Shake 108 FM Launches New Weekly Shows and Key Partnerships
Miamiâ€™s Homegrown Radio Station Adds Focus on Local Music Scene plus local Industry Veterans to the Mix
Miami, FL â€“ February 10, 2016 â€“ Shake 108 FM, the Miami underground & homegrown non-profit radio station, enters its second year with a big-bang line up of new weekly shows and key partnerships with some of the industryâ€™s most revered professionals.
Founded on the vision of providing music oprn format variety music through an independently owned and operated radio station, Shake 108 FM is giving Miamiâ€™s talented musicians such as Suenalo, Afrobeta & Nil Lara; music & nightlife movers & shakers such as DJ George Acosta and Bill Kelly; and local non-profit organizations, a committed platform to promote the local music scene. The new shows, starting on February 14th, 2016, include:
Â· Local Love Hour – Starting Valentineâ€™s day on Sundays & Wednesdays from 8-9 PM Miamiâ€™s own singer/songwriter/DJ, Aimee Beah Moore, will host the locals show playing only music from Miami artists. Suenalo, Afrobeta, Nil Lara, Spam All-stars, Xperimento and many others.
Â· Bill Kellyâ€™s Open House â€“ Local legend & founder of Winter Music Conference, Bill Kelly is managing his house music show every Monday night from 10-midnight.
Â· Friday Night PlayHouse â€“ World renowned local DJ George Acosta will be managing house music every Friday night live at â€œThe Bunker 1826â€ on Collins Avenue in South Beach.
Â· DJ of the Week â€“ Shake 108 will be featuring one DJ a week every Thursday night to promote the many outstanding DJs spinning at clubs throughout Miami.
Â· Kulchu Shok Reggae Show â€“ Lance O, founder of Kulchu Shok Music, will be managing reggae music every Saturday morning from 7-9 am
In addition, Shake 108 FMâ€™s founder Peter Stebbins, has brought in Miamiâ€™s longtime South Beach promoter Bobby Brandt to help manage the station.
â€œI feel that the only thing Shake 108 was missing was a strong track-record in the biz,â€ explains Stebbins. â€œYou can accomplish that over time or by bringing in teammates already with that track record. Bobby is the ultimate Miami music, nightlife expert with unmatched experience. I am really excited he is willing to take a shot at us.â€
â€œShake 108 is a fantastic platform to deliver what people want to hear, what Miami wants to hear,â€ adds Brandt. â€œPeter came to me with such an amazing opportunity: to showcase, in a mass medium, Miamiâ€™s incredible talent. I couldnâ€™t say no.â€
In addition to local musicâ€¦ Non-profits in Miami have a place to promote their events on the radio with free commercials. This sophomore year Shake 108 will have a team reach out to many Miami non-profits to help them spread the word about community activities. Shake 108 is the voice of Miamiâ€™s non-for-profits.