Big Jay takes you through your work day playing the
mountaintop's best music mix, on "Midday in The Mountains"
welcomes Joe Loverro - long recognized for his community
leadership and integrity - from our sister station WQQQ
in Northwest CT. A new voice for the mountaintop, but a
long time member of the RIP broadcast family. Joe starts
waking up the Great Northern Catskills starting in May
and friendly voice keeps everyone company for the ride home!
John plays more of today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites along
with hourly AP News updates.
(Evenings 7p-Mid; Sat. 9-2pm)
as he takes you through the evening hours with music to unwind and
relax with after a busy day. You can also hear Ed on the
“Mountain Weekend” every Saturday
from 9 til 2pm on RIP 97.9!
Prognosticator in the RIP 97.9
Mountain Weather Center, the only radio voice
bringing you specified weather forecasting for the
unique Great Northern Catskills climate.
Allen brings his life-long passion for “good jazz” to RIP 97.9 -
live - Sunday afternoons from 5 to 7pm. He features classic jazz
sounds from the Golden Era right through today. Allen’s tasty
mix of Jazz is timeless and is a popular favorite on the
Sonny brings the local music scene to RIP 97.9 every
week on Local Licks, featuring artists and bands from the Catskills &
the Hudson Valley.
2-7pm, Sundays 7pm-Midnight)
Join M.A. Tarpinian every week here on RIP 97.9 & 97.5, as
she joins Jay Fink every Thursday afternoon to keep you
company on your ride home from work. M.A. is also the
new host of our popular Sunday Night Nice 'n Easy
program, featuring the best of American Pop Standards.
(Commercial voice talent
Bill plays the greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll hits of
the 50s, 60s and early 70s. Plus, you’ll always hear “rare and tasty”
tunes from the Lawrence Library – songs you will ONLY hear on
the Rip Retro Saturday Night.
Catch Andy on the overnights, where he's been known to play just
about anything that's not in our normal format!