves to our mission of delivering radio programming to reflect the interests and tastes of the community we serve.  We’ve taken a big step in that direction, having focused increasingly on our News and Public Affairs programming.  We’ve expanded the number of such programs on our air.  We’ve been out in the community, interviewing residents and visitors.  And when Portsmouth went to the polls to elect its City Council and a new mayor, Portsmouth Community Radio was on the scene, reporting the results just as the votes were tallied.

                  We set a goal of $25,000 for our Pledge Drive this time around, our most ambitious to date.  During the on-air portion of our semi-annual effort, we brought in $10,000—a good start.  Within a week or so, we will be in the mail with what represents the second piece of the Drive. We expect that this will bring in additional donations to bring us closer to our goal.

                  In the meantime, we know that many listeners want to support their community radio station, that some had intended to but didn’t get the chance.  To them, our message is that it’s not too late.  This website offers another opportunity to help us achieve our goal and keep community-focused radio coming to the Seacoast.  Just click on “Join Online” and follow the prompts to make a secure donation providing credit card or checking account information.  And while you’re there, we ask you to please consider a sustaining membership.

                  Thank you again to our supportive listeners, without whom none of our programming would be possible.

                  Ann Bliss
                  Chair, Board of Trustees

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                    Station to Host a Sunday Soirée, Italian Style, to Raise Funds
                    October 18th, 2011

                    In an important new initiative for Portsmouth Community Radio, the station will be presenting a highlight-studded afternoon gathering that includes good Italian food and wines, a cookbook signing by a favorite author and tv host, and two musical performances. Proceeds will go into a special fund to help us recruit and hire our first full-time salaried General Manager.

                    The Sunday Soirée, Italian Style, is planned for November 13, 2011, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, at 55 Oakwood Drive, Portsmouth, hosted by Wayne and Paulette Semprini, Olde Port Properties.

                    First among the highlights: a book-signing by Mary Ann Esposito, host of PBS’s longest-running cooking show, Ciao Italia, and a frequent guest on Radiogazette (Friday, 9 - 10 am). Throughout the event, as Italian food is being served, a special selection of Italian wines will be poured—wines imported from small family vineyards in Italy and never before tasted on the Seacoast.

                    The musical performances feature the highly acclaimed baritone opera singer Richard Conrad, accompanied by pianist Arlene Kies, a member of the UNH piano faculty since 1995.

                    Tickets for this special event are priced at $150 each, which includes a signed copy of Ms. Esposito’s new cookbook, Ciao Italia Family Classics, or two tickets for $250, which includes one signed copy of the cookbook.

                    While this is an invitation-only event, members can order tickets by emailing Deadline for ordering: October 31st. Unable to attend? You can still order a signed copy of the cookbook, Ciao Italia Family Classics, at $50, with an email to that same address.

                    Portsmouth Community Radio is grateful to the sponsors of this Sunday Soirée, Italian Style: Mary Ann Esposito; Wayne and Paulette Semprini, Olde Port Properties; Allegra Printing, Atlantic Parking Services; Cookology; enVelop Communications; Il Pioppo; Seaport Fish; South Street & Wine; and Tudor Austin.

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