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BLUGOLD RADIO HOSTS MUSIC FESTIVAL

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 20 – Blugold Radio WUEC 89.7 FM will be holding a Spring Music Festival on Saturday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Scholfield Auditorium on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus. All funds raised will help to pay annual broadcasting costs for the award-winning, student run radio station.

The Blugold Radio Spring Music Festival will feature three local bands from different genres. A Capella group, Fifth Element, a six member all-male group made up of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students; Alternative Rock band, Granite Rose; and Forward Brass Band, an 11 member jazz ensemble that recently played at the 48th annual Jazz Fest will all be performing.

“We wanted to make our concert unique and eclectic to help showcase the variety of talents Eau Claire has to offer,” says Public Relations Manager Olivia McCarthy.

Tickets go on sale this week at the Davies Service Center, $5 for community or $2 with a Blugold ID. For more concert details visit wuec.org or the Blugold Radio Facebook page.

WUEC 89.7 FM is a professional and unique student run program. Blugold Radio broadcasts from Hibbard Humanities Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus Sunday nights from 5 to 8 p.m.

For more information on Blugold Radio, please visit http://wuec.org and http://wpr.org.

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