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Description

WRFG 89.3 Broadcasts 24 Hours a day at 100,000 Watts. WRFG provides a voice for those who have been traditionally denied access to the broadcast media and the involvement of a broad base of community elements to guarantee that access.

Since going on the air in 1973, WRFG has filled a void on the Atlanta airwaves. WRFG was the first Atlanta radio station since the 1950s to feature such regional musical forms as blues, bluegrass and jazz. Reflecting Atlanta's emergence as an "international city", it pioneered programming oriented toward the area's growing Latin, African, Asian and Caribbean communities. WRFG was the first station to carry live broadcasts from the Arts Festival of Atlanta and the Georgia Grassroots Festival. WRFG's achievements extend beyond music alone. WRFG produced live broadcasts of speakers at the Hungry Club, Atlanta's famous weekly interracial forum. It was the first and only radio station to air the work of local poets, playwrights and authors on a regular basis. WRFG has also initiated programming directed toward Atlanta's neighborhoods, the disabled, alternative lifestyles, and other special audiences. Its in-depth coverage of event such as the 1987 rebellion at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary has received widespread acclaim.

WRFG's documentaries merit special attention. Between 1977 and 1980, WRFG produced the 50-part "Living Atlanta!' series on Atlanta's history. "Living Atlanta!' won national awards and established a tradition of documentary excellence at WRFG. In the fall of 1989, the University of Georgia Press published a book based on this award-winning series.

What’s New

Version 3.4.2

- Added Car Play
- Performance Updates

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

DocMST ,

TheBestFreeRadio

Rarely do I tune in to any other station. WRFG 89.3 FM has all I want to listen to and hear. With this App, I can listen anywhere on the planet that is WiFi enabled.

fliwer shop ,

The right place to be on the left side of the dial 89

Been listening since the 80s can’t think of another radio station that gives such a variety! Love love love

Jvstkaya ,

Please Fix Listen Live Function

I LOVE WRFG!!! But I am so frustrated that when I am on the move I cannot listen via the app. The comments show that several other of your supporters are similarly frustrated. Please please please tend to this technical issue so that we can continue to enjoy the unique and vital programming you provide!

Information

Seller
Radio Free Georgia Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.
Size
48.7 MB
Category
Music
Compatibility

Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© BV Mobile Apps, Inc.
Price
Free

Supports

  • Wallet

    Get all of your passes, tickets, cards, and more in one place.

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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