March 13 Benefit ConcertFebruary 20, 2020-Fri Mar 13th – 7pm-10pm featuring the Wolf Crick Boys plus Lowder & Manning at the Springfield Motor Boat Club, 17 Club Area, Springfield IL 62712. $5 cover. More information at this Facebook page. Wolf Crick Boys are “Hardcore honkytonk. American music forged from true grit and heart. Grown from the midwest dirt.” Visit their… Continue Reading March 13 Benefit Concert
February 2020 updateFebruary 8, 2020-Several things to report: We have our state incorporation paperwork and will now file with the attorney general’s office. That will complete our state requirements and we will then submit our 501c3 application. For our current online streaming programming, we now have the legal call letters: WQNA-DB. We are also very happy to state that… Continue Reading February 2020 update
February 28 Benefit ConcertFebruary 1, 2020-Location: The Alamo, 115 N 5th St, Springfield, IL 62701 Time: 7pm – 10pm Hear The Rick Mari Band with opening act Crimes Against the Moonlight on Friday, February 28th at The Alamo. Proceeds from this benefit concert go to the Springfield Community Broadcasters’ continuing effort to get back on the FM dial. For more… Continue Reading February 28 Benefit Concert
Downtown Holiday MarketsDecember 10, 2019-We had a successful first Holiday Market in downtown Springfield on December 7. There were opportunities to talk with members of the community, letting them know about our station and efforts to return to the FM band. A bluetooth speaker added merry holiday music from the SCB Radio internet stream. Folks appreciated the free hot… Continue Reading Downtown Holiday Markets
Dumb Records All Ages Benefit ShowNovember 28, 2019-Dumb Records hosted a benefit for the Springfield Community Broadcasters on 12/13/19. We raised $288 at this all ages show! Many thanks to the bands who volunteered their time and talent, Dumb Records for everything, and the audience for making the event a success! Bands: Epsom – the pariah of Springfield rock and roll, the… Continue Reading Dumb Records All Ages Benefit Show
We’re back onlineNovember 23, 2019-We have set up a live stream and will be slowly returning to our original broadcast schedule. Or find us at Live365!
Official statementNovember 19, 2019-As of noon today, CACC finalized the sale of the WQNA 88.3 FM license to Covenant Network, a Network with two existing subsidiaries in Springfield radio, and shortly after, WQNA fell silent. However, the Springfield Community Broadcasters group is still working to keep community radio alive. The sale of the 88.3 license is NOT the… Continue Reading Official statement