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Sun Radio will be taking part in Giving Tuesday (December 1st), the annual global day of giving back to non-profts! Considering being a Solar Panel member? Now’s the time! As an incentive to encourage new Solar Panel members on Giving Tuesday, Sun Radio is giving all new members who pledge to donate a monthly minimum of $15 (or more) or a one-time donation of $180 (or more), a $25 gift card to the following:  Mornings with Kevin Connor (6a-10a): Johnny G’s Meat Market Middays with...

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Monday, 30 November 2020
Sun Radio Side Hustle
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Introducing the Sun Radio Side Hustle! Calling all Central Texas musicians, roadies, and sound techs: If you have a side hustle in addition to your music career- guitar lessons, dog walking, personal shopping, etc. – that helps supplement your income listen up! We are dedicating our platform to help showcase your services. How does it work? After filling out the form, if approved, Sun Radio will list your side hustle (your other job) on our website. Throughout the duration of...

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Sunday, 27 September 2020
Sun Radio Recharge
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One of covenants of the Sun Radio Foundation’s mission is preserving the heritage of Texas music. In observance of this commitment, the foundation embarked on the Sun Radio Recharge COVID-19 relief grant program in May and since has helped pay over 220 musicians’ utility bills. We’ve decided to take knee on the Recharge program to make room for other mission driven initiatives such as the Sun Radio Side Hustle. This isn’t a goodbye, it’s a see ya later. Stay tune for more Recharge updates! Recharged,...

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Monday, 21 September 2020
The Sun Radio Recharge
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One of covenants of the Sun Radio Foundation’s mission is preserving the heritage of Texas music. In observance of this commitment, the foundation embarked on the Sun Radio Recharge COVID-19 relief grant program in May and since has helped pay over 220 musicians’ utility bills. We’ve decided to take knee on the Recharge program to make room for other mission driven initiatives such as the Sun Radio Side Hustle. This isn’t a goodbye, it’s a see ya later. Stay tune for more Recharge updates! Recharged,...

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Wednesday, 09 September 2020
Sun Radio’s New Studios
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Sun Radio is close to completion on it’s brand new studios at 4020 Menchaca Rd. in South Austin!   Check out the progress we’ve made so far:   Thanks to the following businesses for helping out with the new studios:           Beckham Development           Calhoun IT Services...

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Wednesday, 19 August 2020
Sun Radio’s Christmas In July
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Oh, the weather outside is frightful… Yeah, like, 115 degrees frightful! It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. Time to hang the stockings, put up the tree, and deck the halls as Sun Radio presents: Christmas in July!   Hear all your Holiday favorites starting Thursday 7/30 at 6pm through Saturday at 6am. Listen on Sun Radio and worldwide at SunRadio.com.   Have a Christmas In July request? Record it via our SHOUT OUT feature on the free Sun...

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Friday, 24 July 2020
Anonymous donor contributes $200,000 to Sun Radio’s Recharge program to help Central Texas musicians
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An anonymous donor has contributed $200,000 to Sun Radio’s Recharge program to help Central Texas musicians affected by COVID-19. As announced today by Mark Murray, the program which started out with a $10,000 grant from the Sun Radio Foundation to help local musicians, gig workers, roadies, sound technicians, grew to over $30,000 when local businesses and over 200 individuals donated to the fund. After we hit our goal, a mysterious check came in the mail. We had to take time...

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Thursday, 25 June 2020
You Did It! Sun Radio Hits Tito’s 10k Match
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Sun Radio Foundation listeners who listen to our great stations raised over 21k with the Tito’s match. All to help Central Texas musicians pay their electric bills through the Sun Radio Recharge program! Central Texas musicians–Get you some free sunshine now! Apply here.   Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far in helping Central Texas musicians pay their electric bills through the Sun Radio Recharge program including:        ...

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Tuesday, 09 June 2020
A look to early Austin at the Neill-Cochran House
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This week on the Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with Rowena Houghton Dasch, Executive Director at the Neill-Cochran House Museum in UT’s West Campus area. But the home predates the university by almost 30 years. It was out in the country when completed in 1856, constructed by skilled craftsmen who were also slaves. The topic of pre-Civil War race relations is addressed in the program, If These Walls Could Talk, which resumes when the museum reopens under appropriate safety...

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Monday, 01 June 2020
Sound of Our Town Release Radar
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Here are some great new local releases you will hear on Sun Radio…the Sound of Our Town, supported by Schlotzsky’s, Blackfeather Vintage Works, and Friends & Allies Brewing!   Israel Nash – “Canyonheart” from his new EP Topaz, recorded at his hill country studio Plum Creek Sound and co-produced by Adrian Quesada (of Austin’s Black Pumas).   Dr. Joe – “Believer” co-produced by another “sound-of-our-towner” Abhi the Nomad, mixed and mastered at the legendary Abbey...

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Tuesday, 28 April 2020