Day 7: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser continues!

Day seven of WYOU’s Spring Fundraiser kicked off early this morning with all BRAND NEW PROGRAMS recorded right here in our new studio. Music shows, talk shows, dance shows and tons more. Watch this great new line up all week during the 2nd half of our Spring Fundraiser. And please call in, go online or stop in to the new station to donate. We need your support more than ever to keep the station alive and thriving.

Amongst the many great new pledge drive shows to air are a host of socially relevant community programs including:

-EnAct 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Luciano Matheron’s Willy Street TV (BRAND NEW SERIES!)11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Brenda Konkel’s Live Blog ShowThis Side of Town, (BRAND NEW SERIES!) 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Madison Progressive Voices with host Rick Richards 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Smart Transit also with host Rick Richards 3:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m.

Plus many more!

Here’s a clip from Luciano Matheron’s Willy Street TV featuring Wisconsin Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton with Catfish Stephenson on guitar:

To see the full line up of programming go to our schedule page.

Please donate today. Call (608) 258-9644 or go online at and click the donate link.

Day 3: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

The third day of our open house and fundraiser kicked off with the guys from Beerpocalypse Now! coming into the studio to teach us a little more about micro brews. Following them were a host of other producers and volunteers recording pledge drive shows in support of the station.

Keith Symonds and Jeremy Rintz of Beerpocalypse Now!

Luciano Matheron’s brand new show Willy Street TV with guests Barbara Vedder (above), Dr. Gene Farley (below) plus a number of other surprises…
Volunteers Bijon (above) and Gina (below) on the Willy Street TV taping
Rick Brooks (left) interviewed folks on the street as guest Dr. Gene Farley arrives.

On-the-street camera operator Echnaton (above) and support crew (below).
…and Catfish Stephenson returned for the second day in a row to perform at WYOU during the Willy Street TV show.

Later in the evening we welcomed members of Enact into the studio (From L to R, Dave Taylor, Director of Special Projects, Madison Metro Sewage Dist, Bob Stoffs, Community Services Manager, MG&E, Annie Dutcher, Volunteer Coordinator Centro Hispano of Dane County, Judy Skog, EnAct volunteer, Maria Sadowski, EnAct Community Relations Manager).

…and then the gender bending Mad Kings.

WYOU Technical Director Eric Allin (above) oversees the control room during taping sessions while volunteer Line Producer Nita McDaniels (below) makes sure everything runs smoothly.