If you remember the great music radio stations in Detroit and Windsor like WKMH, WXYZ, CKLW, WKNR and WJBK, then you'll love the music on Big 8 Radio! Featuring the best Motor City music from the 50's,60's and 70's - the golden age of rock radio! It's all here: Motown, the British Invasion, the rock and pop hits and those curious crossovers!
Big 8 Radio is a tribute radio station honoring the Motor City Classics and features Big 8 Breaks with legendary voices like Dave Shafer, Tom Shannon, Scott Regen, Big Jim Edwards, Walt 'Baby' Love, Charlie Van Dyke, Randall Carlisle, Pat Holiday, Super max Kinkel, Frank Brodie, Ted Richards, Bill Gable, Kris Erik Stevens, Charlie O'Brien and MORE
The life sized bronze statue paying tribute to CKLW's legendary Music Director Rosalie Trombley will be unveiled in a public ceremony on Riverside Dr. across from Caesars Windsor on Sunday Sept. 17th. Celebrated local artist Donna Mayne worked on this piece of art for over two years! It is slated to start at 10:30 - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
AT 11:00 CKLW Staffers and friends gather for the BIG 8 Radio Reunion - CLOSED EVENT - guest list only. FULL.
2:30pm Opening - The Chimczuk Museum hosts a special exhibit honoring Rosalie Trombley. Expected to run several months. The Museum is inside the Art Gallery of Windsor on Riverside Dr. (ART WINDSOR ESSEX) - this is a PUBLIC EVENT
6pm Capitol Theatre Windsor airs the Gemini Award Winning documentary "Radio Revolution: The Rise and Fall of The Big 8" at 6pm. PUBLIC EVENT - first come first served seating.
A charity event follows after the screening featuring Trombley Family members and CKLW Alumni. PUBLIC EVENT
Thank you everyone who donated - we successfully reached our budget goal for the calendar year. We gratefully appreciate your support.
The Big 8 presents the Top 100 of 1967 Countdown! Thanks for tuning in to the Countdown over memorial Day Weekend
Big 8 Radio is now available on the StreamS HiFi Radio App. StreamS HiFi Radio is a universal app for iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad and Apple TV and supports Apple Car Play so you can concentrate on driving while listening.
StreamS HiFi Radio supports extended HE-AAC so the audio is superb and you use less mobile data.
Sample Apple Car play screen only
Download it today on the Apple App Store. requires ios 13.2 or later.
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