Posts Tagged ‘FM Belfast’
2009 was an interesting year in the history of WRBC. The saw several key changes and its prominence on campus grow to a significant degree. It was a year marked by a variety of concerts, excellent programing, and a few bumps along the way. The WRBC board and the station at large has worked hard to make 2009 one of the best years in our over 50 year history on FM and hopes to build on that momentum in 2010.
Thus, here is a partial rundown of everything that was accomplished over the past year.
January 15: Winter Semester general meeting, we welcome new members onto the board and completely fill the schedule for the third semester in a row.
January 17: Concert by Black Taxi (With Class of 2010 Co-Presidents and Bates Musicians’ Union)
Bates College is now a known entity in the country of Iceland. The local paper, Fréttablaðið, covered FM Belfast’s journey to Bates in a March 10th article. The article has been translated by Bates professor, Aslaug Asgeirsdottir.
“Discussed the Icelandic Recession”
The danceband FM Belfast recently returned from a two-week trip to the United States where they participated in a variety of things.
FM Blefast played a concert at Bates College in Maine where they also participated in a seminar on the collapse of the Icelandic economy. Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir, a professor of politics at the college lead the seminar. Read more »
The February 28th FM Belfast Concert was widely attended and a huge success on campus. Here are some links highlighting the event:
As part of the WRBC FM “Never-Ending Concert Series,” Icelandic band, FM Belfast (http://www.myspace.com/fmbelfast), will be playing a show at Bates College in Lewiston at the Benjamin Mays Center on February 28th, 2009. Doors will open at 9:30, and the Bates’ own Battleship and Reggaenomics will head off the concert, which is free. The evening will end with a performance by DJ TäNZERMENSCH. Read more »
Several members of the WRBC Board of Directors made a visit to the nation of Iceland to attend the annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in October 2008. The festival included performances from over 100 bands, including many Icelandic acts and several prominent international performers. Read more »