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Sun Radio Lays The Foundation At New Studio
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In 2018 through 2019, Sun Radio embarked on a brick fundraising campaign to help support our move from the Bee Cave’s office to the Riverside Arts District. Shortly after, the Austin City Council enforced an indefinite halt on the project, displacing Sun Radio for over a year in a temporary location. Despite the pandemic, Sun Radio was able to find our forever home in the blue house on Menchaca Road where renovations are still in the works. We are honored...

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Friday, 20 November 2020
Sun Radio Street Fighters
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“Sun Radio Street Fighters” are business supporters that continue to financially support Sun Radio and are fighting to remain alive during this time. Check out our list of Street Fighters below. Many of these essential businesses are still open and offering special services such as curbside pickup, to-go orders or even creating hand sanitizer. See below for more details! Are you a business that needs to get your message heard? Become a financial supporter of Sun Radio today! This is...

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Monday, 21 September 2020
Global Beer Responsible Day
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The gateway to the weekend is here🙌 Join us and Anheuser-Busch in making every experience with a beer a positive one today on #GlobalBeerResponsibleDay. This year, they’re introducing new Budweiser Zero, a new zero alcohol brew with the full-flavored taste you expect from Budweiser. Encouraging friends to drink responsibly, planning ahead for safe rides, and keeping our communities safe is a group effort. And we couldn’t do it without you! A message from Budweiser, Brown Distributing Co. and Sun Radio...

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Friday, 18 September 2020
The Musician Treatment Foundation helps to heal
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The Musician Treatment Foundation helps to heal musicians suffering from the kind of repetitive stress injuries that make it harder, if not impossible, to practice their craft, including injuries to the shoulder, elbow and hand. Founded by Dr. O. Alton Barron in October of 2017, the non-profit MTF has already provided more than a million dollars worth of surgical and non-surgical care to area musicians. On the latest episode of the Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with Dr....

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Saturday, 25 July 2020
Sun Radio Shines On Earth Day
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Happy Earth Day everyone! Sun Radio is solar-powered and supports clean energy initiatives. All the work we do, we try and do with as little harm to the Earth as possible. We provide electric, hybrid vehicles or high MPG vehicles as an alternative source of transportation to some of our employees who may have an automobile with less than desirable emissions or gas mileage standards. Most importantly: Enjoy the best music under the sun 100% clean with no additives! Listen now...

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Wednesday, 22 April 2020
Stay Home: The Video!
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A few weeks ago, we started playing “Stay Home,” a timely and topical new tune by Austin’s own Shinyribs. Our afternoon host Mark Murray let his friend (and former KVUE colleague) Brent Annear know about the song. Brent is now with the Texas Medical Association and we introduced him to Kevin Russell of Shinyribs and now there’s a cool new video of “Stay Home.” Watch it, share it, and live it!...

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Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Shinyribs sings “Stay Home”
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Austin’s Shinyribs has released a timely, topical and terrific tune called, “Stay Home” (see below!)   As Shinyribs frontman Kevin Russell says, “In situations like this, panic naturally ensues when daily routines are unprecedentedly interrupted. This is a lighthearted message but an important one. You don’t need more toilet paper. You don’t need to hoard supplies and food. You just need to stay put. This time is tough on all of us, but with everyone’s cooperation, we can slow the...

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Thursday, 26 March 2020
VELA: Illuminating Ability for Children with Special Needs
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One in every five families in America has a child with special needs, and the parents of those children often feel alone and overwhelmed in trying to navigate through the system of doctors, therapies and special education. VELA, a local bilingual non-profit, works to empower those parents and provide a community for those families. This week on the Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with VELA founder and Executive Director Maria Hernandez and Miranda Dodson, a musician and mother...

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Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Putting ‘Community First!’ to ease Homelessness in Central Texas
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Homelessness has been such a hot-button issue around here this year. Everyone has an opinion, but few take action. Kevin Connor talks with someone who, for years, has actually been working quite effectively to help the homeless in Austin, Alan Graham. Alan runs Mobile Loaves and Fishes and Community First!, a growing master-planned community of formerly homeless people living and working east of Austin. Find out what Alan believes is the leading cause of homelessness and who he thinks should...

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Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Soundwaves: Using Music to Create Visual Art to Do Good
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The East Austin Studio Tour is happening this weekend and next, with hundreds of talented artists sharing their work and their work spaces. Included in the tour is The Soundwaves Art Foundation, where artist Tim Wakefield takes soundwaves from songs and transforms them into visual art. Prints are then signed by the musicians and sold to benefit charitable organizations around the world. On this edition of The Sun Radio Regional Report Kevin Connor talks with Jeremy Klitzman of Soundwaves and...

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Friday, 15 November 2019