Saturday, April 26, UCSB is proud to host the 2014 UCRN Conference at KCSB-FM and across the UCSB campus.
Attendance is free, open to all, and includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner for those who RSVP by emailing general.manager at kcsb.org!
Bring records and station gear for a record and swag swap!
Schedule (Stay Tuned for Updates!):
9am-10am: Breakfast and station tour at KCSB
10am-11am: Keynote (Via Skype) – “Does Radio Still Matter?” with Ken Freedman, Station Manager and Program Director of legendary freeform community-radio station WFMU-FM (Jersey City, New Jersey).
Music and Programming Roundtable
News, Public Affairs, and Sports Roundtable
UCRN Steering Committee
12:15pm-1:15pm: Lunch at KCSB
Grassroots Music and Community Spaces
Letting Go: How to find alternatives and avoid discouragement
Localism: Engagement in global communities and LPFM
Identity and vision: Projecting your station’s mission
Live broadcast technical workshop
Programming with a conscience: Music and social movements
4pm-5pm: Town Hall – UCRN’s Path Forward
Stay immediately after dinner for a FREE twilight Garage-Rock performance featuring:
- Massenger (Ventura)
A rock quartet (featuring former members of Franklin for Short) whose 2013 debut album appeared on the Burger Records & Rocketship Records labels.
- Eastern Bakery (IV)
Isla Vista garage-punk trio.
- Travelling Ills (Santa Cruz)
UC Santa Cruz / KZSC-affiliated punk-blues trio.
This evening performance is open to the entire public and will also be broadcast live from the base of Storke Tower.
To RSVP on our Facebook event page: CLICK HERE.