News and Events

  • March 13 Benefit Concert February 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 update February 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 Concert February 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
  • Hip Hop Humpday Presents SCB Benefit Show at Dumb Records December 17, 2019 - Before this year is over, we are getting together for one of the biggest baddest best lineups of local hip hop the 217 has to offer!! Hosted by KEN NO of HIP HOP HUMPDAY (formerly on WNQA 88.3 FM), and held as a benefit for Springfield Community Broadcasters to get local hip hop back on… Continue Reading Hip Hop Humpday Presents SCB Benefit Show at Dumb Records
  • Downtown Holiday Markets December 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 Show November 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 online November 23, 2019 - We have set up a live stream and will be slowly returning to our original broadcast schedule. Or find us at Live365!
  • SJR: WQNA-FM sold to Catholic Radio Group; Signal Goes Silent November 20, 2019 - From the 11/19/19 SJR: The sale of Springfield radio station WQNA-FM to a Catholic radio group has been approved. Capital Area Career Center’s executive council made the move Tuesday and almost immediately pulled the plug on the 250-watt station, which was a cooperative between the CACC and community DJs, and featured an eclectic mix of… Continue Reading SJR: WQNA-FM sold to Catholic Radio Group; Signal Goes Silent
  • Official statement November 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
  • 88.3 FM has been sold but we’re not silent for long November 19, 2019 - Though the license for 88.3 FM has been sold to Covenant Network Catholic Radio by the Capital Area Career Center, this isn’t the end of our efforts. Our intent to provide community radio to Springfield continues. The Springfield Community Broadcasters are pursuing other leads to keep the music you love on the FM dial. CACC… Continue Reading 88.3 FM has been sold but we’re not silent for long