The annual Triple R Radiothon starts today and will run until the 26th of August. However, all listeners that subscribe to the station before the 26th of September have the chance to win one of the many exciting prizes on offer!
Community radio is a staple of the Melbourne music community and Triple R are a key player across the community airwaves. The theme for this years Radiothon is “Stay Curious”, speaking volumes about the work that Triple R are constantly undertaking to uncover new talent and platform exciting voices. Read on to discover why pledging during Radiothon is so important to the continued success of the station:
‘3RRR is a not-for-profit independent Melbourne radio station, tested on humans for over 40 years. Radiothon brings in vital funding to keep the station on air for another year, and it begins on 17th August.
The station runs on the goodwill, hard work, passion and dedication of 800 volunteers and staff, and the generosity of the subscribers, donors and sponsors who fund the station.
Triple R provides an alternative to networked commercial and public media, giving voices to issues of social justice; and many people, causes and opinions that may not otherwise be heard.
Subscribers pay an annual subscription fee to fund the station, and become members of a genuine and broad station community’
If the all of this is still not enough motivation for you to pledge to Triple R, maybe the array of exciting prizes on offer will entice you… Some of the major prize highlights include a; JBL EON ONE pro PA system, a rechargeable, battery-powered portable PA; 6 months of free rehearsals at Three Phase studios or Bakehouse Studios, and the mastering of an EP with Adam Dempsey at Deluxe Mastering.
Julia Jacklin – Live at the Triple R Performance Space