Pics from the 2017 Kettering Homecoming Community Car Show

The 2017 Kettering Homecoming Community Car Show was held on Saturday 5/20. In addition to broadcasting live from the event, WKUF also took several pics. Above are just a few of the souped-up rides on display. You can see more by clicking on the Galleries tab and the 2017 Kettering Homecoming Community Car Show album. 

Mercy Beach Will Be BWB's Special Guests on R.P.M.

On Tuesday May 16th, R.P.M. host BWB will have Flint alt-rock trio Mercy Beach as her special guests.  R.P.M. airs Tuesdays from 7 pm to 8 pm. In addition to taking part in festivals featuring such acts as Three Days Grace and Pop Evil, Mercy Beach contributed the track “Eureka” to a benefit compilation titled Not Safe to Drink with proceeds going toward water crisis relief funds. If you haven't already, be sure to check out Mercy Beach via their Facebook page and website. Also, you can watch them in action below:

Host Profile: Phillipe Stone

What's the name of your show?  The Classic Jazz Zone

What's your show about and when does it air?  My show features classic jazz artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Art Blakey and many more. It airs Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 until noon.

Is there a story behind your on-air name?   Well actually it was Phillipe Stone the Boogie Bone during a time when I was a DJ in Flint in the late 70's.

How long has your show been on the air? Since April 25th, 2017

What do you like to do in your spare time?  Watch all the Michigan sports teams. I live and die by our beloved Tigers, Pistons, Spartans, Lions and Wolverines so I've died a 1000 deaths.

Tell us about a funny incident that happened during your show.  For my first show I was so excited, I got to the station an hour before my start time. I got all my music ready and everything is ready to roll. So at 9 am the show starts, but I forgot to turn on the mic.

Have you gotten any funny calls during your show?  Yeah, my sister's friend wanted to hear some Gospel Jazz.

If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what are 10 of the songs you'd want with you?

1.      Miles Davis "So What" 

2.     John Coltrane "My Favorite Things" 

3.     Grant Green "Western Union Man" 

4.     Grover Washington Jr " Knucklehead "

5.     Dr Lonnie Smith " Laying in the Cut"

6.     Donald Byrd "Eldorado" 

7.      Cannonball Adderley "Work Song" 

8.     Bobbi Humphrey "Chicago Damn" 

9.     Hank Crawford "Midnight over Memphis"

10.  Isaac Hayes "Joy"

What is one of your most memorable concert experiences?  Sneaking in to see Grant Green at the 50 grand in Flint when I was 17.

In the movie "WKUF: The Untold Story", who would you cast as yourself? Dave Chappelle


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