WRUW Is Looking for a Few Good Bands to Play This Year’s Studio-A-Rama


  • Anne Nickoloff
A tradition in these parts, WRUW’s all day Studio-A-Rama music festival has featured headlining acts such as the Man or Astroman, Bleached, Tacocat, A Place To Bury Strangers, the Black Angels, Mission of Burma, Guided By Voices and the New Bomb Turks in the past.

WRUW broadcasts the festival, its signature event, in its entirety on its FM home (91.1 on the old-fashioned radio dial) and via its website.

Now, the folks at the radio station have just announced that they’re currently accepting submissions from local and regional bands that wish to play this year’s event on Saturday, Sept. 10. The deadline to submit for this year’s Studio-A-Rama is July 17.

WRUW will select seven to nine bands will share the stage with a national headliner that's still to be announced. Local and regional bands who wish to play must not participated in the past four years. According to the press release announcing the submission process, “all types of music will be considered, and musicians that have submitted music in the past, but weren’t chosen to play, are encouraged to do so once again.”

Interested bands can submit by sending at least three songs, the band line-up and bio, band photo, website address and contact information to WRUW-FM, Attention: Studio-A-Rama, 11220 Bellflower Road, Cleveland OH 44106. Electronic submissions can be emailed to [email protected] All submissions will become the property of WRUW so don’t expect to get your stuff back.

For more information, visit wruw.org or facebook.com\wruwfm. Questions can be sent via e-mail to [email protected]

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